In this celebration of Jewish life at the tip of the African continent, businessman and philanthropist, Tony Raphaely, has curated stunning individual and group portraits that collectively represent a snapshot in time of Cape Town's vibrant Jewish community.
In 1934, the painter Christiane Ritter leaves her comfortable life in Austria and travels to the remote Arctic island of Spitsbergen, to spend a year there with her husband. She thinks it will be a relaxing trip, a chance to "read thick books in the remote quiet and, not least, sleep to my heart's content", but when Christiane arrives she is shocked to realize that they are to live in a tiny ramshackle hut on the shores of a lonely fjord, hundreds of miles from the nearest settlement, battling
America's greatest photographer on his greatest subject: A timely and powerful new collection of Ansel Adams' photographs of America's most beloved national park, introduced by bestselling photographer Pete Souza.
The Basque Country Travel Guide - travel advice and expert tips on French and Spanish sides of the border and neighbouring Navarre, including Bilbao and San Sebastian, Biarritz and the French Pyrenees. Also covers walking routes, surfing spots, wildlife, birdwatching, pilgrim routes, local food, txakoli wine, maps and practical information.
Armenia Travel Guide - Expert holiday advice including Yerevan highlights, monasteries, UNESCO World Heritage sites, national parks and the Transcaucasian Trail. Also covering hotels, volunteering, walking, cycling, winter sports, wildlife, Noratus, khackars, Ejmiatsin, Tatev, Geghard, Vayots Dzor , petroglyphs and ancient art, Selim caravanserai.
This handy pocket-sized guide is packed with ideas for things to do in in Amsterdam, and includes a sturdy pull-out map to help you navigate with ease: everything you need for a perfect day out.
From strolling along the Prinsengracht to exploring world-class art in the magnificent Rijksmuseum or Van Gogh Museum - discover the essential sights of Amsterdam with this great-value, concise travel guide and map.
Inside Amsterdam Pocket Map and Guide:
- Compact format - about the size of a mobile p
KwaZulu-Natal is culturally rich, offering a wide range of writers - writing mainly in English and Zulu - who are linked through their lives and their writing to this province of South Africa. The writers include, to name just a few, Alan Paton, Roy Campbell, Lewis Nkosi, Ronnie Govender, Wilbur Smith, Daphne Rooke, Credo Mutwa and Gcina Mhlophe.
Bo-Kaap, what is it? The name, to some, conjures up an image of a district of Cape Town with colourful houses, eastern cooking and music. In reality though, there is far more to Bo-Kaap and “Bo- Kaap, das bunte Herz Kapstadts” helps to explore this. Firstly, who lives here today? Its earliest residents in the latter days of the 17th century were European tradesmen who could ill afford houses in the town centre; Later, some of these properties were purchased by Muslims which explains the present
Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series, features unusual places not found in traditional travel guides. Illustrated with 111 full-page colour photographs, this is an insider's guide to Cape Town.
Awesome South Africa will intrigue you, make you laugh, astonish and astound you. This entertaining compilation on South Africa is packed full of humour, history, interesting facts and trivia about South Africa and its people. This recently launched Second Edition is now updated with the latest information and statistics.