Bang up to date in 2009 and featuring newly forged trails not found in any other publication, this new edition of Walk! Madeira is a must for all walking enthusiasts contemplating a visit to the island. Madeira has it all, majestic mountains, rugged coastline, ancient forests and a unique levada network. Add to this the substantial investment by the Regional Government to increase the safety, scope and variety of trails; the island has now become a walker's paradise. Walk! Madeira is the first publication to recognize this development and following consultation with and encouragement by the Forestry Service, this new edition has been completely re-written to include all the 'Recommended Trails' designated by the Regional Government, as well as many other spectacular routes across the island. Its new authors Shirley and Mike Whitehead have completely resurveyed and graded every route and, based on their local knowledge as residents of the island, bring readers up to date with the changing face of Madeira. The book provides detailed walk descriptions, over 200 photographs, dedicated map sections from the 6th edition of the Tour & Trail Map, plus lots of information on flora, fauna, places of interest and island culture. Aimed at the independent walker, Walk! Madeira includes a range of walking trails to suit every level of fitness and ability from the very best high altitude challenges to gentle strolls suitable for everyone; the selection including superb mountainous terrain, the enchanting levada network, beautiful coastal routes and exotic forest trails.
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The only book you will need for walking in Madeira!, 24 Aug 2009 By J Bolton (Manchester UK) - Amazon Reader Review This is a fantastic book full of walks at all levels. The reference points are clear and concise with many lovely photographs. Shirley certainly knows her stuff and this book really is the only one you will need for walking in Madeira. It is just the right size for taking with you and even if you have no intention of going anywhere but the nearest sunbed it's still a wonderful read full of interesting facts about this picturesque and dramatic island. It's a real gem and I guarantee you won't be disappointed! 1 Sep 2009 By S. Turner (manchester england) - Amazon Reader Review This is an excellent book,giving very detailed and honest descriptions of the many and varied walks available,with lovely photographs.Has all the information needed to plan walks as well as being enjoyable to read.
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Description du livre Paperback. État : Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. N° de réf. du libraire GOR004819206
Description du livre Paperback. État : Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. N° de réf. du libraire GOR008346145