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Travel & Places

Travel & Places

Travel and adventure, road trips to explorations and endeavours. The world at large can be enjoyed from the comfort of your armchair through the pens of intrepid travellers.

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SHACKLETON: Heart of the Antarctic and South
INTRO. BY DR BEAU RIFFENBURGH    Book Number: 56596
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Ernest Shackleton led two Antarctic expeditions, and died shortly after the beginning of the third. His first expedition was not a total success (they did not reach the South Pole), and the second ...
LIFE AND VOYAGES OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
WASHINGTON IRVING    Book Number: 57493
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People had thought it was only the great distance that made it impossible to reach Asia sailing west from Spain. No one had predicted that a vast continent stood in the way. And indeed, for Colum...
CAPTAIN SCOTT - THE VOYAGE OF THE DISCOVERY
CAPTAIN ROBERT F. SCOTT    Book Number: 59989
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'When I received the script of The Voyage of the Discovery I was amazed. I had only to read a few pages to realise that it was literature, unique of its kind . . . Scott's mind was like wax to rece...

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GOLDEN TREASURES OF TROY: The Dream of Heinrich Schliemann
HERVÉ DUCHÊNE    Book Number: 74403
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Such marvels as the Mask of Agamemnon and the dazzling treasure of Priam were unearthed, not by your ordinary common or garden archaeologist, but by a German national called Heinrich Schliemann. H...

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WAR, REVOLUTION AND SOCIETY IN THE RIO DE LA PLATA 1808-1810
EDITED BY MALYN NEWITT    Book Number: 75097
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Sub-titled 'Thomas Kinder's Narrative of a Journey to Madeira, Montevideo and Buenos Aires'. The diary of Thomas Kinder has never been published nor, apparently, used by any historian. This is, t...

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HOW I FOUND LIVINGSTONE
HENRY MORTON STANLEY    Book Number: 62728
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Stanley’s accounts of his expedition not only helped transform Livingstone into one of the great Victorian heroes, but were also the springboard from which Stanley himself became the most accomplis...

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TRAVELS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, INTRO    Book Number: 62731
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The author of dozens of adventure novels and fantastical tales, Robert Louis Stevenson was also an enthusiast of travel, whether wandering on foot through France in the company of a donkey, crossin...

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PARIS AND SURROUNDINGS BERLITZ MOTORING MAP
BERLITZ PUBLISHING    Book Number: 75487
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At a scale on 1cm = 2km or 1 inch = 3 miles, 1:200,000, Paris with its wide boulevards, famous landmarks and world class museums is still ranked as the most popular tourist destination in the world...

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ODD MAN OUT IN THE ALPS
RON NORMAN    Book Number: 75472
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Francophiles, gather round. Here is an author who delights in all things French. He is not only a wayside gourmet but also part ornithologist, part zoologist, and part botanist, with a historical...

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SOUTH WITH THE SUN: Roald Amundsen, His Polar Explorations:
LYNNE COX    Book Number: 75475
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Roald Amundsen, "the last of the Vikings", left his mark upon the Heroic Era as the most successful polar explorer ever. Even before his meticulously organised, pragmatic approach won the race to t...

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