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The Luberon Garden : A provencal story of Apricot Blossom, Truffles and Thyme [used book]

By: Alex Dingwall-Main

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Ebury Press: 2002

Seller ID: 0091880955

ISBN: 0091880955

Condition: Good


'The rollicking adventures of an English garden designer in Provence' Independent. 'Escapist reading-magic' The Times. Alex Dingwall-Main left London with his wife and dog nine years ago for the Luberon region of the South of France. A landscape gardener of international renown he was in search of a challenge - a new climate, a new way of gardening and a new way of life. This is his account of gardening his way round Provence, and in particular, of attempting to restore the secret garden of M-nerbes. Situated high on the plains of the Luberon region, M-nerbes is a famously beautiful village ... View more info

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Ooh La La! A French Romp [used book]

By: Ann Rickard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2008

Seller ID: 1741106702

ISBN: 1741106702

Condition: Good


Ooh La! La! A French Romp: Take two voluptuous dames d'un certain age, one fond of a romp in the lavender fields, the other an anxious first-time tour operator. Add eight expectant tour guests, throw them together in the French countryside with lashings of good food and wine, and you have Ooh la la! A French Romp. Not Another Greek Salad: Resistance is useless in this unputdownable book as Ann draws you into the sun-soaked fun and passion of a Greek summer. View more info

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A Baby in a Backpack to Bhutan : An Australian family in the Land of the Thunder Dragon [used book]

By: Bunty Avieson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2004

Seller ID: 140503582X

ISBN: 140503582X

Condition: Good


When novelist and former editor Bunty Avieson's husband found his work led him to India and the remote Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, Bunty decided to take her young baby and travel with him. This resulting travel narrative outlines the joys and horrors of travelling in the developing world with a small child. View more info

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Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found # Movie Tie-In

By: Cheryl Strayed

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Atlantic PBS: 2014

Seller ID: 000625

ISBN: 1782394869

Condition: New


At twenty-six, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's rapid death from cancer, her family disbanded and her marriage crumbled. With nothing to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to walk eleven-hundred miles of the west coast of America - from the Mojave Desert, through California and Oregon, and into Washington state - and to do it alone. She had no experience of long-distance hiking and the journey was nothing more than a line on a map. But it held a promise - a promise of piecing together a life that lay in ruins at her feet. About ... View more info

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Pub Yarns: The pub, the whole pub and nothing but the pub

By: Colin Whelan

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2018

Seller ID: 9781760790103

ISBN: 1760790109

Condition: New


Pub Yarns, The pub, the whole pub and nothing but the pub by Colin Whelan. Take a journey to some of the most memorable and extraordinary pubs in Australia. Each of these outstanding country, bush and outback pubs has a unique story to tell about its surroundings, its neighbours and about its customers, both regular and occasional. Author and photographer Colin Whelan crosses Australia on his motorbike to visit these disappearing icons of outback Australia. He tells of his travels between the pubs, the marvellous stories of pioneering history and the characters and drinking culture that he unc... View more info

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Eat Pray Love: One Woman's Search for Everything [used book]

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury: 2007

Seller ID: 0747585660

ISBN: 0747585660

Condition: Good


It's 3 a.m. and Elizabeth Gilbert is sobbing on the bathroom floor. She's in her thirties, she has a husband, a house, they're trying for a baby - and she doesn't want any of it. A bitter divorce and a turbulent love affair later, she emerges battered and bewildered and realises it is time to pursue her own journey in search of three things she has been missing: pleasure, devotion and balance. So she travels to Rome, where she learns Italian from handsome, brown-eyed identical twins and gains twenty-five pounds, an ashram in India, where she finds that enlightenment entails getting up in the m... View more info

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Eat, Pray, Love : One Woman's Search for Everything [used book]

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury: 2010

Edition: Movie Tie-in Edition

Seller ID: 1408809362

ISBN: 1408809362

Condition: Good


It's 3 a.m. and Elizabeth Gilbert is sobbing on the bathroom floor. She's in her thirties, she has a husband, a house, they're trying for a baby - and she doesn't want any of it. A divorce and a turbulent love affair later, she emerges battered and bewildered and realises it is time to pursue her own journey in search of three things she has been missing: pleasure, devotion and balance. So she travels to Rome, where she learns Italian from handsome, brown-eyed identical twins and gains twenty-five pounds, an ashram in India, where she finds that enlightenment entails getting up in the middle o... View more info

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Journeys with Gelignite Jack [used book] [hard to get]

By: Evan Green

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Seal Books: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 0727002945

ISBN: 0727002945

Condition: Good


The exciting account, incredible but true, of a motoring journey of 12,600 miles through desert and flood of Australia's outback. Murray's adventures are so hilarious and dramatic - and in places so downright rude - that the book will be the talk of the nation. View more info

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Instant Aussie : Australia in a Nutshell

By: Jason K. Foster

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2015

Seller ID: 9781742577425

ISBN: 1742577423

Condition: New


Instant Aussie is an informative and fun way to truly immerse yourself in fair dinkum Aussie culture without ever having to leave the comfort of your own home. The ideal gift for travellers, or relatives and friends back home. Instant Aussie covers ...all the important topics of Australia s foundation and political landscape, Australian mysteries and inventions, indigenous history and culture as well as sweeping natural wonders in an amusing and intriguing style. Discussing the intricacies of immigration, the historic abolition of the White Australia Policy in 1973 and the ensuing mul... View more info

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Around the World in 80 Dates: Because Mr Right isn't always Right Here [used book]

By: Jennifer Cox

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, William Henemann Ltd: 2005

Seller ID: 001165

ISBN: 0434013358

Condition: Good


Travel journalist Jennifer Cox loved her job but hated her love life. Were the two somehow related, she wondered? And if so could she not try to make it her job to meet Mr Right? In search of the man of her dreams, Jennifer begins to organise her global network, asking friends, business colleagues and friends of friends (all of them more affectionately known as Date Wranglers) to set her up with every interesting, unusual, special or simply gorgeous guy they can find in their little black books - as long as they fit Jennifer's Soul Mate Job Description. From the Love Professor in Sweden and th... View more info

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For Crying Out Loud : The World According to Clarkson Volume 3 [used book]

By: Jeremy Clarkson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Michael Joseph: 2008

Seller ID: 0718154738

ISBN: 0718154738

Condition: Good


The publication of The World According to Clarkson launched a publishing phenomenon. Now, with combined sales of nearly 2.5 million copies, that book and its bestselling successor, And Another Thing, are joined by a third title that brings the Clarkson story up-to-date. Exasperated, amused, baffled and enthusiastic, Clarkson's reflections on the way of the world have become indispensable reading to his growing legion of fans. View more info

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How Hard Can It Be? The World According to Clarkson Volume 4 [used book]

By: Jeremy Clarkson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Michael Joseph: 2010

Seller ID: 0718156757

ISBN: 0718156757

Condition: Good


This is Volume 4 in the bestselling "World According to Clarkson" series. Jeremy Clarkson had a dream. A world where the nonsensical made sense, the idiotic was abolished and the sheer bloody brilliant was embraced. In "How Hard Can It Be?" our hero embarks on a quest to set the world to rights. Again. En-route he discovers how rhubarb will become the new crack, that a comb over will end anyone's quest for global domination and what unites a Filipino chambermaid in Abergavenny with Prince Andrew. For anyone who's ever woken up and thought the time has come to stop the nonsense and celebrate th... View more info

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Don't Stop Me Now [used book]

By: Jeremy Clarkson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2008

Seller ID: 0141026111

ISBN: 0141026111

Condition: Good


Jeremy Clarkson puts the pedal to the floor in Don't Stop Me Now, a collection of his Sunday Times motoring journalism. There's more to life than cars. Jeremy Clarkson knows this. There is, after all, a whole world out there just waiting to be discovered. So, before he gets on to torque steer and active suspension, he takes time out to consider: The madness of Galapagos tortoises The similarities between Jeremy Paxman and AC/DC's bass guitarist The problems and perils of being English God's dumbest creation Then there are the cars: whether it's the poxiest little runabout or ... View more info

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End of An Era

By: Len Beadell

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2000

Seller ID: 9781864367331

ISBN: 1864367334

Condition: New


Hard work and adventure for the Gunbarrel Road Construction Party as they surveyed and built their last three highways across the deserts of Central Australia. Len Beadell's team had to contend with flat tyres and broken gear boxes as well as all the natural difficulties of the outback as they endeavoured to build three highways in one year! On one forward reconnaissance Beadell discovered a small group of Aborigines who had never before seen a white person, as well as rediscovering two wells on the Canning Stock route. These and many other adventures of the outback are retold in Beadell's ... View more info

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The Long Hot Summer: A French heatwave and a marriage meltdown [used book]

By: Mary Moody

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2005

Seller ID: 1405036702

ISBN: 1405036702

Condition: Good


In the European summer of 2003 a deadly heat wave strikes France. To Mary Moody, living in her rural village in the south-west of France, it seems that the weather is merely imitating the stifling heat of her marriage, which is on the verge of collapse following the events recounted in Last Tango in Toulouse. View more info

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Last Tango in Toulouse [used book]

By: Mary Moody

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2003

Seller ID: 0732911761

ISBN: 0732911761

Condition: Good


When she was fifty, gardening writer Mary Moody ran away from home, family and work for six months to live in a remote French village. This experience was to mark a new beginning in her life; on her return she persuaded her husband to take up goose farming and she abandoned her television career to write of her travel experiences. View more info

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Spain by the Horns : A trip to the heart of the world's most colourful nation [used book]

By: Tim Elliott

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2005

Seller ID: 1863254692

ISBN: 1863254692

Condition: Good


A trip to the heart of the world s most colourful nation - Spain. 'Who is Jesul n?' I asked. 'Who is Jesul n?' said Julio. 'Just the most successful matador in the history of de bools. Almost everyone you meet in Spain has something to say about Jesulin,' he said. 'Si, si, if you want to write a book about Spain, Jesul n is your man.' For Tim Elliott, a man who buttered his toast to the edges and was always home in time to see the news, Spain was synonymous with flamboyance, passion, spontaneity and adventure. In Spain, he felt, people inhabited every inch of their lives. They feasted upon it,... View more info

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South America Revisited: A World of Carnival

By: Yu Yap Tang

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2016

Seller ID: 003999

ISBN: 0994473796

Condition: New


This is the second travelogue to Latin America, "Wandering the Southern Hemisphere: Chile and Peru". It records every little detail of Tang's fantastic experience in not only some Latin American countries familiar to everyone, such as Bolivia, Suriname, Venezuela, Columbia and Brazil, but the ABC Islands in the Caribbean, which are foreign to most. The book is full of beautiful colour photos of South American landscapes and its people. View more info