Trail Magic: Going Walkabout for 2184 Miles on the Appalachian Trail
Author(s): Hazel Edwards and Trevelyan Quest Edwards
Publisher: Brolga Publishing
ISBN: ISBN 9781922175359
Adventure memoir. A Darwin-based life-saver and former cartographer, Trevelyan was known as 'Walkabout' along the trail. 'Trail Magic' shares his minimalist (minus digital devices) philosophy as he treks the most famous hiking trail in the world over five months.
Trevelyan Edwards wore out two pairs of boots in five months. He walked THRU the Appalachian Trail of 2184 miles northwards from Atlanta, Georgia to Mt Katahdin in Maine (U.S.A.)
A Darwin-based life-saver and former cartographer, Trevelyan was known as 'Walkabout' along the trail. 'Trail Magic' shares his minimalist (minus digital devices) philosophy as he treks the most famous hiking trail in the world over five months. At one stage he nearly gave up, but the support of friends kept him going. Trail Magic is the random kindnesses strangers offer travellers along the Appalachian Trail which should be paid in kind. Hence this book.
Trevelyan was one of only two Australians to finish in 2012. Known as the 2000 Milers. he is listed here as Walkabout, with other amazing Trail Names. They are known as THRU walkers.
Hazel collaborated on the writing, but Trevelyan did ALL the walking.
Adventure Memoir Trail Magic is suitable for:
- Readers of 'Cycling Solo; Ireland to Istanbul' Trevelyan's first book.
- Adventure travellers.
- Backpackers, cyclists and walkers.
REVIEWS, INTERVIEWS & FEATURES
- booksbywomen.org writing as a family trade.
- Dee White's Blog : Author Writing Tips :CoWriting With Family
- Michele's_Trail_Magic_review. 'I could not put it down.'
- trail_magic_reviewed_by_rhys_tate.pdf 'length is perfect for a younger reader who enjoys hiking...'
- paul_segal_review_of_trail_magic_.pdf: 5 stars; 'makes you feel you are on the journey.'
- 16_yo_review_of_trail_magic.pdf 'easy read...like a 1 to 1 conversation' 5 stars
- Good Reads deals with challenges of almost giving up
- bookworld_lyndel_kennedys_review_of_trail_magic.pdf wonderful substitute if physically unable to do the walk.
- ink_smeared_page_review_of_trail_magic_.pdf 'a conversational journey'& 'insider's view of A.T.'
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