Someone Walks over your Grave. My Trips to Cemeteries
This book brings together a series of very particular travel chronicles around the world. The author travels countries and continents to visit something very specific and perhaps unusual: cemeteries. Famous and history-laden cemeteries such as Montparnasse in Paris, Highgate in London or the Jewish ..
Miguel de Unamuno calls trip stories to his travel chronicles. Ordered chronologically, these texts appeared in newspapers such as La Nación, in Argentina, and El Imparcial, in Madrid, as their author undertook the excursions and received the visions that they are spoken of. It is about forty chroni..
THE BOOK BEHIND THE HIT CHANNEL 5 DOCUMENTARY… A glimpse of life inside the world’s most secretive country, as told by Britain’s best-loved travel writer. In May 2018, former Monty Python stalwart and intrepid globetrotter Michael Palin spent two weeks in the notoriously secretive Democratic People’..
Since childhood, Oliver Sacks has been fascinated by ferns: an ancient class of plants able to survive and adapt in many climates. Combining Sacks' enthusiasm for natural history and the richness of humanity with his sharp and observant eye for detail, Oaxaca Journal is a rare treat. / Durante su l..
In the summer of 2008, Toni Pou was selected by the World Federation of Science Journalists, along with fourteen other journalists from the rest of the world, to cover a scientific expedition to the Canadian Arctic aboard the Amundsen, an ice breaker dedicated to the most cutting edge scientific res..
In 1921, G. K. Chesterton set out for a year-long tour of the United States. At every turn, he is reminded of the heritage shared by the two countries. He is also keenly aware of the differences which distinguish the two nations and allow the possibility of genuine friendship between the two nations..
In 1907, at the age of 33, Winston Churchill decided to undertake a trip to East Africa during the autumn holidays. The long journey made him use means of transportation as diverse as steam boat, train, car and even a long way by foot. The trip takes him to visit different cities: Mombasa, Nairobi E..
Paris, 1900, the period in which Rubén Darío lived in France. In the voice of the poet, admirer and critic of French culture, all sources resonate. The international space of the fair is, in the pen of the Nicaraguan poet, crossed by evocations of the time as Wilde, D'Annunzio and Huysmans, to name ..
Now a #1 New York Times Bestseller!A road trip book with a difference. Stars of Outlander- Sam Heughan & Graham McTavish - explore Scotland, a land of raw beauty, poetry, feuding, music, history, and warfare............................................................................