Whether you like to walk, run, swim, admire the wildlife or forage for wild foods, this book will inspire you to get out into the fresh air and reconnect with the great outdoors. Nature is a balm for the body and soul, so escape the pace of the everyday and set yourself free: get out there, find adventure, and go wild!
Why do we put north at the top of maps? Which maps show us the way to Heaven, and which show the "land of no sunshine" or the land of "people with no bowels"? This book looks at the history of maps, from ancient maps such as medieval mappae mundi to Google Earth.
The Orient Express; The Khyber Pass Local; the Delhi Mail from Jaipur; the Golden Arrow of Kuala; the Trans-Siberian Express; these are just some of the trains steaming through author's epic rail journey from London across Europe through India and Asia. This title tells the trip of discovery made in the mid-seventies.