Walking Home: A Poets Journey

Walking Home: A Poets Journey EPUB

Walking Home: A Poets Journey
The wandering poet has always been a feature of our cultural imagination. Odysseus journeys home, his famous flair for storytelling seducing friend and foe. The Romantic poets tramped all over the Lake District searching for inspiration. Now Simon Armitage, with equal parts enthusiasm and trepidation, as well as a wry humor all his own, has taken on Britain’s version of ou

Listening for Coyote: A Walk Across Oregons Wilderness EPUB

Listening for Coyote: A Walk Across Oregons Wilderness
Sullivans classic account of his sixty-five day, 1,361-mile solo backpacking trek across Oregon offers an intimate tour of the states renowned wilderness.

Ay, Cuba! A Socio-Erotic Journey EPUB

Ay, Cuba! A Socio-Erotic Journey
Sensuous, exotic, gritty, contradictory -- Cuba in all its gloryIn Ay,Cuba!, Andrei Codrescu and David Graham seek the heart and soul of this island ninety miles off the Florida coast and yet a world away. Carousing with Cuban prostitutes, intellectuals, hustlers, and laborers, Codrescu and Graham combine edgy narratives with stunning color photography to create a daring a

Weird Georgia(Weird Travel Guides) EPUB

Weird Georgia(Weird Travel Guides)
We dont want to argue with all of our states motto (wisdom, justice, moderation), only with that moderation part. Who are we kidding? This is a state where a guys home is a tree house with an airplane stuck through it for his bedroom. Weve got a twenty-foot-tall rabbit sculpture holding an Olympic torch and a tombstone thats a seven-foot-long marble elephant. And

Land of the Free EPUB

Land of the Free
On the road for the better part of a decade, Woodrow Landfair pawned everything he owned in 2006, departing on a secondhand motorcycle to live, research, and write what would become LAND OF THE FREE (Harbinger, June 10). A modern American odyssey, LAND OF THE FREE is the autobiographical recollection of an affable and often-embellishing opportunist, who abandons his home a

Seven Years in Tibet EPUB

Seven Years in Tibet
In this vivid memoir that has sold millions of copies worldwide, Heinrich Harrer recounts his adventures as one of the first Europeans ever to enter Tibet. Harrer was traveling in India when the Second World War erupted. He was subsequently seized and imprisoned by British authorities. After several attempts, he escaped and crossed the rugged, frozen Himalayas, surviving b

Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions Among the Converted Peoples EPUB

Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions Among the Converted Peoples
Brilliant. . . . A powerfully observed, stylistically elegant exploration. --The New York TimesA New York Times Notable Book of the YearThe books strength lies in Naipauls extraordinary ability as a storyteller to draw striking portraits of a cross section of individuals.--The Boston GlobeFourteen years after the publication of his landmark travel narrative

Once Upon a Gypsy Moon: An Improbable Voyage and One Mans Yearning for Redemption EPUB

Once Upon a Gypsy Moon: An Improbable Voyage and One Mans Yearning for Redemption
Michael Hurley watched his world unravel in the wake of infidelity, divorce and failure. In August 2009, he was short of money, out of a job, and seeking to salvage a life that had foundered. Deeply in need of perspective, he took to the open seas in a 32-foot sailboat, Gypsy Moon. The story of his 2-year outward odyssey, deterred by rough weather and mechanical troubles,

Fodors Paris 2015 EPUB

Fodors Paris 2015
Fodor’s correspondents highlight the best of Paris, including renowned museums, spectacular sights, and the hottest restaurants, hotels, and bars on both sides of the Seine. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it’s your first trip or your fifth.MUST-SEE ATTRACTIONS from the Eiffel Tower to Notre-DamePERFECT HOTEL

Paris in Color EPUB

Paris in Color
Take a journey through the worlds most romantic city, traveling from color to magnificent color with this beguiling book. An orange cafe chair, bright blue bicycles against a fence, a weathered white door—Nichole Robertsons sumptuous photographs of the distinctive details of Paris, all arranged by color, evoke a sense of serendipitous discovery and celebrate the city as

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