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Alone On The Ice

"Alone on Ice" is known as the greatest survival story in the history of exploration, the gripping account is told by award-winning writer and adventurer David Roberts. In 1913, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, alone and near starvation, does a ninety-five-mile trek across Antarctic ice after the death of his companions and the loss of most of his provisions. Mawson defied the odds and cheated death, he battled hunger, insanity, and deadly crevasses, returning to basecamp almost a month later as a barely living skeleton. via

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OFF Floating Hotel Paris

The recently opened OFF hotel in Paris offers guests a unique experience, an opportunity to stay in the city’s first floating hotel and bar. Paris surely has no shortage of luxury accommodations, none of which, however, compare to this experience due to the unique location and concept. Docked in the river Seine, the floating craft boasts 54 rooms, four suites, a plunge pool, a summer terrace area, and a cocktail bar that features panoramic views of the famous river ...
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McQueens Motorcycles

McQueen´s Motorcycles is a new book that focuses on the bikes raced and collected by the king of cool himself, Steve McQueen. The book takes a close look at the unique rides in McQueen´s classic bike collection valued in the millions of dollars, it includes Harley-Davidson, Indian, Triumph, Brough Superior, Cyclone, BSA, and Ace motorcycles. Plus a number of top off-road motorcycle races, including the Baja 1000, Mint 400, Elsinore Grand Prix, and many Huskys he use...
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KATADYN POCKET WATER MICROFILTER

If you´re a professional world traveler, hiker, expeditionist or even a relif assistance worker, you need one of these. The Katadyn Pocket Water Microfilter filters microorganisms, producing clear, drinkable water no matter in the world you are. It´s the longest lasting and most rugged filter available, in fact, Katadyn Pocket comes with a lifetime warranty!...
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