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Historical Day Trips By Peggy Hilton
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Historical Day Trips. Exploring the foothills of South Carolina and Western North Carolina one day-trip at a time.
Historical Day Trips in the Carolina Foothills By Peggy E. Hilton
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Exploring the Foothills of South Carolina and Western North Carolina one day-trip at a time.
52 Perfect Day Trips for Fit Adults in the Greater Washington Area By Beth Sansbury, David Sansbury
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Looking for a way to exercise both mind and body? This unique travel book, focused on the Greater Washington Area (Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington DC), presents 52 trips divided... More > into half day adventures. Half of each day is dedicated to hiking, biking or kayaking and the other half to touring nearby museums, historical houses or towns. Each trip recommends a lunch stop. If you do not own a bike or kayak, rental places are listed or hikes offered as alternatives. The Washington area is not only a place of great natural beauty but is blessed with an incredible diversity of cultural destinations. The authors have discovered, however, that these places are often enjoyed by the locals but are unknown to casual visitors. This book now makes these places accessible to all. It is organized in a simple format: Why visit, Where (directions), How Long, Lunch Stop and Highlights. An information box lists such things as opening times, entrance fees and web sources.< Less
Clara & Helen, Journals of their trip to Europe, 1906-07 By Donald Little
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The grand tour, no longer the exclusive tradition of wealthy young Englishmen, by the early 20th century morphed to include twenty-three year old Helen, and Clara, her recently widowed mother. They... More > sailed from their beloved America on the steamship, S.S. Blucher to Europe and kept two journals. You'll read from their travels, presented in a parallel arrangement, as they record their thoughts and activities day-by-day. You can feel in these writings something of the vibrancy of the cultures that they encountered. If you are interested in history, geography, culture, and women's studies, you are likely to find much to appreciate. Enjoy discovering something of the tenor and rhythum of the times as you follow their ten month itinerary to eight countries. You will be transported as you get to know these curious and open hearted women.< Less
Another Road in Another Time: A Model: A Road Trip in 1929 By G. Eugene Russell, Anita H. Russell
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The adventures and everyday life of an Iowa family driving their new Ford Model A west to California during the first months of the Great Depression. Traveling nearly 10,000 miles in 1929 and '30,... More > mostly on dirt roads, through 12 different states, their journey lasted seven and a half months. Recounted from a daily diary and photographs they took along the way, this volume is a significant historical record of the early days of automobile road trips. Includes 113 photographs.< Less
Another Road in Another Time: a Model A Road Trip in 1929 By G. Eugene Russell
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The adventures and everyday life of an Iowa family driving their new Ford Model A west to California during the first months of the Great Depression. Traveling nearly 10,000 miles in 1929 and... More > ‘30, mostly on dirt roads, through twelve different states, their journey lasted seven and a half months. Recounted from a daily diary and photographs they took along the way, this is a significant historical record of the early days of automobile road trips. Includes 113 photographs.< Less
One Day in Vigevano from Milan By Enrico Massetti
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This is an guide for a one-day trip from Milan to Vigevano, the town of the shoes with medieval historic monuments. You don't need a car, it's even better if you don't use one but use the... More > train. There are extensive descriptions and photos of the attractions. It is ideal for use on your smart phone, it contains active links to the web sites of train and navigation companies, so you can with a click from the guide check the latest schedule and even buy the tickets. It has also listing of many reviews for the best recommended restaurants that are at walking distance from the boat pier or the train station. There are active links to the review pages, you can use them if you have an active Internet connection, but, if you don’t, you have the basic information ready: the name, address and telephone number are included in the guide.< Less
Exploring Murcia Even More Days Out By Clive and Rosie Palmer
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This is the third book dealing with Days Out in the Region of Murcia. It covers a wide variety of locations from Murcia City and Cartagena, to Aguilas, Calasparra, Mazarron, Mula, Jumilla,... More > Alcantarilla, and the small village of Barranda. There are historical sites such as a Roman villa near Mula and several themed museums are included such as that of the Civil War in Cartagena, watermills in Murcia City, and Alcantarilla's Museum of the Huerta. For something entirely different there is even a rafting trip down the Segura. Or how about a unique museum of musical instruments in Barranda or fascinating modern buildings in Jumilla and Cartagena? There is much, much more besides. In all cases we have tried to give detailed descriptions and, where appropriate, the relevant historic or geographical background in the hope this will put the content into its wider context and further encourage readers to follow our steps.< Less
Tree of Many Lives: Slave to Abuse By Kellie England
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Tamaria had no idea that when she woke up in the morning the day would be one of the most unusual days she would ever have to endure. The fight with her husband Darien had led to physical violence... More > and then to her trip in the ambulance fighting for her life; that is until Dr. Chasm Liteseeker and that ominous Tree of Many Lives jumped in to the fray to help Tamaria learn a very important lesson…< Less
Guidebook of Lucca By Bartolomeo Di Monaco
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This book is intended as a guidebook that visitors on a day trip to Lucca will find useful. It provides the ideal route that will take you to the most important sights and the most evocative places,... More > so as to give you a sense of how old and beautiful Lucca is. Some information about the people who wrote the history of Lucca will help to bring to life the climate of the times in which they lived. I have made use of the work done by two people with a rare, genuine love of Lucca, both now, unfortunately, dead. These are Manlio Fulvio and Isa Belli Barsali. Complementary to this guidebook are other books of legends, fairy stories, novels and detective stories, which you can buy in this store, at a very reasonable price. With their historical settings and the atmosphere that envelops the characters and places, they will help to enhance your understanding of the very special, reserved spirit of the people who live in Lucca. However, Lucca is so small that distances, even when not given, are always short.< Less