Historic WWII reproduction map. A detailed map of Normandy at a scale of 1:200,000 showing the main sites of the summer 1944 battle. This map is an antique-feeling reproduction of the map originally published by Michelin in 1947. The main map includes place names and features special icons denoting battle dates and parachute drops, as well as an inset showing the broader movements of the military forces.
An introspective journey into the glamorous world and temptations of Japanese nightlife, by former model Chelsea Haywood.
From a Smart in Russia to a Ferrari over the mountains of Ecuador, this rollicking combination of bravery, jeopardy, and yes--stupidity, will take you across polar planes in a pick-up truck; up sand dunes in a Toyota Land Cruiser, along remote and rugged coastlines, into the Australian outback; and through the gates of Dracula's castle in a Mercedes-Benz. You'll drive in fast cars, cool cars, inappropriate cars, tiny cars, and some very expensive cars in "Top Gear"'s road trips of a lifetime. Twenty spectacular behind-the-wheel adventures will be irresistible to anyone who dreams of heading for the horizon with a scorch of the tires in a cloud of dust.
Hometown Santa Barbara explores the capital of the Central Coast and her neighbors like no traditional guidebook can. This new sibling of the bestseller Hometown Pasadena is like having a dyed-in-the-wool local five of them, actually introducing you to the most interesting people in town, telling you the most fascinating stories, and whispering in your ear where to find the best antiques store, oceanview restaurant, surf spot, art gallery, peaceful hiking trail or convivial coffeehouse. Hometown Santa Barbara looks deep inside the culture of one of the country's most gorgeous towns to reveal a community pulsating with nature, history, intelligence, fashion and fame. From Carpinteria and Montecito to Goleta and Santa Barbara wine country, Hometown Santa Barbara will unlock the insider secrets of the Central Coast.
With trips along soaring mountains to high-walled canyons and plunging river gorges, Utah Byways is the ideal guide for adventurous travelers who want to explore the state's extensive network of backcountry roads. This fully updated edition presents 65 trips in Utah's spectacular preserved areas such as Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Arches National Parks, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Other adventures follow the routes of the Transcontinental Railroad and the Pony Express. Detailed descriptions are augmented with full-page photographs and two-color maps of each trip. Icons next to each description indicate options for non-driving activities along each route, such as biking, wildlife viewing, camping, hiking, visiting historic sites, and more. Spiral-bound.
Beginning on the shores of beautiful Lake Constance, the long-distance European pathway E5 (approx. 600km in length) makes its way southeast through rural alpine regions in Switzerland, Austria and Italy, to finish in Verona. Passes as high as 2900 metres are encountered in the opening stages that traverse the Allgauer, Lechtaler and ...tztaler Alps en route to the northern Italian city of Bolzano, home to the intriguing Ice Man. Gentler gradients follow as the E5 bears south to run parallel to the mighty Adige river touching on a surprising number of spectacular geological sites, not to mention mountains riddled with tunnels from the First World War.
This indispensable new guide features in-depth reporting on Kansas City, Missouri, and the surrounding region including Kansas City, Kansas. Famous for its barbecue, jazz, and blues traditions, this is the "City of Surprises." Maps. Photos.
Encounters with the Middle East" collects 30 rich, engaging travel stories that capture uplifting scenes from everyday life and deliver sensitive, bittersweet renderings of people and landscapes often shaken by conflict. This book, with black and white photographs throughout, features original takes on commonplace "things to do" for the traveler in the Middle East -- from marveling at the brilliance of the bazaars to drifting down the Nile in a "felucca." It also provides intimate portrayals of people and traditions too often absent from books on the region.