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  • Cover scan of Nine Lives
    Nine Lives: In Search Of The Sacred In Modern India
    William Dalrymple - Hardback - Bloomsbury
    'Nine Lives' is a distillation of 25 years of exploring India and writing about its religious traditions, taking you deep into worlds that you would never have imagined even existed.
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    Sea Change: The Summer Voyage From East To West Scotland Of The Anassa
    Mairi Hedderwick - Hardback - Birlinn
    In 'Sea Change', writer and illustrator Mairi Hedderwick embarks on a six-week summer voyage from the east to the west of Scotland in the antique teak, 26-foot long cruising yacht 'The Anassa', sailing through the Caledonian Canal and visiting, among others, Loch Linnhe, Loch Etive, Lochs Ailort, Moidart, Nevis and Leven.
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    Walking To America: A Boyhood Dream
    Roger Hutchinson - Hardback - Birlinn
    'Walking to America' follows and recreates the immense journey, in search of a new life and a miracle doctor who could cure the blindness of one of a family unit from England in the 1880s.
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    Indian Takeaway: A Very British Story
    Hardeep Singh Kohli - Paperback - Canongate
    Hardeep Singh Kohli loves many things in life - but none more than food. He loves to eat it & he loves to cook it. So when he decided to travel round India, searching for his roots, what seemed the obvious thing to take with him? Not a travel guide. Not a BBC cameraman. Shepherd's pie and Yorkshire pudding.
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    A Journey To The Western Islands Of Scotland
    Samuel Johnson - Paperback - Arc Manor
    This text contains Johnson's descriptions of the customs, religion, education, trade and agriculture of a society that was new to him. Boswell offers an intimate personal record of Johnson's behavior and conversation during the trip.
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    An Eye On The Hebrides: An Illustrated Journey
    Mairi Hedderwick - Paperback - Birlinn
    Mairi Hedderwick's 'An Eye on the Hebrides' is a personal and unique record of her six-month solitary journey through the beautiful archipelago which forms the Western Isles of Scotland and has established itself as one of Scotland's best-sellers.
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    Highland Journey: In The Spirit Of Edwin Muir
    Robin Gillanders - Hardback - Birlinn
    Over a period of 80 days, Robin Gillanders journeyed throughout the Highlands of Scotland and Orkney in the spirit of Edwin Muir's Scottish journey of 1934, photographing whoever and whatever he encountered.
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    True North: Travels In Arctic Europe
    Gavin Francis - Paperback - Polygon
    Gavin Francis offers a portrait of the northern fringes of Europe. His journey begins in the Shetland Isles, takes him to the Faroes, Iceland, Greenland, then Svalbard and on to Lapland, following in the footsteps of the region's early pioneers and seeing how it adapts to the 21st century.
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    William Daniell's Isle Of Skye And Raasay: An Artist's Journey In 1815
    John Garvey - Hardback - Matador
    This text follows the journey round Skye and Raasay made by the artist William Daniell RA in 1815. It includes reproductions of his beautiful inspirational aquatint prints, and of pencil sketches never before published.
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    The Canoe Boys: The First Epic Scottish Sea Journey By Kayak
    Alastair MacTavish Dunnett - Paperback - In Pinn
    After being left with no work, Alastair Dunnett and James Adam decided to repay their debts by canoeing from the Clyde to the Hebrides. This text is a collection of the dispatches from their journey they sold to a newspaper in order to make money.

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