Good Reading : November 2005
NOVEMBER 2005 ı goodreading 21 practical book Walking France by Gillian and John Souter is published by Off the Shelf Publishing, rrp $29.95. Some tips and hints • Wear clothes made of modern fabrics that dry quickly and take clothes appropriate to the season; you might need gloves or swimwear. • Take a good pair of walking boots, already worn in, plus a light pair of comfortable shoes for night or city. • Wearing thin lining socks in conjunc- tion with thicker socks can increase comfort and reduce washing. • Don’t forget a waterproof jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses and a hat. • Take a compact pair of binoculars for watching distant wildlife or high architectural features; a small torch can be useful for investigating caves. • A compass can be handy. • Carry a basic first aid kit, whistle and blister plasters even if you hope not to ever have to use them. france Hunawihr in Alsace, one of France’s most beautiful villages. The isolated hamlet of Hauterives in the Tarn valley.
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