By John McCarthy, Brian Keenan

Publish yr note: First released in 1999
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In 1986 Brian Keenan and John McCarthy have been compelled to take a trip with out maps. For the following 4 years they have been incarcerated in a Lebanese dungeon. From the clean outlook of a tiny cellphone, with merely one another and some volumes of an old American encyclopaedia to maintain them, they can simply wander the extensive open areas in their mind's eye. To displace the grotesque confines in their lifestyles, they envisaged strolling within the excessive Andes and around the wastes of Patagonia.

Five years after their go back Brian and John selected to commute jointly back to work out how the truth of Chile matched their mind's eye and to revisit their earlier stories. They journeyed through each potential to be had via gigantic empty deserts, verdant plains and barren tundra. among Extremes is the tale of that trip which once again came upon them faraway from domestic, in an unexpected panorama, yet which for the 1st time allowed them to stay via their very own principles.

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From the historic flight by the Wright Brothers to the Apollo moon landing, Americans have achieved ambitious goals. Technological revolutions beginning with Thomas Edison’s light bulb and Henry Ford’s automobile continue today in the pioneering work by Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Larry Page. Microsoft, Apple and Google have changed the way people work, learn and interact across the industrialized world. American advances in science, medicine and countless other fields have brought meaningful changes to many lives.

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Take it anyway – you might change your mind once you see exactly how big the USA is Nerves of steel for driving on urban freeways (Click here) A handful of credit cards – they’re often easier and safer than cash, and are sometimes required (eg for hotel reservations, car rentals, show tickets) An open mind: you’ll find foodies in the Ozarks and hicks in Manhattan, and everything in between in the USA In this guide, we define a ‘midrange’ hotel, broadly, as costing from $80 to $200 per night per double occupancy.

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