The dramatic story of the largest voyage of discovery in the history of the world and the last such all-sail convoy. After losing two ships and 71 men, the expedition had logged 87,000 miles, surveyed 280 Pacific islands and created 180 charts.
'One of the very few people who in our time could be put on the pedestal of the great explorers of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries' David Attenborough.
Clear, colourful, large scale road map at 5.5 miles to 1 inch (1:350,000 approx.) of the south of Ireland. Ideal for touring and route planning. Fully updated with all the latest road changes for 2009 and now including Blue Flag and Green Coast beaches.
Sanjeev Bhaskar, the comedian and writer behind The Kumars at No. 42 embarks on an epic and highly personal journey through modern India. Sanjeev's characteristic humour and unique take on the country form the heart of this beautifully written travel book that became a Sunday Times bestseller in hardback when it accompanied his BBC series.
Britain's best-loved comic genius Stephen Fry turns his celebrated wit and insight to unearthing the real America as he travels across the continent in his black taxicab. Stephen's account of his adventures is filled with his unique humour, insight and warmth in this beautifully illustrated book that accompanies his journey for the BBC1 series.