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...
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 ...
ACROSS THE POND: An American Gentleman In Victorian London
R. D. BLUMENFELD    Book Number: 85690
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Here are extracts from the Daily Express Editor's Diaries ranging from 1887 to 1914 and the outbreak of World War One. He begins with a wonderful day spent for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee cele...
READING ON LOCATION
Luisa Moncada & Scala Quin    Book Number: 85760
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Go off-piste as it were and be lured into exotic locations like Zanzibar, Hawaii, Japan or Umbria to read not just books that have been made into films like My House in Umbria or A Room with a View...
ON TRAILS: An Exploration
ROBERT MOOR    Book Number: 86022
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While hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2009, Robert Moor began to wonder about the paths that lie beneath our feet. How do they form? Why do some improve over time while others devolve? What make...
WET AND THE DRY: A Drinker's Journey
LAWRENCE OSBORNE    Book Number: 86036
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"I am taking a few months off to travel and wander, drinking my way across the Islamic world to see whether I can dry myself out, cure myself of a bout of alcoholic excess. It is a personal crisis,...
A NUMBER OF THINGS: Stories of Canada
JANE URQUHART    Book Number: 85888
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A literary cherry tree, a famous skull, an Innu tea doll, a Sikh RCMP turban, a Cree basket, a Massey-Harris tractor, a canoe, ferry. The power of objects to speak of cultures and civilisations ha...
MARCO POLO PARIS: Travel Handbook
MARCO-POLO.COM    Book Number: 86242
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With an inspiring full history, bright modern graphics, hundreds of colour photographs, this is a special new travel guide. Paris at a glance, its rich history, art and culture, famous people, mus...
MARCO POLO PRAGUE: Travel Handbook
MARCO-POLO.COM    Book Number: 86243
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With an inspiring full history, bright modern graphics, hundreds of colour photographs, this is a special new travel guide to the mother of all cities. Prague at a glance, its rich history, art an...
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...
SECRET NEW YORK: An Unusual Guide
T. M. RIVES    Book Number: 86266
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In 1945, City Hall Station was shut down and remains sealed, decked with coloured tiles, Guastavino vaults and chandeliers, considered New York's handsomest station ever. Today you can see its gho...
ASIAN ABSENCES: Searching for Shangri-La
WOLFGANG BÜSCHER    Book Number: 86505
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"We didn't have any specific plan, just an idea to drive from north to south, into a country full of gods." Translated from the German, this exquisite and collectable Haus first edition is a conte...
HEAT: Extreme Adventures at the Highest Temperatures
RANULPH FIENNES    Book Number: 86760
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"All my life I have read tales of desert exploration. Over forty years I have travelled in many hot places, whether fighting in an Arab army, searching for a lost desert city or merely seeing for m...
MISSION TO CHINA
JOHN HOLLIDAY    Book Number: 86777
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Sub-titled 'How An Englishman Brought the West to The Orient' encapsulated within this historical biography is the whole history of the 19th century integration of the West and the Orient. It is a...
TRAVELLER'S WINE GUIDE TO SPAIN
HAROLD HECKLE    Book Number: 86516
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In the quality Armchair Traveller guidebook series from the Haus publisher this is a quality thumb-indexed guide, bursting with colour photos and maps. Spain has more land under vine than any othe...
WILLOUGHBYLAND: England's Lost Colony
MATTHEW PARKER    Book Number: 86500
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When Sir Walter Raleigh set out to South America to find the legendary city of El Dorado, he paved the way for a series of adventurers who would struggle against the harsh reality of South America'...
CLASH OF EAGLES
CAROL LEA CLARK    Book Number: 86961
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Sub-titled 'America's Forgotten Expedition to Ottoman Palestine'. The 1848 US expedition to the Dead Sea, led by Lt. William Francis Lynch, was one of the most inexplicable journeys of the 19th ce...
PARIS 1928: Nexus II
HENRY MILLER    Book Number: 86978
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In 1927, a would-be writer Henry Miller opened a speakeasy in Greenwich Village with his second wife, June Mansfield. That year he exhibited his first watercolours and compiled notes for an entire...
ROME: A History in Seven Sackings
MATTHEW KNEALE    Book Number: 86983
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Rome is often called 'the eternal city'. The book, as the title suggests, is split into sections describing seven sackings of Rome: 'Gauls', 'Goths', 'More Goths', 'Normans', 'Spanish and Lutherans...
RED NILE: A Biography of the World's Greatest River
ROBERT TWIGGER    Book Number: 86909
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For a moment when the Blue Nile in full flood enters the White Nile it backs up the river, reversing its flow for five miles, mixing its load of sediment with the clearer waters of the White Nile t...
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 CLICHES
LAURA LEE    Book Number: 87324
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A one-of-a-kind collection of catchy expressions which have spread like wildfire. There are approximately 7,000 living languages in the world today, and some expressions spread into English and Es...
RHINE
BEN COATES    Book Number: 87472
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Once forming the outer frontier of the Roman Empire, the Rhine flows 800 miles from the social democratic playground of the Netherlands, through the industrial and political houses of Germany and F...
MAKING THE AMERICAS MODERN: Hemispheric Art 1910-1960
EDWARD J. SULLIVAN    Book Number: 87367
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The great 20th century movements in art, including Symbolism, Expressionism and Abstraction, are often regarded as European in origin, but the author of this outstanding book makes a case for the A...
MEXICO
STEPHEN WEST    Book Number: 87500
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An Agave field with a tree of the richest purple, enticing perfect beaches, palm trees, blue waters and skies, the many ancient temples, often incredibly well preserved with steps up to them like t...
CHARTRES: The Cathedral and the Old Town
MALCOLM MILLER    Book Number: 87643
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With visitors' map and cathedral plan, this excellent Pitkin guide celebrates the superb achievement of the medieval builders of this gothic cathedral, the Labyrinth inlaid in the paving of the nav...
ALONG THE GANGES
ILIJA TROJANOW    Book Number: 87737
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Hindu priests regard the River Ganges as a sin to call her a river at all. She is a goddess, the source of the world, her waters holy and healing and still sold to Hindus all over the world. Ilij...
IN SEARCH OF EDEN: The Course of An Obsession
JAMES WEIR    Book Number: 87742
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A beautifully designed Haus Publishing 2007 first edition with one translucent foldout map of Turkey and the Black Sea to the north, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, the Gulf of Aden right down to Ethiopia and t...
LIQUID CONTINENT: Travels Through Alexandria, Venice
NICHOLAS WOODSWORTH    Book Number: 87743
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A special omnibus edition bringing together Woodsworth's critically acclaimed Mediterranean trilogy into a single volume for the first time. Combining travel narrative, history and reflection on c...
SEEKING PROVENCE: Old Myths, New Paths
NICHOLAS WOODSWORTH    Book Number: 87744
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The true Provençaux have always lived a hard life close to the land and the rhythms of the seasons. It is in the revelation and understanding of these lives, of the Provençaux people, that the tru...
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