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Lonely Planet Discover Switzerland

Lonely Planet - Lonely Planet; 2 edition
Format: Print book

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Discover Switzerland is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Ski through fresh powder in the Swiss Alps, listen to cowbells while...
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Rick Steves Vienna, Salzburg & Tirol

Rick Steves - Avalon Travel
Pages: 495
Format: Print book

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Vienna.With this guide, you'll explore elegant Vienna - the epicenter of opera, coffee, Art Nouveau, and waltz music. Meander through Habsburg palaces and nibble a Sacher torte in a velvet-lined...
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Locally Brewed: Portraits of Craft Breweries from America's Heartland

Anna Blessing - Agate Midway
Format: Paperback

Locally Brewed celebrates the Midwest's craft brewing movement with profiles of 20 of the area's brewmasters and their breweries. These are entertaining and inspiring stories of the individuals who have been essential in the exponential growth of this movement, as told through vivid...
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Hawaii

DK Publishing - DK Eyewitness Travel; Revised edition
Format: Print book

DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photography, and illustrations of any guide. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Hawaii is your in-depth guide to the very best of Hawaii. Packed with culture and activities for travelers to enjoy, our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide to Hawaii includes the best...
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The Sun Is a Compass: A 4,000-Mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds

Caroline Van Hemert - Little, Brown Spark
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Hope Jahren, Helen MacDonald, and Cheryl Strayed, the gripping story of a biologist's journey from Washington State to high above the Arctic Circle -- traveling across remote and rugged terrain solely by human power -- to rediscover birds, the natural world, and her own love...
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Love and Other Ways of Dying: Essays

Michael Paterniti - Dial Press
Pages: 437
Format: Print book

LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD * NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS * In this moving, lyrical, and ultimately uplifting collection of essays, Michael Paterniti turns a keen eye on the full range of human experience, introducing us to an unforgettable...
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Epic Bike Rides of the Americas

Lonely Planet - Lonely Planet
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

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....

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A Cruise Ship Primer: History & Operations

Craig Munsart - Cornell Maritime Pr; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Cruise ships, the largest moving man-made objects, can be almost a quarter-mile long, as tall as a 25-story building, and can be largely self-contained cities of perhaps 8,000 people. With 172 photographs and illustrations, the cruise ship is examined; its planning, construction, operation,...
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Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park, 2nd Edition

Lee H. Whittlesey - Rinehart Publishers, Roberts
Pages: 412
Format: Paperback

The chilling tome that launched an entire genre of books about the often gruesome but always tragic ways people have died in our national parks, this updated edition of the classic includes calamities in Yellowstone from the past sixteen years, including the infamous grizzly bear attacks...
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Granada: A Pomegranate in the Hand of God

Steven Nightingale - Counterpoint
Format: Hardcover

Granada is one of the iconic cities of the world. It stands for the culture of Al-Andalus, composed of Moslems, Jews, and Christians, who lived together in the legendary convivencia of the Spanish Middle Ages. Al-Andalus gave rise to an intellectual vanguard whose achievements can be compared...
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