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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

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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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Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travelist: The 500 Best Places on the Planet...Ranked

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by Andrew Bain
Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide publisher, brings you the world...ranked. What will be number 1, you ask? We have the answer.
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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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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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Canoeing the Congo

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by Phil Harwood
An exhilarating and terrifying account of the historic first source-to-sea descent of the Congo. At 2,922 miles, the Congo is the eighth longest river and the deepest in the world, with a flow rate second only to the Amazon. Ex-Marine Phil Harwood embarked on an epic solo journey from the river's true source in the highlands of Zambia through war-torn Central Africa. With no outside help whatsoever he faced...
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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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Ten Cities That Made an Empire

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by Tristram Hunt
From Tristram Hunt, award-winning author of 'The Frock-Coated Communist' and leading UK politician, 'Ten Cities that Made an Empire' presents a new approach to Britain's imperial past through the cities that epitomised it. Since the return of Hong Kong to China in 1997 and the end days of Empire, Britain's colonial past has been the subject of passionate debate. Tristram Hunt goes beyond the now familiar ar...
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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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Adventure Motorcycling Handbook

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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 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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To the Ends of the Earth

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by Fiennes, Sir Ranulph, Bt OBE
Ranulph Fiennes has entered the public imagination as the intrepid explorer par excellance. Taunted by his wife over the challenge of the never-before attempted circumpolar navigation of the globe, he set off in 1979 on a gruelling 52,000 mile adventure. Together with fellow members of 21 SAS regiment, Fiennes left from Greenwich, travelling over land, passing through both ends of the polar axis. Completed ...
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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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The Dangerous Book for Boys

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by Conn Iggulden
Conn Iggulden’s Dangerous Book for Boys is destined to become a publishing classic. Writing for Harper Collins in his first non-fiction work, Iggulden writes with the verve and passion that his readers have come to expect. This book has been written with his brother as a celebration of the long summers of their youth and as a compendium of information so vital to men of all ages. Lavishly designed and full...
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Where There is No Doctor

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by David Werner
This book is much more than a book on first aid. It explains in simple words and diagrams what anyone living far from medical centres can do to prevent, recognise and treat many illnesses.
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Shackleton's Boat Journey

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by Worsley, Frank Arthur
On August 1, 1914, on the eve of World War I, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his hand-picked crew embarked in HMS Endurance from London's West India Dock, for an expedition to the Antarctic. It was to turn into one of the most breathtaking survival stories of all time. Even as they coasted down the channel, Shackleton wired back to London to offer his ship to the war effort. The reply came from the First Lord of...
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One Man's Everest

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by Kenton Cool
The story that emerged from the Everest base camp on 21st May 2013 was remarkable even in its bare essentials. A British climber had marked the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of the world's highest peak by climbing not just Everest but the two huge mountains next to it, all in one go. It was an astonishing feat of endurance. Kenton Cool and his Sherpa partner, Dorje Gylgen, had gained and lost ten ver...
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The Expedition: Solving the Mystery of a Polar Tragedy

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by Uusma, Bea
11 July, 1897. Three men set out in a hydrogen balloon bound for the North Pole. They never return. Two days into their journey they make a crash landing then disappear into a white nightmare. 33 years later. The men's bodies are found, perfectly preserved under the snow and ice. They had enough food, clothing and ammunition to survive. Why did they die? 66 years later. Bea Uusma is at a party. Bored, she ...
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Heat: Extreme Adventures at the Highest Temperatures on Earth

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by Sir Ranulph Fiennes 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 e...
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