Olympic National Park : A Natural History, Fourth Edition

"Tim McNulty goes through Olympic National Park one ecosystem at a time, traveling from the mountains to the forests and on to the coast before turning his attention to the impact humans have had on the park's landscape. There's also a quick help section that tells you where to go to see wildflowers, old-growth forests, and wildlife. Too, he tosses in species checklists to help you keep track of what you've seen."―Kurt Repanshek, Nat...

NZ Frenzy North Island New Zealand 3rd Edition

Gem of a book. It was my bible for the North Island trip. I still did some of the touristy stuff (The Shire, staying in Auckland etc.). However, majority of the places I visited in the North were suggestions in this book. Loved the book so much, I am still carrying the book in my backpack after my trip is over. Guys, don't even think twice. Get the book, it has the GPS coordinates to the places you want to visit, it has perfect descr...

Thai in 60 Minutes

Anyone can get a quick start to learning basic everyday words in a foreign language with ...In 60 Minutes, an all-audio course that conveys and instills useful language within an hour. It's easy - no book needed and no grammar rules to learn! Each phrase is repeated so the listener can commit it to memory. For those who want to associate the written word with what they've learned, a 16-page PDF booklet is included listing all words p...

Travels Among the Dena: Exploring Alaska's Yukon Valley

This robust and engaging travel narrative re-creates a remarkable adventure in the summer of 1935, when Frederica de Laguna, then in her late 20s, led a party of three other scientists down the rivers of the middle and lower Yukon valley, making a geological and archaeological reconnaissance. De Laguna has based her story on her field notes, journals, and letters home. She augments this first-hand account with excerpts from the repor...

Traveller's Guide to Zimbabwe

This guide to Zimbabwe, highlighting the major tourist attractions throughout the country, is designed for holidaymakers and serious travellers alike. It includes practical details as well as background information and maps. Each region is described in detail and the major tourist attractions are covered: the game-rich areas of Hwange National Park and Lake Kariba; Victoria Falls; Mana Pools; Matobo; and the Eastern Highlands.

Noa Noa: The Tahiti Journal Of Paul Gauguin

In 1894, Paul Gauguin left what he considered to be a culturally bereft Europe to live an unfettered life in a tropical paradiseTahiti. It was there that he produced some of his most beautiful and best-known paintings, as well as another masterpiece: this enchanting journal. Complete with sensuous woodblock prints and sketches, this exquisitely designed editionfirst published by Chronicle in 1994 and now reissued with a beautiful new...

New York - Le plaisir de mieux voyager

Avec ses 292 pages et ses 75 plans, le guide Ulysse New York est le plus complet pour tout savoir sur la grosse pomme. Il vous fait découvrir les multiples dimensions de cette incroyable mégalopole, depuis ses attraits mondialement connus jusqu'aux rues de ses quartiers résidentiels à l'atmosphère unique. Pour votre prochain voyage dans la Big Apple, Ulysse vous entraîne de Wall Street à Central Park en passant par le magnifique Metr...

The London Compendium

The streets of London resonate with secret stories, from East End lore to Cold War espionage, from tales of riots, rakes, brothers, anarchy and grisly murders, to Rolling Stones gigs, gangland drinking dens, Orwell's Fitzrovia and Lenin's haunts. Ed Glinert has walked the city from Limehouse to Lambeth, Whitehall to Whitechapel, unravelling its mysteries along the way. This is London as you have never seen it before.

Backpacker's Britain: Vol. 3: Northern Scotland: The Highlands and Islands

A guidebook to the rich mix of summer scrambling, rock climbing and winter mountaineering on Scotland's ridges, from the remote Cairngorms to the splendor of the Cuillin. Graceful carved walkways slung between summits, twisted spines of stone - ridges can be the most beautiful of mountain landforms. The crests are strangely irresistible. Scotland's ridges are among the finest mountaineering lines in the country, every one a unique ad...

South Africa - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture, 2nd Edition

South Africa has been described as “A World in One Country” and a “Rainbow Nation.” Its landscape ranges from miles of glorious beaches to the inland desert of the Karoo, the sweeping grasslands of the Highveld plateau, and the subtropical bush of the Lowveld. Its ethnic makeup is equally varied. There are eleven official languages, nine major black African tribes, two major white tribes, as well as a representation of all the world’...