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How Many Miles to Galena?

Be prepared to laugh and guffaw and hold your sides and, perhaps, depending on your age, reminisce a bit as you ride along with Richard Bissell as he recounts a number of memorable journeys with his wife and children (and the family dog) by car, plane, train, boat, and Alaskan ferry across the North American continent. Packed with an amazing collection - lists and bits and

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The Size of the World

By the time that travel writer Jeff Greenwald hit his late thirties, he had covered more ground than Magellan, Marco Polo, and Columbus combined. But he also came to a sobering conclusion: airplanes had reduced his exotic explorations to a series of long commutes. So he set out to rediscover the mass, the gravity, and the size of the world. His mission: to circle the earth

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Culture Shock! Russia: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

With over three million copies in print, CultureShock! is a dynamic and indispensable range of guides covering countless destinations around the world. The series is especially intended for travellers who are looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting and who might even consider residing there. into the local environment and is packed with useful details o

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Travels In The Interior Districts Of Africa

In 1795, at the age of twenty-four, Mungo Park began a journey from the Gambia into the uncharted interior of the African continent. Travelling with only native guides, and later entirely alone, his goal was to become the first European to reach the River Niger and the fabled city of Timbuctoo. The journey took him through warring African kingdoms and the fringes of the Sa

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