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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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Top sights and local life made easy...

Advantages: Easy to locate information, doesn't take up a lot of room, map included
Disadvantages: You may want a book with a bit more detail and places

I have recently returned from a trip to Sydney which was made a lot easier thanks to this guide. Just before I left I received a Waterstone’s gift certificate which I used to purchase the book. I wanted to find something that was easy to read and nice a ...

Jo586 30.01.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Pocket Sydney - Peter Dragicevich

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Tripping down California's Highway 1

Advantages: Mentions places of interest which you might otherwise miss, cheap too.
Disadvantages: Written in 2003/2004 so some prices / information might be slightly outdated

In June 2007 my husband and I took a fly drive holiday to California. Being the kind of person who’s almost anal in their preparation for any holiday, I started scouting around for books to take with us months beforehand. This was one that I bought, I ...

kevin121 14.11.2009 · Read full review
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Review of California Highway 1 (Lonely Planet Road Trip) - Paige Penland

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World Travel

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Michael Palins Hemmingway Adventure is a wonderful insight into the life of one of America’s most celebrated authors. This of countries visited reads like a round the world itinery, America, Cuba, Italy, France, Spain and Africa. Palin travels to all thes ...

MarcusPerkins 22.09.2000 · Read full review

Review of Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure - Michael Palin

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Enjoyable Read.

Advantages: Interesting storyline,Good knowledge of Hemingway.
Disadvantages: Assumes readers k.nowledge of Hemingway

...This is a review of Hemingways Chair not Hemingways Adventure.Sorry for misconception! I have recently finished reading" Hemingways Chair" by Michael Palin.It was a well wriiten tale that intertwined the serious issue of globalisation with the contente ...

gypsyangel 12.12.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure - Michael Palin

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