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NatGeo Epic Journeys Hardcover Book, "Epic Journeys"$40
From rafting the Zambezi River's 23 stomach-flipping rapids to hiking the Inca trail and sailing from island to island in Greece, the travel experts at National Geographic reveal the world's best adventures in this stunning--and practical--treasury. From navigating the class-five rapids of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon to sandboarding the slopes of a volcano in Nicaragua to dogsledding in the Arctic, this beautiful and comprehensive book offers trips of a lifetime for explorers and adrenaline junkies alike. Filled with more than 300 vivid photographs, this inspirational guide reveals over 225 of the planet's best destinations for hikers, skiers, divers, rafters, and more. You'll also find everything you need to know for the ultimate epic journey: what to see, when to go, and what to do. Combining adventure with cultural experiences--for example, a safari through Madagascar or visiting the ruins of Buddhist temples after sea kayaking the warm waters of Vietnam--this one-of-a-kind collection, complemented by top ten lists and adventurer essays covering everything from the best hiking trails to the top wildlife parks, will lead you to new heights of exploration.
Nantucket: A Sailing Community, by Gary Jobson, "Nantucket: A Sailing Community"
Following the traditions of Nantucket as a maritime community, even garnering mention in Herman Melville’s ‘Moby Dick’, and where both Ahab and Starbuck call home, the Nantucket community continues its sailing traditions. Written by world class sailor, Gary Jobson, this book celebrates the sailing life of the island and its annual race week in photos and stories. Proceeds benefit Nantucket Community Sailing, an educational non-profit that provides affordable access to sailing and watersports to the public.
Putumayo Children's Acoustic Music CD, "Acoustic Dreamland"$14.98
Celebrated singer-songwriters perform unplugged music to lull children to sleep and to help adults unwind. The CD includes songs originally recorded by the Allman Brothers, James Taylor, Wilco and Mary Chapin Carpenter, among others. A read-aloud, mini storybook that parents can share with their children at bedtime accompanies the CD. 'Acoustic Dreamland' is the fifth release in Putumayo Kids' popular 'Dreamland' series.
National Geographic Atlas Of The National Parks Book, "Atlas Of The National Parks"$65
The first book of its kind, this stunning atlas showcases America's spectacular park system from coast to coast, richly illustrated with an inspiring and informative collection of maps, graphics, and photographs. From the white sand beaches of Dry Tortugas to the snowy peaks of Denali, this captivating book combines authoritative park maps with hundreds of graphics and photographs to tell the stories of America's sixty beloved national parks. Former ranger and author Jonathan Waterman introduces readers to the country's scenic reserves and highlights the extraordinary features that distinguish each: magnificent landmarks, thriving ecosystems, representative wildlife, fascinating histories, and more. With striking imagery and state-of-the-art graphics reflecting details of wildlife, climate, culture, archaeology, recreation, and more, this lush reference provides an up-close look at what makes these lands so special--and so uniquely American. A heartfelt foreword from National Geographic CEO Gary Knell reminds us how important these lands are to our lives and our national pride. Author(s): Jonathan Waterman