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Alone in Antarctica: The First Woman To Ski Solo Across The Southern Ice

Felicity Aston · Counterpoint
Format: Hardcover

In the whirling noise of our advancing technological age, we are seemingly never alone, never out-of-touch with the barrage of electronic data and information.Felicity Aston, physicist and meteorologist, took two months off from all human contact as she became the first woman -- and only...
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Under Magnolia: A Southern Memoir

Frances Mayes · Crown; First Edition first Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

A lyrical and evocative memoir from Frances Mayes, the Bard of Tuscany, about coming of age in the Deep South and the region's powerful influence on her life.The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, including Under the Tuscan Sun and Every Day in Tuscany, Frances Mayes...
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Lonely Planet England

Lonely Planet · Lonely Planet; 8 edition
Format: Print book

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet England is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Seek out a guide lead you through the Tower of London, ponder the mysteries of Stonehenge,...
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Fodor's New Orleans 2015

Fodor's · Fodor's
Format: Print book

Fodors correspondents highlight the best of New Orleans, from lively nightlife spots and dining destinations to antebellum mansions and Cajun Country. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether its your first trip or your fifth. MUST-SEE...
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Fodor's Montreal & Quebec City 2009 (Travel Guide)

Fodor's · Fodor's; Pap/Map edition
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Fodor’s. For Choice Travel Experiences.Fodor’s helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although you’re at the helm, Fodor’s offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee...
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Oregon Trail

Rinker Buck · Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Pages: 450
Format: Print book

The #1 New York Times bestseller: Rinker Buck's "awe-inspiring ... charming, big-hearted, impassioned ... fun to read" (The Boston Globe) account of traveling the length of the Oregon Trail the old-fashioned way - in a covered wagon with a team of mules.Acclaimed in hardcover...
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Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art

Carl Hoffman · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 322
Format: Hardcover

The mysterious disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in New Guinea in 1961 has kept the world and his powerful, influential family guessing for years. Now, Carl Hoffman uncovers startling new evidence that finally tells the full, astonishing story.Despite exhaustive searches, no trace of Rockefeller...
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Lonely Planet Brazil

Regis St. Louis · Lonely Planet
Pages: 768
Format: Paperback

Discover BrazilWander the streets of bohemian Lapa, where samba spills from every doorwaySwim eyeball-to-eyeball with hundreds of exotic fish in crystalline watersBrave near-vertical descents on a wind-whipped dune buggy rideSling a hammock and relax as your riverboat glides up the AmazonIn...
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Lighthouses of North America: Beacons from Coast to Coast

Sylke Jackson · Firefly Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A tour of more than 70 of the continent's most beautiful and important lighthouses. Lighthouses of North America is a beautiful tribute to 71 lighthouses in the United States and Canada. The selection covers the full range of lighthouse architectural styles and represents all regions...
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Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo

Anjan Sundaram · Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

In the powerful travel-writing tradition of Ryszard Kapuscinski and V.S. Naipaul, a haunting memoir of a dangerous and disorienting year of self-discovery in one of the world's unhappiest countries.
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