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Shopping for Buddhas: An Adventure in Nepal

by Jeff Greenwald

Jeff Greenwald's classic travelogue follows his quest for the "perfect" Buddha statue. At turns hilarious and moving, his quest features a cast of amazing characters — from a passionate palmist to a flying...


Attention All Shipping: A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast

by Charlie Connelly

This solemn, rhythmic intonation of the shipping forecast on BBC radio is as familiar as the sound of Big Ben chiming the hour. Since its first broadcast in the 1920s it has inspired poems, songs and novels...


Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness

by Peter Matthiessen

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


Blue Meridian: The Search for the Great White Shark

by Peter Matthiessen

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


Wild Voices: Journeys Through Time in the Scottish Highlands

by Mike Cawthorne

The journeys in this book are tales of adventure on foot and by canoe through some of the last wild places in Scotland. Each journey is haunted by the ghost of another writer – Neil Gunn, Iain Thomson, Rowena...


Dreaming Of Jupiter

by Ted Simon

Ted Simon is the author of the classic travel book JUPITER'S TRAVELS. It documents his four-year journey round the world by motorbike, travelling through Europe, Africa, South and North America, and Asia. A...


Cocaine Train: Tracing My Bloodline Through Colombia

by Stephen Smith

One of the most violent countries on earth, where the cause of death is regularly 'massacre', drink drivers play chicken and kidnap stories pass for dinner party conversation; nine times more dangerous than...


The Far Corner: A Mazy Dribble Through North-East Football

by Harry Pearson

A book in which Wilf Mannion rubs shoulders with The Sunderland Skinhead: recollections of Len Shakleton blight the lives of village shoppers: and the appointment of Kevin Keegan as manager of Newcastle is celebrated...


A Tall Man In A Low Land: Some Time Among the Belgians

by Harry Pearson

Most British travel writers head south for a destination that is hot, exotic, dangerous or all three. Harry Pearson chose to head in the opposite direction for a country which is damp, safe and of legendary...


Racing Pigs And Giant Marrows: Travels around the North Country Fairs

by Harry Pearson

Following his acclaimed book about football in the north-east, THE FAR CORNER, Harry Pearson vowed that his next project would not involve hanging around outdoors on days so cold that itinerant dogs had to be...


An Inland Voyage

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson's 1878 travelogue, An Inland Voyage, details his canoeing trip through France and Belgium in 1876. Pioneering new ground in outdoor literature, this was Stevenson's first book. He had...


Tour the Twilight Saga Book One--The Olympic Peninsula

by C. D. Miller

Tour the Twilight Saga Book One is the first of four guidebooks designed to help you travel to Twilight-Saga-related sites. Book One takes Twilighters to the real-world places mentioned in Stephenie Meyer's...


Through China With A Camera

by John Thomson

Originally published in 1898. INTRODUCTION: Since the time when I made my first journey into Cambodia to examine its ancient cities, it has been my constant endeavour to show how the explorer may add not only...


Narrative of a Journey Down the Ohio and Mississippi in 1789-90

by Samuel S. Forman

Major Samuel S. Forman hailed from a family that played a prominent role in the early years of the U.S. colonies and the transition to nationhood. In the late 1700s, Forman took an extended river journey down...


Through the Brazilian Wilderness

by Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt's epic hunting adventures and journeys of exploration throughout North America are the stuff of legend, but what some readers may not know is that Roosevelt's insatiable love of adventure...


A Journey in Southeastern Mexico

by Henry Howard Harper

In this detailed travelogue, author Henry Howard Harper recounts his extended tour through the Mexican regions of Campeche, Tabasco, and Yucatan, conveying a vivid sense of the country's rugged landscape, vibrant...


Unbeaten Tracks in Japan: An Account of Travels in the Interior, Including Visits to the Aborigines of Yezo and the Shrine of Nikko

by Isabella L. Bird

Nineteenth-century English traveler, writer, and natural historian Isabella Bird contributes this stunning narrative to the genre of early travelogues about Japan. The volume Unbeaten Tracks in Japan includes...


Casting Off: How a City Girl Found Happiness on the High Seas

by Emma Bamford

As a journalist for the Independent, Emma Bamford is swept along with the London rat race, lost amongst the egos of Fleet Street. Surrounded by budget cuts and bullies, the thrill of a breaking news story is...


Rivers Of The Eastern Shore - Seventeen Maryland Rivers

by Hulbert Footner

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Pomona Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high...


Saddling the Dogs: Journeys Through Egypt and the Near East

by Deborah Manley & Diane Fortenberry

In the absence of horses, saddle the dogs. This Arab proverb, suggesting the uncompromising determination of nomads to keep moving, whatever the obstacles, epitomizes also the travelling ethos of many early...