|Venezuela/Columbia/Ecuador Map (Independent Travel Series)|
A brand new map of Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador highlighting the key tourist features and classified road network against a background of hillshading and attractive layer colouring. Scale 1:4 000 000; 1 cm to 40 km; 1 inch to 63 miles MAIN FEATURES Detailed physical map with attractive hillshading and layer colouring and showing key tourist sites, areas of natural beauty, local activity centres and main transport links. AREA OF COVERAGE All of Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador, extending fro...
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|Spectacular Australia (Spectacular Series) by Phillip Mathews|
Australia is a vigorous young nation astride an ancient continent. This vast, parched land - the flattest and driest continent - is revealed here in 200 splendid color photographs, including panoramic gatefolds by some of the most distinguished photographers working in the country today. State by state, the images here capture the Great Barrier Reef, the biggest coral reef on the planet; the massive glowing monoliths of the Red Centre in the Northern Territory; the snowcapped peaks and frozen...
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|Long Way Round : Chasing Shadows Across the World by Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman|
Great companion to the show
Many people seem to want to attack Charlie and Ewan for being actors and for having money. How about the book?
I saw Long Way Round on Bravo and loved the episodes I saw. I missed about half. This book has been invaluable because it has filled in the blanks. There are many things that are discussed here that weren't filmed. What some people have seen as the writer's whining; I took as a revealing look at the real men behind the image- Warts an...
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|Lonely Planet Hong Kong & Macau: City Guide (Lonely Planet Hong Kong and Macau) by Steve Fallon|
An excellent Lonely Planet Guide
Steve Fallon is a perfect guide for walking tours, itinaries, transport (Octopus card), accomodation, eating and shopping in both ancient Western colonies.
He gives us also an excellent summary of their histories.
This guide has also a useful map section, although it was not possible to indicate all the street names.
With its wealth of practical, cultural and historical information, this guide is a necessary companion for all Hong Kong a...
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