The perfect plan for booklovers!
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey
Subscribe to read the full book or read the first pages for free!
All characters reduced
Distant Reflections - A tale of love life and loss from Ukraine - cover

Distant Reflections - A tale of love life and loss from Ukraine

Valerie Pybus

Publisher: Green Olive Press

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

Perfect for a lazy day read.
Valerie’s passion for travel and writing come together in a collection of travel stories with a difference.
Far from being ‘just another travel book’, readers are transported with detailed sights, flavours, smells and indulgences that shape a complete and transformational immersion into faraway lands. 
Distant Reflections is your own personal transport system.
Take in the customs and history of Spain, Portugal and Morocco and enjoy new cultures and little-known poetry from many regions. 
Travelling is an aspiration for many, but for some it is unavailable. Valerie has been there and brought back the dramas, the mysteries, and the sheer delights to share with you.  
Why hesitate? Begin today.

Other books that might interest you

  • The Complete Works of John Muir (Illustrated Edition) - Travel Memoirs Wilderness Essays Environmental Studies & Letters - cover

    The Complete Works of John Muir...

    John Muir

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    This meticulously edited book brings you the complete works of an influential Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, glaciologist and advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States of America, known as "John of the Mountains" and "Father of the National Parks". This exceptional collection is comprised of Muir's travel memoirs, wilderness essays, environmental studies and personal letters.
    Contents:
    Books
    Picturesque California
    The Mountains of California
    Our National Parks
    My First Summer in the Sierra
    The Yosemite
    Travels in Alaska
    Stickeen: The Story of a Dog
    The Cruise of the Corwin
    A Thousand-mile Walk to the Gulf
    Steep Trails
    Studies in Sierra
    Articles and Speeches
    The National Parks and Forest Reservations
    Save the Redwoods
    Snow-storm on Mount Shasta
    Features of the Proposed Yosemite National Park
    A Rival of the Yosemite
    The Treasures of the Yosemite
    Yosemite Glaciers
    Yosemite in Winter
    Yosemite in Spring
    Edward Henry Harriman
    Edward Taylor Parsons
    The Hetch Hetchy Valley
    The Grand Cañon of the Colorado
    Autobiography
    The Story of My Boyhood and Youth
    Letters to a Friend
    Tribute
    Alaska Days With John Muir by Samuel Hall Young
    Show book
  • A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf (Illustrated Edition) - cover

    A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf...

    John Muir

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    "JOHN MUIR, Earth-planet, Universe."—These words are written on the inside cover of the notebook from which the contents of this volume have been taken. They reflect the mood in which the late author and explorer undertook his thousand-mile walk to the Gulf of Mexico. No less does this refreshingly cosmopolitan address, which might have startled any finder of the book, reveal the temper and the comprehensiveness of Mr. Muir's mind. He never was and never could be a parochial student of nature. 
    In September 1867, Muir undertook a walk of about 1,000 miles (1,600 km) from Kentucky to Florida, which he recounted in his book A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf. He had no specific route chosen, except to go by the "wildest, leafiest, and least trodden way I could find."
    Show book
  • Kokoda Trek - cover

    Kokoda Trek

    Nikki Moyes

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    “Steep are the hill we’re climbing today, Rivers and valleys dividing the way.” -Porters’ song Known as one of the world’s most spectacular and challenging treks, the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea, offers the experience of a lifetime. On the 75th anniversary of the campaign between Australian and Japanese troops, author Nikki Moyes trekked the 96km of track where her grandfather acted as a translator. Known for its steep, rugged, and muddy mountain terrain, the track also offers stunning scenery, magnificent jungle plant life, and friendly locals. This is what it is like to hike the Kokoda Track. 
     
    Includes photos and translated Japanese WWII documents.
    Show book
  • The Great Canadian Bucket List — Ontario - cover

    The Great Canadian Bucket List —...

    Robin Esrock

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    On his personal quest to check off the best of his home country, travel writer and host Robin Esrock catalogues must-sees, including nature, food, culture, history, adrenaline rushes, and quirky Canadiana. After spending years crafting the definitive Canadian Bucket List, he’s packed in enough for a lifetime, at least. In this special excerpt, Esrock takes us to the great variety of Ontario, from Canada’s largest city to the nation’s capital to the beauty of the province’s vast wilderness, in search of great experiences such as: leaning off the CN Tower skywalk, getting sprayed in Niagara Falls, visiting the great museums of Ottawa, and motorbiking around Lake Superior.
    Show book
  • Insight Guides Pocket Colombia (Travel Guide eBook) - (Travel Guide eBook) - cover

    Insight Guides Pocket Colombia...

    Insight Guides

    • 0
    • 3
    • 0
    Insight Pocket Guides: ideal itineraries and top travel tips in a pocket-sized package.Plan your trip, plan perfect days and discover how to get around - this pocket-sized guide is a convenient, quick-reference companion to discovering what to do and see in Colombia, from top attractions like Medellín to hidden gems, like exploring the country's Pacific coastlineCompact, concise, and packed with essential information about Where to Go and What to Do, this is an ideal on-the-move companion when you're exploring Colombia Covers Top Ten Attractions, including Bogotá and Cali and Perfect Day itinerary suggestionsOffers an insightful overview of landscape, history and cultureContains an invaluable pull-out map, and essential practical information on everything from Eating Out to Getting AroundInspirational colour photography throughoutSharp design and colour-coded sections make for an engaging reading experienceAbout Insight Guides: Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colour guide books, with almost 50 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides with user-friendly, modern design. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps, as well as phrase books, picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.
    Show book
  • Insight Guides Explore Paris (Travel Guide eBook) - cover

    Insight Guides Explore Paris...

    Insight Guides

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    A city for romantics, art enthusiasts and lovers of street life, Paris is eternally compelling, a beautiful urban landscape ideal for strolling through. Insight Guide Explore Paris is the ideal pocket companion for your trip: a full-colour guide containing 20 easy-to-follow routes around the City of Light. Inside Explore Paris:�       Discover the city's ancient Islands, the maze of narrow streets around Montmartre, the fashionable Marais and ultra-modern La D�fense. Plus routes around the exquisite Ch�teau de Versailles and Disneyland Paris for those with children in tow.�       Insight's trademark cultural coverage sets the routes in context, with introductions to Paris' cuisine, fabulous shopping and sophisticated nightlife as well as key historical dates.�       Our recommended places to eat and drink are highlighted in each route, with even more suggestions in the directory section, which also contains a wealth of useful practical information including a range of carefully selected accommodation to suit all budgets.�       Pull-out map with useful plotted routes. �       Evocative photography captures the essence of Parisian chic. 
    About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure. 
    'Insight Guides has spawned many imitators but is still the best of its type.' - Wanderlust Magazine
    Show book