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Family Travel Experiences
cover One Year Off: Leaving It All Behind For A Round-The-World Journey With Our Children by David Elliot-Cohen
David Cohen shares the tale of his family's year-long trip through 14 countries on five continents. The book describes all the highs and lows with humour and in detail. This book will appeal to anyone with young children.
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cover The Farther You Go: The Closer You Get by Laura Manske
A collection of 45 essays about traversing the globe with loved ones. James O'Reilly talks of the travails of traipsing around France for several months with three small children in tow, Jane Meyers writes of taking a Mediterranean vacation with her long-ago-divorced husband for the sake of their two grown children and Andre Aciman - who grew up in the seaside town of Alexandria, Egypt - learns you can't necessarily go home again.
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cover Himalaya by Michael Palin
This book, compiled from Michael Palin's diaries, records the pleasure and pain of an extraordinary journey through some of the most beautiful but dangerous regions of the world. Basil Pao, the photographer of Sahara, Full Circle and Pole to Pole captures the beauty of the scenery..
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cover Long Way Round by Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman
Fellow film actors and bike enthusiasts Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman travel 20,000 miles around the world by motorbike. They encounter many troublesome situations on the way, ranging from extreme and threatening weather to impenetrable terrain, and face challenges such as caviar fishing in the Caspian sea, wrestling with the Mongolian Olympic team and riding with the Canadian Mounties.
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