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The Ultimate New Zealand Travel Guide By Ron Laughlin
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For the traveller who plans to self-drive. Learn about New Zealand from a real professional travel writer/photographer who has travelled throughout the entire country for twenty years searching for... More > travel articles and photographs. He will personally introduce you to the fabulous scenic wonders of New Zealand, exciting activities for the most adventuresome to the laid back. He will take you to the best cafes and restaurants and sip exquisite wines at their sources. Meet the whales, swim with rare Hector dolphins, cavort with baby seals, guided to isolated beaches and walk through pristine wilderness, raft wild rivers and kayak serene lakes and stand in awe at the foot of the majestic Southern Alps and walk on a glacier. Discover the wild and wonderful world of New Zealand and maybe try out the bungy jump and take a jet boat ride. Learn how to get the best rental vehicle, best accommodation to fit your needs and budget and be sure to sign up for your own free personal itinerary offered in this book.< Less
Fiordland and Beyond By Max Grant
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This book tells of the incredible journey of 81 days, undertaken by a Father and Daughter to kayak around the South Island of New Zealand. Readers can follow author Max Grant’s journey with his... More > daughter, Melanie, throughout their kayaking adventure in Fiordland and beyond to the many places they encountered during their circumnavigation of what is considered to be one of the most spectacular coastlines in the World. The book is very well illustrated with 149 coloured photos taken along the way and 18 maps to show their progress. This book tells of their fears, their doubts, and the joys that were all part of the journey. The places they visited and the people they met along the way, makes for a fascinating story - a journey deeper and more involved than simply paddling a kayak 2,750 kilometres around New Zealand’s most rugged coastline.< Less
The Search for a Sense of Wildness By Michael P. Ausema
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In late May, 1997, author Michael Ausema left civilization on a journey to Isle Royale, a remote island deep in the heart of Lake Superior. As a volunteer seasonal park ranger, Mike lived in a small... More > cabin, by himself, at the edge of this freshwater sea. This event set in motion a life that would be anything but ordinary. Mike went on to become a paid seasonal park ranger in Isle Royale, Everglades, and Glacier Bay National Parks. This book details his adventures into some of the wildest places on the planet while backpacking, canoeing and kayaking. Mike encountered bears, moose, alligators and wolves, as well as some odd and fascinating visitors to the parks. At the heart of the book is a quest. Years earlier, Mike had witnessed the Northern Lights on a cold, dark winter night in northern Michigan. The event left him mesmerized by a hidden sense of wildness. As the author discovers, that sense of wildness still lingers in some hidden corners of the world.< Less
The Search for a Sense of Wildness By Michael P. Ausema
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In late May, 1997, author Michael Ausema left civilization on a journey to Isle Royale, a remote island deep in the heart of Lake Superior. As a volunteer seasonal park ranger, Mike lived in a small... More > cabin, by himself, at the edge of this freshwater sea. This event set in motion a life that would be anything but ordinary. Mike went on to become a paid seasonal park ranger in Isle Royale, Everglades, and Glacier Bay National Parks. This book details his adventures into some of the wildest places on the planet while backpacking, canoeing and kayaking. Mike encountered bears, moose, alligators and wolves, as well as some odd and fascinating visitors to the parks. At the heart of the book is a quest. Years earlier, Mike had witnessed the Northern Lights on a dark winter night in northern Michigan. The event left him mesmerized by a hidden sense of wildness. As he discovers, that sense of wildness still lingers in some hidden corners of the world.< Less
Not there yet By Kevin Barron
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When you leave, at what point do you start going home? And when you leave and don’t come back, where is home anyway? Moving to another country for a while provides an excellent opportunity to... More > travel on the way. Having threatened The Big Trip for years, Kevin Barron finally takes the plunge and, as a result, finds that the idea of home is not as clear as it used to be. Kayak in the rain, meet an Aboriginal elder, make conversation with a grumpy barber, kill sheep, crash a car, eat entrails, be in the Middle East on 9/11, ride legendary highways, find yourself face to face with an elk, get lost in the African night, line dance in the Deep South, have the best view at Shangri-La, fight a fire, be ill on an overnight bus, entertain a pub, search for intruders, flirt, haggle, dance, joke, eat, hike, misunderstand, leave home and return. This collection of stories follows those of "Into the blue", so throw your backpack over your shoulder again and set off on the never ending journey home.< Less
World Travels 2010 By Brian Buckland
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Traveling twice around the world over the past few years, here are some of the highlights of my journey. I hope you enjoy! -Brian