702 Results
702 Results
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 ...

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...

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...

Open lands travels through Russia's once forbidden places —Taplin, Mark, 1957-
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2011

An American diplomatic officer chronicles his travels through seven Russian cities and regions that were restricted zones prior to 1992. Describes the local scenes, people, and historical events that took place in these ...

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.

Honeymoon in Purdah an Iranian journey —Wearing, Alison, 1967-
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2011

Wearing and her male travel companion, who is posing as her husband, travel to Iran in order to experience its people and its culture. Along the way they meet policemen who serve tea as part of their duty to serve and pr...

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.

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...

On the road with Charles Kuralt —Kuralt, Charles, 1934-
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2012

A collection of television interviews by the popular CBS reporter who roamed the United States searching for unusual stories. He presents portraits of "just plain folks." Bestseller. 1985.

In Shackleton's wake —Fuchs, Arved.
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2003

In order to reenact the voyages of Ernest Shackleton, a small group of people undertook a simulated version of what happened. They started with a boat, losing their drinking water and eventually the boat itself, and cont...

Letters from Egypt a journey on the Nile, 1849-1850 —Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910.
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2008

At age 29, Florence Nightingale spent five months in Egypt touring the Nile River. These letters to family and friends give her insights into the country and people, and the relationship of architecture and religion. 198...

When you look like your passport photo, it's time to go home —Bombeck, Erma, 1927-1996.
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2012

As a seasoned traveller, Bombeck offers advice on such topics as packing, jet lag, group tours, tipping, languages, and photographs She recounts the family's raft trip down the Colorado River, the problems of driving a r...

Eight feet in the Andes —Murphy, Dervla, 1931-
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2010

The eight feet belonged to Dervla Murphy, her nine-year-old daughter Rachel and Juana, their staunch and beloved mule. They set out to travel some 1300 miles through the Andes from Cajamarca to Cuzco. Along the way they ...

Korea a walk through the land of miracles —Winchester, Simon.
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2010

The author travelled through the Republic of Korea on foot, seeking an understanding of the national psychology. He befriended a variety of people who helped shape his impressions: honeymooners, abalone divers, corporate...

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 proximité folle du paradis —Hervé, Alain.
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2009

Au fil de ces chroniques, de ces esquisses, dans le bruissement des images et des anecdotes, d'un trait vif et précis, l'auteur nous fait découvrir les multiples bonheurs de sa vie de voyages. 1991.

Kayaking the full moon a journey down the Yellowstone River to the soul of Montana —Chapple, Steve.
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2008

Chapple, fed up with life in San Francisco, decided to return to his roots in Montana. In August, 1991, he, his wife, and their two sons began their adventure. They travelled the 671 miles of the Yellowstone and found tw...

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...

House inside the waves domesticity, art, and the surfing life —Taylor, Richard, 1953-
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2004

Richard Taylor was inspired by a house exchange that whisked him and his family from a freezing Ottawa winter to a year of some of the best surfing on the Australian east coast. Amidst an era of packaged paradises and cy...

High times in the middle of nowhere the misadventures of Murray Laurence, compulsive traveller —Laurence, Murray, 1948-
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2012

A bizarre collection of travel tales. As the author travels, he looks for and enjoys the unexpected and unusual: "I quite like being lost... I find that the travel is often more absorbing than the arrival." c1986.

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