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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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Expedition: Adventures into Uncharted Territory

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by Backshall, Steve
There are still dark corners of our planet that are yet to be explored. In this remarkable book, Steve Backshall offers an unflinching account of his adventures into these uncharted territories around the globe, in search of world firsts. Each location brings its own epic challenges - whether it's the first climb of an arctic ice fall in Greenland, the first recorded navigation of a South American river, or...
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Great Expeditions

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by Greenwood, Alan
Foreword by Levison Wood, presenter of 'Walking the Americas'. A comprehensive, fascinating and inspiring gallery of the great adventures that changed our world.
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Philosophy for Polar Explorers

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by Kagge, Erling
The secret to a good life, seen from the ice, is to keep your joys simple. 'Erling Kagge transforms and consoles us' Alain de Botton ____________________________ Erling Kagge was the first man in history to reach all of the Earth's poles by foot - the North, the South, and the summit of Everest. In Philosophy for Polar Explorers he brings together the wisdom and expertise he has gained from the expedi...
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Ottoman Odyssey: Travels through a Lost Empire: Shortlisted for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year Award

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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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Extreme Survivors: 60 epic stories of human endurance

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Foreword by Bear Grylls, presenter of Running Wild and The Island. The most daring escapes, famous shipwrecks, and ultimate survival stories. These are astonishing stories of human endurance and endeavour. Compelling descriptions combined with illustrative maps give you a full understanding of the world’s greatest survival stories.
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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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Explorers: Amazing Tales of the World's Greatest Adventures

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by Hawke, Jessamy
Meet famous explorers and adventurers in this exciting non-fiction storybook for children. Venture into steaming jungles in search of lost temples, fight off frostbite in the Arctic, and blast off into space!
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Scouts: The Stories That Built a Movement

Discover how a global phenomenon began with a small adventure camp in 1907 and grew into a movement of 50 million members that equips young people with valuable skills for life.
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Beyond the Known: How Exploration Created the Modern World and Will Take Us to the Stars

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by Rader, Andrew
From brilliant young polymath Andrew Rader - an MIT-credentialled scientist, popular podcast host and SpaceX mission manager - an illuminating chronicle of exploration that spotlights humans' insatiable desire to continually push into new and uncharted territory, from civilisation's earliest days to current planning for interstellar travel.
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Expandable Explorations: Wild World: Explore Five Pull-Out Panoramic Scenes

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by de la Bedoyere, Camilla
Go inside five amazing animal habitats around the world in this giant pull-out guide. Study an animal environment, peer through die-cut windows to more animals inside, then slide the large format page extenders and get a whole new perspective on life in the wild. Habitats include: the Amazon rainforest, the Great Barrier Reef, a North American Forest, the Arctic and the African savanna. Each scene is brough...
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Expeditions Unpacked: What the Great Explorers Took into the Unknown

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by Stafford, Ed
"A fascinating and unique look at these celebrated expeditions. Ed Stafford knows all too well how important an explorer’s kit can be and this brilliant book gives great insight into the role it plays." Sir Ranulph Fiennes
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Endeavour: The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World

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by Moore, Peter
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER `HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR' Christopher Hart, Sunday Times An inventive biography of one of the most famous ships of all time - an alluring combination of history, adventure and science From Johnson's Dictionary to campaigns for liberty, the Enlightenment was an age of endeavours. `Endeavour' was also the name given to a commonplace, coal-carrying vessel bought by the Roy...
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Touching The Void

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by Simpson, Joe
'Touching the Void' is the heart-stopping account of Joe Simpson's terrifying adventure in the Peruvian Andes. He and his climbing partner, Simon, reached the summit of the remote Siula Grande in June 1995. A few days later, Simon staggered into Base Camp, exhausted and frost-bitten, with news that that Joe was dead.
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South: The Endurance Expedition

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by Shackleton, Sir Ernest Henry
The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition was perhaps the most ambitious, elaborate and confident of all the British attempts to master the South Pole. Like the others it ended in disaster, with the Endeavour first trapped and then crushed to pieces in the ice and its crew trapped in the Antarctic, seemingly doomed to a slow and horrible death. In the face of extraordinary odds, Shackleton, the expedition's l...
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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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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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Shackleton: By Endurance We Conquer

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by Smith, Michael
Ernest Shackleton is one of history's great explorers, an extraordinary character who pioneered the path to the South Pole over 100 years ago and became a dominant figure in Antarctic discovery. A charismatic personality, his incredible adventures on four expeditions have captivated generations and inspired a dynamic, modern following in business leadership. None more so than the Endurance mission, where Sh...
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The Boy Who Biked the World: Riding the Americas

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by Alastair Humphreys
Tom dreamed of being an adventurer. But people told him he was crazy, so he decided to prove them wrong by cycling round the world! The first book of adventures followed Tom across Europe and through the mysterious landscapes of Africa.
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Voyage of the Beagle

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by Charles Darwin
‘In England any person fond of natural history enjoys a great advantage … but in these fertile climates, teeming with life, the attractions are so numerous, that he is scarcely able to walk at all’
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