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Misty ancient forests, rugged high deserts, and black sand beaches: wherever you turn in Oregon, adventure awaits. Pack a lunch, lace up your boots, and hit the trails with Moon Oregon Hiking. Inside you'll find: * Diverse Hiking Options: Whether you plan to take peaceful walks along the coast or challenging treks up Mount Hood, enjoy outdoor getaways ranging from easy day hikes to multi-day backpacking trips * Find Your Hike: Looking for something specific? Choose from strategic lists of the best hikes for wildflowers, waterfalls, or hiking with your dog, plus a breakdown of the best hikes by season * The Top Outdoor Experiences: Explore a Mars-like red rock landscape in the Alvord Desert, or marvel at one of the 90 rushing waterfalls in the Colombia River Gorge. Peer into the mouth of a volcano crater, gaze at the Portland skyline from afar, or climb to the top of a picturesque lighthouse. Take a dip in relaxing hot springs, study real wagon ruts on the historic Oregon Trail, and spot puffins, pelicans, and plovers along the coast * Nearby Fun: Spend a night under the stars at a nearby campground, sip a refreshing local brew after a day of hiking, or enjoy fresh-caught fish at a beachfront restaurant * Essential Planning Details: Each hike is described in detail and marked with round-trip distance and hiking time, difficulty, terrain type, elevation gain, and access points * Maps and Directions: Find easy-to-use maps, driving directions to each trailhead, and details on where to park * Expert Advice: Seasoned hiker Matt Wastradowski offers experienced insights, local secrets, and honest opinions of each trail * Tips and Tools: Advice on gear, first aid, and camping permits, plus background information on climate, landscape, and wildlife Whether you're a veteran or a first-time hiker, Moon's comprehensive coverage and local expertise will have you gearing up for your next adventure. Hitting the road? Check out Moon Pacific Northwest Road Trip!
Craggy coastal cliffs, towering active volcanoes, and cascading waterfalls: wherever you turn in Washington, adventure awaits. Pack a lunch, lace up your boots, and hit the trails with Moon Washington Hiking. Inside you'll find: * Diverse Hiking Options: Whether you plan to take leisurely lakeside walks or challenging journeys around Mount Pilchuck, enjoy outdoor getaways ranging from easy day hikes to multi-day backpacking trips * Find Your Hike: Looking for something specific? Choose from strategic lists of the best hikes for breathtaking waterfalls, spring wildflowers, or hiking with your dog, plus a breakdown of the best hikes by season * The Top Outdoor Experiences: Pick alpine wildflowers in a meadow along Mount Rainier's Skyline Trail, or wander through a dense, green rain forest in Olympic National Park. Venture across a suspension bridge to breathtaking canyon views, and glimpse seals, eagles, and deer at a wildlife reserve. Catch a vibrant sunset from a beach dotted with sea stacks, or explore an underground lava tube * Nearby Fun: Relax post-hike at a local brewery, savor a plate of fresh oysters, and stargaze before bed at a nearby campground * Essential Planning Details: Each hike is described in detail and marked with round-trip distance and hiking time, difficulty, terrain type, elevation gain, and access points * Maps and Directions: Find easy-to-use maps, driving directions to each trailhead, and details on where to park * Expert Advice: Longtime hiker Craig Hill shares his local secrets, unique tips, and honest opinions of each trail * Tips and Tools: Advice on gear, first aid, and camping permits, plus background information on climate, landscape, and wildlife Whether you're a veteran or a first-time hiker, Moon's comprehensive coverage and local expertise will have you gearing up for your next adventure. Hitting the road? Check out Moon Pacific Northwest Road Trip!
With Rick Steves, Nice and the French Riviera are yours to discover! This slim guide excerpted from Rick Steves France includes: * Rick's firsthand, up-to-date advice on the best sights, restaurants, hotels, and more, plus tips to beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps * Top sights and local experiences: Relax on seafront promenades and pebble beaches, stroll the yacht-filled harbors, and cycle or drive along scenic coastal roads. Explore medieval town centers and admire the works of Chagall and Matisse * Helpful maps and self-guided walking tours to keep you on track With selective coverage and Rick's trusted insight into the best things to do and see, Rick Steves Snapshot Nice & the French Riviera is truly a tour guide in your pocket. Exploring beyond Nice and the Riviera? Pick up Rick Steves France for comprehensive coverage, detailed itineraries, and essential information for planning a countrywide trip.
In this all-new first edition, hiking expert Matthew Cathcart (coauthor of 50 Hikes in the Catskills) delivers 50 hikes, walks, and day trips all throughout Pennsylvania. The hiking trails of Pennsylvania offer both novice and experienced hikers a tempting variety of natural terrain and human history. Sites featured in this comprehensive guide to the state's offerings include the Whiskey Springs Rock Mazes, McConnells Mill State Park, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, and the Lehigh Gap Appalachian Trail Loop.
Discover where Scotland's national drink is produced. All of Scotland's operational whisky distilleries and whisky-related places of interest located on one map. Also includes an easy-to-use index listing visitor facilities and websites. The map includes: * Over 100 distilleries and whisky-related places of interest * Insert map of malt whisky areas * A guide to how whisky is made * Did you know? Section with interesting facts * Index lists visitor facilities and websites Scotch whisky is unique among national drinks - synonymous with Scotland, it cannot be produced elsewhere in the world. Other titles in the series: Castles Map of Scotland (9780008368265) Tartans Map of Scotland (9780008368296) Scotland of Old Clans Map (9780008225087)
A funny and intimate travelogue of one woman's unexpected adventures in Japan. French illustrator Julie Blanchin-Fujita arrived in Tokyo for what she thought would be a one-year stint, and ended up never leaving. In this graphic novel-style memoir she shares her love of Japan, while depicting personal experiences and stories from her life in Tokyo-from the exotic (sumo wrestlers, ramen, hot springs, tatami mats, bentos, Japanese trains, Mount Fuji, earthquakes) to the everyday (hanging out with friends, moving houses, falling in love). Her voyage of discovery in the world's most exciting city will appeal to a broad range of readers-from those contemplating a trip to Tokyo and Japanophiles to fans of graphic novels and anyone who enjoys a good manga love story. Packed with keen cultural observations, this enchanting story is told in both English and Japanese-also making it a great language learning resource.
Your illustrated guide to the perfect West Coast road trip. --C magazine An inspiration to visit, this beautiful and practical travel guide is an illustrated keepsake, and a celebration of the wild, lush, larger-than-life 2,000 miles that run along the edge of the West Coast, through California, Oregon, Washington, and Vancouver Island. Here you'll find stunning vistas, alluring beaches, ancient forests, botanical gardens, charming villages, and a handful of great cities along the way. From La Jolla to Big Sur to Cannon Beach to Olympic National Park, Pacific Coasting, created by artist and inveterate road-tripper Danielle Kroll, offers adventure and something new to discover every hour of every day.
Former Provost, Dr John Hulbert, presents locals and visitors alike with a comprehensive guide to Scotland's newest city, Perth. Originally the capital of Scotland, Hulbert examines Perth's development as a major settlement in Scotland through to the present day. Closely examining each area of Perth, complete with pictures and maps throughout, Hulbert guides readers around the city, and looks at the history and the people that have contributed to Perth's success.
Discover Seville's colourful history, astonishing architecture, and dynamic street life with this explorer's guide to Spain's most alluring city. More than 55 fascinating and unusual historical sites, including grand palaces and closed convents, artistic havens and secluded patios, fervent traditions, and epicurean delights. From Moorish minarets and medieval shipyards to Andalucia?s tallest tower and the most modern suspension bridge. Locations include the world's largest wooden structure, Spain's oldest tapas bar, a museum of tile making, and a former royal cigar factory. Set off on your own urban expedition with the Only In Guides! These ground-breaking city guides are for independent cultural travellers wishing to escape the crowds and locals keen to learn more about where they live. Unique locations, hidden corners, and unusual objects.
In June 1939 Annemarie Schwarzenbach and fellow writer Ella Maillart set out from Geneva in a Ford, heading for Afghanistan. The first women to travel Afghanistan's Northern Road, they fled the storm brewing in Europe to seek a place untouched by what they considered to be Western neuroses. The Afghan journey documented in All the Roads Are Open is one of the most important episodes of Schwarzenbach's turbulent life. Her incisive, lyrical essays offer a unique glimpse of an Afghanistan already touched by the fateful laws known as progress, a remote yet sensitive nerve centre of world politics caught amid great powers in upheaval. In her writings, Schwarzenbach conjures up the desolate beauty of landscapes both internal and external, reflecting on the longings and loneliness of travel as well as its grace. Maillart's account of their trip, The Cruel Way, stands as a classic of travel literature, and, now available for the first time in English, Schwarzenbach's memoir rounds out the story of the adventure. Praise for the German Edition Above all, [Schwarzenbach's] discovery of the Orient was a personal one. But the author never loses sight of the historical and social context. . . . She shows no trace of colonialist arrogance. In fact, the pieces also reflect the experience of crisis, the loss of confidence which, in that decade, seized the long-arrogant culture of the West. -Suddeutsche Zeitung
A new volume in ACC Art Books' London series, focusing on the capital's vibrant LGBTQ+ scene. Queer London is a timely and accessible introduction to the city through a LGBTQ+ lens, and will appeal to anyone with an interest in London's thriving queer landscape. Celebrating the diversity and innovation of queer individuals in London, both historically and today, Queer London features a range of bars, clubs, shops, Pride events, charities, community organisations, saunas and sex shops that cater to the LGBTQ community. Along with highlighted features on influential queer Londoners of the moment, this book delves into the cultural history of queerness in the capital, including events, organisations or venues that have sometimes been forgotten or overlooked, but which were of key importance to the community. From the long, illustrious queer history of Soho and the legendary drag balls at Porchester Hall, to the hottest clubs of the moment, Queer London is the go-to guide for anyone looking to engage with rich queer legacy of this nation's capital.