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Ice diaries by Jean McNeil

Ice diaries

Jean McNeil

Audio CD

A decade ago, novelist and short story writer Jean McNeil spent a year as writer-in-residence with the British Antarctic Survey, and four months on the world's most enigmatic continent--Antarctica. Access to the Antarctic remains largely reserved for...

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The 100 best affordable vacations by Jane. author. Wooldridge

The 100 best affordable vacations

Jane. author. Wooldridge

eBook

Offers advice on out of the ordinary vacation opportunities, from the Texas state fair to "unknown" national parks, with profiles of inspirational travelers and sidebars about off-season travel.

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Thailand by Christopher Evans

Thailand

Christopher Evans

eBook

This is the journal of a 16-day, 4,500-kilometer adventure we undertook to discover some of the least-known areas of Thailand. We were a little apprehensive about leaving the tourist towns and venturing into what was, to us, the unknown. Each day was...

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The Japan book

The Japan book

Book

This lavishly illustrated photography book captures the beauty of Japan, from Hokkaido to the metropolis of Tokyo, to the imperial city of Kyoto and the natural wonders of its many small islands.

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Mexico  by Kana Awoyemi

Mexico

Kana Awoyemi

Book

Includes Mexico's must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems, insider tips and information as to when to visit, how to avoid the crowds, where to capture the perfect photo, and the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay.

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Chile and Easter Island  by Shafick Meghji

Chile and Easter Island

Shafick Meghji

Book

Your journey starts here. Featuring DK's much-loved maps and illustrations, walks and information, plus all new, full-colour photography, this 100% updated guide to Chile and Easter Island brings you the best of this beautiful country in a brand-new,...

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Alpe-Adria trail  by Rudolf Abraham

Alpe-Adria trail

Rudolf Abraham

Book

Guide to the epic new 750-km hiking route through the mountains of Austria, Slovenia and Italy, from the foot of the Grossglockner (at 3,798m, the highest peak in Austria and the Eastern Alps) to Muggia near Trieste on the Adriatic coast. Detailed maps...

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The teardrop island by Cherry Briggs

The teardrop island

Cherry Briggs

eBook

""'Here again, Mr Cossey?' asked the young Spanish embryologist, shooting me a welcoming smile as I followed him down the corridor. He had recognised me by sight and that wasn't good. I was now the one thing you don't want to be in a fertility clinic....

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Terra Australis by Matthew Flinders

Terra Australis

Matthew Flinders

eBook

First published in two-volumes in 1814, this is the enthralling account of the circumnavigation of Australia, by the man who gave our country its name. Edited and introduced by Tim Flannery, Terra Australis is a vital step toward a new understanding of...

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Squirting milk at chameleons by Simon Fenton

Squirting milk at chameleons

Simon Fenton

eBook

The tale of an Englishman making a life for himself in Senegal. Khady pulled out a breast and with a deadly aim fired milk at the chameleon. "If I don't offer it milk, our son will grow up to look like a lizard," she explained. Clearly I had a lot to...

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Spain's Segovia, Ávila, Salamanca & León by Kelly Lipscomb

Spain's Segovia, Ávila, Salamanca & León

Kelly Lipscomb

eBook

With the northern half of the Spanish Meseta all its own, this is unmistakably big sky territory. It is the largest autonomous region in Spain, covering a full one-fifth of the country''s territory, and is larger than some EU countries, including nei...

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South Vietnam by Janet. author. Arrowood

South Vietnam

Janet. author. Arrowood

eBook

This guide focuses on Ho Chi Minh City, the Mekong River Delta, Hoi An, Nha Trang, Dalat & the Southern Highlands - all of the southern half of Vietnam. Huge lakes, tremendous waterfalls, elephant rides, jungles, wonderful people, fabulous food. The sense...

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Small steps with paws and hooves by Spud Talbot-Ponsonby

Small steps with paws and hooves

Spud Talbot-Ponsonby

eBook

The clouds disappeared and gave us a clear day. No more excuses. No more newspapers, radio, beds, hot water, china mugs ... 'Meet Barnie, 11 months old, dangerously learning to walk ... Tess the dog, who likes rolling in smelly things ... Ben the cart...

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Rowed trip by Colin. author. Angus

Rowed trip

Colin. author. Angus

eBook

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The most beautiful villages of France

The most beautiful villages of France

Book

Carefully selected each year, the French villages featured in this official guide are replete with historical, architectural, and natural riches. An introductory paragraph presents the location and history of each village, and is accompanied by recom...

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Hygge travels in Copenhagen  by Helena Smith

Hygge travels in Copenhagen

Helena Smith

Book

Discover the chic, boutique and unique sides of Copenhagen in this latest release in the popular Curious Travel Guide series. Hygge is the Danish concept of cozy or happy living, and the capital city of Copenhagen very much reflects this warm, communal...

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Fifty places to run before you die  by Chris Santella

Fifty places to run before you die

Chris Santella

eBook

Fifty places to run before you die is a beautifully illustrated collection of the most exhilarating running courses in the world. Featuring a balance of popular races (marathons, 10Ks, and endurance runs) and scenic trails off the beaten path, as well...

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Stories from our back roads  by Ray Stone

Stories from our back roads

Ray Stone

Book

This book is for people who enjoy driving and exploring the stories of our back roads, but most of all it is for people who love New Zealand, whether they choose to do it from behind the wheel of their SUV or the comfort of their sofa. Stories from o...

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Stories from our back roads  by Ray Stone

Stories from our back roads

Ray Stone

Book

This book is for people who enjoy driving and exploring the stories of our back roads, but most of all it is for people who love New Zealand, whether they choose to do it from behind the wheel of their SUV or the comfort of their sofa. Stories from o...

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To the lake  by Kapka Kassabova

To the lake

Kapka Kassabova

Book

Lake Ohrid and Lake Prespa. Two vast lakes joined by underground rivers. Two lakes that seem to hold both the turbulent memories of the region's past, and the secret of its enduring allure. Two lakes that have played a central role in Kapka Kassabova...

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The Socrates express by Eric Weiner

The Socrates express

Eric Weiner

eAudiobook

We turn to philosophy for the same reasons we travel: to see the world from a different perspective, to unearth hidden beauty, and to find new ways of being. We want to learn how to embrace wonder. Face regrets. Sustain hope. Eric Weiner combines his...

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Soul of Los Angeles  by Emilien Crespo

Soul of Los Angeles

Emilien Crespo

Book

We tried 1,000 places. And included only the 30 best. 30 unforgettable experiences that capture the soul of Los Angeles. Access a secret Malibu beach, relax at a gigantic Korean spa open 24/7, watch Tarantino's movie collection, eat your burger the C...

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The spirit-wrestlers by Philip Marsden

The spirit-wrestlers

Philip Marsden

eBook

In Moscow, a man points on a map to the place where he was born. He is a Doukhobor, a 'spirit-wrestler', a member of a group of radical Russian sectarians. He is pointing to a village beyond the southern steppe, at the far south of the old Russian empire:...

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The rugged road by Theresa Wallach

The rugged road

Theresa Wallach

eBook

The remarkable story of two women, the first to drive the length of Africa, and the first to cross the Sahara on a motorcycle: all this in 1935 with no roads, no back-up, arguing with the French Foreign Legion, breakdowns and adventure all the way. A...

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Alaska  by Lisa Maloney

Alaska

Lisa Maloney

Book

Whether you're looking to see the northern lights, kayak through the summer seas of the Kenai Peninsula, or take in stunningly wild landscapes, Moon Alaskahas activities for every traveler. With itineraries like Best of Alaska in Two Weeks and Bear-V...

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Bewildered by Laura Waters

Bewildered

Laura Waters

Large Print

"What would move you to ditch your life and take off into the wild for five months? For Laura Waters, it took the implosion of a toxic relationship and a crippling bout of anxiety. Armed with maps, a compass and her life in a bag on her back, she set...

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Upriver  by Colin Heinz

Upriver

Colin Heinz

Book

"Upriver will appeal to everyone who loves New Zealand’s South Island/Te Waipounamu and wants to find out more about the formation of its diverse landscapes and the story of human settlement since the very first landings about eight centuries ago. It...

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Tokyo day by day

Tokyo day by day

Book

Discover one of the world's most exhilarating cities! Beloved for its culture, delicious food, iconic shops, anime, fashion and more, Tokyo is a fascinating place to explore. From ramen and flower parks, to hidden bars and novelty cafes, Tokyo: Day by...

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When the ship hits the fan  by Rob Anderson

When the ship hits the fan

Rob Anderson

Book

Rob Anderson was a magnet for trouble long before he went to sea at 15. But when he became Captain Rob Anderson, one of the youngest Australian masters ever, it was suddenly his responsibility to keep everything afloat - no easy feat when the seas we...

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River of time by Jon. author. Swain

River of time

Jon. author. Swain

eBook

Between 1970 and 1975 Jon Swain, the English journalist portrayed in David Puttnam's film, The Killing Fields, lived in the lands of the Mekong river. This is his account of those years, and the way in which the tumultuous events affected his perceptions...

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Return to Zanzibar by Roger. author. Webber

Return to Zanzibar

Roger. author. Webber

eBook

Return to Zanzibar is a personal story of Africa in all its many facets.

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Wild nature by John Blay

Wild nature

John Blay

eBook

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Olive the Lionheart by Brad Ricca

Olive the Lionheart

Brad Ricca

eAudiobook

"Brad Ricca's Olive MacLeod is my favorite sort of woman from history--bold and unconventional, utterly unsinkable--and her story is so full of adventure and acts of courage, it's hard to believe she actually lived. And yet she did! Brad Ricca has found...

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Kyoto sights  by John Dougill

Kyoto sights

John Dougill

Book

Kyoto's top sights brought to life through the evocative words of long-term resident John Dougill and the stunning photography of Patrick Hochner. Kyoto is the birthplace of Japanese culture'a fact that is evident in every corner of the city. Japan's...

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Poets and pahlevans by Marcello Di Cintio

Poets and pahlevans

Marcello Di Cintio

eBook

Marcello Di Cintio prepares for his "journey into the heart of Iran" with the utmost diligence. He takes lessons in Farsi, researches Persian poetry and sharpens his wrestling skills by returning to the mat after a gap of some years. Knowing that there...

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Pilgrim in the palace of words by Glenn Dixon

Pilgrim in the palace of words

Glenn Dixon

eBook

As one philosopher said, languages are the Houses of Being. After doing graduate work in linguistics, Glenn Dixon wanted to visit these houses or "palaces" himself. Join him on his adventure toward a real understanding of human communication.

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Over the roof of the world by Julian. author. Summer

Over the roof of the world

Julian. author. Summer

eBook

Two ex-bankers, middle aged and angry, are a long way from home.?

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Once is enough by Miles Smeeton

Once is enough

Miles Smeeton

eBook

'There was a sudden sickening sense of disaster. I felt a great lurch and heel, and a thunder of sound filled my ears. I was conscious, in a terrified moment, of being driven into the front and side of my bunk with tremendous force. At the same time there...

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Frommer's florence and tuscany day by day by Stephen Brewer

Frommer's florence and tuscany day by day

Stephen Brewer

eBook

"Map your own adventure. Packed with color photos, this bestselling guide offers dozens of itineraries that show you how to see the best of Florence & Tuscany in a short time--with bulleted maps that lead the way from sight to sight. Featuring a full...

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Noble ways by Roy Noble

Noble ways

Roy Noble

eBook

Known throughout Wales for his gentle self-deprecating sense of humour and brilliant TV and radio broadcasts, BBC presenter Roy Noble guides us through the "lay-bys" of his life; his warm, loving fifties Brynaman childhood; his college and teaching days;...

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No hurry in Africa by Brendan Clerkin

No hurry in Africa

Brendan Clerkin

eBook

This book is an account of an extraordinary year in East Africa. The author's motives for going there after leaving college were mixed: to seek what might be the last great adventure of his youth; to avoid the responsibilities of the real world as long...

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Rick Steves Iceland  by Rick Steves

Rick Steves Iceland

Rick Steves

Book

Hike vast glaciers, marvel at steaming volcanic lakes, and explore the land of the midnight sun: with Rick Steves on your side, Iceland can be yours! Inside Rick Steves Iceland you’ll find: Comprehensive coverage for exploring Iceland, whether you’ve...

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Rick Steves' Switzerland  by Rick Steves

Rick Steves' Switzerland

Rick Steves

Book

Cross the Alps in a cable car, cruise Lake Geneva, and visit a medieval château: with Rick Steves on your side, Switzerland can be yours! Inside Rick Steves Switzerland you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Switzer...

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Marrakesh, explore the magic of the Red City  by Yasmin Zeinab

Marrakesh, explore the magic of the Red City

Yasmin Zeinab

Book

Dodge the crowds and discover the hidden world of Marrakesh, Morocco's most popular tourist destination.

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The rough guide to Sicily  by Ros Belford

The rough guide to Sicily

Ros Belford

Book

Whether you plan to climb Mount Etna, relax on the golden sands of Cefalu or explore the Valley of the Temples, the Rough Guide to Sicily will help you discover the best places to explore, eat, drink, shop and sleep along the way. Features of this travel...

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Land of wondrous cold  by Gillen D'Arcy Wood

Land of wondrous cold

Gillen D'Arcy Wood

Book

A history of the first race to Antarctica that weaves the great polar discoveries of the nineteenth century with scientific breakthroughs of the modern era. Antarctica, the ice kingdom hosting the South Pole, looms large in the human imagination. The...

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One more mountain  by Caroline Frost

One more mountain

Caroline Frost

Book

One More Mountain is the story of the life changing decision made by Caroline and her husband Allister to put everything they owned into storage, buy some rucksacks, and take a trip around the world for a year. This is their life story; what happened...

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Waterlog  by Roger Deakin

Waterlog

Roger Deakin

Book

"Inspired by John Cheever's classic short story, "The Swimmer," Roger Deakin set out from his moat in Suffolk to swim through the British Isles. The result of his journey is a maverick work of observation and imagination"--Publisher's description.

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Jesus by James Martin

Jesus

James Martin

eBook

"James Martin, SJ, gifted storyteller, editor at large of America magazine, popular media commentator, and New York Times bestselling author of The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, brings the Gospels to life in Jesus: A Pilgrimage, and invites be...

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Big book of Zelda by Kyle Hilliard

Big book of Zelda

Kyle Hilliard

eBook

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of the highest-rated, fastest-selling video games of all time, a new crown jewel in the beloved Legend of Zelda series. Having just celebrated its 30th anniversary, the universe of the Legend of Zelda is...

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Voyages from the past by Simon Wills

Voyages from the past

Simon Wills

eBook

A social history of sea travel from the passengers' perspective, encompassing all walks of life and vessels departing from a variety of UK ports. Simon Wills tells the stories of ordinary people who travelled by sea between 1600 and 1940, from early ...

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Ubuntu by Heather Ellis

Ubuntu

Heather Ellis

eBook

At the age of twenty-eight, while sitting in a friend's backyard in the remote mining township of Jabiru, Heather Ellis has a light-bulb moment: she is going to ride a motorcycle across Africa. The idea just feels right - no matter that she's never done...

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Two wings of a nightingale by Jill Worrall

Two wings of a nightingale

Jill Worrall

Book

Iran is probably the most misunderstood country in the world, and its people are among the most feared. Award-winning travel writer Jill Worrall, with her friend Reza Mirkhalaf, a leading tour manager from Tehran, describe an Iran the world has forgo...

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Swirly World sails south by Andrew Fagan

Swirly World sails south

Andrew Fagan

eBook

"In 2007, Kiwi musician and radio personality Andrew Fagan set sail in his tiny 5.4 metre plywood yacht to circumnavigate New Zealand. And just to make it more difficult, he included a leg to the sub-Antarctic Auckland Islands in the notorious Southern...

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Walk a mile by Chris Young

Walk a mile

Chris Young

eBook

Chris Young adored his job as social worker, but thing fell apart when he was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. And so, in search for a new purpose, Chris began a campaign called Walk a Mile in my Shoes. This is the story of one man's j...

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Endless summer  by Andrea Lammert

Endless summer

Andrea Lammert

Book

Summer, sand and sunshine walking barefoot, the sound of the sea, a cloudless sky, a happy ambience, and feel-good temperatures. If only it could last forever! Nothing's easier: our planet offers sunny destinations that promise endless summer all year...

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The search for the pink-headed duck by Rory Nugent

The search for the pink-headed duck

Rory Nugent

eBook

Fifty-two years after the pink-headed duck was last seen in the wild, Rory Nugent set off for India in search of this exceptionally rare bird. In Calcutta he prowled the fowl market, where a few of the ducks used to appear during the Raj. Traveling on...

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Reeds ocean handbook by Bill (William Walter) Johnson

Reeds ocean handbook

Bill (William Walter) Johnson

Book

In the bestselling style of the Reeds Handbook series, Reeds Ocean Handbook follows on from Reeds Skipper's Handbook for skippers or crew planning to venture further afield. Complimenting the RYA Ocean Yachtmaster course, this handy pocketbook provides...

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Feasting wild by Gina Rae La Cerva

Feasting wild

Gina Rae La Cerva

eBook

"A writer and anthropologist searches for wild foods--and reveals what we lose in a world where wildness itself is misunderstood, commodified, and hotly pursued. Two centuries ago, nearly half the North American diet was found in the wild. Today, so-...

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Olive the lionheart by Brad Ricca

Olive the lionheart

Brad Ricca

eBook

"Brad Ricca's Olive MacLeod is my favorite sort of woman from history'bold and unconventional, utterly unsinkable'and her story is so full of adventure and acts of courage, it's hard to believe she actually lived. And yet she did! Brad Ricca has found...

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Enemy of all mankind  by Steven Johnson

Enemy of all mankind

Steven Johnson

Book

Henry Every was the seventeenth century’s most notorious pirate. The press published wildly popular—and wildly inaccurate—reports of his nefarious adventures. The British government offered enormous bounties for his capture, alive or (preferably) dead....

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Into the wild  by Jon Krakauer

Into the wild

Jon Krakauer

Book

The story of Chris McCandless, a young man who embarked on a solo journey into the wilds of Alaska and whose body was discovered four months later, explores the fascinating allure that the wilderness has for the American imagination.

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My name is not Konnichiwa! by Rodney Ee

My name is not Konnichiwa!

Rodney Ee

eBook

Rodney Ee loves to travel. But he's not just a traveller - he's an addict. Few things make him happier than being on the road and tumbling headfirst into yet another adventure. From hunting down Santa Claus' Finnish hometown and getting the ""Five Mi...

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Pacific by Simon Winchester

Pacific

Simon Winchester

eBook

Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world's largest body of water, and - in matters economic, political and military - the ocean of the future. The Pacific is a world of tsunamis and Magellan,...

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No room for watermelons by Ron Fellowes

No room for watermelons

Ron Fellowes

eBook

In 2012, while others his age were enjoying quiet retirement, Ron Fellowes set off on the challenge of a lifetime. His dream to ride a 102 year-old FN motorcycle across the world - to the Belgian factory where the bike originated - had all the hallmarks...

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Marco Polo didn't go there by Rolf Potts

Marco Polo didn't go there

Rolf Potts

eBook

Marco Polo Didn't Go There is a collection of rollicking travel tales from a young writer USA Today has called "Jack Kerouac for the Internet Age." For the past ten years, Rolf Potts has taken his keen postmodern travel sensibility into the far fringes...

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Mama Koko and the hundred gunmen by Lisa Shannon

Mama Koko and the hundred gunmen

Lisa Shannon

eBook

International human rights activist Lisa Shannon spent many afternoons at the kitchen table having tea with her friend Francisca Thelin, who often spoke of her childhood in Congo. Thelin would conjure vivid images of lush flower gardens, fish the size...

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Thirty thousand bottles of wine and a pig called Helga by Todd Alexander

Thirty thousand bottles of wine and a pig called Helga

Todd Alexander

eAudiobook

"Once I was the poster boy for corporate success, but now I'm crashing through the bush in a storm in search of a missing pig. How the hell did we end up here?" Todd and Jeff have had enough of the city. Sick of the daily grind and workaday corporate...

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Due north  by James Viles

Due north

James Viles

Book

This is award-winning chef James Viles' photographic journal of his road trip from Tassie to the Top End, from Flinders Island in the Tasman Sea to the Gulf of Carpentaria. His focus is real food, where it comes from, how it's grown, tended and harvested...

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The Titanic and the city of widows it left behind  by Julie Cook

The Titanic and the city of widows it left behind

Julie Cook

Book

When Titanic foundered in April 1912, the world’s focus was on the tragedy of the passengers who lost their lives. Ever since, in films, dramatisations, adaptations and books, the focus has mostly continued to be on the ones who died. The Titanic and...

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The Miss Tutti Frutti contest by Graeme Lay

The Miss Tutti Frutti contest

Graeme Lay

eBook

This marvelous collection of travel stories from the South Pacific reveals Paul Gauguin's shocking Tahitian secrets, retraces the last tragic days of Robert Louis Stevenson, and recounts the author's own haunting by Herman Melville, as well as his attempts...

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Lost in the jungle by Yossi Ghinsberg

Lost in the jungle

Yossi Ghinsberg

eBook

A harrowing true story of adventure and survival. Four backpackers meet in Bolivia and set off into the rainforest on a dream expedition, lured by the promise of uncharted villages and forgotten tribes hidden in places tourists only dream of seeing. But...

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Live fast, die young by Chris Price

Live fast, die young

Chris Price

eBook

One autumn, radio producers Chris and Joe drive across America, roof down, stereo up, and discover the roots of the sounds they love.

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The lost landscape by Joyce Carol Oates

The lost landscape

Joyce Carol Oates

Book

A momentous memoir of childhood and adolescence from one of our finest and most beloved writers, as we've never seen her before. In The Lost Landscape, Joyce Carol Oates vividly recreates the early years of her life in western New York state, powerfu...

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Kingdom of ten thousand things by Gary Geddes

Kingdom of ten thousand things

Gary Geddes

eBook

From war-torn Afghanistan, through the snow-capped Himalayas and across the burning sands of the Taklamakan desert, to a rapidly modernizing China and on to the Central American jungles: it seems an impossible journey, but one that Gary Geddes eagerl...

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Kibbutz virgin by Jonathan Nicholas

Kibbutz virgin

Jonathan Nicholas

eBook

1978. Jonathan was a naïve eighteen-year-old who had just finished his A-levels. His cousin Andy suggested they fly to Israel in order to experience life on a kibbutz as a 'volunteer'. Jonathan had never even heard the word kibbutz and he knew very l...

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Inseln des Nordens = Nordic Islands  by Stefan (Photographer) Forster

Inseln des Nordens = Nordic Islands

Stefan (Photographer) Forster

Book

One of the most renowned nature photographers in Europe, Stefan Forster, documents the extraordinary Nordic islands. Over the course of more than 80 intrepid trips through Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and the Faroe Islands, Forster captures the epic l...

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It's not about the tapas by Polly Evans

It's not about the tapas

Polly Evans

eBook

After working for four years at a leading London book publisher, Polly Evans moved to Hong Kong where she spent many happy hours as a senior editor on the city's biggest entertainment weekly. But fighting deadlines from a twizzly office chair and free...

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Embracing the dragon by Polly Greeks

Embracing the dragon

Polly Greeks

eBook

This vivid recollection follows one woman's remarkable journey walking the Great Wall of China. Polly Greeks walked further than any European woman to dateover jagged mountain passes, into villages which had never seen a European woman, and through a...

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Drums along the Congo by Rory Nugent

Drums along the Congo

Rory Nugent

Book

In the heart of the Congo is rumored to live a dinosaur called Mokele-Mbembe, or the god-beast. A handful of scientific expeditions have searched for it over the years with little success, but Nugent relied less on science than a desire to document t...

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Due North by James Viles

Due North

James Viles

eBook

An Australian food adventure, from the stark beauty of Tasmania due north through red earth to the Gulf of Carpentaria.

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A pilgrim's guide to the Camino de Santiago  by John Brierley

A pilgrim's guide to the Camino de Santiago

John Brierley

Book

"Now updated to include newer maps and photos, this comprehensive guidebook to the Camino de Santiago and its offshoots contains all the information needed by modern-day pilgrims wishing to walk the sacred Way of St. James. Overview route planners plus...

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How I found Livingstone by Henry M. (Henry Morton) Stanley

How I found Livingstone

Henry M. (Henry Morton) Stanley

eBook

In 1869, Sir Henry Morton Stanley was instructed by James Gordon Bennett Jr, the son of the founder of the New York Herald, to find the famous explorer David Livingstone, who no-one had seen for years after travelling to explore Africa. This is Stanley's...

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Midnight in Siberia by David Lawrence Greene

Midnight in Siberia

David Lawrence Greene

eBook

"Travels with NPR host David Greene along the Trans-Siberian Railroad capture an overlooked, idiosyncratic Russia in the age of Putin. After two and a half years as NPR's Moscow bureau chief, David Greene travels across the country--a 6,000-mile journey...

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Greek Pilgrimage by John Carroll

Greek Pilgrimage

John Carroll

eBook

This is a travel book in the grand sense. The horizons it explores are of land and sea, and of the mind. Greek Pilgrimage is a meditation on classical Greece, journeying through its great sites, monuments, and cultural works. On the way, it examines ...

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On the trail of Genghis Khan by Tim Cope

On the trail of Genghis Khan

Tim Cope

eBook

For young Australian adventurer Tim Cope, this was the journey of a lifetime - travelling 10,000kms alone on horseback across the Eurasian steppe through Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine and Hungary. From the former Mongol capital Karakorum to the...

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Alone in Antarctica by Felicity Aston

Alone in Antarctica

Felicity Aston

eBook

What would it feel like to be out there alone in that empty vastness? Just before midnight on 24 November 2011, Felicity is left completely alone on the coast of Antarctica. The isolation is instant and devastating. Only three people in the world have...

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Beijing tai tai by Tania McCartney

Beijing tai tai

Tania McCartney

eBook

Intensely personal, at times a little controversial, 'Beijing Tai Tai' is a rollercoaster ride of honesty and openness as a wife ('tai tai') and mother juggles suburban family life in urban Beijing. Presented in a series of love/hate column-like snippets...

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Get Sponsored by Jeff Blumenfeld

Get Sponsored

Jeff Blumenfeld

eBook

Christopher Columbus needed a sponsor for a dangerous expedition, but the king of Portugal wasn't interested. He repackaged his proposal for the queen of Spain. She put Columbus on retainer, and the rest is history. Columbus may not have been the first...

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From Reindeer Lake to Eskimo Point by Peter Kazaks

From Reindeer Lake to Eskimo Point

Peter Kazaks

eBook

Canoe across large lakes, up and down rivers and rapids; labour over portages and through a miasma of blackflies; bask in the golden evenings of the Subarctic. In this account of an 800-mile canoe trip -- which begins at Reindeer Lake on the...

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First footsteps in East Africa by Richard F. Burton

First footsteps in East Africa

Richard F. Burton

eBook

One of the great adventure classics. Victorian scholar-adventurer's firsthand epic account of daring 1854 expedition to forbidden East African capital city. A treasury of detailed information on Muslim beliefs, manners and morals; plus pleasures and perils...

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Dreams of elsewhere by Robert Louis Stevenson

Dreams of elsewhere

Robert Louis Stevenson

eBook

A comprehensive and representative sampling of Stevenson's prolific travel output, including excerpts from his most famous travel books, travel essays and travel poetry, and includes some lesser-known works from US collections.

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Chop suey nation by Ann Hui

Chop suey nation

Ann Hui

eAudiobook

In 2016, Globe and Mail reporter Ann Hui drove across Canada, from Victoria to Fogo Island, to write about small-town Chinese restaurants and the families who run them. It was only after the story was published that she discovered her own family could...

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Hand drawn Vancouver  by Emma FitzGerald

Hand drawn Vancouver

Emma FitzGerald

Book

Take a tour of Vancouver's sights and sidewalks with Emma FitzGerald's hand-drawn impressions of her hometown, a city filled with stories--funny, surprising, and sometimes dark--amidst the cherry blossoms, beaches, and forests. Included are more than...

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The new Paris by Lindsey Tramuta

The new Paris

Lindsey Tramuta

eAudiobook

The city long-adored for its medieval beauty, old-timey brasseries, and corner café has even more to offer today. In the last few years, a flood of new ideas and creative locals has infused a once-static, traditional city with a new open-minded sensibility...

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Kilimanjaro diaries by Eva Melusine. Thieme

Kilimanjaro diaries

Eva Melusine. Thieme

eAudiobook

When expat blogger and mother of four Eva Melusine Thieme first harbors the idea of ringing out her three years in Africa on the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, it sounds easy. In fact, it has all the trappings of a dream vacation: no cooking, no fighting...

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