It's Always an Adventure...

Thu, Jul 15 | Online Event - Zoom

Always an Adventure Virtual Book Club - "Between Each Step"

Pick up our next book club pick, "Between Each Step: A Married Couple's Thru Hike On New Zealand's Te Araroa" by Patrice La Vigne, and join us for a virtual gathering on Thursday, July 15th, 2021 to discuss the book in addition to our longings for our next great adventure!
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Always an Adventure Virtual Book Club - "Between Each Step"

Time & Location

Jul 15, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
Online Event - Zoom

About the Event

"It's Always an Adventure" and while we still can't get out to adventure right now due to COVID-19, what we can do is read about the outdoors!

Pick up our eleventh book club pick, "Between Each Step: A Married Couple's Thru Hike On New Zealand's Te Araroa" by Patrice La Vigne, and join us for a virtual gathering on Thursday, July 1thth, 2021 at 5:30pm Pacific Time/8:30pm Eastern Time to discuss our thoughts about the book in addition to our continued longings for our next great adventure!

Register at www.kristamuscarella.com/book-club to receive an email containing the Zoom Meeting ID and password for the book club discussion.

A copy of the book club selection, "Between Each Step: A Married Couple's Thru Hike On New Zealand's Te Araroa" by Patrice La Vigne, can be purchased via Amazon. Or rather, please consider supporting your local independent bookstore.

Enjoy the book! Hope to see you on Thursday, July 15th at 5:30pm Pacific Time/8:30pm Eastern Time on Zoom!

Newcomers are always welcome! Please direct questions, concerns, suggestions, and/or recommendations to krista.muscarella@gmail.com.

Description from Amazon:

"Shedding years of societal conditioning that dictates school, work and life, Patrice and Justin La Vigne do their best to maintain a nomadic whimsy. However, this nontraditional life presents just as many moments of joy and grace as moments of stress and hardship. It's in the rawness of long-distance hiking that the couple builds confidence to continue their 'life less ordinary.'

In 2014-15, Patrice and Justin opted for the human-powered route to explore New Zealand. For four months, they tramped along Te Araroa, a continuous trail gaining notoriety stretching roughly 2,000 miles from Cape Reinga at the top of the North Island to Bluff at the bottom of the South Island. The adventure would either strengthen their bond to each other and their commitment to a nontraditional life, or it would break them apart.

This travel memoir powerfully captures the essence of trail life, New Zealand's unique culture and the tradeoffs to an off-the-beaten path trajectory. Told with suspense, style and humor, backpackers and armchair adventurers alike will learn that this newly created trail in an exotic locale is sometimes zany, but the healthy vulnerability to its rugged nature rewards self-awareness and growth. Readers will feel the pain of every blister, experience the fear of life-threatening tides and be blown away by the hospitality of the Kiwi people, all at the same time."

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