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    Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains

    R99,00
    This title describes mountaineering and its attendant victories and hardships. This book presents an unusual fraternity of daredevils, athletes, and misfits stretching the limits of the possible - from the paranoid confines of a snowbound tent, to the thunderous, suffocating terror of a white-out on Mount McKinley.

    Kung Fu Trip

    R29,00
    Benjamin Zephaniah reveals all, in his own inimitable style, about his memorable experiences in China and also all about his love of kung fu

    From Alaska to Tierra Del Fuego: Across the Americas in Two Years

    R99,00
    A guidebook to 15 countries along the Western seaboard of the Americas, which present pictures, reports, personal diary entries and practical tips for those who yearn for adventure.

    The Puppy Express: On the Road with 25 Rescue Dogs... What Could Go Wrong?

    R59,00
    A classic American road-trip ... with twenty-five rescue dogs.

    By Any Means

    R40,00
    Bikes have always been Charley's first love, but he also enjoys a challenge. So when the chance comes to travel across three continents 'by any means', he jumps right in. Grabbing whatever local transport he can get his hands on, Charley travels from his home town in County Wicklow all the way to Australia - a trip of over 20,000 miles through twenty-five countries. Testing Charley's skills and stamina to the limit, this new journey offers him a unique opportunity to meet people and learn firsthand all about their countries. He drives a lorry through northern Iran, rides a tuk-tuk through the chaotic and colourful city of Varanasi, and becomes the first person ever to wakeboard across the Malay/Singapore border. He sets up his own bus service in Turkey, takes a slow boat down the Mekong, and a very fast one through Borneo to deliver vaccines for UNICEF. And of course he jumps on a bike whenever he can, even if there's a monsoon on the way ...

    Walking the Nile

    R79,00
    In November 2013, former soldier Levison Wood embarked on one of the last great explorations; to walk the Nile from source delta. Here is his story...

    Himalayan Desert

    R99,00
    The Himalayan desert is one of the harshest regions of the world. Nonetheless, braving these adversities are the people of the desert who preserve this ancient culture. They are a happy mixture of Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, Islamic, and Buddhist cultures.

    Into The Wild

    R79,00
    In April 1992, Christopher McCandless, a young man from a well-to-do family, hitchhicked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness. He had given all his savings to charity, abandoned his car and possessions, burnt all the money in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decompsoed body was found by a hunter... Jon Krakauer, bestselling author of Into Thin Air, uses McCandless' restless progress around the wide spaces of North America to explore the call of the wild and the mentality of those who cussumb to it. What emerges from this mesmerixing, heartbreaking story is a version of the wilderness that is hard and seductive; a place where one can quite possibly find one's self, but also opening the dark possibility that we might find our own nature strange and disturbing.

    MILES HIGH CLUB

    R79,00
    Clinmbing the seven continental summits... Skiing to the North Pole... Cheese rolling.. And other misadventures.

    The Long Ride Home: The Extraordinary Journey of Healing that Changed a Child's Life

    R89,00
    Rowan came back from the shamans in Mongolia a changed boy. The three most debilitating effects of his autism - his incontinence, his endless tantruming, and his inability to make friends - were gone. But a year almost to the day since Rowan's improvement he started regressing: the accidents and tantrums reappeared, terrifying his father Rupert.

    Die honger reisiger

    R49,00
    Die honger reisiger is sowel 'n lekkerlees reisbundel as 'n reseptebundel sonder saaits. Marie Heese weet hoe om 'n storie te vertel sodat jy dit nie kan neersit nie.

    Everest untold

    R200,00
    Patrick Conroy takes us on a journey to the highest mountain in the world, where one of the greatest tragedies in climbing history was about to unfold. Filled with photographs and sketches from his notebooks we become part of the 702 team sent to cover the South African Everest Expedition of 1996.

    King Solomon & the showman

    R250,00
    The lost city of southern Africa and its untold riches fascinated the Romans, European explorers and writers such as Rider Haggard. Adam Cruise sets out on a personal quest across the Kalahari to find the mythical city that inspired King SolomonÆs Mines, and æthe Great FariniÆ, the daredevil showman at the heart of the legend.

    Cape Town calling

    R39,00
    From Paul Theroux and Peter Moore to Jonny Steinberg, J M Coetzee, Jonathan Kaplan, Nelson Mandela, Mamphela Ramphele, Tom Eaton, Breyten Breytenbach, Pieter-Dirk Uys and Gabeba Baderoon: Discover Cape Town with contemporary authors.

    The Faber Book of Exploration

    R99,00
    What does it feel like to walk off the edge of a map? To emerge dazed, dying yet triumphant, from the Amazon? Benedict Allen's anthology of human exploration ranges across various terrains - hot and cold deserts, mountains and plains, jungles and high seas - and presents the words of those who, through the centuries - be they Vikings or missionaries, conquistadors or botanists - have set off into 'the unknown'. 'Immaculately edited and shrewdly considered ...a hugely readable compendium.