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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 ...

hiker 25.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Petra - Jane Taylor

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Took us from Capetown to Kruger and many places in between

Advantages: Interesting guides useful maps and great photos and 2D diagrams
Disadvantages: Quite expensive but then most up to date travel guides are

DK Eye Witness Guide to South AfricaISBN: 1405311150WHAT DO YOU GET? They are usually in a heavy paperback form with a good solid cover which has flaps like a hardback book might have. They are all in ...

catsholiday 02.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: South Africa - Michael Brett, Brian Johnson-Barker, Marielle Renssen

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Eentrails, gristle, floating fat sounds so tempting for a feast!

Advantages: A interesting personal travel experience
Disadvantages: Not places that everyone can get to

Expresso with the Headhunters: A journey through the jungles of Borneo by John WassnerWHY DID YOU CHOOSE THIS?This was bought by me from Amazon prior to our own travels to Borneo as I like to read books set in p ...

catsholiday 22.04.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Expresso with the Headhunters - John Wassner

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Freeloading

Advantages: Some good suggestions
Disadvantages: Some unoriginal suggestions

I selected this book from Amazon because, well, who doesn't love a free day out? It has been written by husband and wife team Ben and Dinah Hatch, and I had high hopes for discovering some unusual places to visit. My first port of call was to check wh ...

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Review of Frommer's Britain for Free: Great Days Out - Ben Hatch, Dinah Hatch

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Welsh Wanderings

Advantages: Amusing, poignant and enjoyable to read
Disadvantages: Bias towards South Wales

"Some are born Welsh. Some achieve Welshness. I am going to thrust myself upon Wales". Jasper Rees is a thoroughly English man; born in London, educated at Harrow, and brought up to cheer whenever he crossed the Severn Bridge in an e ...

Collingwood21 08.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Bred of Heaven - Jasper Rees

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