Posts Tagged ‘ Travel Books ’

BookWag meeting, Dec 24, Delhi: Theme – Travel and Adventure

December 18, 2011
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After the successful BookWag meet on December 17, we are meeting again on December 24 as per the following details:

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Seven books by Sir Ranulph Fiennes

November 25, 2011
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Seven books by Sir Ranulph Fiennes

by Nimish Dubey The world knows him as an intrepid adventurer, who last month became the oldest Briton to stand atop Mount Everest. But the 65-year-old Sir Ranulph Fiennes is also a fine author with a dry sense of humour and a narrative skill that matches his flair for adventure. So even as Sir Ranulph…

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Great Journeys: Was he the first man to scale Everest?

November 24, 2011
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Great Journeys: Was he the first man to scale Everest?

By Nimish Dubey Most people become famous by being the first to do something. Or doing something a certain (record) number of times. And yet one of the most famous names in travel history is a man whose greatest achievement is surrounded in mystery. George Herbert Leigh Mallory was one of the best climbers of…

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The book that exposed Mount Everest

November 24, 2011
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The book that exposed Mount Everest

By Nimish Dubey For most people, ascending Mount Everest, the tallest mountain on earth, remains the ultimate travel fantasy. For years, Everest had been most travellers’ holy grail, notwithstanding the risks involved (many people died in their attempts to conquer the peak). A major accident in May 1996 that claimed the lives of eight climbers…

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Kan en brudtärna klänning kan också brukar bära klänning

November 24, 2011
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Brudens brudklänning ska vara vacker nog tillräckligt underbara brudtärna klänning stilen inte så många krav att endast bära på bröllopet, brudtärna klänningar de inte bortkastade? Jag skulle rekommendera för alla att göra antingen bära klänning bröllop brudtärna på vardagar eller andra tillfällen i en enda produkt, kan du välja en klänning att bära två eller…

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A classic travel book reading list

November 24, 2011
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A classic travel book reading list

By Nimish Dubey Ask someone about reading travelogues and it is a fair chance that they will head off and start looking for books by the likes of Mark Shand, Bill Bryson and Sir Ranulph Fiennes. And there is nothing really wrong with it as these are perhaps the masters of modern travel literature. However,…

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