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- Dundurn 2014; US$ 16.99
In "The Green Labyrinth", Fraser journeys deep into the jungle of the Amazon in the company of shamans, traditional spiritualists practicing ancient rituals. At the heart of Fraser's quest lies the mind-expanding drug "ayahuasca", a gateway to worlds beyond her own, to a better understanding of the mysteries of existence. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 13.99
The riveting account of one of history?s greatest adventures and a study of the seven character traits all great explorers share. In 1856, two intrepid adventurers, Richard Francis Burton and John Hanning Speke, set off to unravel mankind?s greatest geographical mystery: finding the source of the Nile River. They traveled deep into a forbidding and... more...
- Transworld 2014; US$ 27.65
Madre de Dios - 'Mother of God' - is a place where the Andean Cloud Forest intermingles with the steaming tropical jungle at the head of the Amazon river. Here can be found the greatest proliferation of living species that has ever existed on Earth, ever. And it is a place which is now under grave threat. Paul Rosolie has travelled to... more...
- John Murray 2013; Not Available
A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water were the first two volumes in a projected trilogy that would describe the walk that Patrick Leigh Fermor undertook at the age of eighteen from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople. 'When are you going to finish Vol. III?' was the cry from his fans; but although he wished he could, the words refused... more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 9.99
What do you do after you walk the Amazon? Ed Stafford?adventurer extraordinaire and Guinness World Record holder for walking the length of the Amazon River?likes a challenge. Casting about for an adventure that would top the extraordinary feat he recounts in Walking the Amazon, Stafford decides to maroon himself on an uninhabited island in the... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28
‘There is no holiday like a mountaineering holiday. For eleven months the mountaineer has sighed for the mountain wind on his cheek, for the lilt of the mountain stream, for the feel of rock in his hand, for the crunch of frozen snow beneath his feet, for the smell of mist and the fragrance of alp and pine forest. ‘In his spare moments he has read... more...
The Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrims' Progress; Being Some Account of Steamship Quaker City's Pleasure Excursion to Europe and the Holy Land;Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95
The Innocents Abroad began as a series of travel letters written mainly for the Alta California , a San Francisco newspaper that sponsored Mark Twain?s participation in his trip to Europe and the Holy Land in 1867 aboard the steamship Quaker City. On the excursion from New York to Palestine they traveled a distance of over twenty thousand miles... more...
- Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95
Mark Twain (Samuel Longhorn Clements, 1835-1910) was one of the best and most popular humorists, lecturers, and writers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Twain was always drawing on his experience for his stories and gathering new experiences through his travels. Twain showed the rare ability to entertain both children and adults... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 16.00
In the spring of 1944, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry left his wife, Consuelo, to return to the war in Europe. Soon after, he disappeared while flying a reconnaissance mission over occupied France. Neither his plane nor his body was ever found. The Tale of the Rose is Consuelo?s account of their extraordinary marriage. It is a love story about a pilot... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 14.00
Polly Evans?s itinerary for China was simple: travel by luxurious high-speed train and long-distance bus, glide along the Grand Canal and hike up scenic mountains. Instead, the linguistically impaired adventurer found herself on a primitive sleeper-minibus where sleep was out of the question; perched atop a tiny mule on a remote mountain pass; and... more...