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The Globetrotter: Victorian Excursions in India, China and Japan

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by Miller, Amy
In the mid-nineteenth century, as new routes opened up, a new generation of travellers embarked on excursions to India, China and Japan. Globetrotters - leisure tourists with a keen interest in experiencing authentic culture - flocked to the East, casting aside preconceptions and gravitating towards what they hoped to be the unchanged landscapes and traditions of Eastern cultures.
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The Electricity of Every Living Thing: A Woman's Walk in the Wild to Find Her Way Home

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by May, Katherine
To coincide with the paperback launch, Katherine May joins us on Thursday 6th June to talk about her experiences walking the 630-mile South West Coast Path while coming to terms with her diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome.
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Ottoman Odyssey: Travels through a Lost Empire

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by Scott, Alev
Shortlisted for the 2019 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award's Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year Alev Scott's odyssey began when she looked beyond Turkey's borders for contemporary traces of the Ottoman Empire. Their 800-year rule ended a century ago - and yet, travelling through twelve countries from Kosovo to Greece to Palestine, she uncovers a legacy that's vital and relevant; ...
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Paddling Britain: 50 Best Places to Explore by S.U.P, Kayak & Canoe

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by Carr, Lizzie
This new, unique guide from Bradt is the definitive guide to stand up paddle boarding across British coastlines and inland waterways. Written by Lizzie Carr, aka Lizzie Outside, Britain's best known paddle boarder, it reveals the 60 best places to go paddle boarding in Britain, from Devon and Cornwall to Monmouthshire, Norfolk, Cumbria and the Cairngorms. It also provides the full run-down on everything you...
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Wild Ruins BC: The explorer's guide to Britain's ancient sites

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by Hamilton, Dave
Wild Ruins B.C. reveals the extraordinary tale of Britain's human story before Christianity, from the first human footprints of 800,000 years ago, to ancient axe factories, rock art, stone circles, mountain burials, sunset hill forts, lost villages and temples to the dead.
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The Golden Atlas: The Greatest Explorations, Quests and Discoveries on Maps

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by Brooke-Hitching, Edward
Shortlisted for the 2019 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award's Photography & Illustrated Travel Book of the Year The Golden Atlas is a spectacular visual history of exploration and cartography, a treasure chest of adventures from the chronicles of global discovery, illustrated with a selection of the most beautiful maps ever created. The book reveals how the world came to be known, ...
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Polar Eskimo

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by Hibbert, Alex
In December of 2013, Alex Hibbert led an international quartet of polar travellers to the extreme north of Arctic Greenland. After a huge storm destroyed their intended route to the North Pole in the darkness of winter, instead of retreating, they decided to explore the beautiful but unforgiving region of Avanerriaq, the home of the Polar Eskimos. What followed was six months of harsh education, gripping ad...
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Horizon

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by Lopez, Barry
'The greatest nature writer in the world ... He is also the greatest travel writer ... [an] astounding new memoir' Sunday Times 'Horizon is magnificent; a contemporary epic' Robert Macfarlane, author of Underland From the author of the classic Arctic Dreams comes a vivid recollection of his travels around the world and the encounters that have shaped an extraordinary life. Taking us nearly from pole...
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Lonely Planet Ultimate Travelist: The 500 Best Places on the Planet...Ranked

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by Andrew Bain
This compilation of the 500 most unmissable sights and attractions in the world has been ranked by Lonely Planet's global community of travel experts, so big name mega-sights such as the Eiffel Tower and the Taj Mahal battle it out with lesser-known hidden gems for a prized place in the top 10, making this the only bucket list you'll ever need.
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One River: Explorations and Discoveries in the Amazon Rain Forest

by Davis, Wade
In 1941, Richard Evans Schultes took a leave of absence from Harvard University and disappeared into the Northern Amazon of Colombia. The world's leading authority on the hallucinogens and medicinal plants of the region, he returned after twelve years of travelling through South America in a dug-out canoe, mapping uncharted rivers, living among local tribes and documenting the knowledge of shamans. Thirty y...
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Adventure Motorcycling Handbook

by Chris Scott
Adventure Motorcycling in Trailblazer’s Adventure Travel Guide series packed with practical information – top ten overland machines, choosing a destination, routes, bike preparation, documentation and shipping – as well as trans-continental routes outlines and ‘Tales from the saddle’.
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The Worst Journey in the World

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by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
The Worst Journey in the World has been an aknowledged masterpiece of travel writing and one of the most celebrated and compelling of all books on Antarctic exploration, ever since it’s initial publication in 1922.
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Break Point: SAS: Who Dares Wins Host's Incredible True Story

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by Ollerton, Ollie
OLLIE OLLERTON CO-HOSTS SAS: WHO DARES WINS ALONGSIDE ANT MIDDLETON, JASON FOX and MARK BILLINGHAM. THIS IS HIS INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY Where is your break point? Is it here? Facing the gruelling SAS selection process on one leg, with a busted ankle and the finish line nowhere in sight? Or here? Under heavy fire from armed kidnappers while protecting journalists en route to Baghdad. Or is it here? At the ...
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Spark Happiness: 50 Ways to Celebrate the Everyday

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by Chronicle Books
The prompts inside this cheerful matchbox offer inspiring ideas for sharing and cultivating moments of joy, appreciating bright spots, and celebrating the everyday. Petite and sweet, this little box of happiness makes a great stocking stuffer, birthday gift, or thank-you for exceptional party hosts.
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I May Be Some Time: The Story Behind the Antarctic Tragedy of Captain Scott

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by Spufford, Francis
When Captain Scott died in 1912 on his way back from the South Pole, his story became a myth embedded in the national imagination. Everyone remembers the doomed Captain Oates's last words: 'I'm just going outside, and I may be some time.' Francis Spufford's celebrated and prize-winning history shows how Scott's death was the culmination of a national enchantment with vast empty spaces, the beauty of untrodd...
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Beneath Another Sky: A Global Journey into History

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by Davies, Norman
Human history is a tale not just of constant change, but of perpetual restlessness. In Beneath Another Sky the esteemed historian Norman Davies embarks upon a journey round the world to show the layers of experience that underpin our present - and brilliantly complicate our view of the past.
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Along the Divide: Walking the Wild Spine of Scotland

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by Townsend, Chris
Chris Townsend embarks on a 700-mile walk along the spine of Scotland, the line of high ground where fallen rain runs either west to the Atlantic or east to the North Sea. Walking before the Independence Referendum of 2014, and writing after the EU Referendum of 2016, he reflects on: nature and history, conservation and rewilding, land use and literature, and change in a time of limitless potential for both...
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Pacific Exploration: Voyages of Discovery from Captain Cook's Endeavour to the Beagle

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by Rigby, Nigel
Captain Cook is generally acknowledged as the first great European scientific explorer. His voyage of exploration to the Pacific in HM bark Endeavour, commencing in 1768, lasted almost three years, recorded thousands of miles of uncharted lands and seas - including New Zealand, the east coast of Australia and many Pacific islands - and tested all Cook's skills as a navigator, seaman and leader. His voyages ...
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The White Darkness

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by Grann, David
One man's perilous quest to cross Antarctica in the footsteps of Shackleton. Henry Worsley was a devoted husband and father and a decorated British special forces officer who believed in honour and sacrifice. He was also a man obsessed. He spent his life idolizing Ernest Shackleton, the 19th-century polar explorer, who tried to become the first person to reach the South Pole and later sought to cross Anta...
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Nelson's Arctic Voyage: The Royal Navy's first Polar Expedition 1773

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by Goodwin, Peter
In the summer of 1773 the 14-year old Horatio Nelson took part in an expedition to the Arctic, which came close to ending his naval career before it had begun. The expedition was to find a navigable northern passage between the Atlantic and Pacific, and was supported by the Royal Society and King George III. Two bomb vessels HMS Racehorse and Carcass were fitted out and strengthened under the command of Cap...
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