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Description - The Traveller's Pocket Companion by Georgina Newberry

This attractive, handy pocket book contains an unputdownable assortment of facts and quotes, anecdotes and tall tales about the history and mystery of international travel. Find out when the first passport was granted (in 1414!), in which country it is considered extremely rude to sit with the soles of your feet facing your companions, how to say hello in twenty different languages, which pilgrim route has a scallop shell as its symbol, how to master the Japanese art of packing a rucksack, and which cities to avoid if you don't want to experience an earthquake.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781862057913
ISBN-10: 1862057915
Format: Hardback
(160mm x 110mm x 15mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Pavilion Books
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Georgina Newberry

Georgina Newbery is a traveller and novelist. She is based in Dorset.