702 Results
702 Results
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...

Long way round chasing shadows across the world —McGregor, Ewan, 1971-
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2007

Fellow film actors and bike enthusiasts Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman travel 20,000 miles around the world by motorbike. They encounter many troublesome situations on the way, ranging from extreme and threatening wea...

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.

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...

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.

Four seasons in Rome on twins, insomnia, and the biggest funeral in the history of the world —Doerr, Anthony, 1973-
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2010

Prize-winning novelist recounts moving with his wife and six-month-old twin sons to Italy for a yearlong literary fellowship. Describes visiting the Pantheon, the Sistine Chapel, and other historical sites; attending the...

Jerusalem, city of mirrors —Elon, Amos.
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2005

Using the perspectives of history, culture, religion, geography and politics, the author gives a view of the city that has been sacred to three religions for 4000 years. 1989.

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...

Dancing in the no-fly zone a woman's journey through Iraq —Ditmars, Hadani, 1968-
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2007

When Ditmars first went to Iraq in 1997, she found art, and beauty, amidst the misery and suffering. She travelled to Iraq again and again, and in 2003, she returned to Baghdad to find the people she had met over the yea...

Cities of gold a journey across the American Southwest in pursuit of Coronado —Preston, Douglas J.
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2011

The author chronicles his journey on horseback retracing the path of sixteenth-century Spanish explorer Francisco Vasquez de Coronado across the American Southwest in search of the seven cities of gold. Woven into the na...

In a sunburned country —Bryson, Bill.
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2004

The author of "A Walk in the Woods" now chronicles his exploration of Australia. This good-humoured traveller relates his outback adventures with anecdotes about the history and local inhabitants. Describes the harsh ter...

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...

One year off leaving it all behind for a round-the-world journey with our children —Cohen, David Elliot, 1955-
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2012

Travelogue of a forty-year-old suburbanite who sold his house and possessions, closed his thriving business, and set out in 1996 with his wife, three children, and a baby sitter on a thirteen-month, sixteen-country trip....

Empire of the soul some journeys in India —Roberts, Paul William.
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2007

Roberts tells of his journeys through India, which have spanned twenty years. He takes us to the crumbling palaces of maharajas, to ashrams, temples, and caves of holy men, and on tortuous journeys to remote villages. Al...

Paddle to the Amazon the ultimate 12,000-mile canoe adventure —Starkell, Don, 1932-
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2008
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A father and his two teenaged sons left Winnipeg in a 21-foot canoe and 23 months later, after travelling 12,000 miles, arrived in Belam, Brazil. They had paddled amidst storms, pirates and drug smugglers down the Missis...

Guide to Eastern Turkey and the Black Sea Coast —Darke, Diana.
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2012

Describes Armenian, Georgian, Hittite, Urartian, Nestorian, Byzantine, Persian and Seljuk sites, as well as explaining the character of modern Turks and their customs. Gives practical advice on driving and the limited nu...

Journeyman travels of a writer —Findley, Timothy, 1930-2002.
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2005

A record of some of the voyages, real and imagined, that inspired and informed the author's award-winning fiction, non-fiction, and theatrical works. Also includes a selection of his many journal entries, letters, poems,...

The songlines —Chatwin, Bruce, 1942-
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2012

The author's investigation into Australian aboriginal culture focuses on the "songlines", the string of rites of significant cultural events, such as marriage, trades, dances, hunts. 1987.

Germany —Lord, Richard.
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2011

Introduces the geography, history, government, and culture of reunified Germany. Includes the country's past and present relationships with the United States. For grades 5-8 and older readers. 1999. (Countries of the wor...

L'Éthiopie se meurt, mais renaîtra —Dufresne, Francine, 1940-
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2009

L'écrivain Francine Dufresne livre l'expérience la plus bouleversante de sa vie. Au retour d'un voyage dans une Éthiopie sinistrée, elle exhale sa révolte et rugit devant le génocide qui crève les yeux. Du même s...

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