Discusses the author's journey, telling how he went to the freedom fighters of West Papua and sang his head off in their highlands; met cannibals infinitely kinder and more trustworthy than the murderous missionaries who evangelize them; and, how he anchored a boat to an iceberg where polar bears slept, ate witchetty grubs and visited sea gypsies.
John Muir's journals provide a unique marriage of natural history with lyrical prose and often amusing anecdotes, retaining a freshness, intensity and brutal honesty which will amaze the modern reader.
Wilderness Weekends Guide - Travel information and expert holiday advice on the best wild camping destinations in Britain, detailed maps, practical tips and routes. Featuring 26 wild camping sites in England, Wales and Scotland chosen for their dramatic locations, what to bring and when to visit, wildlife guides, natural history and camping advice.
Following the success of Wine Trails, we now bring you 40 perfect weekends in Australia and New Zealand wine country, introducing vineyards in regions including the Clare Valley, Margaret River, Hawkes Bay, Tamar Valley and Marlborough, as well as celebrating secret gems off the beaten path.
Following the success of Wine Trails, we now bring you 40 perfect weekends in North American wine country, introducing vineyards in regions including Sonoma, Walla Walla, Finger Lakes, Texas Hill Country and Okanagan, as well as celebrating secret gems off the beaten path.