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Our next trip - Mongolia!

Our next big trip is coming up very soon – to wild and beautiful Mongolia! 213 more words

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Guidebooks to Housesteads

The Roman fort at Housesteads stands at one of the most dramatic points of Hadrian’s Wall. The site was purchased by John Clayton (see also… 276 more words

Heritage Sites

Airbnb bets on local with user-generated guidebooks and new neighborhood/home matching — TechCrunch

Last November, we reported on how Airbnb appeared to be experimenting with ways to expand beyond its role as a P2P marketplace for renting private accommodation, to “experiences” — including more detailed local guides and a prepaid card to spend money once you’re there.

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Chesters Museum

The collection in the site museum at Chesters Museum was formed by John Clayton (1792-1890) [ODNB]. He inherited the Chesters estate in 1832. The museum opened in 1903. 143 more words

Heritage Sites

Restormel Castle

Restormel Castle was constructed c. 1100 to guard the crossing over the river Fowey in Cornwall.

The castle features in the study of shell keeps… 8 more words

Heritage Sites

Guides to chambered tombs in Wales

Pentre-Ifan in Pembrokeshire was the first prehistoric burial chamber to be placed under state guardianship in 1880.

The earliest guide to a chambered tomb in Wales was the one on Bryn Celli Ddu on Anglesey by Wilfrid James Hemp (1935). 203 more words

Heritage Sites

Great Lakes Nature Guide

5 out of 5 stars

Great Lakes Nature Guide by James S. McCormac & Krista Kagume is an excellent all-in-one guidebook. I originally borrowed this from my public library, but after only about a week, I realized just how handy it is in the field and went and bought a copy for myself. 148 more words

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