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Washington rain forest.
Sep.19.2008
A comprehensive guide to a state that is difficult to comprehend -- with the Pacific Ocean and a temperate rain forest in the west, and dry sagebrush steppes in the east, and with tall snow-capped peaks, large rivers, lakes, and an active volcano in between. Plus bustling cities, with world-class...
Sacred Places Europe
Sep.17.2008
Combining current trends, academic theories, and historical insights, this travel guide brings both lesser-known and famous European spiritual locales into perspective by explaining the significance of each sacred site. The cultural relevance, history, and spirituality of each site—including...
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Sep.10.2008
A guide to 50 hikes and backpacking trips in the northern Florida peninsula, ranging from State Road 40 to the Georgia border and east of the panhandle. With numerous state parks and expansive state and national forests, North Florida provides the hiker with an extensive array of natural...
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Sep.10.2008
This new hiking guide to the region of Florida south of FL 60 includes hikes along the Gulf Coast and the Atlantic Coast, and in Big Cypress Swamp, the Everglades, and the Florida Keys. In the entire continental United States, only South Florida can lay claim to truly tropical habitats with native...
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Sep.10.2008
What Florida's landscape lacks in topography, it makes up for in diversity, ranging from temperate Appalachian-style forests to tangled tropical jungles. Here hikers enjoy a broad range of habitats and wildlife that only Hawaii and California surpass. Trails pass through desert-like scrub islands,...
San Francisco Guide
Jan.22.2008
San Francisco Guide by Stephanie Gold is one of the most comprehensive looks at the Bay City on the market today. A great resource for visitors, it's also thorough enough for any local who wants to hunt down the inside scoop. Clearly, Gold has a...
Mediterranean Summer hardcover
Jan.19.2008
Mediterranean Summer captures the glittery Riviera social scene, the distinctive sights and sounds of the unique ports along the way, the work hard/play hard life of being a crew member, and the challenges of producing world-class cuisine for the stylish and demanding owners and their guests. An...
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Jan.13.2008
America's most visited and beloved National Park, Yosemite is a wondrous world to be discovered in every season of the year, in every season of your life. Karen Misuraca and contributor, Maxine Cass, describe in great detail what to see, how to make the most of one day, one weekend or a long...
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Jan.13.2008
A popular guidebook for parents and grandparents, Fun with the Family Northern California is in its brand new 7th edition. Hundreds of ideas for daytrips and vacations: amusement parks, historical attractions and museums that kids really like; places to see wildlife; festivals, parks and outdoor...
A Journey into Michelangelo's Rome
Jan.11.2008
From St. Peter’s Basilica to the Capitoline Hill, this unique resource—part biography, part history, and part travel guide—provides an intimate portrait of the relationship between Michelangelo and the city he restored to artistic greatness. Lavishly illustrated and richly informative, this...