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Travels with a Donkey in the CevennesDespite the advice and concerns of his wife and the friend dragged along on his last travel book Stevenson decides to hike wife and the friend dragged along on his last travel book Stevenson decides to hike rural FranceA couple days of hiking lead to the idea that he should buy a donkey to carry his baggage and everything will go smoothlyFunny and entertaining as Stevenson who loves travel but is a complete amateur stumbles through his travels Gives us a look at the way the world was then #as he trudges through small villages and visits a monasteryPlus you realize just hiking through the French countryside in an era #he trudges through small villages and visits a monasteryPlus you realize just hiking through the French countryside in an era cars cell hones electric lights or even handy aperback travel books is uite an adventure The chapter where he and the donkey get lost And Try To Reach Their Destination After Dark Is Uite try to reach their destination after dark is uite and a bit scary despite the fact that a mere couple miles separates the two laces he s traveling between In the woods at night he might as well be lost in the jungleInteresting book but he has a tendency to write about Le rendez-vous places like everyone will know where he s talking about and it left me a bit lost in spots until he mentioned alace name I did recognize Since I love hiking camping under the stars France and RLS this book was for me I ve even hiked with a burro as Molotov Mouths: Explosive New Writing pack animal so I feel Mr Stevenson sain that regard I love RLS s lucid character descriptions and general love of and tolerance of humanity in all its forms and I am working my way through his oeuvre Actually his non fiction is often interesting and revealing than his fict. 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Ion though I do love #Kidnapped Every Book Is In #Every book is in intimate sense a circular letter to the friends of him who writes it They alone take his meaning they find rivate messages assurances of love and expressions of gratitude dropped for them in every corner The In This Land: The Purple Book, Volume Four public is but a generousatron who defrays the ostageIn the summer of 1878 Robert Louis Stevenson turned his back on Paris and headed south His love affair with an American woman several years his senior had apparently failed Too depressed to write he decided to walk off his blues in some rugged country In the foothill town of blues in some rugged country In the foothill town of he bought a donkey a diminutive mouse colored beast he na This little book shares the adventures of Robert Louis Stevenson and his donkey Modestine during their journey through the Cevennes region of France RLS had no donkey driving experience before this trip and if I had endured his terrible first days in erson I would have run screaming into the forest never to return But he The Houdini Solution: Put Creativity and Innovation to work by thinking inside the box persevered and with the kindly help of a localeasant who made him a goad to encourage dear Modestine in her forward motion the rest of the trip was not nearly so horrific for any of usI got mad at RLS once when after a few days of being out on the road unloading and loading Modestine a Cybercrime and Digital Forensics: An Introduction peasantoints out to him the sores between her legs and under her tail Sores which the easant said came from being overloaded Now I understand a rookie donkey driver not comprehending things like balancing a load roperly bu. 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T how can anyone not notice gallsores when they are tying straps and supposedly caring for the oor beast in their down time But RLS definitely made up for that when he admitted to feeding Modestine her bread by hand and he icked a lot of chestnut leaves for her one night and even shed unashamed tears after he sold her at the end of his walk RLS embraced every moment of his trip sleeping under the stars at times that was okay except for when he stayed under some chestnut trees one night and later learned that the noises he heard had been rats and other times mixing with the locals at the village inn He visited Le Pont de Montvert of bloody memory and #why was the memory bloody It was the center of a rebellion by #was the memory bloody It was the center of a rebellion by Protestants against the Catholics of the time this war was called the rebellion of the Camisards for the linen shirts the Protestants wore I don t remember uite so much detail about the religious history from the last time I read this book but it was uite a few years ago and most likely I did not ay much attention to those sections I found them much interesting this time around especially since RLS seemed to feel that the eople had learned to get along live together and respect around especially since RLS seemed to feel that the eople had learned to get along live together and respect other even with their different religions Wouldn t it be nice if the whole world today could do the same Robert Louis Stevenson s account of his 12 day hike through the C vennes mountains in Southern France accompanied only by his determined and sometimes stubborn donkey Modestin. 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