Frommer's Grand Canyon National Park
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Frommer's Grand Canyon National Park

Completely updated every other year, Frommer's Grand Canyon National Park features detailed information on the sights and experiences that await you. More than 4 million people visited the Grand Canyon in 2008. Our author lets you know where in the park you can escape the crowds, whether you have a full week or just a few hours. Detailed information on hiking and adventures, including helicopter tours, mule rides, and rafting trips a...

Hiking and Backpacking Big Sur: A Complete Guide to the Trails of Big Sur, Ventana Wilderness, and Silver Peak Wilderness, 2nd
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Hiking and Backpacking Big Sur

This is the most detailed guide to hiking and backpacking in Big Sur. Explore the endless hiking and backpacking possibilities in 75 trips (plus numerous side trips) on the rugged coastline and isolated backcountry trails of Big Sur, Ventana Wilderness, and Silver Peak Wilderness. Stretching 90 miles from Carmel to San Simeon, Big Sur consists of coastal cliffs, jagged rocky promontories, ancient redwood forests, and lush riparian wo...

Rough Guide Directions Antigua and Barbuda, 2nd edition
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Rough Guide Directions Antigua and Barbuda, 2nd edition

Slim, stylish and pocketable, Rough Guide DIRECTIONS Antigua & Barbuda is packed with ideas for making the most of your trip to this scenic and lively island. Full-colour throughout, the guide highlights all the diverse attractions and activities, from diving at Sunlen Rock to watching Test cricket at St Johns Recreation Ground - helping you to decide what to do, 24 hours a day. Use the practical ‘Places’ section of the guide to ...

The Rough Guides' Athens Directions
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The Rough Guides' Athens Directions

Slim, stylish and pocketable, Athens Directions has hundreds of specially commissioned photographs. A full-colour introductory "Ideas" section includes 28 themed spreads from "Roman Athens" and "Hills and Views" to "Island Escapes" and "Ouzeris and Bars" – with each caption cross-referenced to its location later in the guide. Flip to the practical "Places" section – split into 12 chapters – and explore the city, district by district,...

Letters from England 1846-1849
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Letters from England 1846-1849

Originally published in 1904. This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG 2000 format by Kirtas Technologies. All titles scanned cover to cover and pages may include marks notations and other marginalia present in the original volume.

The Rough Guide to Budapest (Rough Guides), 7th Edition
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The Rough Guide to Budapest (Rough Guides), 7th Edition

"Discover Budapest with the most knowledgeable and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to soak in a spa, soak up culture with world-class opera and Art Nouveau architecture, or simply digest the city's best coffee and cake, The Rough Guide to Budapest will show you ideal places to sleep, eat, drink, relax and shop along the way.

Clean Plates Brooklyn 2012
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Clean Plates Brooklyn 2012

Too often, healthy eating is linked with images of sacrifice-a pile of sprouts, or a single pea resting on a plate. It can be difficult to find a restaurant serving mouthwatering, delicious food that is also good for you. Not anymore. A nutritionist along with a few food critics-scoured the town together to select over 100 of the healthiest, tastiest and most sustainable restaurants in Brooklyn. From fine dining to fast food, Clean P...

The Edge of Extinction: Travels with Enduring People in Vanishing Lands
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The Edge of Extinction: Travels with Enduring People in Vanishing Lands

"The key to a long term sustainable future is an appeal to a loving care of beauty and the vibrant communities it gives rise to, rather than either the instilling of fear of catastrophe or utilitarian calculation. It is, finally, this recurring testimony that makes the book not only a thoughtful exploration of the lives of others, genuinely other, tracking different paths to the mainstream, but a tracing of the patterns of what it mi...

The Voluntary Traveler: Adventures from the Road Best Traveled
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The Voluntary Traveler: Adventures from the Road Best Traveled

The Voluntary Traveler is an interesting group of essays about how and why people share their skills with various organizations world wide. Whether you are volunteering in orphanages or animal sanctuaries the main emphasis is the same. Trying to improve a situation which most of us are unaware. Kudos to all of the volunteers on their ability to reach out and help or simply to reach out and go beyond their quiet little corner of the w...

Granite and Grace : Seeking the Heart of Yosemite
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Granite and Grace : Seeking the Heart of Yosemite

“Cohen melds his lifetime of serious literary reading with a lifetime of wandering on and among the granite of Tuolumne Meadows. To these exalted preoccupations add the soul of poet and the intellectual curiosity of a geologist. The result is not only intimate, but, as the title promises, full of grace.”