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Lonely Planet Miami & the Keys (Travel Guide), 8th Edition

Lonely Planet Miami & the Keys is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Check out Miami's definitive art-deco style, spot alligators in the Everglades, or drive Hwy 1 to see blue waters of the Florida Keys; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Miami & the Keys and begin your journey now!

Lonely Planet Cyprus (Travel Guide), 7th Edition

Lonely Planet Cyprus is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. While away an evening in Kyrenia's idyllic Old Harbour, explore the ruins of ancient cities, and get out, on or under, the waters surrounding the island's beautiful beaches, all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Cyprus and begin your journey now!

For the Love of Ireland: A Literary Companion for Readers and Travelers

Welcome to the Ireland of its Writers Walk the streets of Dublin with Jonathan Swift, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, and Roddy Doyle. Contemplate the wild glens of Wicklow with John Millington Synge and Seamus Heaney. Wander the thrilling Cliffs of Moher with Wallace Stevens. Visit antic Limerick with Frank McCourt; mysterious Coole Park with Lady Gregory; breathtaking Sligo with William Butler Yeats; wild Donegal with Brien Friel; and hidden Clare with Edna O'Brien.

Exploring Wisconsin Trout Streams: The Angler's Guide, 2nd Edition

Drawing on years of conservation and angling experience, Steve Born and Jeff Mayers tell you about great fishing opportunities unique to Wisconsin-1,000 miles of spring creeks, the amazing nocturnal Hex hatch, and big salmonids in the Great Lakes tributaries. They profile twenty of Wisconsin's finest streams-from the bucolic Green River in the southwest to the historic and wild Bois Brule in the north.

Explorer's Guide North Florida & the Panhandle (Explorer's Complete), 3rd Edition

The most comprehensive guide to the Sunshine State's northwest region Welcome to the quieter side of Florida. The northwest has it all-prime Gulf Coast vacation spots, powdery quartz beaches, unexpected waterfalls, and historic downtown areas across the Panhandle. Florida's history runs deepest here, from prehistoric settlements at Cedar Key and along the Aucilla River to the Spanish colonies at Pensacola and St. Augustine. Sandra Friend and John Keatley show readers the best of their state's natural wonders and historic sights, the seafood restaurants most worth your time, the most unique lodgings, and a beach for everyone, whether you're seeking serenity or a busy social scene.

Discovering Tennessee State Parks

Native Tennesseans and best-selling authors J.L. and Lin Stepp visited all fifty-six state parks in the state of Tennessee to create this distinctive and informative guidebook. In a format similar to their previous guide to Smoky Mountain hiking trails, The Afternoon Hiker, the book provides detailed descriptions of each state park along with a wealth of color photos.

Crossing the Driftless: A Canoe Trip through a Midwestern Landscape

The Driftless Area is the land the glaciers missed, an ancient landscape of bluffs, ridgetops, and steep valleys that long ago was a seabed. Covering much of southwestern Wisconsin, its contours were deeply carved from bedrock, not by ice but by many rivers.

Baboons for Lunch And Other Sordid Adventures

Author and explorer James Michael Dorsey has spent two decades visiting the world’s most remote tribal cultures. In BABOONS FOR LUNCH and Other Sordid Adventures, he tells his remarkable travel stories in rollicking accounts that keep readers off balance and eager for more.

Walking Brooklyn: 30 tours exploring historical legacies, neighborhood culture, side streets and waterways

Adrienne Onofri has created an exceptional guide to and through Brooklyn’s most interesting and notable neighborhoods, providing a mix of information about culture, history, architecture, places to eat, venues to visit, and more. From a walk through the Russian-influenced Brighton Beach, to the expansive Prospect Park, and out to Red Hook, Walking Brooklyn reveals the many layers and sites of Manhattan’s lesser-known neighbor. This two-color book features 30 routes, a clear neighborhood map for each walk, black-and-white photographs, and critical public transportation information for every trip. Route summaries make each walk easy to follow, and a “Points of Interest” section outlines each walk’s highlights.

Travels on My Elephant
Travels on My Elephant Sented by Shon

By the international crusader and spokesman for the Indian elephant, and the subject of two Discovery Channel documentaries, this captivating travel memoir logs Mark Shand's remarkable journey through India on the back of a 30-year-old elephant named Tara.Started on a whim and pursued with a passion, their journey covered 800 miles, from the Bay of Bengal to the world's largest elephant bazaar at Sonpur on the Ganges. Blessed by priests and entertained by princes, they shuffled happily through towns and villages: Tara sucking up rice and bananas from roadside stands and Shand scattering rupees in compensation. All Indian life is here -- scavenging dogs and exquisite temples, jostling crowds and empty wilderness. Rivaling Kipling, this story of man and elephant is by turns exciting, terrifying, and moving.

To Run Across The Sea
To Run Across The Sea Sented by Michael

An engrossing collection of travel essays from esteemed writer Norman Lewis

Hello Dubai: Skiiing, Sand and Shopping in the World's Weirdest City

Boom town, modern marvel, commercial hub, where middle-east meets wealthy west, playground for tourists, crawling with ex-pats, built by Indians, owned by Arabs, Dubai has risen from next to nothing to an awful lot in little more than thirty years. How? And can it go on? Has it sold itself to the corporate dollar? Is it anything more than a mall in the desert? Will the sands return? Joe Bennett goes to find out.

James Beard's Menus for Entertaining

Here is a newly expanded compilation of the incomparable James Beard's favorite menus for company. This edition contains all the original menus, plus ten new ones from the gourmet chef. This book reflects the chef's outlook in more than 100 recipes (all told, 600 individual recipes are featured). Beard keeps shopping lists and preparations simple.

Richmond's Culinary History: Seeds of Change

Richmond's culinary history spans more than four hundred years and includes forgotten cooks and makers who paved the way for Richmond's vibrant modern food scene. The foodways of local Indian tribes were pivotal to the nation. Unconventional characters such as Mary Randolph, Jasper Crouch, Ellen Kidd, Virginia Randolph and John Dabney used food and drink to break barriers. Family businesses like C.F. Sauer and Sally Bell's Kitchen, recipient of a James Beard America's Classic Award, shaped the local community. Virginia Union University students and two family-run department stores paved the way for restaurant desegregation. Local journalists Maureen Egan and Susan Winiecki, founders of Fire, Flour & Fork, offer an engaging social history complete with classic Richmond recipes.

Sauces: Classical and Contemporary Sauce Making, Fourth Edition

Every good cook knows that a great sauce is one of the easiest ways to make an exemplary dish. Since its James Beard Award–winning first edition, James Peterson’s Sauces has remained the go-to reference for professionals and sophisticated home cooks, with nearly 500 recipes and detailed explanations of every kind of sauce. This new edition, published nearly ten years after the previous one, tacks with today’s movement toward lighter, fresher flavors and preparations and modern cooking methods, while also elucidating the classic sauces and techniques that remain a foundation of excellence in the kitchen. The updated, streamlined design also features, for the first time, full-color photos that clearly show these essential sauces at every step—bringing the author’s expertise to life like never before.

Italian For Dummies, 2nd Edition

The fun and easy way to take your Italian language skills to the next level. The tips, techniques, and information presented here give students, travelers, and businesspeople a primer on how to speak Italian. Complete with updates, a bonus CD, and the traditional For Dummies user-friendly format, this new edition of Italian For Dummies gives you reliable lessons, practice, and language learning techniques for speaking Italian with ease and confidence.

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