This guide is a must for both visitors and residents who want to enjoy the wide range of recreational opportunities offered here. Connecticut measures 90 miles east to west, 75 miles north to south, with the Connecticut River cutting the state in half. It is rolling and hilly and ever changing. It is tiny, to say the least, but this wonderful state offers some of the best kept parks and forests anywhere and will not disappoint you.
Even before Susan Herrmann Loomis wrote her now-classic memoir, On Rue Tatin, Americans have been compelled by books about the French's ease with cooking. With In a French Kitchen, Loomis - an expat who long ago traded her American grocery store for a bustling French farmer's market - demystifies in lively prose the seemingly effortless je ne sais quoi behind a simple French meal.
"Good info but whiny narrator"
Check any poll of the best cities in North America, and you'll see Vancouver near the top of the list. The only places that beat it are Victoria and, sometimes, San Francisco. The biggest city in British Columbia, Vancouver is famed for letting its residents do pretty much any outdoor activity. The city is the art and culture capital of the province as well. Then there's the wild. Stanley Park is one of the biggest municipal parks anywhere. Vancouver is also Canada's melting pot. There's a little something for everybody here, and this is the most detailed guide you will find to the city.
Canada is a beautiful developed country that is known for its natural beauty. However, Canada is not only known for its almost unparalleled natural allure. It is also known for its beautiful cosmopolitan cities that are safe, clean, and well developed. Canada is considered as one of the most livable countries in the world.
Planning a trip to Japan and don't know where to go? Have no idea where to start this trip in this wonderful country your about to see? Should you stay in the city or outside the city? You for sure don't want to miss seeing Mount Fuji! How about the Himeji Castle?
Planning a trip to China and don't know where to go? Have no idea where to start this trip in this wonderful country you're about to see? You're going to be one of China's 56 million visitors this year? Should you stay in the city or outside the city? You for sure don't want to miss seeing the forbidden city! How about the Great Wall of China? How about what to buy in China? Shopping? Want to know where you can bargain shop? And what to buy? All the answers are just one click away! Discover China right now with what we cover in this audiobook!
Get on a plane today and see Europe and its hottest attractions! If you're planning a getaway, nothing's more perfect than Getaway Guides! Everything you need in one book for your travels to Europe! Know the tourist attractions, best beaches, and which districts to shop in! Don't waste your time searching over the Internet, asking friends or family, find it yourself inside! See the Eiffel Tower, The Tower Bridge, and the Grand Canal!
When in Rome, do as the Romans do. That's the saying, and it's not bad advice. So what should you do in Rome? This audiobook will give you an insider's best advice on what to see, what to do, and how to do it so you get maximum enjoyment out of your visit.
No other guide provides such detailed information on hotels at all price levels, restaurants, shopping, and other activities - from climbing the volcanoes to finding the best beaches and dive spots. The authors live on the Big Island, so they know it as only insiders do. The best spas, golf courses, horseback riding, hikes, and bike rides.
If you decide to make your next great getaway to Florence, Italy, you need this book. There is a high probability you may contract Stendhal Syndrome, "a condition in which a person becomes lightheaded or dizzy because he or she has seen a lot of beautiful artwork in rapid succession".
Details of all the state and national parks. This describes them all, from the vast national parks to little-visited wilderness preserves. Facilities, hiking trails, fees, campgrounds, fishing, canoeing, history, nearby attractions, directions - everything you need. Park maps show what to find and where to find it. Filled with contact numbers and addresses.
Crater Lake National Park is a rare place of ineffable, distracting beauty. Its lake - Crater Lake - is remarkable. It is the deepest lake in the United States and the deepest volcanic lake in the world. The lake formed when Mount Mazama (one of the many ancient volcanic peaks that dot the landscape like a string of pearls stretching from British Columbia to Northern California) exploded in a violent eruption about 7,700 years ago.
You'll find all of the information you need to plan your trip and make it a great success. The English Cotswolds are a chain of undulating, limestone foothills that encompass a quiet, idyllic world of sleepy little towns and villages nestled among the hills and dales. Rising to just over 1,000 feet at the highest point on Cleeve Hill, the Cotswolds are spread across a half-dozen West Midland counties, including Gloucestershire, Avon, Wiltshire, Hereford and Worcester and Oxfordshire.
""A Yellow Pages" - Put me to sleep forwrongreasons"
Here is a fabulous new addition to this acclaimed travel-guide series. Pocket Adventures Switzerland is packed with all the practical travel information you could ever need, including places to stay and eat, tourist information resources, destination-specific travel advice, emergency information, and sections on the region's history and geography that provide listeners with the background knowledge essential to a fantastic holiday.
A vacation at a golf resort - it's a specialized niche for a savvy group that knows what it wants. What they want is golf, so the Nicols have devoted hours of attention to yardage, par, green fees, and special course features for hundreds of golf courses in Florida.
Looking for an antidote for the doldrums? Take a romantic vacation on Nantucket. This book explores the most romantic inns and hotels to suit all budgets.
At the start of the 17th century, Paris was known for a few monuments, but it had not yet put its brand on urban space. Like many European cities, it was still emerging from its medieval past. But within a century, Paris would be transformed into the modern and mythic city we now know. Most people associate the signature characteristics of Paris with the 19th century. Joan DeJean demonstrates that the Parisian model for urban space was in fact invented two centuries earlier, when the first full design for the French capital was implemented.
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Going-to-the-Sun Road, in Glacier National Park, is one of the most spectacular drives in the world. It promises sensational mountain scenery and the opportunity to view wildlife up close. You won’t be disappointed!
Interested in experiencing the outdoors but overwhelmed by everything you need to know to backpack safely? Do you have a sudden itch to venture out into the wilderness, wake up next to a babbling brook somewhere and watch the sun slowly come over the horizon? Are you ready to escape (albeit temporarily) from the daily grind and a society that prioritizes consumerism over all else? Backpacking allows us to experience nature in a way that simply isn't achievable through other means.
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Yellowstone is a land of extreme diversity. Nowhere else will you find wolves, bison, and grizzlies living among the largest concentration of hot springs and geysers in the world. The park’s 2.2 million acres is an incongruous landscape of bubbling hot, lunar-like geothermal features, lush green rolling meadowlands, snow covered mountain peaks, colorful canyons, waterfalls, lakes and untamed rivers. It is a park so large, so complex and so fascinating it seems fitting that it owns the title as our world’s first national park! Travel Audios’ park approved audio tour will help you understand what you are seeing and smelling! It is not a mile-by-mile guide; it can be listened to anywhere. It features an impressive group of knowledgeable Park Ranger geologists, biologists and naturalists who explain the geological processes that created the landscape and why this area in Wyoming is such a geothermal hot spot. They’ll tell you about their studies and observations of the park’s wildlife and their experience with massive forest fires.
Welcome to Prague. Once the capital of the Holy Roman Empire she now draws in over 4 million international visitors each year. So what makes the Czech Capital one of the World's top destinations? A UNESCO World Heritage Site with fantastic shopping and memorable nightlife, the city's history, culture and arts combine to create a memorable experience.
Whether you're planning your trip or already there, Frommer's Best of London will take you through the top 20 sites, from Big Ben to the Eye. This tour includes a map to help you get around, and itineraries to put it all together. Pauline Frommer, travel expert and creator of Pauline Frommer's Travel Guides, guides you through the best of England's capital city.
Get ready for a one-of-a-kind audio experience: discover Rome through intimate, guided audio walking tours of the city's most historic and enchanting quarters. There are four guided tours for you to listen to as you walk through Rome, plus essential Italian words and phrases that every traveler wants to know.
What is visible to the naked eye has been exhaustively raked over; in Underground London, acclaimed travel writer Stephen Smith provides an alternative guide and history of the capital. It's a journey through the passages and tunnels of the city, the bunkers and tunnels, crypts and shadows. As well as being a contemporary tour of underground London, it's also an exploration through time.
With Jane guiding you through the Pantheon, you will be immersed in the mystery, meaning and the eternal principles of this ancient monument, appreciating the architecture and the art in the context of history. You will come away with a deep and lasting understanding of the essence of this remarkable place.
On this walk through Barcelona, you'll experience the "visual architectural party" of the city's streets; wander the Boqueria Market, Europe's largest, where produce is art and every possible kind of seafood is on brilliant display; ramble through the Rambunctious Ramblas; stop for hot chocolate and churros and learn how chocolate came to Barcelona; walk through a lush, green cloister with its bubbling fountains and gabbling geese....
London, a huge and bustling metropolis, does not reveal itself to the casual visitor. To discover its hidden wonders, you must investigate its streets and squares on foot. Now with Londonwalks Audio Guide, you can put on your earphones, keep your eyes on the historic buildings, colorful shops, and hidden courtyards, while you listen to the history, scandal, and architectural curiosity of one of the most magnificent cities of Europe.
"Nice Walking Tour of London"
Experience beautiful San Francisco! Fisherman's Wharf, the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Pier 39, Alcatraz, the Cannery, Ghirardelli Square, and Fort Mason are all highlighted on this richly orchestrated audio program. The San Francisco Waypoint Tour unlocks the fascinating highlights, history, and nature of the Fisherman's Wharf & Maritime Park area in an entertaining, educational audio guide designed to help plan your travel adventures and enhance your travel experience.
This Jane's Smart Art Audio Guide is in-depth and indispensable: for art-lovers and history-buffs, it's the smart way to visit St. Peter's Basilica! Huge in both scale and history, St. Peter's can be overwhelming. But with Jane's engaging narration guiding you through this magnificent building, appreciating the art and architecture, step-by-step, in the context of history, you will experience a deep and lasting appreciation of the essence of this remarkable place.
The Coloseum, Villa Borghese, the Piazza di Spagna, the Trevi Fountain, and the Capuchin Church of Santa Maria della Concezione whose macabre crypt had impressed the likes of Mark Twain and Marquis de Sade; these are just some of the landmarks William Murray points out on his walking tour of Rome. Having grown up in the city, Murray makes for an expert (and engaging) tour guide who captures Rome's sights, sounds, and flavors, while also revealing its mythologized history and folklore.
"Fun listen before heading to Rome"
Explore the fascinating highlights, history, geology, and nature of Grand Teton National Park with this entertaining, educational, orchestrated, self-guided Waypoint Tour, complete with travel expert stories and detailed tour maps. Your personal tour guide for Grand Teton travel adventure!
Get ready for a one-of-a-kind audio experience: discover Paris through intimate, guided audio walking tours of the city's most historic and enchanting quarters. There are four tours for you to listen to as you walk through the City of Light, plus essential French words and phrases that every traveler wants to know.
"Good tours, annoying lessons"
Walk with us through the Left Bank and discover the Pantheon and the Boulevard Saint Germain. We'll show you one of the best food markets in Paris and explain why the great short story writer Guy de Maupassant had lunch at the top of the Eiffel tower every day. We finish our tour at the Arc de Triomphe and show how it fits into a striking pattern of great arches, new and old, across this elegant city.
Yosemite became a National Park in 1890, 200 million years after the granite rocks formed within the earth; 20,000 years after glaciers eroded the gritty granite; 4,000 years after Ahwahneechee Indians were caretakers of the meadows; 2,000 years after Grizzly Giant, one of the largest and oldest sequoias was a seedling; and 41 years after gold was discovered in California.
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