"What [Ekelund]'s addressing is the intention to walk one's way to meaning: the walk as spiritual exercise, a kind of vision quest in which the answers we arrive at are less important than the impulse to seek them."
–David Ulin, New York Times
"A charming read, celebrating the relationship between humans and their bodies, their landscapes, and one another."
–The Washington Post
"This lovely book taps into something primeval in us all."
"[R]ethinking the social, historical, and spiritual needs that are met by putting one foot in front of the other."
"[Urges] a return to our ambulatory origins...[N]ever low on zeal."
"[Ekelund] invites his readers to join him on his chosen path, a path that involves regular walking with careful mindfulness. This is an invitation we should all accept."
–The Vancouver Sun
"A deeply fascinating meditation on the paths we take through our environment and our lives."
– Erling Kagge, author of Silence: In the Age of Noise and Walking: One Step at a Time
"A quiet, reflective read."
"An easygoing, gently unfolding memoir, it soothes in difficult times."
–Gail Perry, Winnipeg Free Press