The Gentle Art of Tramping

Author(s): Stephen Graham; Alastair Humphreys (Foreword by)

Travel - Narratives

'Know how to tramp and you know how to live... Know how to meet your fellow-wanderer, how to be passive to the beauty of Nature and how to be active to its wildness and its rigour' The tramp is a friend of society; a seeker, they pay their way if they can. One includes in the category "tramp" all true Bohemians, pilgrims, explorers afoot, walking tourists, and the like. Tramping is a way of approach, to Nature, to your fellow-man, to a nation, to beauty, to life itself. It is a gentle art and there is much to learn; illusions to overcome, prejudices and habits to be shaken off.Originally published in 1926, The Gentle Art of Tramping is a guide for anyone who has dreamed of taking to the road with nothing more than a bag full of essentials and big ideas. It gives guidance on walking, being open to discovery and being kind - advice as relevant now as it was then.

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General Fields

  • : 9781448217243
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Reader
  • : April 2019
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 796.51
  • : 208
  • : Stephen Graham; Alastair Humphreys (Foreword by)
  • : Hardback