Publisher: Virgin Books (August 1, 2006)
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The entice of a long-distance journey leads Mefo Phillips to workforce up together with her sister Susie and their noticed Appaloosa horses—Leo, a flirt with a fondness for Mars Bars; and affectionate, gluttonous Apollo—for a pilgrimage down the medieval manner of St. James from Canterbury to Spain. The trap of a map of ecu golfing classes entices Mefo's husband Peter to stick to them in a rickety outdated horsebox. Slowed by means of thunderstorms, vertigo, tired horseshoes, and numerous eccentric farmers, it truly is boiling midsummer by the point they achieve the Castilian plains after a meander throughout lush springtime France. With 1,700 miles, 4 mountain levels, and encounters with galloping goats, nude pilgrims, rampant donkeys, and a fountain of pink wine at the back of them, horses and people are inseparable by the point they succeed in Santiago and the all at once daunting prospect of a trundle within the horsebox again to England and a standard existence.