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New Look Lonely Planet

Advantages: Well researched, up to date, mix of info and pictures
Disadvantages: Not For Me

...I have always been a big fan of the Lonely Planet series of travel guides. I love how substantial they feel, and how good they look on my bookshelves. However, I did occasionally get frustrated that the books could be a bit word-heavy and that I didn't al ...

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Review of Lonely Planet Istanbul - Lonely Planet

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A good guide to the city of Istanbul

Advantages: Good info
Disadvantages: ?

...rough guide to Istanbul I also took out the lonely planet city guide from the library. The Lonely planet city guide is a slightly larger book to the rough guide it is 13 cm x 20cm x 1.25cm. 1/4 cm it has 244 pages, I think the font/script ...

mumsymary 10.11.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Istanbul - Lonely Planet

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Beautiful pictures from around the world in one stunning book

Advantages: Beautiful, Amazing images, large and simply set out.
Disadvantages: Perhaps a little pricey but look around for deals on the internet

This book is simply stunning. Perfect for leaving out on your coffee table for it's sure to impress as well as being highly engrossing! I could spend hours looking at this beautiful book and its super photographs. Laid out and divided into sections; each ...

Kielly 08.04.2010 · Read full review
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Review of One People - Many Journeys - Lonely Planet

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This one doesn't sparkle

Advantages: All Italy in one guide
Disadvantages: Uneven coverage.

...I guess its inevitable that a series as large as lonely planet will be uneven, but it's a shame nonetheless. The Italy guide is uneven in its coverage. For example Alto-Adige province (the German speaking South Tyrol) is very scantilly covered, wit a lot ...

Aquila 27.08.2000 · Read full review

Review of Lonely Planet Italy - Lonely Planet

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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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