William Penn Highway, The (Postcard History) by Robert A. Musson MD

By Robert A. Musson MD

The William Penn street used to be a tremendous direction in the course of the Appalachian Mountains among Philadelphia and Pittsburgh during the twentieth century. validated in 1916, a decade sooner than the federal road approach, the line succeeded the previous Northern Turnpike, with a lot of it following the process the Pennsylvania Railroad throughout the Juniata River Valley. The street additionally the previous direction of the Allegheny Portage Railroad in mountaineering the lengthy grade of the Allegheny Ridge. In 1926, US course 22 used to be demonstrated to keep on with the highway�s path, extending it eastward to Newark, New Jersey, and westward to Cincinnati, Ohio, the place it continues to be good traveled this present day. This booklet exhibits a number of the highway�s scenic and historical sites.

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Als Frau zwischen Containern um die Welt: Mit Landausflügen by Anne Masberg

By Anne Masberg

Die kleine Anne steht 1949 mit ihrem Grossvater im Hamburger Hafen und bestaunt die Überseeschiffe. Sie ist fasziniert und verspürt zum ersten Mal die Sehnsucht nach der fernen weiten Welt. fifty five Jahre später erfüllt sie sich den lang gehegten Wunsch. Sie reist als Passagier auf einem Containerschiff um den Globus.
Ihr Reisebericht schildert die Eindrücke auf See und den Alltag an Bord genauso lebendig wie ihre Erlebnisse bei Landgängen und ihren Aufenthalt in Neuseeland und Australien.

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The Prime Minister of Paradise by John Jeremiah Sullivan

By John Jeremiah Sullivan

As a scholar operating within the dusty files of the Sewanee Review, John Jeremiah Sullivan stumbled on an editorial entitled ‘Lost Utopia of the yankee Frontier’ and used to be instantly addicted to the dramatic tale of a misplaced publication, an alternate heritage of the South, a white Indian. It was once a narrative he’d chase for the subsequent twenty years.

In 1735, a charismatic German attorney and accused atheist named Christian Gottlieb Priber fled Germany less than risk of arrest, sure for colonial South Carolina. within the Cherokee village of Grand Tellico, he created a Utopian society that he named Paradise.

For six years, Paradise used to be ruled by means of a collection of innovative rules that incorporated racial equality, sexual freedom, and an absence of non-public estate, principles which he chronicled in a mysterious manuscript he known as Paradise.

Priber’s principles have been so subversive that he was once searched for part a decade and finally captured by way of the British – making headlines the world over – and imprisoned until eventually his demise. the one reproduction of Paradise used to be it appears destroyed.

Now, in an extraordinary mixture of ground-breaking learn and lovely narrative ability, award-winning author John Jeremiah Sullivan brings that misplaced historical past vividly to life.

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Kolyma Diaries: A Journey into Russia’s Haunted Hinterland by Jacek Hugo-Bader,Antonia Lloyd-Jones

By Jacek Hugo-Bader,Antonia Lloyd-Jones

From the writer of the award-winning White Fever, Kolyma Diaries is an day trip into one of many world's final closing badlands, a spot filled with Gulag ghosts and residing wrecks. All alongside the 2000 kilometres of the Kolyma road, Bader is plied with vodka. He hears enthralling, occasionally devastating, stories of the trips that introduced his 'fellow travellers', the folks who provide him lifts, to this benighted land. it is a booklet in regards to the descendants of prisoners eking out a dwelling, of conmen and veterans and scrap iron buyers, of corrupt politicians and organised crime. tales are instructed of sons given away, husbands who reappear after 3 a long time, students who now live on through foraging for mushrooms and berries, sculptors who hoard the heads lopped off statues of Lenin, miners who dig up mass graves whereas trying to find gold, and the entire addicts, convicts, fallen heroes or even sportsmen who run clear of their issues and prove within the so much distant sector in Russia.

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A Vagabond World by Thomas Bachand

By Thomas Bachand

A Vagabond international is an exploration of the poignance, import, and altering dynamic of the long term go back and forth adventure. This two-year solo trip world wide is a ceremony of passage that turns the outward event inward on the way to study ourselves and our position on this planet. the adventure turns into a guidepost to a better global. when we purchase the price ticket, all of our existence is reworked. one hundred ten photographs.

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Weltenrunner (German Edition) by Daniela Preissing

By Daniela Preissing

Irgendwann kommt wohl jeder mal an den Punkt, an dem er eine Auszeit braucht, um sich, sein Leben und seine Prioritäten wieder richtig zu ordnen. Auch ich bin an einem solchen Punkt gelandet und beschließe spontan einen lang gehegten Traum zu verwirklichen. So mache ich mich auf zu einer abenteuerlichen knapp 4-monatigen Reise durch Australien, Neuseeland und Südostasien (Vietnam, Laos, Kambodscha & Myanmar). Dabei erlebe ich so ziemlich alles, used to be guy so erleben kann: vom Schlafen auf einem Holzbrett bis hin zum Luxuszimmer, von Beschimpfung bis hin zu Essenseinladungen durch Einheimische, von liebenswerten Reisebegleitern bis zu unangenehmen Zeitgenossen, von goldenen Tempeln bis hin zu einfachsten Holzverschlägen, von der Wüste bis in den tiefgrünen Urwald und ins azurblaue Meer.
Die Reise verändert mich und mein Leben.
Begleiten Sie mich!

Amüsante, informative und kurzweilige Anekdoten aus dem Tagebuch eines Weltenrunners!

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Work in Progress by Paul Thomas

By Paul Thomas

This novel is an acute, darkly comedian portrayal of adjusting instances and sexual mores, and the child boomer iteration within the shadow of mid-life crisis.Novelist Max Napier did not got down to make a large number of his existence, but when you decide to entertain romantic notions and a raffish self-image, it is often at the playing cards. Now near to turning 50, he is by myself in his little flat: seduced, deserted, out of rules and out of fashion.A probability assembly with an previous good friend arrests the spiral, yet no longer the entire ghosts from Max's earlier are benevolent and there are tough curves to barter at the street to redemption and emotional renewal.

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Karusellgrell: Familjen Grell goes Southafrican (Swedish by Marie Grell

By Marie Grell

Följ familjen Grells fantastiska resa until Sydafrika less than 2013/14 då familjen lämnade det trygga livet i Sävedalen för att below nio månader uppleva sitt livs största äventyr tillsammans i Stellenbosch,
ZA. En livspaus som heter duga och en livserfarenhet som är ovärderlig och svår att beskriva i ord. Mamma Marie har dock försökt gestalta upplevelsen genom att beskriva familjens liv i Western Cape genom denna bloggdagbok. "Vi riskade en del males fick tusenfalt åter. En makalös, unik upplevelse som bara vi fem delar och vi känner oss lyckligt lottade som hade möjlighet att genomföra vår dröm", summerar Marie. Mycket läsnöje!

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Long Way Round: Der wilde Ritt um die Welt (German Edition) by Ewan McGregor,Charley Boorman,Klaus Pemsel

By Ewan McGregor,Charley Boorman,Klaus Pemsel

Ewan McGregor und sein Kumpel Charley Boorman machen, wovon andere nur träumen: Gemeinsam umrunden die beiden Freunde auf ihren Motorrädern die ganze Welt. Auf ihrer one hundred fifteen Tage dauernden Reise – von England aus geht es ostwärts bis nach Asien und nach einem Sprung über die Beringstraße quer durch Nordamerika – erleben sie eine atemberaubende Naturkulisse, überwältigende Gastfreundschaft und treffen unterwegs auf herrlich komische Menschen. Eine Reise voller Wunder!

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