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Historic New England

National Historic Landmarks are touchstones of our collective past that still resonate with our present. The six New England states have nearly 400 such places. However, important doesn't always translate into interesting and so we have Historic New England: A Tour of the Region’s Top 100 National Historic Landmarks––those with the most intriguing and rewarding history. In addition to historic houses, tall ships, and such quirky spot...

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The Geology Companion

This practical guidebook provides a basic grounding in the principles of geology and explains how to apply them. Using this book, readers will be able to figure out whether they are standing on an ancient seafloor, coal swamp, or sand dune. They will be able to determine the geologic hazards in their neighborhood, where to look for fossils and minerals, or where best to drill a water well. In plain English, The Geology Companion shed...

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Expat Welcome Guide 2018

The 2018 Expat Welcome Guide is intended to address the needs of a newly arrived expat. In this guide, you’ll find the basics of Malaysia – the geography, financial facts, system of government, summaries of its people, religions, cuisines, and more. You’ll learn how to rent a property, how to find a maid, how to get online, and how to get around. We also provide you with the most current information about public holidays, events, eme...

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Bhutan - Culture Smart!

The tiny Kingdom of Bhutan, at the eastern end of the Himalayas, nestles between the giant nation states of China and India. Often called the “Land of the Thunder Dragon,” it remained secluded until recent times—the first ever “tourist” set foot in Bhutan in 1974 and was followed by the introduction of television and new technology at the turn of the 21st century. In 2008, Bhutan became the world’s youngest democracy, moving from an ...

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Petit Futé : Guyane - Carnet de voyage (2017)

Le carnet de voyage sur la Guyane a un format très pratique et une nouvelle maquette faisant la part belle aux photos. Destiné à tous les voyageurs qui partent en courts séjours et recherchent un guide complet au meilleur prix sur la Guyane. Il propose surtout des informations culturelles et de découverte : l'essentiel et plus ! Il est le compagnon idéal pour comprendre la Guyane et profiter au mieux de son séjour. Vous y retrouverez...

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Iowa Off the Beaten Path®: A Guide To Unique Places

Iowa Off the Beaten Path features the things travelers and locals want to see and experience––if only they knew about them. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales, Iowa Off the Beaten Path takes the reader down the road less traveled and reveals a side of Iowa that other guidebooks just don't offer.

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Lonely Planet San Francisco (Travel Guide), 11th Edition

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet San Francisco is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Be impressed by the brilliance of the Golden Gate Bridge, swing down Balmy Alley for a slice of Mission life and witness some of its oldest murals, or immerse yourself in the fog and fabulousness of the city's hills on a cable-car...

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Conflicts, Religion and Culture in Tourism

Conflicts, Religion and Culture in Tourism highlights the role of religious tourism and pilgrimage as a tool for improving cultural relations. Helping to form culture and society worldwide, faith plays a vital part in cross-cultural conflict resolution and opening dialogue across peoples. This book shows how faith and activism can respond to the common challenges of peace making and coexistence both within and among the world's many ...

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Frommer's Memorable Walks in New York

11 Great Walking Tours Through the City's Most Vibrant Neighborhoods Follow Frommer's for an up-close and personal look at the Big Apple. Discover the ethnic neighborhoods, literary bars, and stunningly diverse architecture that make the city unique. LET FROMMER'S TAKE YOU TO: * The chic SoHo scene, packed with historic buildings, cutting-edge art galleries, and gourmet bistros * The sights and sounds of Chinatown, with a stop for th...

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Wild: oder Der letzte Trip auf Erden

Die berühmte Shackleton-Expedition in die Antarktis – erzählt wie nie zuvor: Im Jahr 1914 bricht der englische Abenteurer Frank Wild zusammen mit dem bedeutenden Polforscher Ernest Shackleton und 26 Männern zum »letzten Trip auf Erden« auf – sie wollen die Antarktis durchqueren. Ihr Schiff, die Endurance, aber wird vom Packeis zerstört, drei Monate driften sie auf einer Eisscholle nordwärts und retten sich schließlich auf eine Insel,...