Download E-books Greece Athens & The Mainland (EYEWITNESS TRAVEL GUIDE) PDF

DK Eyewitness shuttle advisor: Greece, Athens and the Mainland will lead you instantly to the easiest points of interest this zone has to supply. choked with special maps and lovely cutaways and flooring plans of all remarkable websites, this consultant highlights the easiest activities in Greece, Athens, and the Mainland; from exploring the archaeological monuments of the Acropolis, traveling the monasteries of Meteora, stress-free on a seashore, or taking a scenic stroll to find a few of Europe's most galvanizing surroundings.

Fully up-to-date and improved and now with a brand new pull-out map choked with priceless transportation details, the DK Eyewitness commute consultant Greece, Athens and the Mainland contains all of the crucial insider info each traveller wishes, no matter what your price range, together with dozens of reports for lodges, listings of advised eating places, and counsel for purchasing, leisure, and tours.

Don't omit something in your holiday with the DK Eyewitness Travel guidebook to Greece, Athens and the Mainland.

HIGHLIGHTS contain:

-Packed with pictures, illustrations, and maps

-Cutaways and flooring plans of the entire significant attractions

-3-D aerial perspectives of the city's best districts

-Huge choice of motels, eating places, shops, and leisure venues

-Specially devised strolling excursions, unique occasions information

-Now encompasses a new sturdy, outsized pull-out map with invaluable transportation info, a distance chart, a highway and sight index, and sensible details for purchasing round the urban.

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Download E-books Fodor's Caribbean 2014 (Full-color Travel Guide) PDF

In notable complete colour, Fodor's Caribbean 2014 covers virtually 50 locations within the Caribbean, from the Dominican Republic and Trinidad & Tobago, to Turks & Caicos or even Montserrat. The advisor studies the simplest each one island has to provide, together with actions, inns, eating places, nightspots, outlets, and extra. This consultant is an entire making plans device that might support tourists prepare the best journey to an island paradise.
Competitive Advantage: Fodor's Caribbean 2014 is the single complete, full-color consultant to the sector that's released and up to date every year.
 
Expanded Coverage: The Caribbean is ever-changing, and this version comprises new hotels, eating places, activities and task clothes shops, and attractions.
 
Illustrated Features: specified "Fodor's beneficial properties" through the advisor light up the main detailed elements of Caribbean tradition and heritage, together with the age of pirates and buccaneers; the numerous assorted cuisines of the quarter; dance and song; and actions similar to sportfishing, diving and snorkeling, and chartering a yacht.
 
Indispensable journey making plans Tools: An island finder is helping travelrs pick out definitely the right Caribbean vacation spot. each one bankruptcy opens with 4 pages that come with an island map, the head purposes to move, and different crucial info to assist viewers plan their time effectively.
 
Discerning Recommendations: Fodor's Caribbean 2014 bargains savvy recommendation and proposals from neighborhood writers to aid tourists utilize their time. Fodor's selection designates our greatest alternatives, from motels to nightlife. "Word of Mouth" charges from fellow tourists supply necessary insights.
approximately FODOR'S AUTHORS: every one Fodor's commute advisor is researched and written via neighborhood specialists.

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Download E-books Europe on 5 Dollars a Day, Then and Now PDF

By Dick Davis

Europe on five money an afternoon, Then and Now
A own Photo-Journal
Hotels and costs Included

Dick Davis reprised the 1960's Grand journey in 2012. utilizing an previous Europe on five money an afternoon as his uncomplicated guidebook, he coated all eight international locations, eleven towns, flying to London then taking trains, enticing humans, directory resorts, vacationing museums and artwork galleries, and continuously recording stories, costs and charges.

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Download E-books A Geek in Thailand: Discovering the Land of Golden Buddhas, Pad Thai and Kickboxing PDF

By Jody Houton

A Geek in Thailand is a light-hearted yet perceptive examine one of many world's so much visited international locations from the perspective of a tender international resident.

More than simply a Thai trip consultant, it bargains a concise yet insightful tackle Thailand for travelers, expats, would-be expats, and others—anyone, in reality, with an curiosity in traveling or studying in regards to the Land of Smiles.

Packed with brief articles observed through sidebar tales and interviews and evocative colour photos, the writer paints a vibrant and revealing photograph of a rustic outfitted on a deep reverence for country, faith and monarchy, but with its personal particular, individualistic point of view.

Subjects variety from the touchstones of Thai tradition and background, akin to its politics and economic system, Buddhism and folklore, to chapters on conventional Thai layout and craftsmanship, together with its hugely acclaimed structure and superb silk textiles. There also are chapters at the globally well known Thai nutrition and leisure like kickboxing and cabaret. Chapters at the Thai personality and cultural do's and don'ts will permit the reader to move past the Thai smile.

For viewers to the rustic, the writer comprises his best ten issues to determine and do commonly vacationer locations in addition to an account of the most gala's and pointers on getting round.

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Download E-books Meet Me in Atlantis: My Obsessive Quest to Find the Sunken City PDF

By Mark Adams

A New York Times Bestseller. the writer of Turn correct at Machu Picchu travels the globe looking for the world’s most famed misplaced city. 

“Adventurous, inquisitive and mirthful, Mark Adams gamely sifts in the course of the eons of rumor, technological know-how, and lore to discover a spot that, in any case, turns out startlingly actual indeed.” –Hampton Sides

“Infused with humor and dad tradition references, Adams makes what might have been a tedious recitation of theories into an exhilarating adventure.” -Chicago Tribune

“Writing with an identical jaunty kind as Turn correct at Machu Picchu, Adams merrily entertains the lost-cities audience.” –Booklist

many years in the past, Mark Adams made a wierd discovery: faraway from alien conspiracy theories and different popular culture myths, every thing we all know in regards to the mythical misplaced urban of Atlantis comes from the paintings of 1 guy, the Greek thinker Plato. Stranger nonetheless: Adams realized there's a whole international sub-culture of beginner explorers who're nonetheless actively and obsessively trying to find this sunken urban, established fullyyt on Plato’s particular clues.  What Adams didn’t detect was once that Atlantis is more or less like a virus—and he’d been exposed. 

In Meet Me in Atlantis, Adams racks up frequent-flier miles monitoring down those Atlantis obsessives, attempting to ascertain why they suspect it is attainable to discover the world's most famed misplaced city—and even if any in their theories might end up or disprove its life. the result's a vintage quest that takes readers to interesting destinations to satisfy impossible to resist characters; and a deep, frequently funny examine the human longing to rediscover a misplaced global.

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Download E-books Once Is Enough PDF

This undying vintage is an exhilarating real tale of survival opposed to all odds.

‘There was once a surprising sickening experience of catastrophe. I felt a superb lurch and heel, and a thunder of sound crammed my ears. i used to be wide awake, in a terrified second, of being pushed into front and part of my bunk with great strength. whilst there has been a tearing cracking sound, as though Tzu hold was once being ripped aside, and water burst solidly, raging into the cabin. there has been darkness, black forums, and that i fought wildly to get out, pondering Tzu dangle had already long gone. Then unexpectedly i used to be status back, waist deep in water, and floorboards and cushions, mattresses and books have been sloshing in wild confusion around me.’

Miles Smeeton and his spouse Beryl sailed their 46-ft Bermuda ketch, Tzu grasp, within the wild seas of Cape Horn, following the tracks of the previous crusing clippers during the world’s so much infamous waters. this is often an exhilarating precise tale of survival opposed to all odds, however it is usually a considerate publication which supplies hard-learned classes for different intrepid sailors.

As Nevil Shute writes in his foreword: ‘It has been left to Miles Smeeton to inform us in transparent and easy language simply the place the bounds of safeguard lie.’

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Download E-books Borneo, Celebes, Aru (Penguin Great Journeys) PDF

By Alfred Russel Wallace

Racked with fever, nearly broke and incomes a precarious dwelling via sending again to London the plumes of gorgeous birds, Wallace (1823-1913) eventually turned essentially the most heroic and admirable of all scientist-explorers. even if residing with Hill Dyaks or searching Orang-Utans or crusing on a junk to the unbelievably distant Aru islands, Wallace opens our eyes to a now lengthy vanished world.

Great trips permits readers to go back and forth either round the planet and again throughout the centuries – but in addition again into principles and worlds scary, ruthless and vicious in several methods from our personal. Few interpreting stories can start to fit that of attractive with writers who observed astounding things: nice civilisations, partitions of ice, violent and implacable jungles, deserts and mountains, multitudes of birds and vegetation new to technological know-how. examining those books is to determine the area afresh, to rediscover a time whilst many cultures have been really unusual to one another, the place legends and tales have been handled as proof and during which quite a bit used to be nonetheless to be discovered.

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Download E-books An American Diplomat in Franco Spain PDF

By Michael Aaron Rockland

An American Diplomat in Franco Spain is full of Michael Aaron Rockland's stories as a cultural attache on the usa embassy in Madrid, Spain within the Nineteen Sixties. He captures episodes of old and cultural value as he is going approximately doing his country's enterprise. a few of his tales are relatively poignant whereas others are really fun. He stocks along with his readers how he shunned shaking Francisco Franco's hand, how he spent an afternoon with Martin Luther King in Madrid, how his son used to be chosen to be within the motion picture Dr. Zhivago, how he got here to grasp a number of Kennedys, together with Senator Edward Kennedy, Pat Lawford Kennedy, and Jackie Kennedy, and the way the U.S. by chance dropped 4 unarmed hydrogen bombs on Spain. all through those tales, Rockland explains Spanish tradition, previous and current, along with his stories concerning bull battling, being a Jew in a truly Catholic Spain, his love affair with Spanish nutrition, and what's misplaced in translation.

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Download E-books The White Island: The Extraordinary History of the Mediterranean's Capital of Hedonism PDF

By Stephen Armstrong

The White Island is, and continually has been, a magnet for hedonists. Its background reads like a historical past of enjoyment itself. it's also a narrative of invasions and migrations, of artists and conmen, of drop-outs and love-ins.

The Carthaginians confirmed a cult to their goddess of intercourse there, and named the island after Bez, their god of dance. Roman centurions short of a little down time among campaigns could visit Ibiza to get their kicks. And over the centuries, cultures round the Med have used the island both as a playground or a unload for the type of those who didn't relatively slot in again domestic, yet who you'd most likely particularly prefer to meet at a party...

This is the historical past of Ibiza, the fable island, framed by way of one lengthy, golden summer season the place something can ensue - and it always does.

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