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"The best descriptive book on Communist Russia I have come across by any author, Russian or non-Russian" . . Sir Robert Bruce Lockhart.
Mauritius. Popular, compact guides for discovering the very best of country, regional and city destinations.
The sub-title " From the Pyrenees to Portugal by Road" neatly sums up the contents of this book and The Listener's comment that "Miss Macauley evidently enjoyed herself enormously and in this enthralling book she hands on to her readers a generous s...
When in 1987 Miranda France spent a year living in Madrid, the post-dictatorship ebullience was at its height - pornography and soft drugs were legalized alongside more basic freedoms, such as divorce, party-affiliation and kissing in the street
Biographical accounts of the author's experiences during a period of living, together with his wife and young son, and trapping in the wilds of British Columbia. B/w photographs illustrate the whole.
Radio 4 Today presenter and national treasure John Humphrys' funny and engaging memoir of building a home in Greece with his son Christopher
This comes from the leading travel expert and has everything you need to plan for the perfect trip.
In Holidays in Hell America's funniest writer takes on the role of tour guide with hilarious results
90pp B&W photographs and recipes of regional traditional dishes developed from the local produce, reflecting the limited cookery techniques of the past, and some modern interpretations of recipes
Accounts of the main events of the author's eight solo, collecting expeditions in New Guinea and the South-west Pacific are set forth here, together with their prelude, to present a more or less complete picture of part of her adventurous life.
The Thomas Cook Traveller to San Francisco Comes from the world's leading travel expert and has everything you need to plan the perfect trip
"The jungle took possession of us as soon as we entered the Amazon . . . . . . . .
Discover Britain's heritage with this annually updated, colourful guide. Plan a visit to a beautiful garden, historic castle or one of many exciting theme parks
An Expedition Up the Tana River.
'We've left a lot of men in Borneo - know what I mean?' With their SAS trainer's warnings ringing in their ears, the naturalist, Redmond O'Hanlon, and the poet, James Fenton, set out to rediscover the lost rhinoceros of Borneo
Anxious to stem his middle age spread, Alan Plowright began to walk over the moors near his home in West Yorkshire
Largely factual account of two Jesuits 16th. century journey to China in with the intention of introducing Christianity to this relatively unknown region and its powerful rulers.
National Trust 2007 Edition.
When powerful geological forces formed the island of Cyprus in the warm waters of the Mediterranean they created two very different mountain ranges separated by a remarkable flat plain and a splendid coastline of bays, inlets, and beaches.