Books in category Travel – Special Interest

  • The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons

    The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons
    J. W. Powell

    Full text of Powell's 1,000-mile expedition down the fabled Colorado in 1869. Superb account of terrain, geology, vegetation, Indians, famine, mutiny, treacherous rapids, mighty canyons. 240 illustrations.

  • Adventure Guide Virgin Islands

    Adventure Guide Virgin Islands
    Lynne M. Sullivan

    This is one in a series of adventure guides aimed at independent travellers. Each book offers information and advice on adventurous activities, as well as details of accommodation, restaurants, transport, etc.

  • The Other Side of Everest

    The Other Side of Everest
    Matt Dickinson

    Anyone who has ever pushed beyond familiar limits of physical and psychological endurance will cherish this book. From the Hardcover edition.

  • You Can Be a Gymnast

    You Can Be a Gymnast
    Alix Wood

    In order to compete high on the rings, flip through the air, and doing walking handstands on the beam, gymnasts have to be strong, flexible, and confident.

  • Shipwrecked

    Evan L. Balkan

    A heady voyage through human suffering at the hands of unforgiving oceans, cruel captains, and implacable fate, this latest collection of Evan Balkan's impeccably researched true adventures details 14 major maritime disasters.

  • Slow Boats to Europe

    Slow Boats to Europe
    Trevor Cherrett

    An epic River Journey from the English Channel to the Black Sea. Ten European countries crossed by boats, bicycles and the occasional train. An evocative description of Europe at a time of great economic, social and political change.

  • How to Be a Wildflower

    How to Be a Wildflower

    Encouraging self-discovery through encounters with nature, beloved artist Katie Daisy brings her beautiful paintings and lettering to this collection of things to do and make, quotes, meditations, natural history, and more.

  • Surf UK

    Surf UK
    Alf Alderson

    This is your ultimate guide to BritainÕs surf beaches.

  • The Lune Valley and Howgills

    The Lune Valley and Howgills
    Dennis Kelsall, Jan Kelsall

    This guidebook offers a wide range of walks from the source of the river Lune in the Howgill Fells to Glasson Dock, just below Lancaster.

  • The Great Canadian Bucket List

    The Great Canadian Bucket List
    Robin Esrock

    Renowned travel writer and TV host Robin Esrock visited every province and territory to craft the definitive national Bucket List.

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