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Walking on Malta, 3rd edition

This guidebook describes 33 half- and full day walks on the islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino. Basking in the Mediterranean sunshine between Sicily and Africa, the islands have a colourful and complex history from the Neolithic and the Medieval to the present day. The routes range from 2.5-30km, beginning with a short heritage trail around the city of Valletta. Then follows a series of walks around the coastline of Malta, with a fina...

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Oddball Indiana: A Guide to 350 Really Strange Places

There is more to Indiana than the Indy 500, interstate highways (seven cross its borders), and basketball! The Hoosier State is teeming with fascinating people, one-of-a-kind places, and things with unique and bizarre histories.  Skip the scenic dunes and cozy bed-and-breakfasts— let Oddball Indiana, now fully updated and expanded, take you where you really want to go. See: The World’s Largest Ball of Paint, Peggy the Flying Red Hors...

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Twelve Twenty-Five: The Life and Times of a Steam Locomotive

The against-all-odds story of a World War II–era steam locomotive and the determination of two generations of volunteers to keep it running comes alive in Twelve Twenty-Five: The Life and Times of a Steam Locomotive. Pere Marquette 1225 was built in 1941 at the peak of steam locomotive development. The narrative traces the 1225’s regular freight service in Michigan, its unlikely salvation from the scrapyard for preservation at Michig...

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The Rough Guide to Chile, 4 edition

The Rough Guide to Chile is the essential travel guide with clear maps and detailed coverage all the top attractions and scenic journeys along the length of this country. Discover all corners of Chile, from the vast Atacama Desert and magnificent, snow-capped Volcán Osorno to the granite spires of the Torres del Paine massif in Southern Patagonia and the mysterious moai statues on Easter Island. Full-colour features explore adventure...

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Mushrooms of the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada

The Northeast is one of the best places to find mushrooms; they are both abundant and spectacularly diverse. Mushrooms of the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada is a compact, beautifully illustrated guide packed with descriptions and photographs of more than 400 of the region's most conspicuous, distinctive, and ecologically important mushrooms. The geographic range covered by the book includes Connecticut, Delaware, Illin...

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The Rough Guide to Belize, Updated 2017 Edition

This in-depth coverage of Belize's local attractions, sights, and restaurants takes you to the most rewarding spots—from the Xunantunich Maya site to the Barrier Reef—and stunning color photography brings the land to life on the pages. The locally based Rough Guides author team introduces the best places to stop and explore, and provides reliable insider tips on topics such as driving the roads, taking walking tours, or visiting loca...

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So, How Long Have You Been Native?

So, How Long Have You Been Native? is Alexis C. Bunten’s firsthand account of what it is like to work in the Alaska cultural tourism industry. An Alaska Native and anthropologist, she spent two seasons working for a tribally owned tourism business that markets the Tlingit culture in Sitka. Bunten’s narrative takes readers through the summer tour season as she is hired and trained and eventually becomes a guide. A multibillion-dollar ...

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Water Monsters South of the Border

In his first book, Denver Michaels examined the lake monster phenomenon in the United States and Canada. In this book, Michaels takes us on a trip "South of the Border" to study the myths, legends, folklore, and eyewitness reports of water monsters in Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central & South America. What parallels can be drawn between the creatures found "South of the Border" and their Canadian and American counterparts? What ...

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Reise Know-How Praxis: Kanu-Handbuch

Wer zu neuen Ufern aufbrechen will, der muss das Wasser zum Weg machen! Was dabei zu beachten ist, um weder „baden zu gehen“ noch „Schiffbruch“ zu erleiden, beschreibt Rainer Höh mit zahlreichen praktischen Tipps und Anleitungen in diesem handlichen Reise Know-How Praxis-Ratgeber. Dabei werden nicht nur auf informative und unterhaltsame Weise alle Themen rund um Boot und Paddel abgedeckt, sondern auch wichtige allgemeine Fragen behan...

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The Rough Guide to Laos, 6th Updated Edition

This in-depth coverage of Laos's attractions, sights, and restaurants takes you to the most rewarding spots—from the historic streets of Luang Prabang, to seeing Pha That Luang in Vientiane or the Plain of Jars in the northeast, to hiking and exploring Vang Vieng—and stunning color photography brings the nation to life. The locally based Rough Guides author team introduces the best places to stop and explore, and provides reliable in...