Other MarvelsThe Magnificent Tree

This book begins where basic trail guides and maps leave off. For each section of the trail, authors describe route in detail recommend best day hikes short backpacks from trailhead. They plants animals hikers will see, tell stories about local history, explain plate tectonics, a thousand other ways enrich your experience journey. many people, Pacific Crest Trail is ultimate long-distance hiking trail. Beginning dry valleys southern California, it follows crest snow-capped Sierras ends ancient forests Washington’s Cascades. Along way, national treasures such as Yosemite, Crater Lake, Mount Rainier make this one premier destinations world. But much more than getting A to B. Berger Smith draw on their tremendous experience—together they have logged 12,000 miles PCT—to give tested advice trip planning, gear safety, seasonal considerations, trailheads resupplies, permits, more.

The Noble Eightfold Path is the most widely known of Buddha’s teachings. It ancient, extending back to first discourse and highly valued as a unique treasury wisdom practical guidance on how live our lives. This introduction takes reader deeper while always remaining practical, inspiring accessible. Sangharakshita translates ancient teachings makes them relevant way we lives today.

Boys and girls all over the world know name of Richard Halliburton. They have heard grown-ups talk about The Royal Road to Romance, Glorious Adventure, New Worlds Conquer, Flying Carpet Seven League Boots. These books broken records in field travel adventure. are bestsellers year out. Now Mr. Halliburton has written a book just for his younger friends (but try keep father mother or uncle aunt away from it!) it he kept promise made himself when studied geography school. In those days eager wish was travel, see places had read about. He swore that became man would sons not only their but lived too. been four corners beheld wonders nature man. But is bachelor, no own. So adopted boys here takes them with him on personally conducted tour live him—the most thrilled anyone could imagine. Following Book Marvels: Occident, this present volume provides another exciting school students—introducing people, religions, architecture, customs, scenery Greece Mt. Fuji Japan, multi-cultural regions then called “The Orient,” complete maps routes. No dramatic incident, fascinating legend relating marvels omitted. spared trouble, expense make beautiful. illustrations many inspiring. Out first-hand knowledge notable scenes works our world, chosen appealed own imagination, story-telling gift, simple, direct, enthusiastic, makes imagination girls. For heart boy speaks youth.