Central Asia

Central Asia Author Bradley Mayhew
ISBN-10 9781741791488
Year 2010
Pages 564
Language en
Publisher Lonely Planet
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Central Asia is Lonely Planet's heartland. Exploring Uzbekistan's blue-domed medressas, sleeping in felt yurts among Kyrgyzstan's mountains or selecting fruit in Kazakhstan's markets: we do it all with passion and expertise. Live your own Silk Road dream with this 5th edition as your guide. Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip. In This Guide Color feature on local traditions, ancient buildings & outdoor activities Extensive regional coverage: the only guide to include Afghanistan Bonus section on hiking, horse treks & mountaineering

Lonely Planet Central Asia

Lonely Planet Central Asia Author Lonely Planet
ISBN-10 9781743000786
Year 2014-04-01
Pages 10
Language en
Publisher Lonely Planet
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Central Asia is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Sample lamb kebabs and nan bread from roadside grills, hike through the spectacular canyons of the Kyrgyz Alatau Range, or marvel at Yasaui Mausoleum's beautiful architecture; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Central Asia and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Central Asia Travel Guide: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests Insider tips save you time and money, and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, the Silk Road, religion, art, literature, film, music, architecture, landscapes, border crossings, outdoor activities, wildlife, environment, and cuisine Over 65 maps Coverage of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Almaty, Taraz, Astana, Tashkent, Khorezm, Karakalpakstan, Bishkek, Tamchy, Naryn, Dushanbe, Khojand, Khorog, Ashgabat, Merv, and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices) Zoom-in maps and images bring it all up close and in greater detail Downloadable PDF and offline maps let you stay offline to avoid roaming and data charges Seamlessly flip between pages Easily navigate and jump effortlessly between maps and reviews Speedy search capabilities get you to what you need and want to see Use bookmarks to help you shoot back to key pages in a flash Visit the websites of our recommendations by touching embedded links Adding notes with the tap of a finger offers a way to personalise your guidebook experience Inbuilt dictionary to translate unfamiliar languages and decode site-specific local terms Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Bradley Mayhew, Mark Elliott, Tom Masters and John Noble. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan Author Laurence Mitchell
ISBN-10 9781841628561
Year 2015-02-05
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Bradt Travel Guides
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Deep within central Asia, Kyrgyzstan's beautiful mountainscapes, dreamlike rock formations and semi-nomadic culture are gloriously unspoiled. A trip here can be as adventurous as you please: admire 5,000-year-old petroglyphs at Saimaluu-Tash, gallop on horseback through the rugged Ala-Archa Canyon, visit Bishkek's Soviet-era statues or simply laze on the shores of the vast Lake Issyk-Kul.Now in its third edition, this remains the only English-language guide dedicated solely to Kyrgyzstan. It offers in-depth coverage of historical background, health, safety and transport, plus author recommendations on the best yurt camps and chaikhanas. Join Laurence Mitchell on a magnificent journey through the country's remote Silk Road villages, ancient conifer forests and rolling alpine meadows.

Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan Author Sophie Ibbotson
ISBN-10 9781784770174
Year 2016-08-15
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Bradt Travel Guides
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Uzbekistan Travel Guide - Expert advice and holiday tips including Tashkent architecture and hotels, Silk Road history, Islamic art and textiles, museums and culture. Also included are detailed maps, trekking and hiking routes, touring by bike, public transport, archaeological sites like Samarkand and Bukara, Fergana Valley and Kyzylkum Desert.

Central Asia

Central Asia Author Justin Jon Rudelson
ISBN-10 1740591143
Year 2008
Pages 239
Language en
Publisher
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Chit-chat your way along the famous Silk Road with this broad-ranging phrasebook. And once you've made an effort to speak any of the native Central Asian languages with the locals, you won't need to look up the translation for the word 'hospitality'.Covers Uyghur, Uzbek, Kyrgyz, Kazakh, Pashto, Tajik and more.

Southeast Asia on a Shoestring

Southeast Asia on a Shoestring Author China Williams
ISBN-10 1742207537
Year 2014-08-01
Pages 973
Language en
Publisher
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Describes the history, geography, and people of the region and recommends hotels, restaurants, transportation, shopping, attractions, and historical sites that are suitable for travelers on a budget.

Greece

Greece Author Korina Miller
ISBN-10 9781742203423
Year 2010
Pages 804
Language en
Publisher Lonely Planet
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Experience the best of Greece with Lonely Planet. Whether that's taking an evening stroll past the flood-lit Acropolis in Athens, enjoying a crisp white wine on a Santorini vineyard tour, finding your own private beach paradise on tiny Psara, or basking in past glories at Olympia's atmospheric stadium Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip. In This Guide: Full-Color highlights show you the very best of Greece In-Depth coverage of Greece's ancient sites, including maps Unique Green Index to help make your travels ecofriendly

China Ediz Inglese

China  Ediz  Inglese Author Damian Harper
ISBN-10 9781740599153
Year 2007
Pages 1028
Language en
Publisher Lonely Planet
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Complemented by easy-to use, reliable maps, helpful recommendations, authoritative background information, and up-to-date coverage of things to see and do, a popular travel guide helps the world traveler discover China with its teeming cities, mountain temples, and ancient palaces. Original.

Mongolia

Mongolia Author Michael Kohn
ISBN-10 9781741793178
Year 2011
Pages 299
Language en
Publisher Lonely Planet
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Describes the history, geography, and people of Mongolia and shares information on major points of interest, activities, hotels, restaurants, and shopping.

Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan Author Paul Brummell
ISBN-10 1841622346
Year 2008
Pages 408
Language en
Publisher Bradt Travel Guides
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Located between Russia and China, Kazakhstan is characterised by wide expanses of steppe bound in by mountains in the southeast, and the shores of the Caspian Sea in the west.This new guide includes arrangements for visiting natural parks and unique sights such as the singing sand dune and the Sharyn Canyon - Asia's equivalent of the Grand Canyon. Although most Kazaks are now settled, the nomadic tradition of the steppe and, prominently the yurt, remains at the heart of their culture.The Bradt guide provides in-depth explanation of these rich traditions and more.Statistics are scarce, but visitors include oil workers heading to the towns of the west, ornithologists, trekkers focussed on the mountains, and those involved in development assistance work.

Central Asia

Central Asia Author John S. King
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105021952572
Year 1996
Pages 539
Language en
Publisher Lonely Planet
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In 1955, four intrepid Brits set out on a 'bit of an adventure'. They planned to drive to London from Kenya in an eight horse-power Morris Traveller - via the Sahara desert that turned their joyride into a nightmare, when their jaunt across the sands ended in a desperate fight for survival. This tells their story.

Tony Wheeler s Bad Lands

Tony Wheeler s Bad Lands Author Tony Wheeler
ISBN-10 9781742204765
Year 2011-04-01
Pages
Language en
Publisher Lonely Planet
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In an age of plastic knives on planes, Tony Wheeler can make the extraordinary claim of having visited all the rogue countries currently on newreaders' lip. Badlands is a witty first-hand account of his travels through some of the most repressive anddangerous regimes in the world: Afghanistan, Albania, Burma (Myanmar), Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea and Saudi Arabia. Taking into account each country's attitude to human rights, terrorism and foreign policy, he asks 'what makes a countrytruly evil?' and 'how bad is really bad?' - all the while engaging with a colorful cast of locals and hapless tour guides, ruminating on history and debunking popular myths. Written by the founder of Lonely Planet, this fascinating account oflife in these closed-off countries will appeal to anyone with an interest in the state of the world today

Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan Author Paul Brummell
ISBN-10 1841621447
Year 2005
Pages 246
Language en
Publisher Bradt Travel Guides
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The first guide in English to this former-Soviet Central Asian country covers everything travelers businesspeople and archaeologists need to know from information on Silk Road treasures to horse trekking to strategies for overcoming red tape

Tajikistan

Tajikistan Author Sophie Ibbotson
ISBN-10 9781841624556
Year 2013
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Bradt Publications
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Tajikistan is Central Asia's smallest and least understood country. Epic mountain landscapes, glacial lakes and the mighty Oxus River encircle ancient Buddhist sites, Silk Road trading posts, medieval shrines and planned Soviet cities. The guide includes tried and tested trekking routes in the Fann, Zerafshan and Pamir mountain ranges for various levels of experience. Comprehensive bird-watching and wildlife sections are provided by BBC journalist Ben Tavener. Rich historical detail and entertaining anecdotes are drawn from the historical archives of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs and with first-hand descriptions of everything from Soghdian ruins to playing the traditional sport of buz kashi or 'dead goat polo', Tajikistan's authors bring the country alive.

Lonely Planet Central America on a shoestring

Lonely Planet Central America on a shoestring Author Lonely Planet
ISBN-10 9781742203232
Year 2010-09-01
Pages 776
Language en
Publisher Lonely Planet
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Lonely Planet knows Central America. Whether you want to explore ancient Maya ruins, zip through rainforest canopies or search out the best surf breaks, this 7th edition is your key to adventure. Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to theheart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip. In This Guide: Full color highlights chapter with toppicks from other travelers. Detailed itineraries to get you started on your trip to Central America. Unique Green Index makes ecofriendly travel that much easier.