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Touching the Void

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An account of the ascent of the 21,000ft Siula Grande peak in the Peruvian Andes. Joe Simpson and his climbing partner, Simon Yates, had achieved the summit before the first disaster struck. What happened and how they dealt with the psychological traumas that resulted is the subject of this book.

Drives of a Lifetime, 2nd Edition

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This lavishly illustrated travel planner features 500 of the world's most memorable driving experiences, from legendary Highway 1 in California to Japan's famous Irohazaka Winding Road.
€29.99 €33.80

Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a Bicycle

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A highly individual account by a celebrated travel writer based on the daily diary Murphy kept while riding through Yugoslavia, Persia, Afghanistan, over the Himalayas to Pakistan and into India.

Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Country's Hidden Past

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The Spanish are reputed to be amongst Europe's most voluble people. So why have they kept silent about the terrors of the Spanish Civil War and the rule of dictator Generalisimo Francisco Franco? This title takes us on a journey around Spain - and through Spanish history. It intends to make sense of the author's personal experience of the Spanish.

Italian Life

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Mystical Places

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Journey to the world's most enigmatic and magical destinations with this charming guide, full of folklore, unworldly mysteries and far-flung fairy tale locales.
€17.99 €20.25

Step By Step: The Sunday Times Bestseller

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The inspiring memoir from TV traveller Simon Reeve's life of amazing adventures in over 120 countries and the most remote and extreme corners of the planet.

Deep South

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Deep South of America is a place of contradictions. There is the warm, open spirit of the soul food cafes, found in every town, no matter how small. There is the ruined grandeur of numberless ghostly towns, long abandoned by the industries that built them. This book is about this place.
€11.99 €13.50

Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness

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'My favourite book about the wilderness' Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild In this shimmering masterpiece of American nature writing, Edward Abbey ventures alone into the canyonlands of Moab, Utah, to work as a seasonal ranger for the United States National Park Service.

Flightless Traveller

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An inspirational guide to greener travel, including 50 trips that can be made via land or sea.
€24.99 €29.74