K2, August 1st, 2008. Thirty climbers are attempting the summit of the most savage mountain on Earth. They make it. But before they start their descent an ice shelf collapses, sweeping away their ropes. It is dark. Their lines are gone. They are low on oxygen. And it is getting very, very cold. How many will make it down alive?
In 1993, before leaving his much-loved home in North Yorkshire to move back to the States for a few years with his family, the author insisted on taking one last trip around Britain, a sort of valedictory tour of the green and kindly island that had so long been his home. This book tells about his experiences in Britain.
It is easy to get to the Languedoc. You will learn about the Languedoc's troubled and fascinating history, visit bullfights and boar hunts, and hear about the writers and artists that have lived and travelled in this intriguing land.
Globe-trotters rejoice! This updated volume gathers the creme de la creme from The New York Times travel series. The Times's renowned writers curate 150 bite-sized itineraries into an A-Z showcase of the world's most captivating cities, from Barcelona to Bogota, New Delhi to New Orleans-with 26 new stories including Amman and Nairobi.
Across world capitals and tiny places with infectious personalities, Europe packs some serious travel punches. This third edition of the best-selling 36 Hours Europe is comprehensively revised to offer 130 expert itineraries from The New York Times, revealing the continent's best-kept secrets. Includes 20 new stories ranging from Galway,...
When Jennifer moves alone into the Honey Factory on a tiny Greek island, bringing a laptop, her hiking boots and plans for a peaceful life, she has no idea what surprises are in store. Dive into this exquisite, honest and deeply moving tale and taste the sweetness of living life to the full on a small island.