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Sailing to the Reefs by Bernard Moitessier
Perhaps the title of this book, Bernard Moitessier's first, should have been "Sailing on the Reefs'--for that is exactly what he did, almost unbelievably, twice. After finding his beloved Marie-Therese, a beautiful junk in the Gulf of Siam, he set off across the Indian Ocean for Africa and eventually th ...Show more
Eyewitness Pocket Map & Guide: Paris by Kindersley Dorling
Including the full colour guide to Paris and a handy fold out map, this work features Top 5 "highlights," area-by-area sections, currency, language and transport information to help you make the most of your city break.
Pocket Eyewitness Guide: New York by Kindersley Dorling
Provides a good map and a good guidebook for various visitors to New York. This is a guide to various major sights - as well as an ingenious fold-out map. It also includes restaurants, bars and shops and a mini-phrasebook, and on the back of the map find a map of New York's subway system.
Temptations of the West : How to be modern in India and beyond by Pankaj Mishra
From Bollywood stars in Bombay worrying whether they are sexy enough to a heroin addict in Pakistan mocking jihad; from Indian mafia dons with political ambitions to Afghans waiting for American benevolence; from Kashmiri Muslims longing for democracy to Tibetan Buddhists fighting to preserve religion i ...Show more
London: Pocket Eyewitness Trav by Kindersley Dorling
A guide and fold out map, it features top 5 "highlights," area-by-area sections, currency, language and transport information to ensure you make the most of your city break. It helps you find your way to a show on the West End or do your own historic walking tour.
Melbourne (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide) by Dorling Kindersley
Whatever you plan to do in Melbourne, make sure you do the best. Enjoy a glass of Yarra Valley Chardonnay in the trendiest bars, take a cruise down the river, or entertain the kids in the Virtual Room in Melbourne Museum. Whether it's the Victorian heart, or the buzzing city you're after, this Top 10 Gu ...Show more
Florence by DK
The best of Florence in your pocket - a full colour guide plus handy fold out map. This title features top 5 "highlights," area-by-area sections, currency, language and transport information to ensure you make the most of your city break. The guide is colour coordinated with the map so it's easy to deci ...Show more
Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Country's Hidden Past by Giles Tremlett
The appearance - sixty years after that war ended - of mass graves containing victims of Franco's death squads has finally broken what Spaniards call 'the pact of forgetting'. At this charged moment, Giles Tremlett embarked on a journey around Spain - and through Spanish history. Tremlett's journey was ...Show more
Journals : Captain Scott's Last Expedition by R. F. Scott
'For God's sake look after our people.' Captain Scott's harrowing account of his expedition to the South Pole in 1910-12 was first published in 1913. In his journals Scott records his party's optimistic departure from New Zealand, the hazardous voyage of the Terra Nova to Antarctica, and the trek wit ...Show more