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My Twenty-five Years in Provence: Reflections on Then and Now (Vintage Departures) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101974285
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Published: Vintage - May 28th, 2019

From the moment Peter Mayle and his wife, Jennie, uprooted their lives in England and crossed the Channel permanently, they never looked back. Here the beloved author of A Year in Provence pays tribute to the most endearing and enduring aspects of his life in France—the charming and indelible parade of village life, the sheer beauty, the ancient history.


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Wandering Home: A Long Walk Across America's Most Hopeful Landscape Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781627790208
Availability: Backordered
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - April 1st, 2014

"[McKibben is] a marvelous writer who has thought deeply about the environment, loves this part of the country, and knows how to be a first-class traveling companion."—Entertainment Weekly


A Field Guide to Getting Lost Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143037248
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Published: Penguin Books - June 27th, 2006

A stimulating exploration of wandering, being lost, and the uses of the unknown from the author of Orwell's Roses


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The Places in Between Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780156031561
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Published: Mariner Books - May 8th, 2006

A New York Times Bestseller
This acccount of a 36-day walk across Afghanistan, starting just weeks after the fall of the Taliban, is “stupendous…an instant travel classic” (Entertainment Weekly).

In January 2002, Rory Stewart walked across Afghanistan, surviving by his wits, his knowledge of Persian dialects and Muslim customs, and the kindness of strangers.


The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060920081
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 15th, 2001

“The kind of book Steinbeck might have written if he’d traveled with David Letterman.” —New York magazine

An inspiring and hilarious account of one man’s rediscovery of America and his search for the perfect small town. 


Wander-Thrush Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780359043019
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Published: Lulu.com - October 24th, 2018

PUBLISHED BY RA PRESS. "The writing of David Crews in Wander-Thrush is as evocative as a Hudson River School painting that uses words instead of oil and canvas. These essays are a history lesson, a naturalist's field journal and an elegiac personal tribute to the Adirondack Park, one of the world's great natural treasures.


The Frozen River: Seeking Silence in the Himalaya Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780008353216
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Published: William Collins - April 13th, 2021

'A tour de force of luminous writing.' Mark Cocker, Spectator


Sovietistan: Travels in Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781643137698
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Published: Pegasus Books - July 13th, 2021

An unforgettable journey through Central Asia, one of the most mysterious and history-laden regions of the world.

Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan became free of the Soviet Union in 1991.


Between the Woods and the Water: On Foot to Constantinople: From The Middle Danube to the Iron Gates Cover Image
By Patrick Leigh Fermor, Jan Morris (Introduction by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781590171660
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Published: NYRB Classics - October 3rd, 2005

Continuing the epic foot journey across Europe begun in A Time of Gifts, Patrick Leigh Fermor writes about walking from Hungary to the Balkans. 


Northland: A 4,000-Mile Journey Along America's Forgotten Border Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393357097
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 4th, 2019

“Romantic, urgent, valuable and appealing as hell.” —Andrew McCarthy, New York Times Book Review


Eat Pray Love 10th-Anniversary Edition: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143038412
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Published: Riverhead Books - January 30th, 2007

The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time from the bestselling author of City of Girls and Big Magic, Elizabeth Gilbert.


The Museum of Whales You Will Never See: And Other Excursions to Iceland's Most Unusual Museums Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780143135463
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Published: Penguin Books - May 12th, 2020

“Filled with charming illustrations, this delightful book about Iceland’s 265 museums is as quirky and mesmerizing as the country’s dreamscape itself.” Forbes

Mythic creatures, natural wonders, and the mysterious human impulse to collect are on beguiling display in this poetic tribute to the museums of an otherworldly island nation.