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  • Walking in the Caucasus - Georgia
  • In Walking in the Caucasus – Georgia Peter Nasmyth provides us with a comprehensive walker`s guide with clear directions, excellent map extracts from Geoland, GPS references, local history/contacts, a whole chapter on birds, flora and fauna, and a superb selection of colour photographs capturing the heart of this little-known walker paradise.... Read more
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  • Orient Express
  • Before John Dos Passos enjoys fame as a chronicler and critic of American society, he wins recognition for command of aesthetics.Orient Express, a memoir of the author’s travels through Eastern Europe, the Near East, and the Middle East, focuses on sights, sounds, and smells rather than plot or character. Dos Passos applies his instincts as a... Read more
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  • Alpine Mountain Guides
  • This book makes a contribution to mountaineering history. Almost all first ascents made in the Alps during the nineteenth century were led by professional mountain guides. Together they form a fascinating group of men who formed a close relationship with mountaineers, referred to as 'amateurs' in the true sense of the word, despite a great... Read more
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  • Lonely Hills & Wilderness Trails
  • A selection of articles by award-winning writer Richard Gilbert, in which he enthuses over wild, remote mountain country and takes us from the Yukon and the Wind River Mountains to the Alps, Caucasus and Himalayas. Read more
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  • 10 Manuels and a Manolete
  • Thousands of British ramblers walk up Snowdon (1085m), Scafell Pike (960m) or Ben Nevis (1344m) each year. But on holiday, driving around, across or in the Pyrenees, they will look at Aneto (3404m), Posets (3377m) or Perdido (3355m) and say “No”.Yet all the major Pyrenean peaks are within the range of difficulty and vertical climb of the great... Read more
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  • A History Of Mountaineering In The Alps
  • AUTHORS NOTE: WRITING a history of mountaineering when so many books have already been devoted to one or father aspect of the subject is a problem, the solution of which has not always been easy to find. I have attempted, moreover, to write it direct into English, which is not my mother tongue, and that has added to my problems. I have tried to... Read more
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  • Mountain Days at Home and Abroad
  • 'Mountain Days at Home and Abroad' is a lively account of the author's adventures in the mountains over a period of some 40 years, starting from the early days when he took part in annual mountain challenges and volunteered as an instructor on various Hill Walking and Climbing courses run by the Scouts from the old railway station at... Read more
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  • Common Sense and Whiskey
  • It's all here: Adventures in Africa, Azerbaijan and the Arctic. Headhunters and prayer flags, liars and thieves, evil spirits and atrocious food. From Tbilisi to Tibet to the Trans-Siberian Railroad, "Common Sense and Whiskey" is a crisp survey of what's it's like in the real world. Offbeat people and isolated places lie at this book's heart.... Read more
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  • Caucasian Mountain Dog
  • From the remote mountainous regions of the Caucasus in southeastern Europe comes the Caucasian Mountain Dog, an ovcharka breed whose origins trace back two millennia. Employed by Russian shepherds to protect the flocks from predators, the Caucasian Mountain Dog is a discerning guardian, wary of strangers, that is at once fearless and... Read more
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  • Tearing Up the Silk Road
  • A modern epic journey from East to West along ancient trade routes Formed around 206 BC during the Han Dynasty, the Silk Road expands from China to central Europe, passing through India, the Middle East and North Africa along the way. This network of roads was the first trade route to connect East and West, and enabled the formation of great... Read more
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  • Elbrus Race 2013
  • The highest and one of the deadliest mountains in Europe, Elbrus attracts adventure travelers of all types. Skiers can ski from 5000 meters elevation down a deceptively mellow looking glacier. Mountaineering groups go to attempt climbing the highest peak in Europe. Skyrunning, a sport of fast ascent trail running on steep vertical terrain is a... Read more
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  • Let Our Fame be Great
  • Part travelogue, part history, Let Our Fame Be Great tells the stories of the forgotten peoples of the Caucasus region, an incredible cultural crossroads where Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Turkey and the Middle East meet. The area was once the home of the Golden Fleece and Prometheus' place of exile, and later inspired Pushkin and Lermontov,... Read more
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  • Lonely Planet Russia
  • Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisherLonely Planet Russiais your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Take an awe-inspiring walk through Red Square, hike amongst the geysers and volcanoes of Kamchatka, or sweat it out in a traditional Russian banya... Read more
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  • The Last of the Argonauts
  • The "Last of the Argonauts" is a travel guide peppered with history and anecdotes from the authors' many visits to the Caucasus, and his memories of living in Greece in the 1980's. Centred on Armenia, it describes the overland journey from Greece to the Caucasus region, with interesting comparisons on the people and lands of both Greece and... Read more
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  • Dromomaniando Por El Planeta Tierra II
  • "Nunca habia conocido a alguien como Leon con el entusiasmo que le pone a sus viajes y a escribir sobre ellos. Nunca me habia tocado conocer a alguien que tuviera un cuarto especial para guardar y conservar todo lo relacionado con sus viajes. Ademas la coleccion que esta haciendo de certificados de los paises y continentes conocidos, es algo... Read more
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