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A Walk Around the Horizon: Discovering New Mexico's by Tom Harmer

By Tom Harmer

North of Santa Fe, the recent Mexico panorama is framed through 4 excessive mountains. even though they're sacred to the Tewa Pueblo Indians, the 4 peaks are in numerous bureaucratic and cultural zones, this means that each one top draws viewers yet few non-Indian tourists stopover at a couple of of the mountains. Tom Harmer’s chronicle of hiking all 4 of those mountains in a single summer—Sandia to the south, Chicoma to the west, Canjilon to the north, and Truchas to the east—offers a distinct view of a montane wooded area in contrast to any on the planet, the place mountain, simple, and barren region biota converge. open air fanatics and armchair tourists alike will savour Harmer’s specified account of his backpacking experience, during which this sixty-two-year-old Anglo discovers the realities of complex cultural legacies, ecological demanding situations, and human foibles counterpoised opposed to his personal strengths and frailties.


Tom Harmer can be the writer of Going local and What I’ve regularly identified: dwelling in complete understanding of the Earth. He lives in northern New Mexico.


“This is a ebook of excessive experience that lures the reader right into a profound information of the movement of Nature. it's a impressive bioregional instruction manual that unearths the ordinary background and sacred caliber of the native land of El Norte. And it's a strong own mirrored image that compels us to shield this mythic panorama from those that could flip fatherland into money.”
-- Jack Loeffler, writer of pondering Like a Watershed

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