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Mount Rogers Outdoor Recreation Handbook: A Complete Guide for Hikers, Campers, Equestrians and Other Outdoor Enthusiasts

Johnny Molloy · Menasha Ridge Press
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

This is the only complete guide to this 100,000-acre gem, revealing the region's vast mountain panoramas, intimate spruce-fir forests, peaceful tumbling waterfalls, and much more.
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Off the Beaten Path: Stories of People Around the World

Ruth Colvin · Syracuse University Press; 1 edition
Format: Book

<p>From the Sunshine Coast of South Africa to a remote ashram in India, Colvin and her husband have traveled around the world, visiting sixty–two countries and providing literacy training in twenty–six developing countries. </p><p> </p><p> The founder...
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Radio Shangri-La: What I Discovered on my Accidental Journey to the Happiest Kingdom on Earth

Lisa Napoli · Broadway Books
Pages: 293
Format: Paperback

Lisa Napoli was in the grip of a crisis, dissatisfied with her life and her work as a radio journalist. When a chance encounter with a handsome stranger presented her with an opportunity to move halfway around the world, Lisa left behind cosmopolitan Los Angeles for a new adventure in the ancient...
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Paris

DK Publishing · DK Travel; Pap/Map Re edition
Format: Paperback

Newly revised, updated, and redesigned for 2014. Experience the best of Paris with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Paris. This newly updated travel guide for Paris will lead you straight to the best attractions this city has to offer, whether you are planning visits to the Louvre and other...
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Southern Living Off the Eaten Path: Favorite Southern Dives and 150 Recipes that Made Them Famous

Morgan Murphy · Oxmoor House
Format: Book

Take a tasty tour along the highways and unique back roads of the South with author Morgan Murphy as he uncovers the best eateries and unique recipes this region has to offer Part cookbook part delicious journey through the South Southern Living Off the Eaten Path is a discovery guide for people...
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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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Mountains, Madness, & Miracles: 4,000 Miles Along the Appalachian Trail

Lauralee Bliss · WhiteFire Publishing
Pages: 194
Format: Book

In this look into a lifelong dream of adventure, Lauralee Bliss or Blissful (her trail name) reflects on the 4,000 mile journey she undertook with her teen son, hiking the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine, and then again from Maine to Georgia as a solo hiker. Through the retelling...
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Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush

Geoff Dyer · Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From a writer "whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era" (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers. As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance...
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Southern Living Off the Eaten Path: Second Helpings: Tasty eats and delicious stories from the South's less-traveled trails

Morgan Murphy · Oxmoor House
Format: Print book

Off the Eaten Path: Second Helpings takes you on the ultimate road trip and into some of the South's most tucked-away diners, drive-ins and dives with food critic and travel writer Morgan Murphy as he cruises the roads less traveled in 16 Southern states. More than a cookbook, Second...
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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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Traveling With Greyhound: On the Road for 100 Years

Robert Gabrick · Enthusiast Books
Format: Book

Bringing Americans together by bus for 100 years, Greyhound is one of the top iconic names of the Twentieth Century with their running dog logo. It all started with Carl Wickman and partners when they offered a fare of 15 cents one way or 25 cents round-trip between Alice and Hibbing Minnesota,...
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Gypsy: A World of Colour & Interiors

Sibella Court · Harper Design
Format: Hardcover

Revered designer Sibella Court is known for her eclectic, creative vision and vibrant Bohemian style and interiors. In Gypsy Sibella takes you on a whirlwind tour through the Galapagos and Ecuador, Indochine, Turkey, Scotland, and Transylvania. From place to place, she reveals diverse elements...
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All Aboard: The Complete North American Train Travel Guide

Jim Loomis · Chicago Review Pr
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

"This comprehensive guide will assist the traveler in planning an excursion and executing it with minimum effort and maximum pleasure" -Library Journal All Aboard-first published in 1995, and here completely revised and updated-is much more than just a mile-by-mile scenery guide...
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