The world's bestselling travel book is back in a more informative, more experiential, more budget-friendly full-color edition. A #1 "New York Times" bestseller, "1,000 Places" reinvented the idea of travel book as both wish list and practical guide. As Newsweek wrote, it "tells you what's beautiful,..
The world's bestselling travel book is back in a more informative, more experiential, more budget-friendly full-color edition. A #1 New York Times bestseller, 1,000 Places reinvented the idea of travel book as both wish list and practical guide. As Newsweek wrote, it "tells you what's beautiful, wha..
- Only the best hikes selected from a state with an abundance of trail riches - Utah is a national destination for hikers - Hikes range from easy day hikes to more challenging backpacking trips 100 Classic Hikes: Utah expands Mountaineers Books' most popular hiking guidebook series.Featuring full-..
From Navajo families and a Mohave girl to the splendor of the Grand Canyon and the grasslands of Southern Arizona, the 100 images that appear in these pages are the best to have ever been published in Arizona Highways, as chosen by Photo Editor Jeff Kida and Editor Robert Stieve. As Stieve writes, "..
This updated guide covers the the trails within a two-hour drive of the Portland/Vancouver area. It includes day hikes, backpacks, best hikes with kids, hikes with dogs, wildflower walks, mountain bike routes, and equestrian trails. NUME CARTE: 100 Hikes in Northwest Oregon & Southwest Washington, P..
Updated with a dozen new hikes and a big color section, this classic guide to Oregon's scenic coast now includes campgrounds, hotels, wildflowers, lighthouses, the Oregon Coast Trail, and a full-color guide to the Coast's top attractions. NUME CARTE: 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Oregon Coast & Coast Rang..
100 Things to Do in America Before You Die is a fun guide to understanding the complex fabric of the United States and the people that call it home. This book isn't simply a listing of places to visit but a catalogue of uniquely American experiences. From sipping on southern sweet tea to standing wh..
Both casual travelers and dedicated history buffs will relish this visitor's guide to palaces, cathedrals, temples, battlefields, homes of great artists and statesmen--places and monuments that bear witness to thousands of years of human history. Packed with vivid color photos and detailed textual e..
This generously illustrated volume features 1,001 carefully selected scenic walks throughout the world in both natural and urban settings--from Africa's Rift Valley to the Appalachian Trail. This latest volume in the hugely popular 1,001 series is the ideal guide to the world's most exhilarating wal..
Five million visitors crowd into St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York each year. Hundreds of thousands annually pay homage to the Blessed Virgin at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. But Catholic travelers don't always realize that every state in the Union contains u..
Travel with local resident and photographer Gary J. Sikorski on a tour of 101 things to do and see in this beautiful coastal state. Known for its sandy beaches and quaint seaside towns, the smallest state contains many big wonders. Through more than 300 stunning photographs, explore cramped antique ..
Almost everybody knows Big Ben, the British Museum, Buckingham Palace, and the Tower Bridge. But the secret London which shapes the flair of the capital of the British Empire more than anything else is getting harder and harder to find. This guide elucidates unknown aspects of well-known places, but..
Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 150 titles and 1 million copies in print worldwideAppeals to both the local market (nearly 7 million call the Bay Area home) and the tourist market (over 16 million people visit San Francisco every year)Fully illustrated with 111 full-p..
On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed legislation creating the National Park Service, a new federal bureau in the Department of the Interior responsible for protecting existing national parks and monuments and those yet to be established. By doing so, he not only preserved America's mo..
Explore the streams less traveled in the state known for its legendary fly-fishing rivers The Bighorn, the Madison, the Missouri, the Bitterroot - these are some of the biggest, most storied fly-fishing waters of Montana. They host thousands of anglers and guides every season, and they provide some..
Forget conventional travel guides and discover the "real" San Francisco She loves Art Deco and the latest techno music. She grows organic vegetables on her rooftops and has some of the greatest cuisine in the world. Whether you've already fallen for the city that inspired Jack Kerouac, Harvey Milk ..
Go off the beaten path to discover 33 weekend getaways in the San Francisco Bay Area; the ultimate insider's getaway guide Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides An extension of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 150 titles and 1 million c..
On Cayuga Lake in the heart of the Finger Lakes, Ithaca, NY, is home to Cornell University and Ithaca College. Gorges. Enlightened. Quirky. Ithacans do things differently. For every day of the year, there is something interesting in this guidebook to see or do. Laurel Guy weaves 10,000 details into ..
Anyone planning a fishing trip to beautiful southern Colorado needs this book to locate the best fly-fishing streams. Most guidebooks focus on large, well-known drainages. Williams and McPhail identify many locations not included in other books. They also recommend appropriate flies for each stream ..
Includes outings suitable for families with small children and full-scale assaults on challenging peaks. This book offers useful information about the geology, wildlife, plants, history, and weather features of Nevada, as well as helpful directions to ensure safe and comfortable travel in Nevada's r..
A one-of-a-kind guide to fifty of the most important cultural and historic sites in the United States guaranteed to fascinate, educate, and entertain--selected and described by the former director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. From Massachusetts to Florida to Washington t..
Madison and the surrounding area is surprising cornucopia of great hiking destinations, many of which fly right under the radar. Avid hikers will find 60 detailed hikes, more than any other area guidebook, with a wide variety of terrain and skill level. This is a new edition of what has already beco..
From an after-work ride through Portland's neighborhood streets or a family cycle along the flat Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway, to a multi-day tour in the salty breezes of the Oregon coast if you're seeking the best road biking the state has to offer, you'll find plenty of blacktop bliss in 75 Cl..
8,000 Miles of Dirt is the backroad travel guide describing 140 of Wyoming's scenic country byways. This new and revised Second Edition contains more than 120 photographs and 140 maps detailing each individual trip. 8,000 Miles of Dirt is the required travel guide and source book for: Natives, Photo..
The hysterical story bestseller about one man's epic Celtic sojourn in search of ancestors, nostalgia, and the world's greatest round of golf By turns hilarious and poetic, A Course Called Ireland is a magnificent tour of a vibrant land and paean to the world's greatest game in the tradition of B..
Cruise ships, the largest moving man-made objects, can be almost a quarter-mile long, as tall as a 25-story building, and can be largely self-contained cities of perhaps 8,000 people. With 172 photographs and illustrations, the cruise ship is examined; its planning, construction, operation, and ulti..
A Cruising Guide to The Turks and Caicos Islands, 3rd ed.: with expanded Dominican Republic coverage, is a new, updated and improved version of the Turks and Caicos Guide we originally produced during the 1990s. This in-depth cruising guide provides coverage of the entire Turks and Caicos region, in..
Recounts Woodes Rogers wildly audacious 1708-1711 circumnavigation around the world in search of Spanish ships to seize as booty and treasure. NUME CARTE: A Cruising Voyage Round the World, PaperbackISBN: 158976238XPRET EDITURA: 81.99AUTOR(i): Woodes RogersEDITURA: Narrative PressCOPERTA: BrosataDAT..
From the top of the Adirondack Northway to the precipitous drop that creates Niagara Falls, Hiking Waterfalls in New York State provides all of the information readers need to find their way to waterfalls hidden in the crevices of the Catskill Mountains, high on the faces of the High Peaks, flowing ..
A stimulating exploration of wandering, being lost, and the uses of the unknown from the author of Men Explain Things To Me Written as a series of autobiographical essays, A Field Guide to Getting Lost draws on emblematic moments and relationships in Rebecca Solnit's life to explore issues of uncert..
This second, updated edition of the acclaimed A Field Guide to Gettysburg will lead visitors to every important site across the battlefield and also give them ways to envision the action and empathize with the soldiers involved and the local people into whose lives and lands the battle intruded. Bot..
A thrilling ocean voyage on the Queen Mary 2 from New York City to Southampton culminating in a two-month ramble through the charming backroads and small villages of the pastoral English countryside in the spring of last year is the subject of this delicious travel journal that Susan has painstaking..
For every fan of kung fu, steamed dumplings, Confucius and giant skyscrapers, A Geek in China is a hip, smart and concise guide to the Middle Kingdom. Packed with photographs and short articles on all aspects of Chinese culture, past and present, A Geek in China introduces readers to everything from..
For every fan of manga, anime, J-pop, or Zen, A Geek in Japan is a hip, smart and concise guide to the land that is their source. Comprehensive and well informed, it covers a wide array of topics in short articles accompanied by sidebars and numerous photographs, providing a lively digest of the soc..
A gentleman is not only recognizable by his singular appearance and charm, but also by his meticulously chosen wardrobe. And there's no one better to curate this book of the best of menswear but the pope of men's style, Bernhard Roetzel, author of the bestseller The Gentleman. In his all-new A Gentl..
This is an exact facsimile of the first guidebook of its kind to the full length of the famous Route 66, from Chicago to Los Angeles. It was first published in 1946. Route 66 is part of American history now, and this guide is useful for those who wish to follow the old road in lieu of driving on the..
Joe Wilson is a guide to a state-endorsed 250-mile trail that focuses on Virginia's musical heritage. Includes two CDs featuring narrated information about sites along the trail and examples of Appalachian traditional music. NUME CARTE: A Guide to the Crooked Road: Virginia's Heritage Music Trail [W..
Including nearly nine hundred new and replacement markers that have been installed along the commonwealth's roadways since the last edition was published in 1994, this third edition of A Guidebook to Virginia's Historical Markers brings together and updates the texts of more than 1,850 official stat..
From geologic upheavals and mad kings to trade routes and saints' ways, this book relates the tales behind the top 500 walks that have shaped our society. It's easy to imagine traveling back in time as you read about convicts and conquistadores, silk traders and Buddhists who have hiked along routes..
The Medina -- the Old City -- of Fez is the best-preserved, medieval walled city in the world. Inside this vibrant Moroccan community, internet cafes and mobile phones coexist with a maze of donkey-trod alleyways, thousand-year-old sewer systems, and Arab-style houses, gorgeous with intricate, if of..
-From horror to fatigue to indifference, an important look forward and back that provides a grass-roots sense... An honest and troubling snapshot of Israel--both Palestinian and Israeli--that reveals the creeping realization that a two-state solution may NUME CARTE: A Land Without Borders: My Journ..
Mermaids still perform in the clear waters of Weeki Wachee Springs as they have for decades. The Bok Tower's carillon bells, installed in 1929, continue to echo across Iron Mountain near Lake Wales. Monstrous reptiles are ever abundant at Gatorland, Gatorama and the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zool..
A People's Guide to Los Angeles offers an assortment of eye-opening alternatives to L.A.'s usual tourist destinations. It documents 115 little-known sites in the City of Angels where struggles related to race, class, gender, and sexuality have occurred. They introduce us to people and events usually..
Steinbeck and Capa's account of their journey through Cold War Russia is a classic piece of reportage and travel writing. Just after the Iron Curtain fell on Eastern Europe, Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Steinbeck and acclaimed war photographer Robert Capa ventured into the Soviet Union to repo..
Discover the ultimate collection of film and TV locations with the next instalment in Lonely Planet's Spotter's Guide series. Featuring locations from more than 100 of the most iconic scenes ever committed to film, we'll show you where incredible moments from Indiana Jones, Star Wars, Thelma & Louis..
Loos with incredible views, lavish lavatories, outstanding outhouses - all are featured in this pictorial guide to the world's most stunning toilets. Whether they're high-tech or arty, amusing or amazing, each toilet has a photo and a description of its location. More than 100 restrooms to remember ..
When thinking of New Mexico, few Americans think spy-vs.-spy intrigue, but in fact, to many international intelligence operatives, the state's name is nearly synonymous with espionage, and Santa Fe is a sacred site. The KGB's single greatest intelligence and counterintelligence coups, and the planni..
While still a teenager, Patrick Leigh Fermor made his way across Europe, as recounted in his classic memoirs, A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water. During World War II, he fought with local partisans against the Nazi occupiers of Crete. But in A Time to Keep Silence, Leigh Fermor writ..