Sporting Excursions in the Rocky Mountains, Vol. 1 of 2:Including a Journey to the Columbia River and a Visit to the Sandwich Islands, Chili, &C (Classic Reprint) John K. Townsend
Sporting Excursions in the Rocky Mountains, Vol. 1 of 2:Including a Journey to the Columbia River, and a Visit to the Sandwich Islands, Chili, &C (Classic Reprint) J. K. Townsend
Diary of Travels and Adventures in Upper India, From Bareilly, in Rohilcund, to Hurdwar, and Nahun, in the Himmalaya Mountains, Vol. 2 of 2:With a Tour in Bundelcund, a Sporting Excursion in the Kingdom of Oude, and a Voyage Down the Ganges Charles James C. Davidson
The highest mountain roads in the Alps are a sporting challenge for many racing cyclists. Small roads meander in artistic serpentines along fantastic mountain sceneries, from the eastern alps down to the maritime alps. The German travel journalist and photographer Matthias Rotter has crossed countless alpine passes during his bicycle tours through the alps. Cycle with him over legendary mountain roads, historical trading routes and hidden roads which hardly somebody knows. Leading through deep canyons, along steep abysses and up to snowy summits. Calvendo calendars are premium products - a bit more pricey than others but with added benefits: Our calendars always look beautiful on your wall because we produce them locally with premium paper and sophisticated spiral binding, ensuring easy turning of pages and flat hanging against the wall. A protective transparent plastic cover sheet provides added stability and each calendar comes in five languages. Treat yourself to a Calvendo calendar and you get something that looks better all year round. Ce calendrier r¿si a ¿ r¿it¿ette ann¿avec les m¿s images et le calendrier mis ¿our.
Pit your worldly wits against family and friends, or just challenge yourself, with this ultimate travel trivia book. With head-scratching questions on everything from geography and culture to history, wildlife and transport, it´s a fun and challenging test for all ages ? and the perfect addition to any trip. Lonely Planet´s Ultimate Travel Quiz Book is split into three sections: Easy, Medium and Hard, with 100 quizzes in total, each featuring 20+ questions that will confound adults and kids alike. Perfect for social get-togethers, rainy days and family trips, this fun and illustrated book also makes a great gift! Themed rounds include: Food and drink Transport Culture Flags Famous landmarks Seas and oceans Wildlife History Books Islands Museums Sporting venues Mountains Film locations Rivers Space travel Capital cities Currencies Languages And lots more! About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world´s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we´ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You´ll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.
In the second book of John Christopher´s classic series, Will Parker and his cohorts have spent a year living among the free men in the White Mountains. The Resistance charges them, now wearing realistic yet harmless caps, to infiltrate a Tripod city by competing in a sporting exhibition called ´´the Games´´ (very similar in nature to the Summer Olympics), in which the winners of the events are to be offered to the Tripods for service. 1. Language: English. Narrator: William Gaminara. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/003164/bk_adbl_003164_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A moving collection of fishing stories by one of America’s legendary outdoor writers. Throughout his career, Harry Middleton contributed hundreds of stories, essays, and book reviews to some of the most respected periodicals, including the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Gray’s Sporting Journal, Field & Stream, Country Journal, Smithsonian, and Sierra, among others. When he died in 1993, Middleton left behind a legacy rich with mountain streams, wild trout, and fishermen’s dreams. In That Sweet Country is a fresh, exhilarating collection of a renowned fishing writer’s previously published works. A recognized name in outdoor writing, Middleton brings us inspiring selections such as ´´An Angler’s Lament” from Southern Living (1987),´´Spring on the Miramichi” from The Flyfisher (1991), ´´A Haunting Obsession with Brown Trout” from the New York Times (1992), and many more. Listeners who have loved Middleton’s work will cherish this compilation, while novice fishermen will gain a view of the world as Middleton saw it: ´´There are so few left, so few who believe the earth is enough.” 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bill Dewees. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/008714/bk_adbl_008714_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A new, thoroughly updated 12th edition of Bradt´s Madagascar, the leading and most comprehensive guide to this unique island nation, written by Hilary Bradt, who first visited in 1976 and has returned roughly 35 times, and Daniel Austin, who has visited 12 times and continues to travel there annually. Bradt´s Madagascar is by far the most thorough guide to the country in English and is written and updated by established experts whose unparalleled knowledge of Madagascar combines with contributions from over 50 experts in a book which has been the most authoritative guide to the country for three decades. It covers national parks and protected areas and includes itineraries to suit all interests and budgets, plus details of around 1,000 hotels and restaurants. Madagascar is like nowhere else on earth. It is fascinating not only zoologically and botanically, but culturally, linguistically, historically and geologically. This vast island is the fourth largest in the world and also the oldest. This is part of the reason why it has evolved into an incredible hotspot for biodiversity, with a truly unique flora and fauna that is more than 80% endemic to the island, and with new species being described virtually on a daily basis. Madagascar is also the only place where you can see wild lemurs. Almost a quarter of the world´s 450-or-so primates exist only here. With Bradt´s Madagascar you can visit tropical rainforest and seek out its incredible flora and fauna; explore the otherworldly eroded limestone spires, most famously at Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park -Madagascar´s most striking landscape; discover the beach-fringed islands around Nosy Be with their fabulous scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking, whale-watching and fishing opportunities; and make the most of a host of adventuring and sporting possibilities, including surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, rock climbing, tree climbing, caving, river trips, mountain biking, distance running, quad biking, trekking and hiking. Also covered are the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ambohimanga; the renowned Avenue des Baobabs, one of the country´s most photographed scenes, and information on the best birdwatching spots: Madagascar has almost 300 avian species, with a high proportion of endemics, including five whole endemic families.
For little learners who want to know about the world Our world is an amazing place. It´s full of rivers, mountains, forests, and too many other amazing places to count--but that´s not all. There´s also families, friends, animals, music, technology, language, games, and all other things that make life wonderful. This exciting children´s book is a celebration of our world and what it´s like to live in it. Unlike an atlas, this encyclopedia of discovery will entertain, educate, and inspire readers to wonder about the world around them. On one page they´ll read about their body and brain, on another they´ll learn about languages, sporting events, or the environment, and on others, they can marvel at wonders of the Earth such as fiery volcanoes, sprawling cities, or a place called ´´The Chocolate Hills.´´ My Very Important World allows young readers to delight in discovering where the coldest place on Earth is, how many languages there are, why they sometimes feel scared, and much, much more. There´s a big wide world out there--so turn the pages to explore it.