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Oppian Hill

The Oppian Hill is the southern spur of the Esquiline Hill, one of the Seven Hills of Rome, Italy. It is separated from the Cispius on the north by the valley of the Suburra, and from the Caelian Hill on the south by the valley of the Colosseum. ...

Quirinal Hill

The Quirinal Hill is one of the Seven Hills of Rome, at the north-east of the city center. It is the location of the official residence of the Italian head of state, who resides in the Quirinal Palace, by metonymy "the Quirinal" has come to stand ...

Viminal Hill

The Viminal Hill is the smallest of the famous Seven Hills of Rome. A finger-shape cusp pointing toward central Rome between the Quirinal Hill to the northwest and the Esquiline Hill to the southeast, it is home to the Teatro dellOpera and the Te ...

High Resolution Stereo Camera

High Resolution Stereo Camera is a camera experiment on Mars Express. A version for Earth called HRSC-AX was also developed, was a version for Mars 96. It has four main parts: camera head, super resolution channel, instrument frame, and digital u ...

Mars Orbiter Camera

The Mars Orbiter Camera and Mars Observer Camera were scientific instruments on board the Mars Observer and Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft. The camera was built by Malin Space Science Systems for NASA and the cost of the whole MOC scientific inv ...

Mastcam-Z

Mastcam-Z is a multispectral, stereoscopic imaging instrument selected by NASA for the upcoming Mars 2020 rover mission. The Principal Investigator is Jim Bell of Arizona State University. The instrument will be built by Malin Space Science Syste ...

Thermal Emission Imaging System

The Thermal Emission Imaging System is a camera on board the 2001 Mars Odyssey orbiter. It images Mars in the visible and infrared parts of the electromagnetic spectrum in order to determine the thermal properties of the surface and to refine the ...

Visual Monitoring Camera

The Visual Monitoring Camera, also known as the Video Monitoring Camera and Mars Webcam, is a small camera mounted on Mars Express spacecraft. It is operated by the Mars Express Flight Control Team at ESOC in Darmstadt, Germany. Originally, VMC w ...

CryoSat

CryoSat is an ESA programme to monitor variations in the extent and thickness of polar ice through use of a satellite in low Earth orbit. The information provided about the behaviour of coastal glaciers that drain thinning ice sheets will be key ...

Future Imagery Architecture

Future Imagery Architecture was a program to design a new generation of optical and radar imaging US reconnaissance satellites for the National Reconnaissance Office. In 2005 NRO director Donald Kerr recommended the projects termination, and the ...

Lacrosse (satellite)

Lacrosse or Onyx is a series of terrestrial radar imaging reconnaissance satellites operated by the United States National Reconnaissance Office. While not officially confirmed by the NRO or the Government of the United States prior to 2008, ther ...

OPS 3762

OPS 3762, also known as FTV-2355, was an American reconnaissance satellite which was launched in 1964. It was the first radar imaging satellite to be launched, and the only Quill spacecraft to fly. Its mission was to demonstrate radar imaging tec ...

USA-215

USA-215, also known as NRO Launch 41 or NROL-41, is an American reconnaissance satellite, operated by the National Reconnaissance Office. Launched in 2010, it has been identified as the first in a new series of radar imaging satellites, developed ...

Venera 4V-2

Venera 4V-2 was a series of two identical spacecraft sent to Venus by the Soviet Union, consisting of Venera 15 and Venera 16. Both unmanned orbiters were to map the surface of Venus using high resolution imaging systems. The spacecraft were iden ...

Every Eye

Every Eye is a 1956 novel by the British author Isobel English. The novel describes the life of a girl who eventually marries a younger man and travels with him to the Spanish island of Ibiza. It is written in both the present and past tense, alt ...

Is Harry on the Boat

Is Harry On The Boat is a 1997 novel by Colin Butts based on his diaries of his extended time in Ibiza with his friends as part of its club scene. It was originally published by Butts himself by his own publishing company, Tuesday Morning Publish ...

Dead Men Dont Leave Tips

Dead Men Dont Leave Tips: Adventures X Africa by Brandon Wilson is a non-fiction travel narrative about a couples honeymoon on a seven-month, 10.000-mile, 17-country trans-African overland safari from London to Cape Town, South Africa.

Gens des nuages

Gens des nuages is a travel journal written in French by the French Nobel laureate J. M. G. Le Clezio and his wife Jemia. Gens des nuages could be translated as meaning The Cloud People It was written during a trip to the Sahara and published in ...

The Amateur Emigrant

The Amateur Emigrant is Robert Louis Stevensons travel memoir of his journey from Scotland to California in 1879-1880. It is not a complete account, covering the first third, by ship from Europe to New York City. The middle leg of the trip is doc ...

The American Scene

The American Scene is a book of travel writing by Henry James about his trip through the United States in 1904-1905. Ten of the fourteen chapters of the book were published in the North American Review, Harpers and the Fortnightly Review in 1905 ...

Americana (book)

Americana: Dispatches from the New Frontier is a 2004 collection of non-fiction essays compiled by American historian and author Hampton Sides. The book was published in paperback on April 13, 2004 through Doubleday.

Bad Land: An American Romance

Bad Land: An American Romance is a travelogue of Jonathan Rabans research, over a two-year period, into the settlement of southeastern Montana in the early 20th century. The focus of the book is on the least-populated and least-known area of the ...

Caucasian Journey

Caucasian Journey is a travel book written by the American foreign correspondent Negley Farson, describing his journey in the mountains of the western Caucasus in 1929. Farson undertook the journey in the company of Alexander Wicksteed, a writer ...

Coasting (book)

Written as a travelogue, Coasting describes Jonathan Rabans single-handed 4.000 mile voyage around Britain which he made in 1982 at the age of 40 in an old restored 32-foot sea-going ketch, the Gosfield Maid. An important point is that Raban sail ...

English Hours

English Hours is a book of travel writing by Henry James published in 1905. The book collected various essays James had written on England over a period of more than thirty years, beginning in the 1870s. The essays had originally appeared in such ...

Italian Hours

Italian Hours is a book of travel writing by Henry James published in 1909. The book collected essays that James had written over nearly forty years about a country he knew and loved well. James extensively revised and sometimes expanded the essa ...

Letters and Notes on the Customs and Manners of the North American Indians

Letters and Notes on the Customs and Manners of the North American Indians is a two-volume travel narrative by George Catlin, an American painter, author, and traveler. The book, published in 1842 in London, was written during eight years of trav ...

A Little Tour in France

A Little Tour in France is a book of travel writing by American writer Henry James. Originally published under the title En Province in 1883–1884 as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly, the book recounts a six-week tour James made of many provincial ...

Observations in the Orient

Observations in the Orient: The Account of a Journey to Catholic Mission Fields in Japan, Korea, Manchuria, China, Indo-China, and the Philippines is the travel book and account of James Anthony Walsh on his travels through Asia between fall 1917 ...

One for the Road (Bjorn Christian Torrissen book)

"One For The Road" is a travel book by Bjorn Christian Torrissen, first published in 2008. The book was translated from Norwegian, where it was published under the title "I pose og sekk!".

Yak Butter Blues

In 1992, the author, his wife Cheryl, and their Tibetan horse Sadhu set off on an ancient 1.000-kilometer 620 mi pilgrimage trail from Lhasa, Tibet, to Kathmandu, Nepal. The original motivation for the trip will be the first Western couple to com ...

Ghost Empire (Richard Fidler book)

Ghost Empire is a 2016 book by Richard Fidler. It is about the history of Constantinople up to the conquest by the Ottoman Empire interspaced with the experiences of Fidler and his son who took a trip to Istanbul in 2014.

Husky Be My Guide

Husky Be My Guide is a travel book by F. J. Thwaites. It was the first in a series of travel books written by Thwaites based on his real-life adventures.

The Unlikely Voyage of Jack de Crow

The Unlikely Voyage of Jack de Crow is a 2002 book written and illustrated by A. J. MacKinnon about the authors 1997 journey from North Shropshire to the Black Sea in a small Mirror dinghy. The book describes the journey that begins as a journey ...

Arabia Through the Looking Glass

Arabia Through the Looking Glass is Jonathan Rabans first travel book, published in 1979, describing his travels in the Middle East, the Arab countries he visits and the people he meets along the way.

Between the Woods and the Water

Between the Woods and the Water is a travel book by British author Patrick Leigh Fermor, the second in a series of three books narrating the authors journey on foot across Europe from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople in 1933/34. The first bo ...

For Love & Money

For Love & Money: Writing, Reading, Travelling, 1968 - 1987 is a book by Jonathan Raban. As the author states in the opening chapter, it is partly a collection of case-histories of his writing career over twenty years as a professional writer.

Hitch-hikers Guide to Europe

The Hitch-hikers Guide to Europe was a guide book, copyright 1971 by Ken Welsh and first published that year in the UK by Pan Books. A first American edition was published in 1972 by Stein and Day, New York, NY, USA.

Life on the Lagoons

Life on the Lagoons, which deals with the history and topography of the watery area around the city of Venice, is the first book by the Scottish historian Horatio Brown. The first edition was published in London in 1884, there was a revised secon ...

Sea and Sardinia

Sea and Sardinia is a travel book by the English writer D. H. Lawrence. It describes a brief excursion undertaken in January 1921 by Lawrence and his wife Frieda, a.k.a. Queen Bee, from Taormina in Sicily to the interior of Sardinia. They visited ...

A Time to Keep Silence

A Time to Keep Silence is a travel book by British author Patrick Leigh Fermor. It describes Fermors sojourns in monasteries across Europe, and is praised by William Dalrymple as a "sublime masterpiece". It was one of the first publications from ...

Ghost Rider: Travels on the Healing Road

Ghost Rider: Travels on the Healing Road is a 2002 philosophical travel memoir by Neil Peart, the drummer and main lyricist for the Canadian progressive rock band Rush. It chronicles Pearts long-distance motorcycle riding throughout North and Cen ...

Lorely, souvenirs dAllemagne

Lorely is a collection of travel essays and a drama by Gerard de Nerval. The essays describe de Nervals journeys along the Rhine and in the Netherlands and Belgium. It takes its title from the Lorelei, a rock on the eastern bank of the river Rhin ...

Le monde en stop

Le Monde en stop, 5 annees à lecole de la vie is the first travelbook of Ludovic Hubler, published in 2009 at Georama edition. In this book, he summarizes his tour of the world by hitchhiking, which he did between 2003 and 2008. This book was awa ...

Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India

Dalrymples seventh book is about the lives of nine Indians, a Buddhist monk, a Jain nun, a lady from a middle-class family in Calcutta, a prison warden from Kerala, an illiterate goat herd from Rajasthan, and a devadasi among others, as seen duri ...

Starters with Mocktales

Starters with Mocktales is a 2012 travel novel by Indian author Aditya Krishnan. The book was released online via Amazon.com on 24 June 2012 as an ebook and subsequently also sold as a paperback. Starters with Mocktales includes 16 travel stories ...

Sum to Infinity (book)

Sum to Infinity is a 2014 travel novel by Indian author Aditya Krishnan. The book was released online via Amazon.com on 24 July 2014, two years after his first novel Starters with Mocktales. The book was voted number 1 in the Amazon kindle store, ...

Democracy Wall

During the November 1978 to December 1979, thousands of people put up "big character posters" on a long brick wall of Xidan Street, Xicheng District of Beijing, to protest about the political and social issues of China. Under acquiescence of the ...

Baltadvaris Castle

Baltadvaris Castle was a fortified manor house, sometimes incorrectly described as a bastion castle, located about 2 kilometres west of Videniskiai in Moletai District Municipality, Lithuania. Situated on the left bank of the Siesartis River, the ...

Biecz Castle

During the course of history, there existed three separate castles in Biecz. Currently, only the ruins of one of these remain. Of the other two castles, one was built in the current location of the Franciscan church, while the other was located o ...

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