Travel & Places

Travel & Places

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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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...
MADRID: A Traveller's Reader
EDITED BY HUGH THOMAS    Book Number: 85626
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First published in 1988, this revised edition (2005) is here in 2018 new paperback reprint. Acclaimed historian Hugh Thomas wrote a book ideal for the cultured tourist. He has chosen the Earl of ...
MARCO POLO HOLIDAY MAP MALLORCA
MARCO-POLO.COM    Book Number: 86244
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27" x 13" concertinaed, plasticised pocket map which when folded measures just 4" x 6½", ideal for walking, to keep in the hire car and for daytrips. Laminated for durability, there is an extensiv...
AFRICAN EXODUS: Migration and the Future of Europe
ASFA-WOSSEN ASSERATE    Book Number: 87697
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Cambridge educated author Asserate is a member of the Imperial House of Ethiopia, who became a refugee in 1974 after the overthrow of the monarchy. He works as a consultant for African and Middle ...
CONQUEST OF THE OCEAN: An Illustrated History of Seafaring
BRIAN LAVERY    Book Number: 88814
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In January 1778, during his third voyage across the Pacific, Captain Cook wrote in his journal, "How shall we account for this Nation spreading itself so far over this Vast ocean?" He was speaking ...
KOREA: Where the American Century Began
MICHAEL PEMBROKE    Book Number: 89397
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The Korean War was the first of America's failed modern wars. A conflict which is not actually concluded, there was a cessation of hostilities agreed in an armistice between military commanders "un...
NARROW GAUGE RAILWAY STAMPS
HOWARD PILTZ    Book Number: 89991
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The author's two passions, for narrow-gauge railways and stamp-collecting, makes this book a revelation and a delight to read. Both hobbies lead him all over the world as he chases stamps ranging ...
DOING BUSINESS IN THE MIDDLE EAST
DONNA MARSH    Book Number: 89796
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Sub-titled 'A Cultural and Practical Guide for All Business Professionals', this new edition updates and expands valuable cultural and practical information and is necessary reading for all profess...
MY MIDSUMMER MORNING: Rediscovering A Life of Adventure
Alastair Humphreys     Book Number: 89846
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A Financial Times Summer Book of 2019 based on Laurie Lee's 'As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning' which inspired Alastair Humphreys nearly a century later. The book had made Alastair fall in lov...
VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE
CHARLES DARWIN    Book Number: 25257
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Darwin's writings as an independent naturalist on the HMS Beagle between 1831 and 1836 capture the natural world's beauty in his own sublime language. In a travel journal which takes us from the co...
ENGLISH LANDSCAPE GARDEN IN EUROPE
MICHAEL SYMES    Book Number: 89222
Published price: £25
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In the 18th century, the English Landscape Garden spread through France, Germany, Russia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Sweden, Hungary, Italy and to other countries. The term was used to denote lay...
50 GREATEST CASTLES AND PALACES OF THE WORLD
GILLY PICKUP    Book Number: 89710
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From the flamboyance of Germany's fairy tale Neuschwanstein Castle to the Gothic, Dracula-inspiring Bram Castle perched in the craggy peaks of Romania's Carpathian Mountains, Tokyo's Imperial Palac...
BRAZIL
SIMONA STOPPA    Book Number: 90092
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From award-winning ultra-modern architecture to the multi-coloured baroque splendour of Ouro Preto, a UNESCO world heritage site preserved just as it was when founded in 1711, from the amazing nigh...
PHOTOS FROM THE ROAD
EXPLORE AUSTRALIA    Book Number: 90136
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Experience the wide-open spaces of North America, the precarious mountain passes of South and Central America, the green fields and jagged peaks of Asia, the rugged beauty of Australia and New Zeal...
NOTES ON A FOREIGN COUNTRY
SUZY HANSEN    Book Number: 90209
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In the wake of the 9/11 attacks and the invasion of Iraq, Suzy Hansen was enjoying success as a journalist for a New York newspaper. Increasingly though the disconnect between the chaos of world e...
GREAT FLOOD: Travels Through a Sodden Landscape
EDWARD PLATT    Book Number: 90431
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As read on BBC Radio 4, this book is a collection of travel writing and reportage from Edward Platt who, during the course of two years - coinciding with the dramatic floods of Winter 2013 to 2014 ...
MY LONDON ACTIVITY CLIPBOARD
ERYL NASH & CLAIR ROSSITER    Book Number: 90644
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Feel like a teacher with an actual sturdy clipboard in hand for all your walks and activities. Mind the Gap asks you to use a Tube map to help you finish and unscramble letters in the boxes to rev...
JULES TAVERNIER: Artist & Adventurer
CLAUDINE CHALMERS ET AL.    Book Number: 90370
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The French painter Jules Tavernier dominated the art of the American west in the later 19th century, and his spectacular canvases of erupting volcanoes on Haiti crowned a short, action-packed life....
TIMES MINI ATLAS OF THE WORLD
TIMES ATLASES    Book Number: 90667
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A super pocket sized revised and improved 117 pages of up-to-date mapping of the whole world with geographical reference sections on flags, statistics and facts including population, cities, climat...
YORKSHIRE TRANSVESTITE FOUND DEAD ON EVEREST
MIKE HARDING    Book Number: 90769
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Writer, photographer, stand-up comic and folk musician Mike Harding has written a monthly column for 'The Great Outdoors' Britain's premier backpacking and trekking magazine for a number of years. ...
ART OF MAP ILLUSTRATION: A Step-by-Step Artistic Exploration
JAMES GULLIVER HANCOCK    Book Number: 90829
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Like rebus style storybooks, exciting visual maps tell a story of a place and provoke reminiscences. Personalised artwork that captures moments and memories can be captured in mapmaking from penci...
GAMEKEEPER
PORTIA SIMPSON    Book Number: 90834
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'I often sit at home in the evening, leafing through my photographs of Invercauld, Ardverikie, Letterewe and the Western Isles, but above all of the Isle of Rum. They stir memories that I will alwa...
SKYLINES
YOLANDA ZAPPATERRA    Book Number: 90842
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Extremely beautiful silhouette artworks decorate the landscape pages of this compilation of one-of-a-kind buildings - fortresses, palaces, sacred sites, monuments, skyscrapers and cultural hotspots...
ADVENTURES OF A YOUNG NATURALIST
DAVID ATTENBOROUGH    Book Number: 90904
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Welcome paperback reprint of a book first published in 1980 under the title 'The Zoo Quest Expedition: Travels in Guyana, Indonesia and Paraguay.' In 1954 a young David Attenborough had the opport...
JOURNEYS TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD
DAVID ATTENBOROUGH    Book Number: 90905
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A companion to 90904 Adventures of A Young Naturalist, the book was first published in 1981 under the title 'Journeys to the Past: Travels in New Guinea, Madagascar, and the Northern Territory of A...
ARABIA: A Journey Through the Heart of the Middle East
LEVISON WOOD    Book Number: 90907
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The award-winning TV adventurer and travel writer's enthralling account of his 5,000 mile expedition around the Arabian Peninsula, from Iraq to Lebanon, in the winter of 2017. He gives a vivid pic...
TUSCANY: Art and Architecture
ANNE MUELLER VON DER.HAEGEN    Book Number: 90993
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Home to Giotto, Botticelli and Michelangelo, Tuscany brings to mind Palio and Puccini, not to mention exquisite wines and a vigorous modern cultural life. Featuring 600 full colour illustrations...
IMPOSSIBLE OWLS: Essays from the Ends of the World
BRIAN PHILLIPS    Book Number: 91069
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Witty and whimsical, The New Yorker wrote that the book 'leads us to some remarkable, unpredictable places, from the Alaskan wilderness to a supermarket parking lot in Southern Japan, from an old m...
AUTUMN IN VENICE: Ernest Hemingway and His Last Muse
ANDREA DI ROBILANT    Book Number: 91118
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One of the most wrenching and scandalous love stories in all of literary biography, the author finely details the last productive years of Ernest Hemingway in a kaleidoscopic succession of relation...
ROWING THE PACIFIC: 7,000 Miles from Japan to San Francisco
MICK DAWSON    Book Number: 91126
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A thrilling adventure book by a man who can not only row but can write about near-death experiences and the equipment failures, battling extreme fatigue, frightening storms and an ocean the consist...
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