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Sand In My Stilettos By Shaughnessy Brookes
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Four years ago I ran away to sea and I didn’t look back. Combine a five star luxury hotel, a college dormitory, a 24/7 theatrical production, the production schedule of a three ring circus,... More > and a teeny touch of the confinement of a velvet prison, and you have a pretty good description of life as a crewmember on a luxury cruise liner. So come sail away with me…and take a glimpse into what goes on above and below the water-line.< Less
Chocolate Bella By Sukenya Best
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"Chocolate Bella" is a book of cartoons that capture day to day moments of a tour to Vatican City, Italy and Paris, France. This full-colored text depicts drawn places and people who... More > attended a summer college study tour. It is my hope that this book inspires others to travel and enjoy art from all over the world.< Less
DIY Cuenca Landing Guide By Angie and Frank Lewis
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Are you moving to or retiring to Cuenca Ecuador? When you first land in Cuenca you'll be lost without the DIY Cuenca Landing Guide at your fingertips. Great information with excellent resources to... More > make your move or visit to Cuenca less stressful and more enjoyable. We update the Cuenca guide every three months and we are proud to say we have just published the fourth (Updated) edition of the DIY Cuenca Landing Guide with all current information.< Less
Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to La Plata, MO (SECOND EDITION) By Robert Tabern, Kandace Tabern
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If you're planning to take the train between Chicago, Galesburg (Illinois), and La Plata (Missouri), then this is the book for you. This 252-page rail route guide serves as a milepost by milepost... More > guide to the historical and natural sites out your window. Did you know that the site of the deadliest mining disaster in the Midwest can be seen from the train? Or how about the reconstructed Mormon Temple at Nauvoo, Illinois that marked the start of a historic trek to the Great Salt Lake Valley? In addition to text, there are hundreds of pictures of the landmarks you will be looking for too. A portion of the sales from each book is donated to the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation, a non-profit railroad history group based in La Plata, Missouri.< Less
University of the Road By Dave Upton
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“… we came upon what we thought to be a quaint little convent. What I did not realise was that this ‘convent’ on the outskirts of town rented out its rooms by the half hour -... More > and that it was, in fact, a brothel. No wonder the resident ‘nuns’ were so friendly! ” It was 1976, the height of apartheid in South Africa. Keen to get out of the country, 22-year-old Dave Upton made the bold decision to backpack around the world with nothing but $800 and a penchant for adventure. ‘University of the Road’ chronicles Upton’s epic journey as he barters and bargain hunts his way across the globe, as recounted in letters home to his parents. His experiences are remarkable, revolting, and anything but expected… from enduring nightmarish riverboat trips up the Amazon to discovering a bizarre “breed” of toilet in Goa. By turns hilarious and thought provoking, ‘University of the Road’ is a tale of self-discovery, perseverance, and the new worlds that can open up when we dare to follow our dreams.< Less
Yakushima: A Yakumonkey Guide ebook By Clive Witham
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Yakushima: A Yakumonkey Guide - The Second edition Fully updated and still packed full of everything necessary to visit Yakushima - acommodation, transport, 15 hiking trails, places of interest,... More > activities, restaurants, bars and cafes. Visiting Yakushima has never been easier!< Less
My Photo Book By jeff Clinkenbeard
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This is a collection of just a few of the thousands of pictures I took whileon Vacation. These come from the entire West Coast, from Ensenada, BajaCalifornia to Seattle Washington. Just a note; while... More > in the Shasta area, it was very difficult to take any good pictures as we were actually in a cloud the whole time we were there. It wassnowing and the air was thick with the mist from the cloud. Also, these are not your average tour pictures you might see in a catalog. These are pictures I wanted to add to my still life collection of what I find to be interesting and unique, I hope you find them interesting as well.< Less
Journeying in MacDougall Country By Walter Macdougall
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Walk the glens and hills of the highlands with Walter Marshall Macdougall, enthusiastic tourist, investigative researcher, and spirited Highlander. With kinsfolk and friends, including the 30th Chief... More > of Clan MacDougall, he traces the historical and cultural roads of the clan throughout the ancient territory of Somerled. After years of studying clan history and corresponding with Scottish kin, the author’s dream of journeying to MacDougall Country became a reality. In Journeying in MacDougall Country, his journal notes and sketches are supplemented with maps, historical notes, and geographical information to form a unique illustrated travel guide for all who wish to explore this country and its people. “This beautifully written book should give tremendous pleasure to many.” ~ Coline MacDougall of MacDougall, 30th Chief. “A delight in store for many and a ‘must read’ for MacDougall clansfolk.” ~ Morag MacDougall of MacDougall, 31st Chief.< Less
Decoction! By Ronald Pattinson
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Everything you'd want to know about central European brewing culture. Lager styles, lager brewing methods, extinct German top-fermenting beer styles, going out on the lash in Germany and the Czech... More > Republic. The lot, really.< Less
Bavaria! - Mini Book Series VOLUME XVI By Ronald Pattinson
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A trip into the dark Lagery heart of Germany. Observing the world's last unspoilt folk beer culture.
Power Wagons in the Desert By George Farrier
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Exploring Queen of Sheba land and the ancient Biblical spice routes of Arabia
Hawaii Maps Mile by Mile - Big Island Road Guide By John Derrick, Natasha Derrick
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This 19-page book is a Big Island of Hawaii map book that contains several detailed maps surrounding the island. The maps include mile markers, major landmarks, all major roads, cities & towns,... More > hiking trails, and zoomed in views of Hilo, Waimea, Kailua-Kona, and of the Volcano area. There are 18 total maps in this guide.< Less
The I-95 Exit Information Guide By Tom Gilligan
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6th Edition. All new listings for 2008. New wire-bound format. Handy glove box size. Exit service listings for the entire length of Interstate 95 from Maine to Florida. Detailed food, gas, lodging,... More > camping, shopping, rest areas, welcome centers, AM/FM radio stations and other essential travel services in an easy to read format. Plus several alternate routes including Maine's I-295 (Coastal route), Virginia's I-295 (Richmond/Petersburg bypass), Florida's I-295 (Jacksonville bypass)and Florida's I-4 (Tampa to Daytona).< Less
The Dogtown Guide By Mark Carlotto
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A guide to an abandoned colonial settlement on Cape Ann, Massachusetts.
Beer and Bagels for Breakfast By John Carson
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What happens when a 23-year-old English lad, in search of freedom and a new way of life, turns up on an Israeli kibbutz? First published in 1999, Beer and Bagels for Breakfast recounts John Carson's... More > hilarious first brushes with communal culture on a kibbutz, situated just miles away from the Gaza Strip. Along with a host of international volunteers, he encounters security scares, hard work and romance, with frequent detours to the pub. Follow John's adventures - and misadventures - by taking a peek into his secret diary. This is one travel book that should occupy territory on anyone's bookshelf!< Less
On the Rails By Jamie Sutherland
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8000 miles by train around America's borders. New York, Miami, Houston, San Diego, LA, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago and back again. This is a travel story about drifters, artists and Brazilian... More > jiu-jitsu< Less
Hana Highway Mile by Mile - The Road to Hana & Beyond By John Derrick
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A fully illustrated mile by mile guidebook that introduces and guides you along the highlight of Maui, the Hana Highway. From lush rainforests and waterfalls to prairie grasslands and rocky lava... More > coasts, this is one journey you simply do not want to miss. This guidebook features all major sights of the Hana Highway. From the very start of the Hana Highway in Pa'ia Town to Hana town itself and then beyond to Upcountry Maui - stop by stop and mile by mile. This guide shows you the most popular must see & do plus a few of the more hidden gems along this majestic journey as well. Detailed mile by mile maps are included.< Less
Las Olas : From the Beach to the Boulevard By Andy Royston
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A tribute to one of the finest streets in South Florida, Las Olas Boulevard. Considered the jewel in Fort Lauderdale's crown, this beautiful tree-lined street runs from the Museum of Art right in the... More > center of the city, through tree-canopied shopping and restaurant districts, past million dollar waterfront homes, right down to one of America's finest golden beaches. Two of the Boulevard's residents pay tribute to this storied thoroughfare in elegant words and beautiful pictures.< Less
The Long Ride Home By Nathan Millward
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The story of my 23,000 mile ride from Sydney to London on a 105cc Australian Post bike.
The Unexpected Circumnavigation: Unusual Boat, Unusual People Part 1 – San Diego to Australia By Christi Grab
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No one expected these thirty-something professionals to give up their successful careers to pilot their own small boat around the world, especially because they started with almost no boating... More > experience. Instead of the expected sailboat, they chose a 43 foot trawler powerboat, which many believed was incapable of crossing oceans. Most people expected them to fail. But they surprised the skeptics when they successfully circumnavigated the globe in two years, visiting 110 places along the way in thirty-four countries. Part 1 of “The Unexpected Circumnavigation” follows Christi and Eric daily as they travel to eighteen exotic South Pacific islands that few people ever see. You will experience the local food and cultures, participate in island tours and adventure activities (include going to the rim of an active volcano!), and feel what it is like to be on long sea passages. Learn about the challenges, rewards and the surprises that come with both traveling and boating.< Less
Venice By Fiona Sorg
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Poems with beautiful pictures of venice.
100,000 Miles of solitude By Maarten Munnik
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For more than three years Maarten Munnik travelled on his motorbike around the world. From Europe through Asia to Australia, and from South America to Alaska. 100,000 miles of culture, adventure and... More > most of all butt-pain. Every single day would be worthy of a chapter in this book, but there is just no printing-press large enough to print a book like that. Therefore you will have to settle with this collection of 'tales from the road'. Well aware of his own 'unsophisticated' view on the world, Maarten tells his tales the way he experienced them himself. He is no hero, not even a real adventurer. As he says himself: He is just stupid and naive and that combination leads him into, through and out of many unusual situations. Sometimes dramatic, sometimes hilarious, but always different.< Less
Finding the Real Japan: Stories from the Land of the Rising Sun By Daniel DiMarzio
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FINDING THE REAL JAPAN- "Stories from the Land of the Rising Sun" takes a look at what Japanese Culture is really like, without the rose-colored glasses. It is written from first-hand... More > accounts of traveling to and living in Japan spanning several years. The work also includes black and white prints of old and rare Japanese artwork as well as pictures of modern-day Japan. The first-hand accounts make this an interesting study on a culture that is often misunderstood by outsiders. Take a journey with the author while trying to understand this fascinating and ancient culture. The highs and lows of this story are both inspiring and at times horrifying. It is a direct, in your face, look at what modern-day Japan is really like.< Less
Tanzania Travelogue (PDF) By Lucy Knisley
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Cartoonist and writer Lucy Knisley travels through Tanzania and Zanzibar in this beautiful travelogue, told through watercolored pages detailing the food, culture and adventure of the African... More > countryside.< Less
The Unexpected Circumnavigation: Unusual Boat, Unusual People, Part 2 – Australia to Oman, EBook2 By Christi Grab
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No one expected these thirty-something professionals to give up their successful careers to pilot their own small boat around the world, especially because they started with almost no boating... More > experience. Instead of the expected sailboat, they chose a 43 foot trawler powerboat, which many believed was incapable of crossing oceans. Most people expected them to fail. But they surprised the skeptics when they successfully circumnavigated the globe in two years, visiting 110 places along the way in thirty-four countries. Part 2 of The Unexpected Circumnavigation journals Christi and Eric’s travels to 21 fascinating destinations, ranging from popular to remote. You will feel what it is like to be on long sea passages, experience the local food and cultures and participate in unique tours and adventures, including SCUBA, exotic animals, nature's 600 foot tall "secret rooms" & villages untouched by modernization. Learn about the challenges, rewards, and surprises that come with both traveling and boating.< Less