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Book cover: A Time Travelers Guide to IstanbulA Time Travelers Guide to Istanbul
by - Smashwords ,
A man takes his two daughters to one of the world's great cities. Along the way they meet some fascinating characters, and explore the complex relationship between imaginary time, existentialism, Islam, Christianity, and the East and West.
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Book cover: Postcards From The PhilippinesPostcards From The Philippines
by - Smashwords ,
This collection of short essays provides information about the Philippines from a variety of angles, with no chirpy promises about how you'll travel around the islands for free, and no sugar-coated advice followed by lots of exclamation points.
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Book cover: Backpacking Sri LankaBackpacking Sri Lanka
by - Smashwords ,
The essential guide for the independent traveller planning a tour of Sri Lanka. The guide includes top attractions, heritage sites, beach resorts and travel advice on how to tour Sri Lanka. It includes insider travel tips to avoid the tourist scams.
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Book cover: Among the HimalayasAmong the Himalayas
by - A. Constable & Co. ,
During the past fourteen years I have traversed portions of this region nearly every year, sketching, shooting, collecting, and especially exploring the customs of the people on the frontiers of Tibet, and of Nepal - the land of the warlike Goorkhas.
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Book cover: Altai-Himalaya: A Travel DiaryAltai-Himalaya: A Travel Diary
by - Nicholas Roerich Museum ,
Nicholas Roerich kept a diary of his travels by yak and camel through a remote region still largely unknown today. He chronicles his expedition through Sinkiang, Altai-Mongolia and Tibet from 1924 to 1928 in twelve exciting chapters.
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Book cover: Intimate ChinaIntimate China
by - Hutchinson & Co. ,
The Chinese Empire is rather larger than Europe. Being on the eastern side of a great continent, it has the same extremes of climate as are to be found in the United States. Fruits, flowers, and crops vary in like manner ...
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Book cover: Two Flags in China: A TravelogueTwo Flags in China: A Travelogue
by - Smashwords ,
China remains one of the most misunderstood and enchanting nations in the world along with being the most highly populated. Two Flags in China details a cultural exchange trip taken by a small group of New Hampshire high school students...
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Book cover: Tibet Travel GuideTibet Travel Guide
- TibetTour.org ,
If you are a totally fresh traveler to Tibet, do not worry. The Tibet Travel Guide will tell you how to design your tour to Tibet, what to prepare for your trip, how to make a wonderful trip at the top of the world, and much more...
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Book cover: The Soul of the Far EastThe Soul of the Far East
by - The Macmillan Company ,
The most popular of Lowell's books on the Orient, The Soul of the Far East, (1888) contains an early synthesis of some of his ideas, that in essence, postulated that human progress is a function of the qualities of individuality and imagination.
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Book cover: The Travels of Marco PoloThe Travels of Marco Polo
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
One of the greatest books of all time -- a vast treasury of invaluable observations on the peoples and geography of the Near East and Asia in the 13th century. Detailed descriptions of cities, customs, laws, crops, animals, political systems, etc.
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Book cover: Monumental JavaMonumental Java
by - The Macmillan Company ,
Java's ancient monuments are eloquent evidence of that innate consciousness of something beyond earthly existence which moves men to propitiate the principle of life by sacrifice in temples as gloriously divine as mortal hand can raise...
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Book cover: Diving BaliDiving Bali
by - Project Gutenberg ,
This is a guide on diving Bali with descriptions of and guides to Bali's most popular dive sites. Diving in Bali is diverse, so no matter your skill level or your interest you are certain to find a dive site in Bali that suits you.
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Book cover: Travel to ThailandTravel to Thailand
by - Bookboon ,
Known for its food and beautiful nature, Thailand is the perfect location to find relaxation. But Thailand has much more to offer. This guide for Thailand provides you with information for visiting Bangkok but also for a tour around the country.
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Book cover: BangkokBangkok
- Wikitravel ,
Visit this tourist hotspot which is the political, social and economic centre of Thailand. This free travel guide provides you with information about the main sights and attractions of Bangkok. Be lead around the city by the suggested tours.
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Book cover: The Land of MidianThe Land of Midian
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
Richard F. Burton was an English explorer, translator, writer, orientalist, poet, fencer and diplomat. He was known for his travels and explorations within Asia and Africa as well as his extraordinary knowledge of languages and cultures.
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Book cover: Travel to Taipei and KaohsiungTravel to Taipei and Kaohsiung
by - BookBoon ,
Always wanted to see how modernity and nature can exists side by side? Taiwan is a good example with its ancient and colonial history but also with the modern city centers of Taipei and Kaohsiung. Take this travel guide with you when visiting Taiwan.
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Book cover: Shanghai Travel GuideShanghai Travel Guide
- Wikitravel ,
In this guide you will find all the information you need to make your visit to Shanghai memorable. The day tours lead you along sights such as the old town district or the skyscrapers of the city. Go on a journey of discovery in Shanghai yourself.
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Book cover: Your Singapore: Little Black BookYour Singapore: Little Black Book
- Singapore Tourism Board ,
Scratched beneath the surface, this high achiever clearly wants to be the best and first at everything: home to some of the world's swankiest hotels; host of the world's first F1 night race; home to the world's biggest observation wheel.
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Book cover: Hong Kong: A Traveller's GuideHong Kong: A Traveller's Guide
- Hong Kong Tourism Board ,
Hong Kong offers you the opportunity to experience a vibrant culture featuring a unique fusion where 'east-meets-west'. Instilled with an exciting duality of a modern city's vitality enhanced by a traditional society's historical richness and colour.
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Book cover: Travel to BeijingTravel to Beijing
by - BookBoon ,
Plan your visit of the capital of China, the 'central kingdom', with this free travel guide. Did you always want to walk in the footsteps of the great Chinese emperors? Then a visit to the Forbidden City is mandatory on your schedule.
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Book cover: Travel Guides: China and TaiwanTravel Guides: China and Taiwan
by - BookBoon ,
China has one of the world's oldest continuous civilizations, dating back more than six millennia. Chinese culture and gastronomy are something most travelers look forward to, lovely spots with an authentic atmosphere are never far away.
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Book cover: Modern IndiaModern India
by - Fleming H. Revell Co. ,
A series of letters written during the winter of 1903-04: The Eye of India; The City of Bombay; Servants, Hotels, and Cave Temples; The Empire of India; Two Hindu Weddings; The Religions of India; How India Is Governed; The Railways of India; etc.
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Book cover: Across Asia on a BicycleAcross Asia on a Bicycle
by - The Century Co. ,
Two Washington University graduates sail to Liverpool and begin a 15,000-mile bicycle journey to Peking. The account begins in Asia Minor as the students cycle on through Persia and Turkestan, with detours to Merv, Bokhara, and Samarkand.
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Book cover: Man-Eaters of KumaonMan-Eaters of Kumaon
by - Oxford University Press ,
Jim Corbett killed a leopard at the age of nine and achieved a legendary reputation as a hunter. Here is the best of his books, which offers fascinating tales of pursuing tigers in the Indian Himalayas during the beginning of 20th century.
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Book cover: Travels in Arabia Deserta: Volume 2Travels in Arabia Deserta: Volume 2
by - Adamant Media Corporation ,
From the contents: Ibn Rashid's town, life in Hayil, depart from Hayil - journey to Kheybar, the apostle's country, the Kheyabar, the Medina life at Kheybar, deliverance from Kheybar, desert journey to Hayil, the Shammar and Haeb deserts, etc.
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Book cover: The Andaman IslandsThe Andaman Islands
by - South Asia Books ,
Easy to read book on the subject of the Andaman islands and their strange aboriginal inhabitants. The author naively and cheerfully lists his facts and graphic descriptions, adds a few personal observations and then goes on to the next topic.
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