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Touring the River Murray
1 Touring the River Murray
Australia Royal Automobile Association of South Australia Inc 1986 0909697175 / 9780909697174 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
121 indexed pages including b/w illustrations. A good guide to the River Murray. The Murray River or River Murray is Australia's longest river. This book addresses many things you need to know about the Murray River. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Flash & Brash With Fries on the Side: Doing California, Ann Rickard
2 Ann Rickard Flash & Brash With Fries on the Side: Doing California
Australia New Holland 2006 1741103681 / 9781741103687 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
255 pages. Follow the quintessential Aussie couple as they check out the biggest trees, the biggest sandwiches, the biggest houses and more. California as you've never seen it before. Award winning travel author Ann Rickard decided to take a road trip around California (with a small detour to Nevada and Las Vegas). With her husband Geoffrey they hire a car and explore the breadth and depth of this rich and fascinating American state: there's the gold country and cowboy towns, the glamour of Hollywood and the breathtaking nature of Yosemite, junk food and gourmet cuisine, the 800 miles (not kilometres) of beautiful coastline and, to the authors great relief and delight, a wine region. Ann declares at the outset that she likes America and Americans, and this is reflected in the narrative as she reveals the weird and wacky side of the Californian Dream with light-hearted insights and comical asides. Geoffrey, he of the ever-ready corkscrew, keeps a steady hand on the wheel as this road trip unravels. Follow the quintessential Aussie couple as they check out the biggest trees, the biggest sandwiches, the biggest houses and the biggest backsides on the planet. Yes, this is California, but not as you've seen it before. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Breakfast in Bali, Supper at the Savoy: A Guide to Trouble-Free Travel, Ballantyne, Tom
3 Ballantyne, Tom Breakfast in Bali, Supper at the Savoy: A Guide to Trouble-Free Travel
Australia ABC 1992 0733302408 / 9780733302404 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
203 pages including cartoons and a travel guide giving advice on how to deal with problem situations and common fears. Includes tips on air travel etiquette, eating out, driving in foreign cities and dealing with customs officials. A travel and aviation writer - Tom Ballantyne - and a leading Australian cartoonist - Alan Moir - combine to reassure and entertain intending travellers. 
Price: 10.50 AUD
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Confessions of a Beachcomber, Banfield, E. J.
4 Banfield, E. J. Confessions of a Beachcomber
Australia Eden 1989 0207158649 / 9780207158643 Reprint Glossy Soft Cover Good 16mo 
xvi + 178 pages including introductions Alec H. Chisholm. Scenes and incidents in the career of an unprofessional beachcomber in tropical Queensland. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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25 Family Bushwalks in and Around Canberra, Barrow, Graeme
5 Barrow, Graeme 25 Family Bushwalks in and Around Canberra
Australia Dagraja Press 1995 0959687777 / 9780959687774 3rd Edition Reprint Stapled Cover Very Good 12mo 
vi + 52 pages including illustrations. Canberra and the surrounding countryside provide many opportunities for bushwalks suitable for the young, the inexperienced and the elderly. This book describes twenty-five bushwalks, almost all of them new. Many of the walks are located in the southern part of the Australian Capital Territory and are within easy driving distance of Canberra. Others require a day trip while those in the Bundanoon area in particular repay at least an overnight stay. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Holidaying with Dogs, Bedford, Willie
6 Bedford, Willie Holidaying with Dogs
Australia Life Be In It 2006 0949281395 / 9780949281395 9th Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
240 pages. Directory to over 2000 B & Bs, caravan parks, camping grounds, host farms, cottages, motels, holiday houses and pet-sitters throughout Australia and New Zealand. Features hundreds of new entries, 5-Paw Dog Friendly Accommodation Ratings, reader-recommended properties, a competition, maps and map references. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Interpreting the Land Down Under: Australian Heritage Interpretation and Tour Guiding, Black, Rosemary; Weiler, Betty
7 Black, Rosemary; Weiler, Betty Interpreting the Land Down Under: Australian Heritage Interpretation and Tour Guiding
U.S.A. Fulcrum Publishing 2003 1555918654 / 9781555918651 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
224 indexed pages. Explores current thinking and presents empirical research aimed at understanding heritage interpretation and tour guiding in Australia. Dr. Rosemary Black has been involved in the fields of tour guiding and interpretation for over ten years, as both an industry professional and an academic. She has taught interpretation and tour guiding in Australia and throughout the the world. Dr. Black is currently Lecturer in Interpretation and Tour Guiding, Charles Stuart University, Australia. Over the past ten years, Dr. Betty Weiler has become a world leader in ecotour guide research and guide training as a means to sustainable tourist development. She is well-known for her research and writing in educational travel and interpretation, and has published over 100 journal articles and book chapters. 
Price: 19.00 AUD
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Glorious Kangaroo Island, its caves and beauty Spots, Bradley, J. F.
8 Bradley, J. F. Glorious Kangaroo Island, its caves and beauty Spots
Australia National Parks and Wildlife South Australia 2000 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
82 pages chiefly b/w illustrated. This reproduction of "Glorious Kangaroo Island, Its Caves and Beauty Spots" is dedicated to the discoverers of Kelly Hill Caves: Mr Harold Bell, Miss Olive Burgess, Misses Edith and Ida May and Mr and Mrs Edward Burgess. These young and intrepid explorers opened to the world the wonders of Kelly Hill Caves for future generations to appreciate. The incredible story of the discovery of Kelly Hill Caves, written by Harold Bell, serves to inspire and motivate future caves visitors to appreciate and conserve Kangaroo Island’s spectacular natural history. This reprint has been produced by National Parks and Wildlife South Australia with the written permission of the copyright holder. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Taming of the Crew, Brown, Michael; Neale-Brown, Sue
9 Brown, Michael; Neale-Brown, Sue Taming of the Crew
New Zealand Random House 1994 1869412133 / 9781869412135 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
219 pages including colour illustrations. The story of the New Zealand family who sold what they had and sailed away into the worst winter storms for half a century facing many challenges, danger and hardship. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Tasmania: Walks, Wildlife and Wonderful Food, Buhrich, Libby
10 Buhrich, Libby Tasmania: Walks, Wildlife and Wonderful Food
Australia Millennium Books 1993 0855749032 / 9780855749033 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
173 pages. Includes a glossary of geographic terms, climatic information, suggestions for further reading, and an index. Practical guide to walks, views and wildlife in Tasmania. Includes a guide to colonial accommodation and a selection of original Tasmanian recipes. 
Price: 9.50 AUD
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Return to another Land, Bull, Anthony Hordern
11 Bull, Anthony Hordern Return to another Land
Australia 1996 064629850X / 9780646298504 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
86 pagesincluding b/w and colour illustrations. two pilgrimages and the thirty tumultuous years that separated them : a panegyric to the Russian people, their eternal suffering and their eternal fortitude. The author visited the Soviet Union in 1965. In 1995 visited the Soviet Union. Then in 1995 he went to Russia to see the profound changes that had occurred there. 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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I'm Not Lost: A Hiking Guide to Beginners, Burdett, Maureen [compiled By - for The Duke of Edinburgh's Award]
12 Burdett, Maureen [compiled By - for The Duke of Edinburgh's Award] I'm Not Lost: A Hiking Guide to Beginners
Australia Nerrigundah Pub 2001 0957737521 / 9780957737525 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
100 pages. On its own, this book will not guarantee that you do not get lost However, with its collection of handy hints, illustrations and diagrams, hopefully, it will assist you in choosing the right equipment, finding out how to use it and, more importantly, being able to say "l'm Not Lost!" Contents: Equipment; Group Equipment; Personal Equipment; CheckList; Packing; Waterproofing; and Load Carrying; Hiking Techniques; Camp-craft; Meals; Navigation; Glossary; How to Use; Topographic Maps; Hints from AUSLlG; Route Planning; Emergency Procedures; Minimal Impact Hiking; First Aid. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Divorced and Gone to Europe, Cawley, Nancy
13 Cawley, Nancy Divorced and Gone to Europe
Australia New Holland 2005 1869660889 / 9781869660888 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
192 pages including colour photos. Most of us get the wild partying years out of our system before settling down to raise a family. Journalist Nancy Cawley did it all in reverse. After leaving her husband and four children at the age of 49, she quit New Zealand for the big OE...and partied like the best of them. From Switzerland to Utah she took on a string of jobs as an outdoors/ski instructor, enjoying men and mountains in equal measure, before ultimately returning to Christchurch and turning her passion for travel writing into a fulfilling career that still kindles her sense of adventure several decades later. This fank and affectionate recollection of those times carries the message that life has more to offer the solo woman than coffee mornings and bowls. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Explorers Wanted! On Safari, Chapman, Simon
14 Chapman, Simon Explorers Wanted! On Safari
United Kingdom Egmont Books 2003 1405207329 / 9781405207324 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
119 pages including b/w illustrations. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Have Kids, Will Travel:, Ciddor, Anna
15 Ciddor, Anna Have Kids, Will Travel:
Australia Silver Gum Press 1995 1875843086 / 9781875843084 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
194 pages including illustrations. Travelling, at home or abroad, opens up the world to children - a world of difference, to discover and explore, and memories to cherish for life. With the right approach it can be travel without travail, great value and an enriching family experience. Anna Ciddor has travelled many times, as a child herself, and now with her own children. This guide is designed for parents considering travel with their children. The author gives advice on the planning of itineraries, accommodation choices, modes of travel, sightseeing and time management. Also included are ideas to overcome boredom and tiredness, and make your children's trip more exciting and educational. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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A traveller's alphabet of essential places, Dale, David
16 Dale, David A traveller's alphabet of essential places
Australia Picador 1996 0330358588 / 9780330358583 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
258 indexed pages. The Hindus use the word darshana for the mysterious ecstasy generated in the presence of a holy place. Modern western travellers may experience darshana under more secular conditions. The first time I felt it was in the flat of Sigmund Freud, in Vienna, when I realised that this room produced the most influential theory of the 20th century - that human behaviour is largely driven by the unconscious mind... I decided that from then on, I would travel in search of darshana. Essential Places is a collection of journeys through a landscape of ideas half travel book, half guide to the icons of our age. From Kowloon to California, from Charles Darwin’s garden to Vincent van Gogh’s asylum from the birthplace of the skyscraper to the tomb of Tutankhamun, David Dale seeks out the places every serious traveller must try to reach in order to understand the modern World. He brings together Archimedes and Marilyn Monroe, politics and pasta, fung shui and future shock in twenty - six voyages of the mind and body. 
Price: 9.50 AUD
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Travelling Light, Davidson, Robyn
17 Davidson, Robyn Travelling Light
Australia Collins 1989 0732225132 / 9780732225131 Reprint Soft Cover Good 12mo 
136 pages. ‘Its been a long time since I claimed some solitude in this blessed landscape; since I've done without life's little props. Here I have no friend, no dog, no radio, no clock, no phone, no roof, no body pollutants. The clackety-clack of the typewriter travels out into the valley and gets lost in expanses of forest and paperbark swamp. I ’m the only soul around.’ For ten years, Robyn Davidson has been travelling light. Across the desert, across America on a Harley-Davidson, or walking through the bush of ghosts by night. In these articles that make up "Travelling Light", the bestselling author of Tracks takes us into the wilds of many countries - as well as - countries of the mind. Robyn Davidson was born on a cattle property in Queensland, Australia. She went to Sydney in the late sixties, then spent time studying in Brisbane before moving to Alice Springs, where the events of this book begin. Since then, she has traveled extensively, living in London, New York, and India. In the early 1990s, she migrated with and wrote about nomads in northwestern India. She is now based in Melbourne, but spends several months a year in the Indian Himalayas. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Travel Diary, Five Mile Press
18 Five Mile Press Travel Diary
Australia Five Mile Press 2002 1865036978 / 9781865036977 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
143 pages. This travel diary is a vital accompaniment to any adventure. Included within this handy compact log is a full-colour world map and comprehensive information on world currencies; language translations; airport to city distances; world times; world weather; useful websites for travellers; and contact details for Australian and New Zealand missions overseas. It includes - in addtion to over 100 pages for note taking/writing - Maps, Language Translations, Currencies, Travel Websites, World Times and Weather, Conversion Chart, Consulates and Embassies. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Kindness of Strangers, George, Don & Sattin,  Anthony
19 George, Don & Sattin, Anthony The Kindness of Strangers
Australia Lonely Planet 2008 1741795214 / 9781741795219 Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
271 pages. A wonderful companion for travel. A timely collection of 26 inspiring tales. This book explores the unexpected human connections that so often transform the experience of travel, and celebrates the gift of kindness around the world. 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Playing Poker with the SAS: A Comedy Tour of Iraq and Afghanistan, Gleeson, Tom
20 Gleeson, Tom Playing Poker with the SAS: A Comedy Tour of Iraq and Afghanistan
Australia University of New South Wales Press 2008 1921410914 / 9781921410918 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
144 pages. Over Christmas and New Year 200607 I went to Iraq, Kuwait, Afghanistan and some other countries I cannot name, to entertain the Australian troops. It was not because I wanted to aid the war effort. It was not because I wanted to support the diggers. It was just because I wanted to have a bit of a look. This entertaining and eye-opening book is comedian Tom Gleesons account of what he saw when he went to entertain Australian troops in the Middle East. Showing that hes willing to do anything to get a laugh even get shot Tom does all kinds of stuff he would never usually be allowed to do: fire machine guns, drive tanks in a drag race, hang out in the Green Zone in Baghdad, and play poker with the SAS. Its a trip that changes his life. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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