Travelers & Explorers
epub |eng | 2011-03-03 | Author:Wilfred Thesiger

In a second, the rest were on their feet shouting back the words, as they stamped round in a circle. Falih ran out and came back with a rifle which ...
( Category: Women in History March 23,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-03-22 | Author:Alexander Maitland [Maitland, Alexander]

ATTENBOROUGH: Never had a headache? THESIGER: No, very rarely. ATTENBOROUGH: And no ‘belly palaver’? THESIGER: Well, the odd case of a loose stomach, but that’s all. Never anything more serious ...
( Category: Photojournalism March 23,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-19 | Author:Barry Lopez

* * * — THE ONGOING ACADEMIC and popular debates about human origins—about exactly where the line of human descent lies among hominoids in the human evolutionary family—captivated my imagination ...
( Category: Natural History March 20,2019 )
epub |eng | 1942-03-13 | Author:Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976

cold front overtook Nina with a violent squall "which split all the sails, and he found himself in great peril." She could hardly have been under more than one lower ...
( Category: Travelers & Explorers March 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-11 | Author:Frances Mayes

* * * TABITHA, STORYBOOK CAT, we leave behind. She comes to the car as we pack to leave. Let me not anthropomorphize, though I could. Just to say, she ...
( Category: Women March 12,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-12 | Author:James Donovan

The grief and shock felt throughout NASA—particularly in Houston, where so many knew the three men personally—were palpable. For their part, the astronauts knew they had to put the tragedy ...
( Category: Astronautics & Space Flight March 12,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Hardy, Jeremy

CHAPTER 16 Loddon My dad is spending a week’s holiday in Wymondham, in Norfolk with my brother, Simon, two of Simon’s children, Matthew and Joan, and Joan’s boyfriend, Ben. I’ve ...
( Category: Genealogy March 9,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-07 | Author:Sarah Baxter

It was a landscape Emily Brontë knew well. From 1820, the Brontë family (including Emily’s novelist sisters, Charlotte and Anne) lived in the parsonage at Haworth, a hard-working Pennine village ...
( Category: Authors March 8,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-02-18 | Author:Ayelet Tsabari

* * * ∙ ∙ ∙ THE NIGHT THAT I didn’t die, I sat on the beach and watched the phosphorescence dancing on the waves, lighting them up like glow ...
( Category: Authors March 5,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-03-03 | Author:Heather Anderson

DAY 20 / 40 MILES I crossed the bridge over roaring Woods Creek in the morning twilight. There was something about seeing the first desperately awaited ray of dawn color ...
( Category: Mountain Climbing March 4,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:John Kretschmer

Six Magnetic Anomalies Cruising Newfoundland • High-Latitude Cruising • Lunenburg • Escape from Yemen “Newfoundland is of the sea. A mighty granite stopper thrust into the bell-mouth of the Gulf ...
( Category: Boating March 4,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-01-15 | Author:Don Mann

MARCUS LUTTRELL Navy Seal Most Navy SEALs go about their jobs without anyone ever knowing what it is they do. That’s because their missions are usually highly classified with the ...
( Category: Travelers & Explorers March 1,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-02-27 | Author:Sullivan, Randall [Sullivan, Randall]

CHAPTER FIFTEEN When I thought about it later, I was fascinated by how determined the partners in Triton Alliance were to portray Fred Nolan as an interloper, given that Fred ...
( Category: Travelers & Explorers February 28,2019 )
epub |eng | 2002-02-26 | Author:Tony Horwitz

Stafford stirred my journalistic juices. I resolved to crack the red-banana story before leaving the island. If nothing else, this mission would give Roger and me something to do other ...
( Category: Aviation & Nautical February 27,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Ken Wells

{ 10 } GUMBO HUNTING IN TREME You can’t go gumbo-sampling in New Orleans without dining in the Treme. Sprawling roughly west and north of the French Quarter, Treme is ...
( Category: Cajun & Creole February 27,2019 )