A Year in the World: Journeys of A Passionate Traveller - download pdf or read online

By Frances Mayes

ISBN-10: 0767910052

ISBN-13: 9780767910057

ISBN-10: 0767910060

ISBN-13: 9780767910064

A vintage FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING writer OF UNDER MAGNOLIA

The writer who unforgettably captured the event of beginning a new lifestyles in Tuscany in bestselling go back and forth memoirs expands her horizons to immerse herself—and her readers—in the points of interest, aromas, and treasures of twelve new exact areas.

A yr within the World is classic Frances Mayes—a social gathering of the attract of go back and forth, of serendipitous pleasures present in not likely locales, of reminiscence woven into the current, and of a joyous experience of quest. an awesome commute significant other, Frances Mayes brings to the web page the interest of an intrepid explorer, amazing insights into the sweetness of the standard, and a compelling narrative type that entertains because it informs.

With her liked Tuscany as a house base, Mayes travels to Spain, Portugal, France, the British Isles, and to the Mediterranean global of Turkey, Greece, the South of Italy, and North Africa. In Andalucía, she relishes the intersection of cultures. She chefs in Portugal, gathers principles within the gardens of britain and Scotland, takes a literary pilgrimage to Burgundy, discovers an amazing position to dwell in Mantova, and explores the basic Moroccan urban of Fez. She rents homes between usual citizens, outlets at local markets, wanders the again streets, and in every single place contemplates the idea that of domestic. whereas in Greece, she follows the vintage Homeric voyage around the Aegean, lives in a bougainvillea-draped stone condo in Crete, after which drives deep into the Mani. In Turkey with acquaintances, she sails the traditional coast, mountain climbing to archaeological websites and snorkeling over sunken Byzantine cities. Weaving jointly own perceptions and knowledgeable observation on artwork, structure, historical past, panorama, and social and culinary traditions of every quarter, Mayes brings the immediacy of lifestyles in her transitority houses to the reader. An illuminating and passionate publication that might be savored via all who enjoyed Under the Tuscan solar, A 12 months within the World is trip writing at its peak.

Now with an excerpt from Frances Mayes's latest southern memoir, Under Magnolia

Show description

Read Online or Download A Year in the World: Journeys of A Passionate Traveller PDF

Best general books

Download e-book for iPad: What Brothers Think, What Sistahs Know About Sex: The Real by Denene Millner,Nick Chiles

Intercourse fascinates us. Scares us. problems us. intercourse, now not baseball, is the genuine American hobby. however the principles are frequently saved less than wraps, and no one's particularly yes in regards to the definition of a house run. in the past. Bestselling authors Denene Millner and Nick Chiles holiday open the vault and exhibit the genuine deal on what African americans take into consideration intercourse.

New PDF release: Diners of Pennsylvania

Three hundred vintage diners pointed out. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Dutch state, Anthracite sector and the Poconos, significant Pennsylvania, and Western Pennsylvania.

Read e-book online Traveling through Sinai: From the Fourth to the Twenty-first PDF

Sinai has lengthy attracted tourists to its old caravan routes and haunting landscapes, and viewers have often left written bills in their reports. during this wide-ranging anthology, Deborah Manley and Sahar Abdel- Hakim have accrued dozens of money owed and observations from tourists who've written approximately Sinai, its humans, its points of interest, and its old and biblical landmarks.

Read e-book online The Ultimate Guide to Sex Through Pregnancy and Motherhood: PDF

During this advisor, up-and-coming intercourse educator and filmmaker Madison younger satisfies the interest of any girl who has ever desired to recognize the final word intercourse positions for all levels of being pregnant, how you can negotiate sexual wishes adequately while pregnant, how one can include your internal pregnant intercourse goddess, and the way to recommend in your personal moving sexual wants and fantasies with on your dating.

Extra info for A Year in the World: Journeys of A Passionate Traveller

Example text

Download PDF sample

A Year in the World: Journeys of A Passionate Traveller by Frances Mayes


by Robert
4.2

Rated 4.83 of 5 – based on 41 votes