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A Year Off: A story about traveling the world - and how to make it happen for you

Alexandra Brown · Chronicle Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Wait for me... Who knew these three words said to a near stranger would start an international travel adventure?A Year Off is one part travel guide, one part travel essays and photos, and one part memoir documenting the story of Alexandra and David Brown, a couple who decided to take a year...
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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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The Four Roads to Heaven: France and the Santiago Pilgrimage

EDWIN MULLINS · Interlink Publishing
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

There are four roads leading to Santiago, which combine to form a single road. So begins The Pilgrims Guide, the worlds first guidebook. Written early in the twelfth century by Benedictine monks, it served travelers taking part in the great pilgrimage of the Middle Ages, to the tomb of the apostle...
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Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are

John Kaag · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory Alpine journey in the spirit of the great Romantic thinker Friedrich NietzscheHiking with Nietzsche: Becoming Who You Are is a tale of two philosophical journeys -- one made by John Kaag as an introspective young man of nineteen, the other seventeen years later, in radically...
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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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Wild Honey and Rye: Modern Polish Recipes

Ren Behan · Interlink Publishing
Pages: 207
Format: Hardcover

In this refreshing approach to Polish cuisine, food writer and blogger Ren Behan takes us on a journey to discover the new tastes of her beloved culinary heritage. The food of Eastern Europe, long misunderstood in the West, is changingthe focus is swinging away from heavy dumplings and stews...
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Homeplace: A Southern Town, a Country Legend, and the Last Days of a Mountaintop Honky-Tonk

John Lingan · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An intimate account of country music, social change, and a vanishing way of life as a Shenandoah town collides with the twenty-first century Winchester, Virginia is an emblematic American town. When John Lingan first traveled there, it was to seek out Jim McCoy: local honky-tonk owner and the DJ who first...
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New Art of Cookery: A Spanish Friar's Kitchen Notebook by Juan Altamiras

Vicky Hayward · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the Jane Grigson Trust Award 2017 and the Aragonese Academy of Gastronomy's 2017 Prize for Research New Art of Cookery, Drawn from the School of Economic Experience, was an influential recipe book published in 1745 by Spanish friary cook Juan Altamiras. In it, he wrote up over...
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Beyond the Map: Unruly Enclaves, Ghostly Places, Emerging Lands and Our Search for New Utopias

Alastair Bonnett · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

New islands are under construction or emerging because of climate change. Eccentric enclaves and fantastic utopian experiments are multiplying. Once-secret fantasy gardens are cracking open their doors to outsiders. Our world is becoming stranger by the day - and Alastair Bonnett observes...
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Rick Steves Iceland

Rick Steves · Rick Steves
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Iceland. Iceland is one of Europe's hottest destinations, and not just because of its geothermal power. Marvel at the epic glaciers and hear the evocative sagas of the early Icelanders while surrounded...
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