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- Rough Guides Ltd 2016; Not Available
The Pocket Rough Guide to Dubai is the ideal companion to a short break in one of the world's most exciting cities. Full-colour throughout, the guide's stunning photography and useful maps will help you navigate the city's many attractions, with handpicked listings to help you find the best places to sleep, eat and shop. The Pocket Rough Guide... more...
- APA 2015; US$ 7.99
Berlitz Pocket Guide Oman is a concise, full-colour travel guide that combines lively text with vivid photography to highlight the very best that this spectacular destination has to offer. The Where to Go chapter takes you on a tour of the country's cities, deserts, mountains and coastline, detailing all the key sights: from Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque... more...
- Wakefield Press 1994; US$ 7.99
I sat in the windowless and windscreenless front seat of the truck receiving proposals of marriage: only three, I must admit, but then I was only there three quarters of an hour and wasn't looking my best.'Lydia Laube worked as a nurse in Saudi Arabia and described her tribulations and triumphs in the best-selling traveller's yard Behind the Veil.... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 14.39
"The CultureShock!" series is a dynamic and indispensable range of guides for those travellers who are looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting. Each title explains the customs, traditions, social and business etiquette in a lively and informative style."CultureShock!" authors, all of whom have experienced the... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 12.68
'Good fences make good neighbours, but what about bad ones?' The Israeli separation barrier is probably the most iconic divider of land since the Berlin Wall. It has been declared illegal under international law and its impact on life in the West Bank has been enormous. Mark Thomas - as only he could - decided the only way to really get to grips... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 11.27
In 1933 Robert Byron began a journey through the Middle East via Beirut, Jerusalem, Baghdad, and Teheran to Oxiana--the country of the Oxus, the ancient name for the river Amu Darya which forms part of the border between Afghanistan and the Soviet Union. The Road to Oxiana offers not only a wonderful record of his adventures, but also a rare account... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 7.04
Disguised as a Persian dervish, Sir Richard Burton (1821-1890) set out to become the first Christian to penetrate the Muslim shrines of Medina and Mecca - a reckless stunt that would have resulted in his being executed if discovered. Endlessly observant, amused, boastful and engaging, Burton here describes his time in Cairo (including a memorable... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 9.99
BEYOND THE PYRAMIDS is a delightfully wry chronicle of travels through a country of incongruity - an Egypt encompassing a diversity of cultural influences which often belies its image of 'archaeological theme park'. With an acute eye for the unusual, the interesting or the plain absurd, Douglas Kennedy takes us on a continually surprising tour beyond... more...
- Canongate Books 2007; US$ 13.29
What does it mean to be a young Muslim in the twenty-first century? When Aatish Taseer receives a challenging letter from his estranged father in Pakistan, he decides to set off on an expedition across the Islamic world in search of his own Islamic heritage, as well as to discover how other young people across the Middle East felt about theirs. In... more...