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Among the HimalayasAmong the Himalayas
by L.A. Waddell - A. Constable & Co. , 1899
During the past fourteen years I have traversed portions of this region nearly every year, sketching, shooting, collecting, and especially exploring the customs of the people on the frontiers of Tibet, and of Nepal - the land of the warlike Goorkhas.
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Altai-Himalaya: A Travel DiaryAltai-Himalaya: A Travel Diary
by Nicholas Roerich - Nicholas Roerich Museum , 2013
Nicholas Roerich kept a diary of his travels by yak and camel through a remote region still largely unknown today. He chronicles his expedition through Sinkiang, Altai-Mongolia and Tibet from 1924 to 1928 in twelve exciting chapters.
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Intimate ChinaIntimate China
by Archibald Little - Hutchinson & Co. , 1899
The Chinese Empire is rather larger than Europe. Being on the eastern side of a great continent, it has the same extremes of climate as are to be found in the United States. Fruits, flowers, and crops vary in like manner ...
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Two Flags in China: A TravelogueTwo Flags in China: A Travelogue
by Robert C. Huckins - Smashwords , 2013
China remains one of the most misunderstood and enchanting nations in the world along with being the most highly populated. Two Flags in China details a cultural exchange trip taken by a small group of New Hampshire high school students...
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Tibet Travel GuideTibet Travel Guide
- TibetTour.org , 2013
If you are a totally fresh traveler to Tibet, do not worry. The Tibet Travel Guide will tell you how to design your tour to Tibet, what to prepare for your trip, how to make a wonderful trip at the top of the world, and much more...
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The Soul of the Far EastThe Soul of the Far East
by Percival Lowell - The Macmillan Company , 1888
The most popular of Lowell's books on the Orient, The Soul of the Far East, (1888) contains an early synthesis of some of his ideas, that in essence, postulated that human progress is a function of the qualities of individuality and imagination.
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The Travels of Marco PoloThe Travels of Marco Polo
by Marco Polo - eBooks@Adelaide , 1920
One of the greatest books of all time -- a vast treasury of invaluable observations on the peoples and geography of the Near East and Asia in the 13th century. Detailed descriptions of cities, customs, laws, crops, animals, political systems, etc.
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Monumental JavaMonumental Java
by Monumental Java - The Macmillan Company , 1912
Java's ancient monuments are eloquent evidence of that innate consciousness of something beyond earthly existence which moves men to propitiate the principle of life by sacrifice in temples as gloriously divine as mortal hand can raise...
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Diving BaliDiving Bali
by Stefan Russel - Project Gutenberg , 2012
This is a guide on diving Bali with descriptions of and guides to Bali's most popular dive sites. Diving in Bali is diverse, so no matter your skill level or your interest you are certain to find a dive site in Bali that suits you.
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Travel to ThailandTravel to Thailand
by Stig Albeck - Bookboon , 2012
Known for its food and beautiful nature, Thailand is the perfect location to find relaxation. But Thailand has much more to offer. This guide for Thailand provides you with information for visiting Bangkok but also for a tour around the country.
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BangkokBangkok
- Wikitravel , 2014
Visit this tourist hotspot which is the political, social and economic centre of Thailand. This free travel guide provides you with information about the main sights and attractions of Bangkok. Be lead around the city by the suggested tours.
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The Land of MidianThe Land of Midian
by Richard F. Burton - eBooks@Adelaide , 2003
Richard F. Burton was an English explorer, translator, writer, orientalist, poet, fencer and diplomat. He was known for his travels and explorations within Asia and Africa as well as his extraordinary knowledge of languages and cultures.
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Travel to Taipei and KaohsiungTravel to Taipei and Kaohsiung
by Stig Albeck - BookBoon , 2008
Always wanted to see how modernity and nature can exists side by side? Taiwan is a good example with its ancient and colonial history but also with the modern city centers of Taipei and Kaohsiung. Take this travel guide with you when visiting Taiwan.
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Shanghai Travel GuideShanghai Travel Guide
- Wikitravel , 2014
In this guide you will find all the information you need to make your visit to Shanghai memorable. The day tours lead you along sights such as the old town district or the skyscrapers of the city. Go on a journey of discovery in Shanghai yourself.
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Your Singapore: Little Black BookYour Singapore: Little Black Book
- Singapore Tourism Board , 2014
Scratched beneath the surface, this high achiever clearly wants to be the best and first at everything: home to some of the world's swankiest hotels; host of the world's first F1 night race; home to the world's biggest observation wheel.
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Hong Kong: A Traveller's GuideHong Kong: A Traveller's Guide
- Hong Kong Tourism Board , 2014
Hong Kong offers you the opportunity to experience a vibrant culture featuring a unique fusion where 'east-meets-west'. Instilled with an exciting duality of a modern city's vitality enhanced by a traditional society's historical richness and colour.
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Travel to BeijingTravel to Beijing
by Stig Albeck - BookBoon , 2008
Plan your visit of the capital of China, the 'central kingdom', with this free travel guide. Did you always want to walk in the footsteps of the great Chinese emperors? Then a visit to the Forbidden City is mandatory on your schedule.
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Travel Guides: China and TaiwanTravel Guides: China and Taiwan
by Stig Albeck - BookBoon , 2008
China has one of the world's oldest continuous civilizations, dating back more than six millennia. Chinese culture and gastronomy are something most travelers look forward to, lovely spots with an authentic atmosphere are never far away.
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Modern IndiaModern India
by William Eleroy Curtis - Fleming H. Revell Co. , 1905
A series of letters written during the winter of 1903-04: The Eye of India; The City of Bombay; Servants, Hotels, and Cave Temples; The Empire of India; Two Hindu Weddings; The Religions of India; How India Is Governed; The Railways of India; etc.
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Across Asia on a BicycleAcross Asia on a Bicycle
by Thomas Gaskell Allen, William Lewis Sachtleben - The Century Co. , 1894
Two Washington University graduates sail to Liverpool and begin a 15,000-mile bicycle journey to Peking. The account begins in Asia Minor as the students cycle on through Persia and Turkestan, with detours to Merv, Bokhara, and Samarkand.
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Man-Eaters of KumaonMan-Eaters of Kumaon
by Jim Corbett - Oxford University Press , 1944
Jim Corbett killed a leopard at the age of nine and achieved a legendary reputation as a hunter. Here is the best of his books, which offers fascinating tales of pursuing tigers in the Indian Himalayas during the beginning of 20th century.
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Travels in Arabia Deserta: Volume 2Travels in Arabia Deserta: Volume 2
by Charles Montagu Doughty - Adamant Media Corporation , 2000
From the contents: Ibn Rashid's town, life in Hayil, depart from Hayil - journey to Kheybar, the apostle's country, the Kheyabar, the Medina life at Kheybar, deliverance from Kheybar, desert journey to Hayil, the Shammar and Haeb deserts, etc.
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The Andaman IslandsThe Andaman Islands
by F. Dass - South Asia Books , 1988
Easy to read book on the subject of the Andaman islands and their strange aboriginal inhabitants. The author naively and cheerfully lists his facts and graphic descriptions, adds a few personal observations and then goes on to the next topic.
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