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- Atria Books 2004; US$ 16.00
It started as a daydream. Poring over a map of the world at home one quiet Saturday afternoon, Ewan McGregor - actor and self-confessed bike nut - noticed that it was possible to ride all the way round the world, with just one short hop across the Bering Strait from Russia to Alaska. It was a revelation he couldn't get out of his head. So he picked... more...
- Eye Books 2015; US$ 9.99
An updated edition including new color photographs and a new afterword looking back at the journeyAlastair Humphreys? around-the-world journey of 46,000 miles was an old-fashioned adventure: long, lonely, low-budget, and spontaneous. Cycling across five continents and sailing over the oceans, his ride took four years to complete, on a tiny budget... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2015; US$ 50.00
On an epic 3,000-mile journey through the most pristine backcountry of the American West, four friends rode horseback across an almost contiguous stretch of unspoiled public lands, border to border, from Mexico to Canada. For their trail horses, they adopted wild mustangs from the US Bureau of Land Management that were perfectly adapted to the rocky... more...
- Greystone Books 2015; US$ 34.95
This revised and expanded edition of an award-winning book not only explores British Columbia?s stunning ecology but also features an increased focus on climate change. With expanded sections on the province?s geological history, updated information on the mountain pine beetle and the future of B.C.?s biodiversity, and fresh information on many other... more...
- C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 7.52
Marco Polo ist eine der bekanntesten Figuren des Mittelalters und einer der ganz wenigen Fernostreisenden dieser Zeit. Als Kaufmann und Abenteurer ist er das Synonym für den ?merchant adventurer?, aber er ist viel mehr als das, ein Chronist der Fremde, der erste europäische Reisende, der mit der Autorität des Augenzeugen vom faszinierenden Raum des... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 5.95
As the first person to ever complete a single-handed circumnavigation of the globe, Joshua Slocum recounts his pioneering feat in Sailing Alone Around the World (1899), an engaging memoir of his adventures aboard the sloop Spray . An immediate success, the book has inspired countless later travelers. Slocum, a master of understating his achievements,... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 5.95
The Blind Traveler , James Holman, was a British adventurer who undertook a number of lone journeys unprecedented through history in their distance and methodology. Not only was Holman rendered totally blind from the age of 25, he also suffered from severe pain and restricted mobility. He was a pioneer of "human echolocation", using the sound... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99
Following the Equator is an account by Mark Twain of his travels through the British Empire in 1895. He chose his route for opportunities to lecture on the English language and recoup his finances, impoverished due to a failed investment. He recounts and criticizes the racism, imperialism and missionary zeal he encountered on his travels - and all... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 46.11
Hauptbeschreibung Der Straßenradsport erfreut sich in Italien seit seinen Anfängen großer Popularität. Auffallend dabei ist, dass sich die Darstellung dieses Volksports in der italienischen Presse im Laufe des 20. Jahrhunderts nicht an den prägenden soziopolitischen wie auch kulturhistorischen Veränderungen orientiert hat, sondern sich vielmehr über... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 199.00
This eBook considers the relationships between crime, terrorism and tourism development. These papers address some of the most troubling issues of our time. How much longer can an industry that exists to provide convenience, comfort, leisure and luxury survive, when the host societies are experiencing profound social and economic problems, and living... more...