[Free E–pub] The Hidden Ways Scotland's Forgotten Roads author Alistair Moffat


The Hidden Ways Scotland's Forgotten Roads

summary The Hidden Ways Scotland's Forgotten Roads 108 Up a new means of understanding our past in retracing the forgotten paths he charts a powerful surprising and moving history of Scotland through the unremembered lives who have moved through it. I wanted to like this I love the premise and I m interested in the history and the walks but I found the writing hard to get into

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summary The Hidden Ways Scotland's Forgotten Roads 108 Bid to understand how our history has left its mark upon our landscape Alistair's travels along the hidden ways reveal not only the searing beauty and magic of the Scottish landscape but open. This book has given me lots of ideas for walks and the history of the roads was amazing The book spans from the Roman invasions of Scotland right up to the Second World War and the defences that were put in place at that time I liked the Drovers Road chapter the most and I ll always think about the sheepdogs making their own ways home throughout the length of Scotland I was also thrilled to find out that I ve been walking my dogs for years on a stretch of a pilgrimage route into St Andrews

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summary The Hidden Ways Scotland's Forgotten Roads 108 In The Hidden Ways Alistair Moffat traverses the lost paths of Scotland its Roman roads tramped by armies its warpaths and pilgrim routes drove roads and rail roads turnpikes and sea roads in a. Scotland has a rich and varied history that if you know where to look is very visible Until recently most people there walked everywhere and the paths that they trod are still visible in the landscape if you know where to look Alistair Moffat is one of those who has been looking for these historical routes in maps and books and most importantly on the groundHis research has given us this book of ten walks scattered around Scotland each with a particular theme or historical event Beginning with the path from Loch Tay to the Firth of Tay called the River Road Moffat walks and talks us through the history culture and landscape as he walks the paths From there he takes us along the Herring Road the Rail Road the Road to Ruin and the Road to HeavenI really liked the nice hand drawn maps at the beginning of each of the ten journeys and this is a really enjoyable book about walking historical footpaths He undertook all of them over the course of a year in all weathers with his maps and ever present cheese sandwiches More importantly this is the beginning of a project provided funding can be sourced to find of these routes and to make them safe for people to walk along with proper signage and so on with the hope of having public art and apps that tell the history as you follow in the footsteps of others from times past I hope that the project gets the necessary funding they need for this

  • Hardcover
  • 320
  • The Hidden Ways Scotland's Forgotten Roads
  • Alistair Moffat
  • English
  • 05 May 2018
  • 9781786891013

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    characters The Hidden Ways Scotland's Forgotten Roads Alistair Moffat ✓ 8 review characters ☆ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Alistair Moffat This book has taken me on some marvellous journeys and I’ve enjoyed every step of the way With Alistair Moffat as my guide I’ve followed i

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    characters ☆ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Alistair Moffat [Free E–pub] The Hidden Ways Scotland's Forgotten Roads author Alistair Moffat Moffat takes readers on a journey through some of Scotland's history by following ancient roads or a rail route i

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    characters The Hidden Ways Scotland's Forgotten Roads characters ☆ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Alistair Moffat Alistair Moffat ✓ 8 review Scotland has a rich and varied history that if you know where to look is very visible Until recently most people there walked everywhere and the paths that they trod are still visible in the landscape if you know where to lo

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    Alistair Moffat ✓ 8 review characters ☆ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Alistair Moffat [Free E–pub] The Hidden Ways Scotland's Forgotten Roads author Alistair Moffat This book has given me lots of ideas for walks and the history of the roads was amazing The book spans from the Roman invasions of Scotland right up to the Second World War and the defences that were put in place at that time I liked the Drovers Road chapter the most and I'll always think about the sheepdogs making their own ways home throu

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    [Free E–pub] The Hidden Ways Scotland's Forgotten Roads author Alistair Moffat The thing that shines through this wonderfully engaging and informative book is the love of history nature and the story of people that Alistair Moffat possesses His evocative writing on his journeys along these mostly long forgott

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    [Free E–pub] The Hidden Ways Scotland's Forgotten Roads author Alistair Moffat Moffat takes walks on “lost routes” in Scotland and tells us about their history I never really know how much I can trust his writing as entertaining as it is and I am not just saying this because of the controversy around his DNA company and claims He seems to hit on a hypothesis starts by telling you “he thinks” that th

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    [Free E–pub] The Hidden Ways Scotland's Forgotten Roads author Alistair Moffat The bits of history were interesting enough especially in the early chapters but the actual travel writing was dull It failed to evoke imagery or sense of place hence why it took me three months to finish

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    Alistair Moffat ✓ 8 review characters ☆ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Alistair Moffat [Free E–pub] The Hidden Ways Scotland's Forgotten Roads author Alistair Moffat I wanted to like this I love the premise and I'm interested in the history and the walks but I found the writing hard to get into

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    [Free E–pub] The Hidden Ways Scotland's Forgotten Roads author Alistair Moffat Even in a landscape with an abundance of footpaths bridleways and byways a lot of paths are hidden from the public eye The situation

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    characters The Hidden Ways Scotland's Forgotten Roads characters ☆ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Alistair Moffat Alistair Moffat ✓ 8 review An intriguing premise finding and walking some of Scotland’s lost byways The description is good and you feel you’re there with the author The accounts of the actual journeys not always walks he is happy to admit are densely packed with information Sometimes the analyses are simplistic and even naïve but I suppose to give a full account of the events and theories would have made this a huge book However now and again it would have be

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