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- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013; US$ 14.95
Hailed by Bill Bryson and the New York Times Book Review as an emerging master of travel writing, Tayler penetrates one of the most forbidding regions on Earth. Journeying along routes little altered since the Middle Ages, he uses his linguistic and observational gifts to illuminate a venerable, enigmatic culture of nomads and mystics. Though no... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2005; US$ 14.99
Hailed by Bill Bryson and the New York Times Book Review as a rising star among travel writers, Jeffrey Tayler penetrates one of the most isolated, forbidding regions on earth--the Sahel. This lower expanse of the Sahara, which marks the southern limit of Islam?s reach in West and Central Africa, boasts such mythologized places as Mopti and Timbuktu,... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2003; US$ 22.99
Meticulously researched and beautifully written by a South African native, Frommer's South Africa, 3rd Edition, should be the discerning reader's only guide to a memorable trip to southern Africa, including the lion-rich reserves of Botswana and the wonders of Victoria Falls. It offers complete safari coverage, from what to wear to the top game lodges... more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50
Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for Madagascar will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in Madagascar, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 13.95
The acclaimed adventure writer Ann Jones tells the story of her overland journey, with the British photographer Kevin Muggleton, from one end of Africa to the other. Their purpose: to reach the southernmost tip of the continent and find the Lovedu people, a legendary tribe guided by the "feminine" principles of compromise, tolerance, generosity, and... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2002; US$ 8.99
By definition, "antipode" is a point on the earth diametrically opposite from another. As a field biologist specializing in reptiles and amphibians, Heather Heying has been to some of the most remote places on the globe. Her career consists of trekking through dense rainforests, sitting for hours at a time observing elusive creatures, and spending... more...
- DK Publishing 2011; US$ 25.00
The lavishly illustrated and fully updated DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Tunisia is the perfect companion to this stunning island with its charming blend of Islamic, Berber, and European culture. Tunisia is covered in exhaustive detail with cutaways, 3D aerial views, and floor plans of all the major sights from the Roman ruins in Sbeitla and the baths... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 16.00
His second major venture into nonfiction (after Death in the Afternoon, 1932), Green Hills of Africa is Ernest Hemingway?s lyrical journal of a month on safari in the great game country of East Africa, where he and his wife Pauline journeyed in December of 1933. Hemingway?s well-known interest in?and fascination with?big-game hunting is magnificently... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2011; US$ 8.99
It is said that Fuerteventura, just south of Lanzarote in the southwestern wash of the archipelago, has the best of the Canary beaches. Most of these long, amber stretches remain pristine, free of people and their developments, with a vibrant ring of emerald water washing over the shallow coastal shelf that characterizes Fuerteventura's coastlines.... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available
Combining the acute observation of a nineteenth-century missionary, and the wit of a Monty Python player, Redmond O'Hanlon is famous for his adventurous travel. His new challenge is the Congo, the most dangerous and inhospitable jungle in the world. more...