Travel

Voyage Magique

This book is a personal story centering on exploring your roots, and an early-age determination to achieve your dream. At the young age of 17, this “Yooper” from the city of Escanaba in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, wished to journey to France and experience the country of her family’s origin. As her 1968 travel journal shows, during high school she helped organize a challenging way to earn money to participate in a six-week educational opportunity to complete foreign study in Vanves, France, a suburb of Paris. Just after high school graduation, together with 5 high school friends, she experienced a transatlantic...

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The Jo’Burg Gazette: Reflections on South Africa

In his book, The Jo’Burg Gazette, Louis A. Dezelan captures a snapshot in time that chronicles what it was like to live in South Africa during the demise of Apartheid. Dezelan offers a first-hand account of eclectic experiences in one of the world’s most fascinating countries; from the antics of such simple creatures as the dung beetle, to the thrill of personally seeing the 2.5-million-year-old skull of one of the earliest hominoids, to the battlegrounds of the Zulu Wars, to the hatred that still lingered in some citizens who lost privileges with the collapse of Apartheid. The Jo’Burg Gazette is...

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If You Give a Mom a Marathon

Six Kids and a Run Around the World If you give a mom a marathon, she’ll hit a wall. It happens to all marathoners, not just mothers. Still a new runner when that first happened in 2007, Michelle has now run more than 140 additional 26.2-mile races. But for Michelle, those races mean much more than a collection of medals and a spreadsheet of race times. All those races and training times have helped her become a better, more confident person, friend and − most importantly − mother. Come along with Michelle as she explains how running races in Australia,...

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Get Off the Couch—See It Live!

Ever wonder how you can get a ticket to the world’s most prestigious sporting events—The Super Bowl, Final Four, The Masters, Wimbledon and many others? Find out and read how Jeffrey Jacobs attended these events over five decades—you can be there, too! His tales may not only help you be part of the crowd—seeing the action LIVE—but they may bring a smile to your face. It all began in the 1960’s with the Beatles—read it now!

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Flushed with Curiosity

If you read this book, you will learn: Why some people reject Western-style toilets Why Muslims hold the only key to the tomb of Jesus How the United States Capitol honors Roman gods Why Christopher Columbus is buried on two continents What saint lived atop a pillar for 37 years Which important ruler fathered 867 children How Michelangelo “mooned” the Pope Whose ninth century flight is honored on the moon About this Book and its Author: For years, Don Knebel, an Indianapolis attorney, law professor, speaker and civic leader, has traveled with his wife Jen to interact with the world’s...

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Traveling with Frank and Katrina

Frank and Katrina Basile rarely take the road most traveled. While traveling to 174 countries on all seven continents from Bhutan to Bosnia, Antarctica to Greenland and Serbia to Syria, they've experienced the world in ways you won't find in guide books. So come along with the Indianapolis Business Journal travel columnist and his wife on their journeys throughout the world. This book will entertain you, motivate you to travel, provide you with some travel planning ideas and stimulate your thinking about possible travel destinations.

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Bruce & Jeanne’s Great Loop Adventure

The story of a husband and wife's (Bruce and Jeanne Melchert) continous waterway travels on a 40-foot motor yacht, cruising more than 5,000 nautical miles around the eastern part of North America know as America's Greap Loop. The books features entertaining stories and hundreds of color photos from their eye-opening journeys and stops along the way.

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