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Michelin Green Guide Portugal Madeira (Green Guide/Michelin)
Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
Optimize your sightseeing with newly updated Green Guide Portugal, Madeira and The Azores. Color photos, detailed maps, lively anecdotes and an address book help you plan your travels and reveal a selection of hotels and restaurants to fit all budgets. Immerse yourself in the country's rich history, enjoy outdoor adventures from diving in the Algave to sea kayaking in Madeira, tour a cathedral in Lisbon, sip a port in the Douro valley, or take ...
The Rough Guide to Portugal
"The Rough Guide to Portugal" is the essential travel guide with clear maps and coverage of the country's unique attractions. "The Rough Guide to Portugal" guides you around the fashionable cities of Lisbon and Porto, takes you hiking in the hills of central and northern Portugal, and covers every beach along the Algarve making it the ideal companion whether you're on a city break, beach holiday, walking or driving. The guide unearths the best ...
Firewater, potholes & sardines - stories of a Brit abroad (Portugal and the Algarve Now & Then)
Pen Press, 2010
Now also available in Kindle format, this is a collection of warm, humourous, sentimental, personal and socially insightful true stories of a Brit abroad. A wonderful cross section of a life sliced into freshly remembered memoirs, easy for the reader to enjoy on a plane, by the pool or in the office during lunch, to discover more about the authors colourful life and a charming country from someone who has truly experienced it. Donkeys, social ...
Portugal (Eyewitness Travel Guides)
Recognized the world over by frequent flyers and armchair travelers alike, Eyewitness Travel Guides are the most colorful and comprehensive guides on the market. With beautifully commissioned photographs and spectacular 3-D aerial views revealing the charm of each destination, these amazing travel guides show what others only tell. Includes beautiful new full-color photos, illustrations, and enhanced maps Extensive information on local ...
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Portugal
"DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Portugal" helps you get the most from your visit to this unique European country. You'll find in-depth detail on all the important sights with maps, photos and illustrations. There's 3D maps and cutaways for all the major sights plus advice on seeing hilltowns, golf, crafts, architecture, festivals, shopping. Information on tours and tips on getting around make exploring the country effortless. The guide comes packed ...
Rick Steves' Portugal
Avalon Travel Publishing
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Portugal. With this guide, you'll explore this relaxed country at the western edge of Europe. Tour Lisbon's cobbled lanes and grand squares, reminders of Portugal's seafaring glory days. Step back into history at the palaces in Sintra and the bone chapel of Évora. Soak up the sun at the Algarve beach of your dreams. When evening comes, enjoy a dinner of ...
Frommer's Portugal (Frommer's Complete Guides)
Insider advice on avoiding the crowds as you explore some of Portugal's greatest gems, from Lisbon's Alfama to the beaches of the Algarve, and from the Palácio Nacional de Sintra in Sintra to the Quinta Palmeira Gardens in Madeira. Plus tips for navigating the country's lovely but less-traveled corners, like Trás-os-Mantes, the Minho, and even The Azores. Where to find the absolute best seafood in Lisbon, the tastiest fruit in Sintra and ...
Lonely Planet Portugal
Regis St Louis
“A land of craggy cliff-top castles and enchanting cities blending medieval and modern, Portugal also means soulful fado, fantastic seafood and glittering beaches ripe for exploring.” – Regis St. Louis, Lonely Planet Writer Our Promise You can trust our travel information because Lonely Planet authors visit the places we write about, each and every edition. We never accept freebies for positive coverage, and you can rely on us to tell ...
The Grown-Up's Guide to Running Away from Home: Making a New Life Abroad
Ten Speed Press
For empty-nesters, early retirees, and even established executives, midlife is the ideal time to turn travel fantasies into real and rewarding experiences. This second edition of THE GROWN-UP'S GUIDE covers estimating cost-of-living expenses, the dos and don'ts of international health care, the boom in online travel resources, and much more. Whether planning a monthlong escape or a whole new life in another country, this empowering guide will ...
Time and Tide: Photographs from Praia Piquinia
Featuring colorful beach umbrellas and dreamy blue horizons, this beautiful oversized book offers a breath of fresh air and evokes fantasies of Mediterranean travel. Photographer Christian Chaize returned many times over the course of eight years to shoot an intimate beach in the south of Portugal from the same vantage point. The resulting photographs provide an enchanting portrait of the tides, light, weather, and people that shape and reshape ...
Karen Brown's Guides, Inc., 2013
A guide to Portugal that includes descriptions of places to stay as well as regional, countryside, driving itineraries. Personally researched, travelers trust Karen Brown and rely on her recommendations!
Domingos Alvares, African Healing, and the Intellectual History of the Atlantic World
James H. Sweet
The University of North Carolina Press
Between 1730 and 1750, Domingos Alvares traversed the colonial Atlantic world like few Africans of his time--from Africa to South America to Europe. By tracing the steps of this powerful African healer and vodun priest, James Sweet finds dramatic means for unfolding a history of the eighteenth-century Atlantic world in which healing, religion, kinship, and political subversion were intimately connected. Alvares treated many people across the ...
Seville, Spain Travel Guide - Sightseeing, Hotel, Restaurant & Shopping Highlights (Illustrated)
Seville is one of the most historic and cherished destinations in all of Spain. The city’s Moorish past is evident in its famous architecture but the city boasted a rich culture even before the Moors invaded 800 years ago. Seville has a world famous cathedral, a colorful harbor and a music-filled nightlife. Its often- perfect weather making it an ideal destination for those looking to escape the northern winter chills. Go to Seville to ...
Fodor's Portugal (Travel Guide)
Easy planning. Hit the ground running with convenient overviews of each region, along with advice on the best wineries and golf courses, suggestions for top tours and itineraries, and tips for making the most of your time. Expert writing, gorgeous graphics. Unique photo-features impart the country’s culture, including fabulous food and wine, religious festivals, and enchanting castles. Local Experts Fodor’s worldwide team of 700 ...
The New Complete Portuguese Water Dog (Howell reference books)
Howell Book House
The Portuguese Water Dog's storybook return from the brink of extinction is faithfully documented in this first new edition of the breed's bible. There is also a wealth of guidance on care, puppies, showing, performance events and more -- and, oh those photos.
Out of the Darkness
Harry Turtledove's rousing saga of a fantastic world at war, which began in Into the Darkness and continued through Darkness Descending, Through the Darkness, Rulers of the Darkness , and Jaws of Darkness , draws to its climactic conclusion in Out of the Darkness . As the Derlavaian War rages into its last and greatest battles, allied nations maneuver for positions against each other in a postwar world. But before that time can come, the ...
Darkness Descending (World at War, Book 2)
Now Turtledove returns to the story of a World War in a world where magic works, with this moving second volume. Algarvian soldiers corral Kaunians to send them west, towards Unkerlant, to work camps. The Kaunians left behind are worried about what the work camps might mean, but are assauged by Algarvian lies. In Kuusamo, scholars race to find the relation between the laws of similarity and contagion. Rumors abound about the Algarvian work ...
Prince Henry the Navigator
Sir Peter Russell
Yale University Press
This enthralling life of the legendary fifteenth-century Portuguese prince, Henry the Navigator, is the first comprehensive biography in more than a century. Examining the full range of the prince's activities as an imperialist and as a maritime, cartographical and navigational pioneer, Peter Russell shows that while Henry was firmly rooted in medieval times, his innovations set in motion changes that altered the history of Europe and regions ...
Portuguese Phrasebook (Collins Gem) (Portuguese Edition)
The market's most indispensable phrasebook has been reinvented for the Kindle, and is better than ever. With the most up-to-date travel information, easy-to-read page design and simple navigation, Gem Portuguese will give you the right word at the right time – every time. Communicate with ease in all of the most common travel situations. A reliable and easy-to-use phrasebook is a travel essential, and with Collins Gem Portuguese Phrasebook, ...
Through the Darkness (World at War, Book 3)
A young Kaunian girl is forced to remain hidden while her Forthwegian savior braves the rough, Algarvian-controlled streets to earn their keep. The scholars of Kuusamo are no closer to understanding the bloodless magic that may win the war-and time is short. Kuusamo has joined into an unsteady alliance with Lagoas and Unkerlant. No one kingdom trusts another, but they must unite, for it is only together that they can defeat the Algarvian ...
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