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The Snow Leopard

When Peter set out on a 250 mile journey in northwest Nepal, he wished to observe the late autumn rut of the bharal. Any trip is a experience that tests the life of the traveler, but this one was a real passage, involving and exploring, unfolding and revealing the narrator of his world. The killing of wild animals was forbidden in that area. And there were plenty of wild a

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The Innocents Abroad/Roughing It

The library of America is dedicated to publishing Americas best and most significant writing in handsome, enduring volumes, featuring authoritative texts. Hailed as the finest-looking, longest-lasting editions ever made (The New Republic), Library of America volumes make a fine gift for any occasion. Now, with exactly one hundred volumes to choose from, there is a perfe

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Patagonia Revisited

Since its discovery by Magellan in 1520, Patagonia was known as a country of black fogs and whirlwinds at the end of the inhabited world. It immediately lodged itself in the imagination as a metaphor for the ultimate, the point beyond which one could not go. In this book, Chatwin and Theroux join forces to explores the instances in which the final capes of exile have a

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Travels in the Interior of Africa, Volume 2

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

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Reckless Traveler

Reckless Traveler: an autobiographical novel of adventuring in South America, sure to delight anyone with a passport.Peru and beyond: Through the alchemy of travel, youthful folly may bring disaster or wisdom . . . and more.The instructional travel guide for aspiring backpackers: learn how to bribe police, avoid malaria, and find employment abroad -- and what to do (and n

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Holidays in Hell

Americas bestselling political humorist finds humor in some of the worlds most unlikely places. 2 cassettes.

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The Snow Leopard

One September, the writer and explorer Peter Matthiessen set out with field biologist George Schaller to journey 250 miles through the Himalayas to the Crystal Mountain on the Tibetan plateau. They wanted to study the wild blue sheep, the bharal, but also hoped to see the snow leopard, a creature so rarely spotted as to be nearly mythical. The Snow Leopard is not only an e

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America Day by Day

Here is the ultimate American road book, one with a perspective unlike that of any other. In January 1947 Simone de Beauvoir landed at La Guardia airport and began a four-month journey that took her from one coast of the United States to the other, and back again. Embraced by the Conde Nast set in a swirl of cocktail parties in New York, where she was hailed as the pretti

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Through the Brazilian Wilderness: Or My Voyage Along the River of Doubt

After losing his bid for the United States Presidency as a third party candidate, Theodore Roosevelt decided to take on the most dangerous adventure left on earth. He and his son, Kermit, accepted Candido Mariano da Silva Rondons invitation to help him plot the course of the River of Doubt. The River of Doubt could just as easily have been named the River of Death. The ri

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The Kingdom by the Sea

It was 1982, the summer of the Falkland Islands War, and the birth of the royal heir, Prince William--and the ideal time, Theroux found, to surprise the British into talking about themselves. The result is a candid, funny, perceptive, and opinionated travelogue of his journey and his findings.

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