Saturday, 8 August 2015

Hadrian's Wall Path: Walking into History by Jane V. Blanchard

Title: Hadrian's Wall Path: Walking into History

Series: Woman On Her Way


Description:

Wouldn't you love to go on an adventure and find that it was more than what you expected? That’s what happened to Jane V. Blanchard when she walked Hadrian’s Wall Path, and what she wants to share with you in the this book. Join her as she walks eighty-four miles across northern England, explore the sites and legends associated with this historical wall, and see if you too can journey back with her to the time of the Romans, the Brigantes (powerful Celtic British tribes), and the Picts (ferocious Celtic Scottish tribes).
Whether you enjoy trekking or armchair-adventures, Hadrian's Wall Path: Walking into History is an exciting journey. This book takes you along the ancient Roman frontier between England and Scotland, now a World Heritage Site. With 130+ photos and illustrations you can see the majesty of ancient Roman engineering and the beauty of the Cumbrian and Northumberlain landscapes.
• Discover Hadrian’s Wall, what it encompasses, then and now.
• Learn about ancient Roman life and what it was like living on Rome’s most northern frontier.
• Find out about the current English culture and lore.
• Enjoy walking along this imposing monument with Jane V. Blanchard as she describes in a heartfelt way, the terrain, the culture, the challenges, and her personal growth and changes.
Hadrian's Wall Path: Walking into History is a finalist for the prestigious 2015 President's Award from the Florida Authors & Publisher's Association.

Genre:

Non-Fiction
Travel

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