Raynor Winn and her husband Moth became homeless due to their wrong investment. Their savings had been 1 to pay lawyers’ fees. To make matters worse, Moth was diagnosed(诊断) with a 2 disease. There was no 3 , only pain relief.
Failing to find any other way out, they decided to make a 4 journey, as they caught sight of an old hikers’ (徒步旅行者) guide.
This was a long journey of unaccustomed hardship and 5 recovery. When leaving home, Raynor and Moth had just ￡320 in the bank. They planned to keep the 6 low by living on boiled noodles, with the 7 hamburger shop treat.
Wild camping is 8 in England. To avoid being caught, the Winns had to get their tent up 9 and packed it away early in the morning. The Winns soon discovered that daily hiking in their 50s is a lot 10 than they remember it was in their 20s. Raynor 11 all over and desired a bath. Moth, meanwhile, after an initial 12 , found his symptoms were strangely 13 by their daily tiring journey.
14 , the couple found that their bodies turned for the better, with re-found strong muscles that they thought had 15 forever. "Our hair was fried and falling out, nails broken, clothes 16 to a thread, but we were alive."
During the journey, Raynor began a career as a nature writer. She writes, " 17
had taken every material thing from me and left me torn bare, an empty page at the end of a(n) 18
written book. It had also given me a 19
, either to leave that page 20
or to keep writing the story with hope. I chose hope."