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The Last Great Adventure of Sir Peter Blake, Alan Sefton
1 Alan Sefton The Last Great Adventure of Sir Peter Blake
Sheridan House 230205 USA 2003 1574091905 / 9781574091908 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good This large-format hardcover follows the late Sir Peter Blake on his ill-fated final voyage aboard the polar exploration yacht SEAMASTER. As the world knows, Blake was tragically murdered by river pirates in December 2001 while exploring the Amazon. This book tracks that voyage and at the same time pays homage to this extraordinary man. The SEAMASTER voyage began in New Zealand and ascended to 70?? S in the icy waters of Antarctica, then headed north to the rain forests of the Amazon. The ship ultimately sailed approximately 1,000 miles up the Amazon river before Blake was murdered on the return journey. 215 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Travel::Adventure. ISBN: 1574091905. ISBN/EAN: 9781574091908. Inventory No: 230205. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 48.50 AUD 36.38 AUD 
 
 
Two Below Zero: A year Alone in Antarctica, Don and Margie McIntyre
2 Don and Margie McIntyre Two Below Zero: A year Alone in Antarctica
Australian Geographic 235761 Australia 1996 1862760187 / 9781862760189 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good "The roar of the wind would rise to a howling climax in the gusts. There was no way we could hide from the sound. It filled our world , needling us second by second, worrying, tormenting, wearing us down. All we could do was sit there and wonder how long the hut could stand the punishment." 256 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Travel::Adventure; ISBN: 1862760187. ISBN/EAN: 9781862760189. Inventory No: 235761. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 33.50 AUD 25.13 AUD 
 
 
Long Way Round Chasing Shadows Across The World, Ewan McGregor & Charley Boorman
3 Ewan McGregor & Charley Boorman Long Way Round Chasing Shadows Across The World
Time Warner 230220 Great Britain 2004 First Edition 0316729698 / 9780316729697 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket It started as a daydream. Poring over a map of the world at home one quiet Saturday afternoon, Ewan McGregor -- acclaimed actor and self-confessed bike nut -- noticed that it was possible to ride all the way round the world, with just one short hop across the Bering Strait from Russia to Alaska. It was a revelation he couldn't get out of his head. So he picked up the phone and called his fellow actor-slash-biker friend Charley Boorman and told him it was time to hit the road.... Long Way Round Beginning in London, Ewan and Charley chased their shadows through Europe, the Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Russia; across the Pacific to Alaska; then down through Canada all the way to New York. "Long Way Round" is the result of their four-month, 20,000-mile joyride. Featuring original diary entries, travel maps, mileage charts, and dozens of photographs, this is a freewheeling, fully charged, and uproariously entertaining book about two world-famous individuals who chose the road not taken...and made the journey worthwhile 310 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Travel::Adventure; Travel & Places; ISBN: 0316729698. ISBN/EAN: 9780316729697. Inventory No: 230220. Paperback 
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Price: 21.50 AUD 16.13 AUD 
 
 
Pack Manual of Exploration For Modern-day Australian Adventurers, Harry Frauca
4 Harry Frauca Pack Manual of Exploration For Modern-day Australian Adventurers
A. H. & A. W. Reed 234583 Sydney 1980 0589501798 / 9780589501792 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition This book brings together the vital guidelines needed for exploring Australia's wilderness on foot, albeit for scientific discovery or for the sheer pleasure of it. 136 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Travel::Adventure; Australia; ISBN: 0589501798. ISBN/EAN: 9780589501792. Inventory No: 234583. Hardcover 
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Price: 33.50 AUD 25.13 AUD 
 
 
The Wind In My Heels: Travels from the Saddle, Josie Dew
5 Josie Dew The Wind In My Heels: Travels from the Saddle
Warner Books 233452 Great Britain 1993 0751502499 / 9780751502497 Softcover Good Condition As a young girl, Josie Dew developed an overpowering urge to travel. She also fell out of a fast-moving vehicle and, rather inconveniently, developed a lifelong aversion to cars. Along came her first bicycle, and she has never looked back. Four continents, thirty-six countries and eighty thousand miles worth of astounding adventures, eccentric characters, varied cultures and ever-enduring optimism are the result of her travels. From Saharan locust invasions to tree-climbing goats, and a customs official who wouldn't let her leave India because 'You are making me a very fine wife', her encounters are described with honesty, wit and perception. Strange incidents and bizarre circumstances punctuate her journeys: in Nepal she met a team of Frenchmen running from Paris to China, and a cyclist on his way from one Olympic Games to the next. In Udaipur she was greeted by everyone with the refrain 'Hello Mr. Jamie Bond Octopussy filmed here', whilst her view of post-Ceausescu Romania, a nation suffering and starving, affected her both physically and mentally. 368 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel::Adventure; Travel & Places; ISBN: 0751502499. ISBN/EAN: 9780751502497. Inventory No: 233452. Paperback 
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Price: 20.50 AUD 15.38 AUD 
 
 
The Battle For Room Service: Journeys To All The Safe Places, Mark Lawson
6 Mark Lawson The Battle For Room Service: Journeys To All The Safe Places
Picador 230879 Great Britain 1994 0330331612 / 9780330331616 Hardcover Good Condition Beginning in Timaru, reputedly the most activity-challenged place in New Zealand, Lawson travels through Australia and Canada, where he learns to be especially wary of any place named after Queen Victoria or her close relatives. After dropping in on Normal, Illinois and Dead Horse, Alaska - place names in the quiet world are sometimes disarmingly honest - he travels through soothing Switzerland, Milton Keynes, and Belgium, before his journey's end in EuroDisney, Expo '92, and Center Parcs: territories of Somewhere, the new tourist continent where, in a reversal of the usual rules of travel, countries come to you. 291 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel::Adventure; Travel & Places; ISBN: 0330331612. ISBN/EAN: 9780330331616. Inventory No: 230879. Hardcover 
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Price: 15.50 AUD 11.63 AUD 
 
 
Detours: A Journey Through Small Town New Zealand, Neville Peat
7 Neville Peat Detours: A Journey Through Small Town New Zealand
Whitcoulls Publishers 130278 Sydney, Australia 1982 0723306745 / 9780723306740 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Sarah Marston B/W photos. A journey thorugh small town New Zealand. There is some writing in this book. Small tears to the dust jacket. Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: Sarah Marston. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Countries::New Zealand; Travel & Places; Travel::Adventure. ISBN: 0723306745. ISBN/EAN: 9780723306740. Inventory No: 130278. Hardcover 
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Price: 23.50 AUD 17.63 AUD 
 
 
Continental Drifts - Travels In Europe, Nicholas Fraser
8 Nicholas Fraser Continental Drifts - Travels In Europe
Vintage 230881 Great Britain 1998 074938610X / 9780749386108 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 318 pages. Light browning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel::Adventure; Travel & Places; ISBN: 074938610X. ISBN/EAN: 9780749386108. Inventory No: 230881. Paperback 
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Price: 15.50 AUD 11.63 AUD 
 
 
Into The Blue - Boldly Going where Captain Cook Has Gone Before, Tony Horwitz
9 Tony Horwitz Into The Blue - Boldly Going where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
Allen & Unwin 235017 Australia 2002 1865088994 / 9781865088990 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition Into The Blue offers clear-eyed, vivid, and highly entertaining reassurance that there are still outlandish worlds to be discovered.' Caroline Alexander, author of The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition Captain James Cook's three epic journeys in the eighteenth century were the last great voyages of discovery. His ships sailed some 150 000 miles, from the Arctic to the Antarctic, from Tasmania to Oregon, from Easter Island to Siberia. Before Cook set off for the Pacific in 1768, one third of the globe remained blank. By the time of his violent death in Hawaii in 1779, there was little left to discover and the map of the world was substantially complete. Tony Horwitz vividly recounts Cook's voyages and the exotic scenes he encountered: tropical orgies, taboo rituals, human sacrifice, hip-throbbing Tahitian dancers, New Zealand cannibals, Hawaiian surfers, and Australian Aborigines sealed off from the rest of the world for thousands of of years. 480 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Travel::Adventure; Travel & Places; ISBN: 1865088994. ISBN/EAN: 9781865088990. Inventory No: 235017. Paperback 
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Price: 23.50 AUD 17.63 AUD 
 
 
The Quotable Traveler - Wise Words for Travelers, Explorers and Wanderers, Various
10 Various The Quotable Traveler - Wise Words for Travelers, Explorers and Wanderers
Running Press 229989 USA 1990 1561383619 / 9781561383610 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 16mo (very small) Size: 16mo (very small). 125 pages. Illustrated in colour. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Travel::Adventure; Travel & Places; ISBN: 1561383619. ISBN/EAN: 9781561383610. Inventory No: 229989. Hardcover 
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Price: 13.50 AUD 10.13 AUD 
 


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