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    Mumbai to Mecca

    By Ilija Trojanow

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    In three short weeks the author experienced a tradition dating back over one thousand years This is his account, personal yet enlightening, for the interested non-Muslims who remain barred from the holy sites of Islam

    Palermo

    By Roberto Alajmo

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    In Palermo, Robert Alajmo lays out a compelling series of reflections on the city's apparently endless facets. Disguised as a tourist's handbook but written from the view of a lifelong resident - with all the experience, affection, inside knowledge and frustrations that entails - Alajmo offers more than the ordinary...

    Umbria: The Heart of Italy

    By Patricia Clough

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    Paperback £8.46

    In this book the author describes the journey of making Umbria her home.

    Farewell to Salonica

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    Leon Sciaky describes his childhood before the First World War in a prosperous, loving Jewish family in the cosmopolitan city of Salonica. Under the Ottoman Empire, the city's diverse communities - Jews, Muslim Turks, Orthodox Greeks and Bulgarians - met, traded and lived alongside each other day-to-day in an atmosphere...

    Skidoo: A Journey Through the Ghost Towns of the American West

    By Alex Capus

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    Balzac\'s Omelette: A delicious tour of French food & culture with Balzac

    By Ankha Muhlstein

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    Just as the art of the table became a centrepiece of French mores, Balzac used it as a connecting thread in his novels, showing how food can evoke character, atmosphere, class, and social climbing. This title describes the ways food and the art of the table feature in Honore de...

    Finding England: An Auslander\'s Guide to Perfidious Albion

    By Holger Ehling

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    Not even the English are keen to explain what England actually is. Holger Ehling takes us on a journey to iconic places, from London to Jarrow, from Stonehenge to the Eden Project, from Shakespeare's Globe to the marvels of Blackpool, pondering along the way about what it is that makes...

    A Traveller\'s History of the Caribbean

    By James Ferguson

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    The Caribbean, a region of spectacular natural beauty, has a turbulent history of colonialism, slavery and resistance in which people from all continents have played their part. This title looks at the history of nations as different as Cuba, Jamaica and Haiti, explaining their diversity and their common experiences.

    A Traveller\'s History of the 100 Years War in France: Battlefields, Castles and Towns

    By Michael Starks

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    A journey to France can be a journey through history - tragic and stirring names like Agincourt, Crecy, Aquitaine and Rouen scatter the countryside. This book introduces us to places of great historical significance, including the spot where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake and a desolate stretch...

    A Traveller's Wine Guide to California

    By Robert Holmes

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    Other £10.25

    Contains photography as well as easily-accessible information on such topics as: The Winery Experience and The System of Classification and Grape Varieties.

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