Hot topic: Cuba has opened up to American tourists for the first time since 1963, information on its culture is being devoured.
On-the-ground experience: The author will be traveling through Cuba, meeting and breaking bread with the country’s remarkable chefs. The book couple’s the chefs’ recipes with photos of them and their paladars.
Visually stunning: This is a lush, oversize volume. Images of Cuba will run full-bleed alongside photos of the chefs, their paladars, finished dishes, ingredients, and prep shots.
Millions of people, who live alone and are without a partner, avoid everyday leisure pursuits for fear of being seen to be on their own. Many people in a relationship never do anything on their own. This step-by-step guide helps such people to conquer their fear, and build the confidence to pursue the things that they enjoy doing, regardless of their relationship status.
Maybe it's France's architecture known the world over, entrenched in history and folklore: here, you can fulfil dreams of scaling the Eiffel Tower, its looming iron lattice anchoring the whole of Paris together as the capital's stoic, structural symbol; you can marvel at royal Châteaux in the Loire Valley and stay at a restored farmhouse in the sunny south of France. Whichever way you turn here, you're bound to be faced with an iconic piece of history, standing tall, or all the way down to face level with the unfalteringly familiar, France's smaller towns, with their cute, village square markets and lace-curtained bistros. Maybe it's the allure of French café culture. Going back centuries, cafés, or coffee houses, were a place to meet for intellectuals, and where philosophical debates were held – and this vision of Hemingway, Picasso and Sartre mulling over a dark, rich expresso, contemplating the nature of existentialism and surrounded by dramatic clouds of tobacco smoke on a cafe terrace, is deeply engrained in the cultural musings associated with France – and still stands strong today.
What you'll find inside:
Are You Ready for an Amazing Journey? France at a Glance (North, South, East, West) When to Go & Where to Stay In France How to Get Around France (Without Getting Lost!) Planning Your Trip Ahead (Sample Itineraries) Paris and Versailles The North of France Champagne and the Ardennes Alsace-Lorraine Normandy The Loire Valley Burgundy Poitou-Charentes and the Atlantic coast Limousin, Dordogne and the Lot And More
Basel is located on the border of Switzerland, Germany and France, and the town has German and French suburbs. The town lies on the River Rhine. Old Town of Basel is full of historical monuments and sites of national significance.
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Hailed as Germany’s Patricia Highsmith, Hammesfahr has written a dark spellbinding novel which stood at the top of the bestseller list for 15 months. It has been reprinted seven times and sold over 600,000 copies at home. Reviews to be expected in the New York Times, Washington Post, Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, web mystery sites as well as the feminine press. Although available in many other languages this is the first time her work is translated into English.
Cool, Gray City of Love brings together an exuberant combination of personal insight, deeply researched history, in-depth reporting, and lyrical prose to create an unparalleled portrait of San Francisco. Each of its 49 chapters explores a specific site or intersection in the city, from the mighty Golden Gate Bridge to the raunchy Tenderloin to the soaring sea cliffs at Land's End.
This unique approach captures the exhilarating experience of walking through San Francisco's sublime terrain, while at the same time tying that experience to a history as rollicking and unpredictable as the city herself. From her absurd beginnings as the most distant and moth-eaten outpost of the world's most extensive empire, to her instantaneous fame during the Gold Rush, from her apocalyptic destruction by earthquake and fire to her perennial embrace of rebels, dreamers, hedonists and misfits of all stripes, the City by the Bay has always followed a trajectory as wildly independent as the untrammeled natural forces that created her.
This ambitious, eclectic, and beautifully written book draws on everything from on-the-ground reporting to obscure academic papers to the author's 40-year life in San Francisco to create a rich and insightful portrait of a magical corner of the world. Complete with hand-drawn maps ofthe 49locations, this handsome package will sit comfortably on the short shelf of enduring books about places, alongside E. B. White's Here is New York, Jose Saramago's Journey to Portugal, or Alfred Kazin's A Walker in the City.
This coffee table book for adults and children is a wonderful collection of high-quality images produced by a series of professional photographers. Please note that this book contains no text, information or facts only an unique selection of medium sized images that portray the subject.
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