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BELGIUM : Bruges
CROATIA : Dubrovnik | Pula & Rovinj
CYPRUS : NICOSIA - Limassol | Northern Cyprus
EGYPT : Cairo - Giza
FRANCE : PARIS: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Brittany | Cannes | Loire Valley | Normandy
GERMANY : Munich | Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
GREECE : Crete : Overview | Rethymnon - Chania
IRISH REPUBLIC : DUBLIN - Killarney | West Cork
ITALY : Bologna | Florence | ROME - Fiuggi - Tivoli | Amalfi - Capri - Motecassino Abbey - Sorrento | Pompeii | Lake Garda & Dolomites | Lake Iseo | Pitigliano | Sicily: 1 | 2 | 3
LATVIA : Ventspils
MALTA : 1 | 2
MALTA : VALLETTA - 3-cities - Gozo - Mdina - Sliema
MONTENEGRO : Kotor - Budva
NORWAY : Sognefjord - Bergen - Oslo | Oslo
POLAND : Kraków
PORTUGAL : Algarve | Madeira
SPAIN : Andalucia | Marabella | Seville | Lanzarote | Mallorca (Overview) | Mallorca (Palma) | Tenerife | Fuerteventura | La Mata | Valentia
SWEDEN : STOCKHOLM | Uppsala | Lapland
SWITZERLAND : Bern | Interlaken | Lausanne
UNITED KINGDOM : LONDON | Bath - Cotswolds - Edinburgh | Cambridge | Oxford | Devon | Peak District | Scottish Highlands | Scotland: Isle of Eriskay | Orkney | Mid-Wales | Islen of Man: Guide | Folklore
North & Central America
CANADA : Vancouver
COST RICA : Overview
CUBA : Trinidad de Cuba
EL SALVADOR : Overview
HAWAII : Waikiki
PANAMA : Panama City
USA : NEW YORK CITY | Las Vegas - Grand Canyon | Big Sur - Calico - Carmel - Los Angeles - Monterey - Palm Springs - San Francisco - Santa Barbara - Solvang | Around Las Vegas | San Francisco | Californian Desert | Charleston | Colorado | Oregon & Washington State | Oregon Caves | Sierra Nevada | Yellow Springs | Idaho | Montana | Wyoming | Maine | Coast-to-coast
WEST INDIES : British Virgin Islands | Dominica
South America
AMAZON : Cruises
ARGENTINA : Buenos Aires | Ushuaia
PERU : Choquequirao | Cusco
VENEZUELA : Orinoco Delta 1 | Orinoco Delta 2
DENMARK & SWEDEN : Lund - Helsingborg
EUROPE : Tracing the Orient Express
EUROPE : Northern Ireland & Scotland
FRANCE & SPAIN : Catalonia - Collioure - Ceret - Cadaques - Port Vendres
GERMANY & LIECHTENSTEIN : Bavaria & Liechtenstein
GUATEMALA & HONDURUS : Guatemala City - Chichicastenango -
Santiago Atitlan - Copan
EGYPT : Overview
GHANA : Orphanage
KENYA : Masai Mara | Mombasa
MALI : Niger River
MOROCCO : Marrakesh: 1 | 2
NAMIBIA : Overview
TUNISIA : Hammamet | Sahara Desert
CHINA : Beijing | Shanghai
INDIA : Calcutta | Haridwar | Jaipur | Kerala | Rajasthan | Shillong
INDONESIA : Borneo 1 | 2
RUSSIA : Altai
VIETNAM : Ho Chi Minh City | Na Trang | Hoi An | Hanoi
Australasia - and Antartica
AUSTRALIA : Sydney Town | Sydney Beaches | Ningaloo Reef
POLYNESIA : Easter Island | Samoa
QUEENSLAND : Whitsunday Islands
NEW ZEALAND : North Island | South Island
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In his debut novel, The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini accomplishes what very few contemporary novelists are able to do: provide an educational and eye-opening account of a country's political turmoil - Afghanistan - while also developing characters whose heartbreaking struggles and emotional triumphs resonate with the reader.
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The Sound of Harris
Cecil Johnson
School days - the best days of your life? Of course they are! - and it's probably the same for the kids, too! Enter the Wild Wood that is secondary education and see it from the side of so-called authority. Remember that teachers can be wags, too, and their sense of humour is their only hope of at least playing a draw...

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Jemima J: A Novel about Ugly Ducklings and Swans
Jane Green
With a fast-paced plot that never quits and a surprise ending no reader will see coming, Jemima J is the chronicle of one woman's quest to become the woman she's always wanted to be, learning along the way a host of lessons about attraction, addiction, the meaning of true love, and, ultimately, who she really is.
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
Mark Haddon
A murder mystery - told by an autistic version of Adrian Mole! 15-year-old Christopher John Francis Boone is mathematically gifted but socially hopeless, taking everything at face value. He resolves to discover who has murdered Wellington the dog.
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