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Oaxaca Journal (National Geographic Directions)
Oaxaca Journal (National Geographic Directions)
by Oliver Sacks
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Oliver Sacks is best known as an explorer of the human mind, a neurologist with a gift for the complex, insightful portrayals of people and their conditions that fuel the phenomenal success of his books. But he is also a card-carrying member of the... (read more)

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Chasing Che: A Motorcycle Journey in Search of the Guevara Legend
Chasing Che: A Motorcycle Journey in Search of the Guevara Legend
by Patrick Symmes
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Intrepid journalist Patrick Symmes sets off on his BMW R80 G/S in search of the people and places in Ernesto "Che" Guevara's classic Motorcycle Diaries, seeking out his own adventure as well as the legacy of the icon Che would become, Symmes... (read more)

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The Middle Passage: The Caribbean Revisited
The Middle Passage: The Caribbean Revisited
by V S Naipaul
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In 1960 the government of Trinidad invited V. S. Naipaul to revisit his native country and record his impressions. In this classic of modern travel writing he has created a deft and remarkably prescient portrait of Trinidad and four adjacent Caribbean... (read more)

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Miraculous Air: Journey of a Thousand Miles Through Baja California, the Other Mexico
Miraculous Air: Journey of a Thousand Miles Through Baja California, the Other Mexico
by C M Mayo
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-370) and index.... (read more)

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Keep the River on Your Right (69 Edition)
Keep the River on Your Right (69 Edition)
by Schneebaum
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In 1955, armed with a penknife and the instructions 'Keep the river on your right,' the Brooklyn-born painter Tobias Schneebaum set off into the trackless jungles of Peru in search of a tribe of cannibals.... (read more)

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A Death in Brazil: A Book of Omissions (John MacRae Books)
A Death in Brazil: A Book of Omissions (John MacRae Books)
by Peter Robb
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Deliciously sensuous and fascinating, Robb renders in vivid detail the intoxicating pleasures of Brazil's food, music, literature, and landscape as he travels not only cross country but also back in time--from the days of slavery to modern day political... (read more)

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Travelers' Tales Central America (Travelers' Tales Guides)
Travelers' Tales Central America (Travelers' Tales Guides)
by Larry Habegger
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These stories of travel in Central America — Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama — are adventurous and quirky, sobering and enlightening. Readers visit a Panamanian island known for its wildlife; glimpse... (read more)

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The Panama Hat Trail
The Panama Hat Trail
by Tom Miller
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This 15th anniversary reissue of Millers travel classic follows the making and marketing of a single Panama hat. Its a captivating story of cultures in collision, raw capitalism, and an exotic, humorous journey.... (read more)

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A Trip to the Beach: Living on Island Time in the Caribbean
A Trip to the Beach: Living on Island Time in the Caribbean
by Melinda Blanchard
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This is the true story of a trip to the beach that never ends. It's about a husband and wife who escape civilization to build a small restaurant on an island paradise -- and discover that even paradise has its pitfalls. It's a story filled with... (read more)

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Enduring Patagonia
Enduring Patagonia
by Gregory Crouch
About the Author
Gregory Crouch grew up in Goleta, California, where he now lives with his wife, DeAnne, and their son, Ryan. He has made more than a dozen climbing expeditions on four continents, most notably in Alaska and Patagonia, and his work has appeared in... (read more)

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Two Years in the French West Indies (Lost and Found: Classic Travel Writing)
Two Years in the French West Indies (Lost and Found: Classic Travel Writing)
by Lafcadio Hearn
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In 1887 the writer and translator Lafcadio Hearn sailed from New York to Martinique, where he fell under the spell of the island. Intending to stay only a few months, he remained for two years, immersed in Martinique's culture and tropical beauty. The... (read more)

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Trail of Feathers: Searching for Philip True, a Reporter's Murder in Mexico and His Editor's Search for Justice
Trail of Feathers: Searching for Philip True, a Reporter's Murder in Mexico and His Editor's Search for Justice
by Robert Rivard
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In December 1998, San Antonio Express-News reporter Philip True vanished during a solo backcountry trek in western Mexico, home of the reclusive Huichol Indians and the Chapalagana, the Twisted Serpent Canyon, a 150-mile long gash that twists and plunges... (read more)

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In Patagonia
In Patagonia
by Bruce Chatwin
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In Patagonia is Bruce Chatwin's exquisite account of his journey through "the uttermost part of the earth," that stretch of land at the southern tip of South America, where bandits were once made welcome and Charles Darwin formed part of his "survival of... (read more)

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Trail of Feathers: In Search of the Birdmen of Peru
Trail of Feathers: In Search of the Birdmen of Peru
by Tahir Shah
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A shrunken head from Peru and a feather with traces of blood are the clues that launch Tahir Shah on his latest journey. Fascinated by the recurring theme of flight in Peruvian folklore, Shah sets out to discover whether the Incas really were able to... (read more)

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On Mexican time :a new life in San Miguel
On Mexican time :a new life in San Miguel
by Tony Cohan
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Filled with colorful characters and the daily drama of Mexican life, "On Mexican Time" is a vivid portrait of San Miguel as well as an irresistible journey of discovery and transformation.... (read more)

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Essays on the American West #10: Travels in Mexico and California: Comprising a Journal of a Tour from Brazos Santiago, Through Central Mexico, by Way of Monterey, Chihuahua, the Coun
Essays on the American West #10: Travels in Mexico and California: Comprising a Journal of a Tour from Brazos Santiago, Through Central Mexico, by Way of Monterey, Chihuahua, the Coun
by A B Clarke
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The glitter of gold attracted perhaps three hundred thousand people to California in the decade after 1848, including A. B. Clarke, an adventurous former schoolteacher and entrepreneur who took the less traveled path to California—through northern... (read more)

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The Handsomest Man in Cuba
The Handsomest Man in Cuba
by Lynette Chiang
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Big fat cigars. Tropicana dancing girls. Mojitos. Hemingway. A guy named Fidel. This is not a book about the Cuba you already know. The Handsomest Man in Cuba is an intensely personal, on the road tale of what it is like to eat, drink and be... (read more)

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Sons of the moon :a journey in the Andes
Sons of the moon :a journey in the Andes
by Henry Shukman
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A well-observed and well-written traveler's tale centering an the Aymara, the native people of the Altiplano, the austere highlands of the Bolivian Andes. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas
The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas
by Paul Theroux
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Starting with a rush-hour subway ride to South Station in Boston to catch the Lake Shore Limited to Chicago, Theroux winds up on the poky, wandering Old Patagonian Express steam engine, which comes to a halt in a desolate land of cracked hills and thorn... (read more)

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The Saddest Pleasure: A Journey on Two Rivers (Graywolf Memoir)
The Saddest Pleasure: A Journey on Two Rivers (Graywolf Memoir)
by Moritz Thomsen
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