Download E-books The Shadow of the Sun PDF

By Ryszard Kapuscinski

In 1957, Ryszard Kapuscinski arrived in Africa to witness the start of the top of colonial rule because the first African correspondent of Poland's country newspaper. From the early days of independence in Ghana to the continuing ethnic genocide in Rwanda, Kapuscinski has crisscrossed huge distances pursuing the fast, and infrequently violent, occasions that liberation. Kapuscinski hitchhikes with caravans, wanders the Sahara with nomads, and lives within the poverty-stricken slums of Nigeria. He wrestles a king cobra to the loss of life and suffers via a bout of malaria. What emerges is a rare depiction of Africa--not as a bunch of countries or geographic locations--but as a colourful and often joyous montage of peoples, cultures, and encounters. Kapuscinski's trenchant observations, wry research and overwhelming humanity paint a outstanding portrait of the continent and its humans. His unorthodox process and profound recognize for the folks he meets problem traditional understandings of the trendy difficulties confronted by means of Africa on the sunrise of the twenty-first century.

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Download E-books Travel as a Political Act PDF

By Rick Steves

Travel connects individuals with humans. It is helping us healthy extra conveniently and compatibly right into a shrinking international. And it conjures up artistic new ideas to continual difficulties dealing with our kingdom. We can’t comprehend our international with out experiencing it. Traveling as a Political Act helps us take that first step.

There’s extra to go back and forth than good-value lodges, nice paintings, and attractive delicacies. american citizens who “travel as a political act” could have the time in their lives and are available domestic smarter—with a greater realizing of the interconnectedness of today’s global and simply how our country suits in.

In his new ebook, acclaimed go back and forth author Rick Steves explains find out how to shuttle extra thoughtfully—to any vacation spot. He stocks a sequence of box studies from Europe, significant the USA, Asia, and the center East to teach how his travels have formed his politics and broadened his perspective.

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Download E-books Belize (Country Travel Guide) PDF

By Joshua Samuel Brown, Mara Vorhees

“With one foot planted within the significant American jungles and the opposite dipped within the Caribbean Sea, Belize is domestic to the second-longest barrier reef on the planet, jungles that teem with natural world, and mysterious Maya ruins.” – Mara Vorhees, Lonely Planet Writer

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Inside This Book…2 authors
100 days of research
185 miles of barrier reef
100+ historical Maya relics
Inspirational photos
Clear, easy-to-use maps
In-depth background
At-a-glance functional info
Comprehensive making plans tools
Easy-to-read layout

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Download E-books Discover Malaysia & Singapore 1 (Travel Guide) PDF

By Lonely Planet, Simon Richmond, Celeste Brash

Lonely Planet: The world's major trip consultant publisher

Lonely Planet observe Malaysia & Singapore is your passport to the entire so much suitable and updated recommendation on what to determine, what to pass, and what hidden discoveries look ahead to you. pattern scrumptious road foodstuff on Penang, discover Sipadan for the final word underwater event, or hike in the course of the misty mountains of the Cameron Highlands; all together with your depended on commute spouse. realize the easiest of Malaysia and Singapore and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet detect Malaysia & Singapore:

  • Full-colour maps and photographs all through
  • Highlights and itineraries convey you the easiest strategy to tailor your journey for your personal own wishes and pursuits
  • Insider tips prevent money and time and assist you get round like a neighborhood, heading off crowds and hassle spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - together with hours of operation, cell numbers, web pages, transit guidance, and costs
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - together with consuming, slumbering, sight-seeing, going out, buying, and hidden gemstones that almost all guidebooks pass over
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and extra profitable shuttle event - together with customs, heritage, faith, artwork, literature, track, structure, politics, landscapes, and food
  • Free, handy pull-out Singapore map (included in print version), plus over forty five color neighborhood maps
  • Useful features - together with Walking excursions, Month-by-Month (annual pageant calendar), and What's New
  • Coverage of Kuala Lumpur, Taman Negara, the Hill Stations, Penang, Langkawi, the Perhentians, the East Coast, Melaka, Johor, Tioman, Singapore, Malaysian Borneo, and extra

The ideal selection: Lonely Planet become aware of Malaysia & Singapore, our easy-to-use advisor, is ideal for visitors who search the preferred sights a vacation spot has to supply. packed with inspiring and vibrant pictures, this advisor specializes in the easiest of the easiest.

  • Looking for a complete consultant that recommends a variety of reports, either well known and offbeat, and largely covers the entire sector has to provide? try out Lonely Planet's Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei guide.
  • Looking for a consultant thinking about Singapore? try out Lonely Planet's Singapore guide for a accomplished examine all of the nation has to provide or Lonely Planet's Pocket Singapore, a handy-sized consultant fascinated with the can't-miss attractions for a fast journey.

Authors: Written and researched by means of Lonely Planet, Simon Richmond, Cristian Bonetto, Celeste Brash, Joshua Samuel Brown, Austin Bush, Adam Karlin, and Daniel Robinson.

About Lonely Planet: begun in 1973, Lonely Planet has turn into the world's best go back and forth advisor writer with guidebooks to each vacation spot in the world, in addition to an award-winning site, a set of cellular and electronic commute items, and a devoted vacationer group. Lonely Planet's project is to let curious visitors to adventure the realm and to actually get to the guts of the areas they locate themselves in.

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'Lonely Planet. it is on everyone's bookshelves; it really is in each traveller's palms. it is on cell phones. it truly is on the web. it truly is all over the place, and it is telling complete generations of individuals the right way to shuttle the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

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Download E-books Knives on the Cutting Edge: The Great Chefs' Dining Revolution PDF

A respectful but unvarnished tribute to the best cooks in Europe and the us who over the past twenty years have led a revolution in contrast to any within the background of dining.

Knives at the slicing Edge is a culinary pilgrimage that examines different present and critical megatrends resembling the increase of famous person cooks, the fit consuming move, and the turning out to be emergence of bolder flavors in connoisseur meals. via visits to some of the world's maximum eating places, Bob Macdonald presents anecdotes, own insights, and stories that demystify the eating event and make ordering wine at a cafe an stress-free pastime instead of a powerful ordeal.

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Download E-books Food Lovers' Guide to® Long Island: The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings (Food Lovers' Series) PDF

Food fanatics' Guides


Indispensable handbooks to neighborhood gastronomic delights


The final publications to the nutrients scene of their respective states or areas, those books give you the within scoop at the top locations to discover, take pleasure in, and have fun neighborhood culinary choices. Engagingly written by way of neighborhood experts, they're a one-stop for citizens and viewers alike to discover manufacturers and purveyors of tasty neighborhood specialties, in addition to a wealthy array of alternative, essential food-related details including:


• nutrients fairs and culinary events

• Farmers markets and farm stands

• strong point nutrients shops

• areas to select your personal produce

• unique eating places and landmark eateries

• Recipes utilizing neighborhood constituents and traditions

• the easiest wineries and brewpubs

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Download E-books Day Trips® from Chicago: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler (Day Trips Series) PDF

By Elisa Drake

Rediscover the straightforward pleasures of an afternoon journey with Day journeys from Chicago. This consultant is choked with 1000's of fascinating issues for locals and tourists to do, see, and discover within a two-hour force of the Chicago metro zone. With complete trip-planning info, Day journeys from Chicago helps makes the main of a short getaway.

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Download E-books Notes from a Big Country PDF

By Bill Bryson

From completely shaped potatoes to adulterous US presidents, and from household upsets to millennial fever, invoice Bryson simply can't face up to airing his reviews and status up for his (mostly) law-abiding fellow americans. yet after all after two decades in England, he's now again at the different facet of the pond, and is clearly having a bit difficulty discovering his real American self back. After lively workout at the Appalachian path comes this edited selection of Bryson's so much splenetic comedian items culled from his funny typical column within the Mail on Sunday.

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