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Into the Heart of Borneo by Redmond O'Hanlon
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"Ye Gods, old man--don't do it!" you're bound to shriek on page 1 of this hilarious travelogue, on which the author lists the hazards that may befall him--vipers, cholera, crocs, ticks, tuberculosis, malaria, rabies, and 1,700 types of parasitic worms among them. After all, portly, over-the-hill London Times literary reviewer Redmond O'Hanlon hasn't done anythi...


Lonely Planet Bali (Bali and Lombok, 9th Ed) by Kate Daly, James Lyon
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Surrender to the magic of Bali's lush landscape, rich culture and gracious people. With this in-depth guide you'll trek to the volcanic peak of Gunung Batur, feast on succulent seafood and exotic fruits, and be spellbound by gamelan music or a shadow puppet play. Includes a chapter on Lombok.

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Archipelago : Islands of Indonesia by Gavan Daws, Marty Fujita
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In the mid-1850s, a young English naturalist named Alfred Russel Wallace journeyed to the Malay Archipelago, where he would spend eight years in what he later called "the central and controlling incident" of his life. Collecting data on the plant and animal life of the then-remote islands, Wallace slowly formulated ideas of the origins and divergence of species. In 18...


Eyewitness Travel Guide to Bali & Lombok by Jean Couteau
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The guide that shows you what other travel books only tell you!

Besides being one of the top ten honeymoon destinations in the world, Bali has been called the "Best Island in the World." Previously known for attracting backpackers, the island now caters to more sophisticated travelers and DK's Eyewitness Travel Guide: Bali & Lombok puts everything at your fin...


Lonely Planet Indonesia (Lonely Planet Indonesia, 7th Ed) by Patrick Witton, Mark Elliott, Paul Greenway, Virginia Jealous, Etain O'Carroll, Nick Ray, Alan Tarbell, Matt Warren
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From Antarctica to Zimbabwe, if you're going there chances are Lonely Planet has been there first. With a pithy and matter-of-fact writing style, these guides are guaranteed to calm the nerves of first-time world travelers, while still listing off-the-beaten-path finds sure to thrill even the most jaded globetrotters. Lonely Planet has been perfecting its guidebooks f...


Shooting the Boh : A Woman's Voyage Down the Wildest River in Borneo by Tracy Johnston
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Some women seek adventure to test their mettle, suck down jolts of adrenaline, and prove they haven't grown old and indolent. In Shooting the Boh, journalist Tracy Johnston identifies other motivations for joining a group scheduled to raft down a previously uncharted section of the Boh river in Borneo. "I am by nature a passive person who likes excitement;...


Culture Shock: Indonesia by Cathie Draine, Barbara Hall
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Information and background for travelers and expatriates. Includes a brief history and description of the more familiar areas and ethnic groups (limited to Java, Sumatra, Bali, and Sulawesi) and facts, examples, and language to help the "shocked" function in society, business, and residence. See entry DS376 (on Pakistan) for review of the series. A...


Stranger in the Forest : On Foot Across Borneo by Eric Hansen
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Hansen's adventurous walk across Borneo took place in the 1980s, but the forest and culture that he encountered have changed little during the past century. Though he documents his reactions to isolation and to the tropical forest environment and its culture, he is not successful in describing the indigenous people or the forest; a more sophisticated treatme...


Lonely Planet Java (Lonley Planet Java, 2nd Ed) by Peter Turner
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A spin-off from Indonesia: Travel Survival Kit--in which it will still be included--Java offers in-depth information on this popular Indonesian island. Coverage of both the tourist spots and unusual, out-of-the-way destinations is provided, plus details on culture, traditional music, national parks and reserves, and more. Language glossary. of color photos. 59 maps. --...


Footprint Sumatra Handbook : The Travel Guide by Joshua Eliot, Jane Bickersteth
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An Underwater Guide to Indonesia by R. Charles Anderson
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R. Charles Anderson is a professional marine biologist. He is a regular contributor to diving publications. This is his seventh marine life guide book.

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Into the Heart of Borneo: An Account of a Journey Made in 1983 to the Mountains of Batu Tiban With James Fenton by Redmond O'Hanlon
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The Rough Guide to Bali and Lombok by Lesley Reader, Lucy Ridout
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Excerpted from The Rough Guide to Bali and Lombok by Lesley Reader, Lucy Ridout. Copyright © 2002. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.
WHERE TO GO

Bali’s best-known resort is Kuta beach, an eight-kilometre sweep of golden sand whose international reputation as a hangout for weekending Australian surfers is enhanced by its numerous restaurants, bars,...


Nelles Bali - Lombok Travel Map by Nelles Maps
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Text: English, French, German --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Indonesia Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok, Sulawesi: Nelles Guide by Nelles Verlag
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Wild People: Travels With Borneo's Head-Hunters by Andro Linklater
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Once known to the world only through the reports of a few anthropologists and missionaries, the island of Borneo is getting a lot of press these days--especially now that its once-huge tracts of rainforest are falling ever faster for Tokyo paneling and Euromodern furniture. British journalist Andro Linklater set out to have a look at the headhunting Iban, whose former...


All Elevations Unknown : An Adventure in the Heart of Borneo by Sam Lightner Jr.
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In March 1945, a smart but rowdy British officer named Tom Harrisson parachuted into the Borneo Highlands and set about organizing an army of headhunters to battle the Japanese invaders. He knew the difficult country a little, having been there on a scientific expedition before the war, but now, "shepherded to the island by the world's most lucrative sponsor, the Dogs...


Insight Guide Indonesia (Indonesia, 5th Ed) by Francis Dorai, Langenscheidt Publishers
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With over 17,000 islands and 300 ethnic groups, Indonesia is the perfect candidate for an Insight Guide. Filled with gorgeous color photographs, an emphasis on history and culture, and detailed descriptions of principal sites, this book is a must-have for anyone planning a trip to the world's largest archipelago. The country's motto is "Unity in Diversity," and while ...


Diving Bali: The Underwater Jewel of Southeast Asia (Periplus Action Guides) by David Pickell, Wally Siagian, Kal Muller
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David Pickell is a San Francisco-based writer and editor. He has been diving for 19 years.

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AA/Thomas Cook Travellers Bali, Java and Lombok (AA/Thomas Cook Travellers) by Ben Davies
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Ring of Fire: An Indonesian Odyssey by Lawrence Blair, Lorne Blair
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The Blair brothers' 10-year adventure in the Indonesian archipelago is an unforgettable portrait of a 2,500-mile journey through the most remote, exotic and dangerous lands on earth. Over 100 photos.

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Java by Eric Oey, Periplus Editions, Periplus Adventure Guides
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The Periplus Adventure guides do precisely what a great travel book should do- make you want to get up and go! Periplus adventure guides show you how to get there, and then help make the absolute most out of a stay, leaving no stone, no beach, no fine restaurant or mountain trail untried. With detailed, up-to-date maps, photographs-both new and archival- persona...


National Geographic Indonesia Map: 31" X 20 1/2" by National Geographic Society
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Bali and Beyond: Explorations in the Anthropology of Tourism by Shinji Yamashita, J. S. Eades
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Moon Handbooks: Indonesia (6th Ed.) by Bill Dalton
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National Geographic Traveler, February 2000
These handsome, well-edited books from a Hong Kong-based publisher cover places few other guidebooks go.... The writers are particularly well-chosen....Odyssey fans tend to be adventurous travelers with a literary bent. If you're lucky enough to find an Odyssey Guide to where you're going, grab it. --This text refers to the ...


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