Sea Kayaking: The Classic Manual for Touring, from Day Trips to Major Expeditions, Sixth Edition
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Sea Kayaking: The Classic Manual for Touring, from Day Trips to Major Expeditions, Sixth Edition

Still regarded as “the bible” for both new and experienced kayakers after more than thirty years in print, Sea Kayaking covers the basics of equipment and technique, including types of paddles and strokes, as well as such essential skills as how to read the weather and the water, how to navigate with and without GPS and how to travel with a group. Drawing on his many years of experience paddling in all climates, John Dowd presents pr...

The 21: A Journey into the Land of Coptic Martyrs
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The 21: A Journey into the Land of Coptic Martyrs

My review of this purchase is as follows: The book is crucially important for all freedom loving people. The martyrdom of these young men was one of the most humbling and inspiring descriptions I could ever imagine. I recommend this book to all. Christians need to read this! Oftentimes, we who live in the West and have always known freedom....have so much to learn of the faith, strength, humility and more from these young men. I am v...

A Guide to the Churches and Chapels of Wales
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A Guide to the Churches and Chapels of Wales

This illustrated volume is a comprehensive guide to the most important church and chapel buildings in Wales, from the early middle ages to the present. The introduction provides a clear overview, based on the most recent research, of the religious history of Wales and the way that history can be seen in the surviving church buildings throughout the region. A book for specialists that nonetheless has value for visitors to the region, ...

Pocket Rough Guide Rome (Rough Guide Pocket Guides)
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Pocket Rough Guide Rome (Rough Guide Pocket Guides)

This guide is as shown on line and will be a great asset in Rome. The size is small enough to carry with ease. Maps and data give great insight to the areas of Rome. Note that because of the books overall size the print is rather small and some may find it be difficult to read.

Best Easy Day Hikes Yellowstone National Park (Best Easy Day Hikes), 4th Edition
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Best Easy Day Hikes Yellowstone National Park, 4th Edition

I became a big fan of the Falcon Guides when I purchased their book for hiking in Glacier National Park. Now I'm planning to revisit Yellowstone, this time staying long enough to actually do some hiking and exploring! So of course the first thing I did was go to Amazon.com and order this book and Hiking Yellowstone National Park. If the Yellowstone versions of these books are anything like the Glacier versions, I will certainly get m...

Frommer's Budapest Day By Day
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Frommer's Budapest Day By Day

Frommer's Budapest Day by Day gives you the perfect pocket guide book to experience and enjoy this culturally and historically rich city in the simplest, smartest and most time-efficient way, letting you decide where to go and what to see according to your timeframe. With extensive insider knowledge and advice and honest reviews, this guide helps you to avoid time wasting and tourist traps; getting straight to the best of Hungary's c...

Frommer's Grand Canyon National Park
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Frommer's Grand Canyon National Park

Completely updated every other year, Frommer's Grand Canyon National Park features detailed information on the sights and experiences that await you. More than 4 million people visited the Grand Canyon in 2008. Our author lets you know where in the park you can escape the crowds, whether you have a full week or just a few hours. Detailed information on hiking and adventures, including helicopter tours, mule rides, and rafting trips a...

Hiking and Backpacking Big Sur: A Complete Guide to the Trails of Big Sur, Ventana Wilderness, and Silver Peak Wilderness, 2nd
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Hiking and Backpacking Big Sur

This is the most detailed guide to hiking and backpacking in Big Sur. Explore the endless hiking and backpacking possibilities in 75 trips (plus numerous side trips) on the rugged coastline and isolated backcountry trails of Big Sur, Ventana Wilderness, and Silver Peak Wilderness. Stretching 90 miles from Carmel to San Simeon, Big Sur consists of coastal cliffs, jagged rocky promontories, ancient redwood forests, and lush riparian wo...

Rough Guide Directions Antigua and Barbuda, 2nd edition
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Rough Guide Directions Antigua and Barbuda, 2nd edition

Slim, stylish and pocketable, Rough Guide DIRECTIONS Antigua & Barbuda is packed with ideas for making the most of your trip to this scenic and lively island. Full-colour throughout, the guide highlights all the diverse attractions and activities, from diving at Sunlen Rock to watching Test cricket at St Johns Recreation Ground - helping you to decide what to do, 24 hours a day. Use the practical ‘Places’ section of the guide to ...

The Rough Guides' Athens Directions
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The Rough Guides' Athens Directions

Slim, stylish and pocketable, Athens Directions has hundreds of specially commissioned photographs. A full-colour introductory "Ideas" section includes 28 themed spreads from "Roman Athens" and "Hills and Views" to "Island Escapes" and "Ouzeris and Bars" – with each caption cross-referenced to its location later in the guide. Flip to the practical "Places" section – split into 12 chapters – and explore the city, district by district,...