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The hairy hikers le vay david Rating: 4,3/10 1668 reviews

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While some may find this distasteful it amused me no end. While I appreciate that this walk was one hell of a challenge, the actual telling of the story was unexciting. Thankfully it turns out he is referring to the little embossed logo on his new shirt. This tale will appeal to weekend walkers, serious trekkers, and all who simply enjoy a good story of human endeavor and foolishness. Has The Hairy Hikers: A Coast-to-Coast Trek Along the French Pyrenees put you off other books in this genre? The pictures painted in my mind. The pair are fuelled by a degree of mid-life crisis and the need to escape from routine, so the two-month, 530-mile walk along the Grande Randonnee gives them a chance to have fun together, argue about snoring, discover lots of out-of-the-way places, meet characters from around the world, and grow beards.

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The Hairy Hikers, David Le Vay

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Instead he takes you on his 50-day trek, full of gorgeous scenery, interesting characters, the usual hiking snafus and problems, and some physical misery. Hairy Hikers : A Coast-to-Coast Trek Along the French Pyrenees. Thankfully it turns out he is referring to the little embossed logo on his new shirt. The book is a witty account of their adventures as they trek along the Pyrenees. The book is a witty account of their adventures as they trek along the Pyrenees. The E-mail message field is required. We are planning a short trip to the western Pyrenees, taking our bikes, and this book gave me plenty of ideas of places I want to visit.

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Fueled by a degree of midlife crisis and the need to escape from routine, armed with rusty schoolboy French and plenty of schoo. Wonderful If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be? Fuelled by a degree of mid-life crisis and the need to escape, albeit temporarily, the dull routine of modern life, David and Rob set out to walk from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, taking in French villages, beautiful scenery and one of the most spectacular mountain ranges in Europe. Just about perfect if you can put aside the inevitable snoring-induced conflict and bad habits that result from two men spending over seven weeks in each other's company. What did you like least? How could the performance have been better?. Just about perfect—if you can put aside the inevitable snoring-induced conflict and bad habits that result from two men spending more than seven weeks in each other's company. Fuelled by a degree of mid-life crisis and the need to escape, albeit temporarily, the dull routine of modern life, David and Rob set out to walk from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, taking in French villages, beautiful scenery and one of the most spectacular mountain ranges in Europe. While some may find this distasteful it amused me no end.

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It was certainly well read and I think the reader somehow turned it into a radio play. Just about perfect - if you can put aside the inevitable conflict, drama and unexpected tedium that results from two men spending over seven solid weeks in each other's company! That's not the author's intent. Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? Fuelled by a degree of mid-life crisis and the need to escape, albeit temporarily, the dull routine of modern life, David and Rob set out to walk from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, taking in French villages, beautiful scenery, and one of the most spectacular mountain ranges in Europe. The balance of fact and story telling is without peer. Thankfully it turns out he is referring to the little embossed logo on his new shirt.

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The Hairy Hikers by David Le Vay · OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive): eBooks, audiobooks and videos for libraries

the hairy hikers le vay david

I'm a hiker, and I read most things on the topic I can get my hands on. Within that body of hiking literature, I'd say this one is fairly interesting and motivating. I persevered to the end but wouldn't read anything else by this author. Compared with the great Bill Bryson, this tale is very mundane. About the Author David Le Vay is a child therapist. Much of the humour comes from him being a self-confessed Mr Grumpy, an insomniac and a social numpty, who spent two months, day and night, in close proximity to his mate, often staying in shared gite accommodation with strangers.

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Hairy Hikers: A Coast

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Next time bring your own bloody map! Just about perfect - if you can put aside the inevitable conflict, drama and unexpected tedium that results from two men spending over seven solid weeks in each other's company! I would have found it very difficult and he did struggle at times, but it made a very funny read, especially his description of the orchestra of sleeping sounds from his travelling companion. I begin to feel a little concerned about the days and weeks ahead; we are only hours into the trip and things have already taken a sinister turn. Fuelled by a degree of mid-life crisis and the need to escape, albeit temporarily, the dull routine of modern life, David and Rob set out to walk from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, taking in French villages, beautiful scenery, and one of the most spectacular mountain ranges in Europe. As you would expect from two blokes alone in the mountains, proudly growing their beards and turning a little feral, talk often turned to farts and with a spot of wild camping, pooing in the woods got a mention too. Just about perfect -- if you can put aside the inevitable conflict, drama, and unexpected tedium that results from two men spending over seven solid weeks in each other's company! Day 32 -- refuge de l'étang d'araing to eylieday 33 -- eylie to cabane du pla de la lau; day 34 -- to the corrie lake; day 35 -- corrie lake to seix; day 36 -- seix to st lizier campsite; day 37 -- st lizier to aulus-les-bains; day 38 -- aulus-les-bains to vicdessos; day 39 -- vicdessos to siguer; day 40 -- siguer -- camping; day 41 -- to the refuge de rulhe; day 42 -- refuge de rulhe to mérens; day 43 -- mérens to refuge des bésines -- the eastern pyrenees; day 44 -- refuge des bésines to lake of many vowels; day 45 -- lake of many vowels to villefranche de conflent.

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Who would the stars be? The pair are fuelled by a degree of mid-life crisis and the need to escape from routine, so the two-month, 530-mile walk along the Grande Randonnee gives them a chance to have fun together, argue about snoring, discover lots of out-of-the-way places, meet characters from around the world, and grow beards. This humorous, reflective and often poignant account of two increasingly hairy hikers' coast-to-coast trek along the length of the French Pyrenees, revealing the history and geography along the way, will appeal to weekend walkers, serious trekkers and all who simply enjoy a good story of human endeavour and foolishness. Day 14 -- lescun to borceday 15 -- borce to gabas; day 16 -- borce to gabas again ; day 17 -- gabas to gourette -- the central pyrenees; day 18 -- gourette to arrens-marsous; day 19 -- arrens-marsous to cauterets; day 20 -- cauterets -- rest day; day 21 -- cauterets to luzst-sauveur; day 22 -- luz to barèges; day 23 -- barèges to lac de l'oule; day 24 -- lac de l'oule to azet; day 25 -- azet to granges d'astau; day 26 -- granges d'astau to luchon; day 27 -- luchon; day 28 -- lost in luchon; day 29 -- still lost in luchon; day 30 -- luchon to fos; day 31 -- fos to refuge de l'étang d'araing. Thankfully it turns out he is referring to the little embossed logo on his new shirt. This humorous and often poignant account of their coast-to-coast trek along the French Pyrenees, reveals the history and geography along the way and will appeal to all walkers and admirers of human endeavour.

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The Hairy Hikers by David Le Vay

the hairy hikers le vay david

I suspect the print version might be a full three stars, with 2. It is rare to come across a book that ticks all of the boxes. I would have found it very difficult and he did struggle at times, but it made a very funny read, especially his description of the orchestra of sleeping sounds from his travelling companion. What did you like best about this story? Abstract: Fuelled by a mid-life crisis and the need to escape modern life, David and Rob set out to walk from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. I enjoyed it and will probably listen again, this time with guide book in hand.

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The Hairy Hikers, David Le Vay

the hairy hikers le vay david

Thankfully, it turns out he is referring to the little embossed logo on his new shirt. It was one of those books I read with a grin. Tales of men and women taking on a challenging journey in middle age are enduringly popular. Much of the humour comes from him being a self-confessed Mr Grumpy, an insomniac and a social numpty, who spent two months, day and night, in close proximity to his mate, often staying in shared gite accommodation with strangers. One of my favourite funnies was set in the dingy broom cupboard of the Internet café trying to find the sign on a French keyboard. Fuelled by a mid-life crisis and the need to escape modern life, David and Rob set out to walk from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. I want to do this walk, and I have arthritis! Thankfully it turns out he is referring to the little embossed logo on his new shirt.

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The Hairy Hikers, David Le Vay

the hairy hikers le vay david

Just about perfect - if you can put aside the inevitable conflict, drama and unexpected tedium that results from two men spending over seven solid weeks in each other's company! You just have to try a few and stick with those you like. There are variations in writing skills in any genre. The book is a witty account of their adventures as they trek along the Pyrenees. These jokes become annoying fairly quickly. This humorous, reflective and often poignant account of two increasingly hairy hikers' coast-to-coast trek along the length of the French Pyrenees, revealing the history and geography along the way, will appeal to weekend walkers, serious trekkers and all who simply enjoy a good story of human endeavour and foolishness. As you would expect from two blokes alone in the mountains, proudly growing their beards and turning a little feral, talk often turned to farts and with a spot of wild camping, pooing in the woods got a mention too.

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