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My Life In Travel

Author : Emeritus Professor Anthony S. Travis
ISBN : 9781483627236
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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With wartime schooling in New Zealand, postwar schooling in Wales, and later University in Englands smog-bound Manchester, Travis had already travelled 14,000 miles by his 14th birthday! From studying a new and experimental 5 year Hons. Degree course in Town & Country Planning, his career was to lead on to developing Planning for Tourism as an even newer professional field. After a town planning career, climaxing in his first Planning Chair in Edinburgh, and then a later Urban Studies Research Chair in Birmingham, plus a Visiting Chair in Tourism in Glasgow, he made a worldwide contribution. From Consulting for the European Union, the UN World Tourism Organisation, and the Pacific Area Travel Association in places as varied as Poland, the Maldives, Michigan, and the Algerian Sahara, Travis has also lectured overseas regularly. In over 50 years of work, the stability has been given by his wife and family, aided by a global village of friends. A rich life that he can muse about in his 80s!
Category: Biography & Autobiography

My Life And Travels

Author : Wilfred Thesiger
ISBN : NWU:35556034238386
Genre : Adventure and adventurers
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An anthology of writings and photographs celebrating the contribution of one of the country's most distinguished and enduring travel writers, and the century's greatest living explorer. At the age of 23, three years after attending the coronation of Haile Selassie, Thesiger made his first expedition into the country of the murderous Danakil tribe. Since then he has traversed the Empty Quarter twice, spending five years among the Bedu, followed by several years living as no Westerner had in the strange world of the Marshmen of Iraq. Later he made many mountain journeys in the awesome ranges of the Karakorams, the Hindu Kush, Ladakh and Chitral.
Category: Adventure and adventurers

Travel Is My Life

Author : Travel Journals
ISBN : 1093483407
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Travel Is My Life (Travel Journals) - cute travel notebook compostion for travelers, cool for kids and adults. Very unique and cute notebook with loving theme perfect for personal use for example your notes, or travel plans, also for your whole office. Get yours today! It has as many as 110 unlinen pages where you can color, draw or write down everything what will come to your mind! You can write your goals, plan a trip, take it to college, or make a unforgettable gift for your kids or your beloved one who love to travel! Specifications: Cover: Matte Dimensions: 6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm) Interior: Blank, White Paper, Unlined Pages: 110 Notebooks from Travel Journals Series are perfect gifts for people in any age! Also for someone who have birthday, anniversary, and you can be sure that it will bring a smile to the face of your loved ones! Check my our other notebooks and find the perfect one that will suit you. My books carry a range of different notebooks and you will undoubtedly find the right one for you by checking through our different and exciting graphic options.

An Anthology Of Women S Travel Writing

Author : Shirley Foster
ISBN : 0719050170
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This anthology aims to challenge stereotypes of women travellers. Rather than simply presenting writings by Victorian women who travelled bravely around the world disregarding social convention and danger, the editors present a range of writing and possible ways of being a woman traveller. As well as the 'eccentric' woman traveller, the editors have included writings by those who might be seen as failed travellers, cautious and conventional travellers and those who did not conform to the adventurous heroine stereotype. Because travelling as a woman and writing as a woman presents the author with a number of textual problems which must be negotiated, Foster and Mills have chosen to include writings which confronted these problems and which resolved them (or did not resolve them) in different ways. These textual problems include the depiction of other women, the representation of spatial relations, the negotiations undertaken in relation to the adventure heroine narrative and character and the position taken by the author in relation to the representation of knowledge. These issues are all crucial in relation to travel writing by women, and the women, whose writing has been collected together in this anthology have made bold decisions in relation to them.
Category: Literary Criticism

A Life Of Travel And Adventure

ISBN : 9781450259972
Genre : Art
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This book describes Martha’s unique experiences of living in Germany, France, Japan, India, Africa, Thailand and China. She also writes about backpacking in the Middle East and Africa and her many solo bike-touring trips which she began in the later part of her life. Her memoirs are full of adventures. She tells about escaping from a civil war in the Sudan, about being engaged in India to an ex-nebab (a Muslim Maharaja) and traveling with her feisty Italian husband who spent 30 years in Africa. Also if you’re interested in the cultures of other countries, you’ll enjoy reading this book.
Category: Art

A Rear View Mirror Of My Life

Author : Charles W. Craig, Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781468546354
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book is entitled “ A Rear View Mirror OF My Life” and in essence, it contains additional memories of the author’s life that were not included in his first book, “Life’s Reflections” with a sub-title of “From A Toddler To Eternity”. For that reason, as was the case with his first book, there is no one central theme with this book. There are, however, hundreds of vignettes that hopefully will beckon the reader to benefit from some of the lessons that he has learned in his seven decades of life. This book contains six chapters as follows: Chapter One, Educational Perspectives; Chapter Two, Alaska Tales; Chapter Three, Miscellaneous Moments; Chapter Four, Societal Observations; Chapter Five, Travel Tales; Chapter Six, My Greatest Gift
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Memoirs Of My Life

Author : John Charles Frémont
ISBN : 9780815411642
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Fremont's memoirs are a firsthand account of the growth and expansion of the United States from the years 1828-1846, and include descriptions of the adventures that he shared with Kit Carson.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Poetic Travel Of Life

Author : Miche'al Goodwin
ISBN : 9781475992175
Genre : Poetry
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POETIC TRAVEL OF LIFE Poems and short stories that Inspire, Uplift, and Encourage you on your life Journey Poetic Travel of Life is little glances of life. My life as well as so many of your lives. They were written to INSPIRE the creativity in you, UPLIFT you when your down (laugh, smile, enjoy life it really is what you make it) and to ENCOURAGE you to move forward in your poetic travel of life no matter what the obstacles. Loose yourself in the words and flow of each poem and enjoy the journey!
Category: Poetry

Quality Of Life And Daily Travel

Author : Margareta Friman
ISBN : 9783319766232
Genre : Social Science
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This volume analyses the relevance of daily travel in the quality of life of individuals. It provides a broad understanding of the links between life satisfaction, well-being and travel, the importance of commuting, and different evaluations and measures to assess the experience of commuting and quality of life. Chapters in this book relate travel and quality of life to the built environment, accessibility and exclusion, travel mode choice, travel satisfaction and emotions. It brings together distinguished researchers from a variety of academic backgrounds providing conceptualizations and applications, presented as case studies, for daily travel and well-being. Findings presented in this book are highly relevant for transport planners, transport marketers, public transport authorities, and environmental professionals in the pursuit of improving people’s life.
Category: Social Science

Consolations In Travel

Author : Sir Humphry Davy
ISBN : CHI:11904966
Genre : Chemistry
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Category: Chemistry