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    To Timbuktu for a Haircut
    A Journey through West Africa
    By Rick Antonson
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Timbuktu: the African city known to legend as a land of scholars, splendor and mystery, a golden age in the Sahara Desert. But to many it is a vaguely recognizable name – a flippant tag for “the most remote place on earth.” With this fabled city as his goal, author Rick Antonson began a month-long trek.... [READ MORE]
    A Tour on the Prairies
    An Account of Thirty Days in Deep Indian Country
    By Washington Irving
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In 1832, Washington Irving, America’s first literary superstar, returned to the United States after seventeen years abroad and swiftly set out to explore Pawnee country—the wild uncharted territory deep in the young nation’s interior. It was a part of the country few white men had set foot in and even... [READ MORE]
    Tschiffely's Ride
    Ten Thousand Miles in the Saddle from Southern Cross to Pole Star
    By Aimé Tschiffely
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    From the southeast coast of South America through an expanse of Peruvian sands en route to the West Coast, then onward through Central American jungles and rainforest, and finally to New York, Tschiffely’s journey was considered impossible and absurd by many newspaper writers in 1925. However, after... [READ MORE]
    Traveling Light
    A Year of Wandering, from California to England and Tuscany and Back Again
    By Bill Barich
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    “Witty, knowledgeable, good writing . . . start Barich now and keep reading him.” —Tom McGuaneHere is a travel book with a difference: ten chronological chapters from a year of wandering, from the Pacific Northwest to Tuscany and back again to the trout-laden streams of California. Join Bill Barich as... [READ MORE]
    Hemingway's Paris
    A Writer's City in Words and Images
    By Robert Wheeler
    (Yucca Publishing)
    Walk through the Streets of Paris with Ernest Hemingway.In gorgeous black and white images, Hemingway’s Paris depicts a story of remarkable passion—for a city, a woman, and a time. No other city in any of his travels was as significant, professionally or emotionally, as was Paris. And it remains there,... [READ MORE]
    Swimming with Crocodiles
    The True Story of a Young Man in Search of Meaning and Adventure Who Finds Himself in an Epic Struggle for Survival
    By Will Chaffey
    (Arcade Publishing)
    In the tradition of Into the Wild, here is the riveting story of a young man seeking his own truth and finding adventure in the awesome, unforgiving power of nature. Will Chaffey is eighteen when he boards a plane in New York bound for Australia. Taking time off to work and travel, Will meets an enigmatic... [READ MORE]
    Secrets of the Sands
    The Revelations of Egypt
    By Harry Thurston
    (Arcade Publishing)
    In a part of Egypt so parched that decades might pass between rainstorms, amid a sea of sand, is a green island—Dakhleh, the “everlasting oasis”—that may contain the whole of human history. In this extraordinary book, an acclaimed science writer and journalist follows an international team of archaeologists... [READ MORE]
    Roughing It
    By Mark Twain
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A series of sidesplitting adventures from the iconic American writer. Originally published over one hundred years ago, Roughing It tells the (almost) true story of Mark Twain’s rollicking adventures across the United States. A hilarious account of how the author tried finding wealth in the rocks of Nevada,... [READ MORE]
    Socialist Dreams and Beauty Queens
    A Couchsurfer’s Adventures in the New Venezuela
    By Jamie Maslin
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Couchsurfer, hitchhiker, and rogue wanderer Jamie Maslin embarks on a couchsurfing adventure to the homeland of “firebrand,” “populist,” “anti-American” president Hugo Chavez: the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Alone in the crime capital of the world Maslin immediately finds himself in trouble—arrested... [READ MORE]
    The Savvy Backpacker's Guide to Europe on a Budget
    Advice on Trip Planning, Packing, Hostels & Lodging, Transportation & More!
    By James Feess
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A comprehensive guide to backpacking through Europe.... [READ MORE]
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