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Whether you are solo in Sweden or backpacking in Bali, Wanderlust magazine's How to Travel Solo is everything you need to strike out on your own. From location focus on solo hotspots, to tips about braving off the beaten path and how to find the best street food, this guide is packed with advice from solo travel experts. With climate and seasonal packing advice as well as safety tips and tricks, How to Travel Solo is both inspiring and instructional, helping you to get the very best out of independent travel. Whether you're a seasoned trekker or nervous novice plunging into their first solo travel adventure, make sure to tuck this book into your hand luggage.
With over 400 miles of mainland coastline and an excellent public path network, Cornwall is all about rugged shorelines, gorgeous sandy beaches, turquoise waters, meandering rivers and wide open countryside. Add to the mix a fantastic diversity of flora and fauna, interesting geology, fascinating history and some of the most striking views in the country and you have one of England's best regions to explore on foot. In these 40 walks all between two and eight miles in length Keith Fergus leads you through some of the best rambles Cornwall has to offer. Although the terrain followed varies, and can be hilly, most of the walks are on well-established paths making navigation straightforward and suitable for families.
The bestselling guides to Britain's canals and rivers for 50 years. For all users of the inland waterways including boaters, walkers, cyclists and visitors, this established, popular and practical guide covers the canals and waterways between York and the River Trent south of Nottingham. Covered in this guide are: Aire & Calder Navigation; Chesterfield Canal; River Derwent and the Pocklington Canal; Fossdyke & Witham Navigations; Grantham Canal; River Ouse, River Ure and Ripon Canal; Selby Canal; South Yorkshire Navigations; and River Trent. The detailed up-to-date Ordnance Survey (R) maps clearly show the location of essential features such as locks, towpaths and boating facilities, as well as pubs, shops and restaurants in the area. There are comprehensive navigational notes and descriptive text on the history of each canal, and on local services and places of interest, for which postcodes are included - ideal for use with sat-navs. This practical A5 guide features 'lie flat' spiral binding and 'book mark' back cover flap for ease of reference.
Day Walks in Northumberland features 20 routes between 7.6 and 14.5 miles (12.2km and 23.3km) in length, spread across the coast and the countryside of Northumberland and suitable for hillwalkers of all abilities. Researched and written by local walking guide David Wilson, this book covers the best that this varied county has to offer. Walk over sand dunes and past castles at Bamburgh and Dunstanburgh, discover the history of Roman Britain at Hadrian's Wall, explore the industrial heritage around the River South Tyne and follow the Pilgrim's Way to Lindisfarne. Together with stunning photography, each route features Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps, easy-to-follow directions, details of distance and navigation information, and refreshment stops and local information.
This full-color map of the mountain, printed on waterproof and tear resistant paper, has been updated to accompany the Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide, Revised and Expanded Edition.
Robben Island best known as the place where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for eighteen years has been a place of harshness and brutality; its history steeped in the suffering of those banished there. Yet it has also become a universal symbol of hope, forgiveness, and triumph.With a storyteller s sensibility, combined with rigorous research, Charlene Smith charts the evolution of the Island s political and social history, from mail station, place of exile, and military defence post to maximum security prison and World Heritage Site.Fully revised, this new edition of "Robben Island" provides absorbing accounts of daring escapes, maritime disasters, lepers ostracized from mainland society, the fates of the great Xhosa chiefs of the nineteenth century, and the unique bonds of friendship and compassion forged among the political prisoners confined on the Island during the apartheid era.Today Robben Island is recognized for both its environmental riches and its cultural significance. More than just a geographical location or a tourist attraction, it is an enduring tribute to the resilience of the human spirit. Sobering and uplifting, Robben Island is an essential read for anyone interested in South Africa s turbulent journey to democracy and the people who made it possible."
This attractive and cleverly structured guide gives walkers ten of the best walks to the finest pubs and inns in the Peak District National Park in a popular pocketable format. With clear information, an overview and introduction for each walk, expertly written numbered directions, large scale Ordnance Survey maps, superb, eye-grabbing panoramic photographs, and interpretation of points of interest along the way, these guides set a new standard in clarity and ease-of-use.Featured walks include: Ye Olde Royal Oak, Wetton, Bull's Head, Monyash, Peacock, Bakewell, Bridge Inn, Calver , Bull's Head Inn, Foolow, Grouse Inn, Nether Padley, Barrel Inn, Bretton, Old Nag's Head, Edale, Lantern Pike Inn, Hayfield and the Old Horns Inn, High Bradfield.
This full-color guide presents photographs and history of 41 lighthouses and navigational beacons between Duluth, Minnesota, and Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Lighthouses of Lake Superior's North Shore is the first comprehensive guide to the lighthouses and navigational beacons from Duluth, Minnesota, to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Noted author and Lake Superior historian Elle Andra-Warner of Thunder Bay, Ontario, spent several years researching the North Shore's maritime history to create this well organized and highly readable addition to anyone's Lake Superior library. Amply illustrated with color photography of nearly every lighthouse, as well as rarely seen historical photos, the book includes chapters for 41 lighthouses located in Minnesota, on Michigan's Isle Royale and in Ontario. Discover the lighthouses you can visit, from locations in state and national parks to remote wilderness islands. Learn about the storms and shipwrecks that led to their construction, the lonely lives of the light keepers and the role the lighthouses play in present-day maritime navigation. Included are stories of famed lights such as Minnesota's Split Rock Lighthouse, Isle Royale's Rock of Ages and Ontario's former "Lighthouse of Doom." Lighthouse lovers will find Lighthouses of Lake Superior's North Shore to be a treasure trove of photos and information, while tales told by Andra-Warner will captivate anyone who loves the big lake.
Bekende televisiepersoonlikheid, programvervaardiger en ervare avonturier Johan Badenhorst vertrek in Mei 2009 saam met die res van die Voetsporespan uit Casablanca, Marokko. Die ses manne (in drie 4x4-voertuie) se doel is om in minder as 100 dae na Kaapstad te reis – om 'n weg te baan af teen die westekant van Afrika. Die reis neem hulle deur die ongenadige Sahara, die indrukwekkende reenwoude van Sentraal-Afrika en die ongebaande wee van die Suide. Hulle trotseer uitdagings soos min, maar ontdek in die proses magiese stede soos Fes, Oudane, Timbuktu, Agadez, Kano, Limbe en Fanceville en reis dan kuslangs in Angola waar Damaraland roep. Suid-Afrika se grens word gekruis by Sendelingsdrift en van Alexanderbaai reis hulle saam met familie en vriende tot hulle eindelik hul doel bereik: Kaapstad.
This guidebook - which includes both a guide to the route and a separate OS map booklet - describes the Ridgeway National Trail, an 87 mile (139km) route through southern England from Avebury in Wiltshire to Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire. Typically walked in 6 or 8 days, this is a low-level waymarked route suitable for all abilities and for year round walking. The guidebook details the trail in both directions, west to east and east to west (the main description is west to east). Step-by-step route descriptions are accompanied by 1:100,000 OS mapping and a separate OS 1:25,000 map booklet showing the entire route is included. Packed with details on points of interest and a trek planner giving at-a-glance information about facilities, public transport and accommodation available along the way, this book is an indispensable guide to walking this national trail. Following a ridge of chalk hills through the Chiltern Hills AONB and North Wessex Downs AONB, the Ridgeway takes walkers through five counties and five thousand years of history. It offers a scenic and fascinating journey through our ancient and more recent past, visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Avebury's Neolithic stone circle and the famous Uffington White Horse, and includes excursions to picturesque villages, thatched cottages and cosy pubs.
With its unspoiled coastline, dramatic ruins and picturesque villages, Ireland is the perfect destination for a leisurely road trip. It's yours to explore with Road Trips Ireland, our redesigned and newly updated guide containing 25 drives across the country, from the majestic Ring of Kerry to the extraordinary Giant's Causeway. Packed with insider tips and information, this easy-to-use guide reveals Ireland at its best: spectacular sights, hidden gems and authentic local experiences. We've also worked hard to make sure our information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak. You'll discover: - 25 easy-to-follow driving tours, each lasting one to five days, including the vibrant, musical town of Dingle, the culinary delights of Galway bay and the wonderful wildlife at Fota Wildlife Park - A laminated pull-out road map of Ireland helps you navigate with ease - Ideas for discovering the character of each area en route: great views, delightful detours along peaceful back roads, walks through historic towns and villages, wine tours and boat trips, and activities such as hiking, cycling and kayaking. Plus you'll savour the best local experiences with our pick of the most authentic places to stay, eat and shop - All the Irish rules of the road, postcodes for use with satnav and detailed directions for easy navigation, information on road conditions and parking tips - Covers Cork, Ring of Kerry, the Dingle Peninsula, Waterford, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Wexford, County Carlow, County Clare, Limerick, the Wicklow Mountains, County Kildare, Dublin, Boyne Valley, the Lakelands, Galway, Connemara, Mayo, County Sligo, Donegal, Causeway Coast, County Down, Fermanagh Lakelands, and more - A fresh new design: Road Trips is an exciting new take on the DK Eyewitness Back Roads series, redesigned and fully updated. Looking for even more inspiration for your trip to Ireland? Try our DK Eyewitness Ireland.
Whistler is so much more than one of the best places on Earth to ski. Tucked in the southwestern corner of British Columbia, less than two hours from Vancouver, the resort municipality is really as much a state of mind as a destination. Its modern culture, firmly rooted in the great outdoors, offers a unique healthy and active lifestyle that people around the world can only dream about. Yet many of the over two-million people that visit Whistler annually from every corner of the world are in such a hurry to get up into the mountains they miss so many of the secret sites, hidden gems and offbeat attractions scattered throughout the Sea to Sky corridor - home of Canada's most scenic road. When you know where to look, you'll be amazed by Whistler's rich diversity and quirky surprises, from the funky dives where local "Liftees" dine, to high-end, glamorous shops in the village, aboriginal landmarks, ghost towns, and left-over traces of the Winter Olympics. And although mining and logging have been replaced by tourism, vestiges of the early pioneer days still pop up in the most unusual places.
The best-selling Hidden Beaches series travels to Spain to discover its secret coastline and islands. Perfect for family explorers or campervan adventurers, this stunning travel book combines dazzling photography and engaging writing with all the practical information you'll need to get off the beaten track, including maps, directions, GPS coordinates and walk-in times, plus recommendations for boat trips, adventures and the best campsites and eateries. * Snorkel in the pristine Cies Islands, Spain's own Caribbean * Discover the mythical secret cove of Atlantis in Ibiza * Swim with dolphins and watch whales in the Gulf of Cadiz * Jump from cliffs into natural sea pools in Cantabria * Eat paellas, sea scallops and lobster stews in Andalucia * Hike across mountains to wild deserted coves in Costa Almeria * Follow smugglers' paths to hidden coves & caves in Costa Brava * Swim and kayak through sea caves in Mallorca * Find turquoise water and shell white sand in Menorca Spain's 5000km coastline is free to roam, and it has the richest flora and fauna in Europe. Shun the tourist hot spots and find easy-to-access local secrets, as well as some of the most beautiful wilderness coastlines in the world. Includes information about local geography and culture, plus 450 photographs and 17 detailed locator maps.
The bestselling guides to Britain's canals and rivers for 50 years. For all users of the inland waterways. This established, popular and practical guide covers the canals and waterways around Birmingham and the River Severn. Covered in this guide are the River Avon; Birmingham Canal Navigations (Main Line); Droitwich Canals; Gloucester & Sharpness Canal and the River Severn; Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal; Stourbridge and Dudley Canals; Stratford-on-Avon Canal; Stroudwater Navigation and Thames & Severn Canal; and the Worcester & Birmingham Canal. The detailed Ordnance Survey (R) maps clearly show the location of essential features such as locks, towpaths and boating facilities, as well as pubs, shops and restaurants in the area. There are comprehensive navigational notes and descriptive text on the history of each canal, and on local services and places of interest, for which postcodes are included - ideal for use with sat-navs. This practical A5 guide features 'lie flat' spiral binding and 'book mark' back cover flap for ease of reference. In print for 50 years, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways have always been a vital part of journeys along Britain's canals and rivers. These bestselling guides are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain's inland waterways - from experienced boaters to those planning their first boat trip, as well as walkers, cyclists and visitors. Nicholson's - The bestselling guides to Britain's Waterways.
A comprehensive guide to no-cost entertainment, travel, and
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This guidebook to the downtown and neighbourhood landmarks of Syracuse is arranged geographically, with sections exploring the historical and social background to the various districts and neighbourhoods. It includes maps for walking and driving tours, and a glossary of architectural terms.
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