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    The Not-Quite States of America (English, Hardback) Doug Mack

    An eye-opening journey to the most overlooked parts of America.

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    Atlas Obscura (English, Hardback) Joshua Foer, Ella Morton

    It's time to get off the beaten path. Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the strangest and most curious places in the world.

    $29.91 $35.00
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    Nothing is True and Everything is Possible (Italian, Paperback) Peter Pomerantsev

    Takes you on a journey into the glittering, surreal heart of 21st century Russia. This book offers a wild ride into this political and ethical vacuum.

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    Holloway (Italian, Paperback) Robert Macfarlane, Dan Richards

    In July 2005, Robert Macfarlane and Roger Deakin travelled to explore the holloways of South Dorset's sandstone. They found their way into a landscape of shadows, spectres & great strangeness. Six years later, after Roger Deakin's early death, Robert Macfarlane returned to the holloway. The book is about those journeys and that landscape.


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    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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    All at Sea (Paperback) Tim FitzHigham

    Follows the author's death-defying 200-mile journey in his antique Thomas Crapper bath - not just across the Channel, but around Kent - right up to the tremendous reception and huge media attention which awaited him under Tower Bridge.

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    Full Tilt (English, Paperback) Dervla Murphy

    Shortly after her tenth birthday, inspired by an atlas she was given, Dervla Murphy decided that she would one day cycle to India. Almost twenty years later she set out to achieve her ambition on her bicycle, Roz. Here she describes her journey and experiences.

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    Homage to Barcelona (English, Paperback) Colm Toibin

    Written with deep knowledge and affection, Homage to Barcelona is a sensuous and beguiling portrait of a great Mediterranean city.

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    Tracks (English, Paperback) Robyn Davidson

    A revised, reissued edition of this prize-winning, bestselling account of one woman's solo journey across 1,700 miles of Australian Outback

    $12.17 $13.42
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  • Dispatches
    Dispatches from Pluto (English, Paperback) Richard Grant

    Adventure writer Richard Grant explores one of the most derided, enigmatic, and fascinating regions of America: his new home, the Mississippi Delta.

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    The Travels of Ibn Battutah (English, Paperback) Ibn Battutah

    Ibn Battutah -- ethnographer, bigrapher, anecdotal historian and occasional botanist -- was just twenty-one when he set out in 1325 from his native Tangier on a pilgramage to Mecca ...

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    Venice (English, Paperback) Jan Morris

    An impassioned work on the magnificent but often maddening city called Venice. This book analyses the particular temperament of Venetians, as well as its waterways, its architecture, its bridges, its tourists, its curiosities, its smells, sounds, lights and colours.

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    America (English, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    New edition of this classic study of the US, with a new introduction by Geoff Dyer.

    $13.48 $19.95
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    Travels into Bokhara (English, Paperback) Sir Alexander Burnes

    The author has travelled up the Indus to Lahore and to the Khanates of Afghanistan and Central Asia in the 1830s, spying on behalf of the British Government in what was to become known as the Great Game. This title provides an account his travels.

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    Walking the Nile (English, Paperback) Levison Wood

    In November 2013, former soldier Levison Wood embarked on one of the last great explorations; to walk the Nile from source delta. Here is his story...

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    Waterlog (English, Paperback) Roger Deakin

    Roger Deakin set out in 1996 to swim through the British Isles. Encompassing cultural history, autobiography, travel writing and natural history, this title is a personal journey, a bold assertion of the native swimmer's right to roam, and a celebration of the magic of water.

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    An Idiot Abroad: The Travel Diaries of Karl Pilkington (English, Paperback) Karl Pilkington

    Karl Pilkington: Adventurer. Philosopher. Idiot. Join the orange-headed one as he travels the world and discovers its wonders...

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    Sushi and Beyond (Paperback) Michael Booth

    Japan is the pre-eminent food nation on earth. The creativity of the Japanese, their dedication and ingenuity, not to mention courage in the face of dishes such as cod sperm and octopus ice cream, is only now beginning to be fully appreciated in the sushi-saturated West, as are the remarkable health benefits of the traditional Japanese diet.

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    Travel Listography (English, Record book) Lisa Nola

    Listography for travel! This guided journal features 4-colour illustrations and over 70 thought-provoking list topics for journalers to list all their travel adventures, near and far.

    $14.74 $16.95
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  • Backroads
    Backroads of Paradise (English, Hardback) Cathy Salustri

    5,000 miles of past, present, and future in a road trip to explore it all   “A handy road companion for any tourist, newcomer, or longtime Floridian who wants to get off the beaten path and travel back in time.”—Bobby Braddock, Country Music Hall of Fame songwriter   “In staccato bursts of frenzy and passion, Salustri has written a modern love story affirming her tangled relationship with...

    $23.36 $24.95
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