My Journey around Mont Blanc

  My Journey Around Mont Blanc is a story of the fragility of human nature, testing its endurance and overcoming its fears, played out on the stage of one of the most beautiful and popular treks on earth. Dan Karmi is a software businessman from Israel who had had virtually no contact with the outdoors, even in childhood. To celebrate his seventieth birthday, at the invitation of a neighbor, he decided to leave his protected office environment and try engaging with nature for the first time. A journey that starts as a normal tourist walk to enjoy the well-known scenery of the Alps turns into a major challenge to overcome the limitations of physical age, loneliness and lack of knowledge of mountain surroundings. This book is a frank account of the author’s unexpected adventures, as well as his insights into the complexities of human nature and his serendipitous discovery of the beauty and importance of the natural world.     Numerical age is meaningless after reading this book! Reviewed by Piaras on March 3, 2020 for Emerald Book Reviews Books are not just words, paper, and nice-looking covers. They are powerful representations of ideas and philosophies that are just waiting to be…