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  • In the Steps of Jesus by Peter Walker
    In the Steps of Jesus (English, Paperback) Peter Walker

    A colourful and authoritative companion to the key sites visited by Jesus, written by an expert guide

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  • The Story of San Michele by Axel Munthe
    The Story of San Michele (Paperback) Axel Munthe

    The extraordinary and enduring memoir of Axel Munthe, a travel bestseller since first published in 1929, captures the spirit and feel of an era

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  • Living with Buildings by Iain Sinclair
    Living with Buildings (Hardback) Iain Sinclair

    'A remarkable book; surprisingly gripping and often very moving ... stories weave and unweave over the book's course, patterning thought into a complex built environment, at once disorientating and illuminating.' Robert Macfarlane...

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  • Love and War in the Apennines by Eric Newby
    Love and War in the Apennines (Paperback) Eric Newby

    Hailed as Newby's 'masterpiece', `Love and War in the Apennines' is the gripping real-life story of Newby's imprisonment and escape from an Italian prison camp during World War II.

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  • Short Walks from Bogota by Tom Feiling
    Short Walks from Bogota (English, Paperback) Tom Feiling

    For decades, Colombia was the 'narcostate'. Now it's seen as one of the rising stars of the global economy. Where does the truth lie? How did a land likened to paradise by the first conquistadores become a byword for hell on earth? And how is it rebuilding itself after decades of violence?

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  • Lonely Planet's Ultimate Eatlist by Lonely Planet
    Lonely Planet's Ultimate Eatlist (Hardback) Lonely Planet

    The world's top 500 food experiences - ranked! We asked the planet's top chefs and food writers to name their favourite gastronomic encounters. Discover Japanese bullet train bento boxes, Israeli shakshuka, San Sebastian pintxos bars and 497 more mouth-watering destinations in this must-own bucket list for foodies and those who love to travel.

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  • Oak and Ash and Thorn by Peter Fiennes
    Oak and Ash and Thorn (English, Paperback) Peter Fiennes

    Dazzling, passionate nature writing - a celebration of Britain's woods and forests and a rousing call to fight for them

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  • A Cook's Tour by Anthony Bourdain
    A Cook's Tour (Paperback) Anthony Bourdain

    Anthony Bourdain is a life-long line cook and author of "Kitchen Confidential". Here, he sets off to eat his way around the world. He heads out to Saigon where he eats the still-beating heart of a live cobra, and travels deep into landmined Khmer Rouge territory to find the rumoured Wild West of Cambodia (Pailin).

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  • Along the Divide by Chris Townsend
    Along the Divide (Paperback) Chris Townsend

    Chris Townsend embarks on a 700-mile walk along the spine of Scotland, the line of high ground where fallen rain runs either west to the Atlantic or east to the North Sea. he reflects on: nature and history, conservation and rewilding, land use and literature, and change in a time of limitless potential for both better and worse.

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  • A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush by Eric Newby
    A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush (Paperback) Eric Newby

    A classic of travel writing, `A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush' is Eric Newby's iconic account of his journey through one of the most remote and beautiful wildernesses on earth.

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  • The Ogre by Doug Scott
    The Ogre (Hardback) Doug Scott

    The Ogre, by Doug Scott, is a two-part biography of this enigmatic peak: in the first part, Scott has researched the geography and history of the mountain; part two is the overdue and personal account of his and Chris Bonington's first ascent and their dramatic descent on which Scott suffered two broken legs and Bonington smashed ribs.

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  • A Geek in Japan by Hector Garcia
    A Geek in Japan (English, Paperback) Hector Garcia

    A playful traveler's guide to Japan

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  • The Darkness Beckons by Martyn Farr
    The Darkness Beckons (Paperback) Martyn Farr

    Martyn Farr's The Darkness Beckons charts the history and development of cave diving, from early expeditions in France in the late nineteenth century, through to cutting-edge dives across the globe. This new 2017 edition has been fully updated and features over 400 photographs and illustrations, and a foreword by American cave diver Bill Stone.

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  • Another Kyoto by Alex Kerr
    Another Kyoto (Paperback) Alex Kerr, Kathy Arlyn Sokol

    Another Kyoto is an insider's meditation on the hidden wonders of Japan's most enigmatic city. Drawing on decades living in Kyoto, and on lore gleaned from artists, Zen monks and Shinto priests, Alex Kerr illuminates the simplest things - a temple gate, a wall, a sliding door - in a new way. ...

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  • Born to Run by Christopher McDougall
    Born to Run (English, Paperback) Christopher McDougall

    Focuses on the Tarahumara, a mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, who live quietly in canyons and are reputed to be the best distance runners in the world. This title tells their story while asking what the secrets are to being an incredible runner.

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  • A Parrot in the Pepper Tree by Chris Stewart
    A Parrot in the Pepper Tree (Paperback) Chris Stewart

    A sequel to "Lemons", that follows the lives of Chris, Ana and their daughter, Chloe, as they get to grips with a misanthropic parrot who joins their home, Spanish school life, neighbours in love, their amazement at Chris appearing on the bestseller lists and their shock at discovering that their beloved valley is once more under threat of a dam.

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  • Tides by Nick Bullock
    Tides (Hardback) Nick Bullock

    Tides, the follow-up to Nick Bullock's critically acclaimed debut book Echoes, is a gripping memoir that captures the very essence of what it means to dedicate one's life to climbing.

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  • Lost Japan by Alex Kerr
    Lost Japan (English, Paperback) Alex Kerr

    Originally written in Japanese, this book offers an insight into Japanese landscape, culture, history and future.

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  • Copenhagen Food by Trine Hahnemann
    Copenhagen Food (English, Hardback) Trine Hahnemann

    Food stories and recipes from the happiest city in the world

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  • A Voyage For Madmen by Peter Nichols
    A Voyage For Madmen (Paperback) Peter Nichols

    In 1968, nine men - six Englishmen, two Frenchmen and an Italian - set out to try, a race born of coincidence of their timing. One didn't even know how to sail. This is a true story of the inaugural 1968 Golden Globe sailing race: the first single-handed non-stop circumnavigation of the world.

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