Archive for Items Categorized 'Travel', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
by Ruth Artmonsky and Susie Cox
After 175 years of plying the seas, there’s a story to be had. From paddle steamers hauling mail to today’s cruise ships, P&O made the world a smaller place. This fantastically well illustrated book will absorb you.
by Lynne Martin
Ah, to chuck it all and just . . . leave. Want to test-drive the idea? Read this book!
by Andrew M. Jepson
Around the world in 80 days?? Nah. Make that six years—and 46,528 miles, and 39 countries. They literally went were no one had been before. And you can follow them here.
by Barbara Macklowe
Been there/done that? Even if you have, you probably haven’t seen what—or how—Barbara Macklowe sees.
by Lois Pryce
No fancy bike, no fancy gear, no fancy Adventure Tours outfit—just one woman and her little Yamaha taking on the Dark Continent. Sadly, no fancy photographs either—you’ll have to use your imagination.
by Mark Chaplin
See the USA in your . . . Oldsmobile. From Massachusetts to Oregon. And back. Did they make it? Read about it in the autoists own words.
by Richard Cook
This original book about an original musician is partly biography and partly discography and looks at 14 major albums to examine the life of the “Evil Genius of Jazz.”
by John Huston and Tyler Fish
Forward, ever forward. This journey across the ice is also a journey into the characters of the two seasoned adventurers who test the limits of their physical endurance, willpower, and friendship.
by Lee Klancher
The only guidebook you’ll ever need. Really. Written specifically with the needs of the motorcyclist in mind, this book is useful to any traveler, even the armchair variety.
by William Kaszynski
How did KFC start? Who was Colonel Sanders? From actual road construction to the genesis of road-related amenities, this book chronicles the story behind much of what we take for granted today.
by David Goudsward
What if it wasn’t Columbus who discovered America? Did the Westford Knight beat him to it? Professional archaeologists and historians largely reject this theory . . . but . . .
by Michael Clinton
Dust to dust. . . . From jet fighters to buildings, stuff is falling apart all around you. This book takes you on a tour of the globe.