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Puerto Vallarta - A Photographic Journey By Steven Eldridge
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57 pages of images from Puerto Vallarta, Mexcio. If you have been there it will be a great conversation piece. If you have not it will be a great coffee table book. Churches, Beaches, flowers, and... More > more.< Less
RVing Solo Across America . . . without a cat, dog, man, or gun By Lois Requist
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A 66-year old woman takes a solo trip across America for ten months. Over one hundred pictures and her personal perspective make up the book, plus lots of tips for others. Appendix includes route and... More > recommendations of places to stay and things to see.< Less
Norn Lup? - A Journey of Railways, Roads and Wats By Rachel Beswetherick
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In memory of prisoners of war from WWII, siblings Rachel and Luke embarked on a 325km walk from Ban Pong to Sangkhla Buri in Thailand. Shadowing the footsteps of the F Force's treacherous forced... More > march during the construction of the infamous Death Railway, and guided only by simple, and sometimes out of date, maps and curious locals, Rachel and Luke took whatever route was necessary. They walked along the still existing section of Death Railway, climbed dam walls, meandered along roads into remote villages and climbed the mountainous terrain of the Thai jungle. Along the way they were terrorised by dogs, constantly asked 'Where you going?' and spent their nights in wats, one even in a cave, experiencing first hand the kindness of the Thai people. Newly married, adventurous Rachel leaves her husband behind to venture out into the world with her brother. As she battles with the reality of her past, present and future, this expedition will not only be a test of endurance and strength but of relationships as well.< Less
Travels in Central Asia Being the Account of a Journey from Teheran Across the Turkoman Desert on the Eastern Shore of the Caspian to Khiva, Bokhara, and Samarcand By Armin Vambery
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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: Ármin Vámbéry, also known as Arminius... More > Vámbéry (19 March 1832 – 15 September 1913), was a Hungarian Turkologist and traveller.Vámbéry was born as Hermann Bamberger or Ármin Bamberger in Szentgyörgy, Hungary, Austrian Empire (now Svätý Jur in Slovakia), into a poor Jewish family. According to Ernst Pawel, a biographer of Theodor Herzl, as well as Tom Reiss, a biographer of Kurban Said, Vámbéry's original last name was Wamberger rather than Bamberger. He was raised Jewish, but later became an atheist. Vámbéry was 1 year old when his father died and the family moved to Dunaszerdahely (now Dunajská Streda in Slovakia). He attended the local school until the age of 12 and showed a remarkable aptitude for learning languages. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%81rmin_V%C3%A1mb%C3%A9ry< Less
The Boquete (Not For Tourists!) Handbook: The Insider's Guide to Surviving Life in Boquete (4th Edition) By Dianne Heidke
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People say that this is the "Bible" for moving to Boquete, Panama: An authoritative, no-nonsense guide for living successfully in one of the most popular and fascinating towns in Central... More > America.Tells you what you need to know and how to go about finding it. Topics covered include - Local Government & Representatives,Police Dept,Emergency Services, Utilities,Health and Medical Options,Residency and Visas, Construction, Labor Laws and Hiring, Where to Stay,Restaurants,Things to Do, Points of Interest, Clubs and Organizations and much much more! Don't DARE move to Boquete,Panama without it!!!< Less
Why Travel When You Can Live There? Thailand By Rick Granger
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Why Travel When You Can Live There? Thailand is a Travel/Adventure narrative about one author's first time living overseas. Making the move from North America to Southeast Asia is a big leap! Follow... More > along on his journey into the international community, "...the faux pas, the goofs, the gaffs, and being the foreigner who sometimes got it all wrong."< Less
Why Travel When You Can Live There? Hong Kong By Rick Granger
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Why Travel When You Can Live There? Hong Kong is a Travel/Adventure narrative that follows one family through their second experience living overseas. With Thailand as their first expat adventure... More > they are better armed to navigate East Asia and better equipped to more thoroughly enjoy themselves. Follow along as they learn to make themselves at home in one of Asia’s most exciting cities!< Less
Why Travel When You Can Live There? Cayman Islands By Rick Granger
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"Living in so many places you realize that there is no paradise that exists on its own. Paradise is what you imagine it to be. For some it would be palm trees and white sandy beaches and... More > drinks with little umbrellas in them – maybe most, in fact. For others it’s a pine forest on the edge of a lake surrounded by steep valleys with snowcapped peaks in the background. It is what you make it – and it’s different for everyone. Living in paradise doesn’t rob me of this. It’s not like it shatters the image I had of paradise and it turns out it’s just a home like any other home – though it is... ...You can keep the mystery. You can keep the magic. All you have to do is remind yourself every now and then, “Oh my gosh, I live in paradise.” It works. It’s best if you say it out loud."< Less
Exploring Northeast Isle Royale By Ben Kilpela
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In a helpful and concise pamphlet, Captain Ben Kilpela, co-owner of the Isle Royale Queen IV in Copper Harbor, Michigan, offers advice on visiting northeast Isle Royale. Writing from 45 years of... More > experience on Isle Royale, Ben covers hiking, boating, and staying at Rock Harbor Lodge, the only place to stay on this great island national park.< Less
Stories from the Street (Black and White Version) By Katie Ferrara
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Stories from the street is a collection of 14 stories developed from the personal diary of singer-songwriter Katie Ferrara about her experience "busking" (or street performing) to pursue... More > her dreams of traveling the world as a working musician. The book features some of the obstacles Katie faced as a busker and how she overcame them. Among the story settings are Katie's favorite locations in LA such as the Santa Monica Third Street Promenade, Melrose Trading Post, Downtown Burbank, and various farmer's markets. The author also tells of her travels to the UK and Italy in 2016, where she performed her first European festival in the city of Ferrara, which coincidentally shares her name. If you are a musician, an entrepreneur, or anyone who is looking for an adventurous and inspirational story about achieving success, read this book!< Less
A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf (Hardcover) By John Muir
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A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf is a classic travelogue by John Muir, charting his journeys through Kentucky, Tennessee, the Deep South, the Florida Keys and Cuba. Muir’s journey took place... More > in the late nineteenth century: we hear exquisite detail of the untouched countryside in each of the locales. The hanging mosses of Georgia, towering pines and vast marshes of Florida's Everglades region; the rugged foothills of the Cumberland Mountains; and the leisurely scene of Havana harbor are but a few of the destinations Muir tours and vividly describes. This book contains the original early photographs of the locales described, with specimens of tree and the landscapes depicted together with rivers and settlements. All chapters are presented complete with Muir's original notes, and it is through the author's concise observations that this travelogue retains a unique identity of its own.< Less
Lake Como By Enrico Massetti
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‘Lake Como’ is a name you will often hear from friends or read in travel blogs if you are planning a vacation in Italy. The third largest lake in Italy is a hit amongst vacationers, and... More > there are plenty of reasons behind it. Why is it so famous? Those who are unfamiliar with the charm of Lake Como often wonder why it garners so much attention. Why people fly from all around the world to see just a lake? Well, the answer the query is that Lake Como is not just any lake; it is marked by one of the best properties, natural beauty, mountains, picturesque villages, adventure sports options and, last but not the least, pure luxury of Lake Como holiday villas. This guide covers the Lake Como, and the towns of Como, Bellagio, Menaggio, and Varenna, in addition to the one-day trips you can make from one of these towns to Piona, Villa Carlotta, and Villa del Balbianello.< Less
Famous In the Maratoto By Phil Runciman
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This book has been written so that you can further investigate the mines of the Maratoto safely. However, anyone who loves mines often wants to know a bit more about them and certainly how to get to... More > them. This book is not a history or a text on economic geology but it does introduce you to both areas of interest. The author and his friends probably have as many questions about the Maratoto’s mining enterprises as anyone else, but too little has been written.< Less
The Giant Tire: From New York World's Fair to Detroit Landmark By Steven J. Frey
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Originally built as a Ferris wheel for the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair, the Uniroyal Giant Tire sits adjacent to I-94 in Allen Park, Mich., and welcomes over 100,000 motorists to the Motor... More > City every day. Much of this beloved landmark’s history has been lost over time. With interviews from those that were there in the beginning, newly uncovered information, and never before seen photographs, historian Steven J. Frey separates truth from legend, and literally gives us an inside look at the life of America’s most iconic roadside landmark and the most successful single marketing object ever made.< Less
Why Travel When You Can Live There? USA By Rick Granger
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Ever gotten a wild idea that was completely impractical and too far beyond your means to be even a remote possibility? “I wish we could afford to go see all the cool National Parks in America... More > – all in one big trip. All of them.” The conversation started out something like that. The latest in the Why Travel? series, follow the G6 on their impossible journey around America!< Less
Private Pilot Ground Training Syllabus By Sport Aviation Publications
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This Private Pilot Ground Training Syllabus is intended to be used with the Gleim “Private Pilot FAA Knowledge Test Prep” book. In addition to preparing a student for the knowledge test,... More > the Gleim material is also useful in ground training, providing thorough coverage of the information a student must know for his/her checkride. Included in the back of this syllabus is a link (passcode) to an online 70-question simulated FAA knowledge test. Upon passing with a score of 80 percent or better, you will be e-mailed an endorsement by an FAA certificated instructor.< Less
The Spoke and Wheel By Jeffrey Shragge
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A journal about a laden bicycle, thousands of kilometres of ripped up asphalt, 4000m mountain ranges, environmental damage, and lots and lots of steppe
Can we go home now? By Ronald Pattinson
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A random set of accounts of my attempts at pub crawls with the kids in tow. With predictably hilarious results. Unless you're employed by the Social Services. Then you'd probably take a dimmer view.... More > Don't want to give the ending away, but the children do survive, with almost no visible scars. As long as they only expose their faces. The invisible scars, well, they'll never convict me for those. In the unlikely case that they exist.< Less
Prague: A Pisshead's Pub Guide - 2nd Edition By Max Bahnson
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The second edition of a most unconventional, subjective and slightly politically incorrect pub guide of Prague.
The Yakushima Guide By Clive Witham
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Yakushima: A Yakumonkey Guide is the classic English guide to Yakushima now in its 3rd Edition. Everything you need to enjoy your visit to Yakushima is right here and right up-to-date! The 3rd... More > Edition includes: Getting to and getting around Yakushima. All types of accommodation from the free mountain huts and campsites to top-class resorts and everything inbetween. All the best restaurants, cafes, bakeries and bars are featured by area so you never need be far from lunch or dinner. See the sights with sections on waterfalls, rivers, beaches, parks, hot springs and museums. 16 hiking trails from gentle strolls to major expeditions, including the trail to Jomon Sugi and Miyanoura dake, have their own individual maps and full details of each route. All trails now have our original Yakumonkey coding system so you can easily combine trails to see the best of Yakushima. This really is a must-have guide and any visitor would be at a distinct loss without it.< Less
Women of the Karakoram By Farida Azhar-Hewitt
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This is a book about women who live in the high altitude regions between Pakistan, India, and China. To the modern world they may seem poor and traditional. They are Muslim and secluded by custom. A... More > wall of silence surrounds them which, at best, their menfolk can cross. Learning their language, I have had the privilege of living with them on the other side of this silence. The book is based on travels and residence in the high mountain villages over the past two and a half decades, and built around narratives of the daily life, customs, significant events, and recent changes in the lives of those people. The material was observed first hand. Some was recounted to me by the villagers in whose homes I stayed. In writing this book in the form of stories, I was influenced by the approach of life historians. I lived in the villages in homes with families, attempting to learn about their culture, to study their life-worlds, and to make sense of the changes brought about by modernisation.< Less