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Trekking in the Pyrenees By Douglas Streatfeild-James

Trekking in the Pyrenees by Douglas Streatfeild-James

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Superb scenery, a rich culture and a long history, wonderful cuisine and excellent sporting opportunities all combine to make the Pyrenees one of Europe's most exciting regions; there's no better way to experience it than on foot.

Trekking in the Pyrenees Summary

Trekking in the Pyrenees by Douglas Streatfeild-James

This is an area of awe-inspiring natural beauty. Approximately 280 miles in length, the range includes rolling foothills, steep gorges, high passes and imposing peaks. Superb scenery, a rich culture and a long history, wonderful cuisine and excellent sporting opportunities all combine to make the Pyrenees one of Europe's most exciting regions; there's no better way to experience it than on foot. Fully revised and expanded 2nd edition - 90 detailed trekking maps - showing walking times, places to stay and points of interest, with detailed route descriptions: - GR10 from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean - GR11 from Roncesvalles to Andorra - Link routes and HRP sections - Practical information - planning your trip; getting to France and Spain from other countries in Europe, North America and Australasia; where to stay (all budgets), where to eat, what to see, and getting to the start of your trek - Historical and cultural background - Health and safety; minimizing your impact on the environment - French and Spanish language sections - Pyrenean flora and fauna - four-page full colour guide to the flowers of the Pyrenees, plus an illustrated bird identification section

Trekking in the Pyrenees Reviews

'An excellent trekking guide' Adventure Travel 'Very informative...Take this one with you.' Country Walking 'Fascinating background material... Comprehensive Information... Readily accessible, well-written and most readable...' John Cleare High Magazine

About Douglas Streatfeild-James

Born in Sussex, Douglas Streatfeild-James grew up in Malta, Britain and Canada. In 1986, before going up to Oxford University, he spent six months in India and Nepal and has been travelling at every available opportunity since then. During periods of extended wandering, he has trekked in South America, canoed across France and motorcycled across Europe. Douglas is the author of China by Rail, also from Trailblazer, and has contributed to Silk Route by Rail. He wrote Lonely Planet's Goa guide and is co-author of LP's South India guide.

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GOR001385043
9781873756508
187375650X
Trekking in the Pyrenees by Douglas Streatfeild-James
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Trailblazer Publications
2001-06-30
288
N/A
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