DK Eyewitness Travel Guide South Africa

Author: Michael Brett
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 9781409335979
Release Date: 2013-10-10
Genre: Travel

The DK Eyewitness South Africa Travel Guide is your indispensible guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer. The uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel guide will help you to discover everything region-by-region; from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of South Africa effortlessly. DK Eyewitness South Africa Travel Guide - showing you what others only tell you. Now available in PDF format.


Author: Cormac McCarthy
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 9783644022614
Release Date: 2013-07-19
Genre: Fiction

Knoxville/Tennessee: Anfang der fünfziger Jahre. In einem Slum am Ufer des Tennessee-Rivers lebt auf einem Hausboot Cornelius Suttree. Er ist so verloren wie seine Freunde. Eine archaische Welt im Schatten der rigiden, rassistischen Gesellschaft des amerikanischen Südens, geprägt durch Armut und brutalen Überlebenskampf. Dort ist der Tod alltäglich. Aber eigentlich steht im Mittelpunkt des Buches der Fluss, Lebensader und Styx: Suttree lebt vom Verkauf der Fische, doch allzu oft treibt eine Kinderleiche im Wasser. Im Schlamm, halb verborgen unter Giftsumach, und an den Abstürzen des Steilufers vegetieren die Außenseiter, die heroischen Überlebenskünstler; auf der anderen Seite des Flusses, hell erleuchtet und unerreichbar fern, liegt die moderne, die reiche Stadt.

Hall s Travels in North America

Author: Basil Hall
Publisher: Applewood Books
ISBN: 9781429001397
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Travel

A British navy officer travels extensively, from New England to the deep South and a bit into the Mid-West, offering thoughts on American manners, morals, political views and situations, and so forth. Vol. 1 of 3

Alaska to Nunavut

Author: Neil Hartling
ISBN: STANFORD:36105113611268
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Nature

Describes ten rivers that flow through the north of Canada and Alaska, covering the history, ecology, and people of the area.


ISBN: IND:30000117651087
Release Date: 1966
Genre: Travel

Thomas Moran

Author: Thurman Wilkins
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 0806130407
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

This extensively revised edition of Thurman Wilkins’s masterful and engaging biography - well illustrated in color and black-and-white - draws on new information and recent scholarship to place Thomas Moran more securely in the milieu of the Gilded Age. It also portrays more fully the controversies that surrounded the art of Moran’s time, as he became "the Dean of American Painters." The American West was the subject of Thomas Moran’s greatest artistic triumphs - Yosemite, the Grand Canyon of the Colorado, Zion Canyon, the Virgin River, Colorado’s Mountain of the Holy Cross, and the Grand Tetons - but his travels with Ferdinand V. Hayden’s geological surveys of the Upper Yellowstone were matched by trips to his native Britain and to Venice, Florida, the Spanish Southwest, and Old Mexico. These scenes inspired memorable landscapes and seascapes, as did the sojourns of the Moran family in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and East Hampton, Long Island, when they retreated from the demands of the New York art scene. In the 1880s Moran and his artist wife, Mary Nimmo Moran, also threw themselves into the etching craze of the period, creating some of the finest prints produced in the United States. Moran was an artist happy in his work. He wrote, "I have always held that the grandest, most beautiful, or wonderful in nature, would, in capable hands, make the grandest, most beautiful, or wonderful pictures." The New York Times said of the first edition of this unique account of his life, "Moran’s mastery comes through clearly and awesomely and often, pleasurably." Readers will find the new edition equally enjoyable.

Transformational Tourism

Author: Yvette Reisinger
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 9781780642093
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Travel

This book deals with the issue of how travel and tourism, if developed in a proper form, can contribute to human transformation, growth and development, and change human behaviour and our relationship with the world. The volume investigates the experiences offered by travel and tourism that can change travellers as human beings and their relationships and interactions with natural, socio-cultural, economic, political and technological environments. The book has been published in two volumes. This first volume focuses on the tourist perspective and the tourist self. It consists of 16 chapters covering different types of tourism, including: wellness, retreat, religious and spiritual tourism; extreme sports, backpacking and cultural tourism; WWOOFing and ecotourism; and volunteer and educational tourism. This book is primarily intended for tourism students and tourism programmes in business and non-business schools. However, it could also appeal to students, academics and professionals from disciplines that deal with human development and behavioural changes.

Corea the Hermit Nation

Author: William Elliot Griffis
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781108080491
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: History

Published in 1882, this accessible history of Korea provided for an English-speaking audience a general introduction to this mysterious country.

Travel and Tourism of Nepal

Author: Pranjal
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781496982681
Release Date: 2015-02-19
Genre: Travel

Nepal is the land of nature, culture and adventure. We have the widest range of tourism products which are incomparable to any destinations in the entire world. Nepal is famous all over the world for its natural wonders- towering Himalayan peaks, verdant hills which shelters some of the world’s endangered flora and fauna, gushing rivers and serene mountain lakes, as well as mesmerizing world heritage sites. Nepal is often known as the biggest natural museum in the world. Indeed, it is a treasure trove. And, trekking is the best way to explore the natural beauty of Nepal. Therefore, Nepal has been the dreamland for trekkers, mountaineers and nature lover for a long time. She invites, welcomes, charms and bewilders the visitors. Those who have already visited Nepal cherish and desire for the second visit and those who have heard or read about the Himalayan kingdom- make plan to visit the country. Nepal is so natural and insatiable and visiting our country “once is not enough” because this is the land of eternal fascination. Abode of Gods; the pristine nature Smiling people & culture our treasure; The Land of Buddha and the Everest Beautiful country of tantalizing taste. Truthfulness in every holy shrine Mountains and monuments are mine; Undulating landscape; heaven on earth Thanks Almighty God who gave birth.