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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 ...

ryeb 16.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Wild Rover - Mike Parker

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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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With this book, India is not at all Lonely!!!

Advantages: very well researched data, in depth information, well catalogued
Disadvantages: none (if you don't consider the size of the book)

Now, I'm an Indian. I was born and brought up in this wonderful country. For the last 5 years, we've been taking 3-4 vacations each year and for each of them, i'm depending on this wonderful book, which was published in London!!! That talks volumes about ...

crownaditya 11.03.2008 · Read full review
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Review of India (Lonely Planet Country Guide) - Sarina Singh

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There must be something better out there!

Advantages: Information regarding transport between cities was useful, but can alternatively use the net
Disadvantages: Accomodation sections are unuseful or even completely wrong, bar & club sections were unuseful

...This book was a great disappointment. Perhaps partly because there was so much hype about "The Book" for India, but mostly because I generally need travel guides to tell me what areas are safe and cheap to stay in the Lonely Planet India failed on this po ...

FredBB 05.04.2009 · Read full review
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Review of India (Lonely Planet Country Guide) - Sarina Singh

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Germany Condensed

Advantages: Excellent detail; lively texts; covers a range of budgets
Disadvantages: Latest edition has squeezed out some interesting destinations; too bulky for traveling with

The world of travel is as likely as any other to be affected by trends; each January we find out the travel writers’ tips for the must visit destinations for the forthcoming year, and a hit movie or an unexpected news event can see the popularity of a hit ...

fizzytom 01.08.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to Germany - Gordon McLachlan

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