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Lonely Planet's 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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The Great Explorers

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by Robin Hanbury-Tenison (editor)
The Great Explorers profiles 40 of the world’s greatest explorers, from Europe, America, Asia and Australia. The man who has been hailed as the greatest explorer of the recent times, Robin Hanbury-Tenison presents us with the men and women who trod the paths never taken before and who changed our perception of the world through their courageous explorations, opening our eyes to the physical, natural and his...
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Microadventures: Local Discoveries for Great Escapes

by Humphreys, Alastair
Refresh your life with a tiny little adventure that's close to home and easy on your pocket. Inspiration is abundant in this brilliant and beautifully-illustrated guide.
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Trans-Siberian Handbook

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by Bryn Thomas
The definitive guide to the World's Greatest Rail Journey: a trip across Siberia on the longest continuous railway track in the world is undoubtedly the journey of a lifetime. It's also a convenient way to reach China, Mongolia or Japan. Tickets are not expensive or difficult to arrange.
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The Boy Who Biked the World: Part 3: Riding Home Through Asia

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by Alastair Humphries
The Boy who Biked the World – Part Three: Riding Home Through Asia is a children’s book telling the story of Tom overcoming his fears and setting off on an epic adventure to become the boy who biked the world!
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Heat: Extreme Adventures at the Highest Temperatures on Earth

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by Fiennes, Sir Ranulph, Bt OBE
Fresh from finishing the Marathon des Sables, Ranulph Fiennes has become the oldest Briton to complete this ultimate endurance test. The world's greatest living explorer, has travelled to some of the most remote, dangerous parts of the globe. Well-known for his experiences at the poles and climbing Everest, he has also endured some of the hottest conditions on the planet, where temperatures regularly exceed...
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Morocco Overland

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by Chris Scott
Morocco Overland in Trailblazer’s Adventure Travel covering over 10,000km and featuring 56 detailed GPS off-road routes for 4WDs, motorcycles and mountain bikes as well as scenic byways suitable for all.
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Lost City of the Incas

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by Hiram Bingham
First published in the 1950s, The Lost City of the Incas by Hiram Bingham is the amazing account of the impressive discovery in 1911 of the lost city of Machu Picchu. Re-published now with an introduction by Hugh Thomson, this story is as fascinating as the ancient Incas civilization itself.
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Overlanders' Handbook

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by Chris Scott
Overlanders' Handbook in Trailblazer’s Adventure Travel Guide series is the definitive manual for planning and undertaking a vehicle-dependent adventure across Africa, Asia and Latina America, written in Chris’s entertaining and jargon-free language style.
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Addicted to Adventure: Between Rocks and Cold Places

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by Shepton, Bob
Bob Shepton is an ordained minister in the Church of England in his late 70s, but spends most of his time sailing into the Arctic and making first ascents of inaccessible mountains. No tea parties for this vicar. Opening with the disastrous fire that destroyed his yacht whilst he was ice-bound in Greenland, the book travels back to his childhood growing up on the rubber plantation his father managed in Mala...
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Rowing After the White Whale: A Crossing of the Indian Ocean by Hand

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by Adair, James
'Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut' - Ernest Hemingway Over a boozy Sunday lunch, flatmates James Adair and Ben Stenning made a promise to row across the ocean. At first they considered the Pacific, then the Atlantic, but once James Cracknell and Ben Fogle completed the high-profile Atlantic Rowing Race, their thoughts turned to the Indian Ocean, lo...
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The Silk Roads

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by Paul Wilson
The Silk Roads in Trailblazer’s Adventure Travel Guide series including city guides and maps highlighting 55 stopovers along the way, as well as lesser known routes – southern Taklamakan, Karakorum Highway, Marco Polo’s route to Xanadu.
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The Old Man and the Sea: A True Story of Crossing the Atlantic by Raft

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by Smith, Anthony
Octogenarian Anthony Smith's journey was originally inspired by both the Kontiki Expedition of Thor Heyerdahl (who he knew) and the incredible story of the survivors of a 1940 boat disaster, who spent 70 days adrift in the Atlantic, eventually reaching land emaciated and close to death. While this might sound like a voyage no-one would wish to emulate, to octogenarian Anthony Smith it sounded like an advent...
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1519: A Journey to the End of Time

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by Harrison, John
When Hernan Cortes met the Mayans, Aztecs and other cultures of the gulf coast of Mexico in 1519, it was the first extended contact between the peoples of continental America and Europe. The Spanish found cities larger and better run than any in Europe, and pyramids greater than Egypt's. The Aztecs believed time was running down and they lived in the final age of the world. Many Spaniards believed Christ's ...
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The Ghosts of K2: The Epic Saga of the First Ascent

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by Mick Conefrey
At 28,251 ft, K2 might be almost 800 ft shorter than Everest, but it's a far harder climb. In this definitive account, Mick Conefrey grippingly describes the early attempts to reach the summit and provides a fascinating exploration of the first ascent's complex legacy.
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Three Letters From the Andes

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by Patrick Leigh Fermor
“Three Letters From the Andes” is Patrick Leigh Fermor’s wonderful and very much personally accurate look at a trip to South America made over forty years ago. In 1971 Fermor accompanied five friends on a remarkable journey into the high Andes of Peru. His adventure took him from Cuzco to Urubamba, on to Puno and Juli on Lake Titicaca, down to Arequipa and finally back to Lima. The expedition was led by a w...
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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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Sisters of Sinai

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by Janet Soskice
Sisters of Sinai is the story of how Scottish twin sisters made one of the most important manuscript finds of the nineteenth century - an early copy of the gospels which lay hidden in the Sinai desert. We trace the footsteps of the intrepid pair from the Ayrshire of their childhood, as they voyage to Egypt, Sinai and beyond, coping with camels, unscrupulous dragomen, and unpredictable welcomes, not least fr...
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Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins

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by Francis, Gavin
This is shortlisted for the RSL Ondaatje prize. Gavin Francis fulfilled a lifetime's ambition when he spent fourteen months as the base-camp doctor at Halley, a profoundly isolated British research station on the Caird Coast of Antarctica. So remote, it is said to be easier to evacuate a casualty from the International Space Station than it is to bring someone out of Halley in winter. Antarctica offered a y...
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The Origin of Species and The Voyage of the Beagle

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by Charles Darwin
The Origin of Species changed the world. When the eminent naturalist Charles Darwin returned from South America on board HMS Beagle in 1836, he brought with him the notes and evidence which would form the basis of his landmark theory of evolution of species by a process of natural selection. Darwin's theory, published as On the Origin of Species in 1859, is the basis of modern biology and the concept of bio...
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