Slow travel by Mari Rhydwen

Cover of: Slow travel | Mari Rhydwen

Published by Allen & Unwin in Crows Nest, NSW .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Description and travel,
  • Reference,
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Museums, Tours, Points of Interest,
  • Travel,
  • Budget,
  • Special Interest,
  • Road Travel,
  • Adventure,
  • Ecotourism,
  • TRAVEL,
  • Hikes & Walks,
  • Parks & Campgrounds

About the Edition

Travelling slowly is not so much a way to get somewhere, it"s a way of being.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMari Rhydwen
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS337 R49 2004eb
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
Pagination1 online resource.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25573184M
ISBN 101741152925
ISBN 109781741152920
OCLC/WorldCa55941445

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