Description : DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Jerusalem, Israel, Petra, and Sinai will lead you straight to the best attractions the country has to offer, from the green hills and sun-drenched coast of Galilee to the sacred sites of Jerusalem's Old City, and from the dramatic desert of Wadi Rum to the vibrant reefs of Dahab. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Jerusalem, Israel, Petra, and Sinai explores the culture, history, and architecture of this region, accompanied by full-color photographs, 3-D cutaway illustrations, and floor plans of all the must-see sights. You'll find detailed maps, as well as listings of hotels, restaurants, shops, entertainment, tours, scenic walks, and more. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Jerusalem, Israel, Petra, and Sinai truly shows you this beautiful region as no one else can.
Description : The DK Eyewitness Jerusalem, Israel, Petra & Sinai Travel Guide will lead you straight to the best attractions the country has to offer. From the green hills and sun-drenched coast of Galilee to the sacred sites of Jerusalem's Old City, the dramatic desert of Wadi Rum to the vibrant reefs of Dahab; this guide provides all the insider tips every visitor needs. The DK Eyewitness Jerusalem, Israel, Petra & Sinai Travel Guide includes comprehensive listings of the best hotels, restaurants, shops and nightlife for all budgets, and detailed street maps to help you get around. It's also fully illustrated, covering all the major areas, with floorplans of all the must-see sites. The DK Eyewitness Jerusalem, Israel, Petra & Sinai Travel Guide explores the culture, history and architecture, not missing the best in entertainment, shopping, tours and scenic walks, in this unique country. DK Eyewitness Jerusalem, Israel, Petra & Sinai Travel Guide - showing you what others only tell you.
Description : Containing more than 600 entries, this valuable resource presents all aspects of travel writing. There are entries on places and routes (Afghanistan, Black Sea, Egypt, Gobi Desert, Hawaii, Himalayas, Italy, Northwest Passage, Samarkand, Silk Route, Timbuktu), writers (Isabella Bird, Ibn Battuta, Bruce Chatwin, Gustave Flaubert, Mary Kingsley, Walter Ralegh, Wilfrid Thesiger), methods of transport and types of journey (balloon, camel, grand tour, hunting and big game expeditions, pilgrimage, space travel and exploration), genres (buccaneer narratives, guidebooks, New World chronicles, postcards), companies and societies (East India Company, Royal Geographical Society, Society of Dilettanti), and issues and themes (censorship, exile, orientalism, and tourism). For a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia website.
Description : Syria's Monuments: their Survival and Destruction analyses travellers’ accounts of the Roman, Christian and Islamic monuments of Syria (including Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine/Israel). An epilogue assesses the impact of the recent civil war on the state of the monuments, and their likely future.
Description : The leisure, abundance, and contentment that many imagined were typical of Eastern life were the same characteristics used to define "the American dream.""--BOOK JACKET.
Description : Bibliography of published literature on Egypt from the earliest times to 1918. ...will provide scholars, armchair travelers, and future visitors to the region with a well-organized source list and miniature travel history. --ARBA