I must admit, the notion of circumnavigating Manhattan by foot has a certain charm. The trek even has a name, the Great Saunter, a phrase coined by Cy A. Adler, who also wrote a book on the subject; Walking Manhattan’s Rim and leads a yearly Great Saunter that scores of people attend. The logistics of the thing are something else altogether, 32 miles and at least 10 hours of walking are quite daunting. I rather read about the experience then experience it myself. Enter NY Times writer, David G. Allan and his interesting play by play take on the arduous NYC odyssey. Once Mr. Allan reaches Uptown, he hits up Fort Tryon Park, the Dyckman Farmhouse, Swindler Cove Park and Piper’s kilt.
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