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Scandinavians

by Michelle Anne Schingler

"Scandinavians" engages with the explorer’s spirit that still sheaths the north lands in romance. Robert Ferguson’s "Scandinavians" is a work that is certain to delight curious adventurers as it captures rich cultural histories with... Read More

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Thousand-Miler

by Susan Waggoner

Radzicki McManus’s is a congenial, adventurous, and inspiring trek through America’s wilderness. Melanie Radzicki McManus’s "Thousand-Miler" is an absorbing and enlightening first-person account of a thru-trekking adventure. The... Read More

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Life at Sea

by Becky Diamond

Layton’s book is a fresh voyage through a fascinating subject, bringing the feeling of sailing to the page. In Life at Sea: From Caravels to Cruise Ships, anthropologist Monique Layton relates her experiences on modern liners to the... Read More

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Tracking Gobi Grizzlies

by Kristine Morris

“In a remote and pitiless desert on the other side of the world from North America lives a bear that science understands only poorly so far and the general public isn’t aware of at all,” writes wildlife biologist Douglas Chadwick.... Read More

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Patagonian Road

by Kristine Morris

“When I began my journey, I anticipated danger at every turn,” writes Kate McCahill, whose rugged solo trip, mostly by bus, took her through ten Latin American countries. When she started out, following Paul Theroux’s 1979 route in... Read More

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Tonoharu

by Peter Dabbene

Lars Martinson closes his stark tale about isolation and the foreign experience in Tonoharu: Part Three. "Tonoharu", the Japanese town where central character Dan Wells teaches English, is the setting for Dan and his supporting cast of... Read More

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Mountain Lines

by Michelle Anne Schingler

In this spirited account of a walk through the Alps, inspiration carries through. “One discovers a whole new level of solitude on the inside of a cloud five thousand miles from home,” writes Jonathan Arlan in "Mountain Lines", an... Read More

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