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Unforgettable Ancient Sites: Mysterious Sites, Temple Complexes, Ancient Architecture

Martin Derrick · Chartwell Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Unforgettable Ancient Sites includes mysterious megalithic sites that appear to have been built using geometric principles far in advance of their time, pyramids that once ran with sacrificial blood, vast temple complexes, lost cities and stunning works of ancient architecture, these sites...
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The Longest Line on the Map: The United States, the Pan-American Highway, and the Quest to Link the Americas

ERIC RUTKOW · Scribner
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From the brilliant award-winning author of American Canopy, a dazzling account of the epic quest to link North and South America with the world's longest road - the Pan American Highway - and how its construction and evolution reflected the divergent fates of North, Central, and South...
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A Stranger's Pose

Emmanuel Iduma · Cassava Republic Press
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

Through stories remembered and imagined, and images by acclaimed photographers, A Stranger's Pose draws the reader into a world of encounters in more than a dozen African towns. Iduma blends memoir, travelogue and storytelling in these fragments of a traveller's journey across several...
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The Solo Travel Handbook

Lonely Planet · Lonely Planet
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

Don't let the idea of travelling alone stop you from living out your dreams. Packed with tips and advice for before and during your travels, The Solo Travel Handbook gives you the confidence and know-how to explore the world on your own, whether you're planning a once-in-a-lifetime...
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Rediscovering Travel: A Guide for the Globally Curious

Seth Kugel · Liveright
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

An indispensable companion for rookie and veteran travelers alike that promises to revolutionize both how and why we vacation. By captivating millions during his six-year, fifty-country tenure as the New York Times's "Frugal Traveler," Seth Kugel has become one of our most...
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Rain Falling on Tamarind Trees: A Travelogue of Vietnam

C. L. Hoang · Willow Stream Publishing
Pages: 132
Format: Paperback

Have you ever wondered what Vietnam is like some forty years after the war has ended? Then come along with the author as he returns to visit his ancestral homeland for the first time after a decades-long absence.Retrace his steps with him around his former hometown of Saigon in the south,...
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On the Ganges: Encounters with Saints and Sinners on India's Mythic River

GEORGE BLACK · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Journey along one of the world's greatest rivers and catch a glimpse into the lives and cultures of the people who live along its banksThe Ganges flows through northern India and Bangladesh for more than 1,500 miles before emptying into the Bay of Bengal. It is sacred to Hindus who worship...
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Northland: A 4,000-Mile Journey Along America's Forgotten Border

Porter Fox · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A quest to rediscover America's other border -- the fascinating but little-known northern one.America's northern border is the world's longest international boundary, yet it remains obscure even to Americans. The northern border was America's primary border for centuries...
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North American Road Trips: Thirty-Six Drives of a Lifetime

Martin Derrick · Chartwell Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Is the sprawling American countryside calling your name? Does nothing excite you more than the sun on the horizon? Do you crave the open road and have a sense of wonder about the world you have yet to explore? Do hours of radio and catered playlists sound like the remedy to your daily...
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The Monk of Mokha

Dave Eggers · Knopf
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"A gripping, triumphant adventure" (Los Angeles Times) from bestselling author Dave Eggers, the incredible true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself...
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