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Voyagers and Voyeurs - Travels in 19th Century France By FishesEye Publishing
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A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel writing. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness travel accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written... More > between 1750 and 1918. English and American authors, including some of the most famous literary figures of the 18th and 19th centuries: Dickens, RL Stevenson, James Fenimore Cooper, Mark Twain, Henry James, plus an eccentric host of itinerant parsons, amateur antiquarians, well-heeled aristocrats and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read.  Long before Peter Mayle grumbled his way through A Year in Provence, or Stephen Clarke traced his slippery path through A Year in the Merde, travellers from the English-speaking world were amazed by the curious customs, the strange sights, sounds and smells of France. Complaining about the waiters, the plumbing, admiring the cheeseboards and pretty girls...  Now available as large-format (A4) perfect bound paperback, or as a PDF ebook to download!< Less
Voyagers and Voyeurs - Travels in 19th Century France By FishesEye Publishing
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A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel writing. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness travel accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written... More > between 1750 and 1918. English and American authors, including some of the most famous literary figures of the 18th and 19th centuries: Dickens, RL Stevenson, James Fenimore Cooper, Mark Twain, Henry James, plus an eccentric host of itinerant parsons, amateur antiquarians, well-heeled aristocrats and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read.  Long before Peter Mayle grumbled his way through A Year in Provence, or Stephen Clarke traced his slippery path through A Year in the Merde, travellers from the English-speaking world were amazed by the curious customs, the strange sights, sounds and smells of France. Complaining about the waiters, the plumbing, admiring the cheeseboards and pretty girls...  Now available as large-format (A4) perfect bound paperback, or as a PDF ebook to download!< Less
NUW Roads Travelled II: The Road Not Taken By Annette Gisby
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Are you fed up of reading the same tired old formulaic books from the big publishers? Ever wanted to try something different, something interesting? Well, now you can. The ebook contains sample... More > chapters from many different authors who have not published the usual way. Some are self-published, some are electronically published, more have been published by independent small presses and some with Print-On-Demand providers. Think of the ebook as your own browsable bookshop where you can browse a few chapters for free and you never know, you may discover a new writer or book that you hadn't thought of before. Read chapters from such diverse genres such as romance, suspense, horror, psychological thrillers, nautical history, fantasy and fact based books. So get the book and come with us on the road less travelled... With work from Kristie Leigh Maguire, Nina M. Osier, Annette Gisby, Kathleen Walls and more.< Less
Who's Going to Wash My Pants? A Practical Guide to Travelling the World By Ed Hall
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An indespensible guide to planning a trip away, offering practical advice on what to pack, where to go and how to stay safe and healthy on the road (as well as save you a lot of money). Perfect for... More > anyone planning a gap-year, round-the-world-trip or a holiday somewhere exotic (as well as any worried parents!).< Less
The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 14. Ireland Travel Guide (Covers Ireland & Northern Ireland) By Tony Kelbrat
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Ireland is an island west of England in the Atlantic Ocean. In 1938, most of Ireland got its independence except for Northern Ireland which is still ruled by the United Kingdom. Irish or Gaelic is... More > a Celtic language related to Scottish Gaelic that is still spoken by some of the people but English is the everyday tongue for virtually everybody. A lot of immigrants have settled in Ireland so it's multicultural. Ireland is still beautiful. rural and old school in most places. Things are cheap now because of overbuilt real estate and business during the past boom. There are small, winding country roads. St. Patrick's Day festivities include a parade and the Lord Mayor's Ball in Dublin. You can take a river cruise down the Shannon. There are many quiet seaside villages. Follow St. Patrick's life at the Rock of Cashel. It's a mystical, ancient place. The Ring of Kerry is a scenic seaside drive. Try #914.15 at the library for books about Ireland.< Less
2015 – 2016 Advisory List of International Educational Travel & Exchange Programs By CSIET
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CSIET’s (The Council on Standards for International Educational Travel’s) Advisory List features the international student exchange organizations accepted for listing for the 2015-16... More > academic year, including specific listing status (Full, Provisional, Conditional), contact information, and countries served. The programs listed in this book were found to be in compliance with CSIET Standards based on the information available to CSIET and/or a compliance audit process conducted by independent certified public accountants. Listing is neither an endorsement of an organization nor a guarantee of the quality of its programs. In addition, listing by CSIET does not suggest that only listed organizations are legitimate. CSIET membership does not denote acceptance for listing in the Advisory List.< Less
The Adventures of a Greenman Series: (Part 13) Raw Travel Europe By A Greenman
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In Part 13, we see the enchanting European raw travels of a Greenman, the true story of a modern day nomad who journeys through England, Wales, Scotland, France, Portugal, Spain, Hungary, Latvia,... More > Ukraine, Crete and Italy. Often volunteering with the W.W.O.O.F movement (World Wide Opportunities/Willing Workers on Organic Farms), or independently making his way. Living in all manner of places, from woods to wigwams, ruins to rustic dwellings. This poetical and philosophical ditty is a professional traveller’s bible, with seemingly endless anecdotes of the extraordinary ways which Adam works and wonders his way around Europe. Led by a keen sense of intuition, the wanderer seems to turn up that right place at the right time. Working as a Woodworker, English teacher and Farmer, he marvels his way around Europe over a decade. Finally meeting himself head on and going about a massive personal transformation, as Adam reintegrates back into the modern world as we know it. Written in 3rd person narrative non-fiction.< Less
The Adventures of a Greenman Series: (Part 13) Raw Travel Europe By A Greenman
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In Part 13, we see the enchanting European raw travels of a Greenman, the true story of a modern day nomad who journeys through England, Wales, Scotland, France, Portugal, Spain, Hungary, Latvia,... More > Ukraine, Crete and Italy. Often volunteering with the W.W.O.O.F movement (World Wide Opportunities/Willing Workers on Organic Farms), or independently making his way. Living in all manner of places, from woods to wigwams, ruins to rustic dwellings. This poetical and philosophical ditty is a professional traveller’s bible, with seemingly endless anecdotes of the extraordinary ways which Adam works and wonders his way around Europe. Led by a keen sense of intuition, the wanderer seems to turn up that right place at the right time. Working as a Woodworker, English teacher and Farmer, he marvels his way around Europe over a decade. Finally meeting himself head on and going about a massive personal transformation, as Adam reintegrates back into the modern world as we know it. Written in an original ‘3rd person’ narrative.< Less
The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 27. South Pacific Islands, Obscure Places Travel Guide (Antarctica, Deserts, the Arctic, Easter – Falkland – Galapagos - Robinson Crusoe Islands) By Tony Kelbrat
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The South Pacific Islands are sometimes called Oceania. Naura and Kiribaldi are up north relatively speaking midway between Hawaii and Australia. Most of the rest jut down in an archipelago... More > starting at Papaua, New Guinea except for Fiji, Western Samao and Tonga off to the east on their own then further east of that is French Polynesis/ Tahiti off on its own. The United States owns a number of islands like: American Samoa Baker Island Federated States of Micronesia Guam Howland Island Jarvis Island Kingman Reef Marshall Islands Northern Mariana Islands Palau Truk Island Wake Island Yap There are two Samoas, American Samoa governed by the United States and Western Samoa, an independent country. Try #919 at the library.< Less
The Malay Archipelago, Volume 2 The Land of the Orang-utan and the Bird of Paradise; A Narrative of Travel, with Studies of Man and Nature By Alfred Russel Wallace
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Alfred Russel Wallace OM FRS (8 January 1823 – 7... More > November 1913) was a British naturalist, explorer, geographer, anthropologist, and biologist. He is best known for independently conceiving the theory of evolution through natural selection; his paper on the subject was jointly published with some of Charles Darwin's writings in 1858. This prompted Darwin to publish his own ideas in On the Origin of Species. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Russel_Wallace< Less

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