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Russia: a journey to the heart of the country and its people

Advantages: informative, well reported historical facts and interesting encounters with locals
Disadvantages: too much personal life of the journalist in the book (not inherent to the context)

Russia (A Journey to the Heart of a Land and its People) is a report about a journey through Russia, by a distinguished broadcaster and author Jonathan Dimbleby. The journey starts in Murmansk, in the Article Circle and ends in Vladivostock, in the Far ...

Lelo 13.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Russia - Jonathan Dimbleby

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A Clear and Easy Read

Advantages: Clear; Interesting; Basic Information; Great destinations.
Disadvantages: Heavy

As I love travelling so much but can never afford to go to places very often, this is the next best thing. I received this book as a gift for Christmas last year and I have become completely immersed in it and discovered beautiful destinations which I hav ...

mc_uk100 18.06.2013 · Read full review
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Review of 501 Must-Visit Destinations - David Brown

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Lose yourself in the Dark Continent

Advantages: Informative and very entertaining
Disadvantages: Could have been a bit longer but that's just me

"Q: What do you do when you're dumped by the Girl Next Door? A: Throw yourself into another madcap adventure and travel from Cape Town to Cairo." After breaking up with the GND (Girl Next Door), his travelling companion on his last trip, Peter Moo ...

frankiefromings13 17.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Swahili for the Broken-hearted - Peter Moore

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Travel - The Way It Should Be

Advantages: Insightful and Humurous
Disadvantages: I cannot think of any disadvantages

Peter Moore is an incredibly courageous independent traveller who has been to some of the most inhospitable countries this world has to offer – but he always seems to see the lighter side of them. His books are a truly insightful look at travel in countri ...

Hoof 23.07.2003 · Read full review
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Crossing a Continent - no-one said it would be easy

Advantages: Simply brilliant - travel writing at its best
Disadvantages: None

When you reach the end of Fran Sandham's solo walk across Africa, as he finally dips his toe into the Indian Ocean, you need to go back to the beginning and start again. Lots of books make you want to do that. In this case, you actually need to: in orde ...

hiker 03.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Traversa - Fran Sandham

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