South Downs Way 2013


Author: Paul Millmore
Publisher: Aurum Press
ISBN: 9781781310885
Category: South Downs Way (England)
Page: 168
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The South Downs Way runs for 100 miles (160 km) over the chalk downland of Sussex and Hampshire, from Eastbourne to Winchester. It is one of only two National Trails that can be used not only by walkers but also by cyclists and horse-riders for its entire length This is the complete, official guide for the long-distance walker or the weekend stroller. All you need is this one book. National Trail Guides are the official guidebooks to the fifteen National Trails in England and Wales and are published in association with Natural England, the official body charged with developing and maintaining the Trails.

The South Downs Way

Described east-west and west-east
Author: Kev Reynolds
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
ISBN: 1849654115
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 192
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This walking guidebook to the South Downs Way National Trail covers the entirety of the 100 mile route from Winchester to Eastbourne with route descriptions from west to east and east to west. The route is described in 12 stages, accompanied by OS maps and information on accommodation and facilities en route for each day's walking. The South Downs Way explore the Sussex Downs and East Hampshire Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, often along ancient tracks, linking points of interest such as Medieval villages, Iron Age hill forts, and the Long Man of Wilmington - England's largest chalk-figure. The route traces an escarpment for most of the way, providing sweeping views, rarely descending to towns and villages except for the interruption of rich green river valleys, resulting in a surprisingly secretive walk. As well as detailed route descriptions, this guidebook includes practical information on walking the South Downs Way, such as advice on finding accommodation, facilities en route to resupply, as well as details on the best way to travel to and from the start and finish of the walk. The result is an ideal companion for a trek across the South Downs. This guide is part of a two-book series on the North and South Downs Ways.

The Rough Guide to Kent, Sussex and Surrey


Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Rough Guides UK
ISBN: 0241314720
Category: Travel
Page: 336
View: 1393

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The Rough Guide to Kent, Sussex and Surrey is the most comprehensive travel guide to this beautiful region. Discover the area's highlights with stunning photography, itineraries and colour-coded maps, plus up-to-date listings and information. You'll find detailed practical advice on what to see and do, from ancient castles, magnificent gardens and modern art galleries to award-winning vineyards, white-sand beaches and walks in the South Downs National Park. Comprehensive, up-to-date reviews highlight the best B&Bs, campsites, cafés, restaurants and pubs for all budgets, giving you expert advice on which of Whitstable's famous oyster bars or Brighton's buzzy beach bars to try first. Whether you're visiting for a weekend or a longer stay, The Rough Guide to Kent, Sussex and Surrey is all you need for the perfect trip.

Insight Guides England (Travel Guide eBook)


Author: Insight Guides
Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited
ISBN: 1786716666
Category: Travel
Page: N.A
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England's wealth of history and culture will fascinate any visitor. Be inspired to visit by the new edition of Insight Guide England, a comprehensive full-colour guide to this rich and varied country. Inside Insight Guide England: A fully-overhauled edition by our expert regional authors. Stunning, specially-commissioned new photography that brings this scenic country and its people to life. Highlights of the country's top attractions, including its ancient monuments, castles, stately homes and world-class museums in our Best of England. Descriptive region-by-region accounts cover the whole country from its dynamic capital London to the beauty of the West Country and the Lake District, and the historic cities of Oxford, Bath and York. Detailed, high-quality maps throughout will help you get around and travel tips give you all the essential information for planning a memorable trip. About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure. 'Insight Guides has spawned many imitators but is still the best of its type.' - Wanderlust Magazine

Insight Guides: Great Breaks Brighton, Sussex & the South Downs


Author: Insight Guides
Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited
ISBN: 1780059981
Category: Travel
Page: N.A
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Ideal for on-the-spot use, Great Breaks Brighton, Sussex and the South Downs makes the perfect companion for both first-time and repeat visitors. The Top 10 section is designed to help you get the most out of your trip, highlighting the best the region has to offer, from fun-filled Brighton to the picturesque villages of Sussex. Carefully planned walks and tours take you on a journey through the lanes and beachfront attractions of the city and beyond to the nearby coastline and countryside. All routes are timed and accompanied by easy-to-follow maps with detailed information on transport and where to find the best locally produced food, plus fascinating facts and tips. Accommodation listings cover everything from family-friendly B&Bs and self-catering cottages to stylish boutique hotels. Containing beautiful full-colour photography and invaluable information, Great Breaks Brighton, Sussex and the South Downs is the perfect companion for any visitor to this delightful part of England. About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-color print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travelers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure. 'Insight Guides has spawned many imitators but is still the best of its type.' - Wanderlust Magazine

Mountain Biking on the South Downs


Author: Peter Edwards
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
ISBN: 184965753X
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 240
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The South Downs is a mountain biker's paradise. Thousands of kilometres of well-maintained byways and bridleways can be combined to create seemingly inexhaustible route combinations. The 26 routes in this book are graded (blue, red and black) for a range of abilities, and grouped into 6 sections: The South Downs Way National Trail (the whole route described in 3 stages) and routes around Winchester, Chichester and Petersfield, Arundel and Worthing, Brighton and Lewes and Eastbourne. They range from 14km to 57km in length and up to 95% off road, providing plenty of challenge for any mountain biker. Many tracks traverse well-drained chalk downland, providing superlative off-road conditions for much of the year. All routes are clearly illustrated on OS maps with numbered stages linking the route descriptions to maps. Extensive information is also included on facilities and services, including bike shops and mechanics, cafes, pubs and food shops, accommodation and transport links and tips on bike gear and preparation.

Anderson's Travel Companion

A Guide to the Best Non-fiction and Fiction for Travelling
Author: Sarah Anderson
Publisher: Scolar Press
ISBN: 9781859280133
Category: Travel
Page: 552
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For those who want to find out about and read the literature of the countries of their choice, this reference is the author's personal selection, covering guidebooks, books about food, history, art and architecture, religion, outdoor activities, illustrated books, autobiographies and biographies, no

Auf Tour in Europa

das Handbuch für die Europäischen Fernwanderwege
Author: Hans Jürgen Gorges
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783813403381
Category: Europe
Page: 239
View: 6557

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Menschenkind


Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644002657
Category: Fiction
Page: 400
View: 1665

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Ein großes Epos über die Sklaverei – der bekannteste Roman der Nobelpreisträgerin. Sethe - die auf der Flucht aus der Sklaverei ihr Leben riskierte, ihren Mann verlor und ein Kind begraben musste, die unvorstellbares Leid ertrug und dennoch nicht den Verstand verlor - lebt seit langem in einem kleinen Haus am Rande von Cincinnati, wo sie die Vergangenheit auszulöschen versucht. Doch im Haus Nr. 124 der Bluestone Road treibt ein Spuk sein Unwesen: Der widerspenstige Geist von Sethes Tochter, die vor achtzehn Jahren ums Leben kam, will nicht vergessen werden. Das Kleinkind, dessen Tod Sethe nicht überwinden kann, starb namenlos; sein Grab trägt allein das Wort "Menschenkind". Als Paul D eines Tages vor Sethes Tür steht, reißt er alte Wunden wieder auf - und setzt so einen schmerzhaften Heilungsprozess in Gang... „Menschenkind“ wurde von den Juroren der New York Times zum besten amerikanischen Roman der letzten 25 Jahre gewählt. "Moderne Weltliteratur. Eine bravouröse Leistung." Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Britain


Author: Ryan Ver Berkmoes
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781864501476
Category: Great Britain
Page: 1088
View: 2005

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A jolly good travel guide that covers England, Scotland and Wales with in-depth information on Britain's unique historical and cultural heritage, the lowdown on entertainment from pub crawls to festivals, as well as a multitude of places to stay, eat and shop. color photos. 147 maps.

Walk Britain


Author: Ramblers' Association
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781901184686
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 320
View: 4624

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Britain

A Lonely Planet Travel Survival Kit
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780864425188
Category: Great Britain
Page: 1034
View: 7598

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This comprehensive guide to England, Scotland and Wales covers all the great sights, but also takes you to less touristed places - quiet country lanes, untouched villages, dramatic coastlines and forgotten corners.160 maps, including 12 colour maps of Londonextensive guide to London's cultural and historic sights, nightlife and shoppinginformation on the Channel Islands and the Isle of Mancomprehensive guide to British architecture, and glossary of architectural termsnotes on British history, literature, theatre, film and musicaccommodation and eating options for every budget, from camping to historic homes, self-catering to the Ritz26 pages of colour photographsdetails on public transport and self-drive optionswelsh language section

Der Geist der Science-Fiction

Roman
Author: Roberto Bolaño
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104906629
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 256
View: 9291

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Ein Roman aus dem Nachlass des großen Roberto Bolaño! Dieser frühe Roman, in dem man die Figuren aus Bolaños gefeiertem Werk Die wilden Detektive wiedererkennen mag, zeigt die Meisterschaft des jungen Autors: seine ungestüme Originalität und den eleganten Bruch mit Erzählkonventionen. Mexiko-Stadt in den Siebzigern: Die jungen Chilenen Remo Morán und Jan Schrella wohnen in einer schäbigen Mansarde und träumen vom Schreiben. Den bürgerlichen Werten entsagen sie, ihre Zeit ist der magische Moment zwischen Nacht und Tag. Während Remo sich rauschhaft treiben lässt, schreibt Jan unentwegt Briefe an seine Lieblings-Science-Fiction-Autoren, darunter Ursula K. Le Guin, Robert Silverberg und James Tiptree jr., mit der Bitte um Hilfe für sein von FBI und CIA unterdrücktes Lateinamerika. Bolaños unbekümmertes Übertreten aller Genregrenzen, seine literarische Spielfreude: In »Der Geist der Science-Fiction« ist schon alles angelegt, was aus Bolaño diesen Ausnahmeschriftsteller gemacht hat.

Fodor's upCLOSE Great Britain


Author: Fodor's,David Downing,Christina Knight
Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications
ISBN: 9780679003793
Category: Travel
Page: 432
View: 5009

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Provides inside information for budget travelers to the United Kingdom, including transportation, accomodations, restaurants, sightseeing, amusements, and other points of interest throughout Britain.