Archive for November, 2010

The Travel Book

The Travel Book
Wondering Where to Go Next? Each country, no matter how big or small, gets a colorful double-page spread in this glossy A-to-Z of travel from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.  Bigger and better than ever (it’s the second edition of the best-selling original by our friends at Lonely Planet), we can’t keep our hands off this celebration
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Built to Last

Built to Last
A compilation of MacAulay’s books Castle, Cathedral and Mosque with updated research and new color drawings. MacAulay tells the fictional but accurate stories of how these structures were built and explains their historical and cultural importance. Packed with wonderfully detailed illustrations, this book will appeal to all ages.

La Carolina Lodge, Costa Rica

La Carolina Lodge, Costa Rica
Back From Costa Rica …. Darrel Schoeling Longitude Editor Don’t forget to bring your bird guide — and appetite — if you are heading to La Carolina Lodge on the flanks of Volcan Tenorio on Costa Rica’s northern Caribbean slope (a short drive from Liberia or the Nicoya beach resorts). We saw two species of
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Country Driving, A Journey from Farm to Factory

Country Driving, A Journey from Farm to Factory
As astute as any observer on China with a gift for dialogue, Beijing-based Peter Hessler (River Town, Oracle Bones) shows the absurdity, humor and hope of China in this latest portrait of a nation catapulted into the modern world. Opening with an eventful 7,000-mile road trip along the Great Wall across Northern China, the book
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