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DK - Supplying ideas but not the detail

Advantages: Good for ideas for what to see; great photography
Disadvantages: Map too small; repetitive; not much detail

DK is not the first publisher I would turn to when looking to purchase a travel guide. I tend to buy Lonely Planet or Rough Guides as a first choice but lately I’ve bought Bradt guides as they’ve been the only thing available for my destination. When ...

fizzytom 29.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Malta and Gozo - Mary-Ann Gallagher

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YUMMY PICTURES, GOOD INFORMATION.

Advantages: Lots of facts not lots of reading
Disadvantages: Not cheap

...because I was due to take a long holiday in Canada and wanted some ideas on what to see. A lot of the other guides on the market did not inspire me because they had to much detail and I wanted a guide to flick through rather than ea ...

nicolasreed 01.10.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Canada - Michael Ivory

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EXCELLENT TRUE STORY OF PERCY FAWCETT IN THE AMAZON

Advantages: True life adventure story by an outstanding author including pictures.
Disadvantages: None - Great Book and Author!!

...David Grann writes for the The New Yorker and is outstanding at what he does. He also is the author of The Devil and Sherlock Holmes. Lost City and The Devil are two outstanding books that are true stories of mayhem, adventure, deceipt, and exploration. ...

Shadow50 03.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Lost City Of Z - David Grann

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