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...
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...
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...
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...
GODDESS POSE
MICHELLE GOLDBERG    Book Number: 83399
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New York Times obituary for Indra Devi: 'The daughter of European nobility who introduced the ancient discipline of yoga to the Kremlin leadership, Hollywood stars like Gloria Swanson and even stud...
EXPLORERS: A Story of Fearless Outcasts
MARTIN DUGARD    Book Number: 83904
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In 1856 two intrepid adventurers, Richard Francis Burton and John Hanning Speke, set off to unravel a geographical unknown - the location of the River Nile's source. They travelled deep into a forb...
MAGNA CARTA IN 20 PLACES
DEREK J. TAYLOR    Book Number: 83917
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One of the single most important artefacts in British history, Magna Carta represents to an extent the 'birth of democracy'. Born out of a judicial quagmire in the 13th century, its existence gave ...
SCOTS: A Photohistory
MURRAY MCKINNON & RICHARD ORAM    Book Number: 83939
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Greatly enjoyed by our blurbers up in Scotland, this photohistory of the Scots is a brilliant celebration of life and the history beyond the wall. Murray Mackinnon and Richard Oram present aspects ...
RENDEZVOUS WITH ART
PHILIPPE DE MONTEBELLO    Book Number: 84099
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The former director of New York's Metropolitan Museum tours the world's major galleries in the company of a leading British art critic who has had the distinction of sitting for Lucian Freud, and t...
WORLD'S ELSEWHERE: Journeys Around Shakespeare's Globe
ANDREW DICKSON    Book Number: 84113
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A highly original and engaging, witty and irresistible revelatory Shakespearian study, both cultural history and literary travelogue. We begin to understand how Shakespeare has become the internat...
FOOTFALLS ECHO IN THE MEMORY
VERNER BICKLEY    Book Number: 83826
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Educated in Wales and London, Verner Bickley has lived in Asian and Pacific countries for over 50 years and in his engrossing memoirs he retraces his steps as a 19 year old naval officer in pre-ind...
EDINBURGH: A Traveller's Reader
EDITED BY DAVID DAICHES    Book Number: 84288
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Life, customs and morals, bookselling, Tartan pageantry, to the Edinburgh Festival 1947 as observed by Eric Linklater, here are extracts from diaries, letters, memoirs and novels, biographies from ...
YE OLDE GOOD INN GUIDE
MR JAMES MOORE & MR PAUL NERO    Book Number: 84414
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Sub-titled 'A Tudor Traveller's Guide To The Nation's Finest Taverns', the discerning traveller is guided to which establishments to seek out and which to avoid like the plague itself. How can the...
CRUSOE'S ISLAND
ANDREW LAMBERT    Book Number: 84501
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"We had come in search of Alexander Selkirk, the Scots mariner who spent four years on the island, and his legendary alter ego Robinson Crusoe; we had also come to find Lord Anson and Juan Fernánde...
PAINTING WITH BOTH HANDS: SOPHIE WALBEOFFE
SOPHIE WALBEOFFE    Book Number: 84515
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With an Introduction by Edward Lucie-Smith. The advice to "paint with both hands" came from Sophie Walbeoffe's mentor Cecil Collins, her tutor at Central school in the mid-80s, who also taught the...
SOURCE OF THE NILE
JOHN HANNING SPEKE    Book Number: 84524
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Speke's original text detailing his travels in Africa that began in 1859, during which he hoped to prove that the Victorian N'yanza was the source of the Nile. It details the main sights visited o...
LINES IN THE ICE: Exploring the Root of the World
PHILIP HATFIELD    Book Number: 84597
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Written by the Lead Curator of Digital Mapping at the British Library no less, this spectacular, glamorous illustrated large coffee table book invites us to explore the modern world. Following the...
ON THE ESTATE: Memoirs of a Russian Lady
MARIAMNA DAVYDOFF    Book Number: 83078
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In 1983 Olga Davydoff Dax was travelling in the US and decided to pay a visit to a cousin in Long Island. Her mother was Mariamna Davydoff who, on her death in 1961, left her three albums of waterc...
ARCTIC AMBITIONS: Captain Cook and the North West Passage
JAMES BARNETT & DAVID NICANDRI    Book Number: 84653
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Cook's journey produced some of the finest charts, collections and anthropological observations of his career, helped establish British relations with Russia, and opened the door to the lucrative f...
BERENICE ABBOTT: Thames & Hudson Photofile
HANK O'NEAL    Book Number: 84656
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A very collectable critical introduction and showcase of the distinguished photographer in an attractive and accessible format. Born in Ohio in 1898, Berenice Abbott moved to Paris in 1921 where h...
VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY
DAVID BOYLE    Book Number: 84679
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The Sea Route to India: Dias and de Gama; Discovering America; Columbus; The Northwest Passage; Circumnavigation; The Conquistadors. The voyages undertaken by European explorers and merchants betw...
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