Secret New York

Author: T. M. Rives
Publisher: Editions Jonglez
ISBN: 9782361952372
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Let Secret New York guide you around the unusual and unfamiliar. Step off the beaten track with this fascinating and unusual New York guide book and let our local experts show you the well-hidden treasures of this amazing city. Ideal for local inhabitants and curious travellers alike.

Secret Washington

Author: Sharon Pendana
Publisher: Editions Jonglez
ISBN: 9782361952198
Size: 79.55 MB
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"A Darth Vader grotesque on a church, a giant chair, the longest escalator in the western hemisphere, a fence forged from War of 1812 muskets, a yet uncracked cryptographic sculpture, the world's oldest continuously operating airport, the only Civil War battleground within the District border, go "behind the curtain" to see the work of an art conservator, have a "close encounter" with one of cinema's most beloved spaceships ... Far from the crowds and the usual clichés, Washington DC is a reserve of well-concealed treasures only revealed to those who know how to wander off the beaten track, whether residents or visitors. An indispensable guide for those who thought they knew the city well, or who would like to discover the hidden face of the city"--Back cover.

Secret Campania Pompeii Amalfi Coast And Naples Area

Author: Maria Franchini
Publisher: Secret
ISBN: 9782361952754
Size: 14.68 MB
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Written by local experts, our secret guides are intended both for the local inhabitants themselves and the curious traveller. The places included in our guides are unusual and unfamiliar, allowing one to step off the beaten track.

111 Museums In New York That You Must Not Miss

Author: Wendy Lubovich
Publisher: Emons Publishers
ISBN: 9783740803797
Size: 24.84 MB
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- The ultimate insider's guide to New York's museums - Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides - Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 300 titles and 1.8 million copies in print worldwide - Appeals to both the local market (more than 20 million people call the New York metropolitan area home) and the tourist market (more than 60 million people visit New York City every year!) - Fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographs New Yorkers love their museums. It's an obsession. From Gauguin to gangsters, finance to food, New York City has the richest museum culture in the world. Only here, can a former rundown tenement, be transformed to one of the most beloved museums in the city. And for New Yorkers, simply finding the best museums is an urban sport itself; a personal quest to seek out the cool, the curious and the uncanny. Consider this book your little cheat sheet. A treasure guide to the secret corners of the iconic museums, a field guide to the little museums you never dreamed existed. Dive in. Press pause from the world and discover a curated reality. We learn, we grow, we are amused and inspired. And when we leave, we feel a little more connected to the city around us, and to ourselves. And that's what being a New Yorker is all about.

111 Places In The Bronx That You Must Not Miss

Author: Kevin C. Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Emons Publishers
ISBN: 9783740804923
Size: 16.71 MB
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- The ultimate insider's guide to the Bronx- Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides- Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 250 titles and 1.5 million copies in print worldwide- Appeals to both the local market (more than 20 million people call New York City home) and the tourist market (more than 60.5 million people visit New York City every year!)- Fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographsNew York City's borough of the Bronx draws millions of people annually to visit the largest zoological park in the United States, or to catch a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. Beyond the animal cages (and batting cages) is a section of the city filled with art, food, music, and unusual sites that can only be found in one place: Da Bronx. The Bronx offers some of the most amazing experiences for visitors to New York City because it is so unexplored. You can take a canoe down a river, or take a course in pole dancing school. The Bronx has a rich history, which includes the American Revolution, that has given way to today's rebels in street fashion. Sit down and feast on dishes from Ghana and Italy. Learn to roll cigars. Pay homage to the founders of rap music and hip hop culture. And explore quiet cemeteries' stunning architecture. The borough is home the largest park in New York City, waterfront vistas that are unparalleled, and access to riverfronts and bays. Whether you are a first-time visitor, longtime resident, or a native, you will find 111 hidden gems in the Bronx. The most unexplored borough of New York City is yours to discover with 111 Places in the Bronx That You Must Not Miss.

Weird Florida

Author: Charlie Carlson
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402766848
Size: 53.49 MB
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Praise for Weird Florida: "...this series is distinguished by its focus on stories over places and its colorful photos.” --Library Journal

Essential Shit Facts That Will Scare The Total Shit Out Of You

Author: Cary McNeal
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1446355071
Size: 16.11 MB
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Disturbing phenomena are everywhere we turn and this book is jam-packed with facts that will truly horrify you but undoubtedly entertain and educate at the same time. From the ugly truth about food and drink, to the human body exposed to the beastly tales of creatures that outnumber us - no subject is off limits. Did you know there is a sneaky fish that can swim up your genitals? Or that the average human loses 85,000 brain cells each day? If not, read on - there's plenty more where that came from.

Summit

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Haunted Heritage

Author: Michele Hanks
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315427591
Size: 65.27 MB
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Haunted Heritage is a fascinating scholarly examination of the dynamics of ghost or paranormal tourism. Michele Hanks explores how this phenomenon allows for the re-articulation and re-configuring of ideas of heritage, epistemic authority, nation, and belonging. Drawing on long-term ethnographic fieldwork, Hanks delves into the anthropological, sociological, political, historical, and cultural factors that drive this burgeoning business. Using York, England, said to be “the most haunted city in the world,” as the base for her research, Hanks focuses on three forms of ghost tourism: ghost walks, commercial ghost hunts, and non-profit ghost hunts and paranormal investigations, comparing the experience of York with other sites of ghost tourism globally. This book will appeal to scholars interested in tourism, heritage, the paranormal, visual cultural, British studies, or popular religion.

New York

Author: Viction:workshop
Publisher: Victionary
ISBN: 9789881222794
Size: 35.15 MB
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Citix60 is a pocket-sized informative, handpicked list of local hot spots for travellers who are ready to lose themselves into the truest spirit of the world's most exhilarating design hubs. Focusing on urban life, each volume is a unique collaboration with 60 regional creatives who have distinctive tastes and vision in life and disciplines varying from music, design, architecture, advertising and food etc. Whether it's a one day stopover, or a week-long journey, CITIx60 is your inspirational sputnik.