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Wanderlust

Wanderlust

A History of Walking

  • Author: Rebecca Solnit
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 9780140286014
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 326
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A cultural history of walking explores the ancient practice, from ancient Greece to the present, delving into Wordsworth, Gary Snyder, Rousseau, Jane Austen, and other cultural and literary icons to show how this basic activity has been imagined throughout history. 17,500 first printing.

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Wanderlust

A Modern Yogi's Guide to Discovering Your Best Self

  • Author: Jeff Krasno,Sarah Herrington,Nicole Lindstrom
  • Publisher: Rodale Books
  • ISBN: 1623363519
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 304
  • View: 7126
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Like the wildly popular festivals that have taken the yoga world by storm, Wanderlust is a road map for the millions of people engaged in cultivating their best selves. For the 20 million people who grab their yoga mats in the United States every week, this book gives a completely unique way to understand "yoga"—not just as something to do in practice, but as a broader principle for living. Wanderlust helps readers navigate their personal path and find their own true north, curating principles that embody the brand and lifestyle—authentic yoga practices, provocative thinking, music, art, good food, eco-friendly activities, and more. Each chapter includes expert yoga instruction by renowned teachers; inspiring music playlists to motivate readers to practice; thought-provoking art; awesome recipes for delicious, healthy foods to sustain a yoga regimen; and fun, unexpected detours. This wide array of ideas and beautiful visuals is designed to be hyper-stimulating—whether a reader follows the arc of the book from beginning to end or dips into chapters at random, she is sure to find something pleasing to the eye, to feel motivated to practice, and to want to reach for her deepest desires and dreams. This book brings the Wanderlust festival experience into any reader's home.

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Wanderlust

A Love Affair with Five Continents

  • Author: Elisabeth Eaves
  • Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
  • ISBN: 1459614526
  • Category: Large print books
  • Page: 396
  • View: 4293
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This book documents the impulses that drive Elisabeth Eaves' insatiable hunger for the rush of the unfamiliar. She is both restless vagabond and astute observer as she crisscrosses five continents, chasing the exotic in both culture and romance. She loses herself in the jungles of Papua New Guinea, rekindles old love and new passion in Cairo, and finds an intinerant brotherhood of raucous men in the land Down Under. Like the random possessions she leaves in her wake, from Australia to Yemen, she also leaves behind a string of lovers. But this is about more than just sensual conquest; it is also a journey of self-discovery, in which her pursuit ultimately guides her home - back cover.

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Wanderlust

  • Author: Chris Dyer
  • Publisher: Plume Books
  • ISBN: 9780452283794
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 273
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Writing a low-budget travel column for a New York newspaper is a dream for young Kate Bogart, but as she soon finds, the travel fulfills her--but the distance it kills her. A saucy and lighthearted novel that will leave readers happy to be along for the ride.

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Wanderlust

  • Author: Ann Aguirre
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 9781440639258
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 320
  • View: 5276
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Broke and unemployed, "Jumper" Sirantha Jax accepts a diplomatic mission for the government only to find herself up against Syndicate criminals, man-eating aliens, and her own grim, space-weakened body. From the Paperback edition.

Wanderlust

Wanderlust

  • Author: Danielle Steel
  • Publisher: Dell
  • ISBN: 9780307567048
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 512
  • View: 6093
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Wanderlust is the story of Audrey Driscoll. Orphaned young, Audrey has grown up caring for her eccentric millionaire grandfather and her demanding younger sister, Annabelle, who assume she will always be there for them. Sheltered yet restless, responsible beyond her years yet hungering for experience, Audrey is hopelessly bound until she herself makes the daring decision to leave. As the 1930s unfold, alone, camera in hand, she will shock friends and outrage family as she plunges headlong into the wider world. Crossing the Atlantic aboard the luxurious Queen Mary, Audrey meets James and Violet Hawthorne, who will draw her into a sophisticated circle of artists and expatriates. And it is they who will introduce her to Charles Parker-Scott, in who Audrey will come to recognize a twin soul, a man propelled by relentless curiosity and driven by conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. Together they will spend an exquisite summer at Cap d'Antibes, then board the Orient Express on an adventure that will carry them to a remote outpost in China. But at the farthest reaches of this journey Aubrey must choose again. Japan has attacked China. Charles knows he must return to Europe at once. But Audrey becomes involved with a besieged orphanage and decides to remain in China without Charles, caring for the abandoned children until help arrives. In time Audrey will return to America with a daughter of her own. While she must come home to San Francisco to confront a world irrevocably changed by time, she finds she cannot stay. From prewar Germany to London during the Blitz, from a wrenching reunion with Charles to a war zone in North Africa, again and again she must choose between the dictates of her conscience and the yearnings of her heart. For Audrey Driscoll and the men and women whose lives touch hers, wanderlust is the inescapable element. Born at a time when women were expected to stay close to home and fulfill traditional roles, Audrey is compelled to follow the thread of events that will destroy the complacency of the past and shape the future. From Europe to China, from San Francisco to North Africa, she is irresistibly drawn into a man's world of conflict, discovery, and danger. In a vivid novel of breathtaking scope, Danielle Steel has once again surpassed herself in creating an unforgettable tale of men and women caught in the tides of personal drama and historic event. Wanderlust is Danielle Steel's finest journey. From the Paperback edition.

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Wanderlust

A Hiker's Companion

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag-DGV
  • ISBN: 9783899559019
  • Category:
  • Page: 256
  • View: 1921
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Explore the world one step at a time. Wanderlust presents legendary walking routes with inviting maps, practical tips, and inspiring landscape photographs. The exciting Canyon Trail in Zion-National Park, the spectacular El Caminito del Rey in Spain, the pilgrim trail on the holy Kumano Kodo in Japan or a mythical hiking path in the land of the giants in Norway - Wanderlust explores legendary hiking trails in enchanting corners of the world and over a variety of terrain: thin ice and desert sands; coastal tracks and forest pathways. Spectacular photography illustrates journeys to sharp summits, astonishing vistas, and phenomenal locales. With maps featuring noteworthy locations alongside background information and practical tips by Cam Honan, an expert who has hiked many of the trails himself, Wanderlust will suit both intrepid beginners and seasoned trekkers. From modern-day transcendentalists or those who simply desire a casual break from concrete scenery, Wanderlust allows readers to live vicariously through vivid portraits or use the trips as impetus for their own hiking journey. Following faded footsteps of migrating animals or paths of ancient trade routes, the trails featured in Wanderlust offer both outdoor exploration and enjoyment.

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Wanderlust

Erotic Travel Tales

  • Author: Carol Taylor
  • Publisher: Plume Books
  • ISBN: 9780452286276
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 283
  • View: 9210
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From the editor of the award-winning and bestselling anthology Brown Sugar comes a sultry and sophisticated new collection of erotic adventures from around the world More than an erotic travelogue, these edgy, atmospheric and sexually charged stories explore what new desires and personas are unlocked while one is away from home, each one more wildly exotic and adventurous than the next. Contemporary, enlightening, and deeply sensual, these stories take you to new lovers, trysts, and rendezvous around the globe, from the streets of Paris, wet with rain, to the sun-kissed beaches of Jamaica, from the hidden verandas of the Mediterranean to the forbidden banks of the Nile. Praise for Brown Sugar “Audaciously refreshing.”—Essence “As smart as it is sexy.”—Honey “Particularly intelligent, varied, and sexy.” —Publishers Weekly

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Wanderlust

30 Postcards for Insatiable Travelers

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
  • ISBN: 9780811833233
  • Category:
  • Page: N.A
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The gritty magic and ephemeral beauty of foreign travel are captured on these photographic postcards, perfect to send to friends around the block or across the globe.

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Wanderlust

  • Author: Laura Fokkena,Heidi Sandler
  • Publisher: iUniverse
  • ISBN: 0595326838
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 220
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In the early 1900s, in a German village on the North Sea, a man named Wilhelm Schoon mistakenly thought he'd killed someone in a bar fight. Nervous, he slipped over the Dutch border and emigrated to Iowa, "where you can just spit on the ground and the corn grows three meters high!" Thirty years later his three granddaughters back in Germany inherited his land in America. One chose to emigrate; the other two stayed behind. Wanderlust chronicles the repercussions of their choices. The daughter of a midwife recalls her childhood during WWII as her home is attacked by fellow Germans. A nine-year-old boy watches his father learn the art of farming in "Amerika." An American woman follows her German husband back to Europe and for the first time views the U.S. through foreign eyes. A young man in East Germany devotes his life to the study of the violin, secretly hoping to gain a place in a touring orchestra so that he will have the chance to defect, but as the Berlin Wall falls he finds he must reevaluate his life and his ambitions. Wanderlust is both a memoir and a travelogue, a story of work, family, love, and immigration.

Wanderlust

Wanderlust

  • Author: Ann Aguirre
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 9781440639258
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 320
  • View: 3088
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Broke and unemployed, "Jumper" Sirantha Jax accepts a diplomatic mission for the government only to find herself up against Syndicate criminals, man-eating aliens, and her own grim, space-weakened body. From the Paperback edition.

Wanderlust: For the Young, Broke Professional

Wanderlust: For the Young, Broke Professional

Because traveling should not just be a luxury for the rich

  • Author: Deidre N. Mathis
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse
  • ISBN: 1496962516
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 112
  • View: 5360
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Have you been yearning to travel and see the world but are limited on funds and resources? Have you ever considered taking time away from your day to-day life to obtain real life experiences through travel that will help you grow both personally and professionally? Have you always dreamed of sipping hot chocolate under the Eiffel Tower in Paris or posing for a great photo in front of the Taj Mahal in India? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this is the book for you! “Wanderlust: For The Young, Broke Professional” was written by a young woman who has dedicated her life to seeing as much as the world as possible and in this book she lets you in on some of her secrets on how she has been able to do so. Fed up with the daunting task of working a 9-to-5 in a career that didn’t fulfill her personal or professional growth, Deidre decided to take a break from it all to travel and explore the world. That’s how Wanderlust was born. Whether you are a college student, recent graduate, or working on a full-time job, this book offers resources to help you save money, manage your time to prioritize travel, and plan the trip of your dreams. If you are tired of just dreaming about or talking about traveling more- hurry and get to reading! “Wanderlust: For the Young, Broke Professional,” will inspire you to go beyond your comfort zone to learn a new language, mix and mingle with locals from different countries and explore the beauty of different cities. You can choose to volunteer your time abroad, go work internationally, or simply vacation somewhere new and exotic- whatever the case, this book will help you get there.

Wanderlust

Wanderlust

Real-Life Tales of Adventure and Romance

  • Author: Don George
  • Publisher: Villard
  • ISBN: 0375506497
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 384
  • View: 1755
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Simon Winchester in Romania Isabel Allende in the Amazon Pico Iyer in Bali Bill Barich in Italy Sallie Tisdale in Japan Carlos Fuentes in Zurich Po Bronson in the Caribbean and thirty-four more scintillating and sizzling tales of serendipity and wanderlust.

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Wanderlust

One Hundred Countries: A Personal Journey

  • Author: Michael Clinton,Pamela Fiori,Willis E. Hartshorn
  • Publisher: powerHouse Books
  • ISBN: 9781576872246
  • Category: Photography
  • Page: 168
  • View: 7036
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Clinton's intense longing to wander the world has since brought him to every continent and face-to-face with the world's most spectacular cities, breathtaking landscapes, diverse peoples and exotic wildlife, and all the while documenting his travels with

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Wanderlust

  • Author: Danielle Steel
  • Publisher: Dell
  • ISBN: 9780307567048
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 512
  • View: 2275
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Wanderlust is the story of Audrey Driscoll. Orphaned young, Audrey has grown up caring for her eccentric millionaire grandfather and her demanding younger sister, Annabelle, who assume she will always be there for them. Sheltered yet restless, responsible beyond her years yet hungering for experience, Audrey is hopelessly bound until she herself makes the daring decision to leave. As the 1930s unfold, alone, camera in hand, she will shock friends and outrage family as she plunges headlong into the wider world. Crossing the Atlantic aboard the luxurious Queen Mary, Audrey meets James and Violet Hawthorne, who will draw her into a sophisticated circle of artists and expatriates. And it is they who will introduce her to Charles Parker-Scott, in who Audrey will come to recognize a twin soul, a man propelled by relentless curiosity and driven by conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. Together they will spend an exquisite summer at Cap d'Antibes, then board the Orient Express on an adventure that will carry them to a remote outpost in China. But at the farthest reaches of this journey Aubrey must choose again. Japan has attacked China. Charles knows he must return to Europe at once. But Audrey becomes involved with a besieged orphanage and decides to remain in China without Charles, caring for the abandoned children until help arrives. In time Audrey will return to America with a daughter of her own. While she must come home to San Francisco to confront a world irrevocably changed by time, she finds she cannot stay. From prewar Germany to London during the Blitz, from a wrenching reunion with Charles to a war zone in North Africa, again and again she must choose between the dictates of her conscience and the yearnings of her heart. For Audrey Driscoll and the men and women whose lives touch hers, wanderlust is the inescapable element. Born at a time when women were expected to stay close to home and fulfill traditional roles, Audrey is compelled to follow the thread of events that will destroy the complacency of the past and shape the future. From Europe to China, from San Francisco to North Africa, she is irresistibly drawn into a man's world of conflict, discovery, and danger. In a vivid novel of breathtaking scope, Danielle Steel has once again surpassed herself in creating an unforgettable tale of men and women caught in the tides of personal drama and historic event. Wanderlust is Danielle Steel's finest journey. From the Paperback edition.

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Wanderlust

  • Author: Troy M. Litten
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
  • ISBN: 9780811842440
  • Category: Photography
  • Page: 208
  • View: 8613
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A wordless evocation of place, Wanderlust captures the funny, mundane, and unexpectedly beautiful aspects of traveling the world with a sense of discovery and wonder. Litten's photographs -- over 400 of them -- celebrate the too-often-overlooked moments between destinations that are every bit a part of the pleasure of travel. Here are Japanese transit lockers decorated with cherry blossoms, exuberant London postcard racks, hand-painted Indian signs, Bangkok night market displays, cheap hotel decor in Buenos Aires, feather duster salesmen in Rio, and mannequin faces in Istanbul. As exquisitely designed as Litten's successful Wanderlust Gift line, this visually adventurous book delivers a globe-hopping trip full of sensual delights for both armchair and insatiable world travelers.

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Wanderlust

  • Author: Robert Rice Reynolds
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category:
  • Page: 98
  • View: 8555
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Wanderlust

A Social History of Travel

  • Author: Laura Byrne Paquet
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 309
  • View: 6908
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Where did passports come from? Why did 1930s stewardesses carry wrenches? And how did teetotalers shape the modern vacation? Wanderlust answers these questions and more, as author Laura Byrne Paquet delves into the social history of travel. Now a multi-billion dollar industry, travel is also one of the world's oldest. Paquet follows hypochondriac Greeks to the Oracle of Delphi, checks out the bedbugs in medieval coaching inns, enjoys a Finnish sauna with a group of well-bred Victorian ladies, and relaxes on a transatlantic liner with some of England's Bright Young Things from the 1920s. In breezy style, she explains the difference between a traveller and a tourist and explores the future of travel, from grand plans for commercial space travel to underwater hotels. As the book reveals, we've always loved to travel — the only thing that keeps changing is how we get from here to there.

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Wanderlust

20 Extraordinary Travel Adventures : 500 Years of Travel Writing by Explorers of Jewish Origin, 1492-1992

  • Author: Jay Garfinkel
  • Publisher: BIC Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780967942841
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 352
  • View: 3912
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The explorers and adventure travelers in this anthology are men of great distinction, courage, modesty and insight. The common denominator that fits them all is that they had a powerful urge to explore and discover. They are brilliant and passionate writers. They all abandoned the comforts of life at home, and paid a high personal price for their wanderlust. Garfinkel's discovery of long lost explorers may be as important as the adventures they write about. Book jacket.

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Wanderlust

  • Author: Lauren Blakely
  • Publisher: Lauren Blakely Books
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category:
  • Page: 350
  • View: 4913
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From #1 NYT bestselling author Lauren Blakely comes a sexy new standalone romance! The first time I met him, his sexy British accent almost talked me into giving him my number on the spot. The second time, he nearly charmed the panties off me with his wit. Then I learned he's the key to success in my new job in Paris. The man who tempts me into fling-worthy dirty daydreams has turned out to be my personal translator, and his accent is the hottest thing I've ever heard. My mantra is simple -- Don't mix business with pleasure. I do my best to resist him as he teaches me how to converse with my co-workers, navigate the metro and order the perfect bottle of wine at dinner. But I also figure out how to tell the charming and clever man what I most want to say -- that I want him to take me back to his flat -- tonight. Except there's a catch... *** One more assignment before I take off on my big adventure... And it involves the toughest work ever -- resisting the fetching American woman I spend all my days with. But you know what they say about best intentions. Soon, we're spending our nights tangled together, and I don’t want to let her go. The trouble is, my wanderlust is calling to me, and before we know it I'll be traveling the globe to fulfill a promise I made long ago. What could possibly go wrong with falling in love in Paris? Nothing...unless one of you is leaving.