Travel books I want to keep

A Listmania! list by ZANTHOULA
 
Taking on the World
1.  Taking on the World by Ellen MacArthur
The list author says:
  "The author is my heroine. With spirit and dedication, from Derbyshire to the world's oceans, she inspires you to go for it, whoever you are."
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

The Towers of Trebizond (Flamingo)
2.  The Towers of Trebizond (Flamingo) by Rose Macaulay
The list author says:
  "A timeless English classic, profound, witty and adorable from the first words, "'Take my camel, dear', said my Aunt Dot". . ."
£8.79   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

The Wild Places
3.  The Wild Places by Robert Macfarlane
The list author says:
  "Beautifully written. The Wild Places still exist and here is how to discover and navigate them."
£6.99   Used & New from: £2.44
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews)

Three Ways to Capsize a Boat: An Optimist Afloat
4.  Three Ways to Capsize a Boat: An Optimist Afloat by Chris Stewart
The list author says:
  "Self-deprecating sailing fun. How absolutely not to do it, but he did it."
£8.79   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (125 customer reviews)

The Voyage of the "Cap Pilar"
5.  The Voyage of the "Cap Pilar" by Adrian Seligman
The list author says:
  "Joyous adventure. In the 1930s a young man inherits the money to buy a house. Instead he marries a teenage wife and buys a sailing ship."
£10.95   Used & New from: £0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Reflections on a Marine Venus
6.  Reflections on a Marine Venus by Lawrence Durrell
The list author says:
  "Poverty and sunshine after tragedy. A salutary reminder of life on the island of Rhodes in the immediate aftermath of the Aegean War."
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Orchids for Aphrodite: Aegean Odyssey
7.  Orchids for Aphrodite: Aegean Odyssey by Ursula Haselden
The list author says:
  "An idyll, rough sides and all. Liveaboards and a Greek cat in a small sailing boat make a wide-ranging exploration of the Aegean coast and islands. A book to savour and refer to."
£16.64   Used & New from: £2.25
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople - From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube
8.  A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople - From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube by Patrick Leigh Fermor
The list author says:
  "A delightful teenager walks from the Hook of Holland to Budapest in innocent acceptance of life as a "time of gifts"."
£8.69   Used & New from: £3.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (114 customer reviews)

Notes From A Small Island
9.  Notes From A Small Island by Bill Bryson
The list author says:
  "Excruciatingly, laugh-out-loud funny. An American's warmly affectionate take on the English. Not to be missed."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (305 customer reviews)

Sea Room
10.  Sea Room by Adam Nicolson
The list author says:
  "A young man inherits the Hebridean Shiant Islands inhabited by puffins and black rats. He dredges up a golden torque and is embraced by Viking and Early Christian history."
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

More Actions

Discover more about this author
 See all of their Listmania! lists
Make your own list
 Create a Listmania! list
View your page on Amazon.co.uk
 Go to Your Profile page

About this Listmania!

 

Author

ZANTHOULA
Qualifications: Farbeyonder, traveller
Last updated: 01/08/2009
Report abuse
    

More Listmania!

 

My favourite Aegean Books My favourite Aegean Books

My favourite Aegean Books: A list of 19 items by ZANTHOULA

Dreaming of another life... Dreaming of another life...

Dreaming of another life...: A list of 6 items by "ellysophie"

What to get them for Christmas What to get them for Christmas

What to get them for Christmas: A list of 9 items by Eclectic Reader

Simply my favourite books Simply my favourite books

Simply my favourite books: A list of 8 items by W. Dowden "First Mate"

Inspiring Stuff! Inspiring Stuff!

Inspiring Stuff!: A list of 7 items by Jen