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The 50 Greatest Walks of the World

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The 50 Greatest Walks of the World

Barry Stone

Walking, hiking, trekking; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

A personal view of the 50 finest perambulations available on the planet [more]

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The Travels

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The Travels

Marco Polo

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Classic travel writing

Paperback

The author was the most famous traveller of his time. His voyages began in 1271 with a visit to China, after which he served... [more]

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The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island

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The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island

Bill Bryson

Humour; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Marking the twentieth anniversary of Notes from a Small Island, the author makes a brand-new journey round Britain to see... [more]

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Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads

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Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads

Paul Theroux

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Deep South of America is a place of contradictions. There is the warm, open spirit of the soul food cafes, found in every... [more]

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Wild by Nature: From Siberia to Australia, Three Years Alone in the Wilderness on Foot

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Wild by Nature: From Siberia to Australia, Three Years Alone in the Wilderness...

Sarah Marquis

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

The epic story of one woman's 16,000 kilometre, three year trek from Siberia to Australia. [more]

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Common Ground: One of Britain's Favourite Nature Books as featured on BBC's Winterwatch

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Common Ground: One of Britain's Favourite Nature Books as featured on BBC's...

Rob Cowen

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets; Travel writing

Paperback

leading us into a whole new way of looking at the world' Michael Palin'Touched by genius' John Lewis-Stempel 'Absolutely mesmerizing,... [more]

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Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations

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Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations...

Olivier Le Carrer

Geographical reference; History; Travel writing

Paperback

Oliver Le Carrer brings us a fascinating history and armchair journey to the world's most dangerous and frightful places,... [more]

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The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America

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The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America

Bill Bryson

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Bryson's acclaimed first success, The Lost Continent is a classic of travel literature - hilariously, stomach-achingly, funny,... [more]

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Down Under: Travels in a Sunburned Country

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Down Under: Travels in a Sunburned Country

Bill Bryson

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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It is the driest, flattest, hottest, most desiccated, infertile and climatically aggressive of all the inhabited continents... [more]

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Between River and Sea: Encounters in Israel and Palestine

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Between River and Sea: Encounters in Israel and Palestine

Dervla Murphy

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Following A Month by the Sea, her acclaimed exploration of life in Gaza, Dervla Murphy describes with passionate honesty the... [more]

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A Walk In The Woods: The World's Funniest Travel Writer Takes a Hike

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A Walk In The Woods: The World's Funniest Travel Writer Takes a Hike

Bill Bryson

The natural world, country life & pets; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Ahead lay almost 2,200 miles of remote mountain wilderness filled with bears, moose, bobcats, rattlesnakes, poisonous plants,... [more]

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Notes from a Small Island

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Notes from a Small Island

Bill Bryson

Humanities; Travel writing

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Bill Bryson's farewell tour of the green and kindly island that has been his home for almost two decades. [more]

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The Boiling River

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The Boiling River

Andres Ruzo

Travel & holiday; Expeditions

Hardback

This true account of discovering the boiling river reads like a modern day adventure. [more]

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Walking the Border: A Journey Between Scotland and England

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Walking the Border: A Journey Between Scotland and England

Ian Crofton

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Ian Crofton makes this journey through some of the most spectacular scenery in Britain, speculating on what the Border signifies... [more]

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Neither Here Nor There

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Neither Here Nor There

Bill Bryson

Humanities; Travel writing

CD-Audio

An account of a European trip blends anecdotes with worldly insights, describing the bleak lands of Norway, the exotic scenes... [more]

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Notes From A Small Island: Journey Through Britain

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Notes From A Small Island: Journey Through Britain

Bill Bryson

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

In 1995, before leaving his much-loved home in North Yorkshire to move back to the States for a few years with his family,... [more]

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Sailing Alone Around the World

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Sailing Alone Around the World

Joshua Slocum

Sailing; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Arguably the original sailing classic, this beautifully produced edition includes new maps and a foreword by a high-profile... [more]

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Circling the Square: Stories from the Egyptian Revolution

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Circling the Square: Stories from the Egyptian Revolution

Wendell Steavenson

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Revolutionary groups & movements; Travel writing

Paperback

In January 2011, as the crowds gathered to protest Mubarak's three decades of rule in Egypt, Wendell Steavenson went to Cairo... [more]

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A Walk in the Woods: The World's Funniest Travel Writer Takes a Hike

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A Walk in the Woods: The World's Funniest Travel Writer Takes a Hike

Bill Bryson

Memoirs; Humanities; Travel writing

CD-Audio

Ahead lay almost 2,200 miles of remote mountain wilderness filled with bears, moose, bobcats, rattlesnakes, poisonous plants,... [more]

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The Voyage of the Beagle: Darwin's Extraordinary Adventure Aboard FitzRoy's Famous Survey Ship

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The Voyage of the Beagle: Darwin's Extraordinary Adventure Aboard FitzRoy's...

James Taylor, James Taylor

Maritime history; Mathematics & Sciences; Geographical discovery & exploration; Expeditions

Hardback

The story of the infamous sailing vessel the Beagle and the voyage that led to Charles Darwin s groundbreaking work, On the... [more]

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Rising Ground: A Search for the Spirit of Place

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Rising Ground: A Search for the Spirit of Place

Philip Marsden

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

From an award-winning travel writer, this is an evocative journey around some of the country's most ancient sites and ritual... [more]

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Ghost Empire

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Ghost Empire

Richard Fidler

Memoirs; Humanities; Travel writing

CD-Audio

A brilliant reconstruction of the saga of power, glory, invasion and decay that is the one-thousand year story of Constantinople.... [more]

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The Whirl: Men, Music and Misadventures

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The Whirl: Men, Music and Misadventures

Jane Cornwell

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

A sexy and amusing travel memoir about men, music and mistakes. London-based Jane Cornwell, high profile journalist and world... [more]

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The Crossing Place: A Journey Among the Armenians

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The Crossing Place: A Journey Among the Armenians

Philip Marsden

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

A revised and updated edition of Philip Marsden's classic travel book, published to coincide with the centenary of the Armenian... [more]

$19.99

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Sextant: A Voyage Guided by the Stars and the Men Who Mapped the World's Oceans

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Sextant: A Voyage Guided by the Stars and the Men Who Mapped the World's...

David Barrie

Maritime history; Mathematics & Sciences; Expeditions

Paperback

In the tradition of Dava Sobel's 'Longitude' comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention... [more]

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