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255 Results
Indian summer a good man in Asia —Randall, Will, 1966-
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2009

Learning as much as he is teaching in the Indian city of Poona, Will finds his life transformed by his remarkable class of orphans: Dulabesh, the joker; Prakash, who learnt self-sufficiency by scavenging in skips; the nu...

Les geishas, ou, Le monde des fleurs et des saules —Guillain, Robert, 1908-
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2009

Très peu d'Occidentaux sont parvenus à pénétrer et à comprendre le monde secret des geishas japonaises. Robert Guillain, qui a vécu 40 ans en Asie, nous livre sur cet univers un témoignage sans précédent. 1988.

Mangoes and curry leaves culinary travels through the great subcontinent —Alford, Jeffrey.
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2008

From Sri Lanka to Pakistan, from the Himalayan foothills of Nepal and northern India to the lushness of Bangladesh and southern India, Jeffrey and Naomi explore the Subcontinent and its cuisines. Their recipes are tailor...

In the circle of the sun —Woodin, Ann.
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2010

Account of a 5000 mile, year-long trip across the deserts of the Old World by the Woodin family. Includes history, customs of the people, natural history, description of the scenery and day-to-day events. c1971.

Inside Iran life under Khomeini's regime —Simpson, John, 1944-
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2011

A portrait of life in Iran under Ayatollah Khomeini's regime which depicts a diverse society ambivalent about its embrace of the Islamic and Persian culture. 1988.

Deux innocents en Chine rouge —Hébert, Jacques, 1923-2007.
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2008

Depuis que l'Occident a découvert la Chine, notre imaginaire est hanté par son exotisme lointain, sa culture mystérieuse et sa population prodigieuse. En 1960, fascinés par ce grand pays, Pierre Trudeau et Jacques He...

Dreaming in Chinese Mandarin lessons in life, love, and language —Fallows, Deborah.
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2011

Fallows has spent much of her life learning languages and travelling around the world, but nothing prepared her for the surprises of learning Mandarin, China's most common language. Over time, she realized that her strug...

In the footsteps of Genghis Khan —DeFrancis, John, 1911-2009.
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2008

DeFrancis writes of how, as a young man in the 1930s, he retraced the travels of Genghis Khan through China. Along the way he became prisoner of a Muslim warlord, travelled down the bandit-infested Yellow River, and dodg...

Letters from China —Hynes, Maureen.
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2011

In 1980, Hynes was selected by the Canadian external affairs department to teach at Sichuan University in China. Letters, diary entries, and narrative commentary portray a vivid picture of the day-to-day adventures and e...

Grand Centaur Station unruly living with the new nomads of Central Asia —Frolick, Larry.
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2004

Larry Frolick treks across Central Asia in search of an answer to the big question: who - or what - gives birth to history? From Kiev and Uzbekistan through to Siberia and Mongolia, he finds Chinese secret agents, the la...

Jasmine and arnica —Naylor, Nicola.
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2010

Many would balk at the idea of a white woman traveling India alone - and in particular, a blind woman. Throughout her childhood Nicola Naylor had been fascinated by images of the subcontinent and was determined both to r...

Holy Cow an Indian adventure —MacDonald, Sarah.
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2006

Australian Sarah MacDonald didn't like India her first time there, so when her boyfriend Jonathan, a reporter for ABC, is sent there for work, she reluctantly follows. At first, life in India is as bad as she remembered ...

Dreaming in Chinese Mandarin lessons in life, love, and language —Fallows, Deborah.
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2011

Fallows has spent much of her life learning languages and travelling around the world, but nothing prepared her for the surprises of learning Mandarin, China's most common language. Over time, she realized that her strug...

La voie cruelle —Maillart, Ella, 1903-1997.
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2008

En juin 1939, Ella Maillart et une jeune compatriote suisse décident de partir, au volant d'une Ford, vers l'Afghanistan. Les paysages défilent, somptueux, inquiétants, inégalement hospitaliers. La voie cruelle est u...

Deux innocents en Chine rouge —Hébert, Jacques, 1923-2007.
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2008

Depuis que l'Occident a découvert la Chine, notre imaginaire est hanté par son exotisme lointain, sa culture mystérieuse et sa population prodigieuse. En 1960, fascinés par ce grand pays, Pierre Trudeau et Jacques He...

Grand Centaur Station unruly living with the new nomads of Central Asia —Frolick, Larry.
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2004

Larry Frolick treks across Central Asia in search of an answer to the big question: who - or what - gives birth to history? From Kiev and Uzbekistan through to Siberia and Mongolia, he finds Chinese secret agents, the la...

Off the map bicycling across Siberia —Jenkins, Mark D.
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2005

In 1989, three American and four Russians crossed Siberia by bicycle. The author describes the arduous 4-month-long journey; relationships with his teammates; an unwanted police escort for the first leg of the trip; cult...

Motorcycle masala travels through India —Riordan, Peter.
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2008

During their travels around India on a motorcycle Peter and his friend Stephanie braved murderous truck drivers, were troubled by breakdowns and saw much of the backwaters of India often missed by tourists. 1999.

Hitching rides with Buddha a journey across Japan —Ferguson, Will.
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2008

With the same fervour they have for outlandish game shows and tiny gadgets, the Japanese go nuts each spring when the cherry blossoms sweep from island to island towards the country's northerly tip. Ferguson, after way t...

Le roman de Pékin —Brizay, Bernard, 1941-
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2009

Pour les Chinois, comme pour les Occidentaux, jamais capitale n'a autant mérité le statut de ville mythique. Résidence du Fils du Ciel, capitale administrative, culturelle et religieuse du plus vieux, du plus peuplé ...

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