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Imagine London without the underground

Advantages: Fascinating, informative and entertaining history
Disadvantages: None

The author Although he was born in Yorkshire, Andrew Martin has long been enthralled by the London Underground. His father worked on British Rail, and Andrew himself therefore had free travel on the system as well as a Privilege Pass which entitle ...

JOHNV 06.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Underground Overground - Andrew Martin

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No wombles here!

Advantages: Interesting insight, enjoyable to read
Disadvantages: None

Underground Overground by Andrew Martin is subtitled "A Passenger's History of the Tube". Since he was young, Martin has been fascinated by the tube, and this is his attempt to tell its history, not from the historian's point of view, but as a passenger. ...

eilidhcatriona 30.05.2013 · Read full review
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Peru, I'm coming!

Advantages: great guidebook
Disadvantages: none

...-------------------- I'm using the 6th edition, published in February 2007. -------------------- Peru is one of the must-sees on my life-to-do-list. I actually bought this book long before I started planning my trip, long before I actually decided to go. ...

sun-is-shining 17.06.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Peru - Paul Hellander

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Lonely Planet Peru - a thorough guide with good advice.

Advantages: user friendly, thorough information.
Disadvantages: Slightly pricier than expected.

My husband and I purchased this book to assist us on our honeymoon. The relevant sections for our trip were easy to find and contained thorough information and advice for that area including history, local sites, accommodation, eating and drinking and dan ...

katt456 02.07.2009 · Read full review
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Northern Spirit

Advantages: Sensible size, good coverage, respects its subject, accurate
Disadvantages: Occasionally slightly outdated

...I've always had a bit of a soft spot for the Rough Guide range of guidebooks. Although I'm sometimes rubbed up the wrong way by publications that try a little too hard to be "with it", in general Rough Guides have shaken off the rather self-consciously co ...

davidbuttery 07.07.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands and Islands - Donald Reid

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