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99 Results
Lost province adventures in a Moldovan family —Henighan, Stephen, 1960-
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2004

Moldova was created as a Soviet Republic when Romania was dismantled during World War II. As a westerner in this "lost province," Henighan feels he is an unnerving disappointment for many Moldovans. Yet he feels at home ...

Journey to Kars —Glazebrook, Philip, 1937-
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2011

Amusing account of a solo trek from England to Kars, the Turkish town closest to the Soviet Union. The author compares 19th century journeys to the area with what today's tourist is likely to encounter. 1984.

Narrow dog to Carcassonne —Darlington, Terry.
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2011

Terry and Monica Darlington are intrepid pensioners who made the surprising decision to sail their canal narrowboat Phillis May, sixteen hundred miles across France and down to the Mediterranean, accompanied only by thei...

New Europe —Palin, Michael.
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2009

Palin's New Europe takes the form of a journey through countries which have rich and complex cultures. Few have survived intact, as the ebb and flow of warring armies has continually changed the map of Europe. Starting i...

It's not about the tapas —Evans, Polly.
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2009

After tiring of her job as editor of a Hong Kong entertainment weekly, Polly Evans set off on a bicycle voyage around Spainches From the ascents of the Pyrenees to the olive groves of Andalusia, Polly found adventure, i...

Italian days —Harrison, Barbara Grizzuti.
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2004

An in-depth travel guide to Italy, which provides a mixture of history, politics, folklore, food, architecture, arts, literature, and local anecdotes. From modern, fashionable Milan to historic Rome and primitive Calabri...

La cité des anges déchus —Berendt, John, 1939-
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2009

Un peu à la manière de " Minuit dans le jardin du bien et du mal ", un portait de Venise à l'occasion de l'incendie qui détruisit le théâtre de La Fenice le 1er février 1996. À mi-chemin entre le reportage et le ...

Italian neighbors, or, a lapsed Anglo-Saxon in Verona —Parks, Tim.
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2012

A British novelist and his Italian-born wife introduce their neighbours in the provincial village where they have lived for a decade. From the day they arrived, it was clear that learning the ways of this Italian village...

Istanbul memories of a city —Pamuk, Orhan, 1952-
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2010

Turkey's greatest living novelist guides us through the monuments and lost paradises, dilapidated Ottoman villas, back streets and waterways of Istanbul - the city of his birth and the home of his imagination. This is a ...

Iberia Spanish travels and reflections —Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997.
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2008

In this travelogue and interpretation of Spanish history, art, culture, politics and geography. Michener devotes a chapter to ten of Spain's leading cities. He also provides detailed information on bullfighting, the runn...

Canadian travellers in Europe, 1851-1900 —Kröller, Eva-Marie.
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2012

A detailed survey of Canadian travel writing in the 19th century provides an unusual perspective on Canadian history. Canadians abroad preferred Britain, France, Italy and Palestine, in that order. The major world exposi...

Danube —Magris, Claudio.
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2012

Explores the Danube River as it flows through middle-European countries from the Bavarian hills to the Black Sea. Examines the tension between Greco-Roman and Teutonic cultures, the roots of fascism, the splendour and de...

Switzerland —Maycock, Kendall, author.
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2017

Provides a historical perspective, explores Swiss values and attitudes, and looks at the cultural continuity of festivals and traditions. 2016.

European detours a travel guide to unusual sights —Lo Bello, Nino.
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2011

A zany travel guide that directs tourists to offbeat towns, museums, festivals, shops and other curious locales. c1981.

Journey to Armenia —Mandel'shtam, Osip, 1891-1938.
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2010

At once a travel narrative, a comment on State building, a humanist philosophy of life, a preparation for death and a prophecy of resurrection, this piece first appeared in a Soviet magazine in 1933. It was the last piec...

Johnson's Journey to the western islands of Scotland and Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson —Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.
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2010

Samuel Johnson and James Boswell spent the autumn of 1773 touring the Highlands and Western Islands of Scotland. Detailed notes of their individual impressions are now published in this volume. Johnson's "Journey to the ...

Des cornflakes dans le porridge un Américain chez les Anglais —Bryson, Bill.
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2017

" Entre récit de voyage, peinture de la société et expériences loufoques, l'écrivain américain dresse le portrait de l'Angleterre des années 1990. "

Eiger, wall of death —Roth, Arthur J., 1925-
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2011

Chronicles the attempts, successful and otherwise, made by numerous mountain climbers from all over the world to scale the treacherous north wall of the Eiger. The Swiss alp is considered to be the world's most difficult...

Extra virgin a young woman discovers the Italian Riviera, where every month is enchanted —Hawes, Annie.
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2004

For everyone who has ever wondered what happens when you fall in love with a certain house, on a certain hill, near a certain village - Extra Virgin limns Annie Hawes's joyful romance with the enchantingly beautiful Ital...

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