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By Margaret Robertson, Ruth Lawrence, Gregory Heath

The distance is outdoor. The adventure is own and the adventure may be solitary or happen in teams. casual or formal the areas visited are websites of studying. Locked in reminiscence our stories within the outside are a continuing resource of wonderment and foodstuff to refill our experience of wellness. Our studies within the open air can undergo within the summary as rules for constructing a feeling of a good lived lifestyles. they could additionally draw us again to areas and reenergise the physique. actual and emotional wellness collides within the unforeseen occasions that flourish within the open air. Our readiness for entertainment and private improvement are subjective states which this publication demanding situations. Traversing the panorama of the outside the gathering of chapters contained variety from the theoretical to the sensible together with suggestions for educating and studying which are transdisciplinary. With principles for practitioners in addition to considerate examining for readers of various a long time and pursuits this ebook comprises contributions from Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, uk and Canada.

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PERIPATETIC SENSE OF PLACE: SONGLINES AND DREAMTIME STORIES ON THE LURUJARRI HERITAGE TRAIL There is a tangible relationship between the walking body and the ground that brings us into immediate contact with our surroundings. Here, I am interested in the Australian context of place and the meaning of the ground beneath our feet that Aborigines refer to as Country. To situate this in post-colonial Australia, our (white Anglo Saxon) relationship to the ground is relevant to explore. The language used by Carter (1996) provides a textual resonance to colonization in the way he describes our relationship to the ground: 17 GENNY BLADES we glide over it … to render what is rough (as) smooth, passive, passable; we linearize it, conceptualizing the ground … as an ideally flat space that can be traversed without hindrance … We walk on the ground as we drive on the road; that is, we move over and above the ground.

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107) suggest five different angles on the interpretation process to make it operational and give it 26 A CANADIAN WILDERNESS EXPEDITION structure: perspectives, contrasts, dramatization, homologation, and testing. My focus here will be on perspectives, contrasts, and dramatization. WILDERNESS EXPEDITION OR TRIP? The professional and academic objectives or goal oriented elements and the basic values of friluftsliv or process seemed to work hand in hand during 14 days on a river in Canada and at the same time held the unique potential of creating social relations with other researchers.

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