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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: Meet Me in Atlantis: My Obsessive Quest to Find the Sunken City

Meet Me in Atlantis: My Obsessive Quest to Find the Sunken City

Author: Mark Adams

ISBN: 9780525953708

"Adventurous, inquisitive and mirthful, Mark Adams gamely sifts through the eons of rumor, science, and lore to find a place that, in the end, seems startlingly real indeed." -Hampton Sides "Infused with humor and pop culture references, Adams makes what could have been a tedious recitation of theories into an...

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Book Cover: KIDS LOVE I-75, 2nd Edition: Your Family Travel Guide to Exploring the Best Kid-Tested Places along I-75. 400 Fun Stops & Unique Spots from Michigan to Miami

KIDS LOVE I-75, 2nd Edition: Your Family Travel Guide to Exploring the Best Kid-Tested Places along I-75. 400 Fun Stops & Unique Spots from Michigan to Miami

Author: Michele Darrall Zavatsky

ISBN: 9780692354551

KIDS LOVE I-75 - A Family Travel Guide for Exploring the Best "Kid-Tested" Places Along I-75 - from Michigan to Florida. Travel just minutes off the interstate to explore lands of mighty bridges and misty swamps. Meet cowboys and Indians, authors and inventors. Discover fun factory tours or ride the...

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Book Cover: Provence in Ten Easy Lessons

Provence in Ten Easy Lessons

Author: Peter Mayle

ISBN: 9780804172202

No one knows Provence like beloved author Peter Mayle, and in this delightful collection—adapted from Provence A-Z: A Francophile’s Essential Handbook—he distills his decades of living in France into ten essential lessons for visitors. Abandoning the well-trodden “best of” routes that can be found in any tourist guide, Mayle highlights...

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Book Cover: The New York Times: Footsteps: From Ferrante's Naples to Hammett's San Francisco, Literary Pilgrimages Around the World

The New York Times: Footsteps: From Ferrante's Naples to Hammett's San Francisco, Literary Pilgrimages Around the World

Author: New York Times

ISBN: 9780804189842

A curated collection of the New York Times' travel column, "Footsteps," exploring iconic authors' relationships to landmarks and cities around the world Before Nick Carraway was drawn into Daisy and Gatsby's sparkling, champagne-fueled world in The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald vacationed in the French Riviera, where a small green...

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Book Cover: A Passion for Paris: Romanticism and Romance in the City of Light

A Passion for Paris: Romanticism and Romance in the City of Light

Author: David Downie

ISBN: 9781250043153

"A top-notch walking tour of Paris. . . . The author's encyclopedic knowledge of the city and its artists grants him a mystical gift of access: doors left ajar and carriage gates left open foster his search for the city's magical story. Anyone who loves Paris will adore this joyful...

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Book Cover: Judgmental Maps: Your City. Judged.

Judgmental Maps: Your City. Judged.

Author: Trent Gillaspie

ISBN: 9781250068545

Your City. Judged A sharp tongued and fierce witted full-color collection of maps of America's greatest cities in all their brutally honest glory. When you move to a new city you look at a map to get you where you need to be, but a Google Map of San Francisco...

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Book Cover: World's Best Cities: Celebrating 220 Great Destinations

World's Best Cities: Celebrating 220 Great Destinations

Author: National Geographic

ISBN: 9781426213786

Delving into the heart and soul of more than 225 cities around the globe, World's Best Cities is a glossy, glorious tribute to cosmopolitan life. In photos and words, this irresistible volume showcases long-established great cities like Paris, Rome, New York, London, and Tokyo, as well as exciting up-and-comers, including...

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Book Cover: National Geographic Walking London, 2nd Edition: The Best of the City

National Geographic Walking London, 2nd Edition: The Best of the City

Author: Sara Calian

ISBN: 9781426216565

See the best of London with 15 carefully curated itineraries, written by an expert travel writer, that showcase the city's finest sights. Fun features include in-depth looks at major icons, "best of" lists of quintessential things to see and do, and insider information full of local knowledge. A "travel essentials"...

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Book Cover: Back Roads California

Back Roads California

Author: Christopher P Baker

ISBN: 9781465440563

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Back Roads California driving vacation guide will take you via scenic routes to discover charming Californian towns, local restaurants, and intimate places to stay.Take a journey through the back roads of California to discover the area's real soul and charm. Twenty-four themed drives, each lasting one...

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Book Cover: Explorer's Guide Finger Lakes

Explorer's Guide Finger Lakes

Author: Katharine Delavan Dyson

ISBN: 9781581573008

The only comprehensive guidebook dedicated to the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, this updated, revised edition is packed with all the information you need to know Upstate New York's Finger Lakes region is one of the most serene and beautiful vacation spots in America. From the region's breathtaking...

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Book Cover: Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations

Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations

Author: Olivier Le Carrer

ISBN: 9781631910005

Oliver Le Carrer brings us a fascinating history and armchair journey to the world's most dangerous and frightful places, complete with vintage maps and period illustrations in a handsome volume.

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