1001 Walks You Must Experience Before You Die features wide-ranging, carefully chosen routes varying from the rugged delights of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path to the wilderness of Jamaica, and the Harz Witches´ Trail high up in the German mountains. The hand-picked excursions take in mountain passes, woodland paths, ancient Native-American trails, and much more.
There are easy walks for beginners-some lasting barely an hour - and more demanding challenges that may take several weeks to complete. Every fact-packed entry provides a wealth of information about a must-try walk, including essential details about its start and finish points, overall distance, difficulty rating, maps, and the time it should take to complete. In short, 1001 Walks You Must Experience Before You Die is an essential reference book and guide for all those who love to get out of their cars, get off their bikes, and lace up their walking shoes.
ABOUT THE GENERAL EDITOR Barry Stone's travel writing has appeared in the Brisbane Courier Mail, Sydney's Sun-Herald newspaper and many of Australia's premier travel magazines, including Vacations & Travel, Get Up & Go!, and Australian Traveller. He has served as contributing author to 1001 Escapes to Make Before You Die (2009) and a range of illustrative reference books, including America: The Complete Story (2001), Historica: 1,000 Years of Our Lives and Times (2006), and the critically acclaimed EARTH (2008).