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The Midlife Crisis Continues By Malcolm Teasdale
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One would think that after spending 30 years traveling on business that Malcolm would have thrown in the towel and settled down to a normal, peaceful life. What now appears to be an addiction or an... More > extension of a midlife crisis, he seems hell-bent on traveling to destinations where most people would not consider. Whether it is trekking in the Himalayas, diving with the World’s largest fish, or hanging out in one of the seediest towns in Asia, the quest for adventure continues. Thimphu, Bhutan, Nagarkot, Nepal, and Pattaya, Thailand, are not household names, but that’s the beauty of it all, to go where the general population do not venture. Saying that, soaking up the culture in Turkey’s Istanbul, discovering the way of life in Myanmar’s capital city, and going far away from it all to a sublime remote island in the Maldives, adds to a mixed bag cultural experiences. Explore how Malcolm deals with the physical and social challenges in far off distant lands in an effort to become educated and fulfilled.< Less
The Mid-Life Crisis Continues By Malcolm Teasdale
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One would think that after spending 30 years traveling on business that Malcolm would have thrown in the towel and settled down to a normal, peaceful life. What now appears to be an addiction or an... More > extension of a midlife crisis, he seems hell-bent on traveling to destinations where most people would not consider. Whether it is trekking in the Himalayas, diving with the World’s largest fish, or hanging out in one of the seediest towns in Asia, the quest for adventure continues. Thimphu, Bhutan, Nagarkot, Nepal, and Pattaya, Thailand, are not household names, but that’s the beauty of it all, to go where the general population do not venture. Saying that, soaking up the culture in Turkey’s Istanbul, discovering the way of life in Myanmar’s capital city, and going far away from it all to a sublime remote island in the Maldives, adds to a mixed bag cultural experiences. Explore how Malcolm deals with the physical and social challenges in far off distant lands in an effort to become educated and fulfilled.< Less
Short Journeys: Ethiopia By Andrew Boland
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Ethiopia is a delight to visit as a country. This book concentrates on the beautiful north, green and mountainous. Ethiopia is in the heart of the horn of Africa, but it also possesses a vibrancy,... More > an ethos that is truly unique, that cannot be found in another country on this amazing continent, nor the world. It offers adventure in many different forms, warm and friendly people, exhilaration and above all experience. Read about trekking in the Simien Mountains and visiting the UNESCO Rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. I visit: Addis Ababa, the vibrant capital. Lalibela, where ancient churches were carved into rock. Gondar – once the capital of Ethiopia. The Simien Mountains – stretching up to 4500 metres, these stunning mountains are a highlight of any trip to north Ethiopia. Bahir Dar – on the beautiful Lake Tana. Not far from the Blue Nile Falls. This book includes 35 photos taken by the author himself, accommodation suggestions and more! Written in an open and easy to read style. Second edition.< Less
Walking Across Spain - The Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean By Alan House
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This is an account of trekking the length of the Spanish Pyrenees from coast to coast between 2004 and 2011. The majority of the walk was on the GR11,a long-distance footpath in Spain, and also parts... More > of the high French Pyrenees around Gavarnie and Cauterets. The description of the walk gives details of the landscape, villages and local history of the area, including the route through the Basque Country, Navarra, Aragon, Andorra and Catalonia. It also gives the authors account of the day to day experiences of walking through a varied terrain of delightful hanging valleys, high passes reaching nearly 3000 m altitude and alpine meadows. Nights were spent camping in the mountains, hostels and mountain refuges. Although this is not a travel guide to a particular route, it supplements them by relating what is in the area and what other travellers have found in the past. There are 40 colour photographs and some details of GPS usage on the GR11.< Less
Abode of Snow By Terry Stubbs & Sandra Stubbs
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The authors have travelled extensively in Nepal and Tibet and know the people and the places well. This pictorial view has been photographed over several trips and looks at the people, places and... More > activities of this spectacular region.< Less
Camino de Santiago - A Pilgrims Walk for Prostate Cancer Awareness By Richard Parkes
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After surgery and surviving prostate cancer, I decided to embark on my "Camino" and also bring awareness of this nasty cancer to others. This disease kills many men across the World every... More > year some 270,000. This journey lets you rethink your life and looks to change the future; it is a spiritual engagement with life and people without the trappings of our modern society. I found that most pilgrims whatever colour, creed or nationality wanted the violence in the world to stop. Maybe a Pilgrims walk is what the world should be. Any returns from this book will be donated to prostate cancer research.< Less
Brady's Sicily Passport By Geoffrey Brady
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A travel book written from a first-hand experience visiting Sicily. Focused on Southeast Sicily, you will relish the information, inspiration and personal insights throughout. Get a sense on... More > traversing Mount Etna, villages, cities, catacombs and tasting Grappa and Vino galore! Molto bene! Backpacker Friendly Size/Weight.< Less
Writes of Passage through Nepal By Heather O'Neal
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Heather O'Neal spends her junior year in college in Katmandu, Nepal. Afraid of the journey and thinking she will get an exotic disease and never return, she manages to overcome her fears and explore... More > the world, gaining strength through her experience.< Less
El Camino By Luke Darracott
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For 800km stretching from France to the city of Santiago de Compostela the Camino de Santiago snakes its way through Spain’s mountains and plains giving meaning and purpose to whomever walks... More > it. Join Luke Darracott - Spain addict, traveller, writer, all round glutton - as he looks for his own direction. Contents include: friendship, love, sarcasm, existentialism, history, far too much wine, and one donkey.< Less
The Field of Stars By Dante García
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This novel tells the story of a pilgrim, who decides to leave behind the obstacles of his routine life in order to set out on “The Way”. On the trail along the Iberian Peninsula in Spain,... More > he comes across many people and situations that leave their mark on him, all providing new life meaning through the personal rediscovery of his true essence. This is a novel that takes an unmatched approach to tackling themes such as love, wealth, the meaning of life, and reconnection with oneself and nature.< Less

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