AN ODE TO THE BEST REMEDY FOR BODY AND MIND FROM ONE OF THE WORLD’S LEADING EXPLORERS
From the bestselling author of Silence comes an illuminating examination of the joy of walking.
From those perilous first steps as a toddler, to great expeditions, from walking to work to trekking to the North Pole, Erling Kagge explains that he who walks goes further and lives better.
Walking is a book about the love of exploration, the delight of discovery and the equilibrium that can be found in this most simple of activities.
‘Erling Kagge is a philosophical adventurer – or perhaps an adventurous philosopher’ New York Times
‘Part rumination, part walking coach and companion . . . and one that might just do more for your health and happiness than your treadmill alone ever could’ New York Journal of Books
‘[Walking is] much more subtle than a typical self-help . . . Erling Kagge uses his acquaintance with extreme environments to reflect on the mental and physical benefits of walking’ Economist