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 Travel Narratives

Series:Traveller's Reader

Henry James wrote of Venice: 'You desire to embrace it, to caress it, to possess it ...' whereas Mark Twain found St Mark's 'so ugly ...propped on its long row of thick-legged columns, its back knobbed with domes, it seems like a vast, warty bug taking a meditativ... read more

Venice, a Traveller's Reader

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 Travel Guides

Series:500 Hidden Secrets

Written by true locals, the addresses have been selected following independent research, in the form of 100 lists of five addresses or secrets each. What are the five most beautiful churches in Rome? Where can you discover the five most secret squares? Which ar... read more

The 500 Hidden Secrets of Rome

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 Travel Guides

Series:500 Hidden Secrets

Written by true locals, the addresses have been selected following independent research, and in the form of 100 unique lists of five addresses or secrets each. What are the five most stunning squares in Madrid? Where can you discover the five most secret stre... read more

The 500 Hidden Secrets of Madrid

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 Travel Narratives

Intrepid presenter Nicholas Crane investigates eight epic journeys, following in the footsteps of our greatest indigenous explorers. Nick presents eight of the most interesting traveller-chroniclers to have explored and reported on the state of the nation. From Gera... read more

Great British Journeys

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 Travel Narratives

What caused Dickens to leap out of bed one night and walk 30 miles from London to Kent?How did a small town on the Welsh borders become the second-hand bookshop capital of the world?Why did a jellyfish persuade Evelyn Waugh to abandon his suicide attempt in North Wales? A... read more

Britain by the Book

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 Travel Guides

Series:Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet's bestselling The Cities Book is back. Fully revised and updated, it's a celebration of 200 of the world's most exciting urban destinations, beautifully photographed and packed with trip advice and recommendations from our experts - making it the perfect compan... read more

The Cities Book 2

This book depicts in words, maps and photographs, the places of special importance which Cook visited or witnessed during his journeys from 1769 until his last departure in 1777. The locations are vividly described as they are today, and as they were nea... read more

A Travel Guide To James Cooks New Zealand

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 Travel Guides

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Wild Auckland

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 Travel Guides

Seeing the country afresh on foot, 73-year old Denis Dwyer embarks on a series of day-walks, and narrates his experiences, and provides detail about each track/walkway. In humorous, good-natured style, he travels through countryside, towns, cities and islands, mostly solo, al... read more

New Zealand On Foot

It has been described as the greatest epic voyage in modern Irish history. Tim Severin and his companions built a boat using only techniques and materials available in the sixth-century A.D., when St Brendan was supposed to have sailed... read more

The Brendan Voyage: Across the Atlantic in a leather boat
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Some people are meant to travel the globe, to unwrap its secrets and share them with the world. And some people have no sense of direction, are terrified of pigeons, and get motion sickness from tying their shoes. These people ... read more

Nophoto

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 Travel Narratives

Reading Level:General Adult

Atget's charming postcard portraits of Paris tradespeople were his only publications during his lifetimeFew places on Earth have been as lovingly, almost fanatically, documented as Paris. Despite extraordinary growth and change, the Paris of the world's imagin... read more

Atget : Postcards of a Lost Paris