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Walking Through The Machair Flowers!

Advantages: Advantages: Brilliant book full of detail and history.
Disadvantages: Disadvantages: Some travel details are now dated.

Regular readers of some of my reviews may know that I adore the all islands of Scotland. In particular I have a special affection for those in The Outer Hebrides; I love their remote landscape and their white empty beaches, and most of all I love the peac ...

Violet1278 16.11.2009 · Read full review
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Review of 25 Walks: The Western Isles - June Parker

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Wheely saying something

Advantages: Interesting account of an unconventional childhood
Disadvantages: Lacks feeling and emotion

To be honest, if you have never heard of Dervla Murphy, the chances of "Wheels within Wheels" joining your library are slim. I think it's the kind of book that would get overlooked by browsers but as well as being of interest to fans of the author, I thin ...

fizzytom 13.09.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Wheels Within Wheels - Dervla Murphy

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Travel inspiration inside its covers

Advantages: A visual feast
Disadvantages: Arm breakingly heavy

I'm not really a fan of picture books Since I learned to read many years ago I've been of the opinion that 'books are for reading stuff' rather than 'books are for pictures'. Generally I avoid what are often referred to as ‘Coffee Table Books’ – thos ...

koshkha 26.02.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Wide Angle - Ferdinand Protzman

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Home Is Where The Heart(break) Is

Advantages: Exciting, intriguing and adventurous
Disadvantages: Literary quotes a little unnecessary

Egypt. Australia. Papua New Guinea. Spain. Pakistan. New Zealand. France. For some that list will be a random list of places, mixing those they know with those they've never considered. Others might tick off a few and have the remainder on a 'to do' ...

zoe_page 13.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Wanderlust: A Love Affair with Five Continents - Elizabeth Eaves

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Walking London

Advantages: Clearly explained routes of varying lengths, attractive locations
Disadvantages: Not many longer walks if that's what you wanted.

...boyfriend and I go for a day trip to London, he nervously asks whether we will be walking around or whether I will let him on a bus or tube. Using my own two feet is always my preference when exploring the city. I blame my parents as they used ...

ryeb 17.08.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Walking London - Andrew Duncan

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