Brazil (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide)

By Shawn Blore

From terrific seashores and humming towns to the wild Amazon rainforest, notice this captivatingly various nation with this crucial consultant. Use the 3D types and cutaways to social gathering your means round Rio and discover colonial structure within the Northeast towns of Salvador, Sao Luis and Olinda and get together. Clue-up at the fundamentals, from the capital of the Amazonas- Manaus to incomparable ordinary wonders together with the inland semi-arid quarter of the sertao and the large swampland of the Pantanal, choked with alligators, birds and the occasional anaconda. And don't disregard a trip to the futuristic urban of Brasilia, a surprise of Fifties layout. benefit from the varied flavours of Brazil with scenic walks and thematic fairs, with points of interest, seashores, markets and gala's indexed city by way of city. This advisor incorporates a complete choice of resorts and eating places and full-colour precise maps that would make sure that your stopover at to this unique state is one you'll by no means forget.

Winner of the parent & Observer 'Best advisor Books' Award and Wanderlust journal Silver Award for 'Top Guidebook'

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Shooting the Boh: A Woman's Voyage Down the Wildest River in Borneo

By Tracy Johnston

An exciting, touching, and densely instructive publication, capturing the Boh can also be a frank self-portrait of a lady dealing with her so much corrosive fears--and prevailing over them--with fortitude and unflagging wit. "A eye-catching and really offbeat ceremony of passage."--Eric Hansen.

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New Zealand's North Island (Regional Guide)

By Charles Rawlings-Way, Brett Atkinson, Peter Dragicevich, Sarah Bennett, Lee Slater

“Infused with a resurgent Maori tradition, sizeable and ambitious volcanic job, and the cosmopolitan city cool of Auckland and Wellington, the North Island is a colourful and flexible destination.” – Brett Atkinson, Lonely Planet Writer

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Inside This Book…
5 authors
16 weeks on-the-road research
65 maps
16 million sheep
Inspirational photos
Clear, easy-to-use maps
At-a-glance sensible information
Easy-to-read layout
Comprehensive making plans tools
In-depth history

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French Riviera and Its Artists: Art, Literature, Love, and Life on the Côte d'Azur

Get swept up within the glitz and glamour of the French Riviera as writer and filmmaker John Baxter takes readers on a whirlwind travel during the star-studded cultural heritage of the Côte d’Azur that’s guaranteed to satisfaction tourists, Francophiles, and tradition enthusiasts alike. Readers will observe the dramatic lives of the mythical artists, writers, actors, and politicians who frequented the world’s most magnificent lodge in the course of its golden age. In 25 shiny chapters, Baxter introduces the enduring figures indelibly associated with the South of France—artist Henri Matisse, author F. Scott Fitzgerald, Coco Chanel, and lots of extra. alongside the way in which, Baxter takes readers the place few humans ever get to head: the attractive international of the fragrance undefined, into the autos and casinos of Monte Carlo, behind-the-scenes on the Cannes movie pageant, to the villa the place Picasso and Cocteau smoked opium, and to the lodge the place Joseph Kennedy had an affair with Marlene Dietrich. those luminaries celebrated lifestyles and created artwork amid paradise and this ebook is the final word advisor to the Riviera’s golden age.

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Fatal North

By Bruce Henderson

It all started as President Ulysses S. Grant's bid for overseas glory after the Civil War—America's first try to succeed in the North Pole. It ended with Captain Charles Hall's loss of life below suspicious situations, dissension between sailors, scientists, and explorers, the ship's abandonment and eventual sinking. Then got here a brutal fight for survival by way of thirty-three males, girls and kids, stranded at the polar ice—and dramatic rescues by way of whaling ships. while information of the disastrous day trip and accusations of homicide reached Washington D.C., it resulted in a national scandal, an reputable research, and a central authority cover-up. The secret of the captain's demise remained unsolved for almost a hundred years. but if Charles Hall's frozen grave in northern Greenland used to be opened, and hair and fingernail samples have been retrieved, forensic scientists have been ultimately in a position to achieve a stunning end. Now, telling the entire tale for the 1st time, no 1 manhattan instances bestselling writer Bruce Henderson—whose works were praised as "compelling" (Los Angeles occasions e-book evaluate) and "compulsively readable" (San Francisco Examiner)—has researched unique transcripts of the U.S. army inquests, own papers of Captain corridor, post-mortem and forensic stories in relation to the century-old crime, the ship's unique log, own journals saved via crewmen, and hero-survivor George Tyson's diary and family members papers to convey to lifestyles essentially the most mysterious tragedies of yankee arctic exploration.

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A History of Howard Johnson's: How a Massachusetts Soda Fountain Became an American Icon (American Palate)

By Anthony Mitchell Sammarco

Howard Johnson created an orange-roofed empire of ice cream stands and eating places that stretched from Maine to Florida and all of the solution to the West Coast. Popularly often called the daddy of the Franchise Industry," Johnson brought strong meals and costs that introduced appreciative clients again for extra. the sexy white Colonial Revival eating places, with crowd pleasing porcelain tile roofs, illuminated cupolas and sea blue shutters, have been defined in "Reader's Digest" in 1949 because the epitome of "eating locations that appear like New England city assembly homes dressed up for Sunday." Boston historian and writer Anthony M. Sammarco recounts how Howard Johnson brought twenty-eight flavors of ice cream, the "Tendersweet" clam strips, grilled frankforts and a menu of scrumptious and standard meals that households eagerly loved after they traveled."

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Roadfood: The Coast-to-Coast Guide to 900 of the Best Barbecue Joints, Lobster Shacks, Ice Cream Parlors, Highway Diners, and Much, Much More (9th Edition)

By Jane Stern, Michael Stern

First released in 1977, the unique Roadfood grew to become an rapid vintage. James Beard stated, "This is a booklet that you can hold with you, irrespective of the place you're going in those usa. It's a treasure condo of information."

Now this imperative advisor is again, in a much bigger and higher variation, masking 500 of the country's top neighborhood eateries from Maine to California. With greater than 250 thoroughly new listings and thorough updates of previous favorites, the recent Roadfood bargains a longer journey of the cheapest, most delightful eating thoughts alongside America's highways and again roads.

Filled with attractive choices for chain-weary-travelers, Roadfood presents descriptions of and instructions to (complete with nearby maps) the easiest lobster shacks at the East Coast; the last word fish fry joints down South; the main indulgent steak homes within the Midwest; and dozens of top-notch diners, hotdog stands, ice-cream parlors, and uniquely nearby unearths in among. every one access delves into the folkways of a restaurant's locale in addition to the eating event itself, and every is written within the Sterns' unique and colourful variety. A cornucopia for street warriors and armchair epicures alike, Roadfood is a street map to a couple of the tastiest treasures within the usa.

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Best Bike Rides Los Angeles: The Greatest Recreational Rides in the Metro Area (Best Bike Rides Series)

Los Angeles is domestic to a couple of the easiest paved roads, dust roads, mountain motorcycle trails, and motorbike paths. Best motorbike Rides Los Angeles describes over 40 of the main varied leisure and scenic rides within the la region. With such a lot rides among three and 50 miles, ranging in altitude from simply above sea point alongside the seashores to over 5,600 ft ascending a height within the San Gabriel Mountains, it is easy to discover a trip that fits your tastes. every one direction contains whole pointbypoint miles and instructions, map, textual content description of the driving sector, GPS coordinates of the start/finish aspect, and fullcolor images of the ride's positive aspects. greater than only a path consultant, Best motorcycle Rides l. a. gives the reader vital info, reminiscent of natural world, heritage, folklore, exact occasions, and cultural happenings.

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  • GPS coordinates
  • Detailed miles and directions
  • Descriptions of what you will see alongside the way
  • Full-color photos

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Venice & the Veneto (Eyewitness Travel Guides)

By Brenda Birmingham

DK Eyewitness Travel's full-color guidebooks to countless numbers of locations all over the world actually express you what others simply let you know. they've got develop into popular for his or her visible excellence, along with extraordinary images, 3-D mapping, and specifically commissioned cutaway illustrations.

DK Eyewitness commute Guides are the single courses that paintings both good for concept, as a making plans software, a realistic source whereas touring, and a memento following any journey.

every one consultant is full of the up to date, trustworthy vacation spot info each traveller wishes, together with large inn and eating place listings, themed itineraries, lush images, and various maps.

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