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Posts Tagged: "books"

Four wild weekends from the new Wild Guide

Fancy a summer filled with moonlit swims, wild camping and seashore foraging? The latest in the best-selling Wild Guide series features more than 1000 hidden places to explore, camp and eat at in southern and eastern England, from Norfolk to the New Forest and the Cotswolds to Kent. Here,...

Wild Guide Book offer to the South West by Daniel Start

If you are heading for the South West this summer, and would like to explore the region’s idyllic swimming holes and secret covers, then you might be interested in the new Wild Guide from the authors of Wild Swimming. Covering Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset. It features over 200 wild...

Open Water Swimming for Women - Wonder Girls!

Swimmers have a variety of reasons for taking the plunge into open water. For some it is the thrill of taking part in a highly competitive sport, keeping fit or simply for the joy of being in the water outdoors. For me it was my father who shared his fun and passion for water with me from before...

Popular Swimming Books, Swimming Book Reviews from SwimTrek

Waterlog - A Swimmer’s Journey Through Britain Roger Deakin, Chatto & Windus, 0-7011-6652-5     Inspired by John Cheever’s “The Swimmer” Roger Deakin sets off on a swimming tour of the British Isles.   From the Scilly Isles...

Swimming the River Tagus, Lisbon, Portugal in the Wake of Lord Byron

"I swim in the Tagus all across at once, and I rides on an ass or a mule, and swears Portuguese, and have got a diarrhoea and bites from the mosquitoes. But what of that? Comfort must not be expected by folks that go a pleasuring.” Lord Byron, 1809 So said the English poet Lord Byron after...

Lynn Sherr - Why We Love The Water

Swim: Why We Love the Water is Sherr’s ode to the intrepid challenge of crossing wild places like the Hellespont simply for the joy of swimming. Order this book “The untamed blue waters that define our planet or the boxed-in beauty of pools” are both equally alluring to Sherr, who writes about...

H2Open Magazine launched

H2OPEN Magazine is a new publication for anyone who loves open water swimming whether you are a beginner or an experienced veteran, taking on a long-distance challenge, doing your first mass participation race or simply looking for a beautiful place to take a dip featuring articles by...