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Sticking with it: A Sea Kayak Odyssey Around Britain

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by Woollven, Rowland
This is an account of the 19th circumnavigation of Britain by sea kayak - by the oldest paddler to complete this, the premier sea kayak expedition in British waters. In 2008, Rowland Woollven and Cath Tanner set off from Ilfracombe in North Devon with the intention of returning there - via Cape Wrath and Dover! - later that same year. Things did not quite go according to plan, however; beset by bad weather ...
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A Walk by the Sea: A Journey into the New Millennium

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by Chatterton, John Brant
"The British coast is where journeys begin and where journeys end, where sun rises and where sun sets." In John Chatterton's A Walk by the Sea, John tells the story of his journey from Land's End to circumnavigate an island with a longer coastline than France or India with an infinite variety of landscapes, seascapes and cultures. After having always wanted to walk the coastline of Great Britain and returni...
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Inside the Crocodile: The Papua New Guinea Journals

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by Nicholson, Trish
In the wilds of the most diverse nation on earth, while she copes with crocodiles under the blackboard and sorcery in the office, Trish Nicholson survives near-fatal malaria and mollifies irascible politicians and an ever-changing roster of bosses - realities of life for a development worker. With a background in anthropology and a successful management career in Europe, five years on a development project ...
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Without a Paddle: Tales from the Tyne and Rivers Far Away

Born and bred in the North East of England, David Moffatt had no intention of disturbing his deep roots in the banks of the Tyne until his University tutor asked him to go to Mato Grosso in Brazil. With a fraught love life, and his football team heading for relegation, suddenly a year in the jungle sounded like a good idea. His life is changed forever...Against a backdrop of growing up in postwar Tyneside, ...
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Temples Along the Nile

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by Symons, Sarah
Temples Along the Nile transports the reader down the Nile to visit the concentration of the best-preserved temples in the world, with vivid descriptions of the wonderful wall paintings and carvings to be found there - some in near-perfect condition, even after thousands of years. Perhaps the most interesting sites explored in the book are the iconic rock temples of Ramses II and his queen, Neferatari, at A...
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Reedbound: A Year on Ireland's Waterways

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by Byford, Giles
Life afloat suits some people, and with a business that's made living and working all over the English waterways possible, it suits Giles Byford and Jill Parkinson so well they feel blessed. Everything, from the circumstances of finding their first narrowboat to rejecting academia, seems to bring rewards; so they're not surprised that the same strange magic appears to be working its charm when they set abou...
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Essex Coast Walk

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by Peter Caton
When Peter Caton set out to walk the Essex coast he had no idea of the beauty, wildlife and stories that he would find on the way. He takes the reader up and down the many creeks and estuaries of the longest coastline of any English county, through nature reserves, seaside resorts, unspoilt villages, sailing centres and alongside industry past and present.
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No Boat Required

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by Peter Caton
When is an island not an island? Peter Caton takes us to all four corners of England, Scotland and Wales to find out. Sharing our nation's fascination with islands, Peter sets out to be the first person to visit all 43 tidal islands which can be walked to from the UK mainland. Along the way he faces many challenges: precipitous cliffs, vicious dogs, disappearing footpaths, lost bus drivers, fast tides, quic...
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Appointment in Zambia

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by Dunn Sara
'We could always go overland now that we have wheels,' Ross had suggested out of the blue. I'd pulled out an atlas and we'd traced a route down through Africa via countries still marked with their colonial names. Only two strips of water interrupted the flow of land between Edinburgh and Chingola; the English Channel and the Straits of Gibraltar. Fourteen months had passed since Neil Armstrong walked on the...
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Bewitched by Burma

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by Carter Anne
Spanning fifty years from the days of the British Raj to the granting of full independence after the Japanese conflict, Bewitched by Burma tells a vivid and often humorous tale of the challenges of life in Burma faced by Anglican missionaries. Setting out on the five-week sea passage to Burma, these men and women left comfortable but boring lives in Edwardian Britain in search of adventure. Their task was t...
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The Adventures of a Mzungu: A Light-Hearted Look a the Ups and Downs of Visiting Africa

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by Ardron, David
The Adventures of a Mzungu takes a light-hearted look at the ups and downs of travelling and working in Africa, as seen through the eyes of a bewildered novice who had never before wandered outside of the UK. Travel with David on his first visit to a Nairobi shanty town, where he is startled by a Masai security guard, has his first taste of African public transport, and survives an encounter with a water bu...
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Virgile's Vineyard: A Year in the Languedoc Wine Country

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by Moon, Patrick
How did a region, so long notorious for mere quantity, transform itself into one of the world's most exciting vineyards? And what does it take to make a great wine - even on a shoestring? In Virgile's Vineyard, Patrick Moon explores the world of Languedoc wine. Among the cast of characters that Patrick meets during his year of discovery is Virgile, a young local wine-maker who offers to initiate him into th...
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Hidey Holes

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by Whitcomb, Robin
We are all so familiar with the picture-postcard, well-known beauty spots dotted around the coastline that we often ignore the most eye-catching hideaways. Robin Whitcomb's new guide to England and Wales' hidden gems unearths more stunning locations, some of which he first glimpsed while putting together his last book, Home Sweet Home. Travelling through Cornwall with his excitable chocolate Labrador Coco, ...
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Invisible Pleasures

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by Pollard, R.
A highly amusing memoir from a newly published author, Invisible Pleasures beautifully and vividly describes his life from the first tremors of his imagination as a child, through his early memories in the War, to the wild youthful Rabelaisian excitement of the 60s in London and his subsequent working in Borneo and Malaya as an architect. It is an unrequited love story and a travelogue through parts of the ...
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Bearback - The World Overland

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by Pat Garrod
Bearback – The World Overland is the story of two GPs, one motorcycle and a remarkable four-year trip around the world. Downing stethoscopes and filling a 41-litre pannier with their life, Dr Pat Garrod and his wife escaped the rat race and set off to circumnavigate the globe. The couple travelled unsupported across the deserts of Africa, over the mountains of the Andes, deep into the jungles of Indochina,...
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France, the Soul of a Journey

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by ODonnell, R J
France, the Soul of a Journey is a travel memoir that really gets into the veins of France's lush ambience. R J ODonnell recounts a holiday there with three travelling companions, proving with humour and literary flourish why France is the most visited country in the world. From the chain of spires in medieval Normandy, south to the Loire Valley where Renaissance France and the ideas of the great civilisati...
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The Realm of the Desert Elephant

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by Wildblood Chris
The Realm of the Desert Elephant is a magical photographic journey through Namibia's harsh, enchanted and unforgiving lands The Realm of the Desert Elephant is the stunning record of Chris Wildblood's wonderful journeys through the Kunene region in Northwest Namibia, one of the last true wilderness areas of Sub-Saharan Africa. This spectacular book captures not only the elusive desert elephants in their nat...
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Bedbugs - The Perils and Misadventures of an Anxious Traveller

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by Jonathan Hehir
Set in locations around the globe, this collection of events linked by emotion and irrational thought is written for anyone with anxieties about travel.
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Cornwall & The Isles Of Scilly

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by David Clegg
This second edition of the best selling guide to Cornwall is fully updated for 2005. No other guide provides as complete coverage of where to go, what to do, sites of interest, essays on history, architecture and art, as well as comprehensive listings of places to stay, eat and drink. It is the only guide you need.
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Islands & Fringes - Exploring the Dramatic Fringes of Britain

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by Plummer, John
Like most journeys this book moves between light and shade, funny and deadly serious, mundane and inspirational. It reflects on some common themes, such as childhood, schooling, and the unique good fortune of the post war generation - and how it played its hand.
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