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World's best travel experiences : 400 extraordinary places

Author: Bill Bryson; Anna Quindlen; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features some of the world's most transformative locales, from Norway's western fjords and Cambodia's Angkor Wat to Kyoto's Moss Garden and the urban surprises of Denver, Pittsburgh, and Vancouver.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Bryson; Anna Quindlen; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 9781426209598 1426209592
OCLC Number: 776519998
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 319 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 31 cm
Contents: Wild places : push the boundaries of body & soul --
Urban spaces : find inspiration in tradition & reinvention --
Paradise found : fall under the spell of incomparable beauty --
Country unbound : walk the line between nature & civilization --
World wonders : marvel at the audacity of human genius.
Responsibility: foreword by Andrew McCarthy ; [with recollections by Bill Bryson, Anna Quindlen, and more].

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