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The Full Catastrophe: Travels Among the New Greek Ruins

James Angelos · Crown Publishing Group (NY)
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A transporting, good-humored, and revealing account of Greece's dire troubles, reported from the mountain villages, idyllic islands, and hardscrabble streets that define the country todayIn recent years, small Greece, often associated with ancient philosophers and marble ruins, whitewashed...
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Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton

Becky Lomax · Avalon Travel
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

Travel writer Becky Lomax reveals the splendors of Yellowstone Park and Grand Teton, from the sought-after vacation town of Jackson and a world-class museum complex in Cody to the gorgeous badlands topography of Old-West Dubois. Lomax is the essential tour guide, covering itineraries such...
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50 States, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do

Joseph R Yogerst · National Geographic
Pages: 287
Format: Paperback

This richly illustrated book from the travel experts at National Geographic showcases the best travel experiences in every state, from the obvious to the unexpected. Sites include national parks, beaches, hotels, Civil War battlefields, dude ranches, out-of-the-way museums, and more. You'll...
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Lonely Planet Discover London

Steve Fallon · Lonely Planet; 3 edition
Format: Paperback

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet's Discover London is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Pop into a pub for good cheer and a pint of beer, let a Yeoman...
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Lonely Planet Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks

Lonely Planet. · Lonely Planet Pbns
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Zion & Bryce 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...
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Fodor's Essential Europe: The Best of 24 Exceptional Countries

Fodor's · Fodor's; 2 edition
Format: Book

Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of 23 European countries, including cities from Paris to Prague and landscapes from the Swiss Alps to the Amalfi Coast. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your...
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The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America's National Parks

Terry Tempest Williams · Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar
Pages: 416
Format: eBook

America's national parks are breathing spaces in a world in which such spaces are steadily disappearing, which is why more than 300 million people visit the parks each year. Now Terry Tempest Williams, the author of the environmental classic Refuge and the beloved memoir WhenWomen Were...
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Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders

Joshua Foer · Workman Publishing
Pages: 470
Format: Print book

It's time to get off the beaten path. Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the strangest and most curious places in the world. Talk about a bucket list: here are natural wonders the dazzling glowworm caves in New Zealand, or a baobob tree in South...
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Rick Steves Rome 2015

Rick Steves · Avalon Travel Publishing; 2015 Edition edition
Format: Print book

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in the Eternal City of Rome.With the self-guided tours in this book, you'll walk the same streets as the Caesars and discover the secrets of the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. Learn how to avoid the lines...
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Peru

DK Publishing · DK Eyewitness Travel; Revised edition
Format: Book

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Peru is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes 3-D cutaway illustrations, floor plans, and reconstructions of must-see sights, plus street-by-street maps of cities and towns. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide:...
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Dirty Chick: Adventures of an Unlikely Farmer

Antonia Murphy · Center Point; Lrg edition
Format: Large print book

One month into our stay, wed managed to dispatch most of our charges. We executed the chickens. One of the cats disappeared, clearly disgusted with our urban ways. And Lucky the cow was escaping almost daily. It seemed we didnt have much of a talent for farming. And we still had eleven...
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Fodor's New England: with the Best Fall Foliage Drives & Scenic Road Trips

Fodor'S. · Fodor's Travel Publications
Pages: 784
Format: Paperback

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Fodor's New England highlights the best this classic American destination has to offer: Boston's Revolutionary-era sites, Connecticut's antiques, Rhode Island's mansions,...
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Moon Minneapolis & St. Paul

Tricia Cornell · Avalon Travel
Pages: 324
Format: Print book

Join author and longtime resident Tricia Cornell for an unforgettable experience. With her unique perspective and advice you can trust, Moon Minneapolis & St. Paul has everything you need to know to have a more personal and memorable experience.From the beautiful trails surrounding...
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Spain - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Belen Aguado Viguer · Kuperard Pub
Pages: 168
Format: Print book

For many, Spain conjures up images of rapacious conquistadors, the unworldly Don Quixote, brave bullfighters, fiery flamenco dancers, and brilliant artists. All true enough - but how does the reality conform to these stereotypes? The Spanish people are certainly distinctive. Visitors are often...
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Paris

Dorling Kindersley Inc. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 440
Format: Print book

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Paris is your in-depth guide to the very best of Paris.The Eiffel Tower and the Louvre are among the many must-see sights in Paris, but DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Paris will show you so much more. Walk along the banks and bridges of the River Seine, the tree-lined...
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