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I may be gone for some time : one man's story of his 5,000 mile trek around the British mainland coast

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Publication Type
General Interest Book
Author
Peter Hill
ISBN
9781909461512
Date Published
2016
Size
254 x 204 mm
Number of Pages
232pp
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https://www.v-publishing.co.uk/books/walking/i-may-be-gone-for-some-time/
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Publisher's website 2022

In 2014, a self-proclaimed ‘relatively normal 50-year-old, overweight desk-jockey’, took on the monumental task of attempting a 5,000-mile walk around the coast of mainland Britain in the name of two worthy charities.

Developed and adapted from his award-winning blog, this is a journal documenting the highs and lows of his 42-week hike around Britain with only the support of his friends, family, the odd stranger or two and a trusty second-hand motorhome as a roving base camp.

Peter Hill, the man behind the whimsical idea, never viewed the trek as a voyage of personal discovery and instead takes the reader on a truthful blisters-and-all journey with friendly enthusiasm, gentle humour, numerous trials, a few grumbles, the odd rant and many, many ice-creams. With added extracts from a driver’s diary and fully illustrated with a selection of spectacular photographs, this book is only readable with a smile.


Paths Covered by this Publication:

4498 km / 2795 miles
1386 km / 861 miles

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