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The Wild Rover

Advantages: Makes me want to put my walking boots on, authors sense of humour
Disadvantages: Relatively poor quality illustrations, some subjects not covered in depth.

...I picked up a copy of The Wild Rover to give me something to read on a long train journey. Described on the cover as a "blistering journey along Britain's footpaths", I first thought this non fiction travel book seemed a little dull. I like walking myself ...

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Review of The Wild Rover - Mike Parker

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Great guide to a great city but with layout issues (RG Amsterdam)

Advantages: comprehensive, informative, opinionated
Disadvantages: idiotic layout of the listing section separating sightseeing, eating, snacking and drinking

...The short of it A great guide to a fascinating city, marred a bit by an infuriating layout in the listings section. Still, very much recommended. The longer story The Good This Rough Guide is as comprehensive, up to date and well res ...

skyelightsmoke 20.01.2017 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to Amsterdam - Karoline Densley

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Australia Lonely Planet guide - great as usual

Advantages: Lots of information, good photos
Disadvantages: Heavy!

...Lonely Planet is one of the top travel guides worldwide, particularly for the backpacker market, though nowadays their reviews and suggestions cater much more for the top end of the market too. The 13th edition of their guide to Australia was published in ...

cathy_m80 11.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Australia (Lonely Planet Country Guide) - Paul Smitz

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India to take away

Advantages: Easy to read, and lovely photography
Disadvantages: None at all.

...Summer 2007 saw the 60th anniversary of the 'Partition' through India and the formation of Pakistan. The end of the Raj era and British rule resulted in unrest in the collection of Kingdoms which formed 'India', and the British, in their 'wisdom' decided ...

orlando 29.03.2008 · Read full review
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Review of India with Sanjeev Bhaskar - Sanjeev Bhaskar

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We Called it "The Bible"

Advantages: Ist contains all you need to know and more
Disadvantages: a bit heavy to carry around

...I was pretty excited about my trip. Three months India and a month in Nepal was my dream vacation I had saved up for. I had researched and read many books, got my shots, my malaria pills, and, ahem, packed the hygiene products and water-cleaning pills. I ...

A_M_Benneter 14.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of India (Lonely Planet Country Guide) - Sarina Singh

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