Download Kon-Tiki: Ein Floss treibt über den Pazifik by Thor Heyerdahl PDF

By Thor Heyerdahl

Thor Heyerdahl struggle überzeugt: Die polynesische Kultur hat ihren Ursprung in Peru. Doch konnten die Menschen vor 1500 Jahren wirklich die Weiten des Pazifischen Ozeans überqueren?Um das zu demonstrieren, baute der Norweger ein einfaches Floß und begab sich mitfünf Begleitern auf die abenteuerliche Fahrt. Und tatsächlich erreichte er nach one hundred and one Tagensein Ziel – der Fachwelt und aller Gefahren zum Trotz.

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Download Desolation Island (Aubrey & Maturin, Book 5) by Patrick O'Brian PDF

By Patrick O'Brian

Commissioned to rescue Governor Bligh of Bounty status, Captain Jack Aubrey and his good friend and health care professional Stephen Maturin sail the Leopard to Australia with a carry packed with convicts. between them is a gorgeous and unsafe spy—and a treacherous ailment that decimates the team. With a Dutch man-of-war to windward, the undermanned, outgunned Leopard sails for her lifestyles into the freezing waters of the Antarctic, the place, in mountain seas, the Dutchman closes...

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Download The Three Musketeers (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) by Alexandre Dumas père PDF

By Alexandre Dumas père

A significant new translation of 1 of the main enduring works of literature, from the award- successful, bestselling co-translator of Anna Karenina-with a dazzling, specifically illustrated cover

The 3 Musketeers is the main well-known of Alexandre Dumas's ancient novels and probably the most well known event tales ever written. Now in a bracing new translation, this swashbuckling epic chronicles the adventures of d'Artagnan, a brash younger guy from the geographical region who trips to Paris in 1625 hoping to develop into a musketeer and shield to King Louis XIII. ahead of lengthy he reveals treachery and court docket intrigue-and additionally 3 boon partners: the bold swordsmen Athos, Porthos, and Aramis. jointly they try heroically to guard the glory in their queen opposed to the robust Cardinal Richelieu and the seductive undercover agent Milady.

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Download Indonesian New Guinea Adventure Guide: West Papua/Irian Jaya by Kal Muller, David Pickell PDF

By Kal Muller, David Pickell

Originally released in print shape in 2002. This e-book model published 2013.

This is the main entire advisor to Indonesian New Guinea ever produced. 1000's of pages of trip guidance and dozens of vigorous articles disguise each point of the island's background and geography, taking you to plenty of rarely-visited places.

Detailed maps of each city and quarter of Indonesian New Guinea are integrated, besides own innovations from our specialist authors on the way to get round, the place to stick and devour, and the way to get the easiest price for funds.

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Download Living on the Edge: A Year in Antarctica by Yvonne Claypole PDF

By Yvonne Claypole

Jim and Yvonne Claypole have lately again from a really outstanding yr in Antarctica the place they lived in a tiny hut chained to rocks in a single of the coldest and such a lot remoted spots on earth.

Before Jim and Yvonne's 12 months of dwelling with severe chilly, horrendous blizzards and diminishing sunlight all started they discovered they had captivated the curiosity of the Australian media and had a following of thousands of individuals during the kingdom. Many concept that they have been loopy, others enjoyed their spirit of event and resolution to persist with their life-long dream. regardless of the isolation, know-how enabled them to obtain e-mails from hundreds of thousands of good wishers, lots of whom have been readers hooked to Yvonne's highly renowned weekly articles within the New concept magazine.

Everyone was once serious about her descriptions in their lives in tiny equipment Hut and how that they tackled the issues of day by day residing at the frozen continent. They laughed with them because the elastic in Yvonne's undies perished with the chilly, and shared their worry and isolation because the blizzards threatened to rip machine hut aside they usually have been plunged into 24-hour darkness.

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Download The Wild Places by Robert Macfarlane PDF

By Robert Macfarlane

?An eloquent (and compulsively readable) reminder that, even though we?re laying waste the area, nature nonetheless holds sway over a lot of the earth?s surface.?
?Bill McKibben

Are there any certainly wild locations left in Britain and eire? that's the query that Robert Macfarlane poses to himself as he embarks on a chain of breathtaking trips via a number of the archipelago?s such a lot extraordinary landscapes. He climbs, walks, and swims by means of day and spends his nights drowsing on cliff-tops and in historical meadows and wildwoods. With splendor and keenness he entwines background, reminiscence, and panorama in a bewitching evocation of wildness and its very important significance. a distinct travelogue that might intrigue readers of ordinary heritage and event, The Wild Places solidifies Macfarlane?s recognition as a tender author to watch.

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Download Ethan of Athos (Vorkosigan Saga, Book 3) by Lois McMaster Bujold PDF

By Lois McMaster Bujold

Our hero is a quiet, upstanding citizen of Athos, an obstetrician in an international within which replica is performed completely through uterine replicator, with no assistance from residing ladies. challenge: the 200-year-old cultures should not supplying eggs the best way they used to, and makes an attempt to reserve replacements via mail have failed catastrophically. but if Ethan is distributed to determine what occurred and procure extra eggs, he unearths himself in a morass of Cetagandan covert ops and Jackson complete politics - and the single individual who's round to rescue him is the inimitable - and, disturbingly, woman - Elli Quinn, Dendarii rent-a-spy.

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Download The Moses Virus by Jack Hyland PDF

By Jack Hyland

The Moses Virus is a mystery basically set in modern-day Rome. American archaeologists die unexpectedly in an underground passageway within the Roman discussion board resulting in the buried rooms of Emperor Nero s Golden Palace. The Italian experts finish that the deaths have been attributable to a devastating and hugely contagious virus. Tom Stewart, an NYU forensic archaeologist who was once current whilst the deaths happened, turns into entangled within the race to discover the availability of the virus a race concerning many robust gamers desperately looking the lethal contagion. Stewart needs to locate and damage the virus earlier than others harness its sinister energy. The Vatican, international teams, the world's biggest genetically-modified seed producer all have their purposes, and none will cease until eventually they prevail, it doesn't matter what the fee or probability to hundreds of thousands of individuals if the virus escapes and factors a deadly disease.

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