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Book Cover: Rising Ground: A Search for the Spirit of Place

Rising Ground: A Search for the Spirit of Place

Author: Philip Marsden

ISBN: 9780226366098

In 2010, Philip Marsden, whom Giles Foden has called "one of our most thoughtful travel writers," moved with his family to a rundown farmhouse in the countryside in Cornwall. From the moment he arrived, Marsden found himself fascinated by the landscape around him, and, in particular, by the traces of...

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Book Cover: Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America

Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America

Author: John Waters

ISBN: 9780374298630

A cross-country hitchhiking journey with America's most beloved weirdoJohn Waters is putting his life on the line. Armed with wit, a pencil-thin mustache, and a cardboard sign that reads "I'm Not Psycho," he hitchhikes across America from Baltimore to San Francisco, braving lonely roads and treacherous drivers. But who should...

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Book Cover: KIDS LOVE KENTUCKY, 4th Edition: A Family Travel Guide to Exploring Kid-Friendly Kentucky. 400 Fun Stops & Unique Spots

KIDS LOVE KENTUCKY, 4th Edition: A Family Travel Guide to Exploring Kid-Friendly Kentucky. 400 Fun Stops & Unique Spots

Author: Michele Darrall Zavatsky

ISBN: 9780692606049

KIDS LOVE KENTUCKY, 4th Edition Your Family Travel Guide to Exploring "Kid-Friendly" Kentucky - 400 Fun Stops & Unique Spots Your kids will love finding where to: Cross over Natural Waterfalls & Bridges...Explore places from Boone to Burgoo...from Lincoln to land of Horses...from Caves to Corvettes and so much more...

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Book Cover: A Long Way Home: A Memoir

A Long Way Home: A Memoir

Author: Saroo Brierley; Larry Buttrose

ISBN: 9780698155091

The miraculous and triumphant story of a young man who rediscovers not only his childhood life and homebut an identity long-since left behindAt only five years old Saroo Brierley got lost on a train in India Unable to read or write or recall the name of his hometown or even...

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Book Cover: Around the world in 50 years : my adventure to every country on earth

Around the world in 50 years : my adventure to every country on earth

Author: Albert Podell

ISBN: 9781250051981

"This is the inspiring story of an ordinary guy who achieved two great goals that others had told him were impossible - first by setting a record for the longest automobile journey ever made around the world -- in the course of which he blasted his way out of minefields...

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Book Cover: Sicilian Splendors: Discovering the Secret Places That Speak to the Heart

Sicilian Splendors: Discovering the Secret Places That Speak to the Heart

Author: JOHN KEAHEY

ISBN: 9781250104694

A travel narrative that focuses on Sicily's little-known regions, from the author of Seeking Sicily and Hidden Tuscany.From Palermo to Castiglione di Sicilia to Alimena, Sicily holds great secrets from the past and unspoken promises. Tradition, in the form of festivals, the written word, photographs, and song, reverberates through village...

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Book Cover: The Complete Guide to House Sitting

The Complete Guide to House Sitting

Author: Nik Rivers

ISBN: 9781535003155

House sitting is one of the fastest growing travel trends. Every month there are thousands of new house sitting opportunities all over the world. In return for looking after someone else's home, feeding their pets and walking their dogs, you could be staying rent-free in England, France, Australia, the USA...

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Book Cover: Explorer's Guide Coastal Maine

Explorer's Guide Coastal Maine

Author: Christina Tree

ISBN: 9781581573312

Explore one of America's most magnificent coastlines Measuring 7,000 miles, Maine and its islands have more shore than the rest of the East Coast combined. This essential Explorer's Guide points you to the best lobster pounds, fine restaurants, theaters, festivals, and museums scattered along Maine's bountiful shores. Find out how...

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Book Cover: Backroads & Byways of Alaska

Backroads & Byways of Alaska

Author: Taz Tally

ISBN: 9781581574050

Experience the inimitable natural beauty of The Last FrontierThe breathtaking sights to be found in the state of Alaska defy comparison. A vast and remote region of mostly untouched nature, Alaska is truly a destination best explored by car. Veteran author, photographer, and Alaska explorer, Taz Tally provides turn-by-turn directions...

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Book Cover: Backroads & Byways of Upstate New York

Backroads & Byways of Upstate New York

Author: Christine A Smyczynski

ISBN: 9781581574401

Remarkable tours along the great mountains and rivers of the Empire StateFrom Niagara Falls to the Hudson River Valley, New York state is home to some of the nation's most astounding natural wonders. In this all-new first edition of Backroads & Byways of Upstate New York, you'll get a curated...

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Book Cover: China - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

China - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Author: Kathy Flower

ISBN: 9781857338546

Culture Smart! China puts the latest dramatic changes into a historical context, explains deep-seated cultural attitudes, and guides the visitor through a maze of unfamiliar social situations. It will enable you to discover for yourself the warmth, intelligence, humor, and humanity of this extraordinary people. The spectacular Beijing Olympics of...

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Book Cover: Secret London - An Unusual Guide

Secret London - An Unusual Guide

Author: Rachel Howard

ISBN: 9782361951108

Where can you find monsters in Trafalgar Square? Whatever happened to Bedlam? Where can you praise God, buy meat- balls and have a sauna? What's in the House of Dreams? To which secret society does Prince Charles belong? What's the trick to instant weight loss?Secret London, An Unusual Guide, is...

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