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702 Results
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...

Falling off the map some lonely places of the world —Iyer, Pico.
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2010

The "lonely places" described in this book are isolated by culture, politics, and sometimes geography. These essays explore countries that tourists seldom visit, and record Iyer's impressions of why places such as Paragu...

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...

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...

Caves in the desert travels in China —Woodcock, George, 1912-1995.
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2009

In 1987, the author toured through northern China visiting traditional Buddhist centres rarely visited by the non-Chinese. As he recounts his journey, Woodcock also details Chinese geography, history, art, religion and s...

Fresh-air fiend travel writings 1985-2000 —Theroux, Paul.
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2002

A collection of essays and articles written over a fifteen year period about the author's various experiences on five continents. In addition to the travel pieces, Theroux also includes his reminiscences, experiences as ...

Old Patagonian Express by train through the Americas. —Theroux, Paul.
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2006

The way from Boston to Patagonia, Paul Theroux discovered, was one of great contrasts - contrasts in people, in temperature, in scenery, in altitude, in attitude. Some of the trains were superb, most were deplorable. Par...

Listening for coyote a walk across Oregon's wilderness —Sullivan, William L.
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2012

While making a 1360-mile west-to-east walk through Oregon, Sullivan touches 18 wilderness areas and crosses mountain ranges. This daily journal tells about his solo walk as he scouts a route later recommended for the New...

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 ...

Beyond the sky and the earth a journey into Bhutan —Zeppa, Jamie.
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2012

In 1989 Jamie Zeppa decided to try something completely different from anything she had ever done before. She signed on as a teacher for two years in the Far East country of Bhutan. Once she arrived there she discovered ...

Mendiant de l'infini fragments nomades : récit —Carpentier, André, 1947-
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2004

En juin 2000, André Carpentier, professeur au département d'études littéraires de l'UQAM, part à la conquête du mythique mont Kaislash, au Tibet. Bien loin du trekking ou du périple spirituel, l'aventure de Carpen...

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...

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.

Adventuring in the Pacific the Sierra Club travel guide to the Islands of Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia —Margolis, Susanna.
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2012

This guide book covers accomodations and sightseeing from the expensive to the inexpensive, as well as the history and culture of each island. 1988.

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...

Nullarbor —Fauquemberg, David.
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2009

À l'orée des années 2000, un jeune homme traverse seul le Grand Ouest australien. Les Hell's Angels rôdent sur la plaine de Nullarbor. Les pêcheurs de l'océan Indien tirent les squales à la Winchester. Et les abor...

Fair wind and plenty of it a modern-day tall ship adventure —Crockett, Rigel.
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2005

On November 25, 1997, the barque Picton Castle, a three-masted, square-rigged tall ship, headed out from Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, on a voyage around the world. Captain Dan Moreland, driven by a desire to make his mark in ...

I should have stayed home the worst trips of great writers
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2002

An anthology by 51 novelists, travel writers, and journalists which recounts their greatest travel disasters. Included are accounts of Isabel Allende freezing in a battered camper in Paris, Joe Gores caught in a Sudanese...

Mission antarctique —Lemire, Jean.
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2009

Le biologiste, cinéaste et chef de mission Jean Lemire nous raconte son expérience, hors du commun, à bord du prestigieux voilier océanographique Sedna IV. Au fil des pages, il nous fait découvrir cette mission exce...

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...

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