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Description - The Mountains of Romania by James Roberts

For long isolated, Romania's Carpathians offer some of
the finest walking in Europe. There are well waymarked
paths, adequate maps and a good network of mountain huts.
More than just beautiful landscapes, Europe's wildest
mountains offer a chance to discover a European scene
that has now disappeared further west. There is a
remarkable wealth of wildlife, the region being one of
the last European strongholds of the wolf and bear. This
work is a complete guide to exploring the Carpathian
mountains. It includes: both remote and more popular
areas, such as Poiana Brasov; detailed descriptions of
main bases and ranges; over 40 colour maps and colour
photographs; information on language, local sights and
attractions, travel issues, skiing, mountain biking and
walking. The author, James Roberts, was an enthusiastic
walker and explorer from an early age. As a leading
authority on walking in Romania, he guided walking groups
there for several years. Sadly, although quite young, he
died while this book was in the final stages of

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781852842956
ISBN-10: 1852842954
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 138mm x 15mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Cicerone Press
Publisher: Cicerone Press
Publish Date: 13-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Roberts

James Roberts finished work on his guide to Romania just before his untimely death in 2002. Since the revolution he had spent more than half of every year in Romania and had travelled throughout the country. An experienced solo backpacker here, as well as in the Himalaya, the Atlas and other areas, he worked as a leader of mountain-walking and wildlife groups. Married to Elena, a Romanian, James spoke the language and had an unrivalled knowledge of the country, having explored every massif solo on foot. With his detailed knowledge of the human and natural history of the country, he was an expert interpreter of the Romanian scene.

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