By Anne-Marie Simons,Pierre Grenier
By Anne-Marie Simons,Pierre Grenier
By Merten Worthmann
By Jackie Feldman
For many Evangelical Christians, a visit to the Holy Land is a vital part of working towards their religion. Arriving in teams, almost all these pilgrims are guided through Jewish Israeli journey publications. For greater than 3 a long time, Jackie Feldman—born into an Orthodox Jewish relations in manhattan, now an Israeli citizen, student, and authorized guide—has been best excursions, examining Biblical landscapes, and fielding questions about faith and present politics. during this booklet, he attracts on pilgrimage and tourism stories, his personal stories, and interviews with different publications, Palestinian drivers and commute brokers, and Christian pastors to check the advanced interactions wherein publications and travelers "co-produce" the Bible Land. He uncovers the implicit politics of commute brochures and spiritual souvenirs. Feldman asks what it ability while Jewish-Israeli courses get stuck up of their personal performances or perform Christian rituals, and displays on how his interactions with Christian travelers have replaced his realizing of himself and his perspectives of religion.
By Philip Gerard
Gerard explores the myriad environmental and political concerns being performed out alongside the waters of the Cape worry. those comprise trade and environmental stewardship, wasteland and improvement, suburban sprawl and the decline and renaissance of internal towns, and personal rights as opposed to the general public good.
By National Geographic
By Jean Gerber
Jean and Michael Gerber did what such a lot people purely dream of doing. They bought their apartment, surrender their jobs, and began a massive and unexpected trip. In touring with no Reservations, Jean stocks the tale of touring the area together with her husband.
For years, utilizing the Greek Isles as a base, the couple crisscrossed Europe and the center East, studying as a lot approximately themselves because the unique locations they explored. In brilliant magazine entries, Jean chronicles their travels to nations together with Turkey, Switzerland, Italy, and Israel, recording the incredible points of interest and rituals, the diversity of sanitation preparations, the hikes and tenting, the burros and camels and sheep, and the quirks in their semi-trusty Subaru minibus.
Traveling with no Reservations offers a playful account of the unforeseen twists and turns lifestyles takes whilst touring with out fastened plans—adapting to new languages, cultures, and customs; embracing the strength of an eclectic mixture of humans; having fun with a myriad of culinary delights; and studying to renounce control.
“An enthralling learn, fueled not just through Jean Gerber’s irrepressible and irreverent humor, but in addition through her outstanding skill to connect to and have a good time the numerous faces of human nature. Her account of her travels via Europe and the center East is earthy, cheerful, occasionally poignant, and continuously hilarious. I enjoyed it!”—Franny Billingsley, nationwide e-book Award Finalist
“It’s an event from starting to end—full of colour and lifestyles. I couldn’t positioned it down.”—Mittie Babette Roger, writer of Aurora
By Robert D. Kaplan
As a boy, Robert D. Kaplan listened to his truck-driver father inform evocative tales approximately touring throughout the USA in his formative years, travels during which he discovered to appreciate the rustic actually from the floor up. there has been a particular word from Kaplan’s youth that captured this attitude: A westward traveller needs to “earn the Rockies” through driving—not flying—across the flat Midwest and nice Plains.
In Earning the Rockies, Kaplan undertakes his personal cross-country trip to recapture an appreciation of yank geography usually misplaced within the jet age. touring west, within the comparable course because the pioneers, Kaplan traverses a wealthy and sundry panorama that continues to be the first resource of yankee energy. alongside the best way, he witnesses either prosperity and decline—increasingly cosmopolitan towns that thrive on globalization, impoverished cities denuded through the lack of manufacturing—and paints a bracingly transparent photo of the United States today.
The background of westward growth is tested right here in a brand new light—as a narrative not only of genocide and individualism, but additionally of communalism and a appreciate for the bounds of a water-starved terrain, a frontier adventure that bent our nationwide personality towards pragmatism. Kaplan exhibits how the good midcentury works of geography and geopolitics via Bernard DeVoto, Walter Prescott Webb, and Wallace Stegner are extra suitable this present day than ever ahead of. Concluding his trip at Naval Base San Diego, Kaplan appears out around the Pacific Ocean to the subsequent frontier: China, India, and the rising international locations of Asia. And within the ultimate bankruptcy, he presents a gripping description of an anarchic global and explains why America’s international coverage reaction must be rooted in its personal geographical situation.
during this brief, severe meditation at the American panorama, Robert D. Kaplan reminds us of an neglected resource of yank energy: the truth that we're a kingdom, empire, and continent by surprise. Earning the Rockies is an pressing reminder of ways a nation’s geography nonetheless foreshadows its destiny, and the way we needs to reexamine our personal panorama with a purpose to confront the demanding situations that lie earlier than us.
Praise for Earning the Rockies
“There is extra perception right here into the Age of Trump than in bushels of political-horse-race journalism. . . . Earning the Rockies is a tonic, since it brings basics again into view.”—The long island occasions e-book overview (Editors’ Choice)
“A sui generis author . . . America’s East Coast institution has just one Robert Kaplan, somebody as fluently acquainted with the Balkans, Iraq, primary Asia and West Africa as he's approximately Ohio and Wyoming.”—Financial Times
“Kaplan has pursued tales in locations as distant as Yemen and Outer Mongolia. In Earning the Rockies, he visits a spot virtually as distant to many americans: those usa. . . . The author’s element is an efficient one: the USA is shaped, partially, through a geographic surroundings that's either sanctuary and watchtower.”—The Wall road Journal
“A brilliant reminder of the influence of America’s geography on its process. . . . Kaplan’s most recent contribution may be required reading.”—Henry A. Kissinger
“Unflinchingly sincere, this fresh process exhibits how rules from open air Washington, D.C., will stability America’s idealism and pragmatism in facing a replaced world.”—Secretary of safeguard James Mattis
By Gabriele Steckmeister
Den Kreuzfahrten liegen Lektorate mit eigenen Recherchen und teilnehmender Beobachtung des Alltags zugrunde. Für das Erkunden Unterägyptens habe ich zwei Kreuzfahrten, von Genua über Alexandria nach Venedig unternommen. Auch eine Weltreise hat durch die Durchfahrt des Suezkanals und das Ankern in Port acknowledged den Erfahrungsschatz vergrößert. Ein mehrtägiger Aufenthalt in Kairo bringt weitere wichtige Erkenntnisse.
Zwei Nil-„Kreuzfahrten“, von Luxor nach Assuan, runden das Bild ab.
By Gerhard Hoppmann
Die journey de Ländle ist wohl der grösste occasion für Fahrradtouren in Deutschland oder sogar in Europa und wird organisiert von SWR four und EnBW. Zwischen 2.000 und 3.000 Fahrradfahrerinnen und Fahrradfahrer nehmen regelmässig daran teil. Es ist der Wahnsinn und Abends dann immer grosse celebration mit bekannten Musikgruppen und –künstlern. 2009 ging die travel de Ländle von undesirable Waldsee hinauf nach Ladenburg am Neckar. Ich schreibe gerne alles Erlebte auf und so ist dieses Buch über die journey de Ländle 2009 entstanden. Es ist ein persönlicher Erlebnisbericht und er schildet meine persönlichen Erlebnisse und Eindrücke von der travel de Ländle 2009.