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Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India And Indonesia
Eat, Pray, Love
One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India And Indonesia
Hardcover      ISBN: 0670034711
Traces the author's decision to quit her job and travel the world for a year after suffering a midlife crisis and divorce, an endeavor that took her to three places in her quest to explore her own nature, experience fulfillment, and learn the art of spiritual balance. 75,000 first printing.
Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu
Getting Stoned with Savages
A Trip through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu
Paperback      ISBN: 0767921992
Describes travel experiences in Vanuatu and Fiji, which include coping with Mother Nature--typhoons, earthquakes, volcanoes--and observing the relaxed lifestyle of the islanders and their attitudes toward new parenthood.
The Guide to Minnesota Place Names: The Stories Behind 1,200 Places in the North Star State
The Guide to Minnesota Place Names
The Stories Behind 1,200 Places in the North Star State
Paperback      ISBN: 0873514246
A handy and entertaining pocket guide to the origins of place names of the North Star state.
Boundary Waters: Canoe Camping
Boundary Waters
Canoe Camping
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0762706678
The Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA), located in northeastern Minnesota, is a legendary wilderness destination for canoeists from around the world. Longtime guide and canoe authority Cliff Jacobson explains the best and safest ways of planning and enjoying a BWCA journey. Includes maps, illustrations, and information on obtaining permits, packing the right supplies, practicing low-impact camping techniques, honing paddling skills, traveling with children, and dealing with hazards on land and water.
A Small Place
A Small Place
Paperback      ISBN: 0374527075
The author of such books as At the Bottom of the River and My Brother returns to Antigua, the ten-by-twelve mile Caribbean island where she grew up, to explore the effects of colonialism. Reprint.
Iron and Silk
Iron and Silk
Paperback      ISBN: 0394755111
The author recounts his experiences in China, as the sole private pupil to Pan Quingfu, China's foremost martial artist, discusses his relationships with the diverse Chinese people he came to know
Children's Travel Journal: Help Your Favorite Little Globetrotter Create a Masterpiece of Memories
Children's Travel Journal
Help Your Favorite Little Globetrotter Create a Masterpiece of Memories
Paperback      ISBN: 0964126206
Your favorite little globetrotter will create a masterpiece of memories with The Children's Travel Journal. While on the road, this unique diary is a fun-filled work-in-progress. When completed, it becomes a treasured keepsake that vividly preserves memories of a special trip. TOPICS include: Calendar * Making Plans * The Destination * First Impressions * People * Food & Restaurants * Money * Landmarks & Monuments * Museums & Galleries * Best Day / Worst Day * I'll Never Forget & more SPECIAL FEATURES: Fits easily into a backpack * Plastic cover for durability * Pocket for mementos * Heavy paper stock
The Impossible Country: A Journey Through the Last Days of Yugoslavia
The Impossible Country
A Journey Through the Last Days of Yugoslavia
Paperback      ISBN: 0140249230
“A tragic portrait . . . presented with sympathy and frequently with humor . . . [of] a disparate people who were never united except by their resentment of a foreign conqueror.
Flaubert in Egypt: A Sensibility on Tour : A Narrative Drawn from Gustave Flaubert's Travel Notes & Letters
Flaubert in Egypt
A Sensibility on Tour : A Narrative Drawn from Gustave Flaubert's Travel Notes & Letters
Paperback      ISBN: 0140435824
A volume gleaned from Flaubert's diaries, letters, and travel notes reconstructs an 1849 trip to Egypt, Cairo, and the Red Sea area.
Coming into the Country
Coming into the Country
Paperback      ISBN: 0374522871
An account of a kayak and canoe journey through the Brooks Range wilderness, impressions of urban life and political activity, and portraits of people in the bush make up a study of contemporary Alaska