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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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...
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...
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...
BONJOUR! IS THIS ITALY?
KEVIN TURNER    Book Number: 81070
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Sub-titled 'A Hapless Biker's Guide to Europe', here is an hilarious insight into the challenges and excitement afforded by a lone motorcycle journey through Europe. In his quest to escape the fra...
STORIES IN STONE: Paris
DOUGLAS KEISTER    Book Number: 80939
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Sub-titled 'A Field Guide to Paris Cemeteries and Their Residents', around 12 million people have found a resting place in the catacombs, cemeteries and mausoleums in the Paris metropolitan area. ...
50 GREATEST WALKS OF THE WORLD
BARRY STONE    Book Number: 81740
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With difficulty ratings easy, moderate and strenuous, the first trip is an 8-9 mile trail in Wiltshire to the White Horse, followed by the Brecon canals, Dingle Way in Ireland, Herriot Way, Thames ...
VIEWS ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE: An Essential Guide
PETER WATSON    Book Number: 82189
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This superb guide to landscape photography is filled with beautiful colour photographs showing what could be done if we just took the time to think for a moment before pressing the shutter. The aut...
BUCK WHALEY'S MEMOIRS
THOMAS 'BUCK JERUSALEM' WHALEY    Book Number: 82394
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First published in 1906, here is a superb journal of a man variously described as a rake, a man-about-town, and a gambler. 'The notes I have made and the various Journals I have kept of my voyages...
ITALY'S MOST WANTED: The Top 10 Books of Roman Ruins
LUCIANO MANGIAFICO    Book Number: 82494
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If you're off to Italy, this is the very first thing that you should pack! It's a super top ten guide to all things Italian covering a multitude of subjects, from Popular Operas to Notable Wines, a...
TALES FROM CONCRETE JUNGLES: Urban Birding Around the World
DAVID LINDO    Book Number: 82522
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Growing up in London, David Lindo learned to be a birder on Wormwood Scrubs, an area surrounded by roads, industry, a hospital and of course a prison. With a friend he went further afield to Rainha...
1001 RESTAURANTS YOU MUST EXPERIENCE BEFORE YOU DIE
JENNY LINFORD    Book Number: 82869
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Characterful food and charismatic chefs, splendid tastes from around the world, views to match, simple bistro perfection, enjoy snacks and watch the world go by, gutsy food in mellow surroundings, ...
BRITAIN GOES CAMPING: Camping, Cooking and Exploring
DON PHILPOTT    Book Number: 82888
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We Brits love camping. Whether wanting to stay by the sea, or the middle of woods, camping is the answer to our accommodation issues, a way of immersing ourselves in the stunning nature of our coun...
ANCIENT ATHENS ON 5 DRACHMAS A DAY
PHILIP MATYSZAK    Book Number: 82563
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You have travelled back in time 2,500 years, and are wandering around ancient Athens. Start at the Hot Gates, so called because of the boiling volcanic springs in the area, procure a donkey, a cloa...
ANCIENT ROME ON 5 DENARII A DAY
PHILIP MATYSZAK    Book Number: 82564
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There are numerous books and websites telling you how to do modern Rome on a budget, but what about the ancient traveller keen to see the glories of the imperial city on - say - five denarii a day?...
GONDOLA: Book and CD
DONNA LEON    Book Number: 82584
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Venice and gondolas are irrefutably linked in our hearts; you can't have one with the other, as an old song goes. This is a look at those elegant gondolas, their history, construction and various a...
EMPIRES IN THE SUN: The Struggle for the Mastery of Africa
LAWRENCE JAMES    Book Number: 82681
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Africa, a prize coveted by the Europeans. It was a magnet for the high-minded, philanthropic, the unscrupulous and insane: missionaries and explorers to big-game hunters. Britain, France, Belgium...
LOOKING FOR ADVENTURE: A Childhood Dream. A Lost Land.
STEVE BACKSHALL    Book Number: 82709
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An account of gung-ho adventurer, TV presenter and naturalist Steve Backshall's trip to the wilderness of Papua New Guinea. As a child his life changed when one day he visited an exhibition of enor...
OLD MAN AND THE SEA: A True Story of Crossing the Atlantic
ANTHONY SMITH    Book Number: 82718
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While most people of his age - he was in in his mid-eighties at the time - are content to potter round their garden, Anthony placed an advert in the Daily Telegraph, 'Wanted; three adventurous pens...
ROWING AFTER THE WHITE WHALE: A Crossing of the Indian Ocean
JAMES ADAIR    Book Number: 82724
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How is it that two friends with zero sailing experience manage to survive crossing the Indian Ocean? This is an account of friends whose alcohol induced idea becomes a plan, and then action as they...
WHITE MOUNTAIN: Real and Imagined Journeys in the Himalayas
ROBERT TWIGGER    Book Number: 82733
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One of the most mysterious and yet popular mountain ranges in the world, the Himalayas are a feature of our planet that are surrounded by facts and legends, from extraordinary geological features t...
XINGU: The Indians, Their Myths
ORLANDO & CLAUDIO VILLAS BOAS    Book Number: 83027
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The classic account of the Xingu Indians and their culture, the greatest ecological challenge of the 20th century. In 1941 the Villas Boas brothers joined an expedition to chart and open up the li...
GATEWAY TO THE WORLD: The Port of New York
WILLIAM MILLER    Book Number: 83012
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A companion to Post-War Canadian Pacific Liners code 83013, here is another marvellous collection of mostly colour photographs of New York Harbour. Especially in the early morning, as a ship appro...
POST- WAR CANADIAN PACIFIC LINERS
WILLIAM MILLER    Book Number: 83013
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Sailing out of Liverpool on the St Lawrence route to Montreal and Quebec, Canadian Pacific was one of the great Atlantic liner companies. With crisp white hulls and their distinctive chequered fun...
ALEXANDRIA: The Last Nights of Cleopatra
PETER STOTHARD    Book Number: 83121
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During the 2010 Arab Spring, Sir Peter Stothard's memoir on discovering Cleopatra was disturbed by the intense conflict occurring around the Middle East and revolution in Egypt. This personal recol...
CAPTAIN'S WIFE
ABBY JANE MORRELL    Book Number: 83128
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From a terrific series of first-hand accounts that bring vividly to life the experiences of sailors, the volume is abridged and edited for a modern readership with a new introduction explaining the...
MAKE A JOYFUL NOISE
GARY M RADKE & P. MACEY    Book Number: 83169
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Itself an architectural masterpiece, Florence Cathedral is also home to many artistic treasures. Familiarly called Il Duomo, is an Early Renaissance architectural masterpiece. The interrelationship...
OF WOODLAND POOLS, SPRINGHOLES AND DITCHES
HENRY THOREAU    Book Number: 83178
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"I have an appointment with Spring" wrote Henry Thoreau in March, 1853, and this gorgeous book is a selection of excerpts from his diaries describing the "vernal pools" that form in New England wit...
LEGENDARY WATERS OF IRELAND DVD
FASTFORWARD MUSIC    Book Number: 82773
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A masterpiece work of art in its filming, writing, music and narration, here is an ingenious way to explore the beauty of Ireland in this canvas on film. To travel Ireland's waterways, her rivers,...
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