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  • Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies

    Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Alastair Bonnett
    Duration: 07:35:00

    At a time when Google Maps can take you on a virtual tour of Yosemite's remotest trails and cell phones double as navigational systems, it's hard to imagine there's any uncharted ground left on the planet. In Unruly Places, Alastair Bonnett goes to some of the most unexpected, offbeat places in the ... [ more ]

  • Pancakes in Paris: Living the American Dream in France

    Pancakes in Paris: Living the American Dream in France

    Genre: Biographies,Travel,Memoirs,Memoir
    Author: Craig Carlson
    Duration: 09:04:02

    Paris was practically perfect-although for Craig Carlson one thing was still missing: the good ol' American breakfast he loved so much. Craig was the last person anyone would have expected to open an American diner in Paris. He came from humble beginnings in a working-class town in Connecticut, had ... [ more ]

  • How Blue is My Valley

    How Blue is My Valley

    Genre: Travel,Europe,Memoirs
    Author: Jean Gill
    Duration: 07:05:04

    Humorous travel book about moving to France from IPPY and Global Ebook Award Winner Jean Gill 'Laugh out loud ... this autobiography from Welsh writer and photographer Jean Gill tells the tale of her first year in Provence - complete with challenging situations and thought-provoking musings. Je ... [ more ]

  • Spain - Culture Smart!

    Spain - Culture Smart!

    Genre: Travel,Europe,Guidebooks & Tours
    Author: Belen Aguado Viguer
    Duration: 03:50:46

    Culture Smart! - Spain provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in Spain, ensuring that you arrive aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. This concise guide tells you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your Spanish ho ... [ more ]

  • Russia - Culture Smart!

    Russia - Culture Smart!

    Genre: Travel,Russia,Guidebooks & Tours
    Author: Anna King
    Duration: 03:36:17

    Culture Smart! Russia provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in Russia, ensuring that you arrive aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your Russian h ... [ more ]

  • Germany - Culture Smart!

    Germany - Culture Smart!

    Genre: Travel,Europe,Guidebooks & Tours
    Author: Barry Tomalin
    Duration: 03:23:44

    This new, updated edition of Culture Smart! Germany examines the vast changes that have lead to Germany's new world confidence. It explains how German traditional values and working methods are adapting to take advantage of international opportunities and global society while maintaining the commitm ... [ more ]

  • Innocents Abroad

    Innocents Abroad

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Mark Twain
    Duration: 24:09:00

    What do you get when you combine classic travel literature with the inimitable wit of Mark Twain? The Innocents Abroad, is a keenly observant, politically incorrect and often hilarious narration of the author’s cruise to the Holy Land aboard a retired Civil War ship. First published in 1869 and the ... [ more ]

  • Roads To Quoz

    Roads To Quoz

    Genre: Travel,United States
    Author: William Least Heat-Moon
    Duration: 21:05:00

    About a quarter century ago, a previously unknown writer named William Least Heat-Moon wrote a book called Blue Highways. Acclaimed as a classic, it was a travel book like no other. Quirky, discursive, endlessly curious, Heat-Moon had embarked on an American journey off the beaten path. Sticking to ... [ more ]

  • Paris to the Pyrenees: A Skeptic Pilgrim Walks the Way of Saint James

    Paris to the Pyrenees: A Skeptic Pilgrim Walks the Way of Saint James

    Genre: Travel,Europe
    Author: David Downie
    Duration: 11:58:00

    Driven by curiosity, wanderlust, and health crises, David Downie and his wife set out from Paris to walk across France to the Pyrenees. Starting on the Rue Saint-Jacques then trekking 750 miles south to Roncesvalles, Spain, their eccentric route takes 72 days on Roman roads and pilgrimage paths—a 1, ... [ more ]

  • Chasing the Monsoon: A Modern Pilgrimage through India

    Chasing the Monsoon: A Modern Pilgrimage through India

    Genre: NonFiction,Travel,Middle East
    Author: Alexander Frater
    Duration: 11:42:00

    This is the inspiring story of how one man realized his dream of witnessing firsthand the most dramatic of meteorological events: the Indian monsoon. Alexander Frater spent the first six years of his life on a South Pacific island, where his father, the only doctor within a thousand square miles, en ... [ more ]

  • In Xanadu

    In Xanadu

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: William Dalrymple
    Duration: 03:00:00

    Here is William Dalrymple's highly praised and greatly entertaining account of his 1986 trip made while a student at Cambridge, which retraced Marco Polo's route across land from The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem to Xanadu. With him, he took a phial of Holy Oil, 600 pounds and Laura unti ... [ more ]

  • Ein Sommer in London

    Ein Sommer in London

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies,Foreign Language Titles,Other
    Author: Theodor Fontane
    Duration: 07:23:52

    Diese 35 kurzen Reiseberichte entstanden, als Theodor Fontane 1852 zum zweiten Mal nach London reiste. Die Stadt faszinierte ihn, und sowohl die guten als auch die abstoßenden Seiten des Großstadtlebens hielt er mit spitzer Feder fest. (Zusammenfassung von Julia Claussen) ... [ more ]

  • Young Americans Abroad

    Young Americans Abroad

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: John Overton Choules
    Duration: 08:16:28

    It's 1851 and the Crystal Palace Exhibition is on in England. English American the Reverend Dr. Choules leaves Newport, Rhode Island with three teenaged students - James Robinson, George Vanderbuilt, and Weld French, who are forced to leave the fourth member of their blue-blooded quartet at home - a ... [ more ]

  • History of New Brunswick

    History of New Brunswick

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: Peter Fisher
    Duration: 07:26:03

    Originally published in 1825 under the title: Sketches of New Brunswick : containing an account of the first settlement of the province, with a brief description of the country, climate, productions, inhabitants, government, rivers, towns, settlements, public institutions, trade, revenue, population ... [ more ]

  • Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatán, Vol. 2

    Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatán, Vol. 2

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: John Lloyd Stephens
    Duration: 17:17:44

    The year is 1838. The scene is the dense Honduran forest along the Copán River. Two men, John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood, are about to rediscover Mayan civilization. Their guide, slashing through the rampant growth with his machete, leads them to a stone column, fourteen feet high, scul ... [ more ]

  • Southern Arabia

    Southern Arabia

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Theodore Bent
    Duration: 14:28:59

    Southern Arabia recounts a threatening four-month journey into North Eastern Ethiopia by the Bents. These brave travelers were the first to travel without disguise in a region where Westerners had formerly been fortunate to escape with their lives. (Summary by Woolly Bee) ... [ more ]

  • From North Carolina to Southern California Without a Ticket and How I Did It

    From North Carolina to Southern California Without a Ticket and How I Did It

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: John Peele
    Duration: 02:29:48

    ... I have decided to write an account of a few of the many adventures and dangers that befell me while making my way, practically without a penny, from Tarboro, North Carolina, to Tucson, Arizona; and thence to the stricken city of San Francisco, Cal., and other points of interest throughout the We ... [ more ]

  • Sailing Alone Around the World [With eBook]

    Sailing Alone Around the World [With eBook]

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Joshua Slocum
    Duration: 07:46:00

    Full of astounding adventures, Sailing Alone Around the World is the true story of the first man ever to circle the globe alone entirely by sea. ** Please contact member services for additional documents. ... [ more ]

  • Oku no Hosomichi

    Oku no Hosomichi

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies,Foreign Language Titles,Other
    Author: Matsuo Basho
    Duration: 01:08:31

    Oku no Hosomichi (meaning Narrow Road to Oku [the Deep North]) is a major work by Matsuo Bash?. Oku no Hosomichi was written based on a journey taken by Bash? in the late spring of 1689. He and his traveling companion Sora departed from Edo (modern-day Tokyo) for the northerly interior region ... [ more ]

  • The Lady and the Monk

    The Lady and the Monk

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Pico Iyer
    Duration: 10:26:00

    When Pico Iyer decided to go to Kyoto and live in a monastery, he did so to learn about Zen Buddhism from the inside, to get to know Kyoto, one of the loveliest old cities in the world, and to find out something about Japanese culture today'not the world of businessmen and production lines, but ... [ more ]