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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Portland Including the Coast, Mounts Hood and St. Helens, and the Santiam River, 6th Edition

Updated maps, new hikes, even more rankings and categories, fresh photography, and useful backpacking options make the newest edition of this authoritative guide to Portland's best day hikes the most exciting yet. 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Portland profiles 60 select trails that give outdoor adventurers a little of everything there is to enjoy around Portland: mountain views, forest solitude, picturesque streams, strenuous workouts, casual strolls, fascinating history, fields of flowers, awesome waterfalls, and ocean beaches. Whether readers want a convenient city bus ride to the flat and fascinating Washington Park, a bumpy drive to Lookout Mountain, or the thigh-burning experiences that are Kings and Elk Mountains, this book lets them know what to bring, how to get to the trailhead, where to go on the trail, and what to look for while they’re hiking.

The Adventurer's Guide to Britain 150 incredible experiences on land and water

This exciting, inspiring, and informative guide is perfect for anyone who loves a challenge and an adventure. There are soaring ridgelines to run, exciting river descents to swim, secret coves to explore by boat, and achievable interesting scrambles, all in stunning locations. Each of the 150 featured adventures, which are arranged by geographical region, has been carefully chosen for being exhilarating, achievable by any reasonably active person, and as safe as possible. You'll be taken on a tour of the country and will discover where to do things you never thought possible in the UK--exploring the caves and inlets around Lizard Point by kayak, sleeping under the stars surrounded by the towering mountains of the Cuillin Ridge, or swimming in the fairy pools at Glen Brittle on Skye. The Adventurer's Guide to Britain puts together some of the very best experiences from the different worlds of adventure sport, to create the ultimate outdoor bible for those who love getting outside, challenging themselves, and exploring beautiful Britain.

Rendering in SketchUp
Rendering in SketchUp Sented by Michael

The sure way for design professionals to learn SketchUp modeling and rendering techniques

The Man Who Climbs Trees
The Man Who Climbs Trees Sented by Luis

A professional tree climber encounters gorillas, snakes, spiders, and birds of prey, as well as answers and perspective, hundreds of feet up, all over the world Every child knows the allure of climbing trees. But how many of us get to make a living at it, spending days observing nature from the canopies of stunning forests all around the world? As a wildlife cameraman for the BBC and National Geographic, James Aldred spends his working life high up in trees, poised to capture key moments in the lives of wild animals and birds. Aldred’s climbs take him to the most incredible and majestic trees in existence. In Borneo, home to the tallest tropical rain forest on the planet, just getting a rope up into the 250-foot-tall trees is a challenge. In Venezuela, even body armor isn’t guaranteed protection against the razor-sharp talons of a nesting Harpy Eagle. In Australia, the peace of being lulled to sleep in a hammock twenty-five stories above the ground— after a grueling day of climbing and filming—is broken by a midnight storm that threatens to topple the tree. In this vivid account of memorable trees he has climbed (“Goliath,” “Apollo,” “Roaring Meg”), Aldred blends incredible stories of his adventures in the branches with a fascination for the majesty of trees to show us the joy of rising—literally—above the daily grind, up into the canopy of the forest.

How to Make Hand-Drawn Maps: A Creative Guide with Tips, Tricks, and Projects

With wonderful examples and easy-to-follow instructions, this beautifully illustrated how-to book makes it simple and fun to create one-of-a-kind hand-drawn maps. Helpful templates, grids, and guidelines complement a detailed breakdown of essential cartographic elements and profiles of talented international map artists. From city maps and family trees to treasure maps, palmistry charts, platformgame maps, and more, the wide range of projects collected here will satisfy first-time cartographers as well as veteran mapmakers inspired by the popular map art trend.

Rick Steves Snapshot Edinburgh
Rick Steves Snapshot Edinburgh Sented by Michael

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Edinburgh. In this compact guide, Rick Steves covers the essentials of Edinburgh. Take in the gorgeous and ancient architecture, or visit during the world's biggest arts festival. You'll get firsthand advice on the best sights, eating, sleeping, and nightlife, and the maps and self-guided tours will ensure you make the most of your experience. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves Snapshot guide is a tour guide in your pocket. Rick Steves Snapshot guides consist of excerpted chapters from Rick Steves European country guidebooks. Snapshot guides are a great choice for travelers visiting a specific city or region, rather than multiple European destinations. These slim guides offer all of Rick's up-to-date advice on what sights are worth your time and money. They include good-value hotel and restaurant recommendations, with no introductory information (such as overall trip planning, when to go, and travel practicalities).

Marcia Langton Welcome to Country

Tourism Australia statistics show that many overseas tourists, as well as Australians, are keen to learn more about Australia's first peoples. And while the Indigenous tourism industry continues to grow, no comprehensive travel guide is currently available. Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country is a curated guidebook to Indigenous Australia and the Torres Strait Islands. Author Professor Marcia Langton offers fascinating insights into Indigenous languages and customs, history, native title, art and dance, storytelling, and cultural awareness and etiquette for visitors. There is also a directory of Indigenous tourism experiences, organised by state or territory, covering galleries and festivals, national parks and museums, communities that are open to visitors, as well as tours and performances. This book is essential for anyone travelling around Australia who wants to learn more about the culture that has thrived here for over 50,000 years. It also offers the chance to enjoy tourism opportunities that will show you a different side of this fascinating country - one that remains dynamic, and is filled with openness and diversity.

The Garden of the Gods (The Corfu Trilogy)

The third book in The Corfu Trilogy (after My Family and Other Animals and Birds, Beasts and Relatives), the beloved books that inspired ITV's television series The Durrells. Just before the Second World War the Durrell family decamped to the glorious, sun-soaked island of Corfu where the youngest of the four children, ten-year-old Gerald, discovered his passion for animals: toads and tortoises, bats and butterflies, scorpions and octopuses. Through glorious silver-green olive groves and across brilliant-white beaches Gerry pursued his obsession . . . causing hilarity and mayhem in his ever-tolerant family.

The Pull of the River: A Journey into the Wild and Watery Heart of Britain

Tales of escape and adventure on Britain's waterways; In The Pull of the River two foolhardy explorers do what we would all love to do: they turn their world upside down and seek adventure on their very own doorstep.; In a handsome, homemade canoe, painted a joyous nautical red the colour of Mae West's lips, Matt and his friend James delve into a watery landscape that invites us to see the world through new eyes.; Over chalk, gravel, clay and mud; through fields, woodland, villages, towns and cities, they reveal many places that otherwise go unnoticed and perhaps unloved, finding delight in the Waveney, Stour, Alde/Ore, upper and lower Thames, Lark, Great Ouse, Granta and Cam, Wye, Otter, Colne, Severn and the Great Glen Trail.; Showing that it is still possible to get lost while knowing exactly where you are, The Pull of the River is a beautifully written exploration of nature, place and friendship, and an ode to the great art - and joy - of adventure.

Ultimate Smoky Mountains: Discovering the Great National Park

A spectacular visual tour of one of the country's most popular and accessible national parks--Great Smoky Mountains. Visiting Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a beloved pastime for families and fans of outdoor recreation, such as hiking, camping, and fishing. These 814 square miles from Tennessee to North Carolina are also home to a variety of wildlife, historic sites, and beautiful vistas. Explore the park’s mountain views, clear-running waterways, old-growth trees, flowering fields, watchable wildlife, winding trails, and old settlements through stunning photography and helpful information.

100 Things Every Artist Should Know: Tips, tricks & essential concepts

What's the best way to stretch watercolor paper? What basic materials do I need to start oil painting? How can I use color to create mood in my paintings? Readers can find answers to these questions and much more in 100 Things Every Artist Should Know. This broad book aims to equip and inspire beginners with fundamental art knowledge, as well as provide a refresher course for more experienced artists. Readers can discover or re-discover essential concepts, tips, and techniques distilled into a collection of 100 instructional entries by a range of Walter Foster authors. From lessons on value and color theory to helpful shortcuts, this book seeks to cover it all!

This Is Not a Photo Opportunity: The Street Art of Banksy

This Is Not a Photo Opportunity is a street-level, full-color showcase of some of Banksy's most innovative pieces ever. Banksy, Britain's now-legendary "guerilla" street artist, has painted the walls, streets, and bridges of towns and cities throughout the world. Once viewed as vandalism, Banksy's work is now venerated, collected, and preserved. Over the course of a decade, Martin Bull has documented dozens of the most important and impressive works by the legendary political artist, most of which are no longer in existence.

Donna Kooler's Seasons in Cross-Stitch

Stitch a project for every season of the year--hangings, samplers, pillows, and more--with 21 designs from the world-famous Donna Kooler Studio. Usher in spring with a curious bunny and Iris Portrait pillow. Have a sunny summer picnic with your Tea Party tablecloth and napkin set. Autumn means Halloween Cats, Bats, n' Pumpkins. And a bunch of Holly Jolly Snowmen, a trio of playful cats, and a Folk Santa really warm up winter! 122 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 11.

Constable's England
Constable's England Sented by Paul

John Constable (1776-1837), one of the world's great landscape artists, was a man who never traveled outside his own country. Even in England the scenes he chose to paint were mainly those with which he was associated by ties of family or friendship. To a greater extent than with most artists, the history of Constable's subject matter is the history of his life.

Environments for Outdoor Play

'Theresa's book is full of lots of inspiring, practical, 'how to go about it ideas' coupled with thought provoking and sometimes challenging comments and views.

100 Things Every Artist Should Know: Tips, tricks & essential concepts

What's the best way to stretch watercolor paper? What basic materials do I need to start oil painting? How can I use color to create mood in my paintings? Readers can find answers to these questions and much more in 100 Things Every Artist Should Know. This broad book aims to equip and inspire beginners with fundamental art knowledge, as well as provide a refresher course for more experienced artists. Readers can discover or re-discover essential concepts, tips, and techniques distilled into a collection of 100 instructional entries by a range of Walter Foster authors. From lessons on value and color theory to helpful shortcuts, this book seeks to cover it all!

This Is Not a Photo Opportunity: The Street Art of Banksy

This Is Not a Photo Opportunity is a street-level, full-color showcase of some of Banksy's most innovative pieces ever. Banksy, Britain's now-legendary "guerilla" street artist, has painted the walls, streets, and bridges of towns and cities throughout the world. Once viewed as vandalism, Banksy's work is now venerated, collected, and preserved. Over the course of a decade, Martin Bull has documented dozens of the most important and impressive works by the legendary political artist, most of which are no longer in existence.

Greens (A Savor the South Cookbook)

Head provides a fascinating culinary and natural history of greens in the South, as well as an overview of the many varieties of edible greens that are popular in the region. Including practical information about cultivation, selection, and preparation, Head also shows how greens are embraced around the world for their taste and healthfulness. The fifty-three recipes run from classic southern "potlikker" styles to new southern and global favorites. From Basic Southern Greens to Turnip Green Tarts to Greens Punjabi-Style, cooks will find plenty of inspiration to go green.

Friends, Food, Family Recipes and Secrets from LibertyLondonGirl

This book has been written for the modern cook who doesn't do pointless garnishes or serviette origami, and who likes nothing more than bringing people together around a table-or a picnic blanket-preferring to enjoy guests' company rather than sweat away in the kitchen. Journalist and former magazine editor Sasha Wilkins of LibertyLondonGirl.com has been cooking for her family and friends around the world since she was old enough to grasp a wooden spoon. Inside Friends Food Family are her ideas for kitchen suppers for impromptu guests, relaxed weekend lunches, perfect picnics, and delicious brunch ideas for family and friends. Alongside Sasha's recipes are tips from her kitchen and insider secrets gathered on her global travels for LibertyLondonGirl. Think guides to flea markets from Bangkok to Brooklyn, suggested presents for godchildren, and interesting ingredients to have on standby for last-minute dinners.

Buttermilk (A Savor the South Cookbook)

Most southern cooks will agree with Debbie Moose when she writes, "Like a full moon on a warm southern night, buttermilk makes something special happen." Buttermilk explores the rich possibilities of this beloved ingredient and offers remarkably wide-ranging recipes for its use in cooking and baking-and drinking, including The Vanderbilt Fugitive, a buttermilk-based cocktail. Buttermilk includes fifty recipes-most of which are uniquely southern, with some decidedly cosmopolitan additions-from Fiery Fried Chicken to Lavender Ice Cream to Mango-Spice Lassi. For each recipe, Moose includes background information, snappy anecdotes, and preparation tips. Replete with helpful hints and advice for finding the best quality buttermilk available, this cookbook is indispensable for anyone who wants to learn more about this tangy cooking staple.

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