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Beaches, bars and blisters of the Isle of Wight

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Details:

Publication Type
General Interest Book
Author
David Yates
ISBN
9781906551124
Date Published
2009
Size
208 x 146 mm.
Number of Pages
96pp.
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Supplier:

Type
Publisher
Address
Halsgrove House, Ryelands Industrial Estate, Bagley Road, WELLINGTON, Somerset, TA21 9PZ
Telephone
01823 653777
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01823 216796

Review:

Publisher's website 2009

David Yates was first carried to the Isle of Wight as a baby when his love affair with the island began. Following service in the Royal Navy from 1976 to 2000, he moved to the island in 2006. Beaches, Bars and Blisters is a lighthearted travelogue of a three-day walk around the 72-mile coastline of the Isle of Wight.

Starting at Steephill Cove, David makes his way via Dinosaur Isle to Ryde and on to East Cowes, Yarmouth, Freshwater and Chale before limping back to Steephill Cove, weary but enlightened.

This book captures the unique charm and eccentricity of the island and recalls the sights and personalities he encountered along the way as he passed a variety of beaches, visited a number of bars and developed several blisters on his feet.


Paths Covered by this Publication:

113 km / 70 miles

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