From the Camargue to the Alps

From the Camargue to the Alps

A Walk Across France in Hannibal's Footsteps

eBook - 2011
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With passion and wit, Bernard Levin describes his travels on foot through the beautiful countryside of south-eastern France. He follows in the mighty footsteps of the great Carthaginian enemy of Rome, Hannibal, who made the expedition with an army and elephants nearly two millennia before. From the Camargue via the Rhône Valley, across the Alps, and into Italy during August snowstorms, he comments on the social and historical importance of the landscapes he passes through, taking detours to the table of chef Jacques Pic at Valence and the Arles region immortalized by Van Gogh. The journey woul
Publisher: Chichester : Summersdale, 2011
ISBN: 9780857653109
Branch Call Number: 914.4048 Le
Description: 1 online resource (321 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)


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