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Anywhere That Is Wild: John Muir's First Walk to Yosemite

JOHN MUIR · Yosemite Conservancy
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

John Muir wrote many wonderful books about his travels, but one story -- about his long walk from San Francisco to Yosemite -- is one book he did not author himself. In April 1868, a very young John Muir stepped off a boat in San Francisco and inquired about the quickest way out of town....
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A Bite-Sized History of France: Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and Enlightenment

STEPHANE HENAUT · The New Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"A genial journey through history that will leave readers both satiated and ravenous." - Kirkus Reviews"Savor this book in bite-sized morsels, the better to enjoy every bit." - Dorie Greenspan, "On Dessert" columnist for The New York Times Magazine, New York...
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199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die

Loren Rhoads · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A hauntingly beautiful travel guide to the world's most visited cemeteries, told through spectacular photography and their unique histories and residents. More than 3.5 million tourists flock to Paris's Père Lachaise cemetery each year. They are lured there, and to many cemeteries...
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Civil War Battlefields: Walking the Trails of History

Dave Gilbert · Rizzoli
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Walk in the footsteps of history with this stunning volume that brings more than thirty Civil War battlefields to life. From the "First Battle of Bull Run" to Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House four years later, this book celebrates the history and scenic beauty of these...
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The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure

Carl Hoffman · William Morrow
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Two modern adventurers sought a treasure possessed by the legendary "Wild Men of Borneo." One found riches. The other vanished forever into an endless jungle. Had he shed civilization - or lost his mind? Global headlines suspected murder. Lured by these mysteries, New York Times...
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Walking the Americas: 1,800 Miles, Eight Countries, and One Incredible Journey from Mexico to Colombia

LEVISON WOOD · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Levison Wood's famous walking expeditions have taken him from the length of the Nile River to the peaks of the Himalayas, and in Walking the Americas, Wood chronicles his latest exhilarating adventure: an 1,800-mile trek across the spine of the Americas, through eight countries, from...
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Chile - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Caterina Perrone · Kuperard
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

Chile is a land of contrast and surprise, flanked by the Pacific Ocean on the west, the Andes to the east, the forbidding salt basins of the Atacama Desert to the north - with a verdant Central Valley and Cape Horn at its southern extremity. The Chilean people, too, are surprising: on one hand...
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Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Italian Grammar, Premium Second Edition

Marcel Danesi · [Jinling ke jing chu]
Format: Paperback

Build up your Italian grammar skills and communicate with ease The only way to boost your confidence in a second language is to practice, practice, practice. From the present tense of regular verbs to direct object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all aspects of Italian...
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Lonely Planet Cantonese Phrasebook & Dictionary

Lonely Planet
Pages: 260
Format: Paperback

Lonely Planet: The world's #1 phrasebook publisher* Lonely Planet Cantonese Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Cantonese phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Chat with locals along the Great...
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Broadway: A History of New York City in Thirteen Miles

Fran Leadon · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening history of Manhattan told through its most celebrated street.In the early seventeenth century, in a backwater Dutch colony, there was a wide, muddy cow path that the settlers called the Brede Wegh. As the street grew longer, houses and taverns began to spring up alongside...
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