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Moon Camino de Santiago

Moon Camino de Santiago

Author: Beebe Bahrami

Publisher: Moon Travel

ISBN: 164049328X

Category: Travel

Page: 400

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Over 1,200 years old, 500 miles long, and rich with tradition and sacred history: Embark on the trip of a lifetime with Moon Camino de Santiago. Inside you'll find: Strategic trekking guides for walking the Camino, including where to start to get the compostela certificate, and excursions to gateway cities like Santiago, Léon, and Pamplona Unique ideas for enriching your experience: Admire folkloric art and Romanesque churches, and stroll through the stone archways and winding alleys of medieval cities. Soak up the mountain views as you cross over the Pyrenees and descend into misty green valleys. See the archaeological site where Europe's oldest humans were uncovered, and breathe in the salty ocean air as you finish your journey at the shores of the Atlantic Savor the local flavors: Enjoy authentic jamón Serrano, tapas, and Galician wine, and find out where to grab fresh cheese and bread for a picnic lunch The best detours, festivals, and villages along the way: Linger in Estella, witness the running of the bulls in Pamplona, visit the monastery in Nájera, or sip wine in Cacabelos Essential planning information on when to go, how to get there, where to eat, and where to stay, from pilgrim dorms to private hotels, plus tips on hazards, precautions, and gear Valuable insight on the history and context of the pilgrimage from expert Beebe Bahrami, who has walked the Camino many times since 1995 Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout, plus a handy fold-out map of the entire route Thorough background information on the sacred sites and history of the Camino, as well as the landscape, culture, and local etiquette Handy tools including Spanish and French phrasebooks, visa information, volunteer opportunities, and tips for seniors, women traveling alone, religious and secular travelers, and LGBTQ+ travelers Embark on your transformative journey with Moon Camino de Santiago's expert insight, unique suggestions, and practical advice.
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Moon Camino de Santiago

Moon Camino de Santiago

Author: Beebe Bahrami

Publisher: Moon Travel

ISBN: 1640496084

Category: Travel

Page: 520

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Over 1,200 years old, 500 miles long, and rich with tradition, history, and inspiration: Embark on the trip of a lifetime with Moon Camino de Santiago. Inside you'll find: Strategic trekking advice for walking the Camino, including where to start to get the Compostela certificate and excursions to gateway cities like Santiago, Léon, and Pamplona Unique ideas for enriching your experience: Admire folkloric art and Romanesque churches, stroll through the stone archways and winding alleys of medieval cities, and soak up mountain views as you cross over the Pyrenees and descend into green valleys. See the archaeological site where Europe's oldest humans were uncovered and breathe in the salty ocean air as you finish your journey at the shores of the Atlantic Savor the local flavors: Enjoy authentic jamón serrano, tapas, and Galician wine, or grab cheese and freshly baked bread for a picnic lunch The best detours, festivals, and villages along the way: Linger in Estella, witness the running of the bulls in Pamplona, visit the monastery in Nájera, or sip wine in Cacabelos Essential planning information on when to go, how to get there, where to eat, and where to stay, from pilgrim dorms to private hotels, plus tips on hazards, precautions, and gear Expert advice from Beebe Bahrami, who has walked the Camino more than 20 times, including valuable history and context of the pilgrimage and the sacred sites, landscape, culture, and local etiquette Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout, plus a handy fold-out map of the entire route Handy tools and background information including Spanish and French phrasebooks, visa information, volunteer opportunities, and tips for seniors, women traveling alone, religious and secular travelers, and LGBTQ travelers Start your transformative journey with Moon Camino de Santiago's expert insight, unique suggestions, and practical advice.
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Moon Camino de Santiago

Moon Camino de Santiago

Author: Beebe Bahrami

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781640496071

Category: Travel

Page: 819

View: 369

Over 1,200 years old, 500 miles long, and rich with tradition, history, and inspiration: Embark on the trip of a lifetime with Moon Camino de Santiago. Inside you'll find: Strategic trekking advice for walking the Camino, including where to start to get the Compostela certificate and excursions to gateway cities like Santiago, Léon, and Pamplona Unique ideas for enriching your experience: Admire folkloric art and Romanesque churches, stroll through the stone archways and winding alleys of medieval cities, and soak up mountain views as you cross over the Pyrenees and descend into green valleys. See the archaeological site where Europe's oldest humans were uncovered and breathe in the salty ocean air as you finish your journey at the shores of the Atlantic Savor the local flavors: Enjoy authentic jamón serrano, tapas, and Galician wine, or grab cheese and freshly baked bread for a picnic lunch The best detours, festivals, and villages along the way: Linger in Estella, witness the running of the bulls in Pamplona, visit the monastery in Nájera, or sip wine in Cacabelos Essential planning information on when to go, how to get there, where to eat, and where to stay, from pilgrim dorms to private hotels, plus tips on hazards, precautions, and gear Expert advice from Beebe Bahrami, who has walked the Camino more than 20 times, including valuable history and context of the pilgrimage and the sacred sites, landscape, culture, and local etiquette Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout, plus a handy fold-out map of the entire route Helpful resources on Covid and walking the Camino Handy tools and background information including Spanish and French phrasebooks, visa information, volunteer opportunities, and tips for seniors, women traveling alone, religious and secular travelers, and LGBTQ travelers Start your transformative journey with Moon Camino de Santiago’s expert insight, unique suggestions, and practical advice. About Moon Travel Guides: Moon was founded in 1973 to empower independent, active, and conscious travel. We prioritize local businesses, outdoor recreation, and traveling strategically and sustainably. Moon Travel Guides are written by local, expert authors with great stories to tell—and they can't wait to share their favorite places with you. For more inspiration, follow @moonguides on social media.
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Moon Morocco

Moon Morocco

Author: Lucas Peters

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781640491342

Category: Travel

Page: 544

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Grand imperial cities, calm desert oases, Mediterranean beaches, and ancient history: experience an incredible crossroads of culture with Moon Morocco. Inside you'll find: Flexible itineraries including one week in Marrakesh, retreats to Fez, Casablanca, and the Sahara, mountain excursions, and the two-week best of Morocco Strategic advice for history and culture buffs, beachgoers, adventure junkies, and more Top sights and unique experiences: Cook your own traditional tajines in a restored riad or treat yourself to world-class French cuisine. Trek the soaring peaks and jaw-dropping valleys of Morocco's four mountain ranges (by foot, or by mule!), or relax on miles of idyllic beaches. Sip refreshing mint tea and unwind in a traditional hammam, haggle at a busy souk, or explore one of Morocco's nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites Insight from Morocco expert Lucas Peters on how to support local and sustainable businesses, avoid crowds, and respectfully engage with the culture Full-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps throughout Reliable background on the landscape, climate, history, government, and cultural customs and etiquette, plus useful tips on public transportation, car and bike rentals, and air travel Handy tools including Darija and French phrasebooks, visa information, and accommodations, and travel tips for families, seniors, travelers with disabilities, and LGBTQ travelers With Moon's practical advice and local know-how, you can experience the best of Morocco. Sticking to Marrakesh? Try Moon Marrakesh & Beyond.
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Moon Scotland

Moon Scotland

Author: Sally Coffey

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781640494183

Category: Travel

Page: 512

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Dramatic landscapes, hauntingly beautiful ruins, and stirring myths and legends: See for yourself why this evocative country has inspired art and folklore for centuries with Moon Scotland. Inside you’ll find: Flexible itineraries including a journey through the Highlands and Islands, day-by-day itineraries in Glasgow and Edinburgh, a tour of Scotland’s six World Heritage Sites, and more Strategic advice, whether you’re looking to castle-hop, trace your ancestry, go cliff-diving, or stroll through misty villages Must-see highlights and unique experiences: Walk along Edinburgh's historic Royal Mile, or climb the Arthur's Seat peak. Explore Neolithic burial chambers and rugged archipelagos in the north, follow the Malt Whisky Trail in Speyside, or hop on the West Highland Railway, one of the world’s most beautiful train rides. Catch a traditional music performance in Glasgow or chat with locals at a corner pub over folk music and a pint. Hike through wild moors and pine forests to deserted villages on Skye, play one of the oldest golf courses in the world, or take a seaplane over Loch Lomond for dramatic views of the Highlands Honest tips from Scotland expert Sally Coffey Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Background information on Scotland’s landscape, history, and cultural customs Helpful resources on Covid-19 and traveling to Scotland In-depth coverage of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Southern, Central, and Northeast Scotland, Loch Lomond, Inverness, Orkney & Shetland, the Central Highlands and the Isle of Skye, and the Outer Hebrides Handy tools such as visa information, a Scottish phrasebook, and tips for LGBTQ+ travelers, families with kids, and seniors Experience the best of Scotland with Moon’s practical tips and expert insight. Sticking to the major cities? Check out Moon Edinburgh, Glasgow & the Isle of Skye. About Moon Travel Guides: Moon was founded in 1973 to empower independent, active, and conscious travel. We prioritize local businesses, outdoor recreation, and traveling strategically and sustainably. Moon Travel Guides are written by local, expert authors with great stories to tell—and they can't wait to share their favorite places with you. For more inspiration, follow @moonguides on social media.
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Moon Alaska

Moon Alaska

Author: Lisa Maloney

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781640498136

Category: Travel

Page: 496

View: 247

Remote, wild, and all-around otherworldly, Alaska promises unforgettable adventure. Discover the heart of "The Last Frontier" with Moon Alaska. Inside you'll find: Strategic itineraries, whether you have a week to hit the top sights or a month to explore the whole state, with ideas for outdoor adventurers, history buffs, road-trippers, wildlife enthusiasts, and more The top outdoor activities: Embark on a glacier hike, cast your line in the halibut capital of the world, or take an intrepid "flightseeing" tour to secluded glacier landings in Denali National Park. Experience the thrill of spotting wild bears, moose, wolves, or even a walrus, or hop on a boat at Columbia Glacier to watch sea otters, harbor seals, and whales glide through the water. Kayak on tranquil sounds and secluded lakes or camp under a crystal-clear sky full of stars Unique experiences: Learn about Alaska's native cultures, visit quirky small towns, and discover the best spots to witness the enchanting northern lights Honest advice from Anchorage local and outdoor aficionado Lisa Maloney on when to go, what to pack, and where to stay, from campsites and hostels to B&Bs and resort fishing lodges Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout, plus a full-color foldout map How to get there and get around by plane, train, ferry, cruise ship, or guided tour Recommendations for families, LGBTQ+ travelers, women traveling solo, seniors, international visitors, and travelers with disabilities Thorough background on the culture, weather, wildlife, local laws, and history, plus tips for health and safety With Moon Alaska's practical tips and expert insight, you can find your adventure. Can't get enough of Alaska? Try Moon Anchorage, Denali & the Kenai Peninsula. Headed to Canada? Try Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip or Moon Banff National Park.
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Moon Jamaica

Moon Jamaica

Author: Oliver Hill

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781640490932

Category: Travel

Page: 344

View: 954

Dive in to warm Caribbean waters, soak up the sunshine, and discover the vibrant culture and spirit of Jamaica. Inside Moon Jamaica you'll find: Flexible, strategic itineraries with ideas for backpackers, beach-lovers, adventure travelers, honeymooners, wellness-seekers, and more Top activities and unique experiences: Watch hummingbirds flit about tropical flowers, take a dip in a crystal-clear spring on a hot day, or relax on soft white sands. See beloved local bands perform at a Negril nightclub and move to the beat of Kingston's legendary music scene. Savor sweet Jamaican rum and coffee, chow down on authentic jerk chicken, or have a romantic beachfront dinner Outdoor adventures: Cliff-jumping into azure waters, surf the waves, climb the Blue Mountains, or hike through lush jungle Find the best beaches for surfing, sunsets, seclusion, and more Insight from Kingston local Oliver Hill on how to experience Jamaica like an insider, support local and sustainable businesses, avoid over-tourism, and respectfully engage with the culture Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Background information on Jamaica's landscape, history, and cultural customs Handy tools including a glossary of Jamaican Patois terms, packing suggestions, and tips for women traveling alone, families with kids, seniors, and LGBTQ travelers Experience the best of Jamaica with Moon. Exploring more of the Caribbean? Check out Moon Bahamas, Moon Aruba, or Moon Dominican Republic.
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Moon French Riviera

Moon French Riviera

Author: Jon Bryant

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781640490819

Category: Travel

Page: 416

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Artists' enclaves, vast pine forests, and architectural gems: discover the Côte d'Azur you don't know with Moon French Riviera. Inside you'll find: Flexible itineraries including 1-2 days in Nice, 2 days in Monaco, and 2 days in Cannes Strategic advice for art lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, film fans, sports car aficionados, and more The top activities and unique experiences: Gallery hop along the Promenade des Anglais in Nice and catch a live jazz performance. Relax on the golden sand in Juan-les-Pins and sip rosé at a beachside bar in Saint-Tropez. Try your luck at the Place du Casino in Monaco, spot celebrities in Cannes, or attend the locally-loved lemon festival in Menton. Bike along the Corniches between Nice and Monaco and into the Arrière-Pays, or test perfumes in Grasse and shop for local honey and lavender soaps from nearby Provence Expert insight: Journalist and longtime Nice local Jon Bryant shares his favorite spots Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Focused coverage of Nice and Les Corniches, Monaco and Menton, Antibes, Juan-les-Pins, Cannes, Saint-Tropez, and more Thorough background information on the landscape, wildlife, history, government, and culture Handy tools including a French phrasebook, customs and conduct, and information for LGBTQ, female, and senior travelers, as well as families and travelers with disabilities With Moon French Riviera's practical advice and insider tips, you can plan your trip your way. Exploring Southern Europe? Check out Moon Barcelona & Beyond or Moon Rome, Florence & Venice.
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Moon Yucatán Peninsula

Moon Yucatán Peninsula

Author: Liza Prado

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781640491380

Category: Travel

Page: 528

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Experience stunning Maya ruins, dreamy beaches, and epic outdoor thrills, from cenote-diving to kiteboarding, with Moon Yucatán Peninsula. Inside you'll find: Flexible itineraries including a ten-day eco-adventure and a two-week road trip across the whole peninsula Strategic advice for road-trippers, foodies, wellness seekers, outdoor adventurers, honeymooners, families, and more The top outdoor activities: Kayak through lush mangrove forests, or sign up for a mountain bike tour through the jungle for a peek at hidden ruins, remote beaches, and dazzling marine life. Spend a day relaxing on the beach, dive into crystal-clear cenotes, or try standup paddle-boarding Unique, authentic experiences: Peruse the markets, museums, and churches of Mérida or Tulum, or take a short walk from the shore to visit jaw-dropping Maya ruins. Find the best spots to fill up on authentic salbute and panucho, and stay up late for live music, cocktails, and fire dancers on the beach Honest advice from Yucatán Peninsula experts Liza Prado and Gary Chandler on where to stay, where to eat, how to get around, and how to avoid crowds and support local and sustainable businesses Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Reliable background on the landscape, climate, wildlife, and history, as well as health and safety advice and common customs and etiquette Handy tools including a Spanish phrasebook and travel tips for families with kids, seniors, travelers with disabilities, and LGBTQ travelers With Moon's practical tips and local know-how, you can experience the best of the Yucatán Peninsula. Looking for más Mexico? Check out Moon Baja or Moon Mexico City.
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Moon Bali & Lombok

Moon Bali & Lombok

Author: Chantae Reden

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781640491083

Category: Travel

Page: 520

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Whether you're seeking serenity on a sandy beach, learning to freedive, or trekking to the top of a volcano, a spiritual adventure awaits with Moon Bali & Lombok. Inside you'll find: Flexible itineraries including a week in Bali or Lombok and a two-week island-hopping itinerary covering Bali, Lombok, and the Gili Islands Strategic advice for surfers, spiritual and wellness travelers, culture mavens, and more Must-see highlights and unique experiences: Rent a scooter and cruise past stunning rice terraces, breathe in the smell of incense and witness the Balinese Hindu rituals at Lempuyang Temple, or marvel at the cliff-top temple of Uluwatu. Crack open a fresh coconut, order authentic mie goreng from a food stand, and swap stories with local Sasak people over a thick cup of coffee. Dance until dawn at a beachfront bar or escape the crowds and find solitude on a black sand beach Outdoor adventures: Trek through rainforests to the summit of Mount Rinjani and watch the sunrise peek over the caldera rim. Swim with manta rays and sea turtles, scuba dive among shipwrecks and coral reefs, or surf the legendary waves How to experience Bali and Lombok like an insider, support local and sustainable businesses, avoid over-tourism, and respectfully engage with the culture Expert insight from Chantae Reden, a writer with deep ties to both islands, on where to eat, how to get around, and where to stay, from guest cottages and beach bungalows to luxurious resorts Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Reliable background information on the landscape, climate, wildlife, and history, as well as common customs and etiquette Handy tools including Balinese, Sasak, and Indonesian phrasebooks, packing suggestions, and travel tips for families with kids, seniors, travelers with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ travelers With Moon Bali & Lombok's practical tips and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way. Exploring more of Asia? Check out Moon Vietnam or Moon Japan.
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Moon Costa Rica

Moon Costa Rica

Author: Nikki Solano

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781640490871

Category: Travel

Page: 806

View: 879

Whether you're zip-lining through cloud forests, relaxing on a wellness retreat, or swimming with manta rays, discover the real pura vida with Moon Costa Rica. Inside you'll find: Flexible, strategic itineraries designed for backpackers, beach-lovers, adventure travelers, honeymooners, and more, including the best beaches for swimming, sunsets, and seclusion The best spots for eco-friendly outdoor adventures like kayaking, hiking, and scuba-diving: Swim under a waterfall, raft over rapids, explore mysterious caves, and cliff-dive into river pools. Hike to the summit of Mount Chirripó, the highest point in Costa Rica, snorkel with sea turtles in warm turquoise water, or soak in a volcanic mineral pool Unique and authentic experiences: Admire the forest floor from the middle of a hanging bridge, or take an aerial tram to lake, volcano, and ocean views. Relax on a pristine beach and watch the sunrise with a cup of flavorful local coffee. Fill up on fried plantains at a traditional soda, and shop at a neighborhood mercado Insight from Cartago local Nikki Solano on how to experience Costa Rica like an insider, support local and sustainable businesses, avoid crowds, and respectfully engage with the culture Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Background information on Costa Rica's landscape, history, and cultural customs, as well as volunteer opportunities Handy tools including a Spanish phrasebook, packing suggestions, and travel tips for disability access, solo travelers, seniors, and LGBTQ travelers With Moon's practical tips and local know-how, you can experience Costa Rica your way. Exploring more of Central America? Check out Moon Belize.
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Moon Greek Islands & Athens

Moon Greek Islands & Athens

Author: Moon Travel Guides

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781640491458

Category: Travel

Page: 520

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Soak up the sun, dance till dawn, hike through wild forests, or explore Greek history: Escape to the Mediterranean with Moon Greek Islands & Athens. Choose the right islands for you, with strategic itineraries for different timelines, budgets, and activities, whether you want to lounge on the best beaches, linger in ancient villages, explore the outdoors, or island-hop for a little taste of everything Focused coverage of Athens and 18 Greek islands, including Santorini, Mykonos, Karpathos, Corfu, Lefkada, and more Unique experiences and must-see highlights: Marvel at Oia's picturesque blue and white architecture or take a boat to the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. Soak in therapeutic hot springs, hike through lush forests to waterfalls in Samothrace, or hop aboard a boat and discover hidden coves and wild beaches. Learn about local folklore in Olympos, explore Athens' contemporary galleries and ancient ruins, and savor authentic Greek cuisine, from roasted lamb and olives to dakos and fiery shots of ouzo Insight from Athens local Sarah Souli on how to experience Greece like an insider, support local businesses, and avoid over-tourism Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Background information on the landscape, history, and cultural customs of Greece and each individual island Handy tools and practical necessities like advice on getting there and getting around, and tips for solo women travelers, seniors, visitors with disabilities, LGBTQ+ travelers, and families with kids In-depth coverage of: Athens, Santorini, Mykonos, Folegandros, Milos, Naxos, Anafi, Karpathos, Rhodes, Kalymnos, Samothrace, Ikaria, Lesvos, Alonnisos, Skyros, Corfu, Zakynthos, Lefkada, and Crete With Moon's practical tips and local know-how, you can experience the best of Athens and the Greek islands. Exploring more of Europe? Check out Moon Rome, Florence & Venice, Moon Prague, Vienna, & Budapest, or Moon French Riviera.