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105 Results
Long way down [John O'Groats to Capetown] —McGregor, Ewan, 1971-
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2009

After their trip round the world in 2004, fellow actors and bike fanatics Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman couldn't shake the travel bug, and after a UNICEF visit to Africa, they knew they had to go back and experience ...

Into Africa a journey through the ancient empires —De Villiers, Marq, 1940-
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2006

Africa has often been viewed as the "Dark Continent." Here de Villiers attempts to provide an insider's view of the continent. He travels in search of the ancient empires through a landscape inhabited by villains and her...

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.

Move your shadow South Africa Black and White —Lelyveld, Joseph.
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2011

"South Africa sates you with paradox," says journalist Lelyveld, whose profile of the country offers a view of its wide variety of inhabitants, including squatters near Cape Town, witch doctors in Soweto, and blacks in t...

Travels with Pegasus a microlight journey across West Africa —Dodwell, Christina.
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2011

Microlight flying is an exhilarating activity, and Christina Dodwell - an habitual traveller - uses one to make an air trek across West Africa, visiting Cameroon, Nigeria, Niger, Mali, Mauritania and Senegal. Her leisure...

The Africans a triple heritage —Mazrui, Ali AlAmin.
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2012

This stimulating introduction to Africa's people and problems shows how indigenous African culture has been integrated with Islamic and Western influences. 1986.

Crossing the line a year in the land of apartheid —Finnegan, William.
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2010

The author's experiences as a teacher at a "coloured" high school near Cape Town, South Africa. He describes his own growth in understanding the tremendous inadequacies of the educational system and the evil of the entir...

My Sahara adventure 52 days by camel —Raskin, Lawrie.
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2009

Describes the author's journey through Morocco, across the Atlas Mountains, into the Sahara Desert, arriving at Timbuktu, and continuing to ancient salt mines in a remote part of the desert. Discusses camels, nomads, cus...

Nul ne revient du pays qui n'existe pas —Grayson, Catherine-Lune, 1977-
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2011

Une voyageuse, partie à la recherche d'autre chose sans trop savoir quoi, livre le fruit de ses déambulations : des images rapportées d'ailleurs, des impressions, des rêveries et des désillusions en vrac. Des histoi...

A continent for the taking the tragedy and hope of Africa —French, Howard W.
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2007

African American New York Times reporter examines contemporary African problems he views as legacies of colonization: the AIDS epidemic, genocide, exploitation of natural resources, and the development of tyrannies with ...

My gorilla journey living with the orphans of the rainforest —Attwater, Helen.
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2004

The story of the true-life adventure of Helen and Mark Attwater, who travelled to the heart of Africa to set up an orphanage for baby gorillas. 1999.

Crossing the line a year in the land of apartheid —Finnegan, William.
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2010

The author's experiences as a teacher at a "coloured" high school near Cape Town, South Africa. He describes his own growth in understanding the tremendous inadequacies of the educational system and the evil of the entir...

I dreamed of Africa —Gallmann, Kuki.
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2002

The author, born and raised in Italy, moves to Kenya at the age of 25 with her husband. Interwoven with descriptions of the landscape and local natives is the author's account of her struggle to deal with the deaths of b...

Travels in the interior districts of Africa —Park, Mungo.
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2010

This is the author's journal of the extraordinary journey that he set out in 1795 from Gambia to trace the course of the Niger, a river of which Europeans had no first-hand knowledge. He travelled on the sufferance of Af...

Ten thousand scorpions the search for the Queen of Sheba's gold —Frolick, Larry.
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2010

In 1996, a geology team was looking for gold deposits in the remote Yemeni desert when they stumbled upon ancient mine tunnels. Were these primitive Iron Age ruins the source of the Queen of Sheba's gold? Larry Frolick t...

Maroc royaume des mille soleils —Mazel, Jean.
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2005

Guide dévoilant les richesses ethnologiques et archéologiques de ce pays aux traditions millénaires. Conseils et recommandations pratiques aux touristes. Pour les lecteurs d'école secondaire. 1990.

The shadow of the sun —Kapuscinski, Ryszard.
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2010

Kapuscinski has been writing about Africa since 1957, when one country after another declared independence from the European colonial powers - powers who had "crammed the approximately ten thousand kingdoms, federations,...

Long way down [John O'Groats to Capetown] —McGregor, Ewan, 1971-
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2009

After their trip round the world in 2004, fellow actors and bike fanatics Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman couldn't shake the travel bug, and after a UNICEF visit to Africa, they knew they had to go back and experience ...

The Ukimwi road from Kenya to Zimbabwe —Murphey, Dervla, 1931-
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2012

The toughest female travel writer of our age embarks at age 60 on a three thousand mile solo cycle ride through Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia. A personal and compelling view of the African people. 1993.

Cameroon with Egbert —Murphy, Dervla, 1931-
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2010

Dervla Murphy and her teenage daughter, Rachel, travelled through the west African nation of Cameroon with a pack horse named Egbert. They wandered through jungles, up mountains and across plains. The author includes a t...

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