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Levison Wood begins his biggest challenge yet. Beginning in the north-eastern tip of Mexico, Levison will walk the entire length of Central America, through eight countries before attempting to cross the treacherous Darien Gap into Colombia and South America.

Levison Wood begins his biggest challenge yet. Beginning in the north-eastern tip of Mexico, Levison will walk the entire length of Central America, through eight countries before attempting to cross the treacherous Darien Gap into Colombia and South America.

The incredible true story of William Bully' Hayes, the so-called Pirate of the Pacific in the 19th century; the myth and the man. He became the inspiration for a variety of fictional characters, writers from Robert Louis Stevenson to James A Michener and Frank Clune have used the Hayes legend, films were made based on his life (one starring Boris Karloff, another Douglas Fairbanks), and his name adorns bars and hotels all over the Pacific. But the truth is both less noble and more…

The incredible true story of William Bully' Hayes, the so-called Pirate of the Pacific in the 19th century; the myth and the man. He became the inspiration for a variety of fictional characters, writers from Robert Louis Stevenson to James A Michener and Frank Clune have used the Hayes legend, films were made based on his life (one starring Boris Karloff, another Douglas Fairbanks), and his name adorns bars and hotels all over the Pacific. But the truth is both less noble and more…

This beautiful hardback takes the reader on 75 of the most amazing adventures on the planet. From the ultimate challenge of climbing Mount Everest to less strenuous but equally inspiring experiences like kayaking with orcas in Canada and cycling Vietnam's backroads, this is the definitive companion to the world's most spectacular adventures.

nl Lonely Planet - Lonely Planet Great Adventures - Paperback This beautiful hardback takes the reader on 75 of the most amazing adventures on the planet.

The epic true-life story of one of the most notorious maritime disasters of the 19th century which was the inspiration for Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick. The author uses a hitherto unknown diary of one of the survivors discovered in an attic in Connecticut in spring 1998 to tell the tale.

in the heart of the sea: the tragedy of the whaleship essex by nathaniel philbrick

"I like to go out for walks, but it's a little awkward to push the baby stroller and carry a shotgun at the same time."-housewife from Churchill, Manitoba Yes, welcome to Churchill, Manitoba. Year-round human population: 943. Yet despite the isolation and the searing cold here at the arctic's edge, visitors from around the globe flock to the town every fall, driven by a single purpose: to see polar bears in the wild.Churchill is "The Polar Bear Capital of the World,"

Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye: A Family Field Trip to the Arctic's Edge in Search of Adventure, Truth, and Mini-Marshmallows by Zac Unger

In May 2001, a group of men attempted to cross the border into the desert of southern Arizona, through the deadliest region of the continent, a place called the Devil's Highway. Fathers and sons, brothers and strangers, entered a desert so harsh and desolate that even the Border Patrol is afraid to travel through it. Twelve came back out.

Book club in a bag : The devil's highway : a true story / Luis Alberto Urrea.

Trekking through a harsh and seductive landscape, their expedition turned into a life-and-death struggle when their supplies run low and the boat they expected to collect them at King Cascade never arrived.

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