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Seeking Solace in Wild Places

One of my favorite books of all time is The Wild Places by Robert Macfarlane. In the chapter “Moors”, he recounts the story of the mountaineer W.H. Murray, who didn’t venture into the Highlands of Scotland until 1933, when he was nineteen. The wildness of the Scottish Highlands would quickly assume for Murray, “a near mystical importance; it would also, though he was not then to know it, save him from madness.

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