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Homeplace: A Southern Town, a Country Legend, and the Last Days of a Mountaintop Honky-Tonk

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Pdf:Homeplace: A Southern Town, a Country Legend, and the Last Days of a Mountaintop Honky-Tonk.An intimate account of country music, social change, and a vanishing way of life as a Shenandoah town collides with the twenty-first century Winchester, Virginia is an emblematic American town. When John Lingan first traveled there, it was to seek out Jim McCoy: local honky-tonk owner and the DJ who first gave airtime to a brassy-voiced singer known as Patsy Cline, setting her on a course for fame that outlasted her tragically short life. What Lingan found was a town in the midst of an identity crisis.   As the U.S. economy and American culture have transformed in recent decades, the ground under centuries-old social codes has shifted, throwing old folkways into chaos. Homeplace teases apart the tangle of class, race, and family origin that still defines the town, and illuminates questions that now dominate our national conversation—about how we move into the future without pretending our past doesn't exist, about what we salvage and what we leave behind. Lingan writes in “penetrating, soulful ways about the intersection between place and personality, individual and collective, spirit and song.”*   * Leslie Jamison, author of The Empathy Exams

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Gray Malin: Italy

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Pdf:Gray Malin: Italy.About the Author Gray Malin is a fine-art photographer and the New York Times bestselling author of Beaches and Escape. His work hangs in homes across the world and can be found in both private and public collections. He lives in the West Hollywood area of Los Angeles with his husband and dog.    Read more

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Paris Page-A-Day Gallery Calendar 2019

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Pdf:Paris Page-A-Day Gallery Calendar 2019.About the Author Workman Publishing Company has been producing award-winning calendars, cookbooks, parenting guides, and children’s titles, as well as gardening, humor, self-help, and business books, since 1968. From our What to Expect® pregnancy and parenting series and Page-A-Day® Calendars to the iconic 1,000 Places to See Before You Die® and Brain Quest® children's products, our wide range of high-quality non-fiction titles and products inspire, educate, and entertain readers around the globe. Read more

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Wish I Was Here: The World’s Most Extraordinary Places on and Beyond the Seashore

Pdf Travel Wish I Was Here: The World’s Most Extraordinary Places on and Beyond the Seashore

Pdf:Wish I Was Here: The World’s Most Extraordinary Places on and Beyond the Seashore.About the Author Sebastiaan Bedaux works as a freelance lifestyle and travel journalist for several renowned Belgian magazines and newspapers. For the past ten years he has been travelling the world and writing about his holiday experiences on his award-winning travel blog, ambassador.land. Read more

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The Best Loved Villages of France

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Pdf:The Best Loved Villages of France.Review “Looking for a gift for a France-obsessed traveler? This beautiful new coffee table book from the venerable Flammarion publishing house is sure to inspire wanderlust. The Best Loved Villages of France showcases 44 diverse hamlets, highlighting hidden treasures and local wisdom…the resulting book beautifully illustrates these village discoveries. A celebration of rural heritage, The Best Loved Villages of France also serves as a delightful travel guide for plotting your next France journey.” –France Today Read more About the Author Stéphane Bern is a journalist for Le Figaro and a popular radio and television personality in France. He is the author of several biographies of royal families and society figures as well as coauthor of Highland Living: Landscape, Style, and Traditions of Scotland. Read more

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Spectacular Scotland

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Pdf:Spectacular Scotland.Review “Within these pages, you’ll find bucolic Highland panoramas dotted with sheep and portraits of castles—some of which, [author, Gracie] concedes, are “so much the better” for existing in a state of “romantic ruin.” But there’s a sense of balance at work: Edinburgh may be showcased on one page as a city paved with antiquated cobblestones while on the next it’s revealed as a contemporary capital—animated by its vibrant citizens.” ~Metrosource Read more About the Author James Gracie, a Scot born and bred, is a distinguished travel writer who has written many guidebooks about his native country. He is a regular contributor of travel- and heritage-related features to several national newspapers and magazines, including The Glasgow Herald, Daily Record, Scots Magazine, The Highlander, and Scottish Field. Read more

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The Spirit of Place 2019 Mini Calendar

Pdf Travel The Spirit of Place 2019 Mini Calendar

Pdf:The Spirit of Place 2019 Mini Calendar.Easy to read grids on 7 x 7 pages Printed on high quality paper Holidays & moon phases noted Punch hole for hanging John Gavrilis is an award-winning photographer whose images capture the essence of some of the world's most extraordinary places. His magnificent portraits of nature capture the true spirit of our natural world. The Spirit of Place 2019 calendar will take your breath away with enthralling full-color imagery.

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Appalachian Trail 2019 Wall Calendar

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Pdf:Appalachian Trail 2019 Wall Calendar.For anyone who loves the outdoors or dreams of taking this legendary hike, the Appalachian Trail 2019 Wall Calendar, published with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, explores the highlights of this famous route.This calendar features stunning photographs, maps, and informative captions about the Appalachian Trail, as well as many points of natural and cultural history.

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The Normandy Battlefields: D-Day and the Bridgehead

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Pdf:The Normandy Battlefields: D-Day and the Bridgehead.Review 'This lushly illustrated coffee table book is aimed at armchair travelers and Normandy visitors alike. The historical text is solid; then then vs now pictures remind us that time heals at least some wounds.' (World War II)'...details what can be seen on the ground today using a mixture of media to provide a complete overview of the campaign. Maps old and new highlight what has survived and what hasn’t; then-and-now photography allows fascinating comparisons with the images taken at the time—particularly the aerial views—and computer artwork provides graphic details of things that can’t be seen today. A particular aspect of the book that is worthy of note is the photograph captions. A concerted effort has been made to identify not only locations, but also the individuals contained within well known photos - including in some cases their fate, during the battle for Normandy.' (Recollections of WW2) Read more About the Author Leo Marriott is a retired Air Traffic Controller who has had more than thirty books published on his specialist subjects: naval warfare and aviation. He is an experienced pilot and accomplished aerial photographer.Simon Forty was educated in Dorset and the north of England before reading history at London University’s School of Slavonic and East European Studies. He has been involved in publishing since the mid-1970s, first as editor and latterly as author. Son of author and RAC Tank Museum curator George Forty, he has continued in the family tradition writing mainly on historical and military subjects including books on the Napoleonic Wars and the two world wars. Recently he has produced a range of highly illustrated books on the Normandy battlefields, the Atlantic Wall and the liberation of the Low Countries with co-author Leo Marriott. Read more

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Legal Handbook for Photographers: The Rights and Liabilities of Making and Selling Images

Pdf Travel Legal Handbook for Photographers: The Rights and Liabilities of Making and Selling Images

Pdf:Legal Handbook for Photographers: The Rights and Liabilities of Making and Selling Images.Photographers who do not understand their basic rights tend to approach legal issues with blissful ignorance, extreme caution, or reckless abandon. Foolish souls may cross the lines to obtain images, while overly cautious photographers may miss out on once-in-a-lifetime opportunities in fear of legal repercussions. In the end, each of these photographers suffers as a result of not understanding the legal issues associated with photography. In this book, intellectual property attorney and photographers-rights advocate Bert Krages spells out exactly what you need to know to protect yourself and your business when planning, shooting, publishing, and selling your photography.

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Miami Beach Deco

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Pdf:Miami Beach Deco.Review  'If you have an architecture aficionado or Art Deco lover on your gift list, this is the book for them.'-TabulousDesign.com Read more About the Author Miami resident Steven Brooke’s architectural photography and scholarship has earned him numerous honors, including the Rome Prize. He is a fellow of the American Academy in Rome and winner of the A.I.A. National Institute Honor Award for photography. Brooke has authored several books, including Rizzoli’s Views of Rome and Views of Jerusalem and the Holy Land, and photographed Miami: Mediterranean Splendor & Deco Dreams, Casa Florida, and Florida Modern. Beth Dunlop is the author of numerous books, including Rizzoli’s Aqua: Miami Modern by the Sea and Miami: Mediterranean Splendor & Deco Dreams. She is editor-in-chief of Home Miami magazine and an award-winning architecture critic of the Miami Herald. Read more

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The Hidden Canyon: A River Journey

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Pdf:The Hidden Canyon: A River Journey.Review 'Blaustein's color photographs are spectacular.' - Los Angeles Times'I cannot recall a better collection of Grand Canyon photographs than these.' - Library Journal Read more About the Author John Blaustein started rowing in the Grand Canyon in 1970 as one of the first river guides with Martin Litton's Grand Canyon Dories. Having been a guide on more than 80 trips during his 40+ years on the river, Blaustein still rows the river once or twice a year. In addition to photographing the Grand Canyon, he does commercial assignments that have taken him around the world. Blaustein lives in Berkeley, California.Edward Abbey (1927–1989) was a novelist, essayist, social critic, and outspoken defender of the American wilderness. His many books include Desert Solitaire and The Monkey Wrench Gang.Martin Litton (1917-2014) was the founder of Grand Canyon Dories and the recipient of the John Muir Award—the Sierra Club’s most prestigious honor. In 2004, Litton celebrated his 87th birthday by rowing a dory down the 277 miles of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon and became the oldest person in the world to do so.Kevin Fedarko has written for Outside, Esquire, National Geographic Adventure, and other publications and was on the staff of Time Magazine. His book, The Emerald Mile, won the National Outdoor Book Award and the Reading the West Award and was a New York Times bestseller. Read more

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Dinosaur Coloring Books for Kids: Dinosaur Coloring Books for Kids 3-8, 6-8, Toddlers, Boys Best Birthday Gifts (Dinosaur Coloring Book Gift)

Pdf Travel Dinosaur Coloring Books for Kids: Dinosaur Coloring Books for Kids 3-8, 6-8, Toddlers, Boys Best Birthday Gifts (Dinosaur Coloring Book Gift)

Pdf:Dinosaur Coloring Books for Kids: Dinosaur Coloring Books for Kids 3-8, 6-8, Toddlers, Boys Best Birthday Gifts (Dinosaur Coloring Book Gift).ON SALE FOR A LIMITED TIME GET YOUR COPY RIGHT NOW!Regular Price: $9.99 Special Discount $6.99 (SAVE 60%) Dinosaur coloring books for kids, toddlers, boys and girls is perfect for anyone who loves dinosaurs Features full-page illustrations of dinosaurs such as Tyrannosaurus Rex, Stegosaurus, Triceratops, Brontosaurus, and more. A great way to become acquainted with dinosaurs, this exciting book will also teach you new words and having fun with coloring!. Buy it Now!This is the perfect inspirational dinosaur coloring books for kids ages 4-8, boys, girls, and kids of all ages to express their creativity, relax and have fun!This coloring books for kids ages 4-8 is great for kids of all ages and makes the perfect gift dinosaur coloring books for kids toddlers in your life!Dinosaur coloring books for kids are the perfect way to aid relaxation, relieve stress and discover your inner-artistAnd help you step away from the computer, television set or the tablet. Help her express her creativity while enjoying herself as she colors these beautiful, calming and inspiring pictures dinosaur coloring books for kids toddlers Beautiful, Fun, and Relaxing Coloring Pages Coloring Books for Kids ages 4-8Every page you color will pull you into a relaxing world where your responsibilities will seem to fade away… Single Image Per PageEach image is printed on black-backed pages to prevent bleed-through Display Your ArtworkYou can display your artwork with a standard 8.5" x 11" frame Makes the Perfect GiftSurprise that special someone in your life and make them smile Buy two copies and enjoy coloring together Now on SaleRegular Price: $9.99 - SAVE $6.99 (60% OFF) - Limited Time Only!Buy Dinosaur coloring books for kids toddlers This Book Now! Scroll to the top of the page and click the Add to Cart button.This Book is ideal for: coloring books for kids ages 4-8,dinosaur coloring books for kids toddlers, dinosaur coloring books, dinosaur coloring books for kids, dinosaur coloring books for toddlers, dinosaur coloring books for boys, dinosaur coloring books for girls, dinosaur coloring books for kids 3-8, kids coloring books

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Surf Craft: Design and the Culture of Board Riding (The MIT Press)

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Pdf:Surf Craft: Design and the Culture of Board Riding (The MIT Press).Review Anyone interested in design or surfing or both cannot fail to be enchanted by this beautiful book.... High-quality photographs of the exhibited boards, both traditional and modern, are accompanied by Kenvin's thoughtful commentary on the history of surf board design.―Fiona Capp, Sydney Morning HeraldIn his gorgeous and learned new book, Surf Craft: Design and the Culture of Board Riding Richard Kenvin makes a strong case that surfboards should be considered works of art.―John McMurtrie, San Francisco ChronicleRichard Kenvin traces the history of surfing from an exclusive pursuit of Hawaiian royals―the 1% scored the most bouyant boards―to the post-Gidget era of big-money competition. Where long or short, wood or fiberglass―all gorgeously photographed here―surfboards have retained their basic uplifting function. Readers may be surprised at how many funky variations board designers have produced over the years―and how beautiful they can be.―The Wall Street JournalA beautiful coffee table book stuffed with stunning images of the boards on display from the exhibition. It's worth buying simply for the photos alone, but Surf Craft also includes a thoughtfully-written 40-page introduction by Kenvin that traces the evolution of surfboard design, and also explains how meticulous handcraftmanship can inform modern high volume commercially-made surf craft; it's a well-reasoned take on how ramping up surfboard production in the '60s didn't necessarily kill the beauty and art of surfboards.―Surfer Magazine Read more About the Author Richard Kenvin is Director of the Hydrodynamica Project. He writes for The Surfer's Journal and is the guest curator of the Surf Craft exhibition. Read more

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Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: East Coast USA

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Pdf:Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: East Coast USA.Review 'For daydreamers and explorers alike, Phaidon's new design-led travel guide to the USA's East Coast is the perfect companion... Road trips are as American as apple pie, diners and, it seems, émigré Mid-Century Modern architects... [A] beautifully curated guide... Provides an insight into the movement's iconic buildings as well as hidden gems along the way. Whether you decide to read it and daydream or book a trip and explore in person is up to you.'—BrummellMagazine.co.uk'The great American road trip is a rite of passage glorified by numerous literary icons, filmmakers and photographers alike, but in Phaidon's new tome, Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: East Coast USA, writer Sam Lubell and photographer Darren Bradley challenge the reader to uncover the east coast's rich architectural stories on a route less travelled.'—AnOthermag.com'A field guide to modern architecture.'—Albany Times-Union Tribune'Provides an introduction to the revelatory and inspiring charm of the East Coast's Mid-Century Modern masterpieces.'—ArchDaily'Pure joy for architecture and design lovers... with enticing photographs illustrating an incredible adventure... This book is a feast to the eyes. The lovely images of the constructions put me right in the mood to think about a design-led trip. It has a lot of information from each building that makes you never stop turning the pages. Even after putting the book down, I found myself picking it up to check out more details about the places listed in this fantastic guide.'—HotAndChilli.com'A compact book through which readers can explore the history behind each Modernist structure ? and perhaps find a bit of inspiration to see the sights themselves.'—Culture Trip'A great gift for any architect with wanderlust or a Mid-century fascination.'—Metropolis Online'An indispensable companion for travels up or down I-95, and an ideal pendant to the authors' 2016 West Coast guide, this beautifully photographed book gets away from the usual subjects and introduces you to the modernism of New Hampshire, the commercial architecture of Harlem, and sublime beauties in Sarasota.'—Curbed'These themed travel guides cater to travel and architecture lovers everywhere.'—PeterGreenberg.com Read more About the Author Sam Lubell has written eight books about architecture, including California Captured and Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: West Coast USA, both from Phaidon. He is a Contributing Editor at The Architect's Newspaper and writes for The New York Times, Wallpaper, Dwell, Wired, The Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, Architectural Record, Architect Magazine, Contract, Architectural Review and other publications.Darren Bradley is a Southern California-based architectural photographer and lecturer, active in the preservation of Mid-Century Modern architecture. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including large-format books and magazines such as Architectural Record, Domus, and Dwell. Read more

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Hidden Villages of Britain: Histories and Tradition Past and Present

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Pdf:Hidden Villages of Britain: Histories and Tradition Past and Present.About the Author Clare Gogerty is an award-winning editor and writer. She is the former editor of Coast magazine and is also the author of The National Trust Book of the Coast (Pavilion). She writes on a variety of subjects including UK travel, homes, and interiors. Read more

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City of Light: The Making of Modern Paris

Pdf Travel City of Light: The Making of Modern Paris

Pdf:City of Light: The Making of Modern Paris.Review 'The demolition and rebuilding of Paris during the Second Empire was, then as now, a subject of impassioned disagreement.... [An] astute, gossipy history.'―New Yorker'Highly readable... Christiansen grounds Haussmann's story in the political turmoil of the times.'―Wall Street Journal'Witty, learned and informative...This little book will make you want to walk the expansive elegance of Paris, as well as its back streets, from one end to the other, seeking of French history in the sites it brings so vividly to life.'―New York Times Book Review 'If you are heading for Paris...be sure to put City of Light in your bag...Rupert Christiansen's account of the destruction and rebuilding [of Paris] is masterly-vivid, dramatic...and ultimately tragic.'―Sunday Times (UK)'Good reading for all lovers of the City of Light.'―Booklist (starred review)'A concise yet admirably thorough account of the reinvention of one of the world's great cities...Engrossing.'―Kirkus'A valuable contribution to modern French and urban history.'―Publishers Weekly'Brisk, vivid, and unexpectedly stirring.'―Mail on Sunday'Christiansen writes about the streets he clearly loves with wit and élan...Christiansen's splendidly illustrated book made this homesick expat look at Paris with new eyes.'―Times'If you are heading for Paris...be sure to put City of Light in your bag...Rupert Christiansen's account of the destruction and rebuilding [of Paris] is masterly-vivid, dramatic...and ultimately tragic.'―Sunday Times Read more About the Author Rupert Christiansen has been writing about the arts for the Daily Telegraph since 1996. His many books include Prima Donna, Paris Babylon, and Romantic Affinities, which received the Somerset Maugham Award. A fellow of the Royal Society of Literature since 1997, he teaches at Keble College, Oxford and lives in London. Read more

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500 Keto Instant Pot Recipes Cookbook: For Instant Weight Loss (Keto Diet cookbook)

Pdf Travel 500 Keto Instant Pot Recipes Cookbook: For Instant Weight Loss (Keto Diet cookbook)

Pdf:500 Keto Instant Pot Recipes Cookbook: For Instant Weight Loss (Keto Diet cookbook).500 Keto Instant Pot recipes for Quick Weight-Loss & Easy Cooking in 2019 with 30-Day Meal Plan for Beginners!This Keto Diet cookbook is devoted to both beginner cooks and advanced users, passionate about healthy and fat-burning meals.In this Keto recipe cookbook you will find the following:Craveable and Irresistible keto recipes to make in your Instant PotModern Technique that will change the way you cookTips & Tricks on how to use the Instant Pot in the best possible way whilst on KetoLots of Delicious & Savory Meals made in no time with no-fussThis Keto cookbook is a will guide you if you are the type of person who loves friedfood and easy recipes!

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At Home: Isabel López-Quesada at Home

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Pdf:At Home: Isabel López-Quesada at Home.Review 'She is one of the many stars of interior design, and here readers are treated to an intimate, inside look at her homes in Spain and France--all photographed by the inimitable Miguel Flores-Vianna.'  (Milieu) Read more About the Author Isabel López-Quesada is a Spanish interior designer who has worked all over the world—throughout Spain and the Mediterranean, the United States, Japan, and the Caribbean. Miguel Flores-Vianna is an editor, writer, and photographer whose work is regularly published in T, Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, Cabana, Milieu, and Vogue, and featured in his book, Haute Bohemians. Read more

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PhotoCity New York (Lonely Planet)

Pdf Travel PhotoCity New York (Lonely Planet)

Pdf:PhotoCity New York (Lonely Planet).One photographer. One complete picture. We present 24 hours in the life of one of the world's most iconic cities. From sunrise to after sunset, from famous landmarks to lesser-known neighbourhoods, this celebration of New York is packed with local insights and visual stories to showcase what makes the city truly great. As a chronological day-in-the-life story, this photobook captures the city's early risers to late-night clubbers, its chaotic, busy streets and oases of calm, striking architecture and green, open spaces. As a portrait of local life, it provides an intimate, insider's guide to New York, documenting its patchwork of neighbourhoods and the people who call them home. PhotoCity New York is the perfect book for those who dream of visiting the city, while making a great companion for those who know and love the Big Apple. Also available: PhotoCity London and PhotoCity Paris. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.

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Humans of New York

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Pdf:Humans of New York.Based on the blog with more than four million loyal fans, a beautiful, heartfelt, funny, and inspiring collection of photographs and stories capturing the spirit of a cityNow an instant #1 New York Times bestseller, Humans of New York began in the summer of 2010, when photographer Brandon Stanton set out to create a photographic census of New York City. Armed with his camera, he began crisscrossing the city, covering thousands of miles on foot, all in an attempt to capture New Yorkers and their stories. The result of these efforts was a vibrant blog he called "Humans of New York," in which his photos were featured alongside quotes and anecdotes. The blog has steadily grown, now boasting millions of devoted followers. Humans of New York is the book inspired by the blog. With four hundred color photos, including exclusive portraits and all-new stories, Humans of New York is a stunning collection of images that showcases the outsized personalities of New York.Surprising and moving, Humans of New York is a celebration of individuality and a tribute to the spirit of the city.

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PhotoCity London (Lonely Planet)

Pdf Travel PhotoCity London (Lonely Planet)

Pdf:PhotoCity London (Lonely Planet).One photographer. One complete picture. We present 24 hours in the life of one of the world's most iconic cities. From sunrise to after sunset, from famous landmarks to lesser-known neighbourhoods, this celebration of London is packed with local insights and visual stories to showcase what makes the city truly great. As a chronological day-in-the-life story, this photobook captures the city's early risers to late-night clubbers, its chaotic, busy streets and oases of calm, striking architecture and green, open spaces. As a portrait of local life, it provides an intimate, insider's guide to London, documenting its patchwork of neighbourhoods and the people who call them home. PhotoCity London is the perfect book for those who dream of visiting the city, while making a great companion for those who know and love England's capital. Also available: PhotoCity New York and PhotoCity Paris. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.

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A Guide to the Gardens of Kyoto

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Pdf:A Guide to the Gardens of Kyoto.About the Author Marc Treib is Professor of Architecture Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, a practicing graphic designer, and a noted historian and critic of landscape and architecture. He has published widely on modern and historical subjects in the United States, Japan, and Scandinavia. Read more

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The Scottish Bothy Bible

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Pdf:The Scottish Bothy Bible.Review Winner of Travel Guidebook of the Year 2017 (TravMedia Awards) Read more About the Author Geoff Allan is Scotland’s premier bothy expert: founder of the ‘Bothies on a Bike’ blog he has hiked, biked and slept the night in each and every Scottish bothy. Trained as a surveyor, he is a professional photographer and joint maintenance office for an MBA bothy on the Isle of Rum. He is Scottish and lives in Edinburgh. Read more

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Backroads of Texas (Back Roads)

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Pdf:Backroads of Texas (Back Roads).Veer off the interstate and explore strange, sublime, and breathtaking sights. It's all available on the backroads of Texas.Texas is the second largest state in the United States, and you can be sure it's home to plenty of incredible sights waiting just off the beaten path. Backroads of Texas guides readers off the main drag where they can find intriguing sites, offbeat characters, and glorious landscapes. These are the sights normally missed by interstate-centric travelers.The book includes thirty backroad drives and excursions that take travelers into the boondocks where all the craziest natural sights occur. Watch frenzied bats as they fly by the thousands from San Angelo's Foster Road Bridge. Catch your breath as you drink in the majestic Guadalupe Mountains. Get ready for goosebumps when you spelunk into the shadowy depths of Inner Space Cavern, and try not to get spooked when you see the paranormal "ghost lights" near the eclectic town of Marfa. These off-road sights are what truly set the Lone Star State apart from its neighbors.Completely reimagined for a new generation of road-trip takers and explorers, Backroads of Texas is lavishly illustrated with photographs, maps, and vintage advertising of Texas's many scenic, historic, and cultural attractions. You think you know what Texas looks like? Think again. Backroads of Texas has something to surprise and excite everyone.

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Celestial Yosemite

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Pdf:Celestial Yosemite.About the Author Kristal Leonard is a visual artist specializing in landscape photography and astrophotography. She has worked extensively in Yosemite, California, her home for more than 17 years. Always fascinated with the night sky, she shares her photos of the night sky with a growing fanbase and collectors alike. Read more

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The Official Outlander Coloring Book: An Adult Coloring Book

Pdf Travel The Official Outlander Coloring Book: An Adult Coloring Book

Pdf:The Official Outlander Coloring Book: An Adult Coloring Book.About the Author Diana Gabaldon is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the wildly popular Outlander novels—Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, Drums of Autumn, The Fiery Cross, A Breath of Snow and Ashes (for which she won a Quill Award and the Corine International Book Prize), An Echo in the Bone, and Written in My Own Heart’s Blood—as well as the related Lord John Grey books Lord John and the Private Matter, Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade, Lord John and the Hand of Devils, and The Scottish Prisoner; two works of nonfiction, The Outlandish Companion, Volumes 1 and 2; the Outlander graphic novel The Exile, and The Official Outlander Coloring Book. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her husband. Read more

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GRAFF: The Art & Technique of Graffiti

Pdf Travel GRAFF: The Art & Technique of Graffiti

Pdf:GRAFF: The Art & Technique of Graffiti.About the Author Scape Martinez creates with spray enamel, house paint, markers, acrylic and watercolor. He owns and operates two youth clothing lines, Liquidscape and Respect, Inc., and is an arts advocate for kids. He is regularly featured in exhibits; does murals and designs; lectures and teaches in the San Jose area and beyond. He's been featured in Artweek, San Jose Mercury News, Melro, San Jose City Times and The Times of San Jose City College. www.liquidscape.com Read more

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Banksy Locations & Tours Volume 1: A Collection of Graffiti Locations and Photographs in London, England

Pdf Travel Banksy Locations & Tours Volume 1: A Collection of Graffiti Locations and Photographs in London, England

Pdf:Banksy Locations & Tours Volume 1: A Collection of Graffiti Locations and Photographs in London, England.Review “Are you a big fan of Banksy and got no plans this summer? Then this is the perfect book for you. A no-nonsense travel guide to all his London locations.”  —Waterstones“Martin Bull charts the mysterious appearances—and sadly, sloppy destruction—of Banksy graffiti all over London, complete with maps and notes on the present condition of his works. Bull’s unpretentious style and dedication to graffiti art comes across in everything he writes.”  —London Sketchbook Read more About the Author Martin Bull is a London-based photographer, fan, curator, and promoter of street art. Read more

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The Case Against Sugar

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Pdf:The Case Against Sugar.From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick. Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever. Obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. And sugar is at the root of these, and other, critical, society-wide, health-related problems. With his signature command of both science and straight talk, Gary Taubes delves into Americans' history with sugar: its uses as a preservative, as an additive in cigarettes, the contemporary overuse of high-fructose corn syrup. He explains what research has shown about our addiction to sweets. He clarifies the arguments against sugar, corrects misconceptions about the relationship between sugar and weight loss, and provides the perspective necessary to make informed decisions about sugar as individuals and as a society.

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Be Our Guest: Perfecting the Art of Customer Service (Disney Institute Book, A)

Pdf Travel Be Our Guest: Perfecting the Art of Customer Service (Disney Institute Book, A)

Pdf:Be Our Guest: Perfecting the Art of Customer Service (Disney Institute Book, A).About the Author Ted Kinni has authored thirteen business books. He has ghostwritten seven books for Booz & Company, Prime Resource Group, The Walt Disney Company, LIF Group, and IMPAQ, Inc. He is also an active business journalist, whose articles and book reviews have appeared in a wide variety of periodicals, including cover stories in Harvard Management Update, Across the Board, Training, Selling Power, Quality Digest, and Corporate University Review. Read more

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The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World Trivia: A Ride-By-Ride Exploration Of The History, Facts, And Secrets Behind The Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, And Disney's Animal Kingdom

Pdf Travel The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World Trivia: A Ride-By-Ride Exploration Of The History, Facts, And Secrets Behind The Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, And Disney's Animal Kingdom

Pdf:The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World Trivia: A Ride-By-Ride Exploration Of The History, Facts, And Secrets Behind The Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, And Disney's Animal Kingdom.From the Author You're planning a trip to Walt Disney World; you have a long car ride or flight to get there; or maybe you just can't get enough of your favorite vacation destination and enjoy spending your leisure time talking about it with friends and family. Here is your chance to show what you know...and learn something new in the process.Hidden Magic Trivia is an interactive guide, posing questions, sharing fun facts, and prompting you to look for interesting tidbits while you're in the parks. Each attraction has a multiple choice question, a harder fill-in-the-blank question, and a Fun Fact you can enjoy before you leave, while you're in transit, and once you reach the parks. When you arrive, each attraction has a Look For; something special to seek out that adds extra insight to your touring.All four theme parks have their own scavenger hunt, too, perfect for avoiding longer queues mid-day or in peak seasons.Traveling with younger children? They have their own special hunt, with easy-to-find locations throughout the parks. Of course, older kids and adults might want to give it a whirl even if they don't have youngsters in tow.What about the real die-hard fan in your group? They aren't forgotten either, with the Disney for Die-Hards scavenger hunt. This is serious bragging rights territory, but don't be daunted if you're new to the parks. You can figure these posers out if you put your mind to it!Hidden Magic Trivia isn't your granddaddy's trivia book; it's trivia with a twist! Read more About the Author Susan Veness is an international travel writer, researcher, online content provider, and itinerary planner specializing in Florida, Disney, Orlando’s theme parks, and cruising. She is the author of four books in The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World series, and co-author of The Brit Guide to Orlando and the biography Defying Expectations. She has been visiting Walt Disney World since it opened in 1971 and, with a home just minutes from the Mouse, she continues to tour the parks on a regular basis. Read more

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The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World Trivia: A Ride-by-Ride Exploration of the History, Facts, and Secrets Behind the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Disney's Animal Kingdom

Pdf Travel The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World Trivia: A Ride-by-Ride Exploration of the History, Facts, and Secrets Behind the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Disney's Animal Kingdom

Pdf:The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World Trivia: A Ride-by-Ride Exploration of the History, Facts, and Secrets Behind the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Disney's Animal Kingdom.Test your knowledge of Disney's little-known facts and history!You've been to Disney World hundreds of times and can rattle off the entire spiel for the Jungle Cruise from memory, but how much do you really know about these imaginative theme parks and their attractions? From the fastest rides and the tallest sculptures to the parks' enchanting history and hidden gems, this trivia challenge doesn't miss a single detail - no matter how small. Full of Disney's best-kept secrets and facts, you will spend hours racking your brain trying to figure out answers to questions such as, "What is the name of the award Walt Disney created for special Cast Members?" and "What is so special about the dentures Dr. Winch is promoting at Country Bear Jamboree?"A treasure trove of challenging Disney World trivia, this book is guaranteed to stump even the biggest Mickey Mouse fan!

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The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney's Dream

Pdf Travel The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney's Dream

Pdf:The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney's Dream.The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney's Dream is the story of how Walt Disney's greatest creation was conceived, nurtured, and how it grew into a source of joy and inspiration for generations of visitors. Despite his successors' battles with the whims of history and their own doubts and egos, Walt's vision maintained momentum, thrived, and taught future generations how to do it Walt Disney's way.

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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster

Pdf Travel Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster

Pdf:Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster.Into Thin Air is the definitive, personal account of the deadliest season in the history of Everest by the acclaimed journalist and author of Eiger Dreams and Into the Wild. On assignment for Outside magazine, Krakauer, an accomplished climber, went to the Himalayas to report on the growing commercialization of the planet's highest mountain. Everest has always been a dangerous mountain. From the first British expeditions in the 1920s until 1996, one climber has died for ever 4 who have attained the summit. This shocking death toll has not put a damper on the burgeoning business of guided ascents, however, in which amateur alpinists with alarmingly disparate skills are ushered up the mountain for a $65,000 fee. To ascend into the thin, frigid air above 26,000 feet - the cruising altitude of a commercial jetliner - is an inherently irrational act. The environment is unimaginably harsh, the margin for error miniscule. Krakauer examines what it is about Everest that has compelled so many people - including himself - to throw caution to the wind, ignore the concern of loved ones, and willingly subject themselves to such risk, hardship, and expense. Written with emotional clarity and supported by his unimpeachable reporting, Krakauer's frank eyewitness account of what happened on the roof of the world is a singular achievement.

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The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change

Pdf Travel The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change

Pdf:The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change.Review 'For anyone with a big dream to transform the world, this book will show you how to get it done.' (Sir Richard Branson)“A compelling and singular story filled with universal truths everyone needs to hear.” (United States Senator Cory Booker)'A remarkably inspiring story that shares the essential lessons to creating a life of meaning, passion and purpose.' (Deepak Chopra, Founder of The Chopra Foundation)“A vivid, heartfelt account of the power of education and the ability of one person to impact the world.” (Wendy Kopp, Founder of Teach For America and Co-Founder & CEO of Teach For All)“Braun takes you on a mesmerizing round-the-world adventure, while sharing the concrete steps necessary to turn your own ideas into reality. He has his finger on the pulse of what's next and when he speaks you should be listening.” (Keith Ferrazzi, #1 NY Times bestselling author of Never Eat Alone and Who's Got Your Back)“A perfect step-by-step guide to building the life you've always wanted on your own terms. . . Start reading and don't put the book down until you're finished.” (Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia and New York Times bestselling author of Jab, Jab, Jab Right Hook and Crush It!)'Braun's lessons are memorable, accessible, and powerful. This is a must-read, and a must-re-read, and a must-keep-in-view-on-bookshelf kind of book.' (Jessica Jackley, Co-Founder of Kiva)'[An] exuberant testimony to the power of idealism. . . Braun’s story forcefully presents the advantages of silencing the head andlistening to the heart.' (Publishers Weekly starred review and Book of the Week)'[Braun] skillfully weaves together his personal memoir and the professional challenges he faced... Informative and inspiring.' (Kirkus Reviews)“Braun combines his laid-back storytelling style with simple yet sage advice….The Promise of a Pencil is engaging, instructive and inspiring reading for anyone who wants to change his or her life, change the world, or simply feel better about humanity.” (Success Magazine) Read more About the Author Adam Braun is the Founder of Pencils of Promise, an award-winning for-purpose organization that has built more than 200 schools across Africa, Asia, and Latin America and delivered over 30 million educational hours to children in poverty. PoP was founded with just $25 and has grown under Braun’s stewardship with his unique approach that blends nonprofit idealism with for-profit business principles. He has been a featured speaker at the White House, Clinton Global Initiative, and United Nations. All proceeds from The Promise of a Pencil will go to support Pencils of Promise. Read more

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Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business

Pdf Travel Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business

Pdf:Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business.Danny Meyer started Union Square Cafe when he was 27, with a good idea and scant experience. He is now the CEO of one of the world's most dynamic restaurant organizations, one that includes 11 unique dining establishments, each at the top of its game. How did he do it? How has he consistently beaten the odds in one of the toughest trades around? In this landmark book, Danny shares the lessons he learned while developing the winning recipe for his way of doing business � what he calls "Enlightened Hospitality". This innovative business philosophy emphasizes putting the power of hospitality to work in a new and counterintuitive way: the first and most important recipients of hospitality are the people who work for you. In descending order of priority, the next most important receivers of hospitality are guests, the community, suppliers, and investors. This way of setting priorities stands more traditional business models on their heads, but Danny considers it the foundation of every success he and his restaurants have had. Full of behind-the-scenes history on the creation of Danny's most famous restaurants, and the anecdotes, advice, and lessons he has accumulated on his long and ecstatic journey to the top, Setting the Table is a treasure trove of innovative insights applicable to any business or organization.

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Alone: Lost Overboard in the Indian Ocean

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Pdf:Alone: Lost Overboard in the Indian Ocean."Solitude is terrifying and awe-inspiring in Alone." —The Wall Street JournalIn April 2013, fifty-year-old Brett Archibald was on board a surf-charter boat, making a night-time crossing of the remote Mentawai Strait off Sumatra, Indonesia. In the middle of a storm, ill with severe food poisoning, he blacked out. When he came to, he found himself in the raging sea, sixty miles from shore. As Brett saw the lights of his boat disappearing into the darkness, it became clear that no one had seen him fall, and that no one would hear his shouts for help. He was alone in the ocean.It would be eight hours before his friends realized he was missing. At that point a frantic search began for a single man somewhere in thousands of square miles of heaving waves. The rough weather meant that no planes or helicopters could assist in the search. According to the experts, he should have died within ten to fourteen hours.Instead, Brett battled Portuguese man o' war and jellyfish, sharks, seagulls, and the stormy seas for more than 28 hours. Alone is the remarkable tale of his miraculous survival and rescue. It is also the story of what it takes to defy extraordinary odds and the incredible power of the human spirit.

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Alone: Lost Overboard in the Indian Ocean

Pdf Travel Alone: Lost Overboard in the Indian Ocean

Pdf:Alone: Lost Overboard in the Indian Ocean.Review 'This survival tale pairs action with emotion and feels ready-made for the big screen.' ―Publishers Weekly'Archibald has written a grip-the-edge-of-the-seat tense drama of his astonishing experience in April 2013...His true story is courageous, enlightening and incredibly moving.' ―Shelf Awareness Read more About the Author BRETT ARCHIBALD is an international businessman and entrepreneur. Over the course of 35 years he has built an impressive global career, which included directorship positions with a worldwide hospitality and travel corporation in Johannesburg, Sydney, Hong Kong, and London. He is currently the chairman of an events and hospitality company, as well as an inspirational speaker on the national and international circuits. He lives in Cape Town with his wife and their two children. Alone: Lost Overboard in the Indian Ocean is his autobiographical narrative about surviving 28 hours in the sea by himself. Read more

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Where Dolphins Walk: A Memoir of Bridging National Lifestyles, Positive Change and Powers of Silence

Pdf Travel Where Dolphins Walk: A Memoir of Bridging National Lifestyles, Positive Change and Powers of Silence

Pdf:Where Dolphins Walk: A Memoir of Bridging National Lifestyles, Positive Change and Powers of Silence.How so little can add up to be priceless, and how often so much can prove to be so worthless. Commercial Airline Pilot Douglas Andrew Keehn feels a tug toward something. What exactly that "something" might be he doesn't really know. Residing in a nice home in a secure neighborhood and living his boyhood dream of flying large commercial jets, a constant restlessness draws his attention to a void in his life. The only solace comes out on the water when pods of dolphins surround his boat with their playful joyful energy. He begins to explore a continent that exerts a strange pull: South America. He requests flight assignments that allow him to layover in several countries; Brazil, Argentina, and Chile--just to name a few. In each place, he notices a staggering difference between the everyday wealth and lifestyles that many Americans take for granted and the severe limitations associated with the Third World. Poverty, unemployment, and weak governmental support frequently prevent even the most motivated of people from getting ahead. Oddly, they seem to have an amazing ability to adapt, turning the darkest of moments into bright positive celebrations. What eventually stands out is a laid back attitude that's coupled with a healthy and upbeat approach to living.A focus on family, friends and friendship, relaxed conversation; fun and genuine laughter all become routinely witnessed and experienced by Doug. The people he meets remind him of the many characteristics that dolphins seemingly possess. They recognize and focus on what's truly valuable in life. When economic difficulties prompt his airline to offer extended leaves of absence, Doug leaps at the chance. He heads south and lives in Brazil for several years. A small oceanfront lot becomes the landing pad where he builds his new home. The love and guidance of a local woman helps him parse decades of regimented viewpoints and discover a new way to be. He learns to live a bit like a dolphin.His return to the US shakes with cultural shock. Many seem glued to their digital devices, rushed, and obsessed with their schedules. Through an unscripted chain of events containing subtle and strong messages, and with the dolphin's assistance, Doug learns how to integrate the best of Latin living with his North American location. Allow the many unique hints from the eyes of others to resonate. He has walked with the dolphins, and invites readers to do the same.

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Whatever You Do, Don't Run: True Tales of a Botswana Safari Guide

Pdf Travel Whatever You Do, Don't Run: True Tales of a Botswana Safari Guide

Pdf:Whatever You Do, Don't Run: True Tales of a Botswana Safari Guide.A hilarious, highly original collection of essays based on the Botswana truism: “only food runs!” With a new introduction and new material from the authorIn the tradition of Bill Bryson, a new writer brings us the lively adventures and biting wit of an African safari guide. Peter Allison gives us the guide’s-eye view of living in the bush, confronting the world’s fiercest terrain of wild animals and, most challenging of all, managing herds of gaping tourists. Passionate for the animals of the Kalahari, Allison works as a top safari guide in the wildlife-rich Okavango Delta. As he serves the whims of his wealthy clients, he often has to stop the impulse to run as far away from them as he can, as these tourists are sometimes more dangerous than a pride of lions. No one could make up these outrageous-but-true tales: the young woman who rejected the recommended safari-friendly khaki to wear a more “fashionable” hot pink ensemble; the lost tourist who happened to be drunk, half-naked, and a member of the British royal family; establishing a real friendship with the continent’s most vicious animal; the Japanese tourist who requested a repeat performance of Allison’s being charged by a lion so he could videotape it; and spending a crazy night in the wild after blowing a tire on a tour bus, revealing that Allison has as much good-natured scorn for himself. The author’s humor is exceeded only by his love and respect for the animals, and his goal is to limit any negative exposure to humans by planning trips that are minimally invasive—unfortunately it doesn’t always work out that way!New story: People often ask safari guides about the experience that frightened them the most. In this story Peter Allison tells of the time he became aware of unseen danger, and knew that somewhere within meters of him was a hunting lioness. Peter Allison is originally from Sydney, Australia. His safaris have been featured in National Geographic, Conde Nast Traveler, and on television programs such as Jack Hanna’s Animal Adventures. He travels frequently to speaking appearances, and splits most of his time between Botswana, Sydney, and San Francisco.

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JOHN MUIR Ultimate Collection: Travel Memoirs, Wilderness Essays, Environmental Studies & Letters (Illustrated): Picturesque California, The Treasures ... Redwoods, The Cruise of the Corwin and more

Pdf Travel JOHN MUIR Ultimate Collection: Travel Memoirs, Wilderness Essays, Environmental Studies & Letters (Illustrated): Picturesque California, The Treasures ... Redwoods, The Cruise of the Corwin and more

Pdf:JOHN MUIR Ultimate Collection: Travel Memoirs, Wilderness Essays, Environmental Studies & Letters (Illustrated): Picturesque California, The Treasures ... Redwoods, The Cruise of the Corwin and more.This carefully crafted ebook: "JOHN MUIR Ultimate Collection: Travel Memoirs, Wilderness Essays, Environmental Studies & Letters (Illustrated)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.Table of Contents:Picturesque CaliforniaThe Mountains of CaliforniaOur National ParksMy First Summer in the SierraThe YosemiteTravels in AlaskaStickeen: The Story of a DogThe Cruise of the CorwinA Thousand-mile Walk to the GulfSteep TrailsStudies in the SierraArticles and Speeches:The National Parks and Forest ReservationsSave the RedwoodsSnow-Storm on Mount ShastaFeatures of the Proposed Yosemite National ParkA Rival of the YosemiteThe Treasures of the YosemiteYosemite GlaciersYosemite in WinterYosemite in SpringEdward Henry HarrimanEdward Taylor ParsonsThe Hetch Hetchy Valley The Grand Cañon of the ColoradoAutobiographical:The Story of My Boyhood and YouthLetters to a FriendTribute:Alaska Days with John Muir by Samuel Hall YoungJohn Muir (1838-1914) was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, have been read by millions. His activism helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and other wilderness areas. The Sierra Club, which he founded, is a prominent American conservation organization.

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Ranger Confidential: Living, Working, And Dying In The National Parks

Pdf Travel Ranger Confidential: Living, Working, And Dying In The National Parks

Pdf:Ranger Confidential: Living, Working, And Dying In The National Parks.Review 'You'll love this book.' Ron Waters, National Outdoor Book Awards'A behind-the-scenes peak of our national parks that you won't see in any Ken Burns documentary.' Fresno Bee'Andrea tells the real story about what she calls the best job in the world, carefully picking away at the mainstream postcard- perfect image of the park ranger.' Wend MagazineA National Geographic 'Top Ten Book About U.S. Parks'...'Ranger Confidential dispenses with the wilderness romance and cuts straight to the heart of how difficult it can be to manage America's National Parks....the book delves into the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of today's park rangers.''Part Sand County Almanac, part Backpacker Magazine, Lankford's stories will have you laughing raucously one minute and planning your vactaion the next.' Sacramento Book Review Read more About the Author Andrea Lankford, a former National Park Service ranger, has performed firefighting, law enforcement, and life-saving wilderness medicine in Cape Hatteras, Zion, Yosemite, and the Grand Canyon. As a ranger, she won several awards for her work as a criminal investigator, and she implemented the 'Heat Kills. Hike Smart' public education program credited with preventing heat-related deaths at the Grand Canyon-a program that continues to save lives today. Her masochistic adventures include thru-hiking the entire Appalachian Trail, kayaking from Miami to Key West, cycling from Fairbanks to the Arctic Ocean, and being the first to mountain bike the 800-mile Arizona Trail. Andrea currently lives in Northern California. She is the author of four books, including Haunted Hikes: Spine-Tingling Tales and Trails from North America's National Parks, which was featured in USA Today, chosen by People as a 2006 Travel Pick, and described by Newsday as 'spell-binding.' Her articles have appeared in USA Today, Arizona Highways, and Backpacker.  Read more

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The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century

Pdf Travel The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century

Pdf:The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century.As heard on NPR's This American Life“Absorbing . . . Though it's non-fiction, The Feather Thief contains many of the elements of a classic thriller.” —Maureen Corrigan, NPR’s Fresh Air“One of the most peculiar and memorable true-crime books ever.” —Christian Science MonitorA rollicking true-crime adventure and a captivating journey into an underground world of fanatical fly-tiers and plume peddlers, for readers of The Stranger in the Woods, The Lost City of Z, and The Orchid Thief.On a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London's Royal Academy of Music, twenty-year-old American flautist Edwin Rist boarded a train for a suburban outpost of the British Museum of Natural History. Home to one of the largest ornithological collections in the world, the Tring museum was full of rare bird specimens whose gorgeous feathers were worth staggering amounts of money to the men who shared Edwin's obsession: the Victorian art of salmon fly-tying. Once inside the museum, the champion fly-tier grabbed hundreds of bird skins—some collected 150 years earlier by a contemporary of Darwin's, Alfred Russel Wallace, who'd risked everything to gather them—and escaped into the darkness.Two years later, Kirk Wallace Johnson was waist high in a river in northern New Mexico when his fly-fishing guide told him about the heist. He was soon consumed by the strange case of the feather thief. What would possess a person to steal dead birds? Had Edwin paid the price for his crime? What became of the missing skins? In his search for answers, Johnson was catapulted into a years-long, worldwide investigation. The gripping story of a bizarre and shocking crime, and one man's relentless pursuit of justice, The Feather Thief is also a fascinating exploration of obsession, and man's destructive instinct to harvest the beauty of nature.

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Etiquette Guide to Japan: Know the Rules that Make the Difference! (Third Edition)

Pdf Travel Etiquette Guide to Japan: Know the Rules that Make the Difference! (Third Edition)

Pdf:Etiquette Guide to Japan: Know the Rules that Make the Difference! (Third Edition).Review 'A good guide to the often complex rules of Japanese etiquette.' —Book Mice blog'Quick read with lots of interesting tidbits. Not only are rituals explored but also the ideas behind the rituals, so you learn about the behavior and the spirit of the Japanese.' —Goodreads'The chapters in this book are nice and compact and often preceded by a black-and-white page-wide photograph of the topic discussed. This makes the book easy to read, also because the clear writing style of the book makes it easy to digest the often complex etiquette of the country.' —The Travel Tester blog'The material is, for the most part, very well-written and researched, which is not surprising given the extensive experience of both the author and the editor. […] Their writing exemplifies a certain type of professionalism which is absent in many informal blogs on Japanese culture.' —Self Taught Japanese blog'Etiquette in Japan is very important. When should you bow and how deep should it be? This guide will help avoid social blunders, providing helpful advice on proper behavior in a variety of situations, such as on public transportation and in restaurants, temples, and more.' —Library Journal'An absolutely essential read for anyone who wants to learn more about Japan's culture…I give this book five enthusiastic stars!' —Nix the Norm blog Read more About the Author Boye Lafayette De Mente has been involved with Japan, China, and Korea since the late 1940s as a member of a U.S. intelligence agency, student, trade journalist, editor, and author working out of Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, and Singapore. He is a graduate of Jochi University in Tokyo and The American Institute for Foreign Trade (now Thunderbird: The School of Global Management, in Glendale, Arizona). His 70-plus books include Japan's Cultural Code Words, Business Guide to Japan, and Japan Unmasked. Geoff Botting has lived in Japan for more than a quarter-century, long enough to witness Japan's economic bubble, its bursting and the changes that came in its wake. He is a freelance translator and print and broadcast journalist, specializing in business issues. He has a degree in economics from the University of Victoria in Canada and a diploma from Kai Japanese Language School in Tokyo. Read more

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Etiquette Guide to Japan: Know the rules that make the difference!

Pdf Travel Etiquette Guide to Japan: Know the rules that make the difference!

Pdf:Etiquette Guide to Japan: Know the rules that make the difference!.Farewell to faux pas! Minding your manners is an acquired skill, but what serves you well elsewhere could trip you up in Japan. Save yourself possible embarrassment with Etiquette Guide to Japan. An inside look at Japanese social graces, it answers all the questions of the thoughtful traveler. Extensive, specific information on Japanese business etiquette assists readers traveling to Japan for business.Although often overshadowed by a modern facade, long–standing traditional aspects of Japan's culture still influence the country and almost everyone in it. Concrete evidence of this traditional culture can be seen everywhere—in the ancient arts and crafts that are still important parts of everyday life, in the many shrines and temples that dot the nation, and in the modern comeback of traditional fashions such as kimono and yakata robes. To many Western visitors, however, the most obvious example of this traditional culture's strength is the unique etiquette of the Japanese. Like many nations, Japan has experienced vast political, social, and economic change over the past century. But enough of Japan's traditional etiquette remains to set the Japanese apart socially and psychologically and to make success in socializing and doing business with them a special challenge for Westerners. About this new version:This updated and expanded edition of the best-selling Japanese etiquette guide addresses not just the puzzling protocols relating to name cards, bowing or shaking hands, bathrooms and public baths—but also what to do when entertaining Japanese dinner guests, attending a Japanese tea ceremony, taking the subway, and much more! It also provides the latest etiquette in mobile phone manners, texting, social media and other forms of digital communication. The glossary at the back of the book has been revised to include the latest technology-related words and expressions used by Japanese today. Two new chapters address the changing role of foreigners in the workplace and the contemporary business style and etiquette used by the younger generation of Japanese who are now increasingly cosmopolitan—but still very Japanese!

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Call the Nurse: True Stories of a Country Nurse in Scotland's Western Isles

Pdf Travel Call the Nurse: True Stories of a Country Nurse in Scotland's Western Isles

Pdf:Call the Nurse: True Stories of a Country Nurse in Scotland's Western Isles.Recalling the classic works by James Herriot and the new British hit Call the Midwife, a nurse's heartwarming adventures with her family while practicing in rural Scotland. Tired of the pace and noise of life near London and longing for a better place to raise their young children, Mary J. MacLeod and her husband, George, encountered their dream while vacationing on a remote island in the Scottish Hebrides. Enthralled by its windswept beauty, they soon were the proud and startled owners of a near-derelict croft house - a farmer's stone cottage - on "a small acre" of land. Mary assumed duties as the island's district nurse. Call the Nurse is her account of the enchanted years she and her family spent there, coming to know its folk as both patients and friends. In anecdotes that are by turns funny, sad, moving, and tragic, she recalls them all, the crofters and their laird, the boatmen and tradesmen, young lovers and forbidding churchmen. Against the old-fashioned island culture and the grandeur of mountain and sea unfold indelible stories: a young woman carried through snow for airlift to the hospital; a rescue by boat; the marriage of a gentle giant and the island beauty; a ghostly encounter; the shocking discovery of a woman in chains; the flames of a heather fire at night; an unexploded bomb from World War II; and the joyful, tipsy celebration of a ceilidh. Gaelic fortitude meets a nurse's compassion in these wonderful true stories from rural Scotland.

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Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out: Goose Island, Anheuser-Busch, and How Craft Beer Became Big Business

Pdf Travel Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out: Goose Island, Anheuser-Busch, and How Craft Beer Became Big Business

Pdf:Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out: Goose Island, Anheuser-Busch, and How Craft Beer Became Big Business.Goose Island opened as a family-owned Chicago brewpub in the late 1980s, and it soon became one of the most inventive breweries in the world. In the golden age of light, bland, and cheap beers, John Hall and his son Greg brought European flavors to America. With distribution in two dozen states, two brewpubs and status as one of the twenty biggest breweries in the United States, Goose Island became an American success story and was a champion of craft beer. Then, on March 28, 2011, the Halls sold the brewery to Anheuser-Busch InBev, maker of Budweiser, the least craft-like beer imaginable. The sale forced the industry to reckon with craft beer's mainstream appeal and a popularity few envisioned. Josh Noel broke the news of the sale in the Chicago Tribune, and he covered the resulting backlash from Chicagoans and beer fanatics across the country as the discussion escalated into an intellectual craft beer war. Anheuser-Busch has since bought four other craft breweries, and from among the outcry rises a question that Noel addresses through personal anecdotes from industry leaders: how should a brewery grow?

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Tune In Tokyo: The Gaijin Diaries

Pdf Travel Tune In Tokyo: The Gaijin Diaries

Pdf:Tune In Tokyo: The Gaijin Diaries.Everyone wants to escape their boring, stagnant lives full of inertia and regret. But so few people actually have the bravery to run - run away from everything and selflessly seek out personal fulfillment on the other side of the world where they don't understand anything and won't be expected to. The world is full of cowards. Tim Anderson was pushing 30 and working a string of dead-end jobs when he made the spontaneous decision to pack his bags and move to Japan. It was a gutsy move, especially for a tall, white, gay Southerner who didn't speak a lick of Japanese. But his life desperately needed a shot of adrenaline, and what better way to get one than to leave behind his boyfriend, his cat, and his Siouxsie and the Banshees box set to move to "a tiny, overcrowded island heaving with clever, sensibly proportioned people who make him look fat"? In Tokyo, Tim became a "gaijin", an outsider whose stumbling progression through Japanese culture is minutely chronicled in these 16 hilarious stories. Despite the steep learning curve and the seemingly constant humiliation, the gaijin from North Carolina gradually begins to find his way. Whether playing drums on the fly in an otherwise all-Japanese noise band or attempting to keep his English classroom clean when it's invaded by an older female student with a dirty mind, Tim comes to realize that living a meaningful life is about expecting the unexpected...right when he least expects it.

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I'm Open to Anything

Pdf Travel I'm Open to Anything

Pdf:I'm Open to Anything.About the Author William E. Jones is an artist, filmmaker, and writer. Jones has published the following books: Is It Really So Strange? (2006), Tearoom (2008), Heliogabalus (2009), “Killed”: Rejected Images of the Farm Security Administration (2010), Halsted Plays Himself (2011), Between Artists: Thom Andersen and William E. Jones (2013), Imitation of Christ, a catalogue accompanying an exhibition at UCLA Hammer Museum named one of the best photo books of 2013 by Time magazine, Flesh and the Cosmos (2014), and True Homosexual Experiences: Boyd McDonald and Straight to Hell (2016). Read more

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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

Pdf Travel Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

Pdf:Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail.Wild is a powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an 1100-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe - and built her back up again. At 22, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State - and to do it alone. She had no experience as a long-distance hiker, and the trail was little more than "an idea, vague and outlandish and full of promise." But it was a promise of piecing back together a life that had come undone. Strayed faced down rattlesnakes and black bears, intense heat and record snowfalls, and both the beauty and loneliness of the trail. Told with great suspense and style, sparkling with warmth and humor, Wild vividly captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddened, strengthened, and ultimately healed her.

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A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

Pdf Travel A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

Pdf:A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail.The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America - majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes. If you're going to take a hike, it's probably the place to go. And Bill Bryson is surely the most entertaing guide you'll find. He introduces us to the history and ecology of the trail and to some of the other hardy (or just foolhardy) folks he meets along the way - and a couple of bears. Already a classic, A Walk in the Woods will make you long for the great outdoors (or at least a comfortable chair to sit and read in).

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A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail (Official Guides to the Appalachian Trail)

Pdf Travel A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail (Official Guides to the Appalachian Trail)

Pdf:A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail (Official Guides to the Appalachian Trail).Back in America after twenty years in Britain, Bill Bryson decided to reacquaint himself with his native country by walking the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Georgia to Maine. The AT offers an astonishing landscape of silent forests and sparkling lakes—and to a writer with the comic genius of Bill Bryson, it also provides endless opportunities to witness the majestic silliness of his fellow human beings.For a start there's the gloriously out-of-shape Stephen Katz, a buddy from Iowa along for the walk. Despite Katz's overwhelming desire to find cozy restaurants, he and Bryson eventually settle into their stride, and while on the trail they meet a bizarre assortment of hilarious characters. But A Walk in the Woods is more than just a laugh-out-loud hike. Bryson's acute eye is a wise witness to this beautiful but fragile trail, and as he tells its fascinating history, he makes a moving plea for the conservation of America's last great wilderness. An adventure, a comedy, and a celebration, A Walk in the Woods has become a modern classic of travel literature.From the Trade Paperback edition.

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In a Sunburned Country

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Pdf:In a Sunburned Country.Every time Bill Bryson walks out the door memorable travel literature threatens to break out. His previous excursion up, down, and over the Appalachian Trail resulted in the sublime best seller A Walk in the Woods. Now he has traveled around the world and all the way "Down Under" to Australia, the only island that is also a continent and the only continent that is also a country. Australia exists on a vast scale, a shockingly under-discovered country with the friendliest inhabitants, the hottest, driest weather, the most peculiar and lethal wildlife to be found on this planet, and more things that can kill you in extremely malicious ways than anywhere else: sharks, crocodiles, the ten most deadly poisonous snakes on the planet, fluffy yet toxic caterpillars, seashells that actually attack you, and the unbelievable box jellyfish. In a Sunburned Country is a delectably funny, fact-filled and adventurous performance by a writer who combines humor, wonder, and unflagging curiosity. Wherever Bryson goes he finds Australians who are cheerful, extroverted, and unfailingly obliging. They are the beaming products of a land with clean, safe cities, cold beer, and constant sunshine. Australia is an immense and fortunate land, and it has found in Bryson its perfect guide.

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Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

Pdf Travel Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

Pdf:Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls.Audie Award Finalist, Humor, 2014 From the unique perspective of David Sedaris comes a new collection of essays taking his listeners on a bizarre and stimulating world tour. From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra, from the squat-style toilets of Beijing to the particular wilderness of a North Carolina Costco, we learn about the absurdity and delight of a curious traveler's experiences. Whether railing against the habits of litterers in the English countryside or marveling over a disembodied human arm in a taxidermist's shop, Sedaris takes us on side-splitting adventures that are not to be forgotten.

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Travels with Charley in Search of America

Pdf Travel Travels with Charley in Search of America

Pdf:Travels with Charley in Search of America.A stunning evocation of America on the eve of a tumultuous decade-and a moving elegy for more innocent times. In September 1960, John Steinbeck and his poodle, Charley, embarked on a journey across America, from small towns to growing cities to glorious wilderness oases. Travels with Charley is animated by Steinbeck's attention to the specific details of the natural world and his sense of how the lives of people are intimately connected to the rhythms of nature-to weather, geography, the cycles of the seasons. His keen ear for the transactions among people is evident, too, as he records the interests and obsessions that preoccupy the Americans he encounters along the way.

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Deep Survival: True Stories of Miraculous Endurance and Sudden Death

Pdf Travel Deep Survival: True Stories of Miraculous Endurance and Sudden Death

Pdf:Deep Survival: True Stories of Miraculous Endurance and Sudden Death.After her plane crashes, a 17-year-old girl spends 11 days walking through the Peruvian jungle. Against all odds, with no food, shelter, or equipment, she gets out. A better equipped group of adult survivors of the same crash sits down and dies. What makes the difference? Examining such stories of miraculous endurance and tragic death, Deep Survival takes us from the tops of snowy mountains and the depths of oceans to the workings of the brain that control our behavior. Through close analysis of case studies, Laurence Gonzales describes the essence of a survivor and offers 12 "Rules of Survival". In the end, he finds, it is what's in your heart, not what's in your pack, that separates the living from the dead. This audiobook will change the way we understand ourselves and the great outdoors.

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Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II

Pdf Travel Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II

Pdf:Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II.In 1991, acting on a tip from a local fisherman, two scuba divers discovered a sunken German U-boat, complete with its crew of 60 men, not too far off the New Jersey coast. The divers, realizing the momentousness of their discovery, began probing the mystery. Over the next six years, they became expert and well-traveled researchers, taught themselves German, hunted for clues in Germany, and constructed theories corrective of the history books, all in an effort to identify this sunken U-boat and its crew. During that time, three of their colleagues died exploring the wreck, including a father and son team. In 1997, when it all seemed in vain, the two divers came up with a final plan, so dangerous that the book ends with this last dive.

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The French for Love

Pdf Travel The French for Love

Pdf:The French for Love.Three little words – je t’aime – what could possibly go wrong? Fans of Katie Fforde, Carole Matthews, Victoria Connelly or Erica James – and everyone who enjoyed Nick Alexander’s The French House – will love Fiona Valpy.Can happy-ever-after get lost in translation?Gina has lost her perfect job, her boyfriend and her favourite aunt all within the space of a few months. So when she inherits her aunt’s ramshackle French house, Gina decides to pack her bags for the Bordeaux countryside – swapping English weather for blue skies, sunshine, great wine and a fresh start. What she hasn’t factored in is a hole in the roof, the most embarrassing language faux pas, and discovering family secrets that she was never supposed to know.Suddenly feeling a long way from home, Gina will have to rely on new found friends, her own hard work – and Cédric – her charming, mysterious and très handsome new stonemason. But whilst desire needs no translation, love is a different matter. Can Gina overcome the language barrier to make her French dream come true?Like a glass of wine in the French afternoon sunshine – The French for Love is the perfect summer escape.

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Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time

Pdf Travel Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time

Pdf:Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time.Writer for the New York Times and GQ, Mark Adams is also the acclaimed author of Mr. America. In this fascinating travelogue, Adams follows in the controversial footsteps of Hiram Bingham III, who's been both lionized and vilified for his discovery of the famed Lost City in 1911 - but which reputation is justified?

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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Pdf Travel Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Pdf:Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.This lyrical, evocative, thought-provoking journal of a man's quest for truth - and for himself - has touched and changed an entire generation, and is ready to reach out to a new one. At its heart, the story is all too simple: a man and his son take a motorcycle trip across America. But this is not a simple trip at all, for around every corner, through mountain and desert, wind and rain, and searing heat and biting cold, their pilgrimage leads them to new vistas of self-discovery and renewal. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is an elemental work that has helped to shape and define the past 25-years of American culture. This special audio edition presents this adventure in an exciting new way - for the millions who have already taken this journey and want to travel these roads again, and for the many more who will discover for the first time the wonders and challenges of a story that will change the way they think and feel about their lives. Unique to audio, this edition features a new introduction by the author.

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From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death

Pdf Travel From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death

Pdf:From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death.The best-selling author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes expands our sense of what it means to treat the dead with "dignity". Fascinated by our pervasive terror of dead bodies, mortician Caitlin Doughty set out to discover how other cultures care for their dead. In rural Indonesia, she observes a man clean and dress his grandfather's mummified body. Grandpa's mummy has lived in the family home for two years, where the family has maintained a warm and respectful relationship. She meets Bolivian natitas (cigarette-smoking, wish-granting human skulls) and introduces us to a Japanese kotsuage, in which relatives use chopsticks to pluck their loved ones' bones from cremation ashes. With curiosity and morbid humor, Doughty encounters vividly decomposed bodies and participates in compelling, powerful death practices almost entirely unknown in America. From Here to Eternity introduces death-care innovators researching green burial and body composting, explores new spaces for mourning - including a glowing Buddha columbarium in Japan and America's only open-air pyre - and reveals unexpected new possibilities for our own death rituals. Author bio: Mortician Caitlin Doughty - host and creator of Ask a Mortician and the New York Times best-selling author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes - founded the death acceptance collective The Order of the Good Death and cofounded Death Salon. She lives in Los Angeles, where she runs her nonprofit funeral home, Undertaking LA.

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Bill Bryson Collector's Edition: Notes from a Small Island, Neither Here Nor There, and I'm a Stranger Here Myself

Pdf Travel Bill Bryson Collector's Edition: Notes from a Small Island, Neither Here Nor There, and I'm a Stranger Here Myself

Pdf:Bill Bryson Collector's Edition: Notes from a Small Island, Neither Here Nor There, and I'm a Stranger Here Myself.Notes from a Small Island After nearly two decades in Britain, Bill Bryson decides to move his wife and kids back to his homeland, the United States. But not before taking one last trip around Britain, a sort of valedictory tour of the green and kindly island that had so long been his home. The result is a hilarious social commentary that conveys the true glory of Britain. Neither Here nor ThereThirty years after backpacking across Europe, Bryson decides to retrace the journey he undertook in the halcyon days of his youth, carrying with him a bag of maps, old clothes, and a stinging wit honed to razor sharpness by two decades of adult experience. I'm a Stranger Here MyselfBryson reads "somewhere" that nearly three million Americans believe they have been abducted by aliens; clearly the Americans need him back. So after years of raising his family in Britain with his English wife, the brood moves to the States, allowing Bill to chronicle the quirkiest aspects of life in America as he reveals his own rules for life.

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Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel

Pdf Travel Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel

Pdf:Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel.Vagabonding is about taking time off from your normal life - from six weeks to four months to two years - to discover and experience the world on your own terms. Veteran shoestring traveler Rolf Potts shows how anyone armed with an independent spirit can achieve the dream of extended overseas travel. Potts gives the necessary information on: Financing your travel time Determining your destination Adjusting to life on the road Working and volunteering overseas Handling travel adversity Re-assimilating back into ordinary life Not just a plan of action, vagabonding is an outlook on life that emphasizes creativity, discovery, and the growth of the spirit. Visit the vagabonding community's hub at www.vagabonding.net.

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Earning the Rockies: How Geography Shapes America's Role in the World

Pdf Travel Earning the Rockies: How Geography Shapes America's Role in the World

Pdf:Earning the Rockies: How Geography Shapes America's Role in the World.As a boy, Robert D. Kaplan listened to his truck-driver father's evocative stories about traveling across America as a young man, travels in which he learned to understand the country from a ground-level perspective. In Earning the Rockies, Kaplan undertakes his own cross-country journey to recapture an appreciation and understanding of American geography that is often lost in the jet age. The history of westward expansion is examined here in a new light - not just a story of genocide and individualism, but also of communalism and a respect for the limits of a water-starved terrain - to understand how settling the West shaped our national character, and how it should shape our foreign policy. In his clear-eyed and moving meditations on the American landscape, Kaplan lays bare the roots of American greatness - the fact that we are a nation, empire, and continent all at once - and how we must reexamine those roots, and understand our geography, in order to confront the challenging, anarchic world that Kaplan describes. Earning the Rockies is a short epic, a story both personal and global in scope.

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Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China

Pdf Travel Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China

Pdf:Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China.Review “Engrossing. . . an exceptionally vivid and compassionate depiction of the day-to-day dramas, and the fears and aspirations, of the real people who are powering China’s economic boom.”–The New York Times Book Review“Chang delves deeply into the world of migrant workers to find out who these people are and what their collective dislocation means for China. Chang skillfully sketches migrants as individuals with their own small victories and bitter tragedies, and she captures the surprising dynamics of this enormous but ill-understood subculture.”–The Washington Post“Chang’s deeply affecting book tells the story of the invisible foot soldiers who made China’s stirring rise possible.”–The New York Times“This is an irresistible book.”–People“Excellent.”–Chicago Tribune“Fascinating. . . Chang powerfully conveys the individual reality behind China’s 130 million migrant workers, the largest migration in human history.”–The Boston Globe“Chang reveals a world staggering in its dimensions, unprecedented in its topsy-turvy effects on China’s conservative culture, and frenetic in its pace. . . Chang deftly weaves her own family’s story of migrations within China, and finally to the West, into her fascinating portrait. . . Factory Girls is a keen-eyed look at contemporary Chinese life composed of equal parts of new global realties, timeless stories of human striving, and intelligent storytelling at its best.”–San Francisco Chronicle“Both entertaining and poignant. . . Chang’s fine prose and her keen sense of detail more than compensate for the occasional digression, and her book is an intimate portrait of a strange and hidden landscape.”–The New Yorker“A compelling, atmospheric look at seldom-seen China.”–BusinessWeek “Chang, a journalist at the Wall Street Journal, spent two years reporting in the gritty southern boomtown of Dongguan trying to put human faces on these workers, and the ones she finds are extraordinary. They are, more than anything else, the face of modern China: a country increasingly turning away from its rural roots and turbulent past and embracing a promising but uncertain future. . . The painstaking work Chang put into befriending these girls and drawing out their stories is evident, as is the genuine affection she has for them and their spirit.”–Time “In her impressive new book, Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China, former Wall Street Journal reporter Leslie T. Chang explores this boom that's simultaneously emptying China's villages of young people and fueling its economic growth. . . To be sure, this mass migration is a big and well-told story. But Chang brings to it a personal touch: her own forebears were migrants, and she skillfully weaves through the narrative tales of their border crossings. She also succeeds in grounding the trend in wider social context, suggesting that the aspirations of these factory girls signal a growing individualism in China's socialist culture.”–Newsweek “Elegant. . . Chang is less interested in exposé than in getting to know the young women of Dongguan’s assembly lines. Factory Girls reveals the workplace through the workers’ eyes.”–Financial Times“A real coup. . . Chang, a former Beijing correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, does more than describe harsh factory conditions. She writes about the way the workers themselves see migration, bringing us views that are rarely heard. Factory Girls is highly readable and even amusing in many places, despite the seriousness of the subject. In the pages of this book, these factory girls come to life.”–Christian Science Monitor“Amazing. . . a fascinating ethnography of the young women who labor in the factories of Guangdong, China’s richest province, a land of boomtowns where wealth and scams and exploitation and warmth and courage all abound. . . I must have read fifty books about China this year, but this stands out as one of the best.”–Boingboing.net“A gifted storyteller, Chang crafts a work of universal relevance.”–Publishers Weekly (starred review)“In-depth reporting [that] contributes significantly to our knowledge about China’s development.”–Kirkus Reviews“Rising head and shoulders above almost all other new books about China, this unflinching and yearningly compassionate portrait of the lives and loves of ordinary Chinese workers is quite unforgettable: it presents the first long, hard look we have ever taken at the people who are due to become, before very much longer, the new masters of the world.”–Simon Winchester, author of The Man Who Loved China“Often people ask me, ‘What’s it like for women in China today?’ From now on I'll recommend Leslie Chang’s Factory Girls, which is brilliant, thoughtful, and insightful.  This book is also for anyone who's ever wondered how their sneakers, Christmas ornaments, toys, designer clothes, or computers are made.  The stories of these factory girls are not only mesmerizing, tragic, and inspiring -- true examples of persistence, endurance, and loneliness -- but Chang has also woven in her own family’s history, shuttling north and south through China to examine this complicated country’s past, present, and future.”–Lisa See, author of Snow Flower and the Secret FanFrom the Hardcover edition. Read more About the Author Leslie T. Chang lived in China for a decade as a correspondent for the Wall Street Journal. She is married to Peter Hessler, who also writes about China. She lives in Colorado. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Summary of Atomic Habits by James Clear: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

Pdf Travel Summary of Atomic Habits by James Clear: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

Pdf:Summary of Atomic Habits by James Clear: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones.• ATOMIC HABITS: AN EASY & PROVEN WAY TO BUILD GOOD HABITS & BREAK BAD ONES.• TEACHES A PROVEN SYSTEM FOR MASTERING HABITS, BACKED BY SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE.• A QUICK AND EASY GUIDE. THIS GUIDE IS FOR EVERYONE!ATOMIC HABITS BY JAMES CLEAR teaches a proven system that can help you to master your habits and achieve your goals. The book teaches the practical, actionable strategies that can help you to form good habits, break bad habits, and master those tiny, minimal, atomic behaviors that cumulatively lead to outstanding outcomes. Drawing from scientific evidence established in such fields as psychology, biology, and neuroscience, the book presents a quick and easy-to-understand guide on how you can make forming good habits automatic and unavoidable, and how you can make acquiring bad habits simply impossible. This is a very well-written summary and guide to the book, ATOMIC HABITS BY JAMES CLEAR. This summary is intended to simplify the main book for you for easy understanding. All the major points, lessons and winning strategies shared by James Clear in the main book are carefully extracted and presented in this summary so you can access them quickly, understand them easily, and apply them in your own life or in the operations of your team or organization (for personal or professional success). But note that this summary is meant to be a companion, not a replacement, to the main book. Therefore, read this summary before or after reading the main book. Indeed, to take charge of your habits is to take charge of your life and destiny. So get this quick and easy-to-understand summary and guide on how to successfully master your habits. BUY THIS BOOK NOW!

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Lonely Planet Latin American Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf Travel Lonely Planet Latin American Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf:Lonely Planet Latin American Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary.Lonely Planet Latin American Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Latin American Spanish phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Mingle with locals at a colourful Latin American mercado, spend a night out dancing to live music, or enjoy a meal in an out-of-the-way restaurant; all with your trusted travel companion. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now! Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every Travel Situation! Feel at ease with essential tips on culture, manners, idioms and multiple meanings Order with confidence, explain food allergies, and try new foods with the menu decoder Save time and hassles with vital phrases at your fingertips Never get stuck for words with the 3500-word two-way, quick-reference dictionary Be prepared for both common and emergency travel situations with practical phrases and terminology Meet friends with conversation starter phrases Get your message across with easy-to-use pronunciation guides Inside Lonely Planet Latin American Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary: Full-color throughout User-friendly layout organized by travel scenario categories Survival phrases inside front cover for at-a-glance on-the-fly cues Convenient features 5 Phrases to Learn Before You Go 10 Ways to Start a Sentence 10 Phrases to Sound like a Local Listen For - phrases you may hear Look For - phrases you may see on signs Shortcuts - easy-to-remember alternatives to the full phrases Q &A - suggested answers to questions asked Covers Basics - time, dates, numbers, amounts, pronunciation, reading tips, grammar rules Practical - travel with kids, disabled travellers, sightseeing, business, banking, post office, internet, phones, repairs, bargaining, accommodations, directions, border crossing, transport Social - meeting people, interests, feelings, opinions, going out, romance, culture, activities, weather Safe Travel - emergencies, police, doctor, chemist, dentist, symptoms, conditions Food - ordering, at the market, at the bar, dishes, ingredients The Perfect Choice:Lonely Planet Latin American Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary, a pocket-sized comprehensive language guide, provides on-the-go language assistance; great for language students and travellers looking to interact with locals and immerse themselves in local culture. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. The world awaits!

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SPANISH in 10 minutes a day: Language course for beginning and advanced study. Includes Workbook, Flash Cards, Sticky Labels, Menu Guide, Software, ... Grammar. Bilingual Books, Inc. (Publisher)

Pdf Travel SPANISH in 10 minutes a day: Language course for beginning and advanced study.  Includes Workbook, Flash Cards, Sticky Labels, Menu Guide, Software, ... Grammar.  Bilingual Books, Inc. (Publisher)

Pdf:SPANISH in 10 minutes a day: Language course for beginning and advanced study. Includes Workbook, Flash Cards, Sticky Labels, Menu Guide, Software, ... Grammar. Bilingual Books, Inc. (Publisher).About the Author Kristine K. Kershul blends her experience as a teacher, world traveler and language scholar to create a playful, innovative way to learn and use a new language.Teacher: As an expert linguist, Kristine spent ten years teaching German at universities in the United States and in Europe.World Traveler: An adventurous spirit, Kristine has explored more than 100 countries, from Bhutan to Zimbabwe, and almost every exotic locale in between. She understands the problems that all travelers encounter, regardless of which country they are visiting. She knows first-hand how languages can open doors to new adventures, new friends and different cultures.Language Scholar: Kristine completed her undergraduate and graduate studies while living in Heidelberg, Germany. She then received a second Master's Degree from the University of California in Santa Barbara and subsequently, did her Doctoral studies in Medieval German Languages and Literature. In addition to German, she also speaks a number of other languages ranging from Arabic to Swahili.A Colorful Background: Kristine's fascination for languages began as a child growing up in a tri-lingual household in Oregon, where Croatian, Danish and English were spoken.Kristine's natural gift for languages opened doors outside the academic world. She worked as a bilingual travel guide in Europe and later, as a translator at the U.S. Embassy in Germany.On A Personal Note: Kristine's passion for travel, foreign languages and new cultures continues to take her around the world. One never knows where she'll venture to next - Namibia, Laos or Guyana. Kristine is a licensed pilot, a certified diver and an avid downhill skier. She enjoys competitive horseback riding and playing the piano. She makes her home in both Seattle, Washington and in Cape Town, South Africa. Read more

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Lonely Planet Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf Travel Lonely Planet Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf:Lonely Planet Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary.Lonely Planet Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Spanish phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Enjoy the thrilling conversation with a local over sangria, ask about a tucked-away a tablao flamenco or eat your way through a tapas menu; all with your trusted travel companion. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now!Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every Travel Situation! Feel at ease with essential tips on culture, manners, idioms and multiple meanings Order with confidence, explain food allergies, and try new foods with the menu decoder Save time and hassles with vital phrases at your fingertips Never get stuck for words with the 3500-word two-way, quick-reference dictionary Be prepared for both common and emergency travel situations with practical phrases and terminology Meet friends with conversation starter phrases Get your message across with easy-to-use pronunciation guides Inside Lonely Planet Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary: Full-colour throughout User-friendly layout organised by travel scenario categories Survival phrases inside front cover for at-a-glance on-the-fly cuesCovers Basics - time, dates, numbers, amounts, pronunciation, reading tips, grammar rules Practical - travel with kids, disabled travellers, sightseeing, business, banking, post office, internet, phones, repairs, bargaining, accommodation, directions, border crossing, transport Social - meeting people, interests, feelings, opinions, going out, romance, culture, activities, weather Safe Travel - emergencies, police, doctor, chemist, dentist, symptoms, conditions Food - ordering, at the market, at the bar, dishes, ingredients The Perfect Choice:Lonely Planet Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary, a pocket-sized comprehensive language guide, provides on-the-go language assistance; great for language students and travellers looking to interact with locals and immerse themselves in local culture. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

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Learn German With Stories: Café in Berlin - 10 Short Stories For Beginners (German Edition)

Pdf Travel Learn German With Stories: Café in Berlin - 10 Short Stories For Beginners (German Edition)

Pdf:Learn German With Stories: Café in Berlin - 10 Short Stories For Beginners (German Edition).Review 'Reading a bunch of language guides gets repetitive, so why not dive into a few short stories written in German? The 'Learn German with Stories: Cafe in Berlin' book is written for beginners, and it compiles 10 short stories to improve engagement and keep people motivated.' - Joe Warnimont, FluentU 'Café in Berlin is a collection of ten short stories, which follow the life of a young man from Sicily who has just moved to Berlin. It explores the daily life in the German capital, offering insights about the country and people from a foreign perspective.' - Benny Lewis, international bestselling author and founder of Fluent in 3 Months 'The main character is a Sicilian who arrives in Berlin only to find himself fall head-over-heels into an urban lifestyle that is both unfamiliar and strange. The cosmopolitan encounters are thrilling. The book showcases German culture while effortlessly improving grasp of the language.' - Lingoda, online German school 'I actually really enjoy this book, it's really easy to read. You build your vocabulary and grammar understanding at the same time and it's a great book for anyone who's trying to come up with a bit of vocabulary before they go and take a trip abroad.' - Levi Antrim, creator of the Learn German With Herr Antrim YouTube channel '[André Klein's] books are now read in schools teaching German, and students get to enjoy language learning much more' - Kerstin Cable, author of The Vocab Cookbook and Fluency Made Achievable founder of Fluent Language Read more About the Author André Klein speaks 6 languages and has more than 15 years of experience teaching languages, both in groups and as a private language coach. While working with students from all over the world he utilized a wide range of different textbooks and teaching tools, both traditional and digital. All of this eventually culminated in the creation of the LearnOutLive publishing platform, edupreneur community and home of the popular Learn German With Stories series. Today, his German story books, most notably Dino lernt Deutsch and Baumgartner & Momsen are being used by lecturers and teachers at universities, schools and private institutes around the globe to help engage students in immersive German learning experiences. Read more

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Lonely Planet French Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf Travel Lonely Planet French Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf:Lonely Planet French Phrasebook & Dictionary.Lonely Planet French Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful French phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Ask about tucked-away vineyards, bargain with local farmers at the market or order wine like a professional; all with your trusted travel companion. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now!Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every Travel Situation! Feel at ease with essential tips on culture, manners, idioms and multiple meanings Order with confidence, explain food allergies, and try new foods with the menu decoder Save time and hassles with vital phrases at your fingertips Never get stuck for words with the 3500-word two-way, quick-reference dictionary Be prepared for both common and emergency travel situations with practical phrases and terminology Meet friends with conversation starter phrases Get your message across with easy-to-use pronunciation guides Inside Lonely Planet French Phrasebook & Dictionary: Full-colour throughout User-friendly layout organised by travel scenario categories Survival phrases inside front cover for at-a-glance on-the-fly cuesCovers Basics - time, dates, numbers, amounts, pronunciation, reading tips, grammar rules Practical - travel with kids, disabled travellers, sightseeing, business, banking, post office, internet, phones, repairs, bargaining, accommodation, directions, border crossing, transport Social - meeting people, interests, feelings, opinions, going out, romance, culture, activities, weather Safe Travel - emergencies, police, doctor, chemist, dentist, symptoms, conditions Food - ordering, at the market, at the bar, dishes, ingredients The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet French Phrasebook & Dictionary , a pocket-sized comprehensive language guide, provides on-the-go language assistance; great for language students and travellers looking to interact with locals and immerse themselves in local culture.About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet is the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, and has been connecting travellers and locals for over 25 years with phrasebooks for 120 languages, more than any other publisher! With an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community, Lonely Planet enables curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves.

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French Phrasebook: +1400 French Phrases to travel in France with confidence!

Pdf Travel French Phrasebook: +1400 French Phrases to travel in France with confidence!

Pdf:French Phrasebook: +1400 French Phrases to travel in France with confidence!.About the Author Frédéric Bibard is the founder of TalkInFrench.com, a French language and culture website named as the #1 language blog in the 2016 Best Language Learning Blogs by bab.la and Lexiophiles. He spent several years teaching French while traveling abroad and has since moved back to Paris to dedicate his time TO developing fun and helpful French language resources. He takes food seriously (he is French after all), but he complements it with a love of running which allows him to nurture his passion for good food while staying in shape. Say hello to him on Twitter (@fredericbibard) and Google+ or visit his website www.talkinfrench.com. Read more

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FRENCH in 10 minutes a day: Language course for beginning and advanced study. Includes Workbook, Flash Cards, Sticky Labels, Menu Guide, Software, ... Grammar. Bilingual Books, Inc. (Publisher)

Pdf Travel FRENCH in 10 minutes a day: Language course for beginning and advanced study.  Includes Workbook, Flash Cards, Sticky Labels, Menu Guide, Software, ... Grammar.  Bilingual Books, Inc. (Publisher)

Pdf:FRENCH in 10 minutes a day: Language course for beginning and advanced study. Includes Workbook, Flash Cards, Sticky Labels, Menu Guide, Software, ... Grammar. Bilingual Books, Inc. (Publisher).About the Author Kristine K. Kershul blends her experience as a teacher, world traveler and language scholar to create a playful, innovative way to learn and use a new language.Teacher: As an expert linguist, Kristine spent ten years teaching German at universities in the United States and in Europe.World Traveler: An adventurous spirit, Kristine has explored more than 100 countries, from Bhutan to Zimbabwe, and almost every exotic locale in between. She understands the problems that all travelers encounter, regardless of which country they are visiting. She knows first-hand how languages can open doors to new adventures, new friends and different cultures.Language Scholar: Kristine completed her undergraduate and graduate studies while living in Heidelberg, Germany. She then received a second Master's Degree from the University of California in Santa Barbara and subsequently, did her Doctoral studies in Medieval German Languages and Literature. In addition to German, she also speaks a number of other languages ranging from Arabic to Swahili.A Colorful Background: Kristine's fascination for languages began as a child growing up in a tri-lingual household in Oregon, where Croatian, Danish and English were spoken.Kristine's natural gift for languages opened doors outside the academic world. She worked as a bilingual travel guide in Europe and later, as a translator at the U.S. Embassy in Germany.On A Personal Note: Kristine's passion for travel, foreign languages and new cultures continues to take her around the world. One never knows where she'll venture to next - Namibia, Laos or Guyana. Kristine is a licensed pilot, a certified diver and an avid downhill skier. She enjoys competitive horseback riding and playing the piano. She makes her home in both Seattle, Washington and in Cape Town, South Africa. Read more

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SHSAT Prep: 900+ 7th Grade Math Standards Everyday Practice Questions | Specialized High School Admissions Test by ArgoPrep

Pdf Travel SHSAT Prep: 900+ 7th Grade Math Standards Everyday Practice Questions | Specialized High School Admissions Test by ArgoPrep

Pdf:SHSAT Prep: 900+ 7th Grade Math Standards Everyday Practice Questions | Specialized High School Admissions Test by ArgoPrep.Ready for the NEW redesigned Specialized High Schools Admissions Test? This workbook provides everyday practice and covers 7th grade common core aligned curriculum. If you are just starting to prepare for the SHSAT exam or struggle with math, this workbook offers the perfect starting point. • 900+ Practice Questions • 10+ hours video explanations • Multiple Choice & Free Response •7th Grade Common Core Aligned • Online Resources Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) TEST CHANGES: The SHSAT is changing! If you are taking the Fall 2017 SHSAT Exam, you should be aware of the following changes so you can properly prepare for the exam. The old SHSAT test comprised of two sections: verbal and math. The verbal section included five scrambled paragraphs, followed by ten logical reasoning questions followed by 5 reading comprehension passages. The math section included 50 multiple choice questions. The time limit for the exam was 150 minutes. So... what are the new changes you should be aware of? • The new time limit for the SHSAT exam is now 180 minutes. (30 minutes more than the old SHSAT exam) • NO MORE SCRAMBLED PARAGRAPHS. • NO MORE LOGICAL REASONING QUESTIONS. • Verbal section is renamed to the English Language Arts (ELA) section. • There are 57 questions per section and only 47 out of 57 questions in each section will be scored. 10 questions are field test items which will not count toward the students score. • The ELA section will include 20 revising and editing questions along with 6 reading passages. • The math section will include 5 grid-in questions • All multiple choice questions will have 4 answer choices instead of 5. Our SHSAT test prep book will help you prepare for the new Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT)! Study with confidence, with ArgoPrep! * Chat with us live on our website and ask about a ONE DAY FREE ACCESS to our premium content! Mention the code: AMZ2018

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Roadside Geology of Colorado

Pdf Travel Roadside Geology of Colorado

Pdf:Roadside Geology of Colorado.About the Author Felicie Williams started learning about Colorado’s geology at a young age when she accompanied her geologist parents during summer field seasons. She earned a bachelor’s degree in geology from the University of Colorado in Boulder and a master of science in geology from the University of British Columbia. Felicie worked for years as a mineral exploration geologist and detailed mapper for mining companies and the Colorado Geological Survey. Read more

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Roadside Geology of Utah

Pdf Travel Roadside Geology of Utah

Pdf:Roadside Geology of Utah.About the Author Felicie Williams grew up with Colorado's rocks and the geologic tutelage of her mother, Halka Chronic. She earned a bachelor's degree in geology from Colorado University in Boulder and a master of science in geology from the University of British Columbia. She lives in Grand Junction, Colorado, with her husband, Mike Williams, and their two children. Read more

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Roadside Geology of Oregon

Pdf Travel Roadside Geology of Oregon

Pdf:Roadside Geology of Oregon.Review Oregon has some spectacular geology and for all the rockhounds out there, UO geologist Marli B. Miller's newly updated Roadside Geology of Oregon provides everything you need to know about pulling over on road trips to gawk at feldspar and fossils. The first version of this guide came out in 1978, and a whole lot of awesome geology has taken place since then. The book is easy to follow, including a plethora of maps and details descriptions of how Oregon's iconic landscapes came into being. For example: Oregon's oldest exposed rocks are 400 million years old, found in central Oregon. And how cool is it that Mount Pisgah is made of 'altered 30-million-year-old basaltic lavas'? If you agree, then bring this book along on your next road trip so you can enthrall (or annoy, if they're spoilsports) your family with the age in millions of years of each passing rock formation. --Amy Schneider, Eugene Weekly'The geology information is breathtaking, but the easy format appeals to the humble traveler looking for a new destination as well. The photography is stunning and provides a current view of the state...Discover Oregon on a whole new level.'--Wendy Stevens --Portland Book Review Read more About the Author Marli B. Miller is a senior instructor and researcher in geology at the University of Oregon. She completed a MS and PhD in structural geology in 1987 and 1992, respectively. She teaches a variety of courses, including structural geology, field geology, and geophotography. In addition to numerous technical papers, she is the author of Geology of Death Valley National Park, with coauthor Lauren A. Wright, and the photographer for What’s So Great About Granite? Marli has two daughters, Lindsay and Megan. Read more

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Lonely Planet Italian Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf Travel Lonely Planet Italian Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf:Lonely Planet Italian Phrasebook & Dictionary.Lonely Planet Italian Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Italian phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Order an espresso like a local, ask shop keepers about the latest fashions and bargain for fresh produce at the market; all with your trusted travel companion. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now!Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every Travel Situation! Feel at ease with essential tips on culture, manners, idioms and multiple meanings Order with confidence, explain food allergies, and try new foods with the menu decoder Save time and hassles with vital phrases at your fingertips Never get stuck for words with the 3500-word two-way, quick-reference dictionary Be prepared for both common and emergency travel situations with practical phrases and terminology Meet friends with conversation starter phrases Get your message across with easy-to-use pronunciation guides Inside Lonely Planet Italian Phrasebook & Dictionary: Full-colour throughout User-friendly layout organised by travel scenario categories Survival phrases inside front cover for at-a-glance on-the-fly cuesCovers Basics - time, dates, numbers, amounts, pronunciation, reading tips, grammar rules Practical - travel with kids, disabled travellers, sightseeing, business, banking, post office, internet, phones, repairs, bargaining, accommodation, directions, border crossing, transport Social - meeting people, interests, feelings, opinions, going out, romance, culture, activities, weather Safe Travel - emergencies, police, doctor, chemist, dentist, symptoms, conditions Food - ordering, at the market, at the bar, dishes, ingredients The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Italian Phrasebook & Dictionary, a pocket-sized comprehensive language guide, provides on-the-go language assistance; great for language students and travellers looking to interact with locals and immerse themselves in local culture.About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

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Italian: How to Get Really Good at Italian: Learn Italian to Fluency and Beyond (2nd Edition)

Pdf Travel Italian: How to Get Really Good at Italian: Learn Italian to Fluency and Beyond (2nd Edition)

Pdf:Italian: How to Get Really Good at Italian: Learn Italian to Fluency and Beyond (2nd Edition).Millions of people learn Italian but only a very small percentage of learners can actually speak it fluently. Why is that?People in general are quick to point out that some are naturally built more than others to learn Italian and other languages. This is not necessarily true, however, since we have all come to learn and speak our native language fluently.If you find yourself overwhelmed trying to memorize thousands of Italian grammar rules and vocabulary words or are struggling to speak Italian with native speakers, try this book! This is not a basic Italian for beginners textbook designed to teach Italian but a book that will teach you how to learn Italian the smart way and get you to fluency faster using highly effective language learning methods and techniques.There exists hundreds of Italian language coursebooks, Italian phrase books, and basic Italian for beginners textbooks, but without smart language learning techniques and strategies, you are likely to forget what you have studied and reviewed and especially during a conversation. There exists an easier and more fun way to build your overall Italian language ability.In How to Get Really Good at Italian, discover how you can easily conquer Italian language learning using highly effective methods and strategies used by polyglots (language learning experts). These methods and techniques can even be used to learn Italian grammar, phrases, and vocabulary from TV shows, videos, music, and video games.Learn Italian smarter and faster starting today!

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Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf Travel Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf:Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook & Dictionary.Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Mandarin phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Order authentic street food, chat over a game of mah jong and bargain at the market; all with your trusted travel companion. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now!Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every Travel Situation! Feel at ease with essential tips on culture, manners, idioms and multiple meanings Order with confidence, explain food allergies, and try new foods with the menu decoder Save time and hassles with vital phrases at your fingertips Never get stuck for words with the 3500-word two-way, quick-reference dictionary Be prepared for both common and emergency travel situations with practical phrases and terminology Meet friends with conversation starter phrases Get your message across with easy-to-use pronunciation guides Inside Lonely Planet Phrasebook & Dictionary: Full-color throughout User-friendly layout organized by travel scenario categories Survival phrases inside front cover for at-a-glance on-the-fly cuesCovers Basics - time, dates, numbers, amounts, pronunciation, reading tips, grammar rules Practical - travel with kids, disabled travellers, sightseeing, business, banking, post office, internet, phones, repairs, bargaining, accommodations, directions, border crossing, transport Social - meeting people, interests, feelings, opinions, going out, romance, culture, activities, weather Safe Travel - emergencies, police, doctor, chemist, dentist, symptoms, conditions Food - ordering, at the market, at the bar, dishes, ingredients The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook & Dictionary, a pocket-sized comprehensive language guide, provides on-the-go language assistance; great for language students and travellers looking to interact with locals and immerse themselves in local culture.About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet is the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, and has been connecting travellers and locals for over 25 years with phrasebooks for 120 languages, more than any other publisher! With an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community, Lonely Planet enables curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves.

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McGraw-Hill's Chinese Pronunciation with CD-ROM

Pdf Travel McGraw-Hill's Chinese Pronunciation with CD-ROM

Pdf:McGraw-Hill's Chinese Pronunciation with CD-ROM.About the Author Live ABC is an experienced developer of Chinese language-learning materials, focusing on multimedia. Their goal is to create learning materials that balance practicality and pure learning fun. They are a recipient of the 2007 New Leading Product Development Project Award from Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs. Chinese Pronunciation won a Bronze award at the 2008 Horizon Interactive Awards, a leading international interactive media awards competition. LiveABC produces 5 Chinese-learning magazines and their interactive programs have been adopted at a number of U.S. and Korean schools and universities. Read more

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Lonely Planet Japanese Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf Travel Lonely Planet Japanese Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf:Lonely Planet Japanese Phrasebook & Dictionary.Lonely Planet Japanese Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Japanese phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Get to know your sushi from your sake, enjoy an elaborate tea ceremony with its centuries'-old conventions, and find your way elaborate transit maps; all with your trusted travel companion. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now!Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every Travel Situation! Feel at ease with essential tips on culture, manners, idioms and multiple meanings Order with confidence, explain food allergies, and try new foods with the menu decoder Save time and hassles with vital phrases at your fingertips Never get stuck for words with the 3500-word two-way, quick-reference dictionary Be prepared for both common and emergency travel situations with practical phrases and terminology Meet friends with conversation starter phrases Get your message across with easy-to-use pronunciation guides Inside Lonely Planet Japanese Phrasebook & Dictionary: Full-colour throughout User-friendly layout organised by travel scenario categories Survival phrases inside front cover for at-a-glance on-the-fly cuesCovers Basics - time, dates, numbers, amounts, pronunciation, reading tips, grammar rules Practical - travel with kids, disabled travellers, sightseeing, business, banking, post office, internet, phones, repairs, bargaining, accommodations, directions, border crossing, transport Social - meeting people, interests, feelings, opinions, going out, romance, culture, activities, weather Safe Travel - emergencies, police, doctor, chemist, dentist, symptoms, conditions Food - ordering, at the market, at the bar, dishes, ingredients The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Japanese Phrasebook & Dictionary, a pocket-sized comprehensive language guide, provides on-the-go language assistance; great for language students and travellers looking to interact with locals and immerse themselves in local culture. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

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The New York Times Large-Print Spring Forward Crossword Puzzles: 150 Easy to Hard Puzzles to Boost Your Brainpower

Pdf Travel The New York Times Large-Print Spring Forward Crossword Puzzles: 150 Easy to Hard Puzzles to Boost Your Brainpower

Pdf:The New York Times Large-Print Spring Forward Crossword Puzzles: 150 Easy to Hard Puzzles to Boost Your Brainpower.About the Author WILL SHORTZ, puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993, also founded and directs the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and the World Puzzle Championship. He is the Puzzlemaster for NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday.” Shortz lives in Pleasantville, New York. Read more

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Historic Homes of Waco, Texas

Pdf Travel Historic Homes of Waco, Texas

Pdf:Historic Homes of Waco, Texas.In this thoughtful tour of 120 historic homes in Waco, Texas, architectural historian Kenneth Hafertepe gives readers a glimpse of the surprising variety of styles and stories captured in the houses built by and for Wacoans. Focusing on the period from the 1850s to about 1940, Hafertepe provides not only snapshots of the dwellings in which the people of Waco lived, but also informed hints about how they lived: everyone from the wealthiest merchants to the humblest day laborers.Historic Homes of Waco, Texas incorporates material gleaned from city directories, fire insurance maps, census and cemetery records, and other archival and published sources to afford the most complete picture possible of how these homes came to be and what became of those who built and lived in them. Over 120 color photographs, also taken by the author, round out the descriptions. The popular enthusiasm for the television series featuring Waco-area “fixer-uppers,” coupled with the burgeoning local industry generated by the show’s two charismatic hosts, has certainly boosted interest in historic homes and buildings in Waco. Indeed, Hafertepe has incorporated a handful of properties featured on the show among the houses profiled in this book. But beyond any current entertainment craze, Historic Homes of Waco, Texas will stand the test of time as an authoritative and entertaining tribute to these important structures and the people who inhabited them.  

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Behind the Bench: Inside the Minds of Hockey's Greatest Coaches

Pdf Travel Behind the Bench: Inside the Minds of Hockey's Greatest Coaches

Pdf:Behind the Bench: Inside the Minds of Hockey's Greatest Coaches.They are motivators, key strategists, tough bosses, and choreographers. They can be branded as heroes, ousted as scapegoats, quietly valued as friends, and everything in between. It's all in the job description for an NHL head coach. In Behind the Bench, Craig Custance sits down for film sessions and candid conversations with some of the game's most notable modern luminaries - names like Mike Babcock, Joel Quenneville, Dan Bylsma, Todd McLellan, Ken Hitchcock, and Claude Julien - all of whom share their singular views on topics ranging from leadership secrets to on-ice game plans. Dissect some of hockey's greatest moments with the men who set the pieces in motion. Go straight to the source on what it's like to manage a dressing room full of the league's top stars or execute line changes with everything at stake. Signature games, including Stanley Cup finals, Olympic gold medal clashes, and World Championship contests - both wins and losses - are reflected upon and broken down in detail, making this a must-listen for current and aspiring coaches, players, and hockey fans alike.

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All the Wrong Moves: A Memoir About Chess, Love, and Ruining Everything

Pdf Travel All the Wrong Moves: A Memoir About Chess, Love, and Ruining Everything

Pdf:All the Wrong Moves: A Memoir About Chess, Love, and Ruining Everything.Review 'A smart, funny, and slyly profound book about the dark ecstasies of obsessive love. Sasha Chapin is a gentlemanly Gonzo, a dirty Bond, and he writes like a dream.' —Claudia Dey, author of Heartbreaker Read more About the Author SASHA CHAPIN is an award-winning journalist and recovering chess enthusiast. His writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, BuzzFeed, and Hazlitt. He lives in L.A. Read more

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Gumbo Life: Tales from the Roux Bayou

Pdf Travel Gumbo Life: Tales from the Roux Bayou

Pdf:Gumbo Life: Tales from the Roux Bayou.A sprightly, deeply personal narrative about how gumbo—for 250 years a Cajun and Creole secret—has become one of the world’s most beloved dishes.Ask any self-respecting Louisianan who makes the best gumbo and the answer is universal: “Momma.” The product of a melting pot of culinary influences, gumbo, in fact, reflects the diversity of the people who cooked it up: French aristocrats, West Africans in bondage, Cajun refugees, German settlers, Native Americans—all had a hand in the pot. What is it about gumbo that continues to delight and nourish so many? And what explains its spread around the world?A seasoned journalist, Ken Wells sleuths out the answers. His obsession goes back to his childhood in the Cajun bastion of Bayou Black, where his French-speaking mother’s gumbo often began with a chicken chased down in the yard. Back then, gumbo was a humble soup little known beyond the boundaries of Louisiana. So when a homesick young Ken, at college in Missouri, realized there wasn’t a restaurant that could satisfy his gumbo cravings, he called his momma for the recipe. That phone-taught gumbo was a disaster. The second, cooked at his mother’s side, fueled a lifelong quest to explore gumbo’s roots and mysteries.In Gumbo Life: Tales from the Roux Bayou, Wells does just that. He spends time with octogenarian chefs who turn the lowly coot into gourmet gumbo; joins a team at a highly competitive gumbo contest; visits a factory that churns out gumbo by the ton; observes the gumbo-making rituals of an iconic New Orleans restaurant where high-end Creole cooking and Cajun cuisine first merged.Gumbo Life, rendered in Wells’ affable prose, makes clear that gumbo is more than simply a delicious dish: it’s an attitude, a way of seeing the world. For all who read its pages, this is a tasty culinary memoir—to be enjoyed and shared like a simmering pot of gumbo.

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The Great Pyramid Owners' Workshop Manual: 2590 BC onwards - An insight into the construction, meaning and exploration of the Great Pyramid of Giza (Haynes Manuals)

Pdf Travel The Great Pyramid Owners' Workshop Manual: 2590 BC onwards - An insight into the construction, meaning and exploration of the Great Pyramid of Giza (Haynes Manuals)

Pdf:The Great Pyramid Owners' Workshop Manual: 2590 BC onwards - An insight into the construction, meaning and exploration of the Great Pyramid of Giza (Haynes Manuals).About the Author Franck Monnier is an engineer based in France and is currently associate researcher with the CNRS in Nanterre, Paris. He specialises in the study of ancient Egyptian architecture, including ancient Egyptian construction techniques, and is the author of several books and dozens of articles in this subject area. His main research fields are funerary and military architecture.David Ian Lightbody holds a PhD in archaeology from the University of Glasgow in Scotland, and a degree in engineering. He taught Egyptian history and courses on Egyptian temples at the University of Glasgow. He has published archaeological reports outlining the results of his ongoing research, and academic articles relating to the architecture, technical systems, and iconography used in the ancient world. Read more

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Notebook: Aberdeen Angus Cattle Excellent Composition Book Journal Diary for Men, Women, Teen & Kids Vintage Retro Design for researching where to see Highland Cows in Scotland

Pdf Travel Notebook: Aberdeen Angus Cattle Excellent Composition Book Journal Diary for Men, Women, Teen & Kids Vintage Retro Design for researching where to see Highland Cows in Scotland

Pdf:Notebook: Aberdeen Angus Cattle Excellent Composition Book Journal Diary for Men, Women, Teen & Kids Vintage Retro Design for researching where to see Highland Cows in Scotland.What better home for your notes, thoughts, plans and doodles than this journal? Wondering how to start journaling? Buy this book, pick up a pen or pencil and start your personal journey. 110 lightly-lined writing pages provide plenty of writing and doodle space. Compact size 6'' wide x 9'' high; ideal to fit in purses, backpacks, and totes.

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German: How to Learn German Fast, Including Grammar, Short Stories and Useful Phrases When in Germany

Pdf Travel German: How to Learn German Fast, Including Grammar, Short Stories and Useful Phrases When in Germany

Pdf:German: How to Learn German Fast, Including Grammar, Short Stories and Useful Phrases When in Germany.If you want to learn German in less time, then pay attention.... Are you sick and tired of not being able to learn German fast? Have you tried endless other ways of learning German, but nothing seems to stick? Do you finally want to say good-bye to your tendency to "forget most of what you've studied" and discover something that works for you?If so, then you've come to the right place.You see, German is easier than it seems. This audiobook will give you not only the basic grammar rules, but also many fun exercises for you to practice. If you've never studied German before or if you've studied it but you need to go back to the basics to get better, this audiobook will provide you with everything you need, especially if you are planning on traveling to Germany!Here's just a tiny fraction of what you'll learn:The alphabetCapitalization rulesPronunciationVerbsTensesNouns, articles, and casesSentence structureNumbers, time, date, and weatherColors, food, clothes, and body partsIntroducing yourself and writing a letter/an emailTalking about different topics and getting along in GermanyFirst-aid for tourists (vocabulary and phrases)Tips for faster learningAnd much, much moreSo, if you want to learn the German language fast, scroll up and click the "Buy Now" button!PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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Learn German Fast for Beginners: Master Your German Vocabulary with 1,000 of the Most Commonly Used Words, Verbs and Phrases in Everyday Conversation. Level 1 Language Lessons to Listen in Your Car.

Pdf Travel Learn German Fast for Beginners: Master Your German Vocabulary with 1,000 of the Most Commonly Used Words, Verbs and Phrases in Everyday Conversation. Level 1 Language Lessons to Listen in Your Car.

Pdf:Learn German Fast for Beginners: Master Your German Vocabulary with 1,000 of the Most Commonly Used Words, Verbs and Phrases in Everyday Conversation. Level 1 Language Lessons to Listen in Your Car..If you want to learn German without having to relocate to a German-speaking country for months or years, then keep reading.Learning a new language can seem difficult, if not impossible at the very beginning. If you are an adult, then it probably seems even scarier. You may have had a bad experience trying to learn a second language in school.You have wanted to learn German for some time now. It could just be because you are in love with the language or you may live in an area where German is routinely spoken. Regardless of the reason, your desire to learn a second language is genuine, and it has driven you here. It is easier than you think. You are not going to pull out your hair while learning German. It will not be long until you amaze your friends and family with your German. It is entirely possible that you could even hold a conversation with a native German speaker within a mere matter of weeks. Learn the most common words spoken in public. It seems that learning a foreign language is difficult because there are so many words to learn. In fact, this is not the truth at all. There are only about 1,000 words that you need to learn. If you learn just these words, it is possible to have a conversation with just about anyone. You will be talking to strangers in no time, and it will even surprise you. A second language opens up a new world of opportunities. A list of 1,000 of the most commonly used words in German and their translationsPDF transcripts to all lessonsNative German-speaking voice actor to make sure you develop an authentic German accentAnd most importantly, a fun and engaging teaching method that will have you looking forward to practicing with this program, and the more you practice, the more you learnYou may live in a community where German is widely spoken. If so, then you already have a feeling of what you are missing. It is an even bigger deal if you are a business person who is missing profits. Think about all the lost sales that you have had up to this point. You can be one step ahead of the competition by merely speaking the language of those who are seeking products or services.Let us not forget the social value of the spoken word. Have you ever been in a crowd of people without the ability to talk to them? It is more than just an awkward experience, as you already know. You will have the tools necessary to converse with them and make new friends.The time to learn is now. Learning a second language could not be easier than it is today. The most important investment you will ever make is in yourself. Take this opportunity, and make the most out of it. Live out your language dreams by taking a short amount of time out of each day to study our course.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

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Outlandish: Fuel Your Epic

Pdf Travel Outlandish: Fuel Your Epic

Pdf:Outlandish: Fuel Your Epic.Review Review quotes coming soon! Read more Book Description In Outlandish, Morgan Sjogren shares her adventurous attitudes and lifestyle in jaw-dropping photographs of the Southwest canyon country that will inspire you to find your own epic. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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100 Parks, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do

Pdf Travel 100 Parks, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do

Pdf:100 Parks, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do.About the Author With three decades as an editor, writer, and photographer under his belt, JOE YOGERST has lived and worked on four continents, including Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America. His writing has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, Islands Magazine, the International New York Times (Paris), and numerous National Geographic books including 50 States, 5,000 Ideas; Destinations of a Lifetime; and National Geographic Guide to National Parks of the United States. He has won four Lowell Thomas Awards, including one for Long Road South, his National Geographic book about driving the Pan American Highway from Texas to Argentina. He lives in San Diego, California. Read more

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100 Dives of a Lifetime: The World's Ultimate Underwater Destinations

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Pdf:100 Dives of a Lifetime: The World's Ultimate Underwater Destinations.About the Author CARRIE MILLER is an American-born, New Zealand-based travel writer. She has spent her career riding reindeer in Mongolia and diving with great white sharks in Australia, among other adventures. A contributing editor for National Geographic Traveler, Miller has also been published in Afar and Travel + Leisure, among others. She lives with her husband, a dive master, in Lake Hawea, New Zealand. BRIAN SKERRY (foreword) is a photojournalist specializing in marine wildlife and underwater environments. Since 1998 he has been a contract photographer for National Geographic magazine, covering a wide range of subjects and stories. He was named the Rolex National Geographic Explorer of the Year in 2017. His work has appeared in People, Sports Illustrated, U.S. News & World Report, Smithsonian, and Esquire, among other publications. The author/photographer of Shark, published in 2017, lives in Uxbridge, Massachusetts. Read more

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The Salt Path: A Memoir

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Pdf:The Salt Path: A Memoir.SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BOOK AWARDThe true story of a couple who lost everything and embarked on a transformative journey walking the South West Coast Path in England Just days after Raynor Winn learns that Moth, her husband of thirty-two years, is terminally ill, their house and farm are taken away, along with their livelihood. With nothing left and little time, they make the brave and impulsive decision to walk the 630 miles of the sea-swept South West Coast Path, from Somerset to Dorset, through Devon and Cornwall. Carrying only the essentials for survival on their backs, they live wild in the ancient, weathered landscape of cliffs, sea, and sky. Yet through every step, every encounter, and every test along the way, their walk becomes a remarkable and life-affirming journey. Powerfully written and unflinchingly honest, The Salt Path is ultimately a portrayal of home—how it can be lost, rebuilt, and rediscovered in the most unexpected ways.

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Arizona (National Geographic Guide Map)

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Pdf:Arizona (National Geographic Guide Map).About the Author Founded in 1915 as the Cartographic Group, the first division of National Geographic, National Geographic Maps has been responsible for illustrating the world around us through the art and science of mapmaking.Today, National Geographic Maps continues this mission by creating the world's best wall maps, recreation maps, atlases, and globes which inspire people to care about and explore their world. Read more

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The Mercury Fountain: A Novel

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Pdf:The Mercury Fountain: A Novel.“Eliza Factor’s first novel, The Mercury Fountain, explores what happens when a life driven by ideology confronts implacable truths of science and human nature. It also shows how leaders can inflict damage by neglecting the real needs of real people. Though the action takes place between 1900 and 1923, the resonance feel alarmingly contemporary. . . Factor counters convention with a sharp sense of character, evocative subplots and the dangerous allure of mercury itself.”--New York Times Book Review  "Factor develops her characters in entertaining ways while building a novel of social realism."--Kirkus Reviews  Set in a remote stretch of desert near the border of west Texas and Mexico at the turn of the twentieth century, this story follows the pursuits of Owen Scraperton as he struggles to establish Pristina, a utopian community based on mercury mining that aims to resolve the great questions of labor and race. As age, love, and experience cause Owen to modify his original vision, his fiercely idealistic daughter Victoria remains true to Pristina's founding principles—setting them up for a major conflict that captures the imagination of the entire town. The Mercury Fountain combines realistic modern writing with elements from American and Greco-Roman mythology, taking its cue from Mercury, the most slippery and mischievous of gods, who rules over science, commerce, eloquence, and thievery.  Eliza Factor was born in 1968 in Boston, Massachusetts, and currently resides in Brooklyn, New York. The Mercury Fountain is her debut novel.

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Running to the Edge: A Band of Misfits and the Guru Who Unlocked the Secrets of Speed

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Pdf:Running to the Edge: A Band of Misfits and the Guru Who Unlocked the Secrets of Speed.Review 'Running to the Edge reveals the untold history of how a determined coach and his motley crew of underdogs practically defibrillated U.S. distance running. It is at once a beautiful meditation on effort and a tale as captivating and suspenseful as a great race.' --David Epstein, New York Times bestselling author of The Sports Gene'Running To The Edge is at its heart a vivid, fascinating and affectionate portrait of a man who changed the sport of running in America, and of the sport that changed him. Through the story of a pioneer coach, Bob Larsen, Matt Futterman deftly describes both the running boom era of the 1970s and 1980s, and the resurgence of American distance-running talent in the aughts. I can't think of a runner who wouldn't enjoy this book.'--Ed Caesar, author of Two Hours: The Quest to Run the Impossible Marathon'A captivating narrative. Futterman gives us an informative history of American distance running while telling a fascinating story about a group of unconventional San Diegan boys who unexpectedly competed for a national cross country championship in 1976 against the well-established major running clubs. Futterman profiles a young coach Bob Larsen, who was developing training methods that would later turn UCLA into a national running powerhouse, and help lead Meb Keflezighi and Deena Kastor to become Olympic marathon medal winners.'--Bill Pierce, co-author of  Run Less, Run Faster'At the core, running is about pushing one’s self to the limit. Matthew Futterman’s Running to the Edge is a fascinating account of Bob Larsen’s journey to uncover the secrets of optimal run training, initially for himself and then for his runners. The story is riveting. If you love running this book will knock your shoes off--highly recommended!'--Jordan D. Metzl, MD, author of Dr. Jordan Metzl’s Running Strong “Matt Futterman’s definitive examination of this primal human sport--distance running--richly serves a subject he knows intimately and rewards the reader with a captivating ride. This is a classic American underdog tale, populated by appealing oddballs, in search of answers to an age-old mystery: Why do we run? Running to the Edge takes you right where it promises it go.'    --Mark Frost, author of The Match, and creator of “Twin Peaks”'Many running fans know about marathon star Meb Keflezighi and perhaps even about his longtime coach, Bob Larsen. But few have heard about Larsen's life and coaching before Meb. That's the story told for the first time in Running to the Edge, a tale about the ragtag, improbably named 'Jamul Toads' running club, and how Larsen's training methods turned the toads into national-class gazelles. It's a throwback story, recalling an era when passion was more important than sponsorships and the goal was more often guts than glory. Readers will feel themselves drawn into the Bob Larsen-Jamul Toads ethic, and they'll cheer out loud for the little-known underdogs. I know I did.' --Amby Burfoot, 1968 Boston Marathon champ, former editor in chief of Runners World and author of Runner's World Complete Book of Running'Packed with valuable knowledge elegantly conveyed, Running to the Edge is an inspiring and eye-opening look into the evolution of the distance running tradition. Matthew Futterman beautifully translates his passion and curiosity for running into a book that speaks to runners of all abilities.'--Alexi Pappas, distance runner and star of Tracktown'Coach Bob Larsen has been a father figure to me and provided me with guidance that was key to my success. He is knowledgeable and witty and his approach is all about making small progress in order to prepare you for big-time races. I’ve been fortunate to have his great insight for decades.' --Meb Keflezighi, New York and Boston Marathon Champion, and U.S. Olympic Silver Medalist Read more About the Author MATTHEW FUTTERMAN is Deputy Sports Editor of the New York Times. He has previously worked for The Wall Street Journal, The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Star-Ledger of New Jersey, where he was a part of the team that won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News in 2005. Like a lot of sportswriters, he is something of a frustrated athlete, who is still smarting from going 0-8 in singles his senior year at Union College. He blames a formerly weak psyche and sub-optimal serve. He grew up in Larchmont, New York, and graduated from Mamaroneck High School, Union College and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. He also attended the creative writing program at the University of Arkansas. He lives in New York with his wife and children. In his spare time he runs marathons. He is not sure why. Read more

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Running to the Edge: A Band of Misfits and the Guru Who Unlocked the Secrets of Speed

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Pdf:Running to the Edge: A Band of Misfits and the Guru Who Unlocked the Secrets of Speed.Visionary American running coach Bob Larsen assembled a mismatched team of elite California runners . . . the start of his decades-long quest for championships, Olympic glory, and pursuit of "the epic run."In the dusty hills above San Diego, Bob Larsen became America's greatest running coach. Starting with a ragtag group of high school cross country and track runners, Larsen set out on a decades-long quest to find the secret of running impossibly fast, for longer distances than anyone thought possible. Himself a former farm boy who fell into his track career by accident, Larsen worked through coaching high school, junior college, and college, coaxing talented runners away from more traditional sports as the running craze was in its infancy in the 60's and 70's. On the arid trails and windy roads of California, Larsen relentlessly sought the 'secret sauce' of speed and endurance that would catapult American running onto the national stage.      Running to the Edge is a riveting account of Larsen's journey, and his quest to discover the unorthodox training secrets that would lead American runners (elite and recreational) to breakthroughs never imagined. New York Times Deputy Sports Editor Matthew Futterman interweaves the dramatic stories of Larsen's runners with a fascinating discourse of the science behind human running, as well as a personal running narrative that follows Futterman's own checkered love-affair with the sport. The result is a narrative that will speak to every runner, a story of Larsen's triumphs--from high school cross-country meets to the founding of the cult-favorite 70's running group, the Jamul Toads, from national championships to his long tenure as head coach at UCLA, and from the secret training regimen of world champion athletes like Larsen's protégé, American Meb Keflezighi, to victories at the New York and Boston Marathons as well as the Olympics. Running to the Edge is a page-turner . . . a relentless crusade to run faster, farther.

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Moon Bahamas (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Moon Bahamas (Travel Guide).Turquoise waters, pristine beaches, world-famous rum, and a culture that welcomes you with a smile: Soak up the sun and fun with Moon Bahamas. Inside you'll find:Flexible itineraries, from a Nassau getaway to a week of island-hopping, including day trips to the Out Islands Strategic advice for travelers looking for family fun, romance, nightlife, water sports, and moreMust-see highlights and unique experiences: Go diving to see shipwrecks, underwater sculptures, and coral reefs, snorkel with sharks, or swim with friendly pigs. Spot wild pink flamingoes, climb to a historic stone monastery at the highest point in the Bahamas, or visit the iconic Hope Town Lighthouse. Relax in an oceanfront bungalow, sip cocktails made from local rum, and hang out with locals at a fish fryHonest recommendations from Nassau local Mariah Moyle on when to go, where to eat, how to get around, and where to stay, from guest cottages and beach bungalows to luxurious resortsFull-color photos and detailed maps throughout Background information on the landscape, climate, wildlife, and history Handy tips for families with children, LGBTQ travelers, seniors, and travelers with disabilitiesExperience the real Bahamas with Moon's practical tips and local know-how.Looking for more island adventures? Check out Moon Aruba, Moon Bermuda, or Moon Jamaica.

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Moon Bahamas (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Moon Bahamas (Travel Guide).About the Author In 2009, while navigating her 32' sailboat through the 700 islands of the Bahamas, Mariah Moyle washed up on the beach of a remote island in the Exuma island chain. That island, as per the most recent census, had a population of 7. And it was at the island's only beach bar that she met her Bahamas-born future husband Mark. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Mariah immediately found that palm trees and sunshine suited her, so she decided to stick around. Mariah and Mark lived on numerous islands throughout the Bahamas, including several years in the beautiful and remote Exumas, and chic and colorful Harbour Island, before landing in the 'big city' of Nassau in 2016.While living in Harbour Island, Mariah established Out Island Life, an informative website for those looking to travel, relocate, buy, or build in the Bahamas. Between her and Mark they have been to nearly every island region in the Bahamas and consider themselves go-to resources for all aspects of Bahamas life. Mariah regularly writes travel articles for her website, and enjoys contributing to a fellow writer's website, Women Who Live on Rocks, where she comically describes the quirks of island living. When she isn't writing, Mariah teaches yoga, and enjoys kiteboarding, paddlesurfing, and taking her three rescue potcakes (island dogs) for long walks on empty beaches. You can learn more about the Bahamas at www.outislandlifebahamas.com or follow her island adventures on Instagram @islandmariah. Read more

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Lonely Planet Belize (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Lonely Planet Belize (Travel Guide).Lonely Planet Belize is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the ancient Maya site of Caracol, dive the world-renowned Blue Hole, or spot toucans in the wild; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Belize and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Belize: Color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - music, cuisine, Ancient Maya, history, wildlife, land & environment, weddings & honeymoons, diving & snorkeling, politics, travel with children Over 40 maps Covers Belize District, Northern Cayes, Northern Belize, Cayo District, Southern Belize, Tikal, Flores, Guatemala and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Belize, our most comprehensive guide to Belize, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Central America on a Shoestring. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

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Moon Fiji (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Moon Fiji (Travel Guide).About the Author Minal Hajratwala first visited Fiji at age four, when she met her grandmothers for the first time and got a fishbone stuck in her foot. She returned numerous times, interviewing relatives and poring through archives to research her award-winning epic Leaving India: My Family's Journey from Five Villages to Five Continents. Called 'incomparable' by Alice Walker and 'searingly honest' by the Washington Post, the book won four literary awards in the United States. It opens with the story of her great-grandfather, who first migrated to Fiji in 1908.For this edition of Moon Fiji, she was delighted to scout out local hotspots, talent, and natural beauty, underwater as well as above ground, as a PADI-certified diver. Having traveled to islands all over the world, from the Philippines to the Seychelles to the Bahamas, Minal finds that despite threats from climate change and globalization, Fiji remains one of the most welcoming and gorgeous places on earth. A graduate of Stanford University, Minal is the author of a critically acclaimed poetry book, Bountiful Instructions for Enlightenment, and editor of the groundbreaking anthology Out! Stories from the New Queer India. She is the recipient of several writing awards including a professional fellowship at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a Fulbright senior fellowship to India. She is a co-founder of The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective. She lives in California, where she coaches writers, teaches, and lectures widely through her Write Like a Unicorn enterprise.David Stanley is an intrepid travel writer who's spent more than three decades adventuring across the world, crossing six continents overland and visiting 212 out of the planet's 245 countries and territories. He is the author of the original first edition of Moon Handbooks South Pacific, cowritten with the founder of Moon Travel Guides, Bill Dalton, in 1978. For that first trip across the Pacific, David bought the longest ticket ever issued in Canada by Pan American Airways. Since then, he's returned many times, visiting and revisiting the islands. You can find out more about David and read more about his adventures on his website: www.southpacific.org. Read more

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Moon Florida Gulf Coast (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Moon Florida Gulf Coast (Travel Guide).About the Author Joshua Lawrence Kinser is a native Floridian from Pensacola who spends the better part of each year traveling the entire length of the state's Gulf Coast. After bouncing between jobs for more than a decade, traveling around the world as a writer, a wildlife biology research technician, and a professional drummer on cruise ships, he returned to Florida to write full-time.Joshua honed his writing skills working as a staff writer for The Pensacola News Journal and publishing articles for magazines such as SAIL and Times of the Islands. As a wildlife biology tech, he has worked in Florida, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, Glacier National Park in Montana, and in the forests surrounding Yosemite National Park in California. He is passionate about the outdoors and is always searching for the best freshwater springs, hiking trails, campsites, and fishing spots along the Florida Gulf Coast.When he isn't writing guidebooks, Joshua is busy writing fiction and nonfiction. He currently splits his time between Black Mountain, North Carolina, and Gulf Breeze, Florida. Read more

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Moon Jamaica (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Moon Jamaica (Travel Guide).About the Author A dedicated reggae fan from a young age, Oliver Hill began his lasting relationship with Jamaica like many Americans: through the island's music. Friendships with fellow students of Jamaican heritage in high school ultimately led Oliver to visit the island, where he established a recording studio in a Kingston suburb in partnership with a local artist. Frequent trips to Spain and other destinations throughout his youth gave Oliver a global perspective on life and an unquenchable thirst for experiencing new places and cultures. Later, a masters program in journalism at Columbia University took Oliver back to Jamaica with a film crew to shoot Coping with Babylon, a chronicle of contemporary Rastafarian philosophy that has appeared in international film festivals around the world and as part of an exhibition at the Smithsonian titled 'Discovering Rastafari.'Oliver has worked as a video editor, ornithologist, and financial writer, and currently works as a correspondent for mergermarket, a Financial Times Group publication, in Latin America. For more information on Oliver's film production company, check out Sonerito.com. Read more

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Moon Fiji (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Moon Fiji (Travel Guide).Explore the colorful reefs, volcanic canyons, emerald rainforests, and unspoiled beaches of this sparkling archipelago with Moon Fiji. Inside you'll find:Flexible itineraries including four days on Taveuni Island, five days of island-hopping in the Yasawas, and the ten-day best of FijiStrategic advice for outdoor adventurers, diving enthusiasts, honeymooners, foodies, and moreMust-see highlights and unique experiences: Go scuba-diving and spot barracuda, manta rays, and dolphins, hike the rain-filled crater of a dormant volcano, island-hop on a speedboat, or zip-line through old-growth yesi forests. Share an intoxicating bowl of kava with new friends, tour an inland sugar plantation, or shop for handmade coconut-fiber crafts. Tour the largest market in Fiji, sample fresh papaya, passionfruit, and mangoes, and learn how to haggle over the catch of the day with local fishermenExpert insight: Minal Hajratwala, a writer with lifelong family ties to Fiji, recommends where to eat, how to get around, and where to stay, from guest cottages and beach bungalows to luxurious resortsFull-color photos and detailed maps throughout Reliable background information on the landscape, climate, wildlife, and history, as well as common customs, etiquette, and basic Fijian and Hindi phrasebooks Handy tips for families, seniors, students, and travelers with disabilitiesWith Moon Fiji's practical tips and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way.Exploring the South Pacific? Check out Moon New Zealand.

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My Scotland

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Pdf:My Scotland.'I love stories. My life has been book-ended and bookmarked by hearing them, reading them and telling them. In my mind's eye, I can see where each of these stories unfolds . . .'In MY SCOTLAND, number one bestselling author Val McDermid takes readers to the landscapes she has known all her life, and the places where her stories and characters reside.Accompanied by over 100 stunning photographs, this remarkable book uncovers Val's own Scotland in all its glory - from the iconic Isle of Skye to the majestic streets of Edinburgh; from the undiscovered hideaways of the Highlands to the wild and untamed Jura.Featuring excerpts from Val McDermid's bestselling novels and charting Karen Pirie's Fife to Lindsay Gordon's Glasgow, MY SCOTLAND is an unforgettable and uniquely personal journey.

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Scotland the Dreich

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Pdf:Scotland the Dreich.About the Author Alan McCredie has been a freelance photographer for a decade, working for most major agencies in Scotland and beyond. He has specialised in theatre and television, and has a flare for documentary and travel photography. Read more

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The Local Angler Fly Fishing Austin & Central Texas

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Pdf:The Local Angler Fly Fishing Austin & Central Texas.It may be a “best-kept secret,” but central Texas has some of the best spots for fly fishing in America. With Texas native and fly fishing expert Aaron Reed as your guide, enjoy dozens of wades and paddles, all within easy reach of Austin.Discover secluded spring creeks braced by soaring limestone cliffs. Wade in broad pools dotted with lily pads and stands of water willow. Fish in neighborhood ponds and float deep, slow rivers. Easy-to-follow narrative, detailed maps, and gorgeous color photographs make it easy to “Go fishing now!” even if you have only a few hours to spare.There’s something for every angler in central Texas. Visit the nation’s southernmost trout fishery in the Canyon Lake tailwaters. Find seven species in a single day, including the native Guadalupe bass and the Rio Grande cichlid. Fly Fishing Austin and Central Texas is your passport to the challenges and rewards of angling in this unique and beautiful region. A look inside:Directions to more than 80 legal access pointsDetailed on-the-water wade and paddle route descriptionsFull-color maps showing stream access pointsMore than 200 full-color photographsTips for “reading” central Texas streamsDozens of local angler-friendly hangoutsSuccessful local fly patterns – and how to tie themLocal and natural history: Comanches, conquistadors, jaguars, and at least one dinosaurDescriptions of common aquatic and riparian plantsComprehensive Texas river law primerTips for taking kids fishing.Advice for selecting rods, reels, and line for local conditions and speciesLocal fly shops and guide servicesHow to catch a riffle-loving Guadalupe bass.The mysterious story of Round Rock’s “Hairy Man”Where to find and how to catch trophy rainbow troutAnd much, much more!

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Spiral Jetta: A Road Trip through the Land Art of the American West

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Pdf:Spiral Jetta: A Road Trip through the Land Art of the American West.Erin Hogan hit the road in her Volkswagen Jetta and headed west from Chicago in search of the monuments of American land art: a salty coil of rocks, 400 stainless steel poles, a gash in a mesa, four concrete tubes, and military sheds filled with cubes. Her journey took her through the states of Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, and Texas. It also took her through the states of anxiety, drunkenness, disorientation, and heat exhaustion. Spiral Jetta is a chronicle of this journey.A lapsed art historian and devoted urbanite, Hogan initially sought firsthand experience of the monumental earthworks of the 1970s and the 1980s - Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty, Nancy Holt's Sun Tunnels, Walter De Maria's Lightning Field, James Turrell's Roden Crater, Michael Heizer's Double Negative, and the contemporary art mecca of Marfa, Texas. Armed with spotty directions, no compass, and less-than-desert-appropriate clothing, she found most of what she was looking for and then some."I was never quite sure what Hogan was looking for when she set out...or indeed whether she found it. But I loved the ride. In Spiral Jetta, an unashamedly honest, slyly uproarious, ever-probing book, art doesn't magically have the power to change lives, but it can, perhaps no less powerfully, change ways of seeing." (Tom Vanderbilt, New York Times Book Review)"The reader emerges enlightened and even delighted.... Casually scrutinizing the artistic works...while gamely playing up her fish-out-of-water status, Hogan delivers an ingeniously engaging travelogue-cum-art history." (Atlantic)"Smart and unexpectedly hilarious." (Kevin Nance, Chicago Sun-Times)"One of the funniest and most entertaining road trips to be published in quite some time." (June Sawyers, Chicago Tribune)"Hogan ruminates on how the work affects our sense of time, space, size, and scale. She is at her best when she reexamines the precepts of modernism in the changing light of New Mexico, and shows how the human body is meant to be a participant in these grand constructions." (New Yorker)

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Hinduism: A Simple Guide to the Hindu Religion, Gods, Goddesses, Beliefs, History, and Rituals + A Hindu Meditation Guide

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Pdf:Hinduism: A Simple Guide to the Hindu Religion, Gods, Goddesses, Beliefs, History, and Rituals + A Hindu Meditation Guide.If you want to learn about Hinduism, then pay attention...Two manuscripts in one audiobook:Hinduism: What You Need to Know about the Hindu Religion, Gods, Goddesses, Beliefs, History, and RitualsHindu Meditation: A Peaceful Guide to Dhyana, Yoga Exercises and Poses, Mindfulness, and Daily Meditations According to an Essential Scripture in Hinduism called the Bhagavad GitaThis audiobook will discuss the history and founding of Hinduism, the basics of the four main beliefs of Hinduism, the gods and goddesses which are associated with these beliefs, and how to practice the beliefs of Hinduism in everyday life. Hinduism: A Simple Guide to the Hindu Religion, Gods, Goddesses, Beliefs, History, and Rituals + A Hindu Meditation Guide will also bring up some philosophical questions based on the core beliefs of Hinduism that will help to guide decisions on life's actions.In part one of this audiobook, you will learn about:History and definition of HinduismThe beliefs of HinduismThe Gods and Goddesses of HinduismApplying the beliefs of Hinduism to everyday life and the concept of karmaHinduism and the belief of the soulHindu mythologyHindu rituals and ceremoniesAnd much, much more!In part two of this audiobook, you will learn about:DhyanaYoga exercise and posesMindfulnessDaily meditations according to an essential scripture in Hinduism called the Bhagavad GitaAnd much, much more!If you want to learn more about Hinduism and Hindu meditation, then scroll up and click "add to cart"!

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Hinduism: What You Need to Know About the Hindu Religion, Gods, Goddesses, Beliefs, History, and Rituals

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Pdf:Hinduism: What You Need to Know About the Hindu Religion, Gods, Goddesses, Beliefs, History, and Rituals.If you want to learn about Hinduism, then pay attention....This audiobook will discuss the history and founding of Hinduism, the basics of the four main beliefs of Hinduism, the gods and goddesses that are associated with these beliefs, and how to practice the beliefs of Hinduism in everyday life. Hinduism: What You Need to Know About the Hindu Religion, Gods, Goddesses, Beliefs, History, and Rituals will also bring up some philosophical questions based on the core beliefs of Hinduism that will help to guide decisions on life's actions.Here's just a tiny fraction of what you'll discover:History and definition of HinduismThe beliefs of HinduismThe gods and goddesses of HinduismApplying the beliefs of Hinduism to everyday life and the concept of karmaHinduism and the belief of the soulHindu mythologyHindu rituals and ceremoniesAnd much, much more!If you want to learn more about Hinduism, then scroll up and click "Buy Now"!

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AMC's Best Day Hikes in New Jersey: Four-Season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails in the Garden State, from the Skylands to the Shore

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Pdf:AMC's Best Day Hikes in New Jersey: Four-Season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails in the Garden State, from the Skylands to the Shore.About the Author Priscilla Estes, the former chair of AMC's Delaware Valley Chapter, has been leading hikes since 1996. After years of editing medical books and writing magazine features and a novel, she now hikes, writes, teaches yoga, and plays the gong. Read more

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National Geographic: Pacific Crest Trail Wall Map in gift box Wall Map (18 x 48 inches) (National Geographic Reference Map)

Pdf Travel National Geographic: Pacific Crest Trail Wall Map in gift box Wall Map (18 x 48 inches) (National Geographic Reference Map)

Pdf:National Geographic: Pacific Crest Trail Wall Map in gift box Wall Map (18 x 48 inches) (National Geographic Reference Map).About the Author Founded in 1915 as the Cartographic Group, the first division of National Geographic, National Geographic Maps has been responsible for illustrating the world around us through the art and science of mapmaking.Today, National Geographic Maps continues this mission by creating the world's best wall maps, recreation maps, atlases, and globes which inspire people to care about and explore their world. Read more

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Kauai Trailblazer Where to Hike, Snorkel, Bike, Paddle, Surf (Trailblazer Travel Books)

Pdf Travel Kauai Trailblazer Where to Hike, Snorkel, Bike, Paddle, Surf (Trailblazer Travel Books)

Pdf:Kauai Trailblazer Where to Hike, Snorkel, Bike, Paddle, Surf (Trailblazer Travel Books).The NEW 2019, Revised 21st ANNIVERSARY EDITION of Kauai Trailblazer is favorite among locals and adventure travelers alike, it's packed with new activities, dozens of fresh photos, and a special Trailblazer Kids chapter for families. Includes updates from the 2018 flood.Trailblazer guides are popular among independent and active travelers. The books are known for their user-friendly format, readability, and sharp graphics. You'll find all the mountain ridges, tropical gardens, beaches, coves and lagoons, jungles, rivers, historic landmarks and cultural sites, coral reefs, ancient ruins, and coastal bluffs-all the places to get wet, muddy, and have fun on Kaua'i. Less energetic visitors will appreciate the book's driving tours, which hit the headliners along with the island's out-of-the-way charms.The authors have spent years exploring Kaua'i, and it shows. A Resource Links section gives visitor information and cultural contacts, recommended recreational outfitters, museums and attractions, Hawaiiana shops and hula shows, as well as a hand-picked list of restaurants and places to stay. Safety precautions and traveling tips are included, and a Best Of section lets you select among activities to suit your mood.122 hikes and strolls to mountain ridges, tropical gardens, beaches, jungles, coves, reefs, historic landmarks and ancient ruins, swamps, craters, forests, coastal bluffs and tide pools, towns, canyons, waterfalls and river valleys70 beaches, including 23 reachable only by trail44 snorkeling pools, both the island favorites and hidden coves66 mountain bike rides along forest, coastal, and countryside trails, as well as resort paths27 kayaking waters13 rivers and streams 14 bays and lagoons38 surfing spots, including the best places to watch10 maps and 175 photographs including a four-page color insertDriving Tours, featuring heiaus, wildlife sanctuaries, cultural and historical sites, tourist attractions and natural wondersResource Links to recreational outfitters, stables, golf courses, camping, transportation, accommodations, local-style eats and shopsAppendices of Hawaiian words, place names, movie locations, hula performances, farmer's markets, weather, flora and history

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New England Waterfalls: A Guide to More than 500 Cascades and Waterfalls (Third Edition)

Pdf Travel New England Waterfalls: A Guide to More than 500 Cascades and Waterfalls (Third Edition)

Pdf:New England Waterfalls: A Guide to More than 500 Cascades and Waterfalls (Third Edition).About the Author Greg Parsons is a native New Englander who has been discovering new waterfalls and updating this guide for 15 years. He lives north of Boston, MA.Kate Watson lives in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and has been exploring the waterfalls of New England for 15 years.  Read more

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2019 Guide to Havasupai and Havasu Falls (A Grand Canyon Guidebook)

Pdf Travel 2019 Guide to Havasupai and Havasu Falls (A Grand Canyon Guidebook)

Pdf:2019 Guide to Havasupai and Havasu Falls (A Grand Canyon Guidebook).The 2019 Guide to Havasupai and Havasu Falls is the most complete and up to date resource for visiting Havasupai and Havasu Falls. Its is packed with essential information, insider tips, fascinating historical context and all the changes that are new for 2019.The Havasupai Native American Indians are the original inhabitants of The Grand Canyon, which is recognized as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. For over 700 years the Havasupai farmed, cultivated and sustainably stewarded the Canyon’s natural settings so well that president Theodore Roosevelt in 1903 proclaimed that: “In the Grand Canyon, Arizona has a natural wonder which is in kind absolutely unparalleled throughout the rest of the world.”The Havasupai Tribe’s traditional territory stretched all the way from Havasu Canyon and its picturesque Waterfalls in the west, to Flagstaff’s mighty San Francisco Peaks in the south, and bordering the fertile lands shared with the Hopi and Navajo around Moenkopi/Tuba city, in the east. The Havasupai are also the original Grand Canyon trail builders and explorers of some of the most astounding features of the Grand Canyon, and in particular some of its best springs and waterfalls. Their Canyon enhancing legacy can still be enjoyed today in the from of Bright Angel Trail, the most traveled trail down in the Grand Canyon. They built its original version to be able to spend time at their homes down at “Indian Garden” (and also up on the Rim), in what is now part of the main tourist destinations in the Grand Canyon National Park. Later, tourism entrepreneurs and the National Park Service expanded on the original Havasupai trails and opened up the unparalleled wonders of hiking the Grand Canyon to the rest of the world.For dozens of generations the Havasupai spent their winters living and hunting up on the South Rim plateau, and summers farming below the Rim, primarily in the area around which is now Supai Village. They were self-sufficient and cultivated rich traditions and a vibrant trading culture.Encounters with European outsiders over the past 150 years have drastically impacted their territory (it is now a fraction of its previous size) and way of life, and nowadays their primary source of income is tourism, mainly by making their world famous waterfalls available for public visiting.In 2018, over 200,000 people from all over the world attempted to make a reservation to visit Havasupai and Havasu Falls, with over 95% of those trying to make a reservation doing so on the first day reservations opened up for the year. Only a fraction of them were able to obtain a permit, mainly because the Havasupai have strict daily limits on campground spots and on the number of visitors that are permitted to be on the Reservation at anyone time. Day trips are not allowed and visitors must either obtain an overnight camping, or lodge reservation in order to visit and recreate at Havasupai.It takes determination, thorough preparation, good health and fitness, patience and flexibility, and maybe most importantly, being a good and respectful guest of the Havasupai people when granted the honor and permission to spend a few days in the heart of the Grand Canyon and at one of the most beautiful places on earth!This guide is part of the Grand Canyon Guidebook series; written, compiled and edited by Benedict Dughoff. Benedict Dughoff is the Executive Director of the Grand Canyon Trails Association (GCTA) and co-founder of the largest group of online Grand Canyon communities in the world, which includes the Grand Canyon Hikers group on Facebook.The GCTA’s mission is to advocate for, educate about and help preserve Grand Canyon resources and public access to its trails. Proceeds from sales of Grand Canyon Guidebooks, including this edition, go to support GCTA’s mission and causes. For more information, visit GrandCanyonTrails.org. Thank you for your support!Benedict DughoffJanuary 2019

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Moon Camino de Santiago: Sacred Sites, Historic Villages, Local Food & Wine (Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Moon Camino de Santiago: Sacred Sites, Historic Villages, Local Food & Wine (Travel Guide)

Pdf:Moon Camino de Santiago: Sacred Sites, Historic Villages, Local Food & Wine (Travel Guide).About the Author A Colorado native based in southern New Jersey, Beebe Bahrami extends her idea of home on regular semi-nomadic treks, visits, explorations, and excavations in southwestern France and northern Spain, one of Europe's oldest, deeply traversed, wild, and culturally rich landscapes.Ever since she first stepped on to the Camino de Santiago in 1995, Beebe knew she found her place in the world and has delved deeply into these ancient paths and places across France and Spain. Having walked the Camino de Santiago now too many times to count, she has also lived on different stretches of the trail. She has survived pigeon, boar, and rabbit hunting season in the Pyrenees, gone mushroom hunting in Navarra, detoured with sheepherders in Rioja, practiced chanted prayer in Castile, pressed grapes in León, and studied herbs and rituals with a druid in Galicia. Beebe is the author of two travel memoirs, Café Oc: A Nomad's Tales of Magic, Mystery, and Finding Home in the Dordogne of Southwestern France, and Café Neandertal: Excavating the Past in One of Europe's Most Ancient Places. In addition to Moon Camino de Santiago, she has penned several travel guides, including The Spiritual Traveler Spain: A Guide to Sacred Sites and Pilgrim Routes, and Historic Walking Guides Madrid. Her work also appears in Wine Enthusiast, The Bark, and Archaeology, among others. To read her work, visit www.beebebahrami.weebly.com. When Beebe is not on the trail or writing about travel, food, wine, outdoor adventures, archaeology, and sacred traditions, she is studying trekking gear catalogs, pouring over obscure cookbooks, trying to master the subjunctive in French and Spanish, doing yoga, and surfing her trusty 7'6' surfboard while dreaming of her next Camino. Read more

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Best Easy Day Hikes Yosemite National Park (Best Easy Day Hikes Series)

Pdf Travel Best Easy Day Hikes Yosemite National Park (Best Easy Day Hikes Series)

Pdf:Best Easy Day Hikes Yosemite National Park (Best Easy Day Hikes Series).About the Author Suzanne Swedo is the author of numerous FalconGuides, including Hiking Yosemite National Park. The director of W.I.L.D, a company that offers natural history adventures around the world, she has worked as a naturalist in Yosemite for 30 years. She lives with her family in the Los Angeles area. Read more

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Moon Glacier National Park (Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Moon Glacier National Park (Travel Guide)

Pdf:Moon Glacier National Park (Travel Guide).About the Author Becky Lomax was three years old when her parents first took her to stay with friends who worked as rangers at Two Medicine Lake in Glacier National Park. During college, Becky worked two summers in the historic Glacier Park Lodge, an easy hop to Two Medicine. She spent her days off hiking, backpacking, and climbing throughout the park.After teaching high school writing and speech outside Seattle, she and her husband moved to Whitefish for quick access to Glacier. She worked in the park for a decade as a hiking and backpacking guide, leading many first-time visitors to Gunsight Pass, Fifty Mountain, and Iceberg Lake. She also served on staff at Granite Park Chalet, spotting wolverines and bagging nearby peaks in her off time.Today, Becky maintains her strong link with Glacier by using her full-time writing career as an excuse to keep hiking in the park. In magazine stories, she lauds the park's trails, historic lodges, scenic drives, wildlife, and wildflowers. She tags along with biologists in the field to radio-collar bighorn sheep and grizzly bears. She also treks annually to Grinnell Glacier to write about how climate change is melting the park's ice fields. Becky serves as the western writer for On the Snow, a website that provides snow reports for ski resorts. She also writes stories for regional newspapers and national magazines such as Smithsonian and Backpacker. Read more

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Pacific Crest Trail Data Book: Mileages, Landmarks, Facilities, Resupply Data, and Essential Trail Information for the Entire Pacific Crest Trail, from Mexico to Canada

Pdf Travel Pacific Crest Trail Data Book: Mileages, Landmarks, Facilities, Resupply Data, and Essential Trail Information for the Entire Pacific Crest Trail, from Mexico to Canada

Pdf:Pacific Crest Trail Data Book: Mileages, Landmarks, Facilities, Resupply Data, and Essential Trail Information for the Entire Pacific Crest Trail, from Mexico to Canada.Review An indispensable data-guide book to any one planning to thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail --gilberto d'UrsoThis is small Data book, worthy of its weight. Carry one with you and peel the pages off as you go along. It will keep you informed and on trail. --Gilberto d'Urso - Mountain N' Air Books Read more From the Inside Flap FROM THE AUTHOR: THE JOURNEY The future begins with a dream... And what a wonderful dream it was! I thru-hiked the Pacific Crest Trail in 1996; to this day, memories of that life continue to make me smile. The sweet innocence of the unknown, the lessons still to be learned. How I yearn to feel those moments! I started on the PCT not fully knowing what to expect. It was the most challenging journey I had ever attempted. The long expanse of the desert, the refreshing High Sierra, and the beautiful Cascade Mountains―nature became my home. Every night, I slept in different places, sometimes on a hill, in a valley, or on top of a mountain. I found myself seeking and finding special places, and treasuring the times when I could feel deeply. In nature, I saw more moments that in my mind could not be possible, and yet they happened. I remember the uncertainty, the not knowing of what would be. But, at the same time, as my knowledge increased and gave power, it also limited me. Knowledge created a boundary that at times became the border of my life. It was only by questioning what I knew and in doing difficult things that I could grow. Here I learned my four treasured lessons: Take care of those whom you love. Take care of your health. Do not limit yourself to what you know. Try and learn. Share your life. We are not meant to be alone. I am glad that many continue to protect this most beautiful treasure. To the future! A note about my trail name: When I started on the PCT, I met many Appalachian Trail thru-hikers, most of whom had trail names. For two months, I hiked across Southern California with the veteran AT hikers, pondering what my trail name should be. We finally reached Kennedy Meadows and saw the movie Grizzly Adams. Next thing I knew, my trail name, “Gentle Ben,” came into being, bestowed by the one and only “Rude Dog.” Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Moon California Camping: The Complete Guide to More Than 1,400 Tent and RV Campgrounds (Moon Outdoors)

Pdf Travel Moon California Camping: The Complete Guide to More Than 1,400 Tent and RV Campgrounds (Moon Outdoors)

Pdf:Moon California Camping: The Complete Guide to More Than 1,400 Tent and RV Campgrounds (Moon Outdoors).About the Author For over 30 years, Tom Stienstra's full-time job has been to capture and communicate the outdoor experience. This has led him across California - fishing, hiking, camping, boating, biking, and flying - searching for the best of the outdoors and then writing about it.Tom is the nation's top-selling author of outdoors guidebooks. His documentary on the Tuolumne River received an Emmy in 2017. He has been inducted into the California Outdoor Hall of Fame and has twice been awarded National Outdoor Writer of the Year, newspaper division, by the Outdoor Writers Association of America. He has also been named California Outdoor Writer of the Year five times, most recently in 2007. Tom is the outdoors columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle; his articles appear on sfgate.com and in newspapers around the country. He also broadcasts a weekly radio show on KCBS-San Francisco.Tom lives in Northern California. You can contact him directly via the website tomstienstra.com. His guidebooks include:Moon California Hiking (with Ann Marie Brown)Moon California FishingMoon Northern California CampingMoon Northern California Hiking (with Ann Marie Brown)Moon Oregon CampingMoon Pacific Northwest CampingMoon Washington CampingMoon West Coast RV Camping Read more

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Best Easy Day Hikes Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks (Best Easy Day Hikes Series)

Pdf Travel Best Easy Day Hikes Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks (Best Easy Day Hikes Series)

Pdf:Best Easy Day Hikes Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks (Best Easy Day Hikes Series).From the Back Cover Best Easy Day Hikes Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks features concise descriptions and easy-to-folow maps for twenty-eight short hikes through some of the most spectacular scenery in this natural wonderland. Look inside for: * Half-hour strolls to full-day adventures* Hikes for everyone, including families* Hikes ranked from easiest to most challenging* GPS coordinates for all trailheads   Read more About the Author Veteran author and backcountry explorer Erik Molvar discovered backpacking while working on a volunteer trails crew in the North Cascades of Washington. He is the author of more than a dozen FalconGuides for such places as Glacier National Park, the Bob Marshall Wilderness, Olympic National Park, Zion and Bryce Canyon National Park, as well as Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness. He lives in Laramie, Wyoming. Read more

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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque: Including Santa Fe, Mount Taylor, and San Lorenzo Canyon

Pdf Travel 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque: Including Santa Fe, Mount Taylor, and San Lorenzo Canyon

Pdf:60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque: Including Santa Fe, Mount Taylor, and San Lorenzo Canyon.About the Author David Ryan left his conventional job in the business world at the age of 49 to rearrange his life into a mixture of income-producing and personal activities. Since making that change, he has found time to walk the 2,180-mile Appalachian Trail from end to end, walk the Camino de Santiago from France to Santiago de Compostela in the west of Spain, become involved in archaeology, earn a black belt in aikido, and pursue several other outdoor and walking activities. For the past 18 years he has explored the New Mexico backcountry, looking for previously unknown archaeology sites as a volunteer for the Bureau of Land Management. He is the author of Long Distance Hiking on the Appalachian Trail for the Older Adventurer, The Gentle Art of Wandering, The Bisbee Stairs, and a blog on walking and wandering at www.gentleartofwandering.com. Ryan lives in Albuquerque with his wife, Claudia, and his three dogs: Paddy, Petey, and Sparky. Stephen Ausherman is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Art Therapy & Counseling at Southwestern College in Santa Fe. In pursuit of stories as a freelance journalist, Ausherman interviewed witchdoctors in the foothills of Kilimanjaro and crisscrossed Iraq in an Oldsmobile. He also taught English in Korea and China. He has been recognized in various communities for his work with children and adults with developmental disabilities. Born in China and raised in North Carolina, Ausherman took an unscheduled detour to New Mexico in 1996. He has lived there ever since. Read more Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. Introduction The 3rd edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque has 19 brand new hikes. Seventeen of the retained hikes have been significantly revised with new routings to effectively make them new and better hikes. And we have added 7 new secondary or bonus hikes to the book. The remaining hikes have all been updated to reflect changes in signage, trail conditions, access rules, and the like. In most of the hikes, we have added options for making a hike shorter or longer. So please don’t let the length of a hike deter you from considering it. Our hope is that you find every hike in the book worth doing and worth the drive it took to get there. For me personally, developing this 3rd edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque has been a transformative experience in realizing how lucky we are to be in New Mexico. It’s very easy to get caught up in one’s daily life and just forget that we live in a remarkable and wonderful state. If you are fortunate enough to go on every one of these hikes you’ll encounter the most beautiful landscapes in the country. You’ll go from high-country mountains and alpine lakes to the most twisted sandstone formations in the desert that you can imagine. You’ll pass through remarkable canyons, find amazing rock art, and encounter something that you can find only in New Mexico. You’ll find some hikes right around the corner and others in areas so remote that you’ll have a hard time believing that you are within 60 miles of anything, let alone Albuquerque. You’ll find dozens of hikes that would be national parks if they were in another state. There is so much out there for you to discover! In addition to extraordinary landscape, we live in a state that was meant for hiking. We can hike in all four seasons. When the mountains are snowed in, we can hike in the deserts. When the deserts and the city are blistering hot, we can cool off in the mountains. We can hike almost every day of the year in comfortable weather. I personally cannot think of any other city in the country that has the same access to remarkable and diverse landscapes and perfect hiking weather as Albuquerque. Again, we are fortunate to have so much available to us. We have retained the basic structure of the book by organizing the hikes around road corridors and the two main cities of Albuquerque and Santa Fe in our 60-mile radius. Read more

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Japan Travel Guide : Discover The City Of Tokyo & Scale the Mt Fuji Even If Your Budget is Limited (japan travel guide Book Book 1)

Pdf Travel Japan Travel Guide : Discover The City Of Tokyo & Scale the Mt Fuji Even If Your Budget is Limited (japan travel guide Book Book 1)

Pdf:Japan Travel Guide : Discover The City Of Tokyo & Scale the Mt Fuji Even If Your Budget is Limited (japan travel guide Book Book 1).Want to experience Japan at its fullest potential without spending tons of your money in your trip? Then, this Japan travel guide is all you need!Spend all-night in a karaoke parlour in Shinjuku, walk the forest path to Tokyo's largest Shinto shrine, Meiji-jingu, or sample the delights of Mitsukoshi's food hall; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Tokyo and begin your journey now!We’re going to take you through…The best places to visit in Tokyo – the Haneda Airport is the world’s busiest!An overview of the magnificent Mt. Fuji – there were once plans to paint Mt. Fuji red!All the essential info like hours of operation, transit tips, prices etcHistorical and cultural context gives you a richer travel experience: learn about history, festivals, rituals, values, beliefs and traditionsYour adventure awaits you! . With the Japan Travel Guide, you’ll be equipped with everything you need to have an unforgettable trip.!Get your copy today! 

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In Putin's Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia's Eleven Time Zones

Pdf Travel In Putin's Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia's Eleven Time Zones

Pdf:In Putin's Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia's Eleven Time Zones.In Putin’s Footsteps is Nina Khrushcheva and Jeffrey Tayler’s unique combination of travelogue, current affairs, and history, showing how Russia’s dimensions have shaped its identity and culture through the decades.With exclusive insider status as Nikita Khrushchev’s great grand-daughter, and an ex-pat living and reporting on Russia and the Soviet Union since 1993, Nina Khrushcheva and Jeffrey Tayler offer a poignant exploration of the largest country on earth through their recreation of Vladimir Putin’s fabled New Year’s Eve speech planned across all eleven time zones.After taking over from Yeltsin in 1999, and then being elected president in a landslide, Putin traveled to almost two dozen countries and a quarter of Russia’s eighty-nine regions to connect with ordinary Russians. His travels inspired the idea of a rousing New Year’s Eve address delivered every hour at midnight throughout Russia’s eleven time zones. The idea was beautiful, but quickly abandoned as an impossible feat. He correctly intuited, however, that the success of his presidency would rest on how the country’s outback citizens viewed their place on the world stage.Today more than ever, Putin is even more determined to present Russia as a formidable nation. We need to understand why Russia has for centuries been an adversary of the West. Its size, nuclear arsenal, arms industry, and scientific community (including cyber-experts), guarantees its influence.

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Classichoice Word Search: Treasures of Ireland, Large Print

Pdf Travel Classichoice Word Search: Treasures of Ireland, Large Print

Pdf:Classichoice Word Search: Treasures of Ireland, Large Print.The Classichoice Word Search Series is designed to incorporate common vocabulary words into fun, challenging word search exercises. Treasures of Ireland, Large Print consists of 80 word search puzzles with over 1,000 words around themes in history and culture involving Ireland. The word search puzzles present themes full of words steeped in Irish wit and heritage. Whether used as a tool for learning or pure entertainment, each word search challenge provides an opportunity to expand your Gaelic vocabulary and knowledge of Ireland to a new level. Use each word search as a way to grow your love of the Emerald Isle and exercise your brain. Or use it as an ideal gift for St. Patrick’s Day.

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Shaded by Stone

Pdf Travel Shaded by Stone

Pdf:Shaded by Stone.From the Author I want to bring you into the mountains with me. I want to show you what moves me up there. I've asked myself so many times why I climb. This narrative is as close to an answer as I will get.--Ari Schneider Read more From the Inside Flap Featuring stories of first ascents in the desert, alpine climbs in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia, a big wall in Yosemite, and more exciting mountain adventures. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Best Climbs Denver and Boulder: Over 200 Of The Best Routes In The Area (Best Climbs Series)

Pdf Travel Best Climbs Denver and Boulder: Over 200 Of The Best Routes In The Area (Best Climbs Series)

Pdf:Best Climbs Denver and Boulder: Over 200 Of The Best Routes In The Area (Best Climbs Series).About the Author Stewart M. Green is a lifelong climber as well as a professional writer and photographer who specializes in adventure travel and climbing subjects. He has written 18 books, many for FalconGuides, including many comprehensive rock climbing books including Rock Climbing Europe, Rock Climbing Colorado, Rock Climbing New England, Rock Climbing Utah, and Rock Climbing Arizona. He has also written and photographed articles for many outdoor publications, including Climbing and Rock and Ice magazines. He is the site administrator and editor for the climbing website on About.com. He regularly does book signings at the Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City for FalconGuides as well as at other venues and is experienced doing both radio and television interviews. He works as a rock climbing guide for Front Range Climbing Company in Colorado. Read more

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The Last Englishman: Book 1

Pdf Travel The Last Englishman: Book 1

Pdf:The Last Englishman: Book 1.A real-life adventurer. A gruelling pan-American trek. Will one Englishman dare to face his fears?Shortlisted for Outdoor Book of the Year by The Great Outdoors magazineBorn traveller Keith Foskett had thousands of miles of thru-hiking experience when he prepared for his toughest challenge yet: a gruelling 2,640-mile hike from Mexico to Canada. In a six-month journey along America's Pacific Crest Trail, he crossed the arid expanses of California's deserts, the towering peaks of Oregon's volcanic landscape, and the dense forests of Washington.Battling phobias of bears, snakes, critters, and camping in the woods after dark, can Foskett find new ways to achieve his ultimate goal when the worst winter in years bears down on the trail?Shortlisted for The Great Outdoors magazine Outdoor Personality of the Year and Book of the Year multiple times, veteran storyteller Keith Foskett lets you join him for a trek across the greatest long-distance hiking trail on Earth. With witty humor, astute observations, and a delightful cast of characters, you'll discover a compelling narrative that turns the travelogue formula on its head.The Last Englishman is an extraordinary travel memoir by an experienced long-distance hiker. If you believe there's more to life than work, yearn for new horizons and challenges, and believe in overcoming adversity, then you'll love Keith Foskett's tale of exploration. Discover The Last Englishman to embark on a journey of tenacity today!Reviews"The Pacific Crest Trail is one of the most beautiful and diverse long distance trails in the world. The Last Englishman allows you to experience this amazing trail through the eyes of a thru-hiker. If you cannot take the time to hike the trail, then you should definitely take the time to read about it." (Jennifer Pharr Davis, previous record holder for the fastest thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail)"It's rare to find a book that captures the experience of long distance backpacking so well, and that is also fun to read. Fozzie's account of his Pacific Crest Trail hike is educational, inspirational, and hilarious. A must-read for aspiring thru-hikers and outdoor adventure seekers." (Erik Asorson, The PCT Atlas)

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Paris by Design: An Inspired Guide to the City's Creative Side

Pdf Travel Paris by Design: An Inspired Guide to the City's Creative Side

Pdf:Paris by Design: An Inspired Guide to the City's Creative Side.About the Author Eva Jorgensen is cofounder of Sycamore Co. In its decade creating award-winning stationery, photography, illustration, and other kinds of original content for top-tier clients, media (Vogue, Design Sponge, Martha Stewart), and stockists (Anthropologie, West Elm, Paper Source), Sycamore Co. has organically grown a dedicated social media following, and its products have been carried by more than 350 retailers.   Read more

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Camping Montana: A Comprehensive Guide to Public Tent and RV Campgrounds (State Camping Series)

Pdf Travel Camping Montana: A Comprehensive Guide to Public Tent and RV Campgrounds (State Camping Series)

Pdf:Camping Montana: A Comprehensive Guide to Public Tent and RV Campgrounds (State Camping Series).About the Author Born in Wyoming near the southwestern edge of the Black Hills, Ken still considers himself a native. Currently Ken lives in Craig, Colorado with his wife Sandy. They still load up and head into the vast expanse all around them at any opportunity. The adventure of the treasure hunt lives on, even if the destiny of old age slows Ken up. Read more

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Moon Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon (Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Moon Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon (Travel Guide)

Pdf:Moon Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon (Travel Guide).About the Author Ann Marie Brown made her first solo trip to Yosemite at age 22. Like many first-time visitors, she was immediately inspired by the Valley's sheer granite walls and shimmering waterfalls. Parking her car at the first trailhead she saw, she set off on the Four-Mile Trail. Carrying nothing but a water bottle, she intended to hike only a short distance but was so wowed by the scenery that she kept on walking. Two hours later she found herself at Glacier Point, considered by many to be the grandest viewpoint in the West. Scanning the scene, she noticed tourists dressed in everything from high heels to a nun's habit, and realized that she could have driven to Glacier Point instead of walking. Ann Marie vowed she'd never again go hiking without a map. More than two decades later, Ann Marie has gained substantially more outdoor savvy and is a dedicated California outdoorswoman. She hikes, camps, and bikes more than 150 days each year. She is the author of 13 Moon guides, including several outdoors titles, like 101 Great Hikes of the San Francisco Bay Area, and is the co-author of Moon California Hiking with Tom Stienstra. Her work has also appeared in Sunset, VIA, and California magazines. Read more

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Day & Section Hikes Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon

Pdf Travel Day & Section Hikes Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon

Pdf:Day & Section Hikes Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon.About the Author One day years ago, Paul Gerald was sitting in his cubicle at a highly respected insurance company when the phone rang. It was a good friend inviting him on a walk across Oregon on the Pacific Crest Trail. A few months later, Paul was unemployed and sleeping in the woods―just the way he likes it. It’s not like he was a “career guy” when that phone rang. He grew up in Memphis and developed addictions early on to both hiking and traveling. He got the journalism bug while at Southern Methodist University in the 1980s and went on to work in the sports departments of the Dallas Times-Herald and Memphis Commercial Appeal. He was also a staff writer and travel columnist for the Memphis Flyer. He moved to Portland in 1996 because it’s a whole lot closer to mountains, old forests, clear rivers, and lonesome ocean beaches. Along the way, he has also written for Portland’s Willamette Week, the Oregonian, and all sorts of newspapers, magazines, and websites around the country. And to avoid doing any kind of settled work, he has dabbled in commercial fishing, social work, tossing packages into trucks, driving a taxi, and being a tour guide. Paul is the author of Menasha Ridge Press’s best-selling 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Portland, the sixth edition of which came out in Spring 2018. He also wrote, for Menasha Ridge, Peaceful Places: Portland and Best Tent Camping: Oregon. He wrote and published (as Bacon and Eggs Press) three editions of Breakfast in Bridgetown: The Definitive Guide to Portland’s Favorite Meal, and in 2018 he published a travel and cultural guide, The Groundhopper’s Guide to Soccer in England. To keep up with Paul and get in touch with him, visit paulgerald.com. Read more Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. If you’ve never hiked much or never backpacked, this book can be a key to getting started. You could begin with some easy hikes, build up to an overnighter, maybe string a few together for a longer trip, and soon find yourself comfortable exploring Oregon’s wondrous Pacific Crest Trail. And if you’re an experienced hiker or backpacker, this book could give you ideas for places to go that you didn’t know about. My goal is to bring you into the world of the PCT. It isn’t just a trail; it’s a subculture, a tribe, a way of life, a state of mind. It’s a whole new way of looking at places. For example, we all know about Timberline Lodge, and we all know about Crater Lake. And we think of it as, say, a five-hour drive between the two. What I want you to do is see these places as a long-distance PCT hiker sees them: as about a two-week walk during which you will skirt the edge of towering peaks like Mount Thielsen, pass through glorious meadows near the Three Sisters, plunge into the lakes of the Olallie Basin, and roam over peak after ridge after butte. That’s why, throughout this book, I’ve tried to tell you what a thru-hiker thinks of a place or how many “trail miles” it is between points. Who knows? You might get so hooked you decide to hike all the way across Oregon; nothing would make me happier. Read more

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Camping Florida: A Comprehensive Guide To Hundreds Of Campgrounds

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Pdf:Camping Florida: A Comprehensive Guide To Hundreds Of Campgrounds.About the Author Rick Sapp has been camping all his life, first in his back yard, then in his father's World War II canvas shelter as a Boy Scout, and now in the latest camping equipment that makes camping easy for any outdoorsperson. An accomplished writer - 'Writing for a living is the only thing I have ever wanted to do,' he says - Rick Sapp has authored a dozen books and literally hundreds of magazine articles. As always, his subjects are travel, the outdoors, and people who are making the most of their opportunities. Read more

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Moon Glacier National Park (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Moon Glacier National Park (Travel Guide).Through lush green parkland and to the top of jagged summits, forge your own path with Moon Glacier National Park. Inside you'll find:Flexible, strategic itineraries, ranging from one day in the park to a week-long road trip, designed for outdoor adventurers, families, road-trippers, and more The top experiences and unique ideas for exploring the park: Hike verdant valleys, trek through fields of alpine wildflowers, and walk beneath frigid waterfalls and over scenic high passes. Go whitewater rafting, cast a line into the Flathead River for wild trout, or hop on a guided horseback ride. Drive or bike the Going-to-Sun-Road, take in views of peaks and glaciers, and spot wild moose or grizzlies roaming the mountainside. Spend a night in a historic lakeside lodge, or set up camp after a day of adventurous backcountry exploringStrategies for getting to Glacier and coverage of gateway cities and townsExpert tips for travelers looking to go hiking, biking, backpacking, fishing, rafting, and more, plus detailed hike descriptions with individual trail maps and backpacking optionsValuable insight from former park guide and Glacier local Becky Lomax on how to avoid crowds and explore Glacier's less-visited areasWhen to go and where to stay inside the park, including hotels, campgrounds, hostels, and RV sitesFull-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps throughoutUp-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservations, plus essential packing and health and safety information, including how to avoid encounters with grizzlies, mountain lions, and other common wildlifeRecommendations for families, seniors, international visitors, travelers with disabilities, and traveling with petsThorough background on the terrain, culture, and the park's historyWith Moon Glacier National Park's expert advice and insider perspective, you can plan your trip your way.Visiting more of North America's national parks? Try Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton or Moon USA National Parks.

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Moon Zion & Bryce: With Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Grand Staircase-Escalante & Moab (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Moon Zion & Bryce: With Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Grand Staircase-Escalante & Moab (Travel Guide).With Moon Zion & Bryce, explore the colorful hoodoos, canyons, and iconic arches of all five of Utah's national parks. Inside you'll find:Full coverage of Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park, and Capitol Reef National Park, plus Grand Staircase-Escalante and MoabStrategic, flexible itineraries ranging from one day in each park to a week-long road trip covering all of them, designed for outdoor adventurers, road-trippers, families, and moreThe top experiences and unique ideas for exploring each park: Find the best spots for photographing the sunrise, or get your adrenaline pumping on a white-water rafting excursion down the Colorado River. Explore the beautiful remains of ancient Native American rock art throughout the parks or discover the creative, energetic spirit of the nearby town of Moab. Enjoy the serenity of Bryce in winter on cross-country skis or take a week-long summer road trip to hit every park on your listStrategies for getting to the parks and traveling between them, with suggestions of the best places to stop along the way to eat, rest, or explore, including coverage of gateway cities and towns like Moab, Kodachrome Basin, and EscalanteExpert tips from seasoned explorers W.C. McRae and Judy Jewell for travelers who want to backpack, mountain bike, raft, rock climb, horseback ride, or hike, plus essential packing and health and safety informationFull-color photos and detailed maps throughoutWhere to stay inside and outside of the parks, including the best spots to pitch a tent, park your RV, or relax at an upscale resortUp-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservationsRecommendations for families, LGBTQ+ travelers, seniors, international visitors, travelers with disabilities, and traveling with petsThorough background on the wildlife, terrain, culture, and historyWith Moon Zion & Bryce's expert advice and in-depth coverage, you can find your adventure.Visiting more of North America's incredible national parks? Try Moon USA National Parks, Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton, or Moon Glacier National Park. Hitting the road? Try Moon Southwest Road Trip.

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Moon Zion & Bryce: With Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Grand Staircase-Escalante & Moab (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Moon Zion & Bryce: With Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Grand Staircase-Escalante & Moab (Travel Guide).About the Author W.C. McRae has been exploring Utah for several decades, each time getting farther off the road and digging deeper into the landscape. Every trip has a different focus, whether it's hiking into a new and more remote canyon, fixating on ancient rock art, or going deluxe at guest ranches. Bill has written for Frommer's, Lonely Planet, and Mobile Guides, and has contributed to 1000 Places to See Before You Die. He has also edited books for National Geographic and provided content for websites such as GORP.com and Expedia.com. When not fixing up his old house in Astoria, Oregon, Bill has a day job as a high-tech marketing writer.While visiting Goosenecks State Park, Judy Jewell realized that, like the river below, she might be an example of entrenched meandering. Perhaps so...her work on the Moon guides to Utah, Montana, and Oregon has taken her to both the popular destinations and the remote areas in these states. In Utah, there's nothing she likes better than tromping through a dry wash in search of rock art or an old granary. When she's at home in Portland, Oregon, Judy works as a technical and scientific editor and a yoga teacher. Read more

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Take the Slow Road: England and Wales: Inspirational Journeys Round England and Wales by Camper Van and Motorhome

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Pdf:Take the Slow Road: England and Wales: Inspirational Journeys Round England and Wales by Camper Van and Motorhome.About the Author Martin Dorey is a writer, surfer and serial camper van owner. In 2011 he presented the BBC2 television programme 'One Man and his Camper Van'. He is the author of The Camper Van Cookbook (2010), The Camper Van Coast (2012), The Camper Van Bible (2016), Take the Slow Road: Scotland (2018) and No. More. Plastic (2018) and he writes regular features for Coast magazine, Camping magazine, Motorhome and Motorcaravan magazine, and the Huffington [email protected]; www.martindorey.com Read more

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Moon California Camping: The Complete Guide to More Than 1,400 Tent and RV Campgrounds (Moon Outdoors)

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Pdf:Moon California Camping: The Complete Guide to More Than 1,400 Tent and RV Campgrounds (Moon Outdoors).Find your perfect campsite within California's 20 million acres of forest, 1,200 miles of coastline, and countless wilderness areas with Moon California Camping.A Campsite for Everyone: A variety of campgrounds and RV parks, from secluded Sierra hike-ins to convenient roadside stopovers, including dog-friendly, family-friendly, and wheelchair accessible optionsRatings and Essentials: All campsites are rated on a scenic scale and marked with amenities like restrooms, trailhead access, picnic areas, laundry, piped water, showers, and playgroundsRecreation Highlights: Discover nearby hiking, swimming, fishing, water-skiing, whitewater rafting, hot springs, and options for winter sportsMaps and Directions: Easy-to-use maps and detailed driving directions for each campgroundSkip the Crowds: Moon California Camping contains many secluded spots and campgrounds that aren't available in the state's online reservation systemThe Top RV and Tent Sites for You: Pick the right campsite for your travel style with lists like "Best for Families," "Scenic Campgrounds," and "Best Island Retreats"Trailhead Access Campgrounds: Find sites that offer access to the John Muir Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, and more, plus essential information on hikingTrusted Advice: Expert outdoorsman Tom Stienstra knows his stuff; he's hiked 25,000 miles in and around these campgrounds for over 30 yearsTips and Tools: Information on equipment, food and cooking, first aid, and insect protection, plus background on the climate, landscape, and history of the campgroundsWhether you're a veteran or a first-time camper, Moon's comprehensive coverage and trusted advice will have you gearing up for your next adventure.Narrowing your search? Try Moon Northern California Camping. Hitting the road? Check out Moon California Road Trip.Full coverage of: The Redwood Empire, Shasta and Trinity, Lassen and Modoc, Mendocino and Wine Country, Sacramento and Gold Country, Tahoe and the Northern Sierra, the San Francisco Bay Area, Monterey and Big Sur, the San Joaquin Valley, Yosemite and Mammoth Lakes, Sequoia and Kings Canyon, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles and San Diego (and their surrounding areas), and the California deserts, including Death Valley and Palm Desert

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Moon Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Moon Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon (Travel Guide).Explore granite domes, thundering waterfalls, and towering trees: Moon Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon reveals the best of these stunning national parks. Inside you'll find:Flexible, strategic itineraries, ranging from one day in each park to a longer trip covering all three, including the best ways to avoid the crowdsThe top experiences and unique ideas for exploring each park: Ride the open-air tram through Yosemite Valley, or hike downhill from Glacier Point past roaring waterfalls. Drive the legendary Generals Highway, or take a scenic bike ride to pristine lakes (and yes, more waterfalls!). Go for a horse-drawn wagon ride on a pioneer history tour, or sign up for rock climbing lessons. Walk among the goliaths of Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and stop at a historic lodge for dinner and a well-deserved drinkTips for getting to Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon and traveling between them, including coverage of gateway cities and townsWhen to go, what to pack, and where to stay inside and outside the parks, including the best places to pitch a tent, park your RV, or relax at an upscale resortExpert insight from seasoned explorer and outdoor expert Ann Marie Brown for travelers who hike, bike, climb, fish, and more, plus essential and health and safety informationDetailed hike descriptions with individual trail maps marked with duration, elevation change, and difficultyUp-to-date information on park fees, permits, and reservationsFull-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps throughoutRecommendations for families, international visitors, travelers with disabilities, and traveling with petsThorough background on the wildlife, terrain, culture, and historyWith Moon Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon's practical tips and expert insight, you can find your adventure.Visiting more of North America's incredible national parks? Try Moon USA National Parks or Moon Death Valley National Park. Hitting the road? Try Moon California Road Trip.

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Outdoor Knots: A Pocket Guide to the Most Common Knots, Hitches, Splices, and Lashings (Falcon Pocket Guides)

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Pdf:Outdoor Knots: A Pocket Guide to the Most Common Knots, Hitches, Splices, and Lashings (Falcon Pocket Guides).About the Author Cliff Jacobson is one of North America's most respected outdoors writers and wilderness canoe guides. He is a retired environmental science teacher, an outdoors skills instructor, a canoeing and camping consultant, and the author of more than a dozen top-selling books on canoeing and camping. He is a recipient of the American Canoe Association's prestigious Legends of Paddling Award and a member of the ACA Hall of Fame. He lives in River Falls, Wisconsin. Read more

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A Beer in the Loire: One Family's Quest to Brew British Beer in French Wine Country

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Pdf:A Beer in the Loire: One Family's Quest to Brew British Beer in French Wine Country.Frustrated by a dead-end job, fed up with renting in London and the loathsome daily commute and, to cap it all, failing to make it as a stand-up comedian, Tommy Barnes was at breaking point. But he didn't break - instead, he made himself redundant and took off to France with girlfriend Rose to pursue his dream of brewing beer. 

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The Naked Truth About Hedonism II, 3rd Edition, Updated 2018: A Totally Unauthorized, Naughty but Nice Guide to Jamaica's Very Adult Resort

Pdf Travel The Naked Truth About Hedonism II, 3rd Edition, Updated 2018: A Totally Unauthorized, Naughty but Nice Guide to Jamaica's Very Adult Resort

Pdf:The Naked Truth About Hedonism II, 3rd Edition, Updated 2018: A Totally Unauthorized, Naughty but Nice Guide to Jamaica's Very Adult Resort.Discover the naughty, exotic, and erotic truths about why Hedonism II sports the highest repeat guest rate of any Caribbean resort and how to get in on the action! Imagine having the scandalous inside information for making the most of a trip to the adult vacation destination Hedonism II - or just listening to the dirty details for a fantasy trip. What happens in Jamaica, stays in Jamaica.... Except in this cheeky guide to the world's naughtiest resort, Hedonism II. Debauchery, alcohol, nude beaches, orgies - an unforgettable waterfront getaway awaits the adventurous traveler looking for sex, sand, and fun in the sun! Is Hedonism II a retirement home for worn-out swingers? A testosterone tour-de-force with too few women to clamor over? A cult that sucks away all your vacation time? Well, the last one might be true. Cleverly disguised as adults, resort guests are the people your parents warned you about. Their all-inclusive Jamaican beach vacation titillates with days they can't remember - but with friends they can't forget. Virgins and repeat offenders alike will have tears running down their legs from this collection of advice, anecdotes, and adventures. The Naked Truth About Hedonism II are chock-full of stories that keep you grinning about mishaps in the huge nude hot tub, games on the nude beach (beyond ring toss), and folks on a quest for a heated eternity. After a trip to Hedo, you'll come home with stories you can't tell vanilla friends, sand where you least expect it, and the widest smile ever. The author, Chris Santilli, an award-winning freelance writer and inveterate naked gal, has visited Hedonism II over 60 times since March 1985. She holds a BS in photojournalism from Northern Illinois University, an MS in magazine journalism from Syracuse University, and a MLIS (Master of Library & Information Science) from Dominican University. This third edition reflects the evolution of the resort, its guests and ambiance since the book's second edition update in 2010 (still available in print and ebook). Learn why Hedonism II guests keep coming back for more sexy, silly fun every year and a neighboring resort posted a warning sign between the properties. Get your copy of The Naked Truth About Hedonism II today!

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Lonely Planet's Global Distillery Tour

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Pdf:Lonely Planet's Global Distillery Tour.Explore the exciting world of spirits with Lonely Planet. Featuring the best distilleries and bars in over 30 countries, we’ll tell you where to go and what to taste – from gin, bourbon and whisky to vodka, cachaca, tequila and more. Includes unmissable regional drinks from South Africa, Canada, the USA, Mexico, Japan, Indonesia, France, Italy, the UK, Australia and New Zealand.  Within each of the 33 countries in Lonely Planet’s Global Distillery Tour, we’ve organised the distilleries alphabetically by region. Each distillery has a suggested must-try drink or tasting experience and also recommended local sights so you can explore the local area in between tasting sessions. We’ve also included bars that are best-in-class for their selection of one particular drink, such as arak in Lebanon or tuak in Malaysia. At the back of the book, you’ll find a section dedicated to cocktails: our take on the best mixology magic in the world, and the bars that serve them. Contributions come from specialist spirit reviewers, writers and bloggers. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You’ll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

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The New York Times Large-Print Mindful Crossword Puzzles: 120 Large-Print Easy to Hard Puzzles to Boost Your Brainpower

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Pdf:The New York Times Large-Print Mindful Crossword Puzzles: 120 Large-Print Easy to Hard Puzzles to Boost Your Brainpower.About the Author WILL SHORTZ, puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993, also founded and directs the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and the World Puzzle Championship. He is the Puzzlemaster for NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday.” Shortz lives in Pleasantville, New York. Read more

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The New York Times Big Book of Mini Crosswords: 500 Fun-Sized Puzzles

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Pdf:The New York Times Big Book of Mini Crosswords: 500 Fun-Sized Puzzles.About the Author JOEL FAGLIANO is the digital puzzles editor at The New York Times. He also works as the assistant to Will Shortz on the print puzzles. He's a 2014 graduate of Pomona College, with a major in Linguistics and Cognitive Science. Joel lives in New York City. Read more

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The New York Times Sunday Best Crossword Puzzles: 75 Sunday Puzzles

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Pdf:The New York Times Sunday Best Crossword Puzzles: 75 Sunday Puzzles.About the Author WILL SHORTZ, puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993, also founded and directs the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and the World Puzzle Championship. He is the Puzzlemaster for NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday.” Shortz lives in Pleasantville, New York. Read more

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The New York Times Easy Crossword Puzzles Volume 20: 50 Monday Puzzles from the Pages of The New York Times

Pdf Travel The New York Times Easy Crossword Puzzles Volume 20: 50 Monday Puzzles from the Pages of The New York Times

Pdf:The New York Times Easy Crossword Puzzles Volume 20: 50 Monday Puzzles from the Pages of The New York Times.About the Author WILL SHORTZ, puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993, also founded and directs the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and the World Puzzle Championship. He is the Puzzlemaster for NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday.” Shortz lives in Pleasantville, New York. Read more

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The New York Times Large-Print Smart & Sassy Crossword Puzzles: 150 Easy to Hard Puzzles to Boost Your Brain Power

Pdf Travel The New York Times Large-Print Smart & Sassy Crossword Puzzles: 150 Easy to Hard Puzzles to Boost Your Brain Power

Pdf:The New York Times Large-Print Smart & Sassy Crossword Puzzles: 150 Easy to Hard Puzzles to Boost Your Brain Power.About the Author WILL SHORTZ, puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993, also founded and directs the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and the World Puzzle Championship. He is the Puzzlemaster for NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday.” Shortz lives in Pleasantville, New York. Read more

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Lonely Planet Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Lonely Planet Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks (Travel Guide).Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Zion & Bryce Canyon& National Parks is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike the Cable Mountain trail in Zion, ride a horse or mule through Bryce or go swimming or tubing in Zion's Virgin River; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Zion & Bryce Canyon& National Parks and begin your journey now! Inside the Lonely Planet Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks Travel Guide: User-friendly highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices, emergency information, park seasonality, hiking trail junctions, viewpoints, landscapes, elevations, distances, difficulty levels, and durations Focused on the best - hikes, drives, and cycling tours Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, camping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, summer and winter activities, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Contextual insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, geology, wildlife, and conservation Over 65 full-color trail and park maps and full-color images throughout Useful features - Travel with Children, Clothing and Equipment, and Day and Overnight Hikes Covers Zion National Park, St George, Snow Canyon State Park, Cedar City, Glendale, Bryce Canyon& National Park, Red Canyon, Panguitch, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Zion & Bryce Canyon& National Parks, our most comprehensive guide to these parks, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking to visit more national parks? Check out USA's National Parks, a new full-color guide that covers all 59 of the USA's national parks. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

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Lonely Planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Lonely Planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks (Travel Guide).Lonely Planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Go fishing in Yosemite Valley; canoeing and kayaking in Mammoth Lakes, or horseback riding in King's Canyon; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks and begin your journey now! Inside the Lonely Planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks Travel Guide: User-friendly highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices, emergency information, park seasonality, hiking trail junctions, viewpoints, landscapes, elevations, distances, difficulty levels, and durations Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, camping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, summer and winter activities, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Contextual insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, geology, wildlife, conservation Over 42 full-color trail and park maps and full-color images throughout Useful features - Travel with Children, Clothing and Equipment, and Day and Overnight Hikes Covers Yosemite National Park, Sequoia National Park, Kings Canyon National Park, King's Canyon Point, Badger Pass, Wawona, Tuolumne Meadows, Hetch Hetchy, Sierra National Forest and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, our most comprehensive guide to these parks, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking to visit more national parks? Check out USA's National Parks, a new full-color guide that covers all 59 of the USA's national parks. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

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Biking Broken Europe: 6,000 Miles through an Unstable Continent

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Pdf:Biking Broken Europe: 6,000 Miles through an Unstable Continent.Includes the frozen and not-so-frozen conflicts of TRANSNISTRIA, ABKHAZIA and NAGORNO-KARABAKH!Europe is not what you think it is. Nestled within the stability of a continent that has changed remarkably little in nearly a hundred years, there are many pockets of discontent, unstable regions that want out of their current host nation.Some of these movements are long-running jokes or the dreams of idle fantasists, but many are supported by millions and, in a few cases, thousands of people are dying for their cause.After his bestseller "No Place Like Home, Thank God", Steven Primrose-Smith wants to see a different side of Europe. In this sequel, he cycles over 6,000 miles through thirty-nine of these wannabe nations, often through substantial regions of Europe you may never even have heard of.Various governments warn you not to travel to Transnistria, Abkhazia and Nagorno-Karabakh, three of Steven's wannabes, frozen and not-so-frozen bloody conflicts. This time he's wearing a cycling helmet.

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The Tour According to G: My Journey to the Yellow Jersey

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Pdf:The Tour According to G: My Journey to the Yellow Jersey.About the Author Geraint Thomas MBE is the winner of the 2018 Tour de France, a double Olympic gold medallist and multiple world champion who has been an indispensable part of Team Sky since its inception. A Tour de France veteran, he had both completed the entire race with a fractured pelvis and been essential in piloting Chris Froome to the yellow jersey multiple times before his own win. A lead-out man for world road race champion and multiple Tour stage winner Mark Cavendish, he has watched and contributed from the inside as British cycling has been transformed over the past decade. In 2014 he won Commonwealth road race gold in Glasgow and was voted BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year. In 2015 he became the first British rider to win the E3 Harelbeke: in 2016 he won Paris-Nice and in early 2018 won the Criterium du Dauphine. Read more

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Lonely Planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Lonely Planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks (Travel Guide).Lonely Planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Go fishing in Yosemite Valley; canoeing and kayaking in Mammoth Lakes, or horseback riding in King's Canyon; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks and begin your journey now! Inside the Lonely Planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks Travel Guide: User-friendly highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices, emergency information, park seasonality, hiking trail junctions, viewpoints, landscapes, elevations, distances, difficulty levels, and durations Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, camping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, summer and winter activities, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Contextual insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, geology, wildlife, conservation Over 42 full-color trail and park maps and full-color images throughout Useful features - Travel with Children, Clothing and Equipment, and Day and Overnight Hikes Covers Yosemite National Park, Sequoia National Park, Kings Canyon National Park, King's Canyon Point, Badger Pass, Wawona, Tuolumne Meadows, Hetch Hetchy, Sierra National Forest and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, our most comprehensive guide to these parks, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking to visit more national parks? Check out USA's National Parks, a new full-color guide that covers all 59 of the USA's national parks. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.

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Where The West Becomes The West: A Bicycle Journey Across America

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Pdf:Where The West Becomes The West: A Bicycle Journey Across America.This cross country trip by bicycle was to be an exploration of the natural beauty of America, a mental and physical challenge, and the adventure of a lifetime to experience the great National Parks and majestic scenery. It was all that, but more important, what I will never forget was an unexpected discovery of the wonderful people and the great hospitality that we encountered on the entire trip from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

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Freewheeling: A Taste of European Cycling

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Pdf:Freewheeling: A Taste of European Cycling.In the last ten years, Steven Primrose-Smith has cycled around 40,000 miles (64,000 km), dragging heavy panniers over mountains, suffering regular soakings and sunburn, eating dodgy food like brains, intestine sandwiches and marmots, through every country in mainland Europe and lots of regions that wish they were countries, including some that are still at war.This bargain collection includes standalone chapters from each of Steven's five popular cycling books: "No Place Like Home, Thank God"; "Hungry for Miles"; "Route Britannia", parts 1 & 2; and his brand new "Biking Broken Europe".

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Luxembourg (Bradt Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Luxembourg (Bradt Travel Guide).About the Author Having travelled extensively around the globe, visiting more than 80 countries, British-born Tim Skelton moved permanently to the Netherlands in the 1990s. After a spell working for the Dutch energy and environment agency, he became a freelance writer in 2002. Since then he has enthused at length about Luxembourg and the other Benelux nations for numerous publications, including UK national newspapers & international in-flight magazines. With his home town of Eindhoven surrounded by endlessly flat fields, Tim was quickly seduced by the undulating hills and valleys of the nearby Grand Duchy, just a two-hour drive away. In three decades of exploring the country he has hiked thousands of kilometres of its woodland trails, visited every museum in the land, and clambered over countless castle ruins. He has also selflessly tasted many of the country's finest wines and beers, dined out in hundreds of its best cafés and restaurants, and consumed more Pâté au Riesling than his waistline is ever likely to forgive. Read more

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Yorkshire Dales: Local, characterful guides to Britain's special places (Bradt Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Yorkshire Dales: Local, characterful guides to Britain's special places (Bradt Travel Guide)

Pdf:Yorkshire Dales: Local, characterful guides to Britain's special places (Bradt Travel Guide).Review Eye-opening and wonderful (The Sunday Times Magazine)With a rich level of local detail, these guides get under the skin of Britain's most relaxing spots. (Wanderlust magazine) Read more About the Author On leaving school in his home town in Lancashire, Mike Bagshaw moved to the rival county of Yorkshire (missionary work was his excuse at the time) and loved it so much that he has lived there ever since. After studying zoology and training as a teacher at Sheffield University, almost all of his working career has been spent in an outdoor education centre in North Yorkshire. Many happy hours were passed river canoeing with school children or sitting alone up on the high fells of the Yorkshire Dales monitoring Duke of Edinburgh expedition groups though binoculars – tough work, but somebody had to do it.Although officially retired he continues to explore the nooks and crannies of his home county by bike, canoe and on foot. With a love of the wildlife and landscapes of the region and a keen interest in its crafts, architecture, local history, folklore and pubs, he is well placed to paint a personal picture of this special place. Mike lives near Whitby on the Yorkshire coast with his wife Lois and two dogs and spends his non-travelling time managing the small birch woodland they own, volunteering for the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and writing regular nature columns for local newspapers and magazines. Read more

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Lonely Planet The Netherlands (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Lonely Planet The Netherlands (Travel Guide).Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher* Lonely Planet’s The Netherlands is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Stroll the intricate canals of Amsterdam, revel in Utrecht’s nightlife and stand amid acres of flowering colour in South Holland – all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of The Netherlands and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet’s The Netherlands: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights provide a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics Covers Amsterdam, Haarlem, North Holland, Utrecht, Rotterdam, South Holland, Friesland, Central Netherlands, Maastricht and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s The Netherlands is our most comprehensive guide to the Netherlands, and is perfect for discovering both popular and offbeat experiences. Looking for just the highlights? Check out Pocket Amsterdam, our small, handy-sized guide featuring the top sights and attractions for a short visit or weekend away. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. ‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times ‘Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia) *Source: Nielsen BookScan: Australia, UK, USA, 5/2016-4/2017

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Shifting into High Gear: One Man's Grave Diagnosis and the Epic Bike Ride That Taught Him What Matters

Pdf Travel Shifting into High Gear: One Man's Grave Diagnosis and the Epic Bike Ride That Taught Him What Matters

Pdf:Shifting into High Gear: One Man's Grave Diagnosis and the Epic Bike Ride That Taught Him What Matters.About the Author Diagnosed with a debilitating disease called Friedreich's ataxia at age seventeen, Kyle Bryant set off across the country to raise awareness. Today, he is the founder and director of rideATAXIA, a fundraising program of the Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance, which raises 1 million dollars for research every year. Read more

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Biking Broken Europe: 6,000 Miles through an Unstable Continent

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Pdf:Biking Broken Europe: 6,000 Miles through an Unstable Continent.Includes the frozen and not-so-frozen conflicts of TRANSNISTRIA, ABKHAZIA and NAGORNO-KARABAKH!Europe is not what you think it is. Nestled within the stability of a continent that has changed remarkably little in nearly a hundred years, there are many pockets of discontent, unstable regions that want out of their current host nation.Some of these movements are long-running jokes or the dreams of idle fantasists, but many are supported by millions and, in a few cases, thousands of people are dying for their cause.After his bestseller "No Place Like Home, Thank God", Steven Primrose-Smith wants to see a different side of Europe. In this sequel, he cycles over 6,000 miles through thirty-nine of these wannabe nations, often through substantial regions of Europe you may never even have heard of.Various governments warn you not to travel to Transnistria, Abkhazia and Nagorno-Karabakh, three of Steven's wannabes, frozen and not-so-frozen bloody conflicts. This time he's wearing a cycling helmet.

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Epic Bike Rides of the Americas (Lonely Planet)

Pdf Travel Epic Bike Rides of the Americas (Lonely Planet)

Pdf:Epic Bike Rides of the Americas (Lonely Planet).Get ready to explore America’s most thrilling gravel, road and trail bike routes. This definitive companion for cycling enthusiasts showcases 200 of North, Central and South America’s best and most celebrated routes, from epic adventures off the beaten path to shorter urban rides. Go bikepacking in Baja, road riding in Colombia, mountain biking in Canada and gravel riding in Pennsylvania.  Each ride is accompanied by stunning photos and a map and toolkit of practical details – where to start and finish, how to get there, where to stay and more – to help you plan the perfect trip. Suggestions for similar rides around the world are also included. Rides in Canada include: The Cabot Trail (Nova Scotia) Whistler Bike Park (British Columbia) The Whitehorse Trails (Yukon) Banff to Whitefish (Alberta) Rides in the USA include: Mountain Biking in Moab (Utah) Great Allegheny Passage Colorado Beer Ride Glacier National Park Loop (Montana) The Covered Bridges of Vermont Rides in Central America & Caribbean The Baja Divide (Mexico) Oaxaca to Zipolite (Mexico) Cuba’s Southern Rollercoaster (Cuba) Rides in South America include: The Trans Ecuador Mountain Bike Route (Ecuador) Mendoza Wine Ride (Argentina) The Lagunas Route (Bolivia) To the Tip of Patagonia (Argentina) The Peru Divide About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You’ll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

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Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road

Pdf Travel Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road

Pdf:Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road.Review “Lands of Lost Borders carried me up into a state of openness and excitement I haven’t felt for years. It’s a modern classic.” (Pico Iyer)“Kate Harris arrives among us like a meteor – a hurtling intelligence, inquiring into the nature of political borders and the meaning of crossing over. Her sheer determination to explore what she does not know compels you to travel happily alongside her in Lands of Lost Borders.” (Barry Lopez, author of Arctic Dreams, winner of the National Book Award)“A hymn to the pure love of travel: a brave and astonishing journey.” (Colin Thubron, author of To a Mountain in Tibet and Shadow of the Silk Road)“There’s something undeniably intoxicating about the blank page of youth begin written upon. And write Harris can. With elegant, sensitive prose, she takes the reader along on her travels, shares her passion with infectious enthusiasm and invites us into her heart.” (New York Times Book Review)“Kate Harris has an explorer’s brave heart, a scholar’s cataloging brain, and a writer’s keen eye. She beautifully captures what it means to cross borders, both geographic and psychic, as one embarks on the grand adventure that is growing up.” (Rachel Friedman, author of The Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost)“This fascinating book, about an unbridled desire for exploration, completely thrilled me. Getting to ride alongside Kate on her Silk Road journey is the literary adventure of a lifetime.” (Leigh Stein, author of Land of Enchantment)“With humor, deep sentiment, and often poetic prose, Harris takes the reader not only through “the stans” (Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, etc.) of Asia, but also through the history and current state of adventure travel…Exemplary travel writing: inspiring, moving, heartfelt, and often breathtaking.” (Kirkus Reviews (starred review))“Beautifully rendered...Harris’s talent is in her prose, as she offers breathtaking descriptions of the Silk Road, shrouded in mystery and wonder.”   (Publishers Weekly)“In her luminous, incisive memoir, Harris chronicles her permanent wanderlust, her twisting career path and the months she spent cycling the Silk Road with her best friend...Lyrical, brilliant and sharply observed, it is a paean to wanderlust and a call for readers to launch their own explorations.” (Shelf Awareness)“Her captivating memoir will inspire readers to question their self-imposed boundaries and map out new adventures.” (Real Simple) Read more From the Back Cover “Maybe all meaningful journeys begin with a mistake. Some kind of transgression or false turn or flawed idea that sets a certain irresistible odyssey in motion. Growing up in small-town Ontario, where the tallest summit was a haystack and the widest horizon a field of corn, my blunder seemed obvious, though it wasn’t exactly my fault: I was born centuries too late for the life I was meant to live.”As a teenager, Kate Harris realized that the career she craved—to be an explorer, equal parts swashbuckler and metaphysician—had gone extinct. From what she could tell of the world from small-town Ontario, the likes of Marco Polo and Magellan had mapped the whole earth; there was nothing left to be discovered. Looking beyond this planet, she decided to become a scientist and go to Mars.In between studying at Oxford and MIT, Harris set off by bicycle down the fabled Silk Road with her childhood friend Mel. Pedaling mile upon mile in some of the remotest places on earth, she realized that an explorer, in any day and age, is the kind of person who refuses to live between the lines. Forget charting maps, naming peaks: what she yearned for was the feeling of soaring completely out of bounds. The farther she traveled, the closer she came to a world as wild as she felt within.Lands of Lost Borders is the chronicle of Harris’s odyssey and an exploration of the importance of breaking the boundaries we set ourselves; an examination of the stories borders tell, and the restrictions they place on nature and humanity; and a meditation on the existential need to explore—the essential longing to discover what in the universe we are doing here.Like Rebecca Solnit and Pico Iyer, Kate Harris offers a travel account at once exuberant and reflective, wry and rapturous. Lands of Lost Borders explores the nature of limits and the wildness of the self that can never fully be mapped. Weaving adventure and philosophy with the history of science and exploration, Lands of Lost Borders celebrates our connection as humans to the natural world, and ultimately to each other—a belonging that transcends any fences or stories that may divide us. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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25 Bike Rides in the Finger Lakes (5th Edition) (25 Bicycle Tours)

Pdf Travel 25 Bike Rides in the Finger Lakes (5th Edition)  (25 Bicycle Tours)

Pdf:25 Bike Rides in the Finger Lakes (5th Edition) (25 Bicycle Tours).About the Author The TNMC is a bicycling club based in Bristol, New York.Mark Roth makes his home in Scottsdale, Arizona. He has written about his bike trips across the United States for decades. Sally Walters spent 10 years in Canandaigua, New York, before moving to Cleveland, Ohio--which she wrote about in 25 Bicycle Tours in Ohio's Western Reserve. Read more

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How Indianapolis Built America and How it will Rebuild it with the National Bicycle Greenway

Pdf Travel How Indianapolis Built America and How it will Rebuild it with the National Bicycle Greenway

Pdf:How Indianapolis Built America and How it will Rebuild it with the National Bicycle Greenway.From the first bicycles to trains to cars and now back to bicycles, this book will show you the outsized part Indianapolis played in shaping the transportation systems that have changed the face of America. It will look at the players and industries that were a part of these innovations as it also reveals the full circle transformation that has given it the most bike friendly downtown in the USA!

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The Tattoorialist: Berlin, London, New York, Tokyo, Paris

Pdf Travel The Tattoorialist: Berlin, London, New York, Tokyo, Paris

Pdf:The Tattoorialist: Berlin, London, New York, Tokyo, Paris.About the Author Nicolas Brulez is the Tattoorialist—based in France, he travels the globe looking for the best tattoos and tattoo artists.Mylène Ebrard is a freelance press officer and is passionate about fashion and art. She is also based in France. Read more

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See You in the Piazza: New Places to Discover in Italy

Pdf Travel See You in the Piazza: New Places to Discover in Italy

Pdf:See You in the Piazza: New Places to Discover in Italy.Bestselling and beloved author Frances Mayes discovers the hidden pleasures of Italy in a sumptuous travel narrative that crisscrosses the country, with inventive new recipes celebrating Italian cuisineThe Roman Forum, the Leaning Tower, the Piazza San Marco: these are the sights synonymous with Italy. But such landmarks only scratch the surface of this magical country's offerings. In See You in the Piazza, Frances Mayes introduces us to the Italy only the locals know, as she and her husband, Ed, eat and drink their way through thirteen regions--from Friuli to Sicily. Along the way, she seeks out the cultural and historic gems not found in traditional guidebooks.Frances conjures the enchantment of the backstreets, the hubbub of the markets, the dreamlike wonder of that space between lunch and dinner when a city cracks open to those who would wander or when a mind is drawn into the pages of a delicious book--and discloses to us the secrets that only someone who is on intimate terms with a place could find.

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From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home

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Pdf:From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home.Review “Actress and TEDx speaker Locke movingly describes the process of grieving and finding solace during three summers in Italy after the death of her husband...Locke’s raw and heartfelt memoir will uplift readers suffering from the loss of their own loved ones.” —Publishers Weekly“An utterly incandescent love story. Tembi Locke has written a deeply personal tale brimming with hope and inspiration. There is both great beauty to be found within loss, and also the opportunity for transformation for those who let life truly break them open. In this unforgettable memoir, Tembi shows us how powerful—and ultimately uplifting—that journey can be. You will be forever changed for having turned these pages.” —Claire Bidwell Smith, author of Anxiety: The Missing Stage of Grief'How does your love for your husband grow as a newlywed, a wife, a caregiver, and a young widow? How do you survive a love that was worth waiting for out in the rain? To try, Tembi Locke climbs volcanoes, cooks, and communes with her husband’s family in a small town in Italy. Sicily, A Love Story is a heartbreaking, but reassuring memoir of forgiveness. And Locke is a strong, joyful woman; a veteran actor who it turns out is a poet.' —Helen Ellis, bestselling author of American Housewife“A marvelous memoir about taking chances, finding love, and building a home away from home. In Sicily, a Love Story, Tembi Locke writes movingly about loss, grief, and the healing miracle of food.” —Laila Lalami, author of The Moor's Account. “In her literary debut, actor and TEDx speaker Locke offers a warm memoir of romance, wrenching loss, and healing...A captivating story of love lost and found.” —Kirkus Review Read more About the Author Tembi Locke is an accomplished actor who has appeared in over forty television shows and films, including The Magicians, NCIS: LA, Animal Kingdom and Dumb and Dumber To. She is also a TEDx speaker. Her talk, What Forty Steps Taught Me About Love and Grief, traces her journey as a cancer caregiver. She is the creative voice behind The Kitchen Widow, a web series and grief support community that has received mentions in The New York Times and The Guardian. The author of From Scratch, she lives in Los Angeles with her young daughter but can be found each summer on the island of Sicily. Read more

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Off the Rails: A Train Trip Through Life

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Pdf:Off the Rails: A Train Trip Through Life.In this witty and entertaining collection of travel tales, an acclaimed journalist explores his obsession with trains--and what his rail journeys have taught him about culture and identity."I've gone around the world in installments. Every trip has been a revelation. I've watched regions, nations, and continents change moods and I've met more people on trains than in forty years of airplane flights. Every train trip has been a spectacle. Trains are stages, cafés, bazaars. The only talk show that will never go off the air..."Beppe Severgnini has spent his life traveling the world, and not just because he's a journalist; he's a passionate, unflagging train buff. Off the Rails recounts some of his favorite trips across Europe, Australia, Asia, and the United States, each journey bringing readers not only to a different place but to a different time, from his honeymoon on the Trans-Siberian Express (in a four-person compartment!), to a winding journey from Russia to Turkey during the last summer of communism, to a recent coast-to-coast trip with his son from Washington, D.C., to Washington State.Off the Rails is the perfect getaway for anyone with a touch of wanderlust, who dreams of escape or just likes to laugh. Filled with memorable characters and perceptive observations, it demonstrates--hilariously--what unites us.With the world in chaos and life in perpetual fast-forward, it's always the right time to hop on board with Beppe Severgnini and meet your charming, hapless, quarrelsome, romantic, shifty, quirky, endearing neighbors.

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Welcome to Hell?: In Search of the Real Turkish Football

Pdf Travel Welcome to Hell?: In Search of the Real Turkish Football

Pdf:Welcome to Hell?: In Search of the Real Turkish Football.Review 'Excellent'―Irish Sun'Turkish football is a fascinating topic and generates very strong emotions, and this lively book from John McManus explains why'―Andreas Beck, Besiktas, FC Stuttgart and German National Team player'The book takes us on a tour of the beautiful game in Turkey, a window through which to examine society, history and contemporary politics. McManus is a sensitive and astute guide with an eye for the telling detail . . . Full of humor as well as insight . . . Welcome to Hell? is a terrific read'―William Armstrong, Hurriyet Daily News'McManus's triumph is to combine thorough research with readability. A fascinating history of Turkish football, and a model for other books of this type'―Jonathan Wilson'McManus offers profound insight into modern Turkey through the vantage point of its football culture. Blending his deep knowledge of Turkish history, politics, sociology, and sports culture, McManus brings modern Turkey to life and does so with playfulness, great attention to detail, and a rare insiders' view'―Soner Cagaptay, senior fellow at the Washington Institute of Near East Policy'McManus heads off in search of colour and character across the country. He serves up both in ample measure. Nationalist agitators, left-wing ultras, Kurdish fanatics and Syrian ex-professionals . . . all provide fascinating insight into the complex relationship between politics and football at all levels of the Turkish game'―Rob Kemp, When Saturday Comes'John McManus is one of the very few writers in English who actually knows Turkey. This crucial but poorly understood country may be best interpreted through football - and he is perfectly placed to do it. McManus thinks like a good academic but writes like a good journalist. He captures the Turkish game with love, in all its beauty and darkness. For all the country's problems, in the midst of its current crisis, this book makes you want to get straight on a plane to catch a match there'―Simon Kuper, author of Football Against the Enemy'I really enjoyed Welcome to Hell? By John McManus. A heartfelt look at Turkish football culture, which challenges some stereotypes about it, explains others, and smells a little bit of cordite . . . excellent'―Rory Smith'An engaging book about football and Turkish society'―Economist'A book as rich and complex as the extraordinary worlds of Turkish football it explores'―David Goldblatt Read more About the Author John McManus is an anthropologist based at the British Institute at Ankara, where he researches sport and migration in Turkey and the Turkish diaspora. He supports Besiktas and Leicester City. Welcome to Hell? is his first book.www.johnmcmanus.co.uk Read more

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Lonely Planet Greek Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf Travel Lonely Planet Greek Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf:Lonely Planet Greek Phrasebook & Dictionary.Lonely Planet: The world's #1 phrasebook publisher* Lonely Planet Greek Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Greek phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Ask for in-the-know recommendations of the best beaches, directions to the most historic sites, and order local specialties like a local; all with your trusted travel companion. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now! Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every Travel Situation! Order with confidence, explain food allergies, and try new foods with the menu decoder Save time and hassles with vital phrases at your fingertips Never get stuck for words with the 3500-word two-way, quick-reference dictionary Be prepared for both common and emergency travel situations with practical phrases and terminology Meet friends with conversation starter phrases Get your message across with easy-to-use pronunciation guides Inside Lonely Planet Greek Phrasebook & Dictionary: Full-colour throughout User-friendly layout organised by travel scenario categories Survival phrases inside front cover for at-a-glance on-the-fly cues Convenient features Phrases to Learn Before You Go Ways to Start a Sentence Phrases to Sound like a Local Listen For - phrases you may hear Look For - phrases you may see on signs Shortcuts - easy-to-remember alternatives to the full phrases Q&A - suggested answers to questions asked Covers Basics - time, dates, numbers, amounts, pronunciation, reading tips, grammar rules Practical - travel with kids, disabled travellers, senior travellers, sightseeing, business, banking, post office, internet, phones, repairs, shopping, bargaining, accommodations, directions, border crossing, transport Social - meeting people, interests, feelings, opinions, going out, romance, culture, activities, weather Safe Travel - emergencies, police, doctor, chemist, dentist, symptoms, conditions Food - ordering, at the market, at the bar, dishes, ingredients The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Greek Phrasebook & Dictionary, a pocket-sized comprehensive language guide, provides on-the-go language assistance; great for language students and travellers looking to interact with locals and immerse themselves in local culture. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet is the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, and has been connecting travellers and locals for over 25 years with phrasebooks for 120 languages, more than any other publisher! With an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community, Lonely Planet enables curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves. The world awaits! Check out our Fast Talk Phrasebook mobile app for on-the-go language needs. (Available languages: German, Latin Spanish, European Spanish, French, and Italian.) *#1 phrasebook publisher. Source: Nielsen Bookscan UK, US & AUS

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Scrum – A Pocket Guide: A Smart Travel Companion

Pdf Travel Scrum – A Pocket Guide: A Smart Travel Companion

Pdf:Scrum – A Pocket Guide: A Smart Travel Companion.About the Author Van Haren Publishing (VHP) publishes about best practices and standards in the field of IT & IT Management, Enterprise Architecture, Business Management and Project Management. We publish worldwide using our widespread international network of distribution partners Read more

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Underland

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Pdf:Underland.Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Underland by Robert Macfarlane.  The unmissable new book about the worlds beneath our feet - from the best-selling, prize-winning author of Landmarks, The Old Ways and The Lost Words.

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Minerals of the Grenville Province: New York, Ontario, and Québec

Pdf Travel Minerals of the Grenville Province: New York, Ontario, and Québec

Pdf:Minerals of the Grenville Province: New York, Ontario, and Québec.About the Author Dr. George W. Robinson is a former mineral museum curator and professor of mineralogy. Dr. Jeffrey Chiarenzelli is a professor and former chair of the Department of Geology at St. Lawrence University. Michael Bainbridge is a freelance photographer, writer, and artist. Read more

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Agates and Other Collectibles of the Pacific Coast (Adventure Quick Guides)

Pdf Travel Agates and Other Collectibles of the Pacific Coast (Adventure Quick Guides)

Pdf:Agates and Other Collectibles of the Pacific Coast (Adventure Quick Guides).About the Author Dan R. Lynch has a degree in graphic design with emphasis on photography from the University of Minnesota Duluth. But before his love of art and writing came a passion for rocks and minerals, developed during his lifetime growing up in his parents’ rock shop in Two Harbors, Minnesota. Combining the two aspects of his life seemed a natural choice, and he enjoys researching, writing about, and taking photographs of rocks and minerals. Working with his father, Bob Lynch, a respected veteran of Lake Superior’s agate-collecting community, Dan spearheads their series of rock and mineral field guides―definitive guidebooks that help amateurs “decode” the complexities of geology and mineralogy. He also takes special care to ensure that his photographs complement the text and always represent each rock or mineral exactly as it appears in person. He currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with his wife, Julie, where he works as a writer and photographer. Read more Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. Fortification Agates Agates can take on a wide array of appearances and patterns, but the classic, concentric, band-within-a-band structure most associated with them is known as a fortification pattern, named for its similarity to a fort or castle’s walls when viewed from above. These are the “truest” agates, formed under ideal conditions that allowed their banding to properly develop. As such, they also tend to be the most sought after variety of agates, especially examples with colorful and highly contrasting banding. Fortification agates have ring-like bands by definition, but not all specimens exhibit this trait. This is usually a result of a less-than symmetrical pattern but also can simply be a result of weathering. Much of the Pacific Coast saw some glacial activity in the past ice ages, and the immense sheets of ice broke and wore down even the toughest rocks and minerals, including agates. Today, most agates found on beaches are not whole, but merely pieces of larger ones. As such, fortification patterns are often incomplete or obscured. Fortification agates also frequently have a center cavity, called a geode, as a result of incomplete formation. Similarly, they can also have a center filled with larger, coarser quartz crystals, thought to be a result of there not being enough available silica during formation to develop chalcedony. Color: Varies greatly; usually gray to brown, yellow, orange, or red Structure: Ring-like bands that get smaller as they near the center of the agate, sometimes with a quartz center Rarity: Fortification agates are the most common variety Where to look: You’ll find fortification agates virtually anywhere along the Pacific Coast; Oregon’s coast is particularly lucrative Read more

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Underland: A Deep Time Journey

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Pdf:Underland: A Deep Time Journey.The unmissable new book from the bestselling, prize-winning author of Landmarks, The Old Ways and The Lost WordsDiscover the hidden worlds beneath our feet...In Underland, Robert Macfarlane takes a dazzling journey into the concealed geographies of the ground beneath our feet - the hidden regions beneath the visible surfaces of the world. From the vast below-ground mycelial networks by which trees communicate, to the ice-blue depths of glacial moulins, and from North Yorkshire to the Lofoten Islands, he traces an uncharted, deep-time voyage. Underland a thrilling new chapter in Macfarlane's long-term exploration of the relations of landscape and the human heart.'He is the great nature writer, and nature poet, of this generation' Wall Street Journal 'Packed with stories based in geography, history, myth, gossip, legend, religion, geology and the natural world. Macfarlane's writing moves and enthrals' The Times on The Old Ways'Irradiated by a profound sense of wonder... Few books give such a sense of enchantment; it is a book to give to many, and to return to repeatedly' Independent on Landmarks

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Cut The Crap Costa Rica Kitchen: How-to Cook On A Budget In Costa Rica

Pdf Travel Cut The Crap Costa Rica Kitchen: How-to Cook On A Budget In Costa Rica

Pdf:Cut The Crap Costa Rica Kitchen: How-to Cook On A Budget In Costa Rica.How the heck do you cook in this country?"This "How-to" guide contains information about preparing food on a budget in Costa Rica. Many people who move here or who visit for long periods of time have asked us how to prepare meals since eating in restaurants is not always an option. "Eating out" can get very expensive too. The other issue that many newcomers face is in finding the ingredients they are used to cooking with or when they do locate them the cost is much more. We provide a variety of simple recipes that are affordable and in most cases good for your health. Don't get us wrong, we like our fats and sweets as much as anyone; however, we have learned that we feel better and eat cheaper when we prepare healthy meals and snacks. Not to mention the reduced medical costs since our health has improved. A few "not so healthy" recipes are included as well, to help satisfy those cravings from time to time.Are you a carnivore?Costa Rica has a few options on where to purchase your beef, pork, poultry, and fish. Learn where to find the best cuts of meat and the freshest fish. You may be surprised at where you start to purchase your meat products.There are several fruits and vegetables that people from other regions have never seen and have no idea how to prepare. What is that? What does it taste like? How do I eat it? Do I eat it raw? Should I peal it first?We inform you about the common produce you can find at farmers markets, fruit stands, and supermarkets. Answering the common questions most people have and giving our opinion of which are the best we also tell you which fruits and vegetables are good to experience but not our favorite. Includes useful•Easy To Follow Recipes•Health Information•Cost of Ingredients•Shopping Tips•Insights from Experts

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Scenic Driving Utah: Exploring the State's Most Spectacular Back Roads

Pdf Travel Scenic Driving Utah: Exploring the State's Most Spectacular Back Roads

Pdf:Scenic Driving Utah: Exploring the State's Most Spectacular Back Roads.Pack up the car and enjoy 28 drives through the scenic grandeur of the photographer’s paradise, rock hound’s nirvana, and geologist’s dream world that is Utah. Offering more than 1,500 miles of riding pleasure, this indispensable highway companion maps out short trips for exploring the Beehive State’s scenic byways and back roads. Discover Utah’s long and vibrant history, myriad outdoor recreational activities, and breathtaking scenery—including the fantastic rock formations of the Colorado Plateau; the Middle Rocky Mountain region, Utah’s northern mountain wonderland; and the forbidding yet fascinating Basin and Range region, with its treeless vistas, cracked earth, and huge dead sea. Along the way, stop and discover Native American rock art, picturesque small towns, canyon and alpine hiking trails, and the state’s mining, Pony Express, and Mormon history.

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Scenic Driving Utah: Exploring the State's Most Spectacular Back Roads

Pdf Travel Scenic Driving Utah: Exploring the State's Most Spectacular Back Roads

Pdf:Scenic Driving Utah: Exploring the State's Most Spectacular Back Roads.From the Back Cover Pack up the car and enjoy 28 drives through the scenic grandeur of the photographer’s paradise, rock hound’s nirvana, and geologist’s dream world that is Utah. Offering more than 1,500 miles of riding pleasure, this indispensable highway companion maps out short trips for exploring the Beehive State’s scenic byways and back roads. Discover Utah’s long and vibrant history, myriad outdoor recreational activities, and breathtaking scenery—including the fantastic rock formations of the Colorado Plateau; the Middle Rocky Mountain region, Utah’s northern mountain wonderland; and the forbidding yet fascinating Basin and Range region, with its treeless vistas, cracked earth, and huge dead sea. Along the way, stop and discover Native American rock art, picturesque small towns, canyon and alpine hiking trails, and the state’s mining, Pony Express, and Mormon history. Read more About the Author Christy Karras has written about the arts, outdoors, and travel for publications including the New York Times, Salt Lake Tribune, and Seattle Times, and revised and updated Scenic Driving Utah, 2nd edition (FalconGuides). She is the co-author of Motorcycle Touring in the Southwest and Motorcycle Touring in Pacific Northwest (GPP Travel). She lives in Seattle, Washington. Read more

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The New Guide to North Carolina Beaches: All You Need to Know to Explore and Enjoy Currituck, Calabash, and Everywhere Between (Southern Gateways Guides)

Pdf Travel The New Guide to North Carolina Beaches: All You Need to Know to Explore and Enjoy Currituck, Calabash, and Everywhere Between (Southern Gateways Guides)

Pdf:The New Guide to North Carolina Beaches: All You Need to Know to Explore and Enjoy Currituck, Calabash, and Everywhere Between (Southern Gateways Guides).Review Forget about whatever it is your-cousin's-friend-who-was-there-once says about the North Carolina coast. The New Guide to North Carolina Beaches has all the answers, plus the insight that native Tar Heel and journalist Glenn Morris brings to bear. This work is richly detailed, lovingly written, and easy to use. If you're going to the North Carolina coast, this is your must-have volume.--John Bordsen, travel editor, Charlotte ObserverGlenn Morris takes us through North Carolina's three-caped coast, string of barrier island beaches, and much more. With keen insight and a witty writing style, Morris, a native North Carolinian, delivers a book that is a true pleasure to read. I highly recommend it.'—Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman (a.k.a. 'Dr. Beach'), professor at Florida International University and author of America's Best Beaches Read more About the Author Glenn Morris is a writer living in Raleigh, North Carolina. Read more

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The Nova Scotia Atlas

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Pdf:The Nova Scotia Atlas.Book Description The brand-new seventh edition of the bestselling comprehensive atlas, featuring over 3200 updated place names and 136 provincial nature reserves and wilderness areas Read more

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The Kid's Guide to Acadia National Park (Kid's Guides Series)

Pdf Travel The Kid's Guide to Acadia National Park (Kid's Guides Series)

Pdf:The Kid's Guide to Acadia National Park (Kid's Guides Series).About the Author Award-winning author Eileen Ogintz is a leading national family travel expert whose syndicated column Taking the Kids is the most widely distributed column in the country on family travel. She has also created TakingtheKids.com which helps families to make the most of their vacations together. Ogintz is the author of seven family travel books and is often quoted in major publications such as USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times as well as parenting and women's magazines on family travel. She has appeared on such television programs as 'The Today Show,' 'Good Morning America' and 'Oprah,' as well as dozens of local radio and television news programs. She has traveled around the world with her three children and others in the family, talking to other traveling families wherever she goes. Read more

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Paddling Kentucky: A Guide to the State's Best Paddling Adventures (Paddling Series)

Pdf Travel Paddling Kentucky: A Guide to the State's Best Paddling Adventures (Paddling Series)

Pdf:Paddling Kentucky: A Guide to the State's Best Paddling Adventures (Paddling Series).About the Author Carrie Stambaugh is the author of Hiking Kentucky (3rd edition). A journalist and photographer, her work has appeared in The Independent, Ironton Tribune, Greater Ashland Beacon, Bridges, Huntington Quarterly, Portsmouth Metro, and Tri-State Living. She lives in Ashland, Kentucky. Visit her at CarrieStambaugh.com. Read more

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Blazing Paddles: A Scottish Coastal Odyssey

Pdf Travel Blazing Paddles: A Scottish Coastal Odyssey

Pdf:Blazing Paddles: A Scottish Coastal Odyssey.About the Author Brian Wilson Spent Eighteen Years As Labour Mp For Cunninghame North And Served In Five Uk Ministerial Capacities. On Leaving Politics In 2005, He Became A Non-Executive Director Of Celtic Plc. He Lives On The Isle Of Lewis. Read more

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A Bite-Sized History of France: Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and Enlightenment

Pdf Travel A Bite-Sized History of France: Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and Enlightenment

Pdf:A Bite-Sized History of France: Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and Enlightenment.Review Praise for A Bite-Sized History of France:One of Smithsonian magazine’s “Ten Best Books About Travel of 2018”One of AFAR magazine’s “8 New Books You Need to Read Before Flying to France”“In this Franco-American couple’s not-so-bite-sized history, the complex political, historical, religious and social factors that shaped some of the country’s most iconic dishes and culinary products are explored in a way that will make you rethink every sprinkling of fleur de sel.”—Christine Muhlke, The New York Times Book Review“A very cool book about the intersections of food and history.”—Michael Pollan, New York Times bestselling author of How to Change Your Mind and The Omnivore’s Dilemma“This impressive book intertwines tales of gastronomy, culture, war, and revolution . . . with brisk wit [and] imagination.”—The Christian Science Monitor“Pack this one if you’re going abroad―or if you’re simply hungry. The authors use food and wine as a way to trace French history from ancient times through today.”—Time“A fascinating history of France through food [that is] exceptionally well-researched. This culinary history is a treat for Francophiles.”—Publishers Weekly“A husband and wife―he is French; she, American―move briskly through the history of France with a picnic basket full of information about the connections between history and gastronomy. . . . A genial journey through history that will leave readers both satiated and ravenous.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)“There is so much delicious information about French food, history and culture here that you’ll be tempted to polish off the feast in great gulps. Don’t! As is true with remarkable dishes, superb wines and excellent storytelling, you’ll reap the greatest pleasure if you follow the authors’ lead and savor this book in bite-sized morsels, the better to enjoy every bit.”—Dorie Greenspan, “On Dessert” columnist for The New York Times Magazine, New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of Around My French Table and Dorie’s Cookies“From the delights of French chocolate (through Portuguese Jews of Bayonne) to France’s passion for plums (brought home by the Templars from Damascus), A Bite-Sized History of France offers satisfaction for all: tastes of history from the people who gave perhaps the world’s greatest cuisine to the whole world. Why travel with a guide book on dry history, architecture, or politics when you can sink your teeth into such a delicious feast?”—Juliette Rossant, author of Super Chef “Who would have guessed forks had so much to do with bayonets? From the introduction of wine to Gaul by the Romans to Napoleon’s pancake predictions before entering Russia, the strange dialectics of war and peas offer a fascinating means of exploring the origins of French culinary traditions. Funny and historically accurate, this delicious book will make you want to raid the fridge.”—Jean Lopez, founder and editor-in-chief, Guerres & Histoire “Have the French ever done anything that wasn’t motivated, one way or another, by their search for good food? It seems not, and I can’t imagine a more fascinating or titillating angle to explore the history of France than this wonderful book.”—Clotilde Dusoulier, author of Tasting Paris: 100 Recipes to Eat like a Local Read more About the Author Stéphane Hénaut’s wide-ranging career in food includes working in the Harrods fromagerie, cooking for the Lord Mayor of London’s banquets, and selling obscure vegetables in a French fruiterie. He lives in Berlin.Jeni Mitchell is a teaching fellow in the Department of War Studies, King’s College London. She lives in Berlin. Read more

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Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders

Pdf Travel Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders

Pdf:Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders.About the Author Joshua Foer is the cofounder and chairman of Atlas Obscura. He is also the author of Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything, a bestseller published in 33 languages, and a forthcoming book about the world's last hunter-gatherers.Ella Morton is a New Zealand-born, Australia-raised, Brooklyn-based writer, focusing on overlooked aspects of history and culture. After covering consumer technology at CNET she hosted Rocketboom NYC, a web show about New York’s quirkier people and places. Her most popular interview was a chat with Cookie Monster on the set of Sesame Street. Ella was associate editor at AtlasObscura.com, where she wrote about such topics as tobacco smoke enemas, Victorian streaming music services, and the etiquette of marrying a ghost.Dylan Thuras is the cofounder and creative director of Atlas Obscura. He is also the coauthor of The Atlas Obscura Explorer's Guide for the World's Most Adventurous Kid.  Read more

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Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks (Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks (Travel Guide)

Pdf:Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks (Travel Guide).Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Spot wolves and grizzlies in Lamar Valley, watch geysers erupt in Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin, or get out on the water in a kayak or canoe at Jackson Lake; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks and begin your journey now! Inside the Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks Travel Guide: User-friendly highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices, emergency information, park seasonality, hiking trail junctions, viewpoints, landscapes, elevations, distances, difficulty levels, and durations Focused on the best - hikes, drives, and cycling tours Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, camping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, summer and winter activities, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Contextual insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, geology, wildlife, conservation Over 47 full-color trail and park maps and full-color images throughout Useful features - Travel with Children, Clothing and Equipment, and Day and Overnight Hikes Covers Yellowstone National Park area, Mammoth Country, Roosevelt Country, Canyon Country, Lake Country, Norris, Geyser Country, Bechler Region, Grand Teton National Park area, Jackson and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton , our most comprehensive guide to these two parks, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking to visit more national parks? Check out USA's National Parks, a new full-color guide that covers all 59 of the USA's national parks. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

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Foraging California: Finding, Identifying, And Preparing Edible Wild Foods In California (Foraging Series)

Pdf Travel Foraging California: Finding, Identifying, And Preparing Edible Wild Foods In California (Foraging Series)

Pdf:Foraging California: Finding, Identifying, And Preparing Edible Wild Foods In California (Foraging Series).Review 'This amazing book catalogues in clear, direct language the full range of wild edible plants found in California. Organized by ecological region and latest scientific family, it teaches not only a plant’s place on the land but its essential botanical attributes. More than that, Christopher’s lifetime of dirt time experience makes him expert on the edible and nutritional properties of this wonderful flora, so easily overlooked but at our disposal everywhere. I have followed Christopher on endless plant walks and never failed to learn something new and important. Now at last it’s all in one brilliant guide! '        —Paul Campbell, author of “Survival Skills of Native California” Read more From the Back Cover From acorns, cactus, and yucca to mesquite, manzanita, and lamb’s quarter—Foraging California guides readers to the edible wild foods and healthful herbs of the Golden State. Organized by plant families, this book is an authoritative guide for nature lovers, outdoors enthusiasts, and gastronomes. This guide also includes:Species ranging from herbs to treesForager notes and expert advice on identifying, preparing, freezing, drying, storing, and cooking wild edibles Tools, techniques, and foraging etiquetteRecipes to prepare at home and on the trail Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Great Britain Birds, 2nd Edition: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species of England, Scotland & Wales (Pocket Naturalist Guide)

Pdf Travel Great Britain Birds, 2nd Edition: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species of England, Scotland & Wales (Pocket Naturalist Guide)

Pdf:Great Britain Birds, 2nd Edition: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species of England, Scotland & Wales (Pocket Naturalist Guide).About the Author Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh’s path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution. Read more

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Et maintenant, on mange quoi ?

Pdf Travel Et maintenant, on mange quoi ?

Pdf:Et maintenant, on mange quoi ?.Un ancien industriel de l'agroalimentaire vous aide à faire les bons choix. Trois ans après le succès de son best-seller, Vous êtes fous d'avaler ça !, Christophe Brusset poursuit son combat contre les dérives du food-business. Avec le même sens de l'humour et des anecdotes toujours aussi étonnantes, il dénonce la généralisation de la malbouffe industrielle ainsi que les dégâts provoqués en termes de santé publique. Fort de son expertise, il vous explique comment éviter les principaux pièges tendus par les fabricants et leurs lobbies, mais aussi par la grande distribution et ses as du marketing.Après avoir levé le voile sur la valse des étiquettes, des labels et autres appellations plus ou moins sérieuses, Christophe Brusset vous accompagne rayon par rayon dans les méandres de votre supermarché. Des produits frais aux denrées du petit-déjeuner en passant par les plats surgelés, il multiplie les conseils et les mises en garde. Grâce à son guide de survie en grande surface, vous ne ferez plus jamais vos courses les yeux fermés !"Une boussole indispensable pour manger sain sans se ruiner et survivre dans la jungle de la malbouffe !" Christophe Brusset, 47 ans, ancien dirigeant au sein de groupes internationaux de l'agroalimentaire, est l'auteur de Vous êtes fous d'avaler ça ! publié chez Flammarion en 2015 et vendu à plus de 60 000 exemplaires.

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Death Wins a Goldfish: Reflections from a Grim Reaper's Yearlong Sabbatical

Pdf Travel Death Wins a Goldfish: Reflections from a Grim Reaper's Yearlong Sabbatical

Pdf:Death Wins a Goldfish: Reflections from a Grim Reaper's Yearlong Sabbatical.Review “Brian Rea’s Death Wins a Goldfish is not a book about death. It’s a book about living.” —VanityFair.com“There’s a lot of sweetness in Death’s global journey, and while the character never speaks, Rea welcomes readers into its thoughts through journal entries, which show how Death gradually becomes more amiable and adventurous as it engages with new people, visits new places, and discovers new passions. A former New York Times art director and illustrator of the newspaper’s ‘Modern Love’ column, Rea has a talent for capturing deep emotions in loose drawings, using bright colors and strong graphic composition to convey the expressions of a character whose face is a gray circle.” —The A.V. Club“Death explores the magic and mundanity of life in this warmhearted vacation story. Having worked nonstop for entirely too long, Death is forced by the reapers’ Human Resources department to take an extended holiday. He is intent upon using his time off to grow as a person, so he travels the world, enrolls in college, attends carnivals, and even gives dating apps a try. What he finds ranges from the utterly disappointing to the transcendentally joyous—but it is always and ever a testament to the value of encountering new things and people. Rea’s work is rendered in warm, friendly hues: lemon meringue roller coasters and coral-colored speedboats predominate. Undergirding these cheerful shades is an earnest appeal to that most human of questions: how should one live? The answer, Death finds, is by going out there and doing it.” —Publishers Weekly Read more About the Author Brian Rea lives in Los Angeles. He is an internationally exhibited artist and the official illustrator of the New York Times column 'Modern Love.' Read more

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Kentucky Barns: Agricultural Heritage of the Bluegrass

Pdf Travel Kentucky Barns: Agricultural Heritage of the Bluegrass

Pdf:Kentucky Barns: Agricultural Heritage of the Bluegrass.About the Author Carol Peachee is author and photographer of Straight Bourbon: Distilling the Industry's Heritage and The Birth of Bourbon: A Photographic Tour of Early Distilleries. She is also the photographer of Kentucky Bourbon Country: The Essential Travel Guide. Read more

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Curves: Northern Italy (2019 reprint): Lombardy, South Tyrol, Veneto (English and German Edition)

Pdf Travel Curves: Northern Italy (2019 reprint): Lombardy, South Tyrol, Veneto (English and German Edition)

Pdf:Curves: Northern Italy (2019 reprint): Lombardy, South Tyrol, Veneto (English and German Edition).Atmospheric photos portray the amazing passes of Northern ItalyA new addition to a highly successful seriesPerfect tips for routes and sightseeingCurves: Northern Italy: Lombardy, South Tyrol, Veneto portrays the most beautiful passes of Northern Italy. Starting at the Timmelsjoch, heading south to Lake Garda, and then east to the Three Peaks in South Tyrol, this book will lead you on a stunning journey through some of Northern Italy's most beautiful roadway scenescapes. Among the special highlights are the Gavia Pass, the Monte Baldo high alpine road and the Three Peaks.Stefan Bogner shot the atmospheric photos - some of them from a helicopter - to capture the full magnificence of the landscape. In addition to full-color photography, Curves is also a useful travel guide, offering tips for restaurants and hotels along the route. Text in English and German.

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Blanket of Stars: Thru-Hiking the Camino de Santiago: Travel Adventures, Volume 1

Pdf Travel Blanket of Stars: Thru-Hiking the Camino de Santiago: Travel Adventures, Volume 1

Pdf:Blanket of Stars: Thru-Hiking the Camino de Santiago: Travel Adventures, Volume 1.An unlikely pilgrim battles agoraphobia to reclaim life beyond the sofa. The 800-kilometer journey along the Camino Frances provides a scenic backdrop to ponder midlife crisis and chronic illness, an empty nest and marital discord, military service and post-traumatic stress, rage and grief, heartbreak and fear - and the way forward. El Camino de Santiago, known fondly as "The Way", is a matrix of trails with starting points across Europe leading to the sacred relics of Saint James the Apostle in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Often considered a Catholic pilgrimage, this ancient route predates Christianity. The Way continues to evolve, attracting spiritual seekers with and without religion, thru-hikers, fitness junkies, history buffs, and the curious. Armed with humor, grit, and a backpack named Little Agnus, Lockhart tackles emotional and physical obstacles, shares adventures with pilgrims from all over the world, mothers traveling teens, endures blisters and bicycle seats, and embraces the glory of Mother Nature and the intrinsic spirituality of peregrination. She finds herself transcending from a human being on a spiritual quest to a spiritual being on a human quest.

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Moon Cancún & Cozumel: With Playa del Carmen, Tulum & the Riviera Maya (Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Moon Cancún & Cozumel: With Playa del Carmen, Tulum & the Riviera Maya (Travel Guide)

Pdf:Moon Cancún & Cozumel: With Playa del Carmen, Tulum & the Riviera Maya (Travel Guide).About the Author Gary Chandler grew up in a small ski town south of Lake Tahoe, California. He earned his bachelor's degree at UC Berkeley, and also studied abroad in Mexico City and Oaxaca. After graduation, Gary backpacked through much of Mexico and Central America, and later Southeast Asia, Europe, and the Caribbean. His first guidebook assignment was covering the highlands of Guatemala, which was followed by assignments in El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Brazil, the Dominican Republic, and elsewhere. Gary has contributed to almost 30 guidebooks, many coauthored with wife and fellow travel writer/photographer Liza Prado. Between assignments, Gary earned a master's degree in journalism at Columbia University, worked as a news reporter and criminal investigator, and published numerous articles and blogs about travel in Latin America. He and Liza have two children and live in Colorado. Liza Prado was working as a corporate attorney in San Francisco when she decided to take a leap of faith and try travel writing and photography. Ten years later, she has coauthored 20 guidebooks and written dozens of feature articles and travel blogs to destinations throughout the Americas. Her photographs have been published by Moon Travel Guides and websites like Gogobot and Away.com.Since her first visit to the region in the early 2000s, the Riviera Maya has remained one of Liza's favorite places to travel. For this assignment, she dived on coral reefs and snorkeled through cenotes, climbed Maya ruins and toured monkey reserves, explored beach towns and fishing villages, caught a few local bands and listened to rock-star DJs--all with two kids in tow (well, at least part of the time). A graduate of Brown University and Stanford Law School, Liza lives in Denver, Colorado, with husband and coauthor Gary Chandler and their children, Eva and Leo. Read more

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Nat Geo Adirondack Park Map, Lake Placid/High Peaks

Pdf Travel Nat Geo Adirondack Park Map, Lake Placid/High Peaks

Pdf:Nat Geo Adirondack Park Map, Lake Placid/High Peaks.Nat Geo's Trails Illustrated™ topographical maps, based on USGS information, are designed to take you into the wilderness and back. They show all trails, campsites, and recreational features, plus relevant information on wildlife history, geology, and archaeology.

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Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks (Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks (Travel Guide)

Pdf:Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks (Travel Guide).Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Spot wolves and grizzlies in Lamar Valley, watch geysers erupt in Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin, or get out on the water in a kayak or canoe at Jackson Lake; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks and begin your journey now! Inside the Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks Travel Guide: User-friendly highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices, emergency information, park seasonality, hiking trail junctions, viewpoints, landscapes, elevations, distances, difficulty levels, and durations Focused on the best - hikes, drives, and cycling tours Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, camping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, summer and winter activities, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Contextual insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, geology, wildlife, conservation Over 47 full-color trail and park maps and full-color images throughout Useful features - Travel with Children, Clothing and Equipment, and Day and Overnight Hikes Covers Yellowstone National Park area, Mammoth Country, Roosevelt Country, Canyon Country, Lake Country, Norris, Geyser Country, Bechler Region, Grand Teton National Park area, Jackson and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton , our most comprehensive guide to these two parks, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking to visit more national parks? Check out USA's National Parks, a new full-color guide that covers all 59 of the USA's national parks. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.

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Killing It: An Education

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Pdf:Killing It: An Education.Review “Killing It: An Education (Penguin Press) is as unflinching as one might imagine a book with that title to be, but it’s also humanizing and thoughtful—with the butchery comes a journey of self-realization applicable far beyond the realm of animals or food.” — Vanity Fair “Even if you don’t have meat-butchering ambitions (or care for beef all that much), you’ll enjoy going along with Camas on her journey into a totally new world.” —Bon Appetit“A skilled storyteller . . . Davis takes the essential need to eat and compels us to examine how, why and what we consume, without preaching or judging.” — Minneapolis Star Tribune“Killing It is both a sensual and sensitive ode to the necessity of lifelong learning and a deep look into the painstaking work of turning animals into 'farm to table' food that is simultaneously highly prized and depressingly devalued in U.S. culture.' — Salon“With grace and power, first-time author Davis tells of how she traded a keyboard for a cleaver…. Her powerful writing and gift for vivid description allow readers to feel as if they, too, are embarking on a life-changing journey.” — Publishers Weekly   “Finding beauty and moral high ground in the abattoir ….The making of a young female entrepreneur rendered in unvarnished detail.” — Kirkus “Davis writes with the precision and pacing of a former editor, but one who has gained experience that extends well beyond Manhattan skyscrapers.' — Vogue.com Read more About the Author Camas Davis is a former editor and writer for magazines including Saveur and National Geographic Adventure. In 2009, she traveled to southwest France to study whole animal butchery and charcuterie and subsequently founded the Portland Meat Collective, a transparent, hands-on meat school that has become a local and national resource for meat education and reform. In 2014, Camas launched the Good Meat Project, a nonprofit dedicated to inspiring responsible meat production and consumption through experiential education across the country. Camas and her work have been covered in media outlets such as the New York Times Magazine, Martha Stewart Living, Food & Wine, Bon Appetit, and Cooking Light. Read more

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Best Climbs Grand Teton National Park: A Guide to the Area's Greatest Climbing Adventures (Best Climbs Series)

Pdf Travel Best Climbs Grand Teton National Park: A Guide to the Area's Greatest Climbing Adventures (Best Climbs Series)

Pdf:Best Climbs Grand Teton National Park: A Guide to the Area's Greatest Climbing Adventures (Best Climbs Series).About the Author Richard Rossiter has completed several hundred first ascents in the Boulder area and Rocky Mountain National Park, and since 1981 he has written nineteen climbing guidebooks. Richard lives in Boulder and devotes his time to climbing, skiing, road biking, writing, and his work as director of the Pilates Institute of Boulder. Read more

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Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park: The Best Sport And Trad Routes in the Park

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Pdf:Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park: The Best Sport And Trad Routes in the Park.About the Author Bob Gaines has been a professional rock climbing guide since 1983 and is the owner of Vertical Adventures Rock Climbing School, voted the top rock climbing school in America by Outside magazine. Bob has worked extensively in the film business as a climbing stunt coordinator. He was Sylvester Stallone’s climbing instructor for Cliffhanger and doubled for William Shatner in Star Trek V as Captain Kirk free-soloing on El Capitan. He is the author of several Falcon rock climbing guides and instruction books, including Best Climbs Tahquitz and Suicide Rocks, Advanced Rock Climbing, Toproping, Rappelling, and the co-author of Rock Climbing: The AMGA Single Pitch Manual, Climbing Anchors, and Climbing Anchors Field Guide. Read more

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Sierra Summits: A Guide to Fifty Peak Experiences in California's Range of Light (Regional Hiking Series)

Pdf Travel Sierra Summits: A Guide to Fifty Peak Experiences in California's Range of Light (Regional Hiking Series)

Pdf:Sierra Summits: A Guide to Fifty Peak Experiences in California's Range of Light (Regional Hiking Series).About the Author Matt Johanson has hiked, climbed, and skied the Sierra Nevada his whole life. He writes about the outdoors for various publications and teaches social studies and journalism at Castro Valley High School. Matt lives in Castro Valley, California. Read more

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Adventure Expedition One: Plan & Execute Your First Successful Expedition

Pdf Travel Adventure Expedition One: Plan & Execute Your First Successful Expedition

Pdf:Adventure Expedition One: Plan & Execute Your First Successful Expedition.About the Author Aaron Linsdau is the second only American to ski alone to the South Pole. He set the world record for surviving the longest solo expedition to the Pole. He is an Eagle Scout and has received the Outstanding Eagle Scout Award. He has walked across Yellowstone National Park in winter, crossed the Greenland tundra alone, has trekked through the Sahara desert, and climbed major mountains around the world. Read more

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Not As Planned!: Adventures with Michael: Climbing Lenin Peak

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Pdf:Not As Planned!: Adventures with Michael: Climbing Lenin Peak.This is the fifth book in Michael Williams’ “Adventures with Michael” series that recaps his exploits. Michael has been traveling, climbing, hiking & trekking, paragliding, running road races and living in countries far from the United States for over 40 years. This series provides the reader insights into having a life of adventure. In “Not as Planned!” Michael is off to Kyrgyzstan to climb Lenin Peak which towers 23,406 feet [7,134 m] above sea level. Michael travels 33 hours and goes through 10 time zones to get to Basecamp. This story outlines some of the rigors of international travel and the importance of allowing our body’s time to adjust to different time zones. This adjustment can be key to accomplishing goals.

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Lonely Planet Tibet (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Lonely Planet Tibet (Travel Guide).Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Tibet is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike around sacred Mt Kailash, join pilgrims at the Jokhang, Tibet's holiest sanctum, or view Mt Everest unobstructed from Rongphu Monastery; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Tibet and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Tibet Travel Guide: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including customs, religion, history, art, architecture, literature, music, dance, landscapes Over 52 maps Covers Lhasa, Tsang, Kham, Ngari, U, Rawok, Bayi, Tashigang, Gyantse, Shigatse, Lhatse, Tingri, Nyalam, Pomi, Ganzi, Kangding, Lithang, Bathang, Baber, Zhangmu, Gongkar, Kathmandu, Chengdu, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Tibet, our most comprehensive guide to Tibet, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's China guide. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Bradley Mayhew, John Vincent Bellezza and Robert Kelly. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

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Adventure Expedition One: Plan & Execute Your First Successful Expedition

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Pdf:Adventure Expedition One: Plan & Execute Your First Successful Expedition.From the Inside Flap 'Explorers must be self- contained and prepared for anything.'Expedition--An adventure into the extreme unknown where you will be tested to the limit.How do you pull off your first epic expedition? Where should you even start? This book contains practical advice to help you put together your first trek. Dreaming, planning, training, doing, and returning alive are all covered in this guide.This book opens up the often reticent world of the explorer. Avoid critical mistakes and understand the essential ingredients required for success. Transform your dream of exploration into reality. If you want to climb a mountain or stand at the North Pole, you'll find answers inside.Learn step-by-step how to experience breathtaking locations. You will avoid novice mistakes and experience extraordinary adventure. Read more About the Author Aaron Linsdau is the second only American to ski alone to the South Pole. He set the world record for surviving the longest solo expedi- tion to the Pole. He is an Eagle Scout and has received the Outstanding Eagle Scout Award. He has walked across Yellowstone National Park in winter, crossed the Greenland tundra alone, has trekked through the Sahara desert, and climbed major mountains around the world  Read more

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Best Easy Day Hikes Lake Tahoe (Best Easy Day Hikes Series)

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Pdf:Best Easy Day Hikes Lake Tahoe (Best Easy Day Hikes Series).About the Author Tracy Salcedo has been writing and editing outdoor guidebooks for almost twenty years. She has written Best Easy Day Hikes guides to the San Francisco Bay Area, Reno, San Jose, Sacramento, Denver, Boulder, and Aspen, among others. She is also author of several other FalconGuides, including Best Rail Trails California. She is the editor of The Life Sciences Report, an online newsletter published by Streetwise Reports. Also an educator, Salcedo resides in California’s Wine Country. Read more

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Trekking Everest: Base Camp, Kala Patar and Other Trekking Routes in Nepal and Tibet

Pdf Travel Trekking Everest: Base Camp, Kala Patar and Other Trekking Routes in Nepal and Tibet

Pdf:Trekking Everest: Base Camp, Kala Patar and Other Trekking Routes in Nepal and Tibet.About the Author Kev Reynolds is a freelance writer, photojournalist and lecturer. A prolific compiler of guidebooks, his first title for Cicerone Press appeared in 1978; he has since produced 27 titles for Cicerone, with others being researched. A member of the Outdoor Writers' Guild, the Alpine Club and Austrian Alpine Club, his passion for mountains and the countryside remains undiminished, and he regularly travels throughout Britain to share that enthusiasm through his lectures. Read more

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The Ogre: Biography of a Mountain and the Dramatic Story of the First Ascent

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Pdf:The Ogre: Biography of a Mountain and the Dramatic Story of the First Ascent.Some mountains are high; some mountains are hard. Few are both. On the afternoon of July 13, 1977, having become the first climbers to reach the summit of the Ogre, Doug Scott and Chris Bonington began their long descent. In the minutes that followed, any feeling of success from their achievement would be overwhelmed by the start of a desperate fight for survival. And things would only get worse. Rising to more than 7,000 meters in the center of the Karakoram, the Ogre - Baintha Brakk - is notorious in mountaineering circles as one of the most difficult mountains to climb. First summited by Scott and Bonington in 1977 - on expedition with Paul "Tut" Braithwaite, Nick Estcourt, Clive Rowland, and Mo Anthoine - it waited almost 24 years for a second ascent and a further 11 years for a third. The Ogre, by legendary mountaineer Doug Scott, is a two-part biography of this enigmatic peak: In the first part, Scott has painstakingly researched the geography and history of the mountain; part two is the long-overdue and very personal account of his and Bonington's first ascent and their dramatic weeklong descent on which Scott suffered two broken legs and Bonington smashed ribs. Using newly discovered diaries, letters, and audio tapes, it tells of the heroic and selfless roles played by Clive Rowland and Mo Anthoine. When the desperate climbers finally made it back to base camp, they were to find it abandoned - and themselves still a long way from safety. The Ogre is undoubtedly one of the greatest adventure stories of all time.

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Sierra Summits: A Guide to Fifty Peak Experiences in California's Range of Light (Regional Hiking Series)

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Pdf:Sierra Summits: A Guide to Fifty Peak Experiences in California's Range of Light (Regional Hiking Series).Looking for an outdoor adventure but still need to make it home to cook dinner? Want to conquer a majestic mountain peak but don’t want to give up the 9-to-5? No longer do you have to be an expert mountaineer to stand atop a gorgeous summit. Sierra Summits provides detailed descriptions, must-have information, and area history to fifty of the best peaks in the "Range of Light", all of which can be hiked in a single day and without technical gear! Take in stunning views of the entire Yosemite Valley from atop Eagle Peak.Scale and conquer Mount Whitney, the tallest mountain in California.Brave the winding trails up Alta Peak and experience a scenic wonderland you won’t ever forget.With full-color photography and precise maps throughout, Sierra Summits is perfect for busy families or weekend warriors and is sure to take your hiking higher!

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Shaded by Stone

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Pdf:Shaded by Stone.Shaded by Stone is a reflective journey exploring Ari Schneider’s struggle to find purpose while climbing in the mountains and deserts of North America. Recounting some of his favorite climbs, often with his canine companion, Breezy, Shaded by Stone follows Schneider’s adventures while weighing risk and reward, dealing with life’s adversities, and searching for self-fulfillment.

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Best Places to Bird in Ontario

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Pdf:Best Places to Bird in Ontario.About the Author Kenneth Burrell is a lifelong birder and naturalist based in Waterloo, Ontario. He is an active member of the Ontario Field Ornithologists, volunteers extensively with eBird and other not-for-profit organizations, and also operates his guiding service—Burrell Birding—with his brother Mike.Michael Burrell has been birding since he was old enough to hold a pair of binoculars. Based in Peterborough, Ontario, he has conducted fieldwork around the province with private industry, Bird Studies Canada, and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. Read more

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The Isle of Dogs: Before the Big Money

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Pdf:The Isle of Dogs: Before the Big Money.•A rare documentation of London's docklands at a time just before the financial transformationWhen Mike Seaborne began photographing the Isle of Dogs in the early '80s he was struck by how it retained its traditional industrial character, despite the efforts of Thatcher's reign. His black-and-white photographs reveal an eerily desolate landscape which would soon be home to financial heavyweights and epic skyscrapers like Canary Wharf. They show an area of East London now almost beyond recognition, just before the money moved in.

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Etiquette Guide to Japan: Know the Rules That Make the Difference!

Pdf Travel Etiquette Guide to Japan: Know the Rules That Make the Difference!

Pdf:Etiquette Guide to Japan: Know the Rules That Make the Difference!.Minding your manners is an acquired skill, but what serves you well elsewhere could trip you up in Japan. Save yourself possible embarrassment with Etiquette Guide to Japan. An inside look at Japanese social graces, it answers all the questions of the thoughtful traveler. Extensive, specific information on Japanese business etiquette assists listeners traveling to Japan for business.  Although often overshadowed by a modern facade, long-standing traditional aspects of Japan's culture still influence the country and almost everyone in it. Concrete evidence of this traditional culture can be seen everywhere - in the ancient arts and crafts that are still important parts of everyday life, in the many shrines and temples that dot the nation, and in the modern comeback of traditional fashions such as kimono and yakata robes.  To many Western visitors, however, the most obvious example of this traditional culture's strength is the unique etiquette of the Japanese. Like many nations, Japan has experienced vast political, social, and economic change over the past century. But enough of Japan's traditional etiquette remains to set the Japanese apart socially and psychologically and to make success in socializing and doing business with them a special challenge for Westerners.

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Wild LA: Explore the Amazing Nature in and Around Los Angeles

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Pdf:Wild LA: Explore the Amazing Nature in and Around Los Angeles.“This travel companion will shed new light on all that flourishes and flowers, or creeps and crawls in the vast urban-yet-still-wild sprawl of the city and surrounding area.” —Publishers Weekly Los Angeles may have a reputation as a concrete jungle, but in reality, it's full of amazing wildlife. You just need to know where to find it!  Equal parts natural history, field guide, and trip planner, Wild LA has something for everyone. It looks at the factors that shape local nature—including fire, floods, and climate—and profiles over 100 local species, from easy-to-spot squirrels and praying mantids to more elusive green sea turtles, bighorn sheep, and mountain lions. Also included are descriptions of day trips that help you explore natural wonders on hiking trails, in public parks, and in your own backyard.   

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Short Term Rental Success Stories from the Edge, Volume 1: Conquering and Crushing Fear in Today's Sharing Economy

Pdf Travel Short Term Rental Success Stories from the Edge, Volume 1: Conquering and Crushing Fear in Today's Sharing Economy

Pdf:Short Term Rental Success Stories from the Edge, Volume 1: Conquering and Crushing Fear in Today's Sharing Economy.Are you participating in today's sharing economy with AirBNB? Thinking about jumping in? But something is there in the background holding you back from getting started or expanding your dreams.... I know what you mean; we all know what you mean. Short Term Rental Success Stories from the Edge, Vol. 1 is a collaboration of some of the greatest minds geared for entrepreneurial success of our time. These authors are sharing their secrets to short-term rental success, business breakthroughs, unprecedented personal success, and unlimited human potential. This audiobook will undoubtedly uplift, empower, and motivate you to take action to help you fulfill your short-term rental dreams. These are today's leading experts who have contributed to this audiobook: Gladys Jeannette, Matt Malouf, Crystal L. Reed, Kathy Hansen, Kim Ottone Tank, Kevin Borgersen, Jeanette Lytle, Thao Khut, and Thomas Blouin. This audiobook will: Help you find inspiration Ignite some passion to get started (or move forward) Challenge you to take action Walk a mile in some else's shoes Inspire you to overcome the fears or roadblocks in your business and life Possibly find a cool and unique place to stay (with one of the authors!) This audiobook will not: Help you optimize your listings Manage your bookings or charge more money Increase your side income Provide any sort of tax, legal, or other professional advice Don't let go of the important things in life, and get out there and achieve your dreams in this sharing economy. Whether it's AirBNB, VRBO, Flipkey, or something else, get up, get started, and get moving. Short-term rentals can make a huge difference in your life and lifestyle; don't let fear stop you. Conquer it and crush it ASAP; let these authors help with that now; these are their stories. Get your copy today by clicking the "Buy Now" button at the top of this page!

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Lonely Planet Grand Canyon National Park (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Lonely Planet Grand Canyon National Park (Travel Guide).Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher* Lonely Planet’s Grand Canyon National Park is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Go rafting on the Colorado River, explore the Grand Canyon by bike or view it from above on a helicopter ride – all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Grand Canyon National Park and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet’s Grand Canyon National Park: Color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights provide a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics Covers Grand Canyon, Kaibab National Forest, Valle, North Rim, South Rim, Havasupai Reservation, Hualapai Reservation, Flagstaff, Sedona, Lake Mead, Hoover Dam, Las Vegas, Colorado River, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Grand Canyon National Park is our most comprehensive guide to Grand Canyon National Park, and is perfect for discovering both popular and offbeat experiences. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s USA’s National Parks for an in-depth look at all the country’s national parks have to offer. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveler since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travelers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. ‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times ‘Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia) *Source: Nielsen BookScan: Australia, UK, USA, 5/2016-4/2017

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Trout School: Lessons from a Fly-Fishing Master

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Pdf:Trout School: Lessons from a Fly-Fishing Master.About the Author Mark Hume is an award-winning environmental journalist and author of four books, including the acclaimed River of the Angry Moon. He was formerly a national correspondent and columnist with the Globe and Mail, BC bureau chief for the National Post, and a senior correspondent with the Vancouver Sun. Based in Vancouver, he has fly fished in British Columbia for fifty years.Mo Bradley is a master angler who has taught fly-tying courses to thousands of fishers. He lives in Kamloops, BC, and in 2012 was inducted into the Kamloops Sports Hall of Fame. Claire Hume is a fly fisher, writer, and the Green caucus Senior Policy Advisor at the BC legislature. She holds a master’s from the University of Cambridge and lives in Victoria, BC.Nana Cook is an artist who casts a long, elegant line and whose whoops of joy can often be heard echoing over the trout lakes of the Kamloops region. She lives in Nanoose Bay, BC. Read more

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Lonely Planet Grand Canyon National Park (Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Lonely Planet Grand Canyon National Park (Travel Guide)

Pdf:Lonely Planet Grand Canyon National Park (Travel Guide).Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher* Lonely Planet’s Grand Canyon National Park is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Go rafting on the Colorado River, explore the Grand Canyon by bike or view it from above on a helicopter ride – all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Grand Canyon National Park and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet’s Grand Canyon National Park: Color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights provide a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics Covers Grand Canyon, Kaibab National Forest, Valle, North Rim, South Rim, Havasupai Reservation, Hualapai Reservation, Flagstaff, Sedona, Lake Mead, Hoover Dam, Las Vegas, Colorado River, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Grand Canyon National Park is our most comprehensive guide to Grand Canyon National Park, and is perfect for discovering both popular and offbeat experiences. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s USA’s National Parks for an in-depth look at all the country’s national parks have to offer. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveler since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travelers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. ‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times ‘Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia) *Source: Nielsen BookScan: Australia, UK, USA, 5/2016-4/2017Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.

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The Borders Abbeys Way: The abbeys of Melrose, Dryburgh, Kelso and Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders

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Pdf:The Borders Abbeys Way: The abbeys of Melrose, Dryburgh, Kelso and Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders.Guidebook to the Borders Abbeys Way, a 68 mile circuit in the beautiful Scottish Borders. Taking in four of Britain's grandest ruined medieval abbeys, the route which begins and ends in Tweedbank, is described over 6 stages, and is as rich in history as it is pastoral charm. Relatively flat, it is suitable for people with a moderate level of fitness, and can be undertaken at any time of year.In addition to clear route description and OS mapping extracts, the guidebook also includes information about the history of the Borders abbeys, the ever-intriguing Borders reivers, and the region's geology and agriculture. Invaluable practical information relating to accommodation, transport, mapping and public access is also included.As historically enchanting as it is visually delightful, the Borders Abbeys Way will connect walkers with a truly fascinating period of history. In fact, some of the paths on the Way are the very same routes that monks used to travel between the Borders abbeys, and no doubt were also used by the notorious reivers.

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The Florida Wildlife Encyclopedia: An Illustrated Guide to Birds, Fish, Mammals, Reptiles, and Amphibians

Pdf Travel The Florida Wildlife Encyclopedia: An Illustrated Guide to Birds, Fish, Mammals, Reptiles, and Amphibians

Pdf:The Florida Wildlife Encyclopedia: An Illustrated Guide to Birds, Fish, Mammals, Reptiles, and Amphibians.Florida’s wildlife has always played an important role in the history of human beings inhabiting the state. Native Americans depended on birds, mammals, and fish for sustenance. The state’s first European explorers encountered new and intimidating species like the American Alligator and the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake. In later years “plume hunters,” ventured into the Florida wilderness in search of enormous rookeries of herons and egrets, killing an abominable number of birds for feathers that were used to adorn the hats of fashionable ladies. Meanwhile the American Alligator was hunted to near extinction for its tough, scaly hide that made durable leather for luggage and boots. Although the state’s wildlife is still an important resource for human consumption, wildlife is also increasingly important in today’s culture for its intrinsic, aesthetic value. For many Floridians, the age-old traditions of hunting and fishing have been replaced by a desire to simply observe wildlife and experience nature. But most Floridians are largely unaware of the diversity of species inhabiting their state. This volume is intended to provide an introduction to the state’s fresh water fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. In Florida Wildlife Encyclopedia, nationally known naturalist Scott Shupe has collected information on all the native wildlife that reside in the Sunshine State. The fifth in a series of state wildlife encyclopedias, this book will be a handy, usable, layman’s guide to Florida’s native wildlife. Included are over 700 color photographs, depicting the different species of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and fish, while also offering over 600 range maps to show their territory. Along with basic information for the biology of each animal, Shupe includes the size, habitat, and abundance of each species located in the state. Whether you’re a lover of the outdoors, photography, or are looking to learn more about your state, this comprehensive guide will teach you about the wonderful wildlife that covers the water, earth, and skies of Florida.

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Glimpses of Charleston

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Pdf:Glimpses of Charleston.Charleston is one of the most historically significant cities in the United States. One of the prime attractions of Charleston is the spectacular array of historic buildings spanning a wide variety of architectural styles. From simple pre-Revolutionary–era dwellings to spectacular Italianate, Greek Revival, and Victorian homes, to colonial government buildings, to some of the oldest and most beautiful churches, Charleston’s architectural splendor is unparalleled in the United States.

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The Art of Japanese Architecture: History / Culture / Design

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Pdf:The Art of Japanese Architecture: History / Culture / Design.About the Author David Young was born in the United States and spent his childhood in Sierra Leone, West Africa. After obtaining his Ph.D. from Stanford University, he taught anthropology at the University of Alberta in Canada until he retired in 1999 and moved to Japan to continue his teaching career. Together with his wife, he has conducted research on Japanese aesthetics for many years. Michiko (Kimura) Young was born in China and raised in Japan. After graduating from Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, she moved to the United States and then to Canada, where she worked for many years in the international affairs office at the University of Alberta. She and husband David co-authored The Art of the Japanese Garden. The Youngs now live on Gabriola Island off the west coast of Canada. Read more

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Living Language: Spanish 2020 Day-to-Day Calendar

Pdf Travel Living Language: Spanish 2020 Day-to-Day Calendar

Pdf:Living Language: Spanish 2020 Day-to-Day Calendar.The Living Language® Spanish 2020 Calendar features a daily lesson on Spanish words and phrases to help build practical language skills. Living Language offers a proven and effective way to learn and practice foreign languages. The Spanish calendar includes common words and phrases, as well as important idioms and expressions for understanding the Spanish language and culture.Most daily pages offer a new word or phrase alongside its English translation.This year’s cultural pages cover popular sports and sports figures in the Spanish-speaking world.Includes access to the Living Language® Online Language Lab with interactive content for learning and practicing.

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French Country Diary 2020 Engagement Calendar

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Pdf:French Country Diary 2020 Engagement Calendar.About the Author Linda Dannenberg is the author of 12 books exploring French lifestyle, design, and cuisine.   Guillaume de Laubier is one of France’s foremost decorative arts and lifestyle photographers. Read more

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Fortnite for Teens: Ultimate Fortnite Guide for Teens

Pdf Travel Fortnite for Teens: Ultimate Fortnite Guide for Teens

Pdf:Fortnite for Teens: Ultimate Fortnite Guide for Teens.Fortnite for Teens! All you need to know about Fortnite is right here! Learn how the game was conceptualized, developed, and the artistry involved in the game. Navigate the objective of the games and explore the nuances involved. Also inside are strategies for winning Battle Royale, including:How to choose your landingThe importance of learning your controller, regardless of what platform on which you playWhich weapons and loot to look forHow to effectively use your resourcesWhat to watch out for throughout the gameHow to find lootThe easiest way to get started in the game roundsHow to move across the mapUsing your surrounding for an effective defenseYou'll find a history of Fortnite on both modes, including how Battle Royale came to be and how Save the World revolutionized the game genres. Using the tips inside will not only help you win, but it will also explain how to level up your player and make them more powerful.

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The Greatest Beach: A History of the Cape Cod National Seashore (Designing the American Park Ser.)

Pdf Travel The Greatest Beach: A History of the Cape Cod National Seashore (Designing the American Park Ser.)

Pdf:The Greatest Beach: A History of the Cape Cod National Seashore (Designing the American Park Ser.).Review The Greatest Beach is a superb account of the creation of Cape Cod National Seashore and makes a valuable contribution to the history of national parks. (Rolf Diamant, former superintendent of Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park and Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site) Read more Book Description How a renowned tourist destination became one of America’s most beloved and influential national parks Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Air Fryer Cookbook Mastery: Ninety Unbelievably Delicious Recipes and Cooking Guide to Step Up Your Air Frying Game

Pdf Travel Air Fryer Cookbook Mastery: Ninety Unbelievably Delicious Recipes and Cooking Guide to Step Up Your Air Frying Game

Pdf:Air Fryer Cookbook Mastery: Ninety Unbelievably Delicious Recipes and Cooking Guide to Step Up Your Air Frying Game.Did you know you can make a chocolate lava vake in your Air Fryer? How about a delicious chicken cheesesteak stromboli, Chinese-style?! Or some Brazilian turkey pies to make that next breakfast extra special?Time to level up your Air Fryer and aging Air Fryer cookbook with Air Fryer Cookbook Mastery! With 90 masterfully crafted air fryer recipes included in the cookbook, you'll have enough ideas to prepare full meals and desserts for the next whole month! And it's not just an air fryer cookbook. Here's a breakdown of what you'll get:A complete introduction to air fryers and some important usage information 30 breakfast recipes, including some kid-friendly ones - make muffins, omelets, donuts, risotto, and more!30 meal recipes for lunch or dinner - chicken-lovers, shrimp-lovers, pork-lovers, taco-lovers, veggie-lovers are all invited30 dessert recipes - muffins, cakes, cookies, dumplings, rolls, and some special dips are all in the itineraryComplete nutritional information for each recipeBuy now to purchase your audio air fryer cookbook!

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Minneapolis Reign (The Unofficial Guide To Prince’s Hometown) Second Edition

Pdf Travel Minneapolis Reign (The Unofficial Guide To Prince’s Hometown) Second Edition

Pdf:Minneapolis Reign (The Unofficial Guide To Prince’s Hometown) Second Edition.Part travel guide and part biography, this unofficial guide to Minneapolis is one Prince fan’s emotional account of an incredible journey he felt compelled to make in honour of his musical hero.The sudden death of legendary rock musician Prince Rogers Nelson on April 21st 2016 sent shockwaves around the world.One year on, Stuart Willoughby, a fan from the north east of England, made a four thousand mile pilgrimage to Prince’s hometown of Minneapolis in an attempt to understand the life and work of this seminal artist. Arriving in the U.S. in the anniversary week of Prince’s passing, Stuart found himself on an incredible adventure that brought him closer to Prince than he ever could have imagined.“The Estate of Prince Rogers Nelson is not affiliated, associated, or connected with Minneapolis Reign: An Unofficial Guide to Prince’s Hometown, nor has it endorsed, authenticated or sponsored Minneapolis Reign: An Unofficial Guide to Prince’s Hometown. Further, The Prince Estate has not licensed any of its intellectual property to Minneapolis Reign: An Unofficial Guide to Prince’s Hometown.”

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In Putin's Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia's Eleven Time Zones

Pdf Travel In Putin's Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia's Eleven Time Zones

Pdf:In Putin's Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia's Eleven Time Zones.In Putin's Footsteps is Nina Khrushcheva and Jeffrey Tayler's unique combination of travelogue, current affairs, and history, showing how Russia's dimensions have shaped its identity and culture through the decades.With exclusive insider status as Nikita Khrushchev's great grand-daughter, and an ex-pat living and reporting on Russia and the Soviet Union since 1993, Nina Khrushcheva and Jeffrey Tayler offer a poignant exploration of the largest country on Earth through their recreation of Vladimir Putin's fabled New Year's Eve speech planned across all 11 time zones.After taking over from Yeltsin in 1999, and then being elected president in a landslide, Putin traveled to almost two dozen countries and a quarter of Russia's 89 regions to connect with ordinary Russians. His travels inspired the idea of a rousing New Year's Eve address delivered every hour at midnight throughout Russia's eleven time zones. The idea was beautiful, but quickly abandoned as an impossible feat. He correctly intuited, however, that the success of his presidency would rest on how the country's outback citizens viewed their place on the world stage.Today more than ever, Putin is even more determined to present Russia as a formidable nation. We need to understand why Russia has for centuries been an adversary of the West. Its size, nuclear arsenal, arms industry, and scientific community (including cyber-experts), guarantees its influence.

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Where To Watch Birds in Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire

Pdf Travel Where To Watch Birds in Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire

Pdf:Where To Watch Birds in Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.About the Author Ken Hall has lived near Bristol from shortly after graduating from its university. He has thoroughly explored the surrounding areas over many years, and has taken part in many nationally- and locally-organised surveys of the birds of the region. These include the BTO's Breeding Bird Atlases, their local offshoots for Somerset and for Avon, and surveys of some of the Somerset Wildlife Trust's reserves on the Mendip Hills. A member of the Bristol Ornithological Club since its foundation, he has served on its Committee for long periods, including having held the post of Chairman, and is also one of the team that compiles the Avon Bird Report.In addition to these more local birding activities, he has travelled widely in the Americas, Africa and Europe, with a particular interest in the birds of Spain and France, and has led privately-organised trips to both countries on several occasions. He is the representative in the UK, on a voluntary basis, for the LPO (Ligue pour la Protection des Oiseaux), the RSPB's equivalent in France. Read more

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Day Trips® from Portland, Oregon: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler (Day Trips Series)

Pdf Travel Day Trips® from Portland, Oregon: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler (Day Trips Series)

Pdf:Day Trips® from Portland, Oregon: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler (Day Trips Series).From the Back Cover No Planning Required! Rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip with Day Trips from Portland, Oregon. Packed with full trip-planning information for hundreds of exciting things for kids, outdoor adventurers, and history lovers to do—all within a two-hour drive of the Atlanta metro area. Day Trips from Portland, Oregon helps locals and vacationers make the most of a brief getaway. Read more About the Author Kim Cooper Findling is a fifth generation Oregonian and award-winning writer of stories about her beloved home state. She is the author of Bend, Oregon Daycations: Day Trips for Curious Families and Chance of Sun: An Oregon Memoir. For two decades, she has worked as a magazine editor, travel writer, author and teacher. See kimcooperfindling.com. Read more

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Day Trips® from Portland, Oregon: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler (Day Trips Series)

Pdf Travel Day Trips® from Portland, Oregon: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler (Day Trips Series)

Pdf:Day Trips® from Portland, Oregon: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler (Day Trips Series).Need a day away to relax, refresh, renew? Just get in your car and go! This fourth edition of Day Trips from Portland, Oregon is your guide to hundreds of exciting things to do, see, and discover in your own backyard. With full trip-planning information and tips on where to eat, shop, and stop along the way, you can make the most of your time off and rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip. Explore places you never knew existed, many free of charge, and most within a two-hour drive of Portland.Do something outdoorsy: Go biking, hiking, kayaking—or swimming!—at Sauvie Island, or visit the recreational wonderland around the town of Silver Lake, where you can get a glimpse of Mt. St. Helens.Do something (mildly) intoxicating: Go on a tasting tour at one (or more) of the 200 wineries in the Willamette Valley.Do something historical: See people in period clothing reenact mid-19th-century daily life at Fort Vancouver, or 1920s farm life at Pomeroy Living History Farm in Yacolt.

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DRIVE THROUGH NAPA: Your Ultimate Companion to Napa Valley's Wines Regions

Pdf Travel DRIVE THROUGH NAPA: Your Ultimate Companion to Napa Valley's Wines Regions

Pdf:DRIVE THROUGH NAPA: Your Ultimate Companion to Napa Valley's Wines Regions.Drive Through Napa, your ultimate companion to Napa Valley’s wine regions. The modern & casual book is about the 16 sub-regions that make up Napa Valley. We believe that having a bit of information about the different sub-regions in Napa can make a visitor's (and drinkers) Napa experience richer. The attributes are:- modern bold design & casual tone;- original Price to Value charts per region powered by a partnership with Vivino;- award-winning wine author Paul Hodgins, and award-winning designer Kathy Lajvardi;- Interviews with prominent Napa winemakers & experts (e.g Celia Welch, Andy Erickson, Jean Charles Bossiet, Rombauer, Alpha Omega, Grgich, Chateau Montelena, Silverado, etc.); and- read time: a little over 1hr Team behind the book:Author: Paul Hodgins, award-winning wine journalist and writer whose 2017 book on Paso Robles winemakers received critical acclaim from Jancis RobinsonDesigner: Kathy Lajvardi, award-winning, visionary artist and designer for global artist such as Madonna and Beyonce. https://www.kathylajvardi.com/Series Editor: Naushad Huda

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The Gardener's Travel Companion to England: What to See and Where to Stay

Pdf Travel The Gardener's Travel Companion to  England: What to See and Where to Stay

Pdf:The Gardener's Travel Companion to England: What to See and Where to Stay.About the Author Janelle McCulloch is a journalist, author and photographer of more than 20 books on architecture, interior design, travel and gardens, including 15 bestselling design titles. She divides her time between Australia, New York and London. Official website: www.janellemcculloch-officialwebsite.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/janellemcculloch_author Read more

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Grand Canyon: The Watts Theory

Pdf Travel Grand Canyon: The Watts Theory

Pdf:Grand Canyon: The Watts Theory.Grand Canyon was formed in the year 2,345 B.C.E. by a sequence of five natural catastrophic events. The alternative theory presented in this work labeled "The Watts Theory" is supported by evidence and provides a thorough explanation for the formation of Grand Canyon. Testing a hypothesis to explain a landscape created by geomorphic processes in the absence of a human witness to record it is problematic. While inductive and deductive reasoning would be an appropriate approach to testing a scientific hypothesis, Watts Theory and theories derived from the conventional paradigm both employ an abductive reasoning method for drawing conclusions. Therefore, The Watts Theory is an equally acceptable explanation for the existence of the Grand Canyon. In the case of the Watts Theory, the body of evidence to draw from is more inclusive than evidence previously offered by theories that fall into the conventional paradigm. Therefore it is more probable than not, Grand Canyon was formed by a sequence of natural disasters occurring over a short span of time in recent geologic and human history. To be exact, 4,364 years ago. The author has included twenty-nine pieces of evidence about Yellowstone National Park to calm the fears of an eruption, simply put, Yellowstone cannot erupt. Yellowstone is not a Volcano, not even a super volcano. This theory is harmonious with historical biblical documentation. Here is a part that did not get in the book. As a first time author, positive response from qualified successful people was needed to continue. The first un-published copy was shown to a retired friend who was involved in building the SR-71. The SR-71 is the worlds fastest spy plane, reaching speeds excess of 2,200 miles per hour. To this day a faster jet has not been built. The SR-71 is on display in McMinnville, Oregon at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum. My friends response was “That Explains It”. When I asked “Explains what” he said this theory explains Devils Tower. The next person I trusted for an answer was a friend who worked at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. He worked on the International Space Station Computer Control Systems. I asked “If an astroid were to hit earth would it change gravity” His immediate response was “Absolutely”. Further research led to the gravity change section in this publication. Research continued until there was a better pre-publication book. On a road trip to Arizona I stopped at the USGS office in Flagstaff, Arizona, where they monitor asteroids. https://astrogeology.usgs.gov I had fear walking into the USGS and asking them to look over this new book about Yellowstone not being a volcano. They were so nice, there was an astrogeologists willing to look over the book. When asked what he thought about the book, he said, “You have things in this publication I have not heard yet” then he said, " I like it”. This was enough confirmation from qualified sources to continue with years of research and write this publication about "How and When" Grand Canyon was formed.

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Full Steam Ahead, Felix: Adventures of a famous station cat and her kitten apprentice

Pdf Travel Full Steam Ahead, Felix: Adventures of a famous station cat and her kitten apprentice

Pdf:Full Steam Ahead, Felix: Adventures of a famous station cat and her kitten apprentice.Pre-order the new book packed with more adventures from Felix's life on and off duty at Huddersfield train station. Full Steam Ahead, Felix! is the charming follow up to the Sunday Times bestseller, Felix the Railway Cat. Felix, Senior Pest Controller at Huddersfield station, has been at the heart of a close-knit community since the day she arrived as a kitten. But now, having risen to fame, every-day life at the station has become rather hectic; while reporters and fans clamour for a glimpse of her, Felix and her human co-workers find themselves, and the station, in quite a whirlwind. With the job seemingly too big for one fluffy feline to handle, it seems only sensible to recruit a young apprentice to the team: enter, Bolt. Full of funny and heart-warming stories, with personal tales from Felix's biggest fans, this is the remarkable tale of Felix and Bolt, the ultimate pest-controlling duo.

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Learn Italian for Beginners Audiobook Level 1: Language Lessons for Learning 1200+ Common Vocabulary & Conversation Phrases for Travelers to Speak in Your Car Fast like Crazy & Effortlessly in No Time

Pdf Travel Learn Italian for Beginners Audiobook Level 1: Language Lessons for Learning 1200+ Common Vocabulary & Conversation Phrases for Travelers to Speak in Your Car Fast like Crazy & Effortlessly in No Time

Pdf:Learn Italian for Beginners Audiobook Level 1: Language Lessons for Learning 1200+ Common Vocabulary & Conversation Phrases for Travelers to Speak in Your Car Fast like Crazy & Effortlessly in No Time.If you want to learn how to confidently and naturally speak and understand authentic Italian without having to take long classes or spend an extended amount time in a Italian-speaking country, then keep reading....Perhaps you've already purchased another learn Italian program, but you aren't learning at the pace you desire. Maybe you are struggling to find the time to dedicate to learning Italian. Maybe you are an absolute beginner or want to improve your vocabulary, phrases, understanding, and ability to pronounce and speak Italian. In any case, this is why we have created the perfect way for you to learn fast on the go, in your car, or wherever you are. Learn how to speak and understand Italian naturally wherever you are through audio and repetition. You will learn over 1200 of the most common Italian vocabulary and phrases for conversation to be speaking Italian fast. You will be able to easily follow along as every word and phrase is spoken to you slowly and clearly and repeated multiple times along with the English translation. This way you will be able to easily learn the proper pronunciation. Here's a peek at what we have in store for you: Take a peek at what we have in store for you:   Over five hours of authentic audio Italian vocabulary and phrases lessonsCore program consists of 13 audio Italian chapter lessonsSystem that will allow you to master Italian vocabulary and phrases comprehension and pronunciationOnly Italian-speaking voice narrator to make sure you develop an authentic Italian accentAnd most importantly, a fun and engaging teaching method that will have you looking forward to practicing with this program - and the more you practice, the more you learnAnd much more...Now it's time for YOU get started learning Italian fast the natural way of learning a language! Scroll up and purchase your audiobook copy now to get started learning Italian today!

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Italian: How to Learn Italian Fast, Including Grammar, Short Stories, and Useful Phrases When in Italy

Pdf Travel Italian: How to Learn Italian Fast, Including Grammar, Short Stories, and Useful Phrases When in Italy

Pdf:Italian: How to Learn Italian Fast, Including Grammar, Short Stories, and Useful Phrases When in Italy.If you want to learn Italian in less time then pay attention....Are you sick and tired of not being able to learn Italian fast?Have you tried endless other ways of learning Italian but nothing seems to stick?Do you finally want to say goodbye to your tendency to "forget most of what you've studied" and discover something that works for you?If so, then you've come to the right place.You see, Italian is easier than it seems.Not only will this audiobook give you the basic grammar rules, but it also has many fun exercises for you to practice. If you've never studied Italian before or if you've studied it but you need to go back to the basics to get better, this audiobook will provide you with everything you need, especially if you are planning on traveling to Italy!Here's just a tiny fraction of what you'll discover:GrammarItalian short storiesItalian phrases and wordsSounds and pronunciationAnd much, much morePLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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2000 Most Common Italian Words in Context: Get Fluent & Increase Your Italian Vocabulary with 2000 Italian Phrases, Italian Language Lessons

Pdf Travel 2000 Most Common Italian Words in Context: Get Fluent & Increase Your Italian Vocabulary with 2000 Italian Phrases, Italian Language Lessons

Pdf:2000 Most Common Italian Words in Context: Get Fluent & Increase Your Italian Vocabulary with 2000 Italian Phrases, Italian Language Lessons.Have you been trying to learn Italian and simply can't find the way to expand your vocabulary? Do your teachers recommend you boring textbooks and complicated stories that you don't really understand? Are you looking for a way to learn the language quicker without taking shortcuts? If you answered "Yes!" to at least one of those previous questions, then this book is for you! We've compiled the 2000 Most Common Words in Italian, a list of terms that will expand your vocabulary to levels previously unseen. Did you know that - according to an important study - learning the top 2000 most frequently used words will enable you to understand up to 84 percent of all non-fiction and 86.1 percent of fiction literature and 92.7 percent of oral speech? Those are amazing stats, and this audiobook will take you even further than those numbers! This audiobook includes: A detailed introduction with tips and tricks on how to improve your learningA list of 2000 of the most common words in Italian and their translationsAn example sentence for each word - in both Italian and EnglishFinally, a conclusion to make sure you've learned and supply you with a final list of tipsDon't look any further, we've got what you need right here! In fact, we're ready to turn you into a Italian speaker...are you ready to get involved in becoming one? PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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Italian Short Stories for Beginners: A Short Story Collection to Improve Your Listening and Reading Skills, Grow Your Vocabulary and Learn Italian with Ease

Pdf Travel Italian Short Stories for Beginners: A Short Story Collection to Improve Your Listening and Reading Skills, Grow Your Vocabulary and Learn Italian with Ease

Pdf:Italian Short Stories for Beginners: A Short Story Collection to Improve Your Listening and Reading Skills, Grow Your Vocabulary and Learn Italian with Ease.If you want to learn Italian in a fun and entertaining way, then keep reading....The truth is the traditional classroom-style method used to learn a foreign language isn't really that good. Memorizing dozens (or even hundreds) of grammar rules is hard, and remembering them while you're in an actual conversation is even harder. But think about it.How did you learn your first language? Did someone give you a grammar book while you were still in the baby cradle? Or did you learn to speak by simply listening to others? Even science agrees, the best way to learn a new language is to immerse yourself in it, listen and talk to native speakers, and actually use the language you want to learn.Unfortunately, not everyone can just move to Italy to learn the language. That's why listening to native-spoken Italian stories is your best choice.The Italian short stories in this audiobook will help you:Avoid memorizing grammar rules for grammar's sake - instead, you'll listen to practical uses in everyday conversations, and after a while, following grammar will become natural to youLearn over 1,600 Italian words and expressions, thanks to the vocabulary included at the end of each storyUnderstand colloquial phrases and expressions that people actually use so that talking to a native will be easierLearn conversational Italian, and improve your speaking skills thanks to the many natural dialogues in each storyImprove your listening and pronunciation skillsAll the stories have a useful vocabulary section, summaries in both Italian and English, and questions to help you verify your comprehension of the plot. Even if you tried learning Italian in the past and failed, you can dramatically increase your comprehension and grow your vocabulary with these short stories.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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Conversational Dutch Quick and Easy: The Most Innovative Technique to Learn the Dutch Language

Pdf Travel Conversational Dutch Quick and Easy: The Most Innovative Technique to Learn the Dutch Language

Pdf:Conversational Dutch Quick and Easy: The Most Innovative Technique to Learn the Dutch Language.Have you always wanted to learn how to speak Dutch but simply didn't have the time? Well if so, then, look no further. You can hold in your hands one of the most advanced and revolutionary methods that was ever designed for quickly becoming conversational in a language. In creating this time-saving program, master linguist Yatir Nitzany spent years examining the 27 most common languages in the world and distilling from them the 350 words that are most likely to be used in real conversations. These 350 words were chosen in such a way that they were structurally interrelated and, when combined, form sentences. Through various other discoveries about how real conversations work - discoveries that are detailed further in this book - Nitzany created the necessary tools for linking these words together in a specific way so that you may become rapidly and almost effortlessly conversant - now. If your desire is to learn complicated grammatical rules or to speak perfectly proper and precise Dutch, this book is not for you. However, if you need to actually hold a conversation while on a trip to the Netherlands, to impress that certain someone, or to be able to speak with your grandfather or grandmother as soon as possible, then the Nitzany Method is what you have been looking for. This method is designed for fluency in a foreign language while communicating in the present tense. Nitzany believes that what's most important is actually being able to understand and be understood by another human being right away. More formalized training in grammar rules, etc., can come later. This is one of the several in a series of instructional language guides. The Nitzany Method's revolutionary approach is the only one in the world that uses its unique language technology to actually enable you to speak and understand native speakers in the shortest amount of time possible.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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Portuguese Phrasebook: The Complete Portuguese Phrasebook for Traveling to Portugal

Pdf Travel Portuguese Phrasebook: The Complete Portuguese Phrasebook for Traveling to Portugal

Pdf:Portuguese Phrasebook: The Complete Portuguese Phrasebook for Traveling to Portugal.As an educator for more than 20 years, I'm a fan of teaching others. And there is no greater challenge than to learn a language and to use that tool when traveling abroad! I created this Portuguese phrasebook as a way to increase your enjoyment when traveling to Portugal. Imagine what the ability to communicate with the locals will do for your travel experience, allowing you to connect with new and interesting people or even live or study in places like Lisbon or Porto! In essence, it's a journey to become more open-minded about the world, discovering amazing new people in the process.In this audiobook, you have the main tools you will need to develop pronunciation, phonology, and sentence structure. The grammar section is clear and holds all the references you will need when in Portugal. From general conversation to accommodations, travel, and ordering dinner, this is an invaluable resource to keep with you and assist you in common situations you will find yourself in your travels. I invite you to listen on and begin a fascinating learning experience. Here is a preview of what you will learn: Specific situational references to help you out when eating out, traveling, requesting directions, shopping, and much more!The fundamental vocabulary that will get you off your feet in no timeBasic slang and other tips to interact better with the locals!Common phrases to use when traveling to Portuguese-speaking countriesBasic grammar and pronunciation so you will feel comfortable in your interactions in PortugueseOther resources to continue learning and improving your mastery of the language

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Lonely Planet Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks (Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Lonely Planet Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks (Travel Guide)

Pdf:Lonely Planet Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks (Travel Guide).Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Zion & Bryce Canyon& National Parks is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike the Cable Mountain trail in Zion, ride a horse or mule through Bryce or go swimming or tubing in Zion's Virgin River; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Zion & Bryce Canyon& National Parks and begin your journey now! Inside the Lonely Planet Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks Travel Guide: User-friendly highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices, emergency information, park seasonality, hiking trail junctions, viewpoints, landscapes, elevations, distances, difficulty levels, and durations Focused on the best - hikes, drives, and cycling tours Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, camping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, summer and winter activities, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Contextual insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, geology, wildlife, and conservation Over 65 full-color trail and park maps and full-color images throughout Useful features - Travel with Children, Clothing and Equipment, and Day and Overnight Hikes Covers Zion National Park, St George, Snow Canyon State Park, Cedar City, Glendale, Bryce Canyon& National Park, Red Canyon, Panguitch, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Zion & Bryce Canyon& National Parks, our most comprehensive guide to these parks, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking to visit more national parks? Check out USA's National Parks, a new full-color guide that covers all 59 of the USA's national parks. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.

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Rick Steves' Europe Picture-A-Day Wall Calendar 2020

Pdf Travel Rick Steves' Europe Picture-A-Day Wall Calendar 2020

Pdf:Rick Steves' Europe Picture-A-Day Wall Calendar 2020.About the Author Workman Publishing Company has been producing award-winning calendars, cookbooks, parenting guides, and children’s titles, as well as gardening, humor, self-help, and business books, since 1968. From our What to Expect® pregnancy and parenting series and Page-A-Day® Calendars to the iconic 1,000 Places to See Before You Die® and Brain Quest® children's products, our wide range of high-quality non-fiction titles and products inspire, educate, and entertain readers around the globe. Read more

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Scenic Driving Colorado: Exploring the State's Most Spectacular Back Roads

Pdf Travel Scenic Driving Colorado: Exploring the State's Most Spectacular Back Roads

Pdf:Scenic Driving Colorado: Exploring the State's Most Spectacular Back Roads.About the Author Stewart M. Green is a freelance photographer and writer who is the author and photographer of many books for Globe Pequot Press and FalconGuides, including four other Scenic Driving Guides. His photographs have appeared in many publications including Climbing, Rock and Ice, Outside, National Motorist, On The Edge, Alp, Sierra, and others. He lives in Colorado Springs, CO. Read more

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Maine Off the Beaten Path®: Discover Your Fun (Off the Beaten Path Series)

Pdf Travel Maine Off the Beaten Path®: Discover Your Fun (Off the Beaten Path Series)

Pdf:Maine Off the Beaten Path®: Discover Your Fun (Off the Beaten Path Series).From the Back Cover [reading line] Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you’re a visitor or a local looking for something different, Maine Off the Beaten Path shows you the Pine Tree State with new perspectives on timeless destinations and introduces you to those you never knew existed. Discover vintage treasures at Elmer’s Barn north of WiscassetExplore the eclectic antique vehicle collection at the Cole Land Transportation Museum near BangorLeap back through time with a visit to the eighteenth-century logging community at Leonard’s Mills in BradleySo if you’ve “been there, done that” one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path. Read more About the Author Taryn Plumb is a freelance writer who has also authored Haunted Boston: Famous Phantoms, Sinister Sites, and Lingering Legends, and Haunted Maine Lighthouses, both by Globe Pequot Press. She enjoys exploring her home state whenever she can—and 'discovering' hidden gems and off-beat places. She lives in Hiram, Maine. Read more

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Zermatt: The Alps (Photo Book Book 258)

Pdf Travel Zermatt: The Alps (Photo Book Book 258)

Pdf:Zermatt: The Alps (Photo Book Book 258).Zermatt is a municipality in the district of Visp in the German-speaking section of the canton of Valais in Switzerland. It has a population of about 5,800 inhabitants and is classified as a town by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (FSO).It lies at the upper end of Mattertal at an elevation of 1,620 m (5,310 ft), at the foot of Switzerland's highest peaks. It lies about 10 km (6.2 mi) from the over 10,800 ft (3,291.84 m) high Theodul Pass bordering Italy.Zermatt is famed as a mountaineering and ski resort of the Swiss Alps. Until the mid-19th century, it was predominantly an agricultural community; the first and tragic ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865 was followed by a rush on the mountains surrounding the village, leading to the construction of many tourist facilities. The year-round population (as of December 2017) is 5,643, though there may be several times as many tourists in Zermatt at any one time. Much of the local economy is based on tourism, with about half of the jobs in town in hotels or restaurants and just under half of all apartments are vacation apartments. Just over one-third of the permanent population was born in the town, while another third moved to Zermatt from outside Switzerland.The name of Zermatt, as well as that of the Matterhorn itself, derives from the alpine meadows, or matten (in German), in the valley. The town of Zermatt lies at the southern end of the Matter Valley (German: Mattertal), which is one of the lateral branches of the grand Valley of the Rhône. Zermatt is almost completely surrounded by the high mountains of the Pennine Alps including Monte Rosa (specifically its tallest peak, named Dufourspitze), Switzerland's highest peak at 4,634 metres (15,203 ft) above sea level.Zermatt is traversed by the main river of the valley: the Matter Vispa, which rises at the glaciers at the feet of the highest peaks: the Gorner Glacier on the east side near Monte Rosa and the Zmutt Glacier on the west side between Dent d'Hérens and Dent Blanche.To prevent air pollution, which could obscure the town's view of the Matterhorn, the entire town is a combustion-engine car-free zone. Almost all vehicles in Zermatt are battery driven and almost completely silent. Electric vehicles are allowed for local commerces. The Cantonal police can issue a permit which allows residents to drive and park at the northern outskirts and for the permission to be bring combustion engine vehicles in to the town such as construction vehicles. Emergency and municipal vehicles, (fire trucks, ambulances, police etc.) generally use combustion engines, although even some of these are non-combustion, (garbage trucks, etc.).

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Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip: Victoria, Banff, Jasper, Calgary, the Okanagan, Whistler & the Sea-to-Sky Highway (Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip: Victoria, Banff, Jasper, Calgary, the Okanagan, Whistler & the Sea-to-Sky Highway (Travel Guide)

Pdf:Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip: Victoria, Banff, Jasper, Calgary, the Okanagan, Whistler & the Sea-to-Sky Highway (Travel Guide).About the Author Carolyn B. Heller traveled more than 5,000 miles (8,200 kilometers) across the highways and back roads of western Canada while researching this book. She's been road-tripping since she was a child, and she has continued that road trip tradition with her own daughters, notably in 2003, when she and her then-10-year-old twins traveled across the United States on an epic six-week road trip. Carolyn is an avid traveler and passionate food lover who has eaten on the streets, in fine restaurants, and everywhere in between in more than 40 countries. She is also the author of Moon Toronto & Ontario and Moon Living Abroad in Canada and has contributed to more than 50 other travel and restaurant guides. She's a Vancouver-based correspondent for Viator Travel. Her articles have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Perceptive Travel, FamilyFun, Real Weddings, and many other publications. A graduate of Brown University, Carolyn lives with her husband in Vancouver, where you can often find her running on the beach or sampling a new Chinese restaurant. Follow Carolyn's adventures at www.cbheller.com and on Twitter @CarolynBHeller. Read more

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New Hampshire Off the Beaten Path®: Discover Your Fun (Off the Beaten Path Series)

Pdf Travel New Hampshire Off the Beaten Path®: Discover Your Fun (Off the Beaten Path Series)

Pdf:New Hampshire Off the Beaten Path®: Discover Your Fun (Off the Beaten Path Series).Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you’re a visitor or a local looking for something different, New Hampshire Off the Beaten Path shows you the Granite State you never knew existed. Follow a nature trail marked with verse at the Robert Frost Homestead.Taste authentic, open pit BBQ at the Yankee Smokehouse.Discover the history of skiing at the New England Ski Museum. So if you’ve “been there, done that” one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.

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Sea Trial: Sailing After My Father

Pdf Travel Sea Trial: Sailing After My Father

Pdf:Sea Trial: Sailing After My Father.An adventure story set against the backdrop of a son trying to understand his fatherAfter a 25-year break from boating, Brian Harvey circumnavigates Vancouver Island with his wife, his dog, and a box of documents that surfaced after his father’s death. John Harvey was a neurosurgeon, violinist, and photographer who answered his door a decade into retirement to find a sheriff with a summons. It was a malpractice suit, and it did not go well. Dr. Harvey never got over it. The box contained every nurse’s record, doctor’s report, trial transcript, and expert testimony related to the case. Only Brian’s father had read it all — until now.In this beautifully written memoir, Brian Harvey shares how after two months of voyaging with his father’s ghost, he finally finds out what happened in the O.R. that crucial night and why Dr. Harvey felt compelled to fight the excruciating accusations.

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100 Things Capitals Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die: Stanley Cup Edition (100 Things...Fans Should Know)

Pdf Travel 100 Things Capitals Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die: Stanley Cup Edition (100 Things...Fans Should Know)

Pdf:100 Things Capitals Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die: Stanley Cup Edition (100 Things...Fans Should Know).About the Author Ben Raby is a multi-platform sports journalist based out of Washington, D.C. Raby has been part of the Washington Capitals Radio Network since 2009 and hosts the Capitals' pregame, intermission, and postgame shows. A Montreal native, Raby has served as a Capitals correspondent for NHL.com, CSNWashington.com, and The Washington Post Express while also contributing to MLB.com, The Washington Times, Toronto Star, Canadian Press, and the Montreal Gazette. Craig Laughlin is the Washington Capitals' color analyst for Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic. His NHL career spanned 13 seasons, including playing right wing for the Capitals from 1982 to 1988. Read more

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Antarctica's Lost Aviator: The Epic Adventure to Explore the Last Frontier on Earth

Pdf Travel Antarctica's Lost Aviator: The Epic Adventure to Explore the Last Frontier on Earth

Pdf:Antarctica's Lost Aviator: The Epic Adventure to Explore the Last Frontier on Earth.Review “Readers who grew up devouring the Tom Swift adventure novels, with their flying boats and subocean geotrons, will find much to like in Maynard's engrossing biography of Lincoln Ellsworth. Filled with a sumptuous cast of real-life adventurers, this is an engrossing and stirring tale.” - Kirkus Reviews“Maynard teases out the skeletons in Ellsworth’s closet while layering obstacle upon obstacle.” - Publishers Weekly“Maynard presents the various controversies, along with in-depth documentation. A must read.” - Clive Cussler [Praise for Jeff Maynard]“If you were to put all the characters, drama, and seemingly outlandish adventures contained in Antarctica’s Lost Aviator into a movie script, it would be rejected as too unbelievable. But Lincoln Ellsworth was read and did live the life contained in this biography.” - Flight Journal Read more About the Author Jeff Maynard’s books include The Unseen Anzac, Wings of Ice, Niagara’s Gold, and Divers in Time. He has written for television and is a book reviewer for the Melbourne Herald Sun. He is a member of the Explorers Club and a former President of the Historical Diving Society. This is his first book to be published in America. Jeff lives in Melbourne, Australia. Read more

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Cujo: The Untold Story of My Life On and Off the Ice

Pdf Travel Cujo: The Untold Story of My Life On and Off the Ice

Pdf:Cujo: The Untold Story of My Life On and Off the Ice.About the Author Curtis Joseph played 18 NHL seasons as a goaltender for the St. Louis Blues, Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Red Wings, Phoenix Coyotes, and Calgary Flames. A three-time All-Star, he also won a gold medal with Team Canada in the 2002 Olympics. Joseph currently serves as a goaltending consultant in the Carolina Hurricanes organization.Kirstie McLellan Day has co-authored books with Wayne Gretzky, Theo Fleury, Bob Probert, Ron MacLean, and Kelly Hrudey. She lives in Calgary, Alberta. Read more

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ANTARCTICA: WONDERS OF AN ICY WORLD

Pdf Travel ANTARCTICA: WONDERS OF AN ICY WORLD

Pdf:ANTARCTICA: WONDERS OF AN ICY WORLD.Pictures of an amazing icy world, with the wonders of beautiful colors, ice, penguins, albatross, and seals. A myriad of animals live in splendid scenery. These pictures portray the sights of the icy continent in the light at the far end of the world.Take a ship through the Falkland Islands, South Georgia with one hundred thousand penguins in sight at one time, and Antarctica with icebergs and whales, and different sights of beauty and light at every turn.

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Hockey Addict's Guide Toronto: Where to Eat, Drink, and Play the Only Game That Matters (Hockey Addict City Guides)

Pdf Travel Hockey Addict's Guide Toronto: Where to Eat, Drink, and Play the Only Game That Matters (Hockey Addict City Guides)

Pdf:Hockey Addict's Guide Toronto: Where to Eat, Drink, and Play the Only Game That Matters (Hockey Addict City Guides).About the Author Evan Gubernick is the author of Hockey Addict's Guide New York City; founder of SnipetownNYC, a magazine devoted to the hockey subculture of New York City; and creative director of 485 Creative. He lives in Brooklyn, NY. Read more

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Lonely Planet Panama (Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Lonely Planet Panama (Travel Guide)

Pdf:Lonely Planet Panama (Travel Guide).Lonely Planet Panama is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Sip coconuts on a Caribbean beach; lay eyes on the awe-inspiring Panama Canal; or hike through sublime cloud forests; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Panama and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Panama: Color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - land & wildlife, music, cuisine, arts, politics, history Over 46 maps Covers Panama City, Panama Province, Cocle Province, Peninsula deAzuero, Veraguas Province, Chiriqui Province, Bocas del Toro Province, Colon Province, Comarca de Kuna Yala, Darien Province and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Panama, our most comprehensive guide to Panama, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Central America on a Shoestring. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

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Surfacing

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Pdf:Surfacing.Review Praise for Kathleen Jamie:“A sorceress of the essay form. Never exotic, down to earth, she renders the indefinable to the reader’s ear. Hold her tangible words and they’ll take you places.” —John Berger, author of Ways of Seeing and About Looking'Whether she is addressing birds or rivers, or the need to accept loss or, sometimes, the desire to escape our own lives, her work is earthy and rigorous, her language at once elemental and tender.' —2012 Costa Poetry Prize citation“Kathleen Jamie is a supreme listener … in the quietness of her listening, you hear her own voice: clear, subtle, respectful, and so unquenchably curious that it makes the world anew.” —Richard Mabey“The leading Scottish poet of her generation.” —The Sunday Times (London) Read more About the Author Kathleen Jamie, one of the UK's foremost poets, is the author of four books of poetry and three nonfiction titles, including Sightlines. Her many awards and honors include the 2017 Royal Geographic Society Ness Award, conferred upon Jamie 'for outstanding creative writing at the confluence of travel, nature and culture'; the 2013 Costa Book Award; as well as numerous prestigious poetry awards, including the Somerset Maugham Award, Forward Poetry Prize of the Year, and Geoffrey Faber Memorial Award (twice). A professor of creative writing at the University of Stirling, she lives with her family in Fife, Scotland. Read more

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Wild and Wonderful (and Paranormal) West Virginia

Pdf Travel Wild and Wonderful (and Paranormal) West Virginia

Pdf:Wild and Wonderful (and Paranormal) West Virginia.West Virginia, the Mountain State, is a hotbed of paranormal activity. UFOs frequent the skies; "flying rays" have been spotted along the Ohio River; thunderbirds follow a flight path that runs through the state. Of course, there are the classic flying cryptids, the Flatwoods Monster and Mothman, both of whom left their marks in the Mountain State decades ago. The densely forested hills of West Virginia conceal a number of odd creatures. Bigfoot sightings regularly occur throughout the state. Other bipedal cryptids such as Sheepsquatch and dogmen lurk in the shadows as well. It is not hard to find an outdoorsman in the state who has spotted a mountain lion; many folks claim to have seen black panthers in the woods. That's not all - devil monkeys, chupacabras, phantom dogs, and more stalk the hillsides. The strangeness in the Moutain State dates further back than most people imagine. Long ago, an enigmatic people, the Mound Builders, left strange earthworks behind. Hundreds of burial mounds, many containing the skeletal remains of giants, were left in present-day West Virginia. Another strange group, the "moon-eyed people", also known as the Azgen, supposedly inhabited large portions of the state before being driven out by the Shawnee. Could these ancient peoples, the Azgen and the Mound Builders, have something to do with strange phenomena today? West Virginia is home to many haunted locations. From battlefields to hospitals to hotels and all points in between, there is no shortage of ghost stories to go around. In this audiobook, Denver Michaels seeks answers to why West Virginia experiences a disproportionate amount of strange phenomena. Delving into the history of the state, he tries to understand what is behind the unusual activity, strange stories, and cryptid creatures of the Mountain State.

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The Defense of Moscow 1941: The Northern Flank

Pdf Travel The Defense of Moscow 1941: The Northern Flank

Pdf:The Defense of Moscow 1941: The Northern Flank.The little-known story of the Battle of Kalinin on the eastern front, and how it shaped the course of WWII—based on archival records from both sides.   There was only one point in the Second World War when Nazi Germany had a chance of winning. That point was October 1941, when most of the Red Army’s forces before Moscow had been smashed or encircled, and no reserves were available to defend the capital. All that stood in Hitler’s way were a handful of Soviet rifle divisions, tank brigades, and hastily assembled militia.   According to German accounts, their spearheads were stopped by the mud—but a close examination of German records shows this was not so. Instead, it is clear that it was the resistance of the Red Army, and bad, arrogant planning, that halted the Wehrmacht. This is the dramatic story that Jack Radey and Charles Sharp tell in this compelling study of a previously unknown part of the Battle of Moscow. Using archival records from both sides, they reveal how the Soviets inflicted a stunning defeat on a German plan to encircle six Soviet armies in the middle of October 1941.

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The Best Coast: A Road Trip Atlas: Illustrated Adventures along the West Coast's Historic Highways

Pdf Travel The Best Coast: A Road Trip Atlas: Illustrated Adventures along the West Coast's Historic Highways

Pdf:The Best Coast: A Road Trip Atlas: Illustrated Adventures along the West Coast's Historic Highways.Review Praise for The Best Coast: “Not just an indispensable guide to the West Coast, this is a beautiful, one-of-a-kind love letter to some of my favorite places in the world.”—Geraldine DeRuiter, founder of Everywhereist.com“The Best Coast, Chandler O’Leary’s illustrated road trip atlas spanning San Diego, Calif., and Washington State, taps into a desire among vacationers to see America as it was before chain restaurants and frequent-flyer mileage homogenized and shrunk the landscape.'—Publishers Weekly Praise for Chandler O’Leary and DrawnTheRoadAgain.com: “Nobody is clear on the exact ratio of picture-to-words worthiness—some estimates have it as high as 1:1000—but it’s hard to argue that your average travel writer could capture the essence of a place as well as Chandler O’Leary does with her . . . watercolor artwork.”—Fast Company “O’Leary has a unique perspective on the sense of discovery in the journey as well as the destination.”—Atlas Obscura Read more About the Author CHANDLER O'LEARY is an illustrator and lettering artist, and a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. She is the co-author of Dead Feminists: Historic Heroines in Living Color and the author of an illustrated travel blog called Drawn the Road Again. She lives in Tacoma, Washington, and spends every spare moment traveling America's winding back roads, sketchbook in hand. Read more

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Pitzhanger Manor: John Soane's Country Home

Pdf Travel Pitzhanger Manor: John Soane's Country Home

Pdf:Pitzhanger Manor: John Soane's Country Home.•The story of this remarkable house and of its creator, whose influence is as strong today as ever Sir John Soane was one of Britain's most influential architects when he designed and built Pitzhanger Manor between 1800 and 1804. He intended this country estate to reflect his new-found social status and to showcase both his skills as an architect and his eclectic collection of art and antiquities. Newly conserved and returned to his original design, Pitzhanger is a rare London example of a spectacular Soane building. This guide tells the story of this remarkable house and of its creator, whose influence is as strong today as ever.

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Foxfire Living

Pdf Travel Foxfire Living

Pdf:Foxfire Living.A gorgeous full-color field guide to the innovative neo-vintage design style that is the hallmark of Foxfire Mountain House, the magical inn in the Catskills, bursting with design ideas, recipes, projects, and tips for achieving its dreamy aesthetic in your own home.When designer Eliza Clark and her chef husband Tim Trojian viewed the property that would eventually become the Foxfire Mountain House in Mount Tremper, New York, the real estate listing was for an adjacent cottage; the teetering remains of what had once been a popular Catskills hotel was thrown in as a bonus.Eliza and Tim set to work, radically redesigning the derelict property to create a relaxed bohemian retreat they called the Foxfire Mountain House. The design and food of this transcendent inn is guided by nature, science, and curiosity, and informed by its rural location amid the bucolic mountains. The scenery is as much an element of Foxfire’s design as the color scheme; the inn’s old bones are complemented by unique vintage finds; and the meals are sourced from neighboring farms and local crops. Eliza and Tim’s eleven-room inn, cottage, and bar room/restaurant became an instant hit and a hot destination for urban dwellers looking for an escape in the country.Foxfire Living now brings the dreamy, rustic modern style that is the hallmark of this special place into any home. This lush guide is divided into chapters based on the phases of the day—Dawn, Morning, Day, Dusk, and, Night. Whether you want to totally redo your house or just make a few changes or additions, you’ll find thoughtful concepts and advice to guide you:Discovering—using the bones of your space to inform your design choicesGathering—setting up a design pantry and collecting inspirationEvolving—allowing yourself to stay open and curious as your design comes togetherReflecting—enjoying what you’ve built and sharing it with othersIn telling the intriguing story of Foxfire’s rebirth, Eliza and Tim include thirty recipes and renovation projects that capture the inn’s spirit. As magical and full of wonder as the drive up the hill that leads to the inn, Foxfire Living provides inspiration and information for achieving this eclectic, warm, mountain cabin style in your own home.

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Beer Lover's Colorado: Best Breweries, Brewpubs and Beer Bars (Beer Lovers Series)

Pdf Travel Beer Lover's Colorado: Best Breweries, Brewpubs and Beer Bars (Beer Lovers Series)

Pdf:Beer Lover's Colorado: Best Breweries, Brewpubs and Beer Bars (Beer Lovers Series).About the Author John Frank is a political reporter and craft beer columnist at The Denver Post. He has been writing about beer for the past 14 years, including managing the publicity and press coverage for the Great American BeerFest in Denver, an annual event that draws over 60k visitors to the area. When he’s not writing about politics or Colorado’s beer scene, he brews his own beer at his home in Denver, Colorado. Follow him on Twitter: @ByJohnFrank. Read more

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A Course Called Scotland: Searching the Home of Golf for the Secret to Its Game

Pdf Travel A Course Called Scotland: Searching the Home of Golf for the Secret to Its Game

Pdf:A Course Called Scotland: Searching the Home of Golf for the Secret to Its Game.Review “One of the best golf books this century.” —Golf Digest “Tom Coyne has a knack for setting impossible tasks for himself. . . . Mr. Coyne is back at it again with A Course Called Scotland. This time he avails himself of cars, planes, and ferries, but the task he sets is no less preposterous: to play 107 courses in 56 days. . . . Readers who enjoyed Mr. Coyne’s rollicking Irish book will be interested to learn how their fearless travel guide has fared in the intervening years. . . . There’s no less wit in the writing—British weather forecasts, he concludes, are ‘as useful as ashtrays on motorbikes’—and almost as many well-rendered characters, both locals he meets and friends and readers who join him along the way. . . . All the famous courses are here: St. Andrews, Dornoch, Turnberry, Carnoustie. But even seasoned golf travelers will be unfamiliar with many of the courses Mr. Coyne finds. He tees it up where nature carved holes that no architect would dream of, where 12 holes instead of 18 suit the members just fine, and where munching sheep, not mowers, keep the fairway grass short. Does he discover the secret to the game? He finds several, including, most practically, ‘never, ever give up.’ ” —John Paul Newport, The Wall Street Journal “They said it couldn’t be done—that he’d never be able to top Ireland. But with Scotland, he did it. Damn you, Tom Coyne!” —Michael Bamberger, author of Men in Green “A fast-moving, insightful, often funny travelogue encompassing the width of much of the British Isles . . . One of the reasons A Course Called Scotland works so well is because Coyne extended an offhanded invitation to listeners of a radio show to join him in Scotland. . . . The eclectic cast of characters who pop up throughout the story underscore the deep connections forged through travel.” —Golfweek “Coyne has a wonderful way of making the reader feel a part of the quest. You experience his trials and tribulations as well as the sense of wonder and awe that comes with playing golf in Scotland.” —Chicago Tribune “There is a purity in the Scots’ game that isn’t about manicured greens or a ball’s ‘spin rate.’ Coyne admires their ‘homemade’ swings that merely focus on getting the golf ball around the course and in the hole. He becomes convinced that perfection is an illusion, though a powerful one. He slowly accepts his limitations, one day at a time, swing after swing.” —Bloomberg “Tom Coyne’s much-anticipated follow-up to his fun book A Course Called Ireland lived up to my high expectations. Who wouldn’t be jealous of Coyne’s adventures getting to play every links in Scotland? He mixes well his commentary on the courses with the historical significance of each place he visits. This is a must-read.” —Golf Advisor “The author entertains us with accounts of foul weather, fair friends (one of whom got hit in the face with a drive), and astonishing courses, some dating back centuries. . . . Golfers and golf-o-philes will gobble this down.” —Kirkus Reviews “In this witty and charming follow-up to A Course Called Ireland, Coyne continues living a golfer’s dream by playing every links course in Scotland, golf’s birthplace. . . . Enthusiasts will revel in Coyne’s eloquent narration of his course-by-course adventures, while casual fans might be tempted to pick up their clubs a little more often.” —Publishers Weekly “Fighting through physical exhaustion, self-doubt, homesickness and spates of nasty weather, Coyne knocks out 111 full or partial rounds on 107 courses, sometimes three rounds a day, in his search for the ‘secret’ of great golf. It’s no secret that his passion for the game (and life) shows through on every page, and we get to follow his every step through modern golf’s birthplace.”  —Golf Tips Magazine “News of a new tale by Tom Coyne is always reason to celebrate—assuming you love golf, irresistible storytelling, a cast of colorful characters and a poignant journey through the birthplace of the game. Lots of us share Tom’s Mitty-dream of running away to the great links lands and the lesser known coastal gems of Scotland. But he’s masterfully accomplished the feat with his charming pilgrimage around the game’s Holy Land that unfolds as smoothly as a fine single malt. Coyne's trademark wit, humor, unerring ear for the locals, and deep knowledge of the game are on full display, rendering this a poetic journey you won’t soon forget.”  —James Dodson, author of Final Rounds Praise for A Course Called Ireland 'There is no golf trip like an Irish golf trip, and Tom Coyne has risen to meet that road. I look forward to reading this again. Pack it with your sticks.'   —Bill Murray  'Equal parts touching, wry, and hilarious.'  —The New York Times  'Witty and winning . . . A joy from start to finish.'  —The Wall Street Journal  'Like the country itself, Coyne's book is an affable ramble through a charmed land.'  —Chicago Tribune  'A Course Called Ireland explores the history of the land being traveled and pauses for tales both tall and short, as well as, in this case, for pub songs. Coyne finds plenty of all of the above from Kilkee to Kerry, the long way. Golfers reading this book may wish they'd been walking by Coyne's side.'  —Boston Globe  'A delightful and fun book.'  —Minneapolis Star-Tribune  'A really good read.'  —The Modesto Bee Read more About the Author Tom Coyne is the author of the New York Times bestsellers A Course Called Ireland and A Course Called Scotland; Paper Tiger; and the novel A Gentleman’s Game, named one of the best twenty-five sports books of all time by The Philadelphia Daily News and adapted into a motion picture starring Gary Sinise. He has written for GOLF Magazine, Sports Illustrated, The Golfer’s Journal, and numerous other publications. He earned an MFA in fiction writing from the University of Notre Dame, where he won the William Mitchell Award for distinguished achievement. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and two daughters, and he is an associate professor of English at St. Joseph’s University. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Kilted Yoga: yoga laid bare

Pdf Travel Kilted Yoga: yoga laid bare

Pdf:Kilted Yoga: yoga laid bare.About the Author Finlay Wilson lives in Dundee, Scotland, and works as a certified Forrest yoga instructor and bodyworker as well as a BBC content creator. He is the founder and principal teacher of Heart Space Yoga & Bodyworks in Dundee and is a widely sought-after international yoga teacher.Instagram @finlay0901Twitter @ScottishYogaBoy and @KiltedYogis Read more

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World Trivia Questions: Fun Facts About Movies, Art, Animals, TV, Music And Much More

Pdf Travel World Trivia Questions: Fun Facts About Movies, Art, Animals, TV, Music And Much More

Pdf:World Trivia Questions: Fun Facts About Movies, Art, Animals, TV, Music And Much More.Did You Know?McDonald’s once created broccoli flavored-like bubblegum.Have you ever been in a situation where you needed to know a piece of trivia, but you did not have the answer? Yeah, I definitely know how that feels as well. The thing with trivia is you only know as much as you have studied and read. So next time you are faced with confusion over the answer to a trivia question, you can be sure that you will be safe because you have the all-encompassing trivia and fact book about all the things that have happened in the world.There is more than enough information for you to get a great start at learning extensive amounts of trivia. If you are looking for a specific genre of trivia, then you can simply locate the chapter that you need and start there. Impress your friends the next time that they ask the most random trivia question. Surprise them with your knowledge and expertise in a variety of subjects.Start Having Fun With Trivia Today By Clicking On The “BUY NOW” Button!

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East London 2: An Opinionated Guide

Pdf Travel East London 2: An Opinionated Guide

Pdf:East London 2: An Opinionated Guide.About the Author Sonya Barber is a freelance writer and former news and events editor at TimeOut London. Charlotte Schreiber is a fashion and editorial photographer based in Germany. Read more

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California Dreaming Playing Cards

Pdf Travel California Dreaming Playing Cards

Pdf:California Dreaming Playing Cards.About the Author ERIC REWITZER and ANNIE GALVIN are printmakers and painters, husband and wife, and founders of 3 Fish Studios. They live in San Francisco. Read more

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Route 66: The Main Street of America

Pdf Travel Route 66: The Main Street of America

Pdf:Route 66: The Main Street of America.•A superbly illustrated book of photographs following the iconic Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles•Includes a detailed atlas of the route, in addition to practical informationRoute 66, the first continuous road linking Chicago and Los Angeles, is an iconic American highway that attracts thousands of visitors each year. Originally designed in 1926 to create a speedier connection with the Pacific coast, today Route 66 represents the opposite: deceleration and leisure time. Passing through eight states, drivers see bustling cities like Santa Fe and ghost towns like Calico, natural spectacles such as the Mojave Desert, and the glories of the Grand Canyon. A road trip on Route 66 draws on the nostalgia of the American dream: the freedom to reinvent oneself, the lure of open country, the cult of 'Easy Rider', desert vistas, neon signs, vintage motels, mom-and-pop diners - in short, it is the symbol of a nation that idealizes being 'on the road'. This superb collection of photographs highlights forgotten places and outstanding sights along the legendary highway. Contents: Introduction; Illinois and Missouri; Kansas to Texas; New Mexico; Arizona and Nevada; California; atlas.

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Moon Tulum: With Chichén Itzá & the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Moon Tulum: With Chichén Itzá & the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (Travel Guide)

Pdf:Moon Tulum: With Chichén Itzá & the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (Travel Guide).About the Author Gary Chandler grew up in a small ski town south of Lake Tahoe, California. He earned his bachelor's degree at UC Berkeley, and also studied abroad in Mexico City and Oaxaca. After graduation, Gary backpacked through much of Mexico and Central America, and later Southeast Asia, Europe, and the Caribbean. His first guidebook assignment was covering the highlands of Guatemala, which was followed by assignments in El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Brazil, the Dominican Republic, and elsewhere. Gary has contributed to almost 30 guidebooks, many coauthored with wife and fellow travel writer/photographer Liza Prado. Between assignments, Gary earned a master's degree in journalism at Columbia University, worked as a news reporter and criminal investigator, and published numerous articles and blogs about travel in Latin America. He and Liza have two children and live in Colorado. Liza Prado was working as a corporate attorney in San Francisco when she decided to take a leap of faith and try travel writing and photography. Ten years later, she has coauthored 20 guidebooks and written dozens of feature articles and travel blogs to destinations throughout the Americas. Her photographs have been published by Moon Travel Guides and websites like Gogobot and Away.com.Since her first visit to the region in the early 2000s, the Riviera Maya has remained one of Liza's favorite places to travel. For this assignment, she dived on coral reefs and snorkeled through cenotes, climbed Maya ruins and toured monkey reserves, explored beach towns and fishing villages, caught a few local bands and listened to rock-star DJs - all with two kids in tow (well, at least part of the time). A graduate of Brown University and Stanford Law School, Liza lives in Denver, Colorado, with husband and coauthor Gary Chandler and their children, Eva and Leo. Read more

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Moon Tulum: With Chichén Itzá & the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Moon Tulum: With Chichén Itzá & the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (Travel Guide)

Pdf:Moon Tulum: With Chichén Itzá & the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (Travel Guide).With idyllic beaches, rustic cabañas, and the turquoise sea, Tulum has all the makings of a perfect getaway. Immerse yourself with Moon Tulum. Inside you'll find:Strategic itineraries for families, honeymooners, history buffs, adventurers, and moreThe top attractions and unique experiences: Wander the ancient ruins of Chichén Itzá or climb the second-highest Maya pyramid at Cobá. Kayak through mangrove forests and snorkel the world's longest underground river system. See parrots, toucans, and even jaguars at the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, and bike from temple to temple on wide forest paths. Sunbathe by the pool or relax in an oceanfront cabaña with a beachy cocktailThe best spots for sports and recreation, including sailing, fishing, kayaking, mountain biking, kiteboarding, and diving or snorkeling along reefs and in underground cenotesExpert insight from seasoned adventurers Gary Chandler and Liz Prado on when to go, how to get around, and where to stay, from charming seaside hotels to eco-friendly bungalowsDetailed maps and full-color photos throughoutThorough information on the landscape, climate, wildlife, and local cultureFull coverage of Tulum, Cobá, the Costa Maya, Laguna Bacalar, Ek'Balam, Chetumal, the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, and Chichén ItzáWith Moon Tulum's practical tips and local insight, you can plan your trip your way.Expanding your trip? Check out Moon Yucatán Peninsula, or Moon Belize.

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Moon Cancún & Cozumel: With Playa del Carmen, Tulum & the Riviera Maya (Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Moon Cancún & Cozumel: With Playa del Carmen, Tulum & the Riviera Maya (Travel Guide)

Pdf:Moon Cancún & Cozumel: With Playa del Carmen, Tulum & the Riviera Maya (Travel Guide).White sands and turquoise seas, cenotes and ruins, relaxation and adventure: dive in with Moon Cancún & Cozumel. Inside you'll find:Strategic itineraries from a Cozumel getaway to a week touring the length of the Riviera Maya, designed for families, honeymooners, ecotourists, history buffs, and adventurersThe top attractions and unique experiences: Wander the ancient ruins of Chichén Itzá or climb the second-highest Maya pyramid at Cobá. Kayak through mangrove forests, snorkel with whale sharks, and dive into pristine coral reefs full of sea life. Sunbathe on the best beaches of Cancún with a margarita, indulge in a picnic of tacos and empanadas, or dance the night away in a vibrant clubThe best spots for sports and recreation, including sailing, fishing, kayaking, mountain biking, kiteboarding, and diving or snorkeling in reefs and in eerily beautiful underground cenotesHonest advice from seasoned adventurers Gary Chandler and Liz Prado on when to go, how to get around, and where to stay, from backpacker hostels and beachy bungalows to high-end luxury resortsDetailed maps and full-color photos throughoutThorough information on the landscape, climate, wildlife, and local culture, including a Spanish phrasebookFull coverage of Cancún, Isla Cozumel, Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya, Tulum and the Costa Maya, and Chichén ItzáWith Moon Cancún & Cozumel's practical tips and local insight, you can plan your trip your way.Expanding your trip? Check out Moon Yucatán Peninsula or Moon Belize.

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50 Things to Know About Riding a Bike: Points to Be Remembered About Riding a Bike

Pdf Travel 50 Things to Know About Riding a Bike: Points to Be Remembered About Riding a Bike

Pdf:50 Things to Know About Riding a Bike: Points to Be Remembered About Riding a Bike.Are you willing to learn about riding a bike safely, smoothly, and effectively? Do you want complete knowledge about riding a bike? Are you a bike lover and want to know in depth about a bike? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this book is for you.50 Things to Know About Riding a Bike by Anand Dhakal offers an approach to make you learn about riding a bike safely, smoothly, and effectively. Most books on this topic will only tell you limited points about a bike. You cannot find or you cannot learn in depth about a bike or about riding a bike. Although there's nothing wrong with that, they are also working to provide informative contents to all the listeners. Based on knowledge from the world's leading experts and from my personal experience, I have mentioned 50 essential points that every bike rider should know. You'll discover the essential 50 points about riding a bike. This book will help you to expand your knowledge about riding a bike safely, smoothly, and effectively. By the time you finish this book, you will know a lot about riding a bike. It is very easy to ride a bike, but there are several things which all bike riders should be aware of. So grab your copy today. You'll be glad you did.

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Moon Tulum: With Chichén Itzá & the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Moon Tulum: With Chichén Itzá & the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (Travel Guide)

Pdf:Moon Tulum: With Chichén Itzá & the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (Travel Guide).With idyllic beaches, rustic cabañas, and the turquoise sea, Tulum has all the makings of a perfect getaway. Immerse yourself with Moon Tulum. Inside you'll find:Strategic itineraries for families, honeymooners, history buffs, adventurers, and moreThe top attractions and unique experiences: Wander the ancient ruins of Chichén Itzá or climb the second-highest Maya pyramid at Cobá. Kayak through mangrove forests and snorkel the world's longest underground river system. See parrots, toucans, and even jaguars at the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, and bike from temple to temple on wide forest paths. Sunbathe by the pool or relax in an oceanfront cabaña with a beachy cocktailThe best spots for sports and recreation, including sailing, fishing, kayaking, mountain biking, kiteboarding, and diving or snorkeling along reefs and in underground cenotesExpert insight from seasoned adventurers Gary Chandler and Liz Prado on when to go, how to get around, and where to stay, from charming seaside hotels to eco-friendly bungalowsDetailed maps and full-color photos throughoutThorough information on the landscape, climate, wildlife, and local cultureFull coverage of Tulum, Cobá, the Costa Maya, Laguna Bacalar, Ek'Balam, Chetumal, the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, and Chichén ItzáWith Moon Tulum's practical tips and local insight, you can plan your trip your way.Expanding your trip? Check out Moon Yucatán Peninsula, or Moon Belize.

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The Outlaw Ocean: Journeys Across the Last Untamed Frontier

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Pdf:The Outlaw Ocean: Journeys Across the Last Untamed Frontier.About the Author IAN URBINA is a reporter for The New York Times and has degrees in history from Georgetown and the University of Chicago. His writings, which range from domestic and foreign policy to commentary on everyday life, have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, and Harper's Magazine. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his family. Read more

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The Big Book of Spanish Phrases: Over 300 Essentials Phrases: 2 Books in 1: 101 Spanish Phrases You Won't Learn in School +200 Essential Intermediate Spanish Phrases for Fluent Conversation

Pdf Travel The Big Book of Spanish Phrases: Over 300 Essentials Phrases: 2 Books in 1: 101 Spanish Phrases You Won't Learn in School +200 Essential Intermediate Spanish Phrases for Fluent Conversation

Pdf:The Big Book of Spanish Phrases: Over 300 Essentials Phrases: 2 Books in 1: 101 Spanish Phrases You Won't Learn in School +200 Essential Intermediate Spanish Phrases for Fluent Conversation.Take your speaking, listening, and comprehension to the next level. You will master more than 300 of the most useful phrases that are beyond the basics you learn in basic Spanish classes. Often, what we learn in class isn't very useful in practicable speech, so we've compiled a list of 200 of the most widely used common expressions and phrases that will supercharge your Spanish speaking ability as well as your vocabulary and comprehension.This audiobook will provide you with a generous supply of simple, incredibly useful Spanish phrases (most of which you probably haven't mastered yet), to help take your conversation skills to the next level. This audiobook also contains numerous idioms and colloquialisms that you will find both insightful and useful. Hispanic culture is incredibly colorful, and each region has numerous local sayings and idioms, so we'll only focus on really common ones that seem to be pretty universal across all Spanish-speaking countries.You will learn:The English and Spanish version of the idiom/phraseThe explanation of how to use this idiom or phrase in common speech and when is an appropriate time to use itExamples of casual dialogue in both Spanish and English to show you the context of how this phrase is usedYou can practice repeating each phrase to help commit it to memory and work through the pronunciation

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Spanish: Learn Spanish for Beginners Including Spanish Grammar, Spanish Short Stories and 1000+ Spanish Phrases

Pdf Travel Spanish: Learn Spanish for Beginners Including Spanish Grammar, Spanish Short Stories and 1000+ Spanish Phrases

Pdf:Spanish: Learn Spanish for Beginners Including Spanish Grammar, Spanish Short Stories and 1000+ Spanish Phrases.If you want to learn Spanish fast and in a variety of fun ways that actually work, then pay attention....This audiobook contains three comprehensive manuscripts in one: Spanish: An Essential Guide to Spanish Language LearningSpanish Short Stories: 9 Simple and Captivating Stories for Effective Spanish Learning for BeginnersSpanish Phrase Book: The Ultimate Spanish Phrase Book for Travelers of Spain or South America, Including over 1000 Phrases for Accommodations, Eating, Traveling, Shopping, and MoreNot only will you learn grammar, but you'll also increase comprehension and grow your Spanish vocabulary while enjoying yourself. Here's just a glimpse of what you will learn in part one of this audiobook: PronunciationPronounsBasic verbsBasic vocabularyArticlesNumbersTimeAdjectivesAdverbsPrepositionsUseful Spanish phrasesTips for learning Spanish fast And much, much more!In part two, you will get nine simple and captivating short stories that will ignite your imagination so you can learn Spanish quickly and easily. In part three, you will get Spanish phrases for: Starting out, such as meetings and greetingsNumbers and colorsTransportAccommodationsMoneyRestaurants and barsShoppingDrivingDealing with authorities And much, much more!So if you want to avoid wasting too much of your time "trying" to learn Spanish and actually start learning it in one of the most efficient ways possible, click the "Buy Now" button!

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Beyond the Basics: 200 Essential Intermediate Spanish Phrases for Fluent Conversation: Phrases, Figures of Speech, Idioms to Help Increase Your Comprehension. With Dialogues & Practice Sections

Pdf Travel Beyond the Basics: 200 Essential Intermediate Spanish Phrases for Fluent Conversation: Phrases, Figures of Speech, Idioms to Help Increase Your Comprehension. With Dialogues & Practice Sections

Pdf:Beyond the Basics: 200 Essential Intermediate Spanish Phrases for Fluent Conversation: Phrases, Figures of Speech, Idioms to Help Increase Your Comprehension. With Dialogues & Practice Sections.Take your speaking, listening, and comprehension to the next level. You will master 200 of the most useful phrases that are beyond the basics you learn in basic Spanish classes.Often what we learn in class isn't very useful in practicable speech, so we've compiled a list of 200 of the most widely used common expressions and phrases that will supercharge your Spanish speaking ability, as well as your vocabulary and comprehension.This book will provide you with an amazing supply of simple, incredibly useful Spanish phrases (most of which you probably haven't mastered yet), to help take your conversation skills to the next level.This book also contains numerous idioms and colloquialisms which you will find both insightful and useful. Hispanic culture is incredibly colorful and each region has numerous local sayings and idioms, so we'll only focus on really common ones that seem to be pretty universal across all Spanish speaking countries. You will learn: The English and Spanish version of the idiom/phraseThe explanation of how to use this idiom or phrase in common speech and when is an appropriate time to use itExamples of casual dialogue in both Spanish and English to show you the context of how this phrase is usedYou can practice repeating each phrase to help commit it to memory and work through the pronunciation

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Catskill Aqueduct and earlier water supplies of the city of New York (1917)

Pdf Travel Catskill Aqueduct and earlier water supplies of the city of New York (1917)

Pdf:Catskill Aqueduct and earlier water supplies of the city of New York (1917)."The greatest of the famous Roman aqueducts was only half as long as this one, and in technical difficulty was, in comparison, like building houses with children's 'blocks.'"The Catskill Aqueduct, part of the New York City water supply system, brings water from the Catskill Mountains to Yonkers where it connects to other parts of the system. Construction commenced in 1907. The aqueduct proper was completed in 1916 and the entire Catskill Aqueduct system including three dams and 67 shafts was completed in 1924. The total cost of the aqueduct system was $177 million ($2.4 billion in 2015 dollars).In 1917, Edward Hagaman Hall (1858-1936) published the book "Catskill Aqueduct and earlier water supplies of the city of New York," in furtherance of a public observance of the completion of the aqueduct with the celebration beginning on October 12, 1917.In introducing his book, Hall writes, "The Catskill aqueduct, the construction of which was begun ten years ago, is now in full operation, delivering to the City of New York water brought from the Catskill mountains, one hundred and twenty miles away."It is an occasion also for unreserved pride in American genius which has achieved a stupendous engineering triumph. Starting at an elevation of 610 feet above tide level in the Catskill mountains, and creating four large lakes on its way, the aqueduct burrows under valleys, tunnels through mountains, dives under rivers to a depth of 1,114 feet below sea-level, bores through the solid rock of Manhattan Island, and delivers pure mountain water to every borough of the city. It is 120 miles long and is capable of delivering 500,000,000 gallons of water a day."About the author: Edward Hagaman Hall (1858-1936) was a well-known author and editor, and was prominent in the causes of conservation and the historical preservation. Dr. Hall was Secretary of the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society; Secretary of the Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks; and Secretary of the Art Commission in New York City.

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Walking Portland: 33 Tours of Stumptown's Funky Neighborhoods, Historic Landmarks, Park Trails, Farmers Markets, and Brewpubs

Pdf Travel Walking Portland: 33 Tours of Stumptown's Funky Neighborhoods, Historic Landmarks, Park Trails, Farmers Markets, and Brewpubs

Pdf:Walking Portland: 33 Tours of Stumptown's Funky Neighborhoods, Historic Landmarks, Park Trails, Farmers Markets, and Brewpubs.From the Author Portland's a great town for walking, especially if you aren't the type who melts in rain. Thecity is mostly flat, the blocks are much shorter than the usual length (which is really only ahelp for the ego, but still), and there are gorgeous parks and green spaces blanketing everysection of the city. (And it's true what they say about April showers--the flowers here inspring are unbelievable.) If you really aren't the Gene Kelly type, you'll find warm and cozybrewpubs, dive bars, coffee shops, and tea houses to duck into on nearly every block; I'verecommended several personal favorites in most of these walks.Some of the routes here are slightly hilly, and some include unpaved trails through thecity's urban forest, so do be prepared and choose your footwear wisely. (Also, unless you'rehere in August, bring an umbrella or a rain jacket. You'll probably hear people saying that'real' Portlanders refuse to use umbrellas, but that's a myth.) But Portland has yet anotheradvantage as a walker's paradise: its public transportation system is excellent, so if youwear yourself out, it's usually easy to catch a bus back toward the center of town frommost anywhere. Read more From the Back Cover Get to Know Portland's Most Vibrant and HistoricNeighborhoods Grab your walking shoes, and become an urban adventurer. Local author Becky Ohlsen guides you through 30 unique walking tours in this comprehensive guidebook. Go beyond the obvious with tours that showcase hidden gardens, historic landmarks, award-winning restaurants, old-school taverns,oddball shops, and edgy warehouse galleries. Stroll past coffee shops that line the streets at the foot of an extinct volcano. Swing through an independent bookstore, and grab flavorful eats from one of the city's food-cart 'pods.'Cross bridges and graveyards, and wander a Smithsonian-honored boulevard.You'll soak up history, stories, and trivia on your way to the best parks, shops,restaurants, and nightlife in Oregon. Inside You'll Find* 30 self-guided tours that highlight the Rose City's many charms* Tips on where to dine, have a drink, and shop* Clear neighborhood maps and vital public transportation and parking details* Trivia about architecture, local culture, and neighborhood history Find a route that appeals to you, and walk Portland! Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City: Including Ogden, Provo, and the Uintas

Pdf Travel 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City: Including Ogden, Provo, and the Uintas

Pdf:60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City: Including Ogden, Provo, and the Uintas.About the Author Greg Witt has traveled to every corner of the globe. Some weeks, he hikes more miles than he drives. Following degrees from the University of California and Brigham Young University, he had an early career in human resources management. Now he leads readers on the most breathtaking hikes and exciting outdoor adventures on the globe. He comes ready to discuss geology, history, archaeology, weather patterns, culture, and flora and fauna of the exciting locales he loves. His other titles include 50 Best Short Hikes in Utah’s National Parks and Exploring Havasupai. Read more Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. Red Butte Garden Key At-a-Glance Information Length: 2–4 miles, depending on route and side trails taken Elevation gain: 410' Elevation: 5,065' (Courtyard Garden) Configuration: Loop with various side trails and extensions Difficulty: Easy–moderate Scenery: Foothills, outcrops of red sandstone, riparian corridor, valley views Exposure: Full sun, partial shade Traffic: High in formal gardens, low in natural area Trail Surface: Paved in formal gardens, dirt trails in natural area Hiking time: 1–2 hours Water requirements: 1 liter Season: Open year-round; hours vary by season Access: Entrance fee paid at visitor center (see page 4); garden members admitted free Maps: USGS Sugar House Facilities: Restrooms, water, snacks, phone at visitor center Dogs: Prohibited In Brief Just minutes by foot from the University of Utah campus, formal gardens give way to natural-area trails in a peaceful setting of beauty and historical significance that also provides education and fun. There’s something for everyone at any time of year. Description It would be easy to visit Red Butte Garden and spend the better part of a day enjoying the colorful floral gardens, ponds, and waterfalls without ever venturing into the more-remote natural area. Indeed, most visitors find sufficient variety and entertainment in the 18 acres of landscaped gardens that they never leave the paved trails for the nearly 100 acres of grassy hillsides, wildflower meadows, and rocky outcrops that lie to the east of the formal gardens. But those who come prepared with basic trail shoes and water can enjoy a network of more than 4 miles of hill trails, offering gentle ascents that lead to sweeping views of the Salt Lake Valley. Beginning in the late 1800s, the U.S. Army used the strategically important hillside as a camp, firing range, and fort. The red-sandstone crags that form the hill’s main ridge served as a quarry that was actively worked until about 1934, producing the red-stone blocks still seen in many of the prominent homes and buildings throughout the Salt Lake Valley. At the visitor center you’ll receive a useful guide and map that identify many of the garden highlights, such as the Courtyard Garden, the Herb Garden, the Water Pavilion, and the Children’s Garden. The guide also features a map of the natural-area trails, showing four different trailheads that access the natural area from the formal gardens. One popular trail loop follows the perimeter of the Red Butte Garden property and offers a surprising variety of terrain, foliage, and scenery in a 2-mile hike. Beginning at the Courtyard Garden, just outside the visitor center, take the trail for 200 feet along the south side of the Four Seasons Garden. Leaving the formal area, continue to the right along a wide, bark path; cross the Quarry Road; and continue up the Seepy Hollow Trail for 0.2 mile to another Quarry Road crossing. Seepy Hollow follows the course of a natural spring seepage, so in wet conditions you might want to take the longer Quarry Road. A short 0.1-mile walk up Quarry Road brings you to a sign marking the junction of the Zeke’s Mountain Trail loop to the left. From this junction you can take a 0.1-mile spur trail to the end of Quarry Road and visit the historic Quarry House. This fascinating sandstone structure, dating to the late 1800s, was built to store equipment and house the quarry superintendent. Although the roof is gone and some of the walls have been vandalized, the house’s stonework shows the masons’ enduring craftsmanship. The centerpiece of the Quarry House is a large double-sided fireplace. Returning to Zeke’s Mountain Trail, you’ll wind through a thicket of Gambel oak up the craggy hillside to the Bennett Vista Trail, which leads to the hill’s crest and offers commanding views of the Salt Lake Valley. From the hilltop, continue east on Zeke’s Mountain Trail, generally following the property’s fenced perimeter. At the far east side of the property, the trail meets the fence. Here, a one-way gate allows unwelcome deer to leave the property so they can forage on the adjoining National Forest Service land rather than eat the cultivated flowers in Red Butte Garden. The trail descends along the fence line to the creek, which forms the northern boundary of the garden. Along the Creekside Trail you’ll enjoy the shade of oaks and bigtooth maples. Continue on this trail 0.4 mile before returning to the formal gardens. Throughout the natural-area trails, you’ll find more than 130 native plants and trees. In spring, when the garden is especially colorful, yellow blooms of arrowleaf-balsam root and speckles of blue Wasatch penstemon dot the green hillside. You might see a Great Basin rattlesnake sunning itself on the trail or spot rodents, rabbits, or even evidence of an occasional bobcat. Red Butte Garden’s natural-area trails are well marked with signs at all trailheads. While the signs become more scarce in the outlying areas, getting lost is never much of a concern―the property is fenced on all sides and you can visually orient yourself along most of the trails. If you’re ever in doubt, just follow any trail downhill and to the west, and you’ll soon find yourself back within the formal gardens. The natural-area trails offer plenty of options in the way of short loops, spurs, and side trails. After exploring the foothills and creekside in the natural area, you can return to the wide, paved trails of the formal gardens and easily spend an additional hour or more enjoying the year-round beauty in this community treasure. Nearby Activities Red Butte Garden (300 Wakara Way) offers a year-round program of classes, workshops, activities, tours, and community programs. The Outdoor Concert Series features world-renowned performing artists on the garden’s amphitheater stage during June, July, and August. Call 801-585-0556 or visit redbuttegarden.org for a schedule and tickets. The garden lies adjacent to the University of Utah, which provides an abundant offering of concerts, sporting events, and campus activities. GPS Trailhead Coordinates: Courtyard Garden: N40° 45.929 W111° 49.422 Directions From Salt Lake City, take either I-80 east to Foothill Drive (exit 129) or I-215 north to Foothill Drive (exit 1). Continue north 3.1 miles on Foothill Drive (UT 186) to Wakara Way. Turn right on Wakara Way and continue 0.6 mile to the Red Butte Garden entrance. Parking is 0.1 mile ahead on the left. Enter the garden and trail system through the visitor center. Read more

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Minnesota Adventure Weekends: Your Guide to the Best Outdoor Getaways

Pdf Travel Minnesota Adventure Weekends: Your Guide to the Best Outdoor Getaways

Pdf:Minnesota Adventure Weekends: Your Guide to the Best Outdoor Getaways.About the Author Jeff Moravec has spent more than 30 years and nearly 500 nights in a tent exploring the outdoors in Minnesota. In pursuing outdoor adventures―including hiking, backpacking, camping, biking, and paddling―Moravec can be found criss-crossing Minnesota, from the North Shore of Lake Superior and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness to the tallgrass prairie and blufflands in the state’s southern region. An accomplished writer and wildlife photographer, Moravec regularly recounts his travels in the “Outdoors Weekend” section of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. His writings have also appeared in national publications, and his photos have been displayed throughout the Midwest. When not exploring Minnesota, Moravec has written about and photographed the northern lights in Iceland, the lions of the Serengeti (Tanzania, Africa), and the windswept shorelines of Scotland and Ireland. Moravec also has spent decades as a volunteer for the Superior Hiking Trail Association and other outdoors organizations in Minnesota, working to protect, maintain, and improve the state’s natural resources. Read more Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. North Shore, Two Harbors to Beaver Bay Here’s the great thing about the North Shore of Lake Superior, an outdoor wonderland that runs from Duluth northeast to the Canadian border: even during the most popular times of the year, it seldom feels crowded. With the rare exception of a couple of weekends when fall colors are at their peak (generally the latter part of September) or when viewing the waterfalls in Gooseberry Falls State Park, you can explore to your heart’s content without being elbow to elbow with your fellow nature lovers. The one mistake you don’t want to make, however, is thinking you can hit the North Shore for a weekend and leave with no stone unturned. You can’t, and why would you want to? You’re here to relax and enjoy, right? That’s why we’re breaking the North Shore into bite-size chunks, starting here with the 20-some miles between Two Harbors and Beaver Bay. This stretch features some of the North Shore’s must-see attractions, as well as (arguably) its best campground. The best part of this section of the shore is you can go calorie-burning by tackling long hikes or bike rides, or you can choose to just chill by sitting on a pebble beach and skipping stones across the water of the world’s largest freshwater lake. Either way, it’s a paradise. Read more

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Roadside Geology of Tennessee

Pdf Travel Roadside Geology of Tennessee

Pdf:Roadside Geology of Tennessee.From the Inside Flap Tennessee, extending 500 diagonal miles between Bristol and Memphis, cuts across numerous rock types, from the deformed gneiss of the Blue Ridge along the North Carolina border to the young sediments exposed in the Chickasaw Bluffs that rise 100 feet above the Mississippi River floodplain. The state's more than 1 billion years of geologic history includes continental collisions that built enormous mountains and rifting forces that almost split the ancient continent apart. The geologic processes are still at work in Tennessee, with sinkholes claiming land in areas of limestone, rivers eroding sediment and shifting channels, and some of North America's largest earthquakes occurring every 500 years on the ancient rift faults near Reelfoot Lake. Learn about unusual meteor impact sites on the Highland Rim of Middle Tennessee, the world-famous fossils in the Coon Creek Formation, and the source of saltpeter used for gunpowder in the Civil War. An extensive section on Great Smoky Mountains National Park includes guides to nine roads, some extending in to North Carolina. With Roadside Geology of Tennessee as your guide, explore the geologic significance of many of the stat's natural and historic sties such as Cumberland Gap National Historic Park, Harpeth River State Park, Dunbar Cave State Natural Area, and Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. Read more About the Author Marcy Davis earned an MS in geology at the University of Texas in Austin in 2001. She currently works as a research scientist associate at the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics, supporting field science teams working in such far-flung regions of the world as Antarctica, Greenland, New Zealand, the Arctic and Caribbean Oceans, and the western and southern United States. Marcy is also a prolific science writer with contributions to Polar Field Resources Field Notes as well as to the Earth and Sky radio series. While researching her family history, Marcy traveled the back roads of Tennessee and became fascinated with the state's geology. Marcy lives and works in Austin along with her husband, Dan, and their cat, Lucille Read more

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In Putin's Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia's Eleven Time Zones

Pdf Travel In Putin's Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia's Eleven Time Zones

Pdf:In Putin's Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia's Eleven Time Zones.Review “A highly engaging, very original exploration of modern-day Russia―a more complex society than most appreciate. Jumping eloquently from sweeping historical narratives to colorful anecdotes from their travels, Khrushcheva and Tayler use the ‘prism of its geography’ to explore and explain contemporary Russia in all its dimensions. If you want to understand the ‘real Russia,’ read this book.' ―Michael McFaul, New York Times bestselling author of From Cold War to Hot Peace 'An absorbing read which is also the most insightful book I have read about Putin's Russia. It is essential reading for anyone desiring to understand Russia and should be required for anyone presuming to comment on Russia today.' ―Jack F Matlock, Jr. U.S. Ambassador to the USSR, 1987-91; author of Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended 'The most valuable service this book provides―apart from saving us some long and rough travel― is to remind us that we really don't know the Russians, not because they're so mysterious or hostile, but because they themselves don't know who they are or where they're going―140,000,000 souls adrift in history.' ―Richard Lourie, acclaimed author of The Autobiography of Joseph Stalin andSakharov: A Biography “In Putin’s Footsteps reads like the Russian rivers depicted in its pages: deep, wide, and flowing ever onward. Not only do Khrushcheva and Tayler carry us across the vast expanse of Russia’s eleven time zones, they do so with a depth of commentary, history and color that brings each place alive.'―Lisa Dickey, author of Bears in the Streets'The authors ably capture the vastness of the cobbled-together nation, the extremes encompassed within that vastness, and how the history of trying to tame the wildly divergent population spread out massive distances from Moscow is melding with current efforts to do the same. A breathtaking and occasionally exhausting journey, with candid accounts reported from each stop along the route. '―Kirkus Reviews 'This powerful chronicle will enlighten readers both curious and knowledgeable about contemporary Russia.'―Booklist Read more About the Author NINA KHRUSHCHEVA is the author of Imagining Nabokov and The Lost Khrushchev, and a Professor of International Affairs at New School University, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Her work has appeared in Newsweek, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times among others.A contributing editor at The Atlantic and the New York Times Notable author of Facing the Congo, Angry Wind, and River of No Reprieve among others, JEFFREY TAYLER has reported on Russia and the former Soviet Union for Foreign Policy, Harper’s Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, National Geographic, and more. He lives in Moscow. Read more

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Un indovino mi disse

Pdf Travel Un indovino mi disse

Pdf:Un indovino mi disse.Nella primavera del 1976, a Hong Kong, un vecchio indovino cinese avverte l'autore di questo libro: "Attento! Nel 1993 corri un gran rischio di morire. In quell'anno non volare. Non volare mai". Dopo tanti anni Terzani non dimentica la profezia (che a suo modo si avvera...), ma anzi la trasforma in un'occasione per guardare al mondo con occhi nuovi: decide infatti di non prendere aerei per un anno, senza tuttavia rinunciare al suo mestiere di corrispondente. Il 1993 diviene così un anno molto particolare di una vita già tanto straordinaria: spostandosi in treno, in nave, in auto, e talvolta anche a piedi, Terzani si trova così a osservare paesi e persone della sua amata Asia da una prospettiva nuova, e spesso ignorata. Dopo oltre vent'anni di "viaggio" e oltre un milione di copie vendute, lette, rilette, prestate e regalate, "Un indovino mi disse" continua a parlarci con voce sempre nuova e avvincente. "Fu una splendida decisione e l'anno 1993 è finito per essere uno dei più straordinari che io abbia passato: avrei dovuto morire e sono rinato".

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100 Things Capitals Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die: Stanley Cup Edition (100 Things...Fans Should Know)

Pdf Travel 100 Things Capitals Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die: Stanley Cup Edition (100 Things...Fans Should Know)

Pdf:100 Things Capitals Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die: Stanley Cup Edition (100 Things...Fans Should Know).Washington Capitals fans will forever remember the moment the Caps clinched the 2018 Stanley Cup. But only real fans know the full history of the "Save the Caps" campaign or have rocked the red in enemy territory. 100 Things Capitals Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource for true fans. Whether you were loyal through the early dark days of the franchise, or whether you're a more recent supporter of Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, these are the 100 things fans need to know and do in their lifetime. Experienced sportswriter Ben Raby has collected every essential piece of Caps knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom.

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The Big 50: Philadelphia Flyers: The Men and Moments that Made the Philadelphia Flyers

Pdf Travel The Big 50: Philadelphia Flyers: The Men and Moments that Made the Philadelphia Flyers

Pdf:The Big 50: Philadelphia Flyers: The Men and Moments that Made the Philadelphia Flyers.About the Author Sam Carchidi has covered Sports for the Philadelphia Inquirer for over 40 years. In addition to working for the Inquirer, Sam has written for Athlon magazine, Baseball America, and the Scouting Report. He is the author of Miracle in the Making: The Adam Taliaferro Story, Bill Campbell: The Voice of Philadelphia Sports, and the co-author of If These Walls Could Talk: Philadelphia Flyers, with Lou NolanWayne Fish is the founder and editor of FlyingFishHockey. He has been covering the Philadelphia Flyers since 1976. Read more

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If These Walls Could Talk: Toronto Maple Leafs: Stories from the Toronto Maple Leafs Ice, Locker Room, and Press Box

Pdf Travel If These Walls Could Talk: Toronto Maple Leafs: Stories from the Toronto Maple Leafs Ice, Locker Room, and Press Box

Pdf:If These Walls Could Talk: Toronto Maple Leafs: Stories from the Toronto Maple Leafs Ice, Locker Room, and Press Box.About the Author Lance Hornby has covered the Leafs and NHL for the Toronto Sun since 1986. He is the author of several previous books, including 2017's Toronto and the Maple Leafs, A City And It's Team. Read more

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If These Walls Could Talk: Pittsburgh Penguins: Stories from the Pittsburgh Penguins Ice, Locker Room, and Press Box

Pdf Travel If These Walls Could Talk: Pittsburgh Penguins: Stories from the Pittsburgh Penguins Ice, Locker Room, and Press Box

Pdf:If These Walls Could Talk: Pittsburgh Penguins: Stories from the Pittsburgh Penguins Ice, Locker Room, and Press Box.About the Author Phil Bourque played for the Pittsburgh Penguins from 1933 to 1992, winning the Stanley Cup twice in that time. He currently serves as the color commentator alongside Mike Lange for Penguins radio broadcasts.Josh Yohe covers the Penguins for The Athletic Pittsburgh. He previously wrote about the team for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and then for DKPittsburghSports.com. Read more

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Nicklas Lidstrom: Captain Fantastic

Pdf Travel Nicklas Lidstrom: Captain Fantastic

Pdf:Nicklas Lidstrom: Captain Fantastic.About the Author Gunnar Nordström is a Los Angeles-based journalist covering the NHL for the Expressen newspaper in Sweden. He is the author of several books, including Lidström: Captain Fantastic, published in Sweden by Sportforlaget. Read more

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Nicklas Lidstrom: Captain Fantastic

Pdf Travel Nicklas Lidstrom: Captain Fantastic

Pdf:Nicklas Lidstrom: Captain Fantastic.Nicklas Lidstrom is nothing short of a Hockeytown deity, and his number 5 hangs high in Detroit as a symbol of leadership, longevity, and unparalleled defensive talent. The beloved Red Wings captain opens up about his life and career for the first time in the English language in this authorized biography penned by Gunnar Nordstrom, a Swedish journalist who chronicled the Hall of Famer's entire NHL journey. Nicklas Lidstrom: Captain Fantastic takes fans on a memorable tour which includes Lidstrom's early life in Sweden, his 20 season in Detroit winning four Stanley Cup championships, and his taste of Olympic gold with the Tre Konor. It also includes insights on more personal matters and unique challenges Lidstrom faced. Featuring rare color photos from Lidstrom's personal collection, this is an essential read for all hockey fans.

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'Wish You Were Here...': A Visit to Red River & The Enchanted Circle via Postcard Art from 1912-1979 (Red River History)

Pdf Travel 'Wish You Were Here...': A Visit to Red River & The Enchanted Circle via Postcard Art from 1912-1979 (Red River History)

Pdf:'Wish You Were Here...': A Visit to Red River & The Enchanted Circle via Postcard Art from 1912-1979 (Red River History).My first publication of archived material from Red River, New Mexico's fun years as a mountain resort.This 25 page project has 150+ postcard images of a trip to Red River, New Mexico and a day trip around the Enchanted Circle. Dates of views range from 1912-1979 and have original backside info and photo credit where available. Extra historic notes about the beautiful area are added, as are several "Shoulda Been Postcards" show on the back cover. It is also available in booklet form in 4 sizes and two styles in my rubber tomahawk web store www.RedRiverDreams.com (mugs, tees, posters).Hope you enjoy it, more projects are on the way!!Until then come see us on FaceBook at "Red River Dreams".Comments? [email protected]

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100 Things Jazz Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (100 Things...Fans Should Know)

Pdf Travel 100 Things Jazz Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (100 Things...Fans Should Know)

Pdf:100 Things Jazz Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (100 Things...Fans Should Know).With traditions, records, and lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Jazz fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, behind-the-scenes tales, memorable moments, and outstanding achievements by players like John Stockton, Karl Malone, Mehmet Okur, and Adrian Dantley. Whether you're a lifelong supporter from the early days in Salt Lake City or a more recent fan, this is the ultimate resource guide for all Jazz faithful.

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Dwyane Wade: Heart of the Heat

Pdf Travel Dwyane Wade: Heart of the Heat

Pdf:Dwyane Wade: Heart of the Heat.About the Author The Miami Herald is South Florida’s No.1 source for local news, politics, sports and information. Their award-winning online, print and digital products reach more than half of South Florida adults each week. Read more

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If These Walls Could Talk: Boston Red Sox

Pdf Travel If These Walls Could Talk: Boston Red Sox

Pdf:If These Walls Could Talk: Boston Red Sox.About the Author A former second baseman for the Angels and Red Sox, Jerry Remy has served as NESN's color commentator on Red Sox broadcasts since 1988. He is a four-time New England Emmy Award winner and was named Massachusetts Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association in 2004. He is the author of Watching Baseball: Discovering the Game Within the Game and Red Sox Heroes: The RemDawg's All-Time Favorite Red Sox, Great Moments, And Top Teams. He has also written five books in the Hello, Wally! series for children. Nick Cafardo is a national baseball writer for the Boston Globe as well as a correspondent for NESN and MLB Network. He was chosen by Boston Magazine as Boston's Best Sportswriter in 1994. Previous books include 100 Things Red Sox Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, The Impossible Team: The Worst to First Patriots' Super Bowl Season, and Inside Pitch: Playing and Broadcasting the Game I Love with Tom Glavine. Sean McDonough was the television play-by-play announcer for the Boston Red Sox from 1988 to 2004, during which time he was honored four times with the New England Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Play-by-Play. He is now a leading play-by-play commentator for ESPN college football and basketball games in addition to calling the annual Par 3 Contest at The Masters. Most recently the voice of Monday Night Football, McDonough has covered the World Series, NCAA Final Four, the Olympic Games, and all four major golf championships, among other marquee events during his accomplished career. Read more

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Monsieur Mediocre: One American Learns the High Art of Being Everyday French

Pdf Travel Monsieur Mediocre: One American Learns the High Art of Being Everyday French

Pdf:Monsieur Mediocre: One American Learns the High Art of Being Everyday French.Review Praise for Monsieur Mediocre'This book made me laugh out loud on the subway. J'adore every jaded character, every hilarious insight, and every upended stereotype. Most of all I felt this hum of love—for France, for family, and for life, really—that gives every essay a beguiling depth.'—Maeve Higgins, author of Maeve in America'Hilarious and touching! We hear often how cultured the French are, how sophisticated, how superior. Expat John von Sothen's Paris is, in his words, 'a mess—a confusing, roiling, weird place.' In other words, it's a lot of fun—not unlike this charming book.' —Ada Calhoun, author of Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give'I devoured John von Sothen's sharp, funny, and surprisingly tender memoir. A fresh look at a country many know only through a rose-tinted lens.'—Jancee Dunn, author of How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids'A deft, shrewd, and entertaining take on [von Sothen's] adoptive home, a place far different from how it is conveyed in winsome movies like Amelie and books like Peter Mayle's sun-dappled A Year in Provence. . . . A witty, incisive portrait of contemporary France.'—Kirkus  Read more About the Author John von Sothen is an American columnist living in Paris, where he covers entertainment and society issues for French Vanity Fair. Von Sothen has written for both the American and French GQ, Slate, Technikart, Libération, and The New York Observer; he has written for TV at Canal+ and MTV; and he is now penning a column for the political site Mediapart. Von Sothen often does voice-overs in English for French perfumes and luxury brands, occasionally performs stand-up comedy at The New York Comedy Night in the SoGymnase Comedy Club in Paris (in French and English), and is a routine guest on the French radio station Europe 1 discussing all things US related. Read more

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Spanish Short Stories: 20 Easy to Read Short Stories with over 1000 Vocabulary (Volumes I and II)

Pdf Travel Spanish Short Stories: 20 Easy to Read Short Stories with over 1000 Vocabulary (Volumes I and II)

Pdf:Spanish Short Stories: 20 Easy to Read Short Stories with over 1000 Vocabulary (Volumes I and II).This book contains 20 enjoyable short stories of about 1,000 words each along with their respective vocabulary lists of relevant words translated into English. Each story also includes instructions on how to start reading or listening to them, improve your comprehension skills, and figure out the vocabulary before consulting the glossaries.From this audiobook you will find:Carefully chosen vocabulary to help you learn in an easy, fast, and enjoyable way. The new words are repeated in the subsequent texts. You will eventually get to the point where you won't need to look them up in the list: imagine the instantaneous full satisfaction!Strategically written stories for you to acquire vocabulary belonging to different thematic fields: food, animals, clothes, body parts, colors, family members, climate, and school. This is a pedagogically proven method to learn a second language.Fully effective educational processes underlying the different grammatical and lexical choices all across the book.Many genres, including texts with properties of narratives, plays, scripts, or even interior monologues. This allows for a wide range of uses in grammar: tenses, word formation, and verb types.Easy to understand Spanish grammatical structures.Glossaries translated by a professional. Find the different meanings one word can have as you go on reading or listening.Various styles with traits of:Impressionism: learn about colors, nuances, and climate.Expressionism: learn how to express your feelings.Symbolism: immerse into a world full of metaphors that share the same domain, creating semantic relations in your brain while you read or listen.Transcendentalism: learn about nature and technology.Enjoyable themes concerning family, friendship, love, social relationships, technology, nature, and society, i.e. globally extended concerns you will be able to talk about in another language and speak your mind freely and accurately with no language difficulties. 

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Hiking Waterfalls North Carolina: A Guide To The State's Best Waterfall Hikes

Pdf Travel Hiking Waterfalls North Carolina: A Guide To The State's Best Waterfall Hikes

Pdf:Hiking Waterfalls North Carolina: A Guide To The State's Best Waterfall Hikes.From the Back Cover Hiking Waterfalls in North Carolina features hikes to more than 151 of the best waterfalls in the state, from the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Great Smoky Mountains. Discover a range of cascades, from the peaceful 4-foot falls on Fletcher Creek to impressive 411-foot Whitewater Falls, and such beautiful places as Rainbow Falls, Mingo Falls, Cullasaja Falls, Quarry Falls, Schoolhouse Falls, Courthouse Falls, and Looking Glass Falls.For more than thirty years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for outdoor guidebooks. Written by top experts, each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors.Features• Hikes suited to every ability• Detailed maps and clear driving directions from multiple starting points• GPS coordinates for both trailheads and waterfalls• Comprehensive trail descriptions with mile-by-mile directional cues• Waterfall height and beauty rating• Many easily accessible roadside falls; hikes include average hiking time and difficulty rating • Trail Finder including best hikes for backcountry camping, swimming holes, and the least (and most)populated trails • Information on fees and permits, contacts, and more Read more About the Author Melissa Watson is a professional firefighter who has been hiking trails and photographing waterfalls in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia for more than 30 years. Whether searching out new falls or revisiting old favorites, she has become known as a local expert in the field. Read more

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Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide, Revised and Expanded Edition

Pdf Travel Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide, Revised and Expanded Edition

Pdf:Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide, Revised and Expanded Edition.About the Author Mike Coltrin is a physical chemist by training and was a member of the technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories before his recent retirement. He has enjoyed hiking in the Sandia Mountains for more than thirty-five years. Read more

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Cotswold Way: Chipping Campden to Bath - Planning, Places to Stay, Places to Eat; Includes 44 Large-scale Walking Maps (British Walking Guides)

Pdf Travel Cotswold Way: Chipping Campden to Bath - Planning, Places to Stay, Places to Eat; Includes 44 Large-scale Walking Maps (British Walking Guides)

Pdf:Cotswold Way: Chipping Campden to Bath - Planning, Places to Stay, Places to Eat; Includes 44 Large-scale Walking Maps (British Walking Guides).Review ‘A polished guide to the Cotswold Way National Trail, with detailed maps, GPS waypoints and masses of practical information including a section on 'minimum impact walking'.' (Walk Magazine, The Ramblers' Association)‘Maintains the hallmarks of these popular Trailblazer LDP guides' (Strider, Journal of the Long Distance Walkers Association) Read more About the Author Tricia and Bob Hayne are hikers of considerable experience, having trekked in many parts of the world. For many years Tricia was editorial director of Bradt Travel Guides. This edition was updated by Henry Stedman, who has written several Trailblazer guides including Kilimanjaro - The Trekking Guide. Read more

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Seattle Walk Report: An Illustrated Walking Tour through 23 Seattle Neighborhoods

Pdf Travel Seattle Walk Report: An Illustrated Walking Tour through 23 Seattle Neighborhoods

Pdf:Seattle Walk Report: An Illustrated Walking Tour through 23 Seattle Neighborhoods.About the Author The artist behind Seattle Walk Report is a self-taught cartoonist, illustrator, and designer. After discovering a love for exploring Seattle by foot, she anonymously started the Instagram comic series Seattle Walk Report in 2017. With her keen eye for Seattle's overlooked landmarks and everyday ephemera, she captures everything that makes the Emerald City magical. Her work has appeared in Seattle magazine, the Stranger, Seattle Refined, The Evergrey, and the Seattle Review of Books, as well as on KOMO News and 107.7 The End. Read more

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Lonely Planet Czech Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf Travel Lonely Planet Czech Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf:Lonely Planet Czech Phrasebook & Dictionary.Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisherAnyone can speak another language! It's all about confidence.This book will give you all the practical phrases you need to explore the countryside, visit Golden Prague, and tour castles and mountains worthy of the Brothers Grimm (in fact, the 2005 movie of that name was filmed here). It also contains all the fun phrases you need to connect with local people and get a better understanding of the country and its culture. Never get stuck for words with our 3500-word two-way dictionary Order the right meal with our menu decoder Avoid embarrassing situations with essential tips on culture & manners Coverage includes: Basics, Practical, Social, Safe Travel and FoodLonely Planet gets you to the heart of a place. Our job is to make amazing travel experiences happen. We visit the places we write about each and every edition. We never take freebies for positive coverage, so you can always rely on us to tell it like it is.Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet and Richard Nebesky.About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

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Lonely Planet Polish Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf Travel Lonely Planet Polish Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf:Lonely Planet Polish Phrasebook & Dictionary.Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Anyone can speak another language! It's all about confidence. The mother tongue of illustrious personalities such as Copernicus, Chopin, Joseph Conrad, Marie Curie and Pope John Paul II has a fascinating and turbulent past and symbolises the resilience of the Polish people in the face of domination and adversity. Never get stuck for words with our 3500-word two-way dictionary Order the right meal with our menu decoder Avoid embarrassing situations with essential tips on culture & manners Coverage includes: Basics, Practical, Social, Safe Travel and Food. Lonely Planet gets you to the heart of a place. Our job is to make amazing travel experiences happen. We visit the places we write about each and every edition. We never take freebies for positive coverage, so you can always rely on us to tell it like it is. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet and Piotr Czajkowski. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

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Rick Steves Italian Phrase Book & Dictionary (Rick Steves Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Rick Steves Italian Phrase Book & Dictionary (Rick Steves Travel Guide)

Pdf:Rick Steves Italian Phrase Book & Dictionary (Rick Steves Travel Guide).About the Author Since 1973, Rick Steves has spent about four months a year exploring Europe. His mission: to empower Americans to have European trips that are fun, affordable, and culturally broadening. Rick produces a best-selling guidebook series, a public television series, and a public radio show, and organizes small-group tours that take over 30,000 travelers to Europe annually. He does all of this with the help of more than 100 well-traveled staff members at Rick Steves' Europe in Edmonds, WA (near Seattle). When not on the road, Rick is active in his church and with advocacy groups focused on economic and social justice, drug policy reform, and ending hunger. To recharge, Rick plays piano, relaxes at his family cabin in the Cascade Mountains, and spends time with his son Andy and daughter Jackie. Find out more about Rick at www.ricksteves.com and on Facebook.Connect with Rick:facebook.com/RickStevestwitter: @RickStevesinstagram: ricksteveseurope Read more

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Lonely Planet Hebrew Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf Travel Lonely Planet Hebrew Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf:Lonely Planet Hebrew Phrasebook & Dictionary.Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisherAnyone can speak another language! It's all about confidence.Israelis love to chat, so don't be surprised - or caught out - if a total stranger starts up a heated discussion while you wait at a bus stop or felafel stand. An ancient language, Hebrew is the lingua franca of this most cosmopolitan of countries. Whether on a working holiday or on pilgrimage to the Holy Land, this book is an essential companion into the fascinating life of Israel. Never get stuck for words with our 3500-word two-way dictionary Order the right meal with our menu decoder Avoid embarrassing situations with essential tips on culture & manners Coverage includes: Basics, Practical, Social, Safe Travel and Food.Lonely Planet gets you to the heart of a place. Our job is to make amazing travel experiences happen. We visit the places we write about each and every edition. We never take freebies for positive coverage, so you can always rely on us to tell it like it is.Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Justin Ben-Adam Rudelson, and Klara Ilana Wistinetzki.About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

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Lonely Planet Croatian Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf Travel Lonely Planet Croatian Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf:Lonely Planet Croatian Phrasebook & Dictionary.Never be stuck for words with our extensive dictionary. Our phrasebooks give you a comprehensive mix of practical and social words and phrases. Chat with the locals and discover their culture, a guaranteed way to enrich your travel experience. Get more from your trip with easy-to-find phrases for every travel situation. Order the right meal with our menu vocabulary. Use our carefully selected words and phrases to get around with ease.

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Rick Steves French Phrase Book & Dictionary (Rick Steves Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Rick Steves French Phrase Book & Dictionary (Rick Steves Travel Guide)

Pdf:Rick Steves French Phrase Book & Dictionary (Rick Steves Travel Guide).About the Author Since 1973, Rick Steves has spent about four months a year exploring Europe. His mission: to empower Americans to have European trips that are fun, affordable, and culturally broadening. Rick produces a best-selling guidebook series, a public television series, and a public radio show, and organizes small-group tours that take over 30,000 travelers to Europe annually. He does all of this with the help of more than 100 well-traveled staff members at Rick Steves' Europe in Edmonds, WA (near Seattle). When not on the road, Rick is active in his church and with advocacy groups focused on economic and social justice, drug policy reform, and ending hunger. To recharge, Rick plays piano, relaxes at his family cabin in the Cascade Mountains, and spends time with his son Andy and daughter Jackie. Find out more about Rick at www.ricksteves.com and on Facebook.Connect with Rick:facebook.com/RickStevestwitter: @RickStevesinstagram: ricksteveseurope Read more

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Rick Steves Spanish Phrase Book & Dictionary (Rick Steves Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Rick Steves Spanish Phrase Book & Dictionary (Rick Steves Travel Guide)

Pdf:Rick Steves Spanish Phrase Book & Dictionary (Rick Steves Travel Guide).About the Author Since 1973, Rick Steves has spent about four months a year exploring Europe. His mission: to empower Americans to have European trips that are fun, affordable, and culturally broadening. Rick produces a best-selling guidebook series, a public television series, and a public radio show, and organizes small-group tours that take over 30,000 travelers to Europe annually. He does all of this with the help of more than 100 well-traveled staff members at Rick Steves' Europe in Edmonds, WA (near Seattle). When not on the road, Rick is active in his church and with advocacy groups focused on economic and social justice, drug policy reform, and ending hunger. To recharge, Rick plays piano, relaxes at his family cabin in the Cascade Mountains, and spends time with his son Andy and daughter Jackie. Find out more about Rick at www.ricksteves.com and on Facebook.Connect with Rick:facebook.com/RickStevestwitter: @RickStevesinstagram: ricksteveseurope Read more

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The Ultimate Spanish Review and Practice, 4th Edition

Pdf Travel The Ultimate Spanish Review and Practice, 4th Edition

Pdf:The Ultimate Spanish Review and Practice, 4th Edition.About the Author Ronni L. Gordon, Ph.D., is an education consultant specializing in curriculum development in foreign languages, literature, history, and teacher training. She has authored foreign language textbooks, reference books, and materials for multimedia. David M. Stillman, Ph.D., is a professor at The College of New Jersey where he teaches Spanish, Italian, Spanish, and Hebrew. He has authored foreign language textbooks, multimedia courses, and reference books.  Read more

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Lonely Planet Hill Tribes Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf Travel Lonely Planet Hill Tribes Phrasebook & Dictionary

Pdf:Lonely Planet Hill Tribes Phrasebook & Dictionary.Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisherLeave no Hill Tribe subgroup or culture unimpressed by a dash of your multi-lingual bon mots. Whether you're trekking Vietnam, China, Laos, Thailand or beyond, let this handy phrasebook do some talking. Covers Lahu, Akha, Lisu, Mong, Mien and more Individual guides to pronunciation, sounds and grammar Detailed language maps Practicalities - how to ask for directions or find a doctor Lonely Planet gets you to the heart of a place. Our job is to make amazing travel experiences happen. We visit the places we write about each and every edition. We never take freebies for positive coverage, so you can always rely on us to tell it like it is.Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, David Bradley, Christopher Court, Nerida Jarkey, and Paul W Lewis.About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

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An Exploration to Mount McKinley, America's Highest Mountain (1904)

Pdf Travel An Exploration to Mount McKinley, America's Highest Mountain (1904)

Pdf:An Exploration to Mount McKinley, America's Highest Mountain (1904)."The first white men to reach the base of Mt. McKinley." -The American Monthly Review, 1907"A tale of real adventure." - The Irrigation Age, 1911"Completed a journey of nearly 800 miles, the longest taken with a pack train in Alaska." - American Geographical Society 1902"The first accurate report ever made of the Mount McKinley region." -The Conquest of Mount McKinley (1913)In 1902, Brooks and his U.S. Geological Survey party became the first white men to reach the base of the highest mountain in North America, Mt. McKinley (later renamed Denali). Brooks would write of his party's exciting Alaskan adventures in his 35-page narrative "An Exploration to Mount McKinley," published in 1904.In 105 days the party, consisting of 7 men, penetrated 800 miles of an unknown wilderness with almost impassable swamps, unfordable rivers, and lofty snow-covered mountains. These men depended largely on their guns for provender, but finally accomplished their purpose of striking through the Alaska Range and coming out into the interior Yukon valley, a feat which was looked upon by the natives as impossible.Starting from Cook Inlet with a train of pack horses, they broke through the Alaskan Range by a pass on the headwaters of the Kichatna River, and following the northern slope of the Alaskan Range they mapped the country as they advanced. Their route allowed them to take horses directly under the towering ice slopes on Mount McKinley's northern side and their triangulations placed the mountain's height at 20,300 feet.They would camp at the base of McKinley and from this point the mountain rose in a horizontal distance of but ten miles to a height of 16,000 feet above the camp. As the season was well advanced, as much of his itinerary had still to be carried out, and as it was no part of the original plan, Brooks did not attempt to pass the snow line, though this point was reached. The members of the party were undoubtedly the first white men to approach the summit.The territory traversed by this party was of very great extent. The pack train which reached Rampart completed a journey of nearly 800 miles, the longest taken with a pack train in Alaska.After traveling the first 100 miles, Brooks notes that "the outlook was not encouraging, for we had nearly 700 miles of practically unknown territory to traverse, and the incessant labor of toiling through the swamp, added to the continual annoyance from mosquitoes and horseflies, was having a serious effect upon the strength of our horses. Night after night we would hear the tinkle of the bell horse as he led the band of horses, maddened by the insects."In describing a grizzly encounter, Brooks writes: "In this foothill region we came in contact with our first bear. Fred, while forging ahead of the party in search of a trail, came upon a she bear and cub. The old one at once charged. Hemmed in by alder thickets, with an ax as his only weapon, he faced his assailant with what seemed, even to an old hunter like himself, hardly a fighting chance for life…."The party were never without fresh meat, and they report that on the north slopes of the mountains moose, cariboo, and mountain sheep, or big horns, were unusually plentiful. Bear, also, were seen in large numbers, especially grizzly, cinnamon, and black bear. In fact, the country never having been visited by white men, nor in all probability ever hunted by Indians, all varieties of game, in addition to their abundance, were so tame that they could be approached within a few feet. In his conclusion Brooks notes they completed "the longest cross-country exploration ever attempted in Alaska. Our plans had been carried out from start to finish; we had traversed 800 miles of the roughest part of Alaska in one hundred and five days."About the author:Alfred H. Brooks (1871–1924) served as chief geologist for Alaska for the U.S. Geological Survey. The Brooks Range was named after him.

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The Kid Who Climbed Everest: The Incredible Story Of A 23-Year-Old's Summit Of Mt. Everest

Pdf Travel The Kid Who Climbed Everest: The Incredible Story Of A 23-Year-Old's Summit Of Mt. Everest

Pdf:The Kid Who Climbed Everest: The Incredible Story Of A 23-Year-Old's Summit Of Mt. Everest.Review 'Fascinating reading.'-Tony Blair, Prime Minister of England'A vivid and inspiring read.'--Kirkus Reviews 'I highly recommend this remarkable book, and I know its readers will be as spellbound as I have been.'--Michael, Prince of Kent'Bear Grylls, the youngest [Briton] to ascend Everest, did so agter many months recovering from a broken back. He writes convincingly of feat and doublt. This is an honest and compelling story.'-Sir Ranulph Finnes, author of Mind over Matter: The Epic Crossing of the Antarctic Continent.'Bear Grylls is a young man with skills beyond his years, both in climbing and story telling. This book, like the feat of summiting Everest itself, is a great triumph of the human spirit.'--Mike Tidwell, author of In the Mountains of Heaven: Tales of Adventure on Six Continents Read more From the Back Cover In 1996, a twenty-three-year-old soldier in the British Army was flying over an African desert on a routine parachute jump. He had a lot to look forward to-a long career ahead of him in the army, a beautiful girlfriend back home. But those dreams were cut short when his parachute failed to open at eleven thousand feet. He had cracked three vertebrae and had come within a fraction of an inch of severing his spinal cord. A grueling eight months of physical therapy followed. Bear had to retrain his muscles to do all of the things we take for granted-how to sit, to stand, to walk, even to breathe. Eighteen months after his accident, he overcame incredible odds to reach the peak of Everest. The Kid Who Climbed Everest is a tale of courage and determination. Bear's quest for funding for his expedition, his seventy days on Everest's southeast face, and a narrow brush with death after a fall into a crevasse at nineteen thousand feet, make this story an essential read for anyone who's ever had a dream and made it come true.Bear Grylls was brought up on a small island off the south coast of England, where his late father taught him to climb and sail. Now one of the youngest and most sought-after motivational speakers, he relates his remarkable experiences to audiences and corporations all around the world. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park: The Best Sport And Trad Routes in the Park

Pdf Travel Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park: The Best Sport And Trad Routes in the Park

Pdf:Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park: The Best Sport And Trad Routes in the Park.Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park gives climbers a selection of more than 280 of the very best routes at one of the country's most popular climbing destinations. Full color photographs along with a contemporary design make this book as visually appealing as it is useful.

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Skip Langdon Vol. 1-9: (The Skip Langdon Series)

Pdf Travel Skip Langdon Vol. 1-9: (The Skip Langdon Series)

Pdf:Skip Langdon Vol. 1-9: (The Skip Langdon Series).The EDGAR AWARD-WINNING murder mystery series is now available for a KILLER price! Grab 9 thrilling page-turners for less than an Alexander Hamilton!Follow the remarkably bold, smart, and refreshingly human New Orleans detective Skip Langdon through the twists and turns of New Orleans--from raucous Mardi Gras to the swampy summertime--at she navigates deadly family secrets, tracks down a serial killer, and delves deep into the mastermind of a psychopath unlike any you've ever encountered...“Gritty, witty, & mesmerizing! Langdon is a splendid female heroine.” –People Magazine"Like a good Grisham: taut, fast, and thrilling. But with a lot more heart and soul.” -The Clarion-LedgerNEW ORLEANS MOURNING It's Mardi Gras in New Orleans, and civic leader and socialite Chauncy St. Amant has been crowned Rex, King of Carnival. But his day of glory comes to an abrupt and bloody end when a parade-goer dressed as Dolly Parton guns him down.AXEMAN'S JAZZ What's the perfect killing field for a murderer? A place where he (or maybe she) can learn your secrets from your own mouth and then make friends over coffee. A supposedly "safe" place where anonymity is the norm. The horror who calls himself The Axeman has figured it out and claimed his territory—he's cherry-picking his victims in the 12-Step programs of New Orleans.JAZZ FUNERALSkip Langdon just happens to be on hand when Ham Brocato, director if New Orleans Jazzfest, is discovered dead on the kitchen floor in the middle of his own party the evening before the Fest. To complicate the already murky case, the victim's sixteen-year-old blues musician sister has disappeared, and Skip suspects that if the young woman isn't the murderer, she's in mortal danger from the person who is.DEATH BEFORE FACEBOOKIt’s a chilly November in 1994, and thirty-one-year-old Geoff Kavanagh surreptitiously splits his time between science fiction novels and cyberspace in his parents’ dilapidated, overgrown, uptown New Orleans mansion. Until his mother finds him dead from a suspicious fall off a ladder. Maybe he should never have posted about seeing his father murdered …HOUSE OF BLUESSugar Hebert arrives home from a ten-minute errand to find her husband shot to death and the rest of her family missing—including her daughter Reed, heir apparent to the Hebert restaurant dynasty, and Reed's eleven-month-old daughter.THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERSPolitics makes the strangest bedfellows of all and in New Orleans, a psychopath’s running for mayor. Not just the usual harmless megalomaniac—a murderer and a monster.CRESCENT CITY CONNECTIONSure, New Orleans is known for corruption, but suddenly the good guys get a break—an honest police chief. And then someone guns him down. When a terrifying organization called The Jury takes out the cop-killer, Detective Skip Langdon’s on the case. And she suspects The Jury’s the brainchild of her old nemesis, self-described preacher Errol Jacomine82 DESIREIt seems Councilwoman Bebe Fortier has misplaced her equally prominent husband, United Oil VP Russell Fortier. Across town, part-time detective/poet Talba Wallis has a simple wish--to find out what Russell Fortier's disappearance has to do with her. NOPD Detective Skip Langdon soon senses something big starting to unfold, something a lot bigger than a missing husband. Something rooted in corruption, resulting in violence—and motivated by that old demon . . . desire.MEAN WOMAN BLUESThe Rev. Errol Jacomine is crazy as a fox that just ate a loon and more dangerous than a cell full of serial killers. He's trying to off Detective Skip Langdon, the New Orleans cop who’s twice smashed his criminal endeavors, yet each time he’s managed to slip away. Now he’s mad. In both senses of the word. And he has the connections to have her killed—or worse, those she loves.

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Lonely Planet Banff, Jasper and Glacier National Parks (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Lonely Planet Banff, Jasper and Glacier National Parks (Travel Guide).Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Banff, Jasper & Glacier National Parks is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Go hiking and camping in the Backcountry in Banff; mountain-biking and horseback riding in Jasper, or wildlife spotting in Glacier; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Banff, Jasper & Glacier National Parks and begin your journey now! Inside the Lonely Planet Banff, Jasper & Glacier National Parks Travel Guide: User-friendly highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices, emergency information, park seasonality, hiking trail junctions, viewpoints, landscapes, elevations, distances, difficulty levels, and durations Focused on the best - hikes, drives, and cycling tours Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, camping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, summer and winter activities, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Contextual insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, geology, wildlife, and conservation Over 52 full-color trail and park maps and full-color images throughout Useful features - Travel with Children, Clothing and Equipment, and Day and Overnight Hikes Covers Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Glacier National Park, Lake Louise, Lake Minnewanka, Bow Valley, Backcountry, Kananaskis Country, Lake O'Hara, Jasper Town, Blackfeet Indian Reservation and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Banff, Jasper & Glacier National Parks, our most comprehensive guide to these Canadian national parks, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards winner in Favorite Travel Guide category for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.

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National Geographic Guide to State Parks of the United States, 5th Edition

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Pdf:National Geographic Guide to State Parks of the United States, 5th Edition.Review 'With pictures, maps, and visiting tips, this new edition is an adventurer's must-have!' --writereadlife.com“You get your money's worth…perfect to throw into your bag as you set out on your road trip, you never know where it might take you.” –strandupdate.blogspot.com “The perfect gift for someone approaching a break in work or school or retiring and looking to take some road trips around the US.” –doingdeweydecimal.com “A great companion to planner addicts getting ready to plan out their summer vacations.  You will just love reading all about the beautiful state parks right here in the US and trying to figure out which one to visit first (or crossing off the one's you've already visited, because state parks rock!).  Oh, and plotting out which route to take so that you don't miss out on any jaw-dropping sights during your road trips.” –abookishwayoflife.blogspot.com  “A great starting point, especially when searching the web gets overwhelming!” –notinjersey.com “We just put a park visit on our schedule that's close to home and a great weekend day trip based on the suggestions.” –Instagram: @friendswithsuitcases Read more About the Author NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC is one of the world’s leading nonfiction publishers, proudly supporting the work of scientists, explorers, photographers, and authors, as well as publishing a diverse list of books that celebrate the world and all that is in it. National Geographic Books creates and distributes print and digital works that inspire, entertain, teach, and give readers access to a world of discovery and possibility on a wide range of nonfiction subjects from animals to travel, cartography to history, fun facts to moving stories. A portion of all National Geographic proceeds is used to fund exploration, conservation, and education through ongoing contributions to the work of the National Geographic Society. Read more

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Snow Sense: A Guide to Evaluating Snow Avalanche Hazard

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Pdf:Snow Sense: A Guide to Evaluating Snow Avalanche Hazard.Review If you travel in the mountains, you understand that knowledge equates to safety. Snow Sense is your source of unparalleled wisdom. It could save your life. --Conrad Anker, Professional alpine climber and authorPraise for previous editions: No other (avalanche) teachers have more credibility...Snow Sense is by far the best material available on staying alive in avalanche country. --Steve Casimiro, Powder MagazinePraise for previous editions: Here's a book you should have. I know, I know, everybody says that but this is different...Now notice I didn't say this is a book you should have on your bookshelf. This one should be in the top packet of your pack...Snow Sense is a hands-on, explicit, clear-thinking, hard-hitting field guide...Every time I hear of another avalanche-caused death...I wish the victim had read this book. The survivors must read it. --Mark Jenkins, Backpacker Magazine Read more About the Author Jill Fredston and Doug Fesler are among North America's leading avalanche experts. They have spent more than thirty years evaluating avalanche hazard, predicting avalanches, triggering them with explosives, teaching potential victims how to stay alive, and leading rescue efforts in Alaska. Read more

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Moon Idaho (Moon Handbooks)

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Pdf:Moon Idaho (Moon Handbooks).About the Author Boise resident James Patrick Kelly has loved big mountains ever since his childhood in Seattle. As a restless teenager, he spent countless hours in the North Cascades exploring alpine lakes and trails beat-out by miners' boots.Before moving to Idaho in 2000, James had only traveled through the Gem State on his way to Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and the Dakotas. He eventually returned to live in this land of rugged mountains, mystical deserts, and vodka-clear trout streams. To help seal the deal, he even married a third-generation Idahoan, Dana, who he proposed to while hiking in the Trinity Mountains.“Right before I asked her, some Peruvian sheepherders on pack mules passed by on the trail, followed by two good ol' boys on motorbikes. One of them had an axe bungeed to his handlebars,” James recalls. “I thought it was all over for us, but the axe had just fallen off one of the mules and they were returning it to its rightful owner.”James, a former chef, earned a journalism degree from Boise State University before becoming the restaurant critic at the Idaho Statesman. He has written numerous food and travel-related features for Northwest Palate and other magazines and websites.When not hanging out in his vegetable garden with his wife and two kids, Nolan and Audra, James can be found snowshoeing to backcountry yurts, foraging for morels, catching big trout, and dining in Sun Valley restaurants. Read more

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Fodor's New England: with the Best Fall Foliage Drives & Scenic Road Trips (Full-color Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Fodor's New England: with the Best Fall Foliage Drives & Scenic Road Trips (Full-color Travel Guide)

Pdf:Fodor's New England: with the Best Fall Foliage Drives & Scenic Road Trips (Full-color Travel Guide).Review “Fodor’s is pitched a few notches higher….aimed at a fairly discerning traveler with an appetite for background and the occasional surprise.” – New York Times “The Fodor’s guides are notable for their ratings of sights, restaurants, shops, accommodations and attractions.” – Chicago Tribune“In terms of comprehensiveness of coverage, the very accessible format, and the enthusiastic tone, this series remains one of the best on the market.” – Booklist“Fodor’s super-informative guidebooks are known for accuracy and attention to detail.” – Sacramento Bee“Fodor’s can help you plan the perfect adventure.” – Arizona Republic Read more About the Author For over 80 years, Fodor's Travel has been a trusted resource offering expert travel advice for every stage of a traveler's trip. We hire local writers who know their destinations better than anyone else, allowing us to provide the best travel recommendations for all tastes and budget in over 7,500 worldwide destinations. Our books make it possible for every trip to be a trip of a lifetime. Read more

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Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks (Travel Guide).Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Spot wolves and grizzlies in Lamar Valley, watch geysers erupt in Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin, or get out on the water in a kayak or canoe at Jackson Lake; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks and begin your journey now! Inside the Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks Travel Guide: User-friendly highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices, emergency information, park seasonality, hiking trail junctions, viewpoints, landscapes, elevations, distances, difficulty levels, and durations Focused on the best - hikes, drives, and cycling tours Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, camping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, summer and winter activities, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Contextual insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, geology, wildlife, conservation Over 47 full-color trail and park maps and full-color images throughout Useful features - Travel with Children, Clothing and Equipment, and Day and Overnight Hikes Covers Yellowstone National Park area, Mammoth Country, Roosevelt Country, Canyon Country, Lake Country, Norris, Geyser Country, Bechler Region, Grand Teton National Park area, Jackson and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton , our most comprehensive guide to these two parks, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking to visit more national parks? Check out USA's National Parks, a new full-color guide that covers all 59 of the USA's national parks. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveler since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travelers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.

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Allen & Mike's Really Cool Backcountry Ski Book, Revised and Even Better!: Traveling & Camping Skills For A Winter Environment (Allen & Mike's Series)

Pdf Travel Allen & Mike's Really Cool Backcountry Ski Book, Revised and Even Better!: Traveling & Camping Skills For A Winter Environment (Allen & Mike's Series)

Pdf:Allen & Mike's Really Cool Backcountry Ski Book, Revised and Even Better!: Traveling & Camping Skills For A Winter Environment (Allen & Mike's Series).From the Back Cover Allen & Mike are back with totally updated information and first-hand advice for all aspects of backcountry skiing and winter camping. Learn how to choose the right equipment, avoid hazards such as avalanches and extreme cold, build snow shelters, and have fun while staying safe and minimizing the impact on the wilderness. These two National Outdoor Leadership School instructors offer lots of tried-and-true tricks and useful tips drawn from years of experience. The material is easy to understand and accompanied by hundreds of entertaining illustrations by renowned illustrator Mike Clelland! Read more About the Author Allen O'Bannon grew up in Portland, Oregon and while he dabbled a little in skiing and winter camping in the Cascades of Oregon it was really upon moving to the mountains of Wyoming and Idaho at the end of the ‘80's that he began what has become a life long passion. Allen has worked for the National Outdoor Leadership School since 1987 and spent four seasons working for the United States Antarctic Program. He prefers cold to heat and is miserable at the thought of global warming. He would love some cold weather consulting work. Mike Clelland is a NOLS instructor and illustrator who studied Mad magazine rather than go to art school. He has numerous books with his name on them, including Allen & Mike's Telemark Tips and Allen & Mike's Really Cool Backpackin' Book. Read more

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Fodor's Colorado (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Fodor's Colorado (Travel Guide).Review “Fodor’s is pitched a few notches higher….aimed at a fairly discerning traveler with an appetite for background and the occasional surprise.” – New York Times “The Fodor’s guides are notable for their ratings of sights, restaurants, shops, accommodations and attractions.” – Chicago Tribune“In terms of comprehensiveness of coverage, the very accessible format, and the enthusiastic tone, this series remains one of the best on the market.” – Booklist“Fodor’s super-informative guidebooks are known for accuracy and attention to detail.” – Sacramento Bee“Fodor’s can help you plan the perfect adventure.” – Arizona Republic Read more About the Author For over 80 years, Fodor's Travel has been a trusted resource offering expert travel advice for every stage of a traveler's trip. We hire local writers who know their destinations better than anyone else, allowing us to provide the best travel recommendations for all tastes and budget in over 7,500 worldwide destinations. Our books make it possible for every trip to be a trip of a lifetime. Read more

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Lonely Planet Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Lonely Planet Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks (Travel Guide).Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Zion & Bryce Canyon& National Parks is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike the Cable Mountain trail in Zion, ride a horse or mule through Bryce or go swimming or tubing in Zion's Virgin River; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Zion & Bryce Canyon& National Parks and begin your journey now! Inside the Lonely Planet Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks Travel Guide: User-friendly highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices, emergency information, park seasonality, hiking trail junctions, viewpoints, landscapes, elevations, distances, difficulty levels, and durations Focused on the best - hikes, drives, and cycling tours Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, camping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, summer and winter activities, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Contextual insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, geology, wildlife, and conservation Over 65 full-color trail and park maps and full-color images throughout Useful features - Travel with Children, Clothing and Equipment, and Day and Overnight Hikes Covers Zion National Park, St George, Snow Canyon State Park, Cedar City, Glendale, Bryce Canyon& National Park, Red Canyon, Panguitch, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Zion & Bryce Canyon& National Parks, our most comprehensive guide to these parks, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking to visit more national parks? Check out USA's National Parks, a new full-color guide that covers all 59 of the USA's national parks. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveler since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travelers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.

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The California Surf Project

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Pdf:The California Surf Project.About the Author Chris Burkard is a surf photographer whose work has appeared in over 35 international publications. He lives in Arroyo Grande, California.Eric Soderquist is a professional surfer, artist, and world traveler. He lives and surfs in Shell Beach, California. Read more

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Man & Horse: The Long Ride Across America

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Pdf:Man & Horse: The Long Ride Across America.In 1974 a disenfranchised young man from a broken home set out to do the impossible. With a hundred dollars in his pocket, a beat up cavalry saddle, and a faraway look in his eye, John Egenes saddled his horse Gizmo and started down the trail on an adventure across the North American continent. Their seven month journey took them across 11 states from California to Virginia, ocean to ocean.. As they left the pressing confinement of the city behind them, the pair experienced the isolation and loneliness of the southwestern deserts, the vastness of the prairie, and the great landscapes that make up America. Across hundreds of miles of empty land they slept with coyotes and wild horses under the stars, and in urban areas they camped alone in graveyards and abandoned shacks. Along the way John and Gizmo were transformed from inexperienced horse and rider to veterans of the trail. With his young horse as his spiritual guide John slowly began to comprehend his own place in the world and to find peace within himself. Full of heart and humor, Egenes serves up a tale that's as big as the America he witnessed, an America that no longer exists. It was a journey that could only have been experienced step by step, mile by mile, from the view between a horse's ears.

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Real Japanese: An Introductory Guide to the Language and Culture of Japan, Part One

Pdf Travel Real Japanese: An Introductory Guide to the Language and Culture of Japan, Part One

Pdf:Real Japanese: An Introductory Guide to the Language and Culture of Japan, Part One.Unlike most Japanese language books that focus on formal and polite use, this introductory guide will help you to speak and understand Japanese as it is used in everyday life.   If you are studying, working, or just travelling to Japan, this audiobook will help you to break down the language and culture into the real and everyday essentials. Use this guide to speak Japanese from day one while also laying down a solid foundation for more advanced study and an appreciation of Japanese culture.   The culturally focused essays make the audiobook easy and enjoyable to listen to, providing pauses from the sometimes-challenging process of language learning.   The essays and the stories they contain bring Japan and its culture to life, providing insights that allow the reader to understand the sometimes bewildering and impenetrable ways of Japanese culture.

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Real Japanese Part 2: An Introductory Guide to the Language and Culture of Japan

Pdf Travel Real Japanese Part 2: An Introductory Guide to the Language and Culture of Japan

Pdf:Real Japanese Part 2: An Introductory Guide to the Language and Culture of Japan.Unlike most Japanese language books that focus on formal and polite use, this introductory guide will help you to speak and understand Japanese as it is used in everyday life. If you are studying, working, or just travelling to Japan, this book will help you to break down the language and culture into the real and everyday essentials. Use this guide to speak Japanese from day one, while also laying down a solid foundation for more advanced study and an appreciation of Japanese culture. The essays and the stories they contain bring Japan and its culture to life, providing insights which allow the reader to understand the sometimes bewildering and impenetrable ways of Japanese culture.

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SUMMARY Of Dr. Gundry's Diet Evolution: Turn Off the Genes That Are Killing You and Your Waistline

Pdf Travel SUMMARY Of Dr. Gundry's Diet Evolution: Turn Off the Genes That Are Killing You and Your Waistline

Pdf:SUMMARY Of Dr. Gundry's Diet Evolution: Turn Off the Genes That Are Killing You and Your Waistline.Dr. Gundry's Diet Evolution: Turn Off the Genes That Are Killing You and Your Waistline | Book Summary | OneHourReads In Dr. Gundry’s Diet Evolution, Steven Gundry records his ground breaking discovery on how to lose weight, keep fit, and generally live a healthy life. His theory premises on the fact that our genes are responsible for the unhealthy eating habits that have brought about countless chronic diseases plaguing man today. Our genes play a fundamental role in determining how we eat in the first place. Basically, they enforce on us a diet that ensures their own survival, while destroying our bodies. Gundry proposes a new way of restoring optimum health and total wellbeing: reprogramming our genes by eating right. He advocates the ideal diet as one reminiscent of what our earliest ancestors ate. This book contains a comprehensive, well detailed summary and key takeaways of the original book by Steven Gundry. It summarizes the book in detail, to help people effectively understand, articulate and imbibe the original work. This book is not meant to replace the original book but to serve as a companion to itContained is an Executive Summary of the original book Key Points of each chapter and A brief chapter-by-chapter summaries To get this book, Scroll Up Now and Click on the “Buy now with 1-Click” Button to Download your Copy Right Away!Disclaimer: This is a summary, review of the book Dr. Gundry's Diet Evolution and not the original book.

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SHSAT Prep: 1,000+ Math Practice Questions | New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test by ArgoPrep

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Pdf:SHSAT Prep: 1,000+ Math Practice Questions | New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test by ArgoPrep.Ready for the NEW redesigned Specialized High Schools Admissions Test? This workbook offers over 1,000+ practice questions for the mathematics section for the SHSAT exam. • 1,000+ Practice Questions - Arithmetic - Algebra - Geometry - Statistics • 10+ hours of Video Explanations • One full-length math practice test • Online Resources Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) TEST CHANGES: * Chat with us live on our website and ask about a ONE DAY FREE ACCESS to our premium content! Mention the code: AMZ2018 The SHSAT is changing! If you are taking the Fall 2017 SHSAT Exam, you should be aware of the following changes so you can properly prepare for the exam. The old SHSAT test comprised of two sections: verbal and math. The verbal section included five scrambled paragraphs, followed by ten logical reasoning questions followed by 5 reading comprehension passages. The math section included 50 multiple choice questions. The time limit for the exam was 150 minutes. So... what are the new changes you should be aware of? • The new time limit for the SHSAT exam is now 180 minutes. (30 minutes more than the old SHSAT exam) • NO MORE SCRAMBLED PARAGRAPHS. • NO MORE LOGICAL REASONING QUESTIONS. • Verbal section is renamed to the English Language Arts (ELA) section. • There are 57 questions per section and only 47 out of 57 questions in each section will be scored. 10 questions are field test items which will not count toward the students score. • The ELA section will include 20 revising and editing questions along with 6 reading passages. • The math section will include 5 grid-in questions • All multiple choice questions will have 4 answer choices instead of 5. Our SHSAT test prep book will help you prepare for the new Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT)! Study with confidence, with ArgoPrep!

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Behind the Bench: Inside the Minds of Hockey's Greatest Coaches

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Pdf:Behind the Bench: Inside the Minds of Hockey's Greatest Coaches.Review 'It takes a unique person to get access to the brightest minds in hockey; it takes someone special to get them to open up; and it takes an extraordinary individual to bring all of that together in what will be this season's must-read hockey book. Craig Custance is that guy.'- BOB MCKENZIE, TSN Hockey Insider'These are the great games that I remember watching and covering. You're always thinking, 'Why did the coach do that? What was he looking for there?' Now we know the answers.'- ELLIOTTE FRIEDMAN, Sportsnet'Craig Custance is a modern journalist with an old-school storytelling style. What he gives you on every page is insightful perspective and entertaining prose.'- KEVIN ALLEN, USA Today'NHL coaches know so much and usually say so little, but Craig Custance cracks them open and finds all kinds of insight, humor and honesty through the biggest moments of their careers. You get to relive the games, and see them through fresh eyes. I love this book.'- BRUCE ARTHUR, Toronto Star'The idea of sitting down with all these respected coaches and watching great games together is an unbelievable concept. The execution from Craig Custance is top notch. Hockey fans will love this book but if you're coaching sports at any level, it should be required reading.'- MIKE VALLEY, NHL goalie coach From Stanley Cup of Chowder:'The beauty in this book is that the coaches interviewed had a chance to drop their guard in a way most fans or even writers are usually privy to. There's a unique value in getting to hear a coaches real thoughts, far enough after the fact that they aren't worried about the next series, or guarding their words so as not to upset their opponent. To no ones surprise, Custance goes out of his way to interview and talk with various friends, former players and peers of each coach, in an effort to give a holistic view of who they are, not just as head coaches but as people.'From Raw Charge: 'Custance included enough behind-the-scenes stories (let's face it everyone loves stories) that the casual hockey fan will thoroughly enjoy reading the book. Who doesn't want to know which player Ron Wilson refers to as 'impossible to talk to' (take a guess), or what Joel Quenneville did for Pavol Demitra that cost his owners a sizable chunk of money?Not only was it a fantastic look into the minds of hockey coaches, Custance included personal moments that it's clear a memoir devoted entirely to his experiences as an NHL writer would be entertaining as well. From last-minute downloads to forgotten digital recorders and temperamental RVs, he showed that life on the road wasn't exactly as glamorous as readers might think. Should a hockey fan buy this book? Yes. Undoubtedly.'From the Boston Globe:  'Behind the Bench' is a good reminder that there is no NHL coaching template'Custance used game film with each coach as the entry point to initiate feedback, analysis, and reflection. Custance watched Game 7 of the 2011 Stanley Cup Final with Julien at Warrior Ice Arena in his final season as Bruins coach. With Sullivan, Custance reviewed Game 6 of the 2016 Final, the first of two Cups the Marshfield native has won.In every case, the film served as the station from which the conversation pulled away, regularly rumbling down different tracks. Custance watched the same game with Babcock and Wilson: the 2010 Olympic gold medal match. Wilson, the American coach, repeatedly jabbed Phil Kessel, who also played for him in Toronto. Babcock, Canada's boss, reviewed the game and scribbled notes to use for his upcoming training camp in Toronto.It is a good reminder that there is no NHL coaching template. These men may seem like they've come off the factory line with X's and O's in their heads and frowns on their faces. In reality, they are human.' Read more About the Author Craig Custance is a journalist who spent the last decade covering the NHL as a national hockey writer, including six years with ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine. He left ESPN to join The Athletic, a San Francisco–based sports media startup. He is currently an NHL Insider for The Athletic and editor-in-chief of The Athletic Detroit. Before working at ESPN, Custance wrote for The Sporting News. He spent the first 10 years of his writing career with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution after graduating from Michigan State University. He lives in Clinton Township, Michigan, with his wife, Cassie, and three children, Calvin, Cameron, and Cormac. You can follow Craig on Twitter @craigcustance or read more of his work at www.craigcustance.com. Sidney Crosby has captained the Pittsburgh Penguins to three Stanley Cup Final victories, in 2009, 2016, and 2017. He is a two-time winner of the Hart Memorial Trophy and the Conn Smythe Trophy, as well as two Olympic gold medals and a gold medal at the World Championships. Read more

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Bucky on Parade

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Pdf:Bucky on Parade.About the Author The Madison Area Sports Commission produced this book with support from the Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau and in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin Athletics, and Wisconsin Foundation & Alumni Association. Read more

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100 Things Rangers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (100 Things...Fans Should Know)

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Pdf:100 Things Rangers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (100 Things...Fans Should Know).About the Author Adam Raider is a writer who has covered hockey and the business of sports for various magazines, including Hockey Business News, Hockey Digest, Hockey News, and Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal. He is a former columnist and contributing editor for New England Hockey Journal and author of Frozen in Time: The Minnesota North Stars. He lives in West Hartford, Connecticut.  Russ Cohen is a sports journalist whose work has appeared in numerous places, including on FoxSports.com and NHL.com and in publications such as Beckett Hockey, Canadian Sports Collector, Goalie News, and Hockey News. He is the author of Strike Three and The Winter Classic: The NHL’s Savior. He lives in Glassboro, New Jersey. Read more

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Cujo: The Untold Story of My Life On and Off the Ice

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Pdf:Cujo: The Untold Story of My Life On and Off the Ice.Review “I don’t know a lot about goaltending and the life they live, but I know one thing: Curtis Joseph was a team guy all the way! Enjoy his book. He is a good man.” —Wayne Gretzky“I always loved being around the Joseph family. Curtis was such a good role model for kids our age. The way he carried himself on and off the ice was something to admire. I definitely learned from him.” —Connor McDavid Read more About the Author Kirstie McLellan Day has co-authored books with Wayne Gretzky, Theo Fleury, Bob Probert, Ron MacLean, and Kelly Hrudey. She lives in Calgary, Alberta. Curtis Joseph played 18 NHL seasons as a goaltender for the St. Louis Blues, Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Red Wings, Phoenix Coyotes, and Calgary Flames. A three-time All-Star, he also won a gold medal with Team Canada in the 2002 Olympics. Joseph currently serves as a goaltending consultant in the Carolina Hurricanes organization. Read more

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If These Walls Could Talk: Boston Bruins

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Pdf:If These Walls Could Talk: Boston Bruins.About the Author Dale Arnold hosts Boston Bruins television broadcasts on NESN as well as the daily Dale, Holley & Keefe show on WEEI radio. He is the only person who has done play-by-play broadcasts for all five of the Boston area's major professional sports franchises. Matt Kalman is a freelance journalist who covers the Boston Bruins for CBS Boston, NHL.com, Yahoo! Sports, and other outlets. He is the author of 100 Things Bruins Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die. Ray Bourque played 21 seasons with the Boston Bruins and remains the team’s longest-serving captain. He holds the records for the most career goals, assists, and points by a defenseman in the NHL. Read more

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Keto Diet Instant Pot Cookbook: 550 Easy and Delicious Ketogenic Instant Pot Recipes for Fast and Healthy Meals - That Saves Your Precious Time

Pdf Travel Keto Diet Instant Pot Cookbook: 550 Easy and Delicious Ketogenic Instant Pot Recipes for Fast and Healthy Meals - That Saves Your Precious Time

Pdf:Keto Diet Instant Pot Cookbook: 550 Easy and Delicious Ketogenic Instant Pot Recipes for Fast and Healthy Meals - That Saves Your Precious Time.Do you ever feel like no matter how healthy you try to eat or how much you work out, you still struggle to meet your health goals? Whether you want to build muscle or lose fat, or - more likely - a combination of both, it can seem like you’re fighting an impossible battle. The ketogenic diet instant pot cookbook could be the ultimate weapon.You can follow the ketogenic Diet with an Instant Pot to prepare quick, healthy, and delicious meals that improve your overall health. By following a ketogenic diet, you will get too many benefits, below are the some of the benefits:Lose your weight faster.Have a stable energy level.Be more smarter by increasing your mental focus and clearing your mental fog.Enjoy increased endurance.Improve your blood profile indicators.Reduced Blood Sugar and Insulin Levels, With a Major Improvement in Type 2 DiabetesRegulate your blood pressure without medication.The ketogenic diet is named from the process of “ketosis,” which is when the body begins to burn fat in the form of ketones instead of carbs for energy. Fat is a much more efficient source of fuel than carbs - especially the refined carbs that most of our diets rely on - and allows for faster weight loss. >>BONUS

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Wine Trails: 52 Perfect Weekends in Wine Country (Lonely Planet)

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Pdf:Wine Trails: 52 Perfect Weekends in Wine Country (Lonely Planet).From Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide publisher, Wine Trails, the first book in Lonely Planet's "Perfect Weekends" series, introduces the secret gems in well-known regions such as Napa and Sonoma, Tuscany, Burgundy and Rioja, and also explores off-the-beaten-path regions in Georgia, Greece and beyond. Detailed itineraries recommending the most interesting wineries and the best places to stay and eat in 52 wine regions near major cities make this perfect for travel enthusiasts who enjoy wine. Winemakers offer personal insights into what wines to taste and why they're special and help you to understand a place, its people and their traditions through the wine that is made there. Gorgeous photography, maps and in-the-know authors complete the package. Authors: Lonely Planet, Mark Andrew, Robin Barton, Sarah Bennett, Lee Snider, John Brunton, Bridget Gleeson, Virginia Maxwell, Jeremy Quinn, Helen Ranger, and Luke Waterson. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' -- Fairfax Media 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.

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Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 59 Parks (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 59 Parks (Travel Guide).About the Author Becky Lomax grew up hiking, camping, and skiing in Olympic National Park, North Cascades National Park, and Mt. Rainier National Park (where her dad used to serve as a ranger).During college, she worked summers in Glacier National Park. After teaching high school English for many years outside Seattle, she and her husband moved to Montana, where she served as a hiking and backpacking guide in Glacier, worked at a ski resort, and began to write about the outdoors. She relishes visiting national parks to hike, bike, backpack, kayak, and raft.Through her writing, she advocates for conserving wild places for their unique attributes and the renewal they bring to humans. She has written about hiking trails, historic lodges and roads, camping, paddling, skiing, bicycling, wildlife, wildflowers, birds, and climate change. For magazine stories, she has tagged along with biologists into the field to radio collar bighorn sheep and grizzly bears, even touching the bear's claws and smelling its fur to discover its earthy scent.She has published stories in several national travel magazines including Smithsonian and Backpacker. She also authored Moon Glacier National Park, Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton, and Moon Montana, Wyoming, & Idaho Camping. Read more

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Lonely Planet South America on a shoestring (Travel Guide)

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Pdf:Lonely Planet South America on a shoestring (Travel Guide).#1 best-selling guide to South America * Lonely Planet South America on a Shoestring is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to skip, what hidden discoveries await you, and how to optimize your budget for an extended continental trip. Drift between river towns in the Amazon, shake it in Rio de Janeiro or hustle for traditional crafts in Ecuador all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of South America and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's South America on a Shoestring Travel Guide: Color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Budget-oriented recommendations with honest reviews - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, lifestyle, arts, religion, outdoor activities, cuisine, sports, environment, politics Over 170 maps Covers Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet South America on a Shoestring is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking for just a few of the destinations included in this guide? Check out Lonely Planet Argentina, Brazil or Chile & Easter Island, our most comprehensive guides that cover South America's top sights and offbeat experiences. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Regis St Louis, Sandra Bao, Celeste Brash, Gregor Clark, Alex Egerton, Brian Kluepfel, Tom Masters, Carolyn McCarthy, Kevin Raub, Paul Smith, Phillip Tang, Lucas Vidgen About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. *Best-selling guide to South America. Source: Nielsen BookScan. Australia, UK and USA. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.

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Lonely Planet Southeast Asia on a shoestring (Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Lonely Planet Southeast Asia on a shoestring (Travel Guide)

Pdf:Lonely Planet Southeast Asia on a shoestring (Travel Guide).Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher* Lonely Planet’s Southeast Asia on a Shoestring is your passport to having big experiences on a small budget, offering the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, what hidden discoveries await you and how to optimise your budget for an extended continental trip. Watch the sun rise over Cambodia’s temples of Angkor; hang out, hit the beach and learn to cook in Vietnam’s cosmopolitan, buzzing Hoi An; and kayak around the turquoise waters of Laos’ Si Phan Don. All with your trusted travel companion. Inside Lonely Planet’s Southeast Asia on a Shoestring: Budget-oriented recommendations with honest reviews - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Extensive planning tools and budget calculators Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Cultural insights provide a richer, more rewarding travel experience - covering history, art, literature, cinema, landscapes Colour maps and images throughout Covers Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Singapore, Vietnam Useful features: First Time Southeast Asia, Big Adventures Small Budget, Off the Beaten Track, Border Crossing, Splurge, and Responsible Travel The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Southeast Asia on a shoestringis perfect for budget- and value-conscious travellers taking a big trip, and is packed with amazing sights and experiences, savvy tips and recommendations. After only a few of the destinations in this guide? Check out the relevant Lonely Planet destination guides. These are our most comprehensive titles, designed to immerse you in the culture and help you discover the best sights and get off the beaten track. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. ‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times ‘Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia) *Source: Nielsen BookScan: Australia, UK, USA, 5/2016-4/2017

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Never Built New York

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Pdf:Never Built New York.Review The unfinished fantasy of New York City, this reminds us all, is of a thousand competing ideas canceling one another out ― with envy, greed, destruction and lethargy ― and arriving half by accident at a complicated compromise that everyone can more or less live with, and even come to love. (Will Heinrich The New York Times)Captivating architectural plans that didn't get built give a glimpse of what the Big Apple could have looked like (Clemence Michallon Daily Mail)Sure, New York has plenty of icons ― the Empire State and Chrysler buildings, the Statue of Liberty, Grand Central Terminal. But as this book makes clear, you could create a pretty good city from the schemes that failed. Flipping through it is like taking a trip to that city. (Fred A. Bernstein Introspective Magazine)...leafing through Never Built New York will keep right on provoking gasps at the sheer, lunatic audacity emblazoned on every page. (Justin Davidson New York Magazine)The best architecture and design books of 2016 (Curbed)a gorgeous tome published by Metropolis Books...Perfect for the urbanist, the New York City-dweller, or really anyone―this book is as historically fascinating as it is visually compelling. (Meg Miller fastcodesign.com)If you believe New York City’s ongoing infestation of sliver towers and chain stores is ruining the town you love, you may find some small cheer in knowing how much worse things could be. Never Built New York provides detailed, copiously illustrated accounts of citywide plans spanning a century - a few intriguing, others fanciful, many examples of outright vandalism - that highlight how technological change commercial exigencies, and architectural vanity could combine to distastefully ill effect. (Albert Mobilio Bookforum)Just as compelling as the extraordinary collections of drawings is the vivid language the authors use to tell the projects’ stories. Goldin and Lubell, whose editorial tone ranges from sarcastic to critical, introduce the reader to the people behind these visionary projects, giving us glimpses of their dreams and obsessions. (Guglielmo Mattioli Arch Daily)the impression one gets from flipping through Never Built New York is one of visionary ambition for a city that’s often remained architecturally conservative, partly due to space limitations and partly because of bureaucratic city planning. (Allison Meier Hyperallergic)a unique look at New York through various historical eras, such as the Gilded Age and the mid-20th century. And yet the concepts covered in Never Built New York don’t seem entirely unfamiliar. Indeed, they reveal a concern for the environment and a preoccupation with space that are still on the minds of New York City residents today. (Katie Hiler Science Friday) Read more About the Author Sam Lubell has written seven books about architecture: Never Built New York, Midcentury Modern Architecture Guide, Never Built Los Angeles, Julius Shulman Los Angeles: The Birth of a Modern Metropolis, Paris 2000+, London 2000+ and Living West. He is a contract writer for Wired and has written for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Magazine, New York Magazine, Architect, The Architect’s Newspaper, Architectural Record, Architectural Review, Wallpaper*, Contract and other publications. He co-curated the A+D Architecture and Design Museum, Los Angeles, exhibition Never Built Los Angeles in 2013. He lives in New York City.Greg Goldin is co-author of Never Built Los Angeles (Metropolis Books, 2013) and was co-curator of the exhibition Never Built Los Angeles, which premiered at the A+D Architecture and Design Museum, Los Angeles, in July 2013. He was the recipient of a coveted Getty Research Institute grant for Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A. in 2011. For more than a decade, he was the architecture critic at Los Angeles magazine. His work has appeared in The Los Angeles Times, Architectural Record, Architect’s Newspaper, Rolling Stone, Playboy and dozens of other magazines. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.Architect Daniel Libeskind is an international figure in architecture and urban design. As Principal Design Architect for Studio Libeskind, Mr. Libeskind speaks widely on the art of architecture in universities and professional summits. The Studio has completed buildings that range from museums and concert halls to convention centers, university buildings, hotels, shopping centers and residential towers. His architecture and ideas have been the subject of many articles and exhibitions, influencing the field of architecture and the development of cities and culture. Mr. Libeskind lives in New York with his wife and business partner, Nina Libeskind. Read more

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Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: West Coast USA

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Pdf:Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: West Coast USA.Review As featured in Dwell, Lonely Planet, The Los Angeles Times, Metropolis, San Diego Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle, Sunset, Surface, on Dezeen, Fast Company's Co.Design, Gear Patrol, Lonely Planet, and on AnOther'This book explores 250 architectural landmarks of the West Coast, in stunning photographs and insightful descriptions.'—Gear Patrol'Design lovers with wanderlust will find inspiration in the new book.'—Dwell Online'If you're touring around the West Coast and love design, a new book will lead travellers to 'one of the most fertile regions for the development of Mid-Century Modern architecture'.'—Lonely Planet.com'The West Coast of the USA is studded with architectural gems, from glass-walled pavilions to the historical Salk Institute... Works that merged indoor with outdoor and innovation with democracy, their legacy of modern architecture is both one of style and substance; one of starting over, embracing the future, and the belief that design and technology could overcome nature's hardships, social ills and human suffering... A spectacular new release by Phaidon.'—AnOtherMag.com'The aesthetic of US mid-century modernism was forged along the nation's Pacific Coast. This title, part architectural survey and part travel guide, documents some 250 destinations of mid-century significance from Seattle in the North to San Diego near the border with Mexico... Words by Sam Lubell join photography by Darren Bradley [...] to evoke the glamour, style and optimism of this significant period.'—New Design'A handy guide to exploring the west coast's modernist utopia.'—Co.Design'Expansive yet concise, and a truly smart delight.'—San Francisco Chronicle'This guidebook to the iconic MCM buildings of the West Coast is the perfect topper for that enviable Eames coffee table in your friends' living room.'—Sunset Magazine'An architecture buff's dream road trip.'—Co.Design'Sam Lubell does a great job in luring you into the subject... Hidden in plain sight, this period of modern architecture is an untapped resource for designers in search of inspiration but you've got to know what you're looking at and Lubell's descriptions are as entertaining as they are informative.'—Furniture & Cabinetmaking'The Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide is not only required reading for architecture junkies, it's also a handy tool for stringing together midcentury modern road trips. Author Sam Lubell's evocative descriptions are paired with luscious photos by Darren Bradley and together, they cover all the classics and uncover some hidden gems.'—Curbed LA'From cinemas to houses, bowling alleys and car washes, mid-century architecture is celebrated lovingly in this pocket-sized book.'—Cool Hunting'A must-have guide to one of the most fertile regions for the development of Mid-Century Modern architecture... First-hand descriptions and colour photography transport readers into an era of unparalleled style, glamour, and optimism.'—Grain Edit'A glittering array of architectural gems, ripe for a road trip.'—N by Norwegian'The graphically engaging, fact-filled flexibound book is easy to take with you wherever you go.'—The Oregonian'This book is a needed addition to your library-whether you wind your way along Route 1, or travel the coast in your armchair.'—Society of Architectural Historians/Southern California Chapter Read more About the Author Sam Lubell was the West Coast editor of The Architect's Newspaper for eight years, covering architecture from Southern California to Seattle. He has written for The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times, among many others.Darren Bradley is a Southern California-based architectural photographer and lecturer, active in the preservation of Mid-Century Modern architecture. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including large-format books and magazines such as Architectural Record, Domus, and Dwell. Read more

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Gunman's Feud (1920) (Active Table of Contents)

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Pdf:Gunman's Feud (1920) (Active Table of Contents).One of the most prolific writers ever, Max Brand (1892 – 1944) is considered the world's most celebrated writer of Westerns---a virtual Shakespeare of the Western Range. For Old West adventure it can't get any better than Max Brand.In 1920 Max Brand published "Gunman's Feud" effectively and realistically portraying the early struggles encountered in establishing law and order on the Western Range. ContentsI. THE BEQUESTII. THE HOME MAKERIII. THE CRISISIV. THE TRAILV. FENCINGVI. REMINISCENCEVII. JEREMIAH, SON OF HANKVIII. THE TESTIX. A CALL FOR SILENCEX. BRAINWORKXI. REVELATIONXII. THE CLEWXIII. SOUL TALKXIV. POKER TREESXV. THE HOUSE OF LANGLEYXVI. JEWELRYXVII. SENOR GUZMANXVIII. THE KEYXIX. DAWNXX. KISMETXXI. THE RISING SUNXXII. THE LETTERXXIII. THE SHERIFFXXIV. END OF THE TRAILXXV. EPILOGUE

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Pioneer Days in the Southwest from 1850 to 1879: Thrilling Descriptions of Buffalo Hunting, Indian Fighting and Massacres, Cowboy Life and Home Building (1909)

Pdf Travel Pioneer Days in the Southwest from 1850 to 1879: Thrilling Descriptions of Buffalo Hunting, Indian Fighting and Massacres, Cowboy Life and Home Building (1909)

Pdf:Pioneer Days in the Southwest from 1850 to 1879: Thrilling Descriptions of Buffalo Hunting, Indian Fighting and Massacres, Cowboy Life and Home Building (1909)."Charles Goodnight is perhaps more extensively known than any other western ranchman, cattle owner, and pioneer."Our imagination has been fired by such pioneer names as Boone, Kenton and the Wetzels in the pioneer days in Kentucky, and later farther west on the great plains and the Rocky Mountains we have other historical names, Kit Carson, Buffalo Bill (Cody), Payne and others, but very little has ever been written about the great southwest, where the Indian tribes of the prairie made their last struggle for supremacy, and where they had conflict with the first settlers and pioneers, who with all they held dear on earth, hewed out homes for themselves and the coming generations amid the most indescribable dangers from their foes. Pioneer Days is written by the rank and file who were the true heroes and heroines, who suffered and gave their lives and the lives of those near and dear to them, in order to lay the foundation for future happy homes, peace and prosperity. The writers of this book were the small remnant yet left who were the actual participators in these early struggles, and they give their experiences, unadorned, without any claim to literary merit; for the writers were by then old. When you read their simple statements of facts of Indian conflicts, of terrible suffering and privations, so unassumingly told by them, it is only fitting that those who have had the advantage of schools and Christianity, and refinement, of which they were almost entirely deprived, to cover their rough and often ungrammatical sentences with the cloak of Christian charity, and interline them with garlands of flowers and chivalry which truly belongs to them. With contributions from Charles Goodnight (1836-1929), Emanuel Dubbs (1843–1932), and John A. Hart (1790–1840), the 1909 book "Pioneer Days in the Southwest" gives unadorned truths and conditions that fortunately have passed out forever. A great portion is devoted to the life of Charles Goodnight the first pioneer of the Texas Panhandle. No history of pioneer days would be complete without the name of Charles Goodnight. While Mr. Goodnight has a state and national reputation, the people of the Panhandle of Texas feel that they are especially honored in owning him as a citizen, and he and his estimable wife had, and now hold a place in the hearts of old timers as well as later settlers, that would cause the people to condemn any writer who failed to give to them that mete of praise which they so richly deserve, and place their name at the head of the highly honored galaxy of heroes who contended with and finally overcame every obstacle and danger of a country entirely given over to lawlessness at the time of their advent.These histories generally took place in the present-day states of Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, and New Mexico.

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Mallmann on Fire: 100 Inspired Recipes to Grill Anytime, Anywhere

Pdf Travel Mallmann on Fire: 100 Inspired Recipes to Grill Anytime, Anywhere

Pdf:Mallmann on Fire: 100 Inspired Recipes to Grill Anytime, Anywhere.Review “Culinary genius. . . . The 100 recipes are, by and large, flavor bombs that are relatively easy to put together . . . producing delicious, beautiful dishes.” —Wall Street Journal   “Simple-yet-ingenious takes on vegetables.” —Fine Cooking   “Primal, fascinating and terribly elegant stuff.” —Houston Chronicle   “The story delivers the very heart of Mallmann’s message—use a few fresh ingredients and the proper application of fire to create a deeply satisfying meal.” —Austin Chronicle “Make[s] Mallmann’s larger-than-life approach to outdoor cooking accessible on a household scale. . . . This beautiful book is both travelogue and outdoor cooking handbook. If you find yourself tamping down feelings of envy about Mallmann’s footloose, relaxed yet exciting lifestyle, you won’t be alone. Just face it. We can’t all grill fish on a remote beach in Patagonia. But we can let Mallmann help us do it in our own back yards.” —Miami Herald “He’s the master of smoke and char.” —Dan Barber “No one grills better! Francis is a purist and an inspiration.” —Alice Waters “I would travel a thousand miles just hoping for a taste.” —Mario Batali Read more About the Author Francis Mallmann is the reigning star of food television in the Spanish-speaking world, and the most famous and popular chef in South America. His restaurants include Siete Fuegos at The Vines Resort & Spa in Argentina’s wine country; Patagonia Sur in Buenos Aires; El Garzón in Uruguay; and 1884 Restauranté in Mendoza, Argentina (named one of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants). In the fall of 2015, he will open a U.S. restaurant at the Faena Hotel in Miami, Florida. USA Today and The Times (U.K.) have named his restaurants among the top 10 places to eat in the world. Most recently, Mallmann was the subject of the Netflix documentary series Chef’s Table. Read more

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Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

Pdf Travel Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

Pdf:Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen.Color:Paperback Review 'A tale so mind-blowing as to be the stuff of legend.' —The Denver Post'McDougall's book reminded me of why I love to run.' —Bill Rodgers, San Francisco Chronicle'Fascinating. . . . Thrilling. . . . An operatic ode to the joys of running.' —The Washington Post “It’s a great book. . . . A really gripping read. . . .Unbelievable story . . . a really phenomenal book.” —Jon Stewart on The Daily Show'One of the most entertaining running books ever.' —Amby Burfoot, Runnersworld.com “Equal parts quest, physiology treatise, and running history. . . . [McDougall] seeks to learn the secrets of the Tarahumara the old-fashioned way: He tracks them down. . . . The climactic race reads like a sprint. . . . It simply makes you want to run.” —Outside Magazine “McDougall recounts his quest to understand near superhuman ultra-runners with adrenaline pumped writing, humor and a distinct voice...he never lets go from his impassioned mantra that humans were born to run.” —NPR “Born to Run is a fascinating and inspiring true adventure story, based on humans pushing themselves to the limits. It’s destined to become a classic.”–Sir Ranulph Fiennes, author of Mad, Bad and Dangerous To Know “Equal parts hilarity, explanation and earnestness—whisks the reader along on a compelling dash to the end, and along the way captures the sheer joy that a brisk run brings.” —Science News “Born to Run is funny, insightful, captivating, and a great and beautiful discovery.” —Lynne Cox, author of Swimming to Antarctica “A page-turner, taking the reader on an epic journey in search of the world’s greatest distance runners in an effort to uncover the secrets of their endurance.” —The Durango Herald “Driven by an intense yet subtle curiosity, Christopher McDougall gamely treads across the continent to pierce the soul and science of long-distance running.”—Hampton Sides, author of Blood and Thunder and Ghost Soldiers Read more About the Author Christopher McDougall is the author of Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Super Athletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen and Natural Born Heroes: Mastering the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance.  He began his career as an overseas correspondent for the Associated Press, covering wars in Rwanda and Angola. He now lives and writes (and runs, swims, climbs, and bear-crawls) among the Amish farms around his home in rural Pennsylvania.Christopher McDougall is available for select readings and lectures. To inquire about a possible appearance, please contact Random House Speakers Bureau at [email protected] or visit www.rhspeakers.com. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Birds of Texas Field Guide (Bird Identification Guides)

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Pdf:Birds of Texas Field Guide (Bird Identification Guides).About the Author Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 175 field guides, nature books, children’s books, wildlife audio CDs, puzzles and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti in the United States. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 25 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations. Stan can be followed on Facebook and Twitter. He can be contacted via www.naturesmart.com. Read more

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Birds Of Florida Field Guide

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Pdf:Birds Of Florida Field Guide.Review Birds' great field BOOK By NINA GILFERT Daily Commercial Staff Writer Stan Tekiela, a naturalist and author, columnist and radio personality has put together a great little field guide called Birds of Florida. If you are a bird watcher you should have this book. The 'Birds of Florida' field guide is a small book, about 4/1/2' by 6,' just the right size to slip in the pocket of your jeans. Every page has beautiful, full- color photographs of Florida birds, There are 140 species of only Florida birds in this little book It contains an easy to use color guide so-thit- if you see a yellow bird you just go to the yellow-bird section to identify it. Bird Watching is the largest spectator sport in America. This little field guide will help you identify and learn about most any bird you happen to see in the state. More than 480 different species have been, recorded in Florida. Tekiela has included the species most commonly seen. Florida is one of the best places in the country to observe birds. The weather and water are the main things that attract so many birds to this state. The book also includes tips on bird watching, how to identify different birds, what to look for to tell one bird from another. It contains information on birds habits, nest building and range maps. It gives the novice information on bird basics, the parts of a bird that will-help you identify them. Whether your a beginrier, a bird-watcher wanna-be, or simply curious about some pesky bird that is showing up in your back yard, you will enjoy this book. The photographs are all of live birds, except the female indigo bunting so they are authentic. Stan Tekiela writes a syndicated nature column and appears on a syndicated nature radio show. He has authored other books, including 'Nature Smart,' 'Start Mushrooming' and 'Plantworks.' 'Birds of Florida' was published by Adventure Publications of Cambridge, MN. It is available in local bookstores, gift stores or directly throug, hAdventure Publications for $14.95 plus $2 shipping and handling at 820 Cleveland St S, Cambridge, MN 55008 or call toll free (800) 678 7006.--GILFERT NINA'Daily Commerical' (08/01/2001) Read more About the Author Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 175 field guides, nature books, children’s books, wildlife audio CDs, puzzles and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti in the United States. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 25 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations. Stan can be followed on Facebook and Twitter. He can be contacted via www.naturesmart.com. Read more

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds, Western Region

Pdf Travel National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds, Western Region

Pdf:National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds, Western Region.Amazon.com Review A favorite of birdwatchers (especially those who prefer photographs to illustrations), this field guide, revised for 2000, accounts for the 544 bird species that live in the region west of the Great Plains. The clearly printed color photographs capture birds at rest and in flight; preceded by black-and-white silhouettes, the plates are organized by visually based, intuitive categories--'hawk-like birds,' 'pigeon-like birds,' and 'perching birds,' for example--that make on-the-fly identification a fairly simple matter. The images are matched by clearly written text that describes a given bird, gives an approximation of its voice, and details its habitat, range, nests, and behavior. Sized to fit in a jacket or backpack pocket, this is a valuable companion for any birding outing in the region. --Gregory McNamee Read more From the Inside Flap Introduced in 1977 and completely revised in 1994, these bestselling photographic field guides have become the birding bibles of more than four million enthusiasts. Virtually every bird found in North America is brought to life in a full-color photograph and with textual information on the bird's voice, nesting habits, habitat, range, and interesting behaviors. Accompanying range maps; overhead flight silhouettes; sections on bird-watching, accidental species, and endangered birds make these the most comprehensive field guides to birds available. Note: the Western Edition covers the Rocky Mountain range and all the states to the west of it, while the Eastern Edition generally covers states east of the Rocky Mountains. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Birds of the Carolinas Field Guide, Second Edition: Companion to Birds of the Carolinas Audio CDs

Pdf Travel Birds of the Carolinas Field Guide, Second Edition: Companion to Birds of the Carolinas Audio CDs

Pdf:Birds of the Carolinas Field Guide, Second Edition: Companion to Birds of the Carolinas Audio CDs.Review The Words Beneath The Wing By Jeff Eason The new generation of birding books makes the older field guides look dusty old school texts. Advances in digital and film photography equipment, printing resources and the ability to incorporate detailed sidebars and graphics on a single page make the new guides a requirement for any serious birder. Birds of the Carolinas Field Guide by Stan Tekiela (2nd edition) is out now and published by Adventure Publications, Inc. It is the companion to Birds of the Carolinas Audio CDs. Birds of the Carolinas Field Guide. Tekiela's Birds of the Carolinas is probably the better choice for birders who want a book to take with them on hikes and camping trips. The reason for that is simple: size. At 4 1/2 ' x 6' and less than a pound, it puts a world of information into your backpack or jacket pocket. Its 345 pages are efficiently divided with a full-page color photo of a bird on the left-hand side and details of the same species on the right-hand side. A small map of the Carolinas on the right-hand side also shows the reader where he or she might find the species in our states during the winter, summer, migration and nesting seasons. The first thing a birder's going to rely on when using a field guide are the photos. Tekiela's guide features crisp shots of the birds in their natural habitat with a keen eye for color balancing. Nothing can screw up the identification process as quickly as a bad or misleading photo and in that regard Birds of the Carolinas should be considered tops in its field. It also divides its species in chapters based on primary color, something that appeals to some birders while others prefer divisions based on species or habitat. Other details of Tekiela's book include a comparative guide to help birders with 'look-alike' spiecies and interesting tidbits on area birds. But it is the photos that make this book one of the best on the shelves today. Birds of the Carolinas is available in paperback at area bookstores and at Fred's General Mercantile on Beech Mountain for $14.95--JEFF EASON'Avery Journal' (06/06/2006) Read more About the Author Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 175 field guides, nature books, children’s books, wildlife audio CDs, puzzles and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti in the United States. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 25 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations. Stan can be followed on Facebook and Twitter. He can be contacted via www.naturesmart.com. Read more

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Birds of California Field Guide (Bird Identification Guides)

Pdf Travel Birds of California Field Guide (Bird Identification Guides)

Pdf:Birds of California Field Guide (Bird Identification Guides).About the Author Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 175 field guides, nature books, children’s books, wildlife audio CDs, puzzles and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti in the United States. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 25 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations. Stan can be followed on Facebook and Twitter. He can be contacted via www.naturesmart.com. Read more

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Birds of Georgia Field Guide

Pdf Travel Birds of Georgia Field Guide

Pdf:Birds of Georgia Field Guide.About the Author Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 175 field guides, nature books, children’s books, wildlife audio CDs, puzzles and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti in the United States. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 25 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations. Stan can be followed on Facebook and Twitter. He can be contacted via www.naturesmart.com. Read more

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Moon 101 Great Hikes San Francisco Bay Area (Moon Outdoors)

Pdf Travel Moon 101 Great Hikes San Francisco Bay Area (Moon Outdoors)

Pdf:Moon 101 Great Hikes San Francisco Bay Area (Moon Outdoors).About the Author Ann Marie Brown is a dedicated California outdoorswoman who hikes, camps, and bikes more than 150 days each year. She is the author of 16 books with Moon, including several outdoors titles--Moon Yosemite, Moon California Waterfalls, and Moon Northern California Biking--and is the co-author of Moon California Hiking with Tom Stienstra. Her work has also appeared in Sunset, VIA, and California magazines.Ann Marie lives in South Lake Tahoe. A complete list of her books can be found at annmariebrown.com. Read more

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The New York Times Easy Crossword Puzzle Omnibus Volume 13: 200 Solvable Puzzles from the Pages of The New York Times

Pdf Travel The New York Times Easy Crossword Puzzle Omnibus Volume 13: 200 Solvable Puzzles from the Pages of The New York Times

Pdf:The New York Times Easy Crossword Puzzle Omnibus Volume 13: 200 Solvable Puzzles from the Pages of The New York Times.About the Author WILL SHORTZ, puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993, also founded and directs the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and the World Puzzle Championship. He is the Puzzlemaster for NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday.” Shortz lives in Pleasantville, New York. Read more

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The New York Times Greatest Hits of Tuesday Crossword Puzzles: 100 Easy Puzzles

Pdf Travel The New York Times Greatest Hits of Tuesday Crossword Puzzles: 100 Easy Puzzles

Pdf:The New York Times Greatest Hits of Tuesday Crossword Puzzles: 100 Easy Puzzles.About the Author WILL SHORTZ, puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993, also founded and directs the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and the World Puzzle Championship. He is the Puzzlemaster for NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday.” Shortz lives in Pleasantville, New York. Read more

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The New York Times Mini Crosswords, Volume 1: 150 Easy Fun-Sized Puzzles

Pdf Travel The New York Times Mini Crosswords, Volume 1: 150 Easy Fun-Sized Puzzles

Pdf:The New York Times Mini Crosswords, Volume 1: 150 Easy Fun-Sized Puzzles.About the Author JOEL FAGLIANO is the digital puzzles editor at The New York Times. He also works as the assistant to Will Shortz on the print puzzles. He's a 2014 graduate of Pomona College, with a major in Linguistics and Cognitive Science. Joel lives in New York City. Read more

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The New York Times Super Sunday Crosswords Volume 2: 50 Sunday Puzzles

Pdf Travel The New York Times Super Sunday Crosswords Volume 2: 50 Sunday Puzzles

Pdf:The New York Times Super Sunday Crosswords Volume 2: 50 Sunday Puzzles.About the Author WILL SHORTZ, puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993, also founded and directs the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and the World Puzzle Championship. He is the Puzzlemaster for NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday.” Shortz lives in Pleasantville, New York. Read more

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The New York Times Hardest Crosswords Volume 3: 50 Friday and Saturday Puzzles to Challenge Your Brain

Pdf Travel The New York Times Hardest Crosswords Volume 3: 50 Friday and Saturday Puzzles to Challenge Your Brain

Pdf:The New York Times Hardest Crosswords Volume 3: 50 Friday and Saturday Puzzles to Challenge Your Brain.About the Author WILL SHORTZ, puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993, also founded and directs the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and the World Puzzle Championship. He is the Puzzlemaster for NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday.” Shortz lives in Pleasantville, New York. Read more

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Simon & Schuster Mega Crossword Puzzle Book #15 (S&S Mega Crossword Puzzles)

Pdf Travel Simon & Schuster Mega Crossword Puzzle Book #15 (S&S Mega Crossword Puzzles)

Pdf:Simon & Schuster Mega Crossword Puzzle Book #15 (S&S Mega Crossword Puzzles).About the Author John M. Samson is an expert crossword puzzle constructor and editor. His crosswords have been published in leading magazines and newspapers across the country, including The New York Times. He lives in upstate New York. John’s favorite published crossword is his three-page centerfold for Golf Digest featuring pictures of past US Open winners. John’s puzzles have appeared in unconventional settings: on cereal boxes, a rock band’s album cover, and the side of a three-story brick building. A jigsaw puzzle for US Congress members, a crossword in the shape of the H. J. Heinz keystone logo, and another in the shape of an Absolut Vodka bottle were memorable design challenges. John has been honored to construct special birthday puzzles for Lee Iacocca, F. Lee Bailey, Ed Ruscha, Keith Hernandez, Frank Sinatra, James Stewart, and Harry Connick Jr., and framed fan letters from Stephen King and Frank Sinatra hang proudly in his upstate New York office. Read more

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The New York Times Greatest Hits of Wednesday Crossword Puzzles: 100 Medium Puzzles

Pdf Travel The New York Times Greatest Hits of Wednesday Crossword Puzzles: 100 Medium Puzzles

Pdf:The New York Times Greatest Hits of Wednesday Crossword Puzzles: 100 Medium Puzzles.About the Author WILL SHORTZ, puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993, also founded and directs the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and the World Puzzle Championship. He is the Puzzlemaster for NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday.” Shortz lives in Pleasantville, New York. Read more

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The New York Times Mini Crosswords, Volume 2: 150 Easy Fun-Sized Puzzles

Pdf Travel The New York Times Mini Crosswords, Volume 2: 150 Easy Fun-Sized Puzzles

Pdf:The New York Times Mini Crosswords, Volume 2: 150 Easy Fun-Sized Puzzles.About the Author JOEL FAGLIANO is the digital puzzles editor at The New York Times. He also works as the assistant to Will Shortz on the print puzzles. He’s a 2014 graduate of Pomona College, with a major in Linguistics and Cognitive Science. Joel lives in New York City. Read more

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A Thousand Days in Venice: An Unexpected Romance

Pdf Travel A Thousand Days in Venice: An Unexpected Romance

Pdf:A Thousand Days in Venice: An Unexpected Romance.Fernando first sees Marlena across the Piazza San Marco and falls in love from afar. When he sees her again in a Venice café a year later, he knows it is fate. He knows little English; she, a divorced American chef traveling through Italy, speaks only food-based Italian. Marlena thought she was done with romantic love, incapable of intimacy. Yet within months of their first meeting, she has quit her job, sold her house in St. Louis, kissed her two grown sons good-bye, and moved to Venice to marry “the stranger,” as she calls Fernando. This deliciously satisfying memoir is filled with the foods and flavors of Italy and peppered with culinary observations and recipes. But the main course here is an enchanting true story about a woman who falls in love with both a man and a city, and finally finds the home she didn’t even know she was missing.

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The Japanese Mind: Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture

Pdf Travel The Japanese Mind: Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture

Pdf:The Japanese Mind: Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture.Review 'Although it can also be used as a textbook, this collection of essays about a wide variety of Japanese cultural concepts, such as Bushido and Wabi-Sabi, also contains useful information for those wanting a better understanding of Japanese society.' —Library Journal'When I first saw The Japanese Mind, I assumed it would be similar to Takeo Doi's The Anatomy of Dependence. They're actually quite different. Doi's book focuses on the Japanese concept of emotional dependence, but The Japanese Mind gives an on-the-ground view of a wide range of topics in a way that would be more useful to newcomers who are getting established. Doi's book should be on the reading list too, but a little later. All of the essays in The Japanese Mind are excellent. The authors do a great job of representing their country and what they want for it domestically and globally. Students of Japanese studies, as well as casual readers, will learn a lot.' — Japan Reference Read more From the Inside Flap Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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China - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Pdf Travel China - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Pdf:China - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture.About the Author Kathy Flower has worked in France, Russia, and China as a BBC radio and TV producer, writer, teacher, and trainer. She lived in Beijing for two years and co-presented China’s first ever English-language teaching series, Follow Me, on Chinese TV. The series ran every night for six years and she became known to millions of Chinese viewers as laoshi, or “teacher.” She has been back to China many times since and seen firsthand the extraordinary changes there. Read more

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Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica (P.S.)

Pdf Travel Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica (P.S.)

Pdf:Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica (P.S.).About the Author Zora Neale Hurston was a novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist. An author of four novels (Jonah’s Gourd Vine, 1934; Their Eyes Were Watching God, 1937; Moses, Man of the Mountain, 1939; and Seraph on the Suwanee, 1948); two books of folklore (Mules and Men, 1935, and Tell My Horse, 1938); an autobiography (Dust Tracks on a Road, 1942); and over fifty short stories, essays, and plays. She attended Howard University, Barnard College and Columbia University, and was a graduate of Barnard College in 1927. She was born on January 7, 1891, in Notasulga, Alabama, and grew up in Eatonville, Florida. She died in Fort Pierce, in 1960.  In 1973, Alice Walker had a headstone placed at her gravesite with this epitaph: “Zora Neale Hurston: A Genius of the South.”  Read more

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The Bonjour Effect: The Secret Codes of French Conversation Revealed

Pdf Travel The Bonjour Effect: The Secret Codes of French Conversation Revealed

Pdf:The Bonjour Effect: The Secret Codes of French Conversation Revealed.Jean-Benoît Nadeau and Julie Barlow spent a decade traveling back and forth to Paris as well as living there. Yet one important lesson never seemed to sink in: how to communicate comfortably with the French, even when you speak their language. In The Bonjour Effect, Jean-Benoît and Julie chronicle the lessons they learned after they returned to France to live, for a year, with their twin daughters. They offer up all the lessons they learned and explain, in a book as fizzy as a bottle of the finest French champagne, the most important aspect of all: the French don't communicate; they converse. To understand and speak French well, one must understand that French conversation runs on a set of rules that go to the heart of French culture. Why do the French like talking about "the decline of France"? Why does broaching a subject like money end all discussion? Why do the French become so aroused debating the merits and qualities of their own language? Through encounters with school principals, city hall civil servants, gas company employees, old friends, and business acquaintances, Julie and Jean-Benoît explain why, culturally and historically, conversation with the French is not about communicating or being nice. It's about being interesting.

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French: Short Stories for Intermediate Level

Pdf Travel French: Short Stories for Intermediate Level

Pdf:French: Short Stories for Intermediate Level.Improve your listening comprehension and make learning new vocabulary so much easier with seven French short stories. By learning this way you will be able to: Understand grammar concepts without the monotonous chore of memorizing rules Grasp new vocabulary that you can immediately put to use in everyday conversations Practice your listening skills with the stories narrated by a native French speaker Familiarize yourself with spoken French. Each story is recorded in three different ways: A slow version to help beginners improve their pronunciation A normal and natural speed for intermediate and advanced learners A normal version with the English glossaries

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French Phrasebook: +1400 French Phrases to Travel in France with Confidence!

Pdf Travel French Phrasebook: +1400 French Phrases to Travel in France with Confidence!

Pdf:French Phrasebook: +1400 French Phrases to Travel in France with Confidence!.Cover all possible scenarios you may encounter in France from your arrival in the airport up to some unfortunate ones (sickness for example).  1400+ words/expressions in French/English and English pronunciation.  Order the right food with the menu helper: A huge list (more than 600 words) of vocabulary/dishes translated to English and phonetics! 

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French Short Stories for Intermediate Level: French Short Stories, Volume 3

Pdf Travel French Short Stories for Intermediate Level: French Short Stories, Volume 3

Pdf:French Short Stories for Intermediate Level: French Short Stories, Volume 3.Improve your listening comprehension and make learning new vocabulary so much easier with seven French short stories. Introducing a fun and effective method of learning French. When you can't slip away from daily life to immerse yourself in a French-speaking country, listening to French stories is the next best thing.By learning this way, you will be able to:Understand grammar concepts without the monotonous chore of memorizing rulesGrasp new vocabulary that you can immediately put to use in everyday conversations, andPractice your listening skills with the stories narrated by a native French speakerFamiliarize yourself with spoken French. The over ten hours of audio recorded by French native speakers will drastically improve your pronunciation. Each story is recorded in several ways:Female voiceMale voiceVocabulary audio flash-cardNo more need for a dictionary. Each story is broken down with a French and English glossary to introduce you to the words and phrases you might not understand. This removes any painful back-and-forth process of continually searching for definitions or translations.Ideal for beginner and intermediate level. The stories are written for new French learners, but a basic understanding of French is recommended for maximum enjoyment and effectiveness of the lessons. Perfect for anyone who wants to brush up on their French.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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French: Learn French For Beginners Including French Grammar, French Short Stories and 1000+ French Phrases

Pdf Travel French: Learn French For Beginners Including French Grammar, French Short Stories and 1000+ French Phrases

Pdf:French: Learn French For Beginners Including French Grammar, French Short Stories and 1000+ French Phrases.If you want to learn French fast and in a variety of fun ways that actually work then keep reading...Most people don't have a huge amount of extra time to spend learning a new language. Could you be one of them?You see, most people make the same mistakes when learning French and this is causing their progress to stagnate. The problem is that they are only sticking to one way of learning French.But now, you can maximize your chances of learning French in less time compared to reading boring textbooks. Introducing: French: Learn French For Beginners Including French Grammar, French Short Stories and 1000+ French Phrases.This book includes three comprehensive French manuscripts in one book: French: An Essential Guide to French Language LearningFrench Short Stories: 8 Simple and Captivating Stories for Effective French Learning for BeginnersFrench Phrase Book: The Ultimate French Phrase Book for Traveling in France Including Over 1000 Phrases for Accommodations, Eating, Traveling, Shopping, and MoreNot only will you learn grammar, but you'll also increase comprehension and grow your French vocabulary while enjoying yourself.Here's just a glimpse of what you will learn in part 1 of this audiobook: The French alphabetThe verbs of group 1-3ConjugationAnd much moreIn part 2, you will get nine simple and captivating short stories that will ignite your imagination so you can learn French quickly and easily. In part 3 you will get French phrases for: PronunciationEssentials and basicsTransportAccommodationMoneyRent and car drivingThe doctorAnd moreSo if you want to avoid wasting too much of your time "trying" to learn French, and actually start learning it in one of the most efficient ways possible, buy this audiobook now!PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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Sailing Alone Around the World

Pdf Travel Sailing Alone Around the World

Pdf:Sailing Alone Around the World.Challenged by an expert who said it couldn't be done, Joshua Slocum, a fearless New England sea captain, set out in April 1895 to prove that a man could sail alone around the world. A little over three years and forty-six thousand miles later, the proof was complete. This is Slocum's own account of his remarkable adventures during the historic voyage of the Spray. Whether Slocum was more accomplished as a writer or sailor is hard to say. His writing style is fast paced, witty, and exhilarating, an absorbing match to his harrowing adventures - adventures that included being chased by Moorish pirates off Gibraltar; escaping a fleet of hostile canoes; being submerged by a great wave off the Patagonian coast; an encounter with Black Pedro, "the worst murderer in Tierra del Fuego"; and foiling a nocturnal attack by savages by strewing carpet tacks on the Spray's deck. Captain Joshua Slocum (1844-1909) was the first person to circle the globe alone entirely by sea. This remarkable achievement made Slocum the most famous North American sailor of all time.

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Moon Bermuda (Travel Guide)

Pdf Travel Moon Bermuda (Travel Guide)

Pdf:Moon Bermuda (Travel Guide).About the Author Born to British immigrants, journalist Rosemary Jones grew up in Bermuda and still calls the island home, though she has also lived in Toronto, Madrid, Paris, Costa Rica, and the Caribbean.For more than a decade, Rosemary has been editorial director of Brimstone Media Ltd., a Bermuda-based company she launched with her journalist husband to produce and package books, magazines, museum exhibits, films, and other creative ventures. She is a contributor to People and Islands, has worked for the Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, and Broadcast News/Canadian Press, and has been published in numerous North American newspapers and magazines. She is also a former editor of The Bermudian magazine, and has written several history books about the island, including Hall of History: Bermuda's Story in Art, Bermuda: Five Centuries for Young People, and Bermuda: Five Centuries-winner of the Bermuda Literary Award for Non-Fiction.Rosemary lives in Paget, Bermuda with her husband, their son, and four cats. See her Instagram at @rosebermuda. Read more

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The Gardens of the National Trust for Scotland

Pdf Travel The Gardens of the National Trust for Scotland

Pdf:The Gardens of the National Trust for Scotland.From Booklist Glimmering flower borders and clipped geometric parterres spill forth from the pages of Greenoak and Chapple's lavishly illustrated chronicle of dozens of properties held and maintained by Scotland's National Trust. Each entry presents a good measure of historical background, drawing the reader in with vivid descriptions that impart an essential sense of place within the geography of Scotland. Equally lively is the treatment of unique design elements, from garden settings surrounding castles perched on hilltops to the architecture of a charming town house. Sweeps of magical Himalayan blue poppies, naturally vibrant waterfalls, and picturesque man-made stonework emerge in beautiful and varied landscapes, captured here in sublime photographs. In addition, vintage images of gardeners and property owners provide compelling reminders of the energy and dedication necessary for the initial creation of such exemplary estates and beloved cottages. A fine choice for fans of garden travel, Anglophiles, and green thumbs. Alice JoyceCopyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved Read more Review “A fine choice for fans of garden travel, Anglophiles, and green thumbs.” -- BOOKLIST Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Gardens of the National Trust

Pdf Travel Gardens of the National Trust

Pdf:Gardens of the National Trust.About the Author Stephen Lacey is a garden writer, a lecturer, a broadcaster, and a long-standing columnist and feature writer for the Daily Telegraph. He contributes to many other publications including Horticulture Magazine, House and Garden, and the RHS Journal. His books include Real Gardening, Scent in Your Garden, and The Startling Jungle. Read more

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111 Gardens in London That You Shouldn't Miss

Pdf Travel 111 Gardens in London That You Shouldn't Miss

Pdf:111 Gardens in London That You Shouldn't Miss.About the Author Kirstin von Glasow is a writer and filmmaker living in Cologne and London. She has written scripts for award-winning feature films and documentaries, made numerous short films and curated a science exhibition. She is also the author and photographer of 111 Shops In London You Shouldn t Miss and 111 Coffee Shops In London That You Must Not Miss. Read more

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Guide to Colorado Backroads & 4-Wheel-Drive Trails, 3rd Edition

Pdf Travel Guide to Colorado Backroads & 4-Wheel-Drive Trails, 3rd Edition

Pdf:Guide to Colorado Backroads & 4-Wheel-Drive Trails, 3rd Edition.From the Back Cover The 100 trails in this book may be the best batch ever put together in one place. Whether you are a newcomer to 4-wheeling or an experienced veteran, you are sure to have fun. In fact, we guarantee it. The Trails are grouped into seven key areas in the heart of Colorado's most beautiful high country. Most are convenient to Denver and the Front Range. A color format makes planning your next adventure simpler than ever. Easy, moderate, and difficult routes are color coded, while symbols quickly show kinds of vehicles allowed on each trail. This includes unlicensed UTVs, ATVs and dirt bikes.A separate mileage log ties numbered locations along the route to a custom map and 'Aerial Terrain' view. GPS coordinates are provided for each numbered location. Included are reverse mileages for all trails and historical highlights.All this is supported by an active Web site, which includes free trail updates, GPS downloads and an e-mail newsletter. Read more About the Author Charles (Chuck) Wells bought his first 4-wheel-drive SUV in 1993, and he had no idea how it would change his life. Like most SUV owners in Colorado, he bought the vehicle primarily for winter driving. But one summer day, he saw an intriguing dirt road that headed into the mountains. Off he went on his first real trip beyond the pavement. It was so much fun, he searched for other roads to duplicate the experience. Many more trips followed. As his confidence grew, he ventured farther and farther into the backcountry. He realized he needed some guidance, so he bought every guidebook and map he could find. Unfortunately, most of the information was vague, incomplete or inaccurate. He continued to get lost, run into places too difficult for his vehicle and waste time on boring roads. This frustration led him to write his first book, Guide to Colorado Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails, in 1998. Sales took off, immediately. Within a year, he quit his job and started FunTreks Publishing. Many years later, Wells has published eleven books (two were replaced by new editions). His books include easy and moderate routes for stock SUVs, difficult trails for serious 4-wheelers and trails for unlicensed vehicles (ATVs, UTVs and dirt bikes). Today his books are standard equipment for thousands of motorized adventurers. He strongly promotes responsible use of public lands.Charles continues to scout most of the trails and spends a great deal of time traveling in his motorhome. His books presently cover Colorado, Utah, Arizona and California. More states are planned. Wells graduated from Ohio State University in 1969 with a degree in graphic design. After practicing design in Ohio, he moved to Colorado Springs in 1980 and worked 18 years in the printing business. He and his wife, Beverly, have two adult children and 4 grandchildren. They now live in Monument, CO, close to their business. Matt (PT) Peterson got into 4-wheeling in 2000 after graduating from college. He built several off-road 4x4s starting with bolt parts, and later progressed to custom-built, off-road buggies. Wanting to share his new pastime, he and a few friends started their own 4-wheel-drive club in Michigan and the club is still going strong today. He has always had an interest in exploring less-traveled roads and was overjoyed when he moved to Colorado in 2003.He worked many years as a graphic designer and computer technician, then joined FunTreks in 2008. He currently scouts trails, then helps Wells write and produce the books. Peterson graduated from Bethel College in 2000 with a degree in graphic design. He met his wife, Cassie, soon after moving to Colorado. Together, they enjoy camping and other outdoor activities in Colorado's enormous backyard. Read more

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Angel in Black: Remembering Dale Earnhardt Sr.

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Pdf:Angel in Black: Remembering Dale Earnhardt Sr..About the Author Thomas Gillispie is a veteran sportswriter who has covered auto racing, among other sports, for many years, most recently as a contributing sportswriter for the Winston-Salem Journal. He has also written for numerous auto-racing publications such as Auto World Weekly, Stock Car Racing Magazine, and Speedway Illustrated. He lives in Kernersville, North Carolina, and was a neighbor of Dale Earnhardt. Read more

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California Trails Northern Sierra Region

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Pdf:California Trails Northern Sierra Region.This handy 6x9 guidebook is a new, full color volume that navigates 1,310 miles of backcountry trails in California, near the towns of Sacramento (east), Red Bluff (east), Truckee, South Lake Tahoe, Sonora, Susanville, Chico, Oroville, Yuba City, Placerville, Stockton (east), Jackson, and Sonora. See ghost towns, old mines and mill workings, old railroads and stage lines along the 55 off-road trails. Directions include GPS coordinates and all trails are rated for difficulty, mileage, driving time, remoteness and more. Descriptions highlight places to camp, hike, mountain bike, fish, and sightsee. Histories recount the days of the Wild West.

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The Hidden Mickeys of Walt Disney World

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Pdf:The Hidden Mickeys of Walt Disney World.About the Author Kevin Neary has coauthored four Disney trivia books (1992?2000) with Dave Smith for The Walt Disney Company as well as two baseball books (Major League Dads: Baseball's Best Players Reflect on the Fathers Who Inspired Them to Love the Game, 2012, and Closer: Major League Players Reveal the Inside Pitch on Saving the Game, 2013) with Leigh A. Tobin for Running Press. Kevin has also written 715: Reflections of Hammerin' Hank & the Home Run that Made History (2015) for SkyhorsePublishing. His next baseball book will be The Manager: Rules of Engagement and will feature a collection of interviews and stories from fifty of the game's best managers over the past fifty years. Kevin's wife, Susan, joins him in this adventure of searching for Hidden Mickeys. Read more

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Hidden Mickeys Go To Sea: A Field Guide to the Disney Cruise Line's Best Kept Secrets

Pdf Travel Hidden Mickeys Go To Sea: A Field Guide to the Disney Cruise Line's Best Kept Secrets

Pdf:Hidden Mickeys Go To Sea: A Field Guide to the Disney Cruise Line's Best Kept Secrets.About the Author Steven M. Barrett is a leading authority on Hidden Mickeys, which are camouflaged images of Mickey Mouse that Disney's Imagineers and artists have hidden in virtually every Disney property around the world. The author of the best-selling guides Hidden Mickeys: A Field Guide to Walt Disney World's Best Kept Secrets, Disneyland's Hidden Mickeys, and Hidden Mickeys Go to Sea, Barrett lives in Seminole County, Florida, close to both Orlando and Walt Disney World. His website, www.HiddenMickeyGuy.com, is the go-to reference for Hidden Mickeys fans. Read more

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The New York Times Greatest Hits of Monday Crossword Puzzles: 100 Easy Puzzles

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Pdf:The New York Times Greatest Hits of Monday Crossword Puzzles: 100 Easy Puzzles.About the Author WILL SHORTZ, puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993, also founded and directs the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and the World Puzzle Championship. He is the Puzzlemaster for NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday.” Shortz lives in Pleasantville, New York. Read more

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The New York Times Greatest Hits of Friday Crossword Puzzles: 100 Hard Puzzles

Pdf Travel The New York Times Greatest Hits of Friday Crossword Puzzles: 100 Hard Puzzles

Pdf:The New York Times Greatest Hits of Friday Crossword Puzzles: 100 Hard Puzzles.About the Author WILL SHORTZ, puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993, also founded and directs the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and the World Puzzle Championship. He is the Puzzlemaster for NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday.” Shortz lives in Pleasantville, New York. Read more

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Ottolenghi: The Cookbook

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Pdf:Ottolenghi: The Cookbook.Amazon.com Review Featured Recipes from Ottolenghi Download the recipe for Figs with Young Pecorino and Honey   Read more Review “This is simply wonderful cooking...modern, smart, and thoughtful. I love it.” —Nigel Slater, author of Tender and Ripe   “Ottolenghi and Tamimi have a genius for adding intrigue to every dish, for making spices and herbs surprising, and for combining flavors that draw us in and warm our hearts. Each recipe in this book has the mark of originality and the power to inspire.” —Dorie Greenspan, author of Around My French Table Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Ottolenghi: The Cookbook

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Pdf:Ottolenghi: The Cookbook.Available for the first time in an American edition, this debut cookbook, from bestselling authors Yotam Ottolenghi  and Sami Tamimi of Plenty and Jerusalem, features 140 recipes culled from the popular Ottolenghi restaurants and inspired by the diverse culinary traditions of the Mediterranean.Yotam Ottolenghi’s four eponymous restaurants—each a patisserie, deli, restaurant, and bakery rolled into one—are among London’s most popular culinary destinations. Now available for the first time in an American edition and updated with US measurements throughout, this debut cookbook from the celebrated, bestselling authors of Jerusalem  and Plenty features 140 recipes culled from the popular Ottolenghi restaurants and inspired by the diverse culinary traditions of the Mediterranean. The recipes reflect the authors’ upbringings in Jerusalem yet also incorporate culinary traditions from California, Italy, and North Africa, among others. Featuring abundant produce and numerous fish and meat dishes, as well as Ottolenghi’s famed cakes and breads, Ottolenghi invites you into a world of inventive flavors and fresh, vibrant cooking.

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Rockhounding Idaho: A Guide to 99 of the State's Best Rockhounding Sites (Rockhounding Series)

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Pdf:Rockhounding Idaho: A Guide to 99 of the State's Best Rockhounding Sites (Rockhounding Series).A complete guide to finding, collecting, and preparing the state’s gems & mineralsRockhounding Idaho is a must-have book for anyone interested in collecting rocks, minerals, fossils, and gold in the Gem State. Completely up-to-date with over 200 GPS coordinates in ninety-nine collecting locales, it covers popular and widely known fee-dig operations as well as four-wheel-drive adventures into the desert, and long winding drives through the mountains. The result is a complete and accurate guide to the state’s vast riches.The author—a long-time field collector in the Pacific Northwest and an award-winning writer—clearly explains the broad outlines of Idaho’s many collecting locales and mining districts, and provides an appreciation for the geology underneath. You can use this guide to plan expeditions straight across the state or to devise looping road trips that cover a single region in great detail. From agates to zeolites, from garnets to gold, Rockhounding Idaho is the ideal resource for ­rockhounds of all ages and experience levels. Look inside to find:• Maps and detailed site descriptions with directions• Suggested tools and techniques• Land-use regulations and legal restrictions• Information on nearby camping

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Arizona Rocks & Minerals: A Field Guide to the Grand Canyon State (Rocks & Minerals Identification Guides)

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Pdf:Arizona Rocks & Minerals: A Field Guide to the Grand Canyon State (Rocks & Minerals Identification Guides).About the Author Dan R. Lynch has a degree in graphic design with emphasis on photography from the University of Minnesota Duluth. But before his love of art and writing came a passion for rocks and minerals, developed during his lifetime growing up in his parents’ rock shop in Two Harbors, Minnesota. Combining the two aspects of his life seemed a natural choice, and he enjoys researching, writing about, and taking photographs of rocks and minerals. Working with his father, Bob Lynch, a respected veteran of Lake Superior’s agate-collecting community, Dan spearheads their series of rock and mineral field guides―definitive guidebooks that help amateurs “decode” the complexities of geology and mineralogy. He also takes special care to ensure that his photographs complement the text and always represent each rock or mineral exactly as it appears in person. He currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with his wife, Julie, where he works as a writer and photographer. Read more

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Rockhounding Arizona: A Guide To 75 Of The State's Best Rockhounding Sites (Rockhounding Series)

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Pdf:Rockhounding Arizona: A Guide To 75 Of The State's Best Rockhounding Sites (Rockhounding Series).From the Back Cover A complete guide to finding, collecting, and preparing the state's gems & mineralsSearch for gold in the Superstition Mountains. Dig for turquoise at the foot of the Hieroglyphic Range. Hunt for jasper in the historic mining district near Bagdad. An outstanding sourcebook for experts and novices alike, Rockhounding Arizona points the way to seventy-five of the best rockhounding sites in Arizona, including popular and commercial areas as well as lesser-known sites on public land. Look inside to find:• Maps and detailed site descriptions with directions• Suggested tools & techniques• Land-use regulations and legal restrictions• Contact information for land managers Read more About the Author Gerry Blair has roamed the Arizona outback for almost three-quarters of a century, spending much of that time rockhounding. He is a contributing editor for Rock and Gem Magazine and is considered one of the most experienced and knowledgeable rockhounds in Arizona. Read more

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Rockhounding New Mexico: A Guide To 140 Of The State's Best Rockhounding Sites (Rockhounding Series)

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Pdf:Rockhounding New Mexico: A Guide To 140 Of The State's Best Rockhounding Sites (Rockhounding Series).From the Back Cover A complete guide to finding, collecting, and preparing the state's gems & mineralsMore than a third of New Mexico is public land that holds untold quantities of mineralogical treasure. With this book anyone can learn where to find unusual mineral displays, fossils, jasper, agate, and petrified wood―not to mention more obsidian than one rockhound could possibly collect in a lifetime. An outstanding resource for experts and novices alike, Rockhounding New Mexico points the way to 140 of the state's best rockhounding sites, including popular and commercial areas as well as lesser-known sites on public land. Look inside to find:• Maps and detailed site descriptions with directions and GPS coordinates• Suggested tools and techniques• Land-use regulations and legal restrictions• Contact information for land managers• Additional information on rock shops, attractions, and local history For more than twenty-five years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for outdoor guidebooks. Written by top experts, each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors. Read more About the Author Ruta Vaskys and Martin Freed have had a number of careers including faculty appointments at various colleges, entrepreneurs, trapping and collecting wild herbs in Vermont and Alaska and outdoors and conservation writers and photographers.Ms. Vaskys has a BS in Occupational Therapy and a masters in counseling. She has worked in both fields and has been a professional commercial artist. She studied at the Maryland Institute of Art, the Richmond Professional Institute and did her graduate study at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.Mr. Freed taught geology, chemistry, oceanography and mathematics at a number of colleges and universities. He graduated from Coastal Carolina with a BS and did his graduate work at the University of Alaska in physical oceanography.Before going to graduate school the couple built a cabin in the Green Mountains of Vermont and lived without electricity or running water for a number of years.After graduate school, Martin and Ruta made Alaska their home. In 1988 they bought another home on the Eastern Shore Virginia and currently have residences in Fairbanks, AK and in Quinby, VA. They split the year between the two.They started writing outdoor articles in the mid 1980s and have sold articles to many regional as well national publications. Some of these are: Fur, Fish and Game, Easy Street, the Eastern Shore News, Maryland Life, The Mid-Atlantic Fisherman, What¿s Up Annapolis, Shotgun Magazine, The Chesapeake Angler, The Salisbury (MD) Times, Alaska, Fish Alaska, Game and Fish and many others. Both are members of the Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA.) The couple's first book Fishing Virginia was released in the Spring of 2007.The couple met on top of Mount Abraham in Vermont in 1976 and have been climbing mountains together ever since. Read more

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Rockhounding Oregon: A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites (Rockhounding Series)

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Pdf:Rockhounding Oregon: A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites (Rockhounding Series).Review A lapidary rockhound’s field trip companion… Every Oregon rockhound should own this text, and out-of-state visitors will certainly find it a handy guide for successful rockhounding. (Rock and Gem) Read more About the Author Born and raised in the northwest, Lars W. Johnson’s passion for absorbing geologic beauty developed early when the family took a trip south to Portland, Oregon, just in time to catch Mount St. Helens erupt in 1980. Decades, and countless rockhounding trips, later, Lars opened a retail rock shop and organized many fieldtrips, inspiring enthusiasm and inclusivity to those new to rockhounding and a renewed curiosity for locating, collecting, and sharing experiences that seasoned rockhounds could appreciate. A blog quickly spawned to share his accumulated rockhounding information (LarsRocks.com) and exploring, writing, mapping, and cataloguing became his focus. Lars belongs to several rockhounding clubs, including The Northwest Diehard Rockhounds.  Read more

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Rockhounding Nevada: A Guide To The State's Best Rockhounding Sites (Rockhounding Series)

Pdf Travel Rockhounding Nevada: A Guide To The State's Best Rockhounding Sites (Rockhounding Series)

Pdf:Rockhounding Nevada: A Guide To The State's Best Rockhounding Sites (Rockhounding Series).From the Back Cover A complete guide to finding and collecting the state’s gems and mineralsRockhounding Nevada is a must-have book for anyone interested in collecting rocks, minerals, fossils, and gems in the Silver State. Fully up to date with GPS coordinates for more than 100 collecting locales, it covers popular and widely known fee-dig operations as well as four-wheel-drive adventures into the desert and long winding drives through the mountains. The result is a complete and accurate guide to the state’s gem and mineral deposits.The author—a veteran rockhounder in the West with more than forty years of experience—concisely describes the best places to locate agate, opal, jasper, fossils, fluorescent minerals, obsidian, chalcedony, wonderstone, malachite, petrified wood, limb casts, and much more. Look inside to find:• Maps and detailed site descriptions with directions• Suggested tools and techniques• Land-use regulations and legal restrictions• Information on nearby camping Read more About the Author William A. Kappele has been rockhounding across the West for more than forty years. His other books include Rockhounding Utah and Rockhounding Colorado.  Read more

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Rockhounding Washington: A Guide to the State's Best Sites (Rockhounding Series)

Pdf Travel Rockhounding Washington: A Guide to the State's Best Sites (Rockhounding Series)

Pdf:Rockhounding Washington: A Guide to the State's Best Sites (Rockhounding Series).About the Author Born and raised in the northwest, Lars W. Johnson's passion for absorbing geologic beauty developed early when the family took a trip south to Portland, Oregon, just in time to catch Mount St. Helens erupt in 1980. Decades, and countless rockhounding trips, later, Lars opened a retail rock shop and organized many fieldtrips, inspiring enthusiasm and inclusivity to those new to rockhounding and a renewed curiosity for locating, collecting, and sharing experiences that seasoned rockhounds could appreciate. A blog quickly spawned to share his accumulated rockhounding information (LarsRocks.com) and exploring, writing, mapping, and cataloguing became his focus. Lars is long time member and now administrator of the NW Rockhounds group and a Mount Hood Rock Club member. Read more

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California Government and Politics Today (14th Edition)

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Pdf:California Government and Politics Today (14th Edition).Updated in its 14th edition, California Government and Politics Today focuses on ethnic and cultural diversity, the global economy’s impact on California (and vice versa), and the emphasis on political involvement as an essential component of achieving the California Dream. This new edition continues a tradition of scholarly and practical coverage of California government.

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Learn Beginner Spanish Bundle: The Ultimate Spanish for Beginners Bundle: Lessons 1 to 30: From the Original Learning Spanish like Crazy Level 1

Pdf Travel Learn Beginner Spanish Bundle: The Ultimate Spanish for Beginners Bundle: Lessons 1 to 30: From the Original Learning Spanish like Crazy Level 1

Pdf:Learn Beginner Spanish Bundle: The Ultimate Spanish for Beginners Bundle: Lessons 1 to 30: From the Original Learning Spanish like Crazy Level 1.If you want to learn how to speak real Latin American Spanish with complete confidence without having to relocate to a Spanish-speaking country for months or even years, then keep reading....Perhaps you've already purchased another learning-Spanish program or two. Or maybe you've purchased several and still feel you're unable to speak Spanish with complete confidence. Or maybe you're an absolute beginner. In any case, you may be thinking that you'll have to spend hundreds or even thousands of dollars on learning Spanish programs and/or private Spanish classes to take your Spanish to the next level.Fortunately, there's no need to spend a ton of money and move at a snail's pace in order to learn to speak Spanish with complete confidence.Learning Spanish like Crazy will empower you to step on the gas and peel rubber, taking you from beginner level - or even absolute beginner level - all the way to a level where you speak real Latin American conversational Spanish - and with complete confidence.Take a peek at what I have in store for you: Over 20 hours of authentic Latin American audio Spanish lessons Core program consists of 30 audio Spanish lessons - each lasting about 30 minutes10 bonus Spanish lessons to help you master conversational SpanishSystem that will allow you to master conjugating Spanish verbsPDF transcripts to all lessonsOnly native Spanish-speaking voice actors to make sure you develop an authentic Latin American Spanish accentAnd most importantly, a fun and engaging teaching method that will have you looking forward to practicing with this program - and the more you practice, the more you learnTo learn how to speak Spanish with complete confidence, this is what you need to do now.Download to get started today!PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

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