This week we talked about some of the world's most famous long trail hikes both in the U.S. and Spain: the Appalachian Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail and of course, the Camino de Santiago.
Learners can listen to information about the Applachian Trail (mp3 and transcript).
For original version listening, try Only the Essential: The Pacific Crest Trail Documentary or the podcast episode from TTBOOK about a famous Appalachain Hiker.
For some movies about these trails, try watching Wild or The Way.
Learners can read some information about the Appalachian Trail or about Backcountry Hiking.
For original version, check out some of the FAQs about the Pacific Crest Trail or the World's Best Hiking Trails from National Geographic.
This week, please write an opinion piece about why you think it would be a good or bad idea to do one of these long trail adventures. What experiences would you gain? How would your perspective change? What is the best age?