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Natural navigation

Have we lost our natural sense of direction?

Most people cannot go for a long hike without using a travel guide, compass or GPS navigator, but a new book by Tristan Gooley, The Natural Navigator, claims that we all still possess our sense of direction and can use nature to tell us which way is north.

Evan Davis and Mr Gooley put the theory to the test and went for a walk in Epping Forest.


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