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Wake Up to New Zealand

£6.99

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"More Australian travellers go to New Zealand than to any other of the thirty-odd countries Colin Simpson has written fifteen books about. But at last Colin Simpson has 'woken up' to New Zealand. To write Wake Up to New Zealand he went there five times. He travelled from the tip of Northland to southern-end Stewart Island. He rode in tourist coaches, flew over volcanoes, jet-boated up rivers and had a 'love affair' with Queenstown. He even walked the Milford Track. Colin Simpson gives us a book that is remarkably informative about glaciers and glow-worms, and the thermal dramas of Rotorua. He also sketches in a great deal of useful knowledge about Maori culture and history as well as the story of European - mainly British - contact and settlement. He describes his own travel so graphically that readers who can't become active tourists can at least go to New Zealand by armchair. Intending tourists will find Wake Up to New Zealand invaluable, and an engaging travel companion. New Zealanders will see how their country looks to an outsider well-qualified to make comparisons. Wake Up to New Zealand is illustrated with seventy-eight colour photographs, many of them taken by the author to supplement his vivid narrative."

Book in very good condition, although the previous owner has inscribed it.

Item details

Author(s):
Simpson, C.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1976
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
272
Publisher:
Reed

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"More Australian travellers go to New Zealand than to any other of the thirty-odd countries Colin Simpson has written fifteen books about. But at last Colin Simpson has 'woken up' to New Zealand. To write Wake Up to New Zealand he went there five times. He travelled from the tip of Northland to southern-end Stewart Island. He rode in tourist coaches, flew over volcanoes, jet-boated up rivers and had a 'love affair' with Queenstown. He even walked the Milford Track. Colin Simpson gives us a book that is remarkably informative about glaciers and glow-worms, and the thermal dramas of Rotorua. He also sketches in a great deal of useful knowledge about Maori culture and history as well as the story of European - mainly British - contact and settlement. He describes his own travel so graphically that readers who can't become active tourists can at least go to New Zealand by armchair. Intending tourists will find Wake Up to New Zealand invaluable, and an engaging travel companion. New Zealanders will see how their country looks to an outsider well-qualified to make comparisons. Wake Up to New Zealand is illustrated with seventy-eight colour photographs, many of them taken by the author to supplement his vivid narrative."

Book in very good condition, although the previous owner has inscribed it.

Author(s):
Simpson, C.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1976
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
272
Publisher:
Reed

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