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  • Winds of the Steppe

    Walking the Great Silk Road from Central Asia to China

    by Bernard Ollivier and 1 more

    Bernard Ollivier pushes onward in his attempt to become the first person to walk the entire length of the Great Silk Road. “A gripping account. More than just a travel story—this is a quest for the Other.”—Alexis Liebaert, L’Événement**Picking up where Walking to Samarkand left off, Winds of the Steppe continues the astonishing tale of journalist Bernard Ollivier’s 7,200-mile walk from Turkey to ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • A Heart Divided

    Legends of the Condor Heroes Vol. 4

    by Jin Yong and 2 more

    series Legends of the Condor Heroes
    THE CHINESE "LORD OF THE RINGS" - NOW IN ENGLISH FOR THE FIRST TIME.THE SERIES EVERY CHINESE READER HAS BEEN ENJOYING FOR DECADES - 300 MILLION COPIES SOLD."Jin Yong's work, in the Chinese-speaking world, has a cultural currency roughly equal to that of "Harry Potter" and "Star Wars" combined" Nick Frisch, New Yorker"Like every fairy tale you're ever loved, imbued with jokes and epic grandeur. ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • American Traitor

    A gripping military thriller from ex-Special Forces Commander Brad Taylor

    by Brad Taylor

    series Taskforce #15
    An enemy is dangerous. A traitor is lethal.They call them the Taskforce. Designed to operate outside the bounds of law, trained to exist on the ragged edge of human capability, their existence is as essential as it is illegal. Recruited from top operators in the intelligence spheres and led by ex-Special Forces Operator Pike Logan, they're a formidable unit. Prepared for anything.And they need to ... Read more

    $2.19 AUD

  • Walking to Samarkand

    The Great Silk Road from Persia to Central Asia

    by Bernard Ollivier and 1 more

    Acclaimed journalist Bernard Ollivier continues his epic journey across Persia and Central Asia as he walks the length of the Great Silk Road.Walking to Samarkand is journalist Bernard Ollivier’s stunning account of the second leg of his 7,200-mile walk from Istanbul, Turkey, to Xi’an, China, along the Silk Road--the longest and perhaps most mythical trade route of all time. Picking up where Out ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • High Road to Tibet: Travels in China, Tibet, Nepal and India

    Round The World Travels, #3

    by John Dwyer

    series Round The World Travels #3
    "John Dwyer might be just the ticket to fill [Michael] Palin's well worn shoes" - HungryFeet.comOverland adventurer John Dwyer has less than three months to cross China, Tibet, Nepal and India and he has a to-do list:- Drink snake blood- Get smuggled into Tibet- Hike to Mount Everest- Watch the dead burning by the Ganges- Get from China to India in ten weeksFrom the Great Wall of China to the Taj ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Lost on Planet China

    The Strange and True Story of One Man's Attempt to Understand the World's Most Mystifying Nation or How He Became Comfortable Eating Live Squid

    by J. Maarten Troost

    The bestselling author of The Sex Lives of Cannibals returns with a sharply observed, hilarious account of his adventures in China—a complex, fascinating country with enough dangers and delicacies to keep him, and readers, endlessly entertained.Maarten Troost has charmed legions of readers with his laugh-out-loud tales of wandering the remote islands of the South Pacific. When the travel bug hit ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • Daughter of Heaven

    A Memoir with Earthly Recipes

    by Leslie Li

    In this powerful, touching memoir of a critically acclaimed Chinese-American writer, taste becomes the keeper of memory and food the keeper of culture when Nai-nai, her extraordinary grandmother, arrives from mainland China.Leslie Li’s paternal grandfather, Li Zogren, was China’s first democratically elected vice president, to whom Chiang Kai-shek left control of the country when he fled to ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Singapore Travel Guide - What To See & Do

    by April Ellis

    Our illustrated travel guide will take you to Singapore.Singapore is a city-state in Southeast Asia. Founded as a British trading colony in 1819, since independence it has become one of the world's most prosperous countries and boasts the world's busiest port. Combining the skyscrapers and subways of a modern, affluent city with a medley of Chinese, Malay and Indian influences and a tropical ... Read more

    $3.59 AUD

  • River Town

    Two Years on the Yangtze

    by Peter Hessler

    When Peter Hessler went to China in the late 1990s, he expected to spend a couple of peaceful years teaching English in the town of Fuling on the Yangtze River. But what he experienced - the natural beauty, cultural tension, and complex process of understanding that takes place when one is thrust into a radically different society - surpassed anything he could have imagined. Hessler observes ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Ubud, Bali (Indonesia) Travel Guide - What To See & Do

    by Shawn English

      Our illustrated travel guide will take you to Ubud, a town in central Bali, that is far removed from the drunken bikini scene in Kuta, and is regarded as the cultural centre of Bali. It is famous as an arts and crafts hub, and much of the town and nearby villages seems to consist of artists' workshops and galleries. There are some remarkable architectural and other sights to be found, and a ... Read more

    $3.59 AUD

  • The Chomolungma Diaries

    Climbing Mount Everest with a commercial expedition

    by Mark Horrell

    series Footsteps on the Mountain Diaries
    In April 2012 Mark Horrell travelled to Tibet hoping to become, if not the first person to climb Mount Everest, at least the first Karl Pilkington lookalike to do so.He joined a mountaineering expedition which included an Australian sexagenarian, two Brits whose idea of hydration meant a box of red wine, and a New Zealander who enjoyed reminding his teammates of the perils of altitude sickness and ... Read more

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  • Two Years in the Forbidden City

    by Der Ling

    Der Ling (whose Christian name was Elisabeth Antoinette), was born in Beijing in June 1885 and died in Berkeley, California in November 1944. She was a Manchu, the daughter of Yu Keng. Yu Keng was a member of the Manchu Plain White Banner Corps. After serving as Chinese Minister to Japan he was appointed Minister to the French Third Republic for four years in 1899. He was known for his ... Read more

    $3.59 AUD

  • Travel Beijing, China: Illustrated Guide, Phrasebook And Maps (Mobi Travel)

    by MobileReference

    This illustrated Travel Guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, transportation, cultural venues, dining, history and much more. Addresses, telephones, hours of operation and admissions ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • The Year of the Rabid Dragon

    A Beijing, China Thriller

    by L. H. Draken

    series A Nathan Troy Thriller #1
    Nathan Troy, an American freelance journalist, stumbles onto an unusual rash of rabies cases in Beijing, China. While translating for a french W.H.O doctor, Helene Laroque, sent to help contain the spread of the virus, he learns of the puzzling anomalies of the disease and how it is being dealt with by the local doctors. When Helene starts asking the wrong questions of the wrong people and gets ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD

  • On A Chinese Screen

    by W Somerset Maugham

    Maugham spent the winter months of 1919 travelling fifteen hundred miles up the Yangtze river. Always more interested in people than places, he noted down acute and finely crafted sketches of those he met on countless scraps of paper. In the resulting collection we encounter Western missionaries, army officers and company managers who are culturally out of their depth in the immensity of the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Chinese Conversation in Everyday Life 2: Sentences Phrases Words

    by Hongyang(Canada)/ 红洋(加拿大)

    series Chinese Conversation in Everyday Life -- Sentences Phrases Words #2
    Have you ever been in a situation where you feel frustrated because you are unable to express yourself in Chinese? This book can help you overcome the challenges of learning Chinese by providing you with necessary words, phrases, and sentences that can be applied to various real-life situations.This 102 pages book covers 6 daily conversation situations: Eating, Interview, Phone Call, Inviting, ... Read more

    $3.77 AUD

  • When a Billion Chinese Jump

    Voices from the Frontline of Climate Change

    by Jonathan Watts

    When a Billion Chinese Jump tells the story of China's - and the world's - biggest crisis. With foul air, filthy water, rising temperatures and encroaching deserts, China is already suffering an environmental disaster. Now it faces a stark choice: either accept catastrophe, or make radical changes.Traveling the vast country to witness this environmental challenge, Jonathan Watts moves from ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • China Travel Guide - Tiki Travel

    by Tiki Travel

    China Travel Guide - Tiki Travel The Tiki Travel guides use the text from WikiTravel.org, a complete and reliable worldwide travel guide written and edited by Wikitravellers from around the globe. An active table of contents enables users to jump directly to the section selected. Table of contents: - Tiki Travel Guide Books - Copyright - China - Understand - Regions - Cities - Other ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Travel Shanghai, China: Illustrated Travel Guide, Phrasebook, And Maps (Mobi Travel)

    by MobileReference

    This illustrated Travel Guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, transportation, cultural venues, dining, history and much more. Addresses, telephones, hours of operation and admissions ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • China: Don't Go There Until...

    by Rob Walters

    If you are thinking of going to China to teach or travel then don’t – not until you have read this book. The book may entice you to go or it may persuade you to stay. Either way if you are interested in China and wish to advance far beyond the tourist guide view, then read this book.The author lived in one of the most famous cities in China, yet few in the West have heard of it. He also lived near ... Read more

    $1.34 AUD

  • To the Edge of the World

    The Story of the Trans-Siberian Railway

    by Christian Wolmar

    Christian Wolmar expertly tells the story of the Trans-Siberian railway from its conception and construction under Tsar Alexander III, to the northern extension ordered by Brezhnev and its current success as a vital artery. He also explores the crucial role the line played in both the Russian Civil War -Trotsky famously used an armoured carriage as his command post - and the Second World War, ... Read more

    $12.64 AUD

  • Lonely Planet China

    by Piera Chen and 16 more

    series Travel Guide
    #1 best-selling guide to China*Lonely Planet ***China***is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Try dumplings in Beijing, visit the Great Wall or cruise down the Yangzi River -all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of China and begin your journey now!Inside Lonely Planet China:Colour ma... ... Read more

    $32.00 AUD

  • The Travels of Marco Polo (the complete Yule-Cordier Edition)

    by Marco Polo

    The Complete Yule-Cordier Edition, including the unabridged third edition (1903) of Henry Yule's annotated translation, as revised by Henri Cordier; together with Cordier's later volume of notes and addenda (1920). Both volumes in a single file. According to Wikipedia: "Books of the Marvels of the World (French: Livres des merveilles du monde) or Description of the World (Divisament dou monde), ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Hong Kong, China Travel Guide - What To See & Do

    by April Ellis

    Hong Kong, China, asia, beijing, shanghai, singapore, australiaOur illustrated travel guide will take you to Hong Kong, China.Hong Kong (Heūng góng in Cantonese, meaning fragrant harbour) is a place with multiple personalities, as a result of being both Cantonese Chinese and under a more recent contemporary ex-British influence. Today, the former British colony is a major tourism destination for ... Read more

    $3.59 AUD