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Boston Globe Interviews UVM Professor about ‘Extraordinary Hikes’

The Boston Globe talks to Robert Manning, Rubenstein professor and director of UVM’s Park Studies Laboratory, and his wife Martha about their new book, Walking Distance: Extraordinary Hikes for Ordinary People. The Mannings have lived in Vermont for over three decades, and discuss some of their favorite hikes in the area as well as the significance of travel by foot. “I think you get a sense of a place so much more authentically by walking,” Manning says. Read the story…