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Erika Warmbrunn's amazing 8,000 kilometer cycling journey through Asia. Winner of the Barbara Savage Miles From Nowhere Memorial Award.Living in Seattle and failing to make her mark as an actress, Erika Warmbrunn decides to chuck it all and go traveling. Her resulting novel, Where the Pavement Ends, is an absorbing account of her ambitious eight-month solo bicycle trip through the countries of Mongolia, China, and Vietnam. While Warmbrunn's accounts of the travails of traveling in far-off lands doesn't necessarily break new ground, she writes with humor and candor. If you have even a twinge...
Sunday Times bestselling author Vernon Coleman travels through England, from Sidmouth in the south, to Buxton in the north. In this offbeat travel book with a difference the author is looking for evidence that England and the English are still alive, kicking and eccentric. He travels to Taunton, Wells, Lacock, Cheltenham, Hereford, Stratford upon Avon, Bakewell and Buxton. He visits Stroud, Gloucester and Eyam and meets some extraordinary characters. On the way he investigates cheese rolling and shin kicking and discovers the difference between a city and a town. He reveals the surprising...
Marco Polo was one of the greatest explorers of all time.
After the best-selling The Brendan Voyage and The Sinbad Voyage, Tim Severin took up the challenge of following in his footsteps.
Using the great explorer’s journals as a route guide, Severin followed him all the way from Venice to Afghanistan — on a motorbike.
This is his witty and enthralling account of a latter-day caravan through Armenia and Persia, across deserts and mountains, as Severin and his companions overcome crashes, floods, sandstorms and linguistic muddles with zest and ingenuity.
Ancient and modern jostle for attention...
SARACEN LUCERA I FIND it hard to sum up in one word the character of Lucera--the effect it produces on the mind; one sees so many towns that the freshness of their images becomes blurred. The houses are low but not undignified; the streets regular and clean; there is electric light and somewhat indifferent accommodation for travellers; an infinity of barbers and chemists. Nothing remarkable in all this. Yet the character is there, if one could but seize upon it, since every place has its genius. Perhaps it lies in a certain feeling of aloofness that never leaves one here. We are on a...
Welcome to the WanderStories History of Paris.
Paris is considered to be one of the best-loved and most beautiful cities in the world. With a history riddled with intrigue, war, revolution and scandal, its attraction is irresistible to the traveler.
Paris has a glamorous image as one of the world’s major tourist destinations and as a center for culture, fashion, luxury goods, and of course everything romantic. With its ancient and more recent history, fabulous architecture and marvelous heritage, visiting Paris is definitely an unforgettable experience.
There is only one thing to...
Do you dream of Alaska? How would you get there? A plane? A car? What about a scooter? Stuck in the rut of daily routine and feeling that there must be something else to life, Jason Forster and his brother, Mike, sense the call of the open road and set out to travel 4,000 miles through some of the most spectacular and rugged landscapes on Earth, a journey from the suburbs of Detroit to the wilds of Alaska. Their rides? A couple of tiny, wobbly, overpacked motor scooters—inexpensive and unreliable machines from China, each boasting a 49cc engine and a top speed of 30 mph (on a good day)....
If you are reading this intro, then I take it that you have an interest in cruise ships. It could be you want to work on a cruise ships, you want to or have taken a cruise, maybe you are looking for tips on cruising or maybe you just like fun stories about cruise ships. If you are interested in any of those items I just listed, then this book is for you.
Before we begin our journey, I guess I should tell you a little bit about myself and why I have written this book. For my cruise ship experience, I worked about 12 years on cruise ships around the world and 2 years working in shore side...
When it comes to vacationing with kids, at Universal Orlando, Kids Rule! In the 2017 edition, you'll find a multitude of information all in one place about where to stay, eat, play and meet characters! Get tips, ride descriptions, touring plans and practical information too! Lot's of pics and links to help optimize your trip!
Is there really a stowaway in one of the lifeboats? And what’s the truth about Germans and deckchairs? On a cruise ship full of passengers from different countries there’s bound to be plenty of fun.
Seventeen Seas follows a voyage through ten countries, fifteen ports, across seventeen seas, for forty-six days. Stories of the journey itself and the multiple destinations are told through the viewpoint of a variety of characters.
"Seventeen Seas is a travel-book with a difference."
– In such a closed community rumours are bound to spread. And they did.
– The ship’s sister was now visible...
If you are visiting Thailand and have been looking for a Bangkok travel guide that teaches you all about the most popular Bangkok street foods available today, then this is the perfect book for you.
Inside of this book, Bangkok Travel Guide - Your Guide to Bangkok Street Foods: Over 25 Delicious Thailand Street Food Recipes You Can’t Resist, you will find exactly that. Inside of this Bangkok travel guide you will discover some of the most delicious Thailand street food recipes you will ever come across.
So, what are you waiting for?
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