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  • av Vashti Bunyan
    136 - 240,-

  • av Cheryl Strayed
    136,-

    At twenty-six, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's rapid death from cancer, her family disbanded and her marriage crumbled. With nothing to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to walk eleven-hundred miles of the west coast of America - from the Mojave Desert, through California and Oregon, and into Washington state - and to do it alone. She had no experience of long-distance hiking and the journey was nothing more than a line on a map. But it held a promise - a promise of piecing together a life that lay in ruins at her feet. Strayed's account captures the agonies - both mental and physical - of her incredible journey/how it maddened and terrified her, and how, ultimately, it healed her. Wild is a brutal memoir of survival, grief and redemption: a searing portrayal of life at its lowest ebb and at its highest tide.

  • av Ben Judah
    166 - 296,-

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    290,-

    The ultimate trip planner for every month of the year: discover the best places to visit throughout the seasons. Spark your curiosity with decision-making flowcharts to inspire your next unforgettable city break, tropical beach vacation, wildlife encounter and more - all organised by month with amazing weekend escapes, one and two week experiences.

  • av Michael Palin
    296,-

    From the time, many years ago, when Michael Palin first heard that his grandfather had a brother, Harry, who died in tragic circumstances, he was determined to find out more about him. The quest that followed involved hundreds of hours of painstaking detective work. Michael dug out every bit of family gossip and correspondence he could. He studied every relevant official document. He tracked down what remained of his great-uncle Harry's diaries and letters, and pored over photographs of First World War battle scenes to see whether Harry appeared in any of them. He walked the route Harry took on that fatal, final day of his life amid the mud of northern France. And as he did so, a life that had previously existed in the shadows was revealed to him. Great-Uncle Harry is an utterly compelling account of an ordinary man who led an extraordinary life. A blend of biography, history, travelogue and personal memoir this is Michael Palin at his very finest. ___________________________________________PRAISE FOR EREBUS:'Beyond terrific. I didn't want it to end.' BILL BRYSON'Magisterial . . . Palin brings energy, wit and humanity to a story that has never ceased to tantalise people.' THE TIMES'Everybody's talking about it . . . A brilliant book.' CHRIS EVANS'I absolutely loved it: I had to read it at one sitting.' LORRAINE KELLY

  • av Frederic Gros
    156,-

    ';It is only ideas gained from walking thathave any worth.'Nietzsche In A Philosophy of Walking, a bestsellerin France, leading thinker FredericGros charts the many different wayswe get from A to B the pilgrimage,the promenade, the protest march, thenature rambleand reveals what theysay about us. Gros draws attention to otherthinkers who also saw walking assomething central to their practice.On his travels he ponders Thoreau's eagerseclusion in Walden Woods; the reasonRimbaud walked in a fury, while Nervalrambled to cure his melancholy. Heshows us how Rousseau walked in orderto think, while Nietzsche wanderedthe mountainside to write. In contrast,Kant marched through his hometownevery day, exactly at the same hour, toescape the compulsion of thought.Brilliant and erudite, A Philosophyof Walking is an entertaining andinsightful manifesto for putting onefoot in front of the other.

  • av Erika Fatland
    196 - 376,-

  • av Simon Reeve
    146 - 280,-

    Simon Reeve reveals more of his journeys, tales and lessons for life.

  • av Sylvain Tesson
    170,-

    Moscow to Paris in a sidecar: an epic, crazy 2,500 mile road trip following Napoleon's retreat

  • av Joseph Wealth
    170,-

    Bucharest's unique blend of history, culture, and modernity offers a captivating experience for travelers seeking an unforgettable European destination. Whether you're exploring its historical sites, savoring its culinary delights, or immersing yourself in its vibrant arts scene, Bucharest has something to offer every type of traveler.Bucharest's unique blend of history, culture, and modernity offers a captivating experience for travelers seeking an unforgettable European destination. Whether you're exploring its historical sites, savoring its culinary delights, or immersing yourself in its vibrant arts scene, Bucharest has something to offer every type of traveler.

  • av Anya von Bremzen
    170 - 286,-

  • av Sam Heughan
    146,-

    AN INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'A rewarding mix of markers, both personal as Heughan reflects on his life and geographical as he leads the reader along the West Highland Way' - The Scotsman'A deeply personal and warmly entertaining memoir that fans of Sam - and Scotland - will have a joyful time devouring' - Heat'From both his walk and his career, the common lesson is the power of persistence.' - The Times'A pleasure for fans of the author, whisky, and Scotland.' - Kirkus*INCLUDES A BONUS Q&A CHAPTER*'Waypoints is a memoir with a difference! I wanted to tell the stories and share the experiences that have shaped me, but to do that I needed to challenge myself and spend some time in my own company, away from the distractions of everyday life. And for me there's no better place to reflect than in the wild Scottish Highlands.'In this journey of self-discovery, Sam Heughan sets out along the West Highland Way to explore his heritage and reflect on the personal waypoints that define him. The result is a love letter to the wild Scottish landscape that means so much to Sam, and a charming, funny, wise and searching insight to the world through his eyes. The walk itself is the backdrop for this narrative, which tells the story of Sam's life while exploring his outlook, values and interests. Sam is a figure of fascinating contrasts, a Hollywood star with deep roots in rural Scotland, he's both outgoing and content in his own company. He has strong connections with his fans while recognising the fragility and value of anonymity, and in My Peak Challenge he has created a network that brings people together as they chase individual goals. In his new book, while charting a path through a stunning wilderness, Sam maps out the moments that shaped his views on dreams and ambition, family, friendships, love and life.Waypoints is a deeply personal journey that reveals as much to Sam about himself as it does to his readers.

  • av Karen Gershowitz
    190,-

    In this engaging follow-up to her first book, Travel Mania, Karen Gershowitz reflects on the unusual places she's visited (in more than ninety countries!). Along the way, readers will be introduced to the unconventional people she's met, and weird-and often wonderful?food she's tasted, transporting readers deep into the richness of other cultures and inspiring them to set out on their own journeys.

  • av Barry Phillips
    446,-

    The book traces the story of how a song recorded in 1981 by a young punk rock band from a cultural backwater on the English-Welsh border, and released on a tiny independent record label, became famous in a Yugoslavia formed in the image of Marshall Tito? Why was it 30 years before the members of the band found out? How did this 'socialist' country have one of the most vibrant punk scenes in the world?Gloucester, England, 1981; multi-racial, teenage street-punk band, Demob, recorded and released what would become their best known and most enduring song, No Room For You. A rasping vocal told the story of the 1979 closure of a short-lived, punk rock venue at a disused motel on the edge of the provincial city. Depending on your mind-set, the lyrics were either a howl of rage at the injustice, a wail at the loss, or a love-song to an era. More than three decades later, the author - and Demob's bass player in 1981 - set out to follow the song across a country that no longer exists. On the road he heard the life stories of the heroes of Yugoslavian punk and the punks themselves; from the Tito era, through the disintegration and wars, forced displacements and permanent exiles, to today's turbulent 'reconstruction. Who were 'Tito's punks' and who are they now?An unvarnished but also affectionate portrait of Yugoslavia in the years before its demise through to the present, seen through the unlikely lens of punk and punk rockers. Part travelogue, part history the book is both, and neither, of those things. Rather, it is a mural and soundtrack of a journey through a time and place which no longer exists. The latest addition to the Global Punk series from Intellect.

  • av Sophie Pavelle
    170 - 246,-

  • av Jeff Biggers
    336,-

    "After three decades of living and traveling in Italy, Jeff Biggers finally crossed over to Sardinia, uncovering a treasury of stories amid major archaeological discoveries rewriting the history of the Mediterranean. Based in the bewitching port of Alghero, guided through the island's rich and largely untranslated literature, he embarked on a rare journey around the island to experience its famed cuisine, wine, traditional rituals and thriving cultural movements. Beyond its fabled beaches, reconsidering how its unique history and ways have shaped Italy and Europe today, Biggers explores how travelers must first understand Sardinia and its ancient and modern history to truly understand the rest of Italy"--

  • av Stuart Fisher
    476,-

    Canals of Britain is the most comprehensive and absorbing survey of Britain's canal network ever published.It provides a fascinating insight into the linked up waterways as well as the isolated cuts and quiet waters which may not be fully navigable by larger craft. Infinitely varied, it passes picturesque open countryside, wild moorland, coastal harbours, historic industrial buildings, modern city centres, canalside public houses and abundant wildlife.Stuart Fisher looks at every aspect of the canals - their construction, rich history, stunning scenery, heritage, incredible engineering, impressive architecture and even their associated folklore, wildlife and art. Enticing photographs give a flavour of each place and places of interest close to the canals are included. Each canal is intricately mapped.For those who are keen to explore that little bit further, the book goes to points beyond which others usually turn back, with information on little-known parts of the system, offering a new insight into this country's unique, surprising and beautiful canal network. Attractive, inspiring and also a practical guide, The Canals of Britain has proved very popular with walkers, cyclists, narrowboaters, canoeists, kayakers and others wanting to get the most out of Britain's canals. This fourth edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect the ever-changing landscape of Britain's canals, and includes many new colour photographs to help bring them to life.

  • av Ernesto Che Guevara
    246,-

    The Motorcycle Diaries is Che Guevara's diary of his journey to discover the continent of Latin America while still a medical student, setting out in 1952 on a vintage Norton motorcycle together with his friend Alberto Granado, a biochemist.

  • av Graham Robb
    190 - 330,-

    An authoritative history of the French nation that can be read for novelistic pleasure, from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Discovery of France and Parisians.

  • av Oliver Sacks
    166,-

    'Oliver Sacks is a perfect antidote to the anaesthetic of familiarity. His writing turns brains and minds transparent' Observer When Oliver Sacks, a physician by profession, injured his leg while climbing a mountain, he found himself in an unusual position - that of patient. The injury itself was severe, but straightforward to fix; the psychological effects, however, were far less easy to predict, explain, or resolve: Sacks experienced paralysis and an inability to perceive his leg as his own, instead seeing it as some kind of alien and inanimate object, over which he had no control. A Leg to Stand On is both an account of Sacks' ordeal and subsequent recovery, and an exploration of the ways in which mind and body are inextricably linked.

  • av Rick Broadbent
    150 - 276,-

  • - Unplanned Encounters that Enrich the Soul
     
    246,-

    Ever wondered how to overcome the first-day jitters in a foreign land? Is solo travel your thing? Curious about the easiest way to strike up a conversation with a stranger? Intrigued by the idea of exploring offbeat adventures? Ever peeked into a volcano's crater and seen its secrets from the rim? And are Thai massages as exotic as they sound?Baatein Beyond Borders is an autobiographical account of tales of travel, where Antarik Anwesan, an introverted wanderer, unfolds a decade-long saga of life, locales, and lucid conversations. Rejecting social norms, he heads out on a profound quest for meaning and the elusive pursuit of inner peace, while grappling with finances and charting a resume the professional world doesn't appreciate.Join this literary expedition where seemingly ordinary exchanges birth extraordinary tales. It's an invitation to wander, wonder, and relish the magic of shared stories that transcend borders, leaving an indelible mark on the soul.

  • - via bike, buses, trains and working on organic farms
    av Pattie Baker
    246,-

    A 1960s-child about to turn 60 travels solo* 10,000 miles/16,100 kilometers via bike, buses, trains and WWOOFing (working on organic farms) in search of hope in a country-at-a-crossroads and world-in-crisis during the hottest year on Earth. What she finds out about the country - and herself- could change both of their futures. And maybe even yours. Fast-paced, funny and philosophical - including a repurposed tobacco farm in North Carolina; an eco-spirituality alpaca ranch run by the Dominican Sisters of Peace in America's heartland; a homestead in Boulder, Colorado; a Krishna Temple with the largest llama rental herd in Utah; a lavender farm (and yet more llamas!) in the High Desert of California; and face-to-face with every climate threat you can imagine - Round America with a Duck is the Eat Pray Quack story you didn't know you've been craving. It's the right journey at the right time, shared with wit, dignity and joy - needed now more than ever.*well, with a duck

  • - a guide to New york's Beachfront Backyard
    av Stephen Tillery
    316,-

    Discover the enchanting allure of Long Island, a captivating destination nestled on the eastern seaboard of the United States. Renowned for its stunning coastline, vibrant culture, and rich history, Long Island offers an unforgettable escape for travelers seeking both relaxation and adventure.Beaches and BeyondEmbark on a coastal journey along Long Island's pristine shores, where sandy beaches stretch as far as the eye can see. From the iconic Hamptons to the charming villages of Montauk and Fire Island, each coastal enclave boasts its own unique charm and character. Dive into the crystal-clear waters for a refreshing swim, bask in the warm sun, or indulge in a leisurely stroll along the shoreline.Culinary DelightsLong Island is a culinary haven, boasting a diverse array of dining experiences to tantalize every palate. From fresh seafood shacks offering succulent lobster rolls to upscale eateries serving farm-to-table fare, the island's culinary scene is a feast for the senses. Savor the flavors of locally sourced ingredients and sample the region's renowned wines at picturesque vineyards dotting the countryside.Historic TreasuresImmerse yourself in Long Island's rich history by exploring its array of historic sites and landmarks. Step back in time at the elegant Gold Coast mansions, once the playground of America's elite during the Gilded Age. Visit the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, the former home of President Theodore Roosevelt, and gain insight into the life of one of the nation's most beloved leaders.Outdoor AdventuresFor outdoor enthusiasts, Long Island offers a plethora of recreational opportunities to satisfy every craving for adventure. Explore the island's lush parks and nature preserves, where hiking trails wind through verdant forests and birdwatching opportunities abound. Embark on a fishing excursion in the island's bountiful waters or tee off at world-class golf courses with stunning ocean views.Cultural GemsExperience the vibrant cultural scene of Long Island through its museums, galleries, and performing arts venues. Delve into the region's artistic heritage at the Nassau County Museum of Art, showcasing a diverse collection of works spanning centuries. Catch a live performance at the historic Patchogue Theatre or immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Long Island's annual festivals and events.Plan Your EscapeWhether you're seeking a romantic retreat, a family-friendly getaway, or an adrenaline-fueled adventure, Long Island offers endless possibilities for exploration and discovery. With its unparalleled natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and warm hospitality, Long Island invites you to create memories that will last a lifetime. Start planning your unforgettable journey to this captivating destination today. Kindly add this wonderful trip advisor to your cart now and purchase it, and paradise awaits you after

  • - A guide Revealed Behind The wall with It's Wonders and Wineries
    av Stephen Tillery
    326,-

    Welcome to Niagara, where nature's grandeur takes center stage at the breathtaking Niagara Falls. Situated on the border between Canada and the United States, Niagara Falls is a mesmerizing spectacle that captivates visitors from around the globe.Witness Nature's Power: Prepare to be awestruck as you witness millions of gallons of water cascading over the cliffs each minute. Whether viewed from the observation decks, aboard a thrilling boat tour, or during an exhilarating helicopter ride, the sheer power and beauty of the falls are bound to leave an indelible impression.Explore Surrounding Attractions: Beyond the falls, Niagara offers a plethora of attractions to explore. Visit the charming town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, renowned for its picturesque streets, historic sites, and award-winning wineries. Take a leisurely stroll along the Niagara Parkway, soaking in stunning vistas of the Niagara River and gorge. Adventure seekers can embark on exhilarating zipline rides or explore the vast network of hiking and biking trails in the surrounding Niagara Parks.Indulge in Culinary Delights: Niagara's culinary scene is as diverse as it is delicious. Sample fresh, locally sourced cuisine at farm-to-table restaurants, savor award-winning ice wines at vineyard tasting rooms, or indulge in decadent desserts at artisanal chocolate shops.Immerse Yourself in Culture: Discover the rich cultural tapestry of Niagara through its museums, galleries, and performing arts venues. From the interactive exhibits at the Niagara Falls History Museum to the world-class performances at the Shaw Festival Theatre, there's something for every cultural enthusiast to enjoy.Plan Your Visit: Whether you're seeking a romantic getaway, a family adventure, or a solo exploration, Niagara offers endless possibilities for unforgettable experiences. Plan your visit today and discover why Niagara Falls is one of Canada's most iconic and beloved destinations. So add this wonderful trip advisor to your cart now and purchase. Enjoy the best Canadian trip.

  • - Unlocking the World of Travel Writing From Your Living Room
    av Gary Covella
    330,-

    In the enthralling pages of "The Virtual Voyager: Unlocking the World of Travel Writing From Your Living Room," Gary Covella, Ph.D., welcomes you to a world where the cozy confines of your living space effortlessly blend with the vast, thrilling expanse of the globe. Imagine setting off on a global adventure without the need to pack or face the chaos of airport security. This isn't just a dream; it's the future of travel-no passport needed, just your imagination and a willingness to turn the page. This book isn't just another travel guide; it's a gateway to unseen worlds and unimagined experiences, crafted with a mix of humor, insight, and the kind of compelling storytelling that captivates you from the very first word. "The Virtual Voyager" is more than a book; it's a treasure map to the planet's wonders, a secret passageway to adventures you've yet to imagine. Gary Covella, wielding the expertise of a world traveler and the wisdom of a learned guide, introduces you to both the art and science of travel writing. Through his guidance, you'll learn not just to see, but to truly observe; not just to read, but to fully immerse yourself in the narratives of places and peoples far from your everyday life.Offering you a front-row ticket to the world's marvels, this book takes you from the misty summits of the Andes to the bustling markets of Marrakech, from ancient temples' solemn grandeur to the frenetic rhythm of sprawling cities. It's a celebration of our world's diversity and beauty, all accessible to you, one page at a time, from your most cherished reading nook. But Gary Covella's masterpiece does more than guide you through the world's physical landscapes; it invites you to navigate the vast terrains of your imagination. It dares you to write, express, and share your stories and visions. With hands-on advice, inspirational examples, and creativity-sparking prompts, Covella arms you with everything you need to become not just a consumer of tales but a creator of your own. For those dreaming of crafting travel blogs, articles, or even books, "The Virtual Voyager" is the mentor you've been searching for. Covella doesn't merely expose you to the wonders of the world; he teaches you how to capture them in words, to craft stories that transport your readers, letting them feel the warmth of distant suns, the caress of foreign breezes, and the vibrancy of far-off lands under their feet. This book is a rallying cry for dreamers, writers, and adventurers at heart. It's a celebration of storytelling's power, a homage to the insatiable curiosity that dwells within us all. Whether you're a travel veteran, an aspiring writer, or someone who simply loves getting lost in a good story, "The Virtual Voyager" offers you a journey unlike any other. Are you ready to traverse the globe from the comfort of your living room? To master the art of engaging travel writing? To awaken the storyteller within and share your unique journey with the world? Pick up "The Virtual Voyager" and let Gary Covella, Ph.D., guide you to a realm where every destination is within reach, and every journey begins with a single, inspired word. Prepare yourself, dear reader. Your exploration into the essence of travel writing-and the world itself-starts now.

  • - 77 Denkmäler und Gedenktafeln für Personen in und an deutschen Bahnhöfen
    av Richard Deiss
    300,-

    Eine interessante Auswahl von personenbezogenen Denkmälern (Bronze- und Steinstatuen, Büsten, Gedenktafeln) in und an deutschen Bahnhöfen ist in diesem kleinen Bändchen zusammengestellt. Von Harkort bis Hundertwasser, von Thomas Mann bis Martin Walser, vom Spritzkuchenverkäufer bis zum Auswanderer. Eine originelle und anregende Denkmal-Sammlung für alle, die auf Bahnhöfe(n) abfahren und wissen wollen, was es dort und in ihrem Umfeld zu sehen gibt.

  • - Let Us Take You Somewhere You've Never Been Before, and Introduce You to Our Friends
     
    1 116,-

    Which would you rather have dreams, or memories? Not since the classic 1,000 Places to See Before You Die has there been such a call to adventure. Whether you're an armchair traveler, an occasional tourist, a seasoned globe-trotter, a daring adventurer, or an intrepid explorer, there's something for everyone in Looking for Legends. Part travelogue and part good old-fashioned action story, Looking for Legends provides witty commentary as Scott and Tarantino recreate the magic and excitement of adventure. These married travelers spanned the globe over a period of 25 years and discovered that travel is more than anticipating the journey, the mechanics of reaching the destination, or even the sights they encountered. It's about the people. Within these pages are the incredible individuals they befriended with along the way-the towering legends who lived life out loud. Complete with original, hand-drawn maps and more than 150 images, Looking for Legends delivers you to destinations from your wildest dreams. Walk through the desert sands with T.E. Lawrence. Dance the tango with Ricardo Guiraldes. Drink ouzo on Stavros Beach with Zorba the Greek. Discover a mountain higher than Everest with Edward Whymper. Unlock the secrets of the Rosetta Stone with Jean-François Champollion. Explore Greenland with Knud Rasmussen. Conquer the Seven Summits with Reinhold Messner. Flee a crumbling regime with Pablo Neruda. Survive Communism thanks to the power of poetry with Anna Akhmatova. Hunt a man-eating tiger with Jim Corbett. And many more.

  • av Ernest Renan
    346 - 506,-

    "Vie de Jésus" est une oeuvre majeure écrite par Ernest Renan, un philosophe, historien et écrivain français du XIXe siècle. Publié pour la première fois en 1863, cet ouvrage a suscité un vif débat en raison de son approche critique de la biographie de Jésus-Christ. Dans "Vie de Jésus", Renan adopte une perspective rationaliste et cherche à expliquer la vie de Jésus en utilisant des méthodes historiques et scientifiques de son époque. L'oeuvre a été influente dans le domaine de la critique biblique, mais elle a également été controversée en raison de ses interprétations sécularisées et de son rejet de certains aspects traditionnels de la foi chrétienne. Bien que "Vie de Jésus" ait été critiqué par certains milieux religieux, il a eu un impact significatif sur la pensée religieuse et la recherche historique au XIXe siècle. Ernest Renan était une figure importante dans le contexte intellectuel et culturel de son temps.

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