The Miss Tutti Frutti Contest: Travel Tales of the South Pacific

By Graeme Lay

This amazing number of go back and forth tales from the South Pacific finds Paul Gauguin's surprising Tahitian secrets and techniques, retraces the final tragic days of Robert Louis Stevenson, and recounts the author's personal haunting by way of Herman Melville, in addition to his makes an attempt to seduce the Slovenian Olympic ski workforce within the cook dinner Islands.

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Venice & the Veneto City Guide (City Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet publications are, conveniently, like no other'. manhattan TimesThe final, so much accomplished advisor to vacationing in Venice & the Veneto comprises up to date reports of the easiest locations to stick, consume, attractions, cultural details, maps, delivery counsel and some most sensible saved secrets and techniques – the entire necessities to get to the center of Venice & the Veneto.This advisor is the results of months of analysis by way of devoted authors and native specialists who immersed themselves in Venice & the Veneto, discovering specific reviews, and sharing sensible and sincere suggestion, so that you come away trained and amazed.Regions coated: Sestiere di San Marco, Sestiere di Dorsoduro, Sestiere di San Polo & Santa Croce, Sestiere di Cannaregio, Sestiere di Castello, Giudecca, Lido & the Southern Islands, Murano, Burano & the Northern IslandsInside Lonely Planet Venice & the Veneto:• complete colour styling and images• transparent, easy-to-read colour maps • a super new web page structure for quick and basic interpreting whereas at the go• up to date steered points-of-interest – protecting consuming, slumbering, going out, purchasing, actions and attractions• In-depth gains to discover the world's iconic sights• hundreds and hundreds of cash saving tips• Our most up-to-date journey making plans instruments that can assist you get round easily • extra sections together with most sensible studies; in-depth assurance of most sensible points of interest; excursions; background; Day journeys from Venice; and an A-Z survival advisor. certain e-book enhancements• Scalable maps – allowing you to zoom in for better detail• complete interlinking – allowing you to seamlessly turn among pages, leap among maps and stories, or stopover at the internet sites of locations we recommend• seek – pass instantly to what you're looking for with the built in seek strength • upload notes – contact a observe so as to add notes and customize your guidebook • Bookmark – use bookmarks to quick go back to a page• Dictionary – lookup the that means of any note • Plus pinch and zoom photographs and scalable font sizeWritten and researched via Alison Bing and Robert Landon

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Estonia Latvia & Lithuania (Multi Country Guide)

By Mark Baker, Simon Richmond, Brandon Presser, Peter Dragicevich, Andy Symington

“Lands of crumbling castles, hovering dunes, pagan rituals, towering pine forests, quaking lakelands and churning northern seas – a visit to the Baltic proves that fairy stories do come true…” – Brandon Presser, Lonely Planet Writer

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5 specialist authors
3 months of research
Hundreds of architectural gems
Too many filled potato dumplings
Outdoor actions feature
Clear, effortless to exploit maps
In-depth background
At-a-glance functional info
Comprehensive making plans tools
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The Caravan of White Gold

By Michael Benanav

Maps reprinted from the unique ebook males of Salt

A 1,600 km odyssey throughout the sahara wasteland. pushed to get a glimpse of an historic lifestyle ahead of it disappeared from the planet without end, writer michael benanav launched into a 1600 kilometer odyssey by way of foot and by means of camel, via a swath of the sahara wilderness so lethal it's known as 'the land of terror' by way of the nomads who go it. becoming a member of up with the caravan of white gold -one of the final operating camel caravans on the planet -benanav an age-old exchange course, transporting glowing slabs of sturdy rock salt from mines deep within the wasteland to the marketplace in timbuktu. as soon as actually worthy its weight in gold, which supplies the caravan its identify, the salt at the present time is worthy simply pennies a pound, yet males nonetheless danger their lives to haul it and promote it. Benanav lived for weeks one of the camel drivers as they traveled eighteen hours an afternoon for almost six weeks, via sandstorms and searing warmth. alongside the best way, he realized easy methods to deal with and experience camels, turned a medic to injured salt miners, encountered an islamic tradition within which males -not ladies -veil their faces and grappled with the dilemmas of cultural extinction created by way of the ever-spreading effect of globalization.

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The Rough Guide to Bolivia

By Stephen Keeling

This new, fully-updated variation of The tough consultant to Bolivia is helping you find either the large points of interest and the hidden gemstones, with specialist studies of the easiest locations to stick, devour and drink for everybody from backpackers to five-star tourists.

The creation can help you decide the place to move and what to determine, encouraged by way of dozens of wonderful pictures. The issues to not leave out part runs via all of the must-sees, whereas the Itineraries consultant you round the country's highlights. Navigation during the e-book and at the floor is aided by means of transparent colour maps with each bankruptcy. every one map is keyed with all of the lodging, consuming and ingesting thoughts, nightlife venues and outlets which are reviewed intimately within the Listings chapters.

From the shimmering blue waters of Lake Titicaca to the blindingly white salt residences of the Salar de Uyuni, the snow-capped peaks of the Andes and the verdant rainforests of the Amazon, Bolivia's different landscapes astound. the rustic is very wealthy in tradition and historical past, boasting old pre-Inca ruins, interesting witches' markets, shiny carnivals and a few of South America's best colonial structure. There also are lots of actions for thrill seekers, together with biking down the world's most threatening highway, exploring mythical silver mines, swimming with red river dolphins and retracing the footsteps of Che Guevara.

Make the main of it slow in the world™ with The tough advisor to Bolivia.

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Graduates in Wonderland: The International Misadventures of Two (Almost) Adults

By Jessica Pan, Rachel Kapelke-Dale

 Two most sensible associates rfile their post-college lives in a hilarious, relatable, and powerfully sincere epistolary memoir.
 
Fast buddies when you consider that they met at Brown collage in the course of their freshman yr, Jessica Pan and Rachel Kapelke-Dale vowed to maintain involved after their senior yr via in-depth—and brutally honest—weekly e-mails. After commencement, Jess packs up every thing she owns and strikes to Beijing on a whim, whereas Rachel heads to big apple to paintings for an artwork gallery and to determine her love lifestyles. each one spends the following few years tumbling via maturity and reinventing themselves in a variety of nations, together with France, China, and Australia. via their messages from all over the world, they switch stories of educating sessions of army males, working undefined, and flirting in international languages, in addition to the challenging stuff: from harrowing injuries to breakups and breakdowns.

Reminiscent of Sloan Crosley’s essays and Lena Dunham’s Girls, Graduates in Wonderland is an intimate, no-holds-barred portrait of 2 younger women as they embark upon maturity.

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Notes from an Even Smaller Island

Realizing not anything of Singapore, younger Englishman Neil Humphreys arrives within the land of air-conned buying centres and Lee Kuan Yew.
From the aunties within the hawker centres to expats dressed as bananas, from Singlish to kiasuism, and from Singaporeans at domestic to Singaporeans overseas, Humphreys explores all features of Singaporean existence, taking within the points of interest, dissecting the tradition and illuminating each one position and individual together with his perceptive and witty observations.

Written by means of somebody who's instantly either insider and outsider, the ebook is splendidly humorous and disarmingly sincere portrait of Singapore and its humans.

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Traveling With Your Pet: The AAA PetBook

Annual updates make this the main entire trip consultant for these touring with pets around the U.S. and Canada. locate greater than 15,000 pet-friendly AAA authorized inns, eating places and campgrounds. realize lots of areas for kin enjoyable together with puppy parks, pet-friendly nationwide public lands and sights with puppy lodgings. See winners and runners up from the once a year AAA PetBook® picture Contest at the covers and in a 16-page insert.

The easy-to-use advisor packs a wealth of priceless features:
• puppy guidelines, standards and charges for AAA authorized lodges
• AAA authorized eating places that let pets in outdoor eating areas
• Pet-friendly campgrounds and RV parks
• checklist of animal clinics and pet-related agencies
• guidance for getting ready canine and cats for car and air commute
• functional recommendation approximately packing, defense and health
• U.S./Canada border crossing procedures

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Round Ireland in Low Gear

'You've had a few lovely loopy rules on your lifestyles, Newby, yet this can be the craziest.' Grandmother Wanda Newby was once exasperated after non-stop rain, snow, and gales that knocked from her motorcycle. two times. to prevent different travelers, Eric Newby had determined that the depths of wintry weather could be the absolute best time to discover eire via mountain motorcycle. extra astounding nonetheless, he controlled to cajole Wanda, his long-suffering spouse and life-long co-traveller, to accompany him - almost always, she admitted, to 'keep him out of trouble'. Lashed through wintry weather storms, fuelled by way of Guinness and warmed by means of thermal undies, their panniers encumbered with old books on eire, the aged adventurers cycle the highways and byways, encountering hospitable locals, swaying saints and ferocious canines. From the shorelines of Donegal to the holy mountains, Newby courses the reader on a story of mishap and magic, all in his personal odd sort of humour and grace, relishing his endless interest of the area and his insatiable quest for experience.

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Fodor's Caribbean 2015 (Full-color Travel Guide)

In extraordinary full-color, Fodor's Caribbean 2015 covers virtually 50 locations within the Caribbean, from the Dominican Republic and Trinidad & Tobago, to Turks & Caicos or even Montserrat. The consultant reports the simplest every one island has to supply, together with actions, inns, eating places, nightspots, retailers, and extra. it is a entire making plans instrument that might support tourists prepare the correct journey to an island paradise.
aggressive virtue: Fodor's Caribbean 2015 is the one accomplished, full-color consultant to the sector that's released and up-to-date every year.
accelerated assurance: The Caribbean is ever-changing, and this version contains new lodges, eating places, activities and task clothing stores, and attractions.
ILLUSTRATED good points: precise "Fodor's good points" in the course of the consultant light up the main unique elements of Caribbean tradition and background, together with the age of pirates and buccaneers; the numerous assorted cuisines of the quarter; dance and tune; and actions resembling sportfishing, diving and snorkeling, and chartering a yacht.
imperative journey making plans instruments: An island finder is helping tourists opt for the proper Caribbean vacation spot. each one bankruptcy opens with 4 pages that come with an island map, the head purposes to head, and different crucial info to aid viewers plan their time effectively.
DISCERNING innovations: Fodor's Caribbean 2015 bargains savvy suggestion and suggestions from neighborhood writers to aid tourists utilize their time. Fodor's selection designates our greatest choices, from motels to nightlife.
comprises: Aruba, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St. Barth, St. Lucia, St. Martin, Turks & Caicos, US Virgin Islands, and more.
approximately FODOR'S AUTHORS: each one Fodor's go back and forth advisor is researched and written by means of neighborhood specialists.

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