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Memory Is The Only Mirror: thoughts on Petra

Advantages: The pictures, the words
Disadvantages: Might take a bit of effort to get hold off at a reasonable price in the UK

...To avoid any potential confusion, the book I am referring to is Jane Taylor's tourist guide to Petra (2005 edition) and not the more historically focused Petra & the Nabateans. Guidebooks serve many different purposes: some are to help you decide what ...

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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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So many Cities and so little time!

Advantages: Lovely photos and intersting
Disadvantages: Hard to find specific places as not much logic in the set out

501 Must Visit Cities – ISBN - 978-0-753716-03-8 This is yet another of my many travel inspiration books that grace our shelves and get thumbed through regularly. We use ours as more that just coffee table books as we read them thoroughly prior to visi ...

catsholiday 28.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of 501 Must Visit Cities - D. Brown

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A Reminder That Life Is Too Short....

Advantages: Good Coffee Table book; fun to browse through
Disadvantages: I'm never going to visit all these places without a large lottery win

I have a weakness for coffee table type travel books, I forever pick them up and browse through then and lose all track of time deciding how I would spend my lottery winnings and where I'd go next. One of my favourites in the Lonely Planet Travel Book an ...

Essexgirl2006 23.04.2008 · Read full review
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