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1 Brad Olsen Extreme Adventures Northern California Hunter Travel Guides
Hunter Publishing Company 1998 1556508085 / 9781556508080 Paperback Very Good+; Front cover tends to lift. Gently read , unmarked. 
Extreme Adventures; Trade PB; 6.96H x 0.57D x5.00W; 238 pages; Brad Olsen takes the reader to extreme adventures in Northern California. Ad ventures are rated for risk from level1 ( novice friendly) to 10 ( professional only) and adrenaline rush from level 1( kids stuff) to 10 ( absolute hairball. ) 
Price: 3.00 USD
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2 Eric Weiner The Geography of Bliss One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World
Twelve 2008 0739499157 / 9780739499153 Paperback As New with no dust jacket; 
Trade PB; 0.75 x 8.25 x 5.60; 329 pages; NPR correspondent, Eric Weiner, has traveled the world as a foreign correspondent. In this book, he chronicles his travels to distant places in search for the elusive happiness and bliss. Written with with and humor, the book provides great insights such as hapiness being not a personal but rather a relational state. He finds certain insights in Switzerland whose citizens seem to have the corner on happiness because, 1. Things work (such as trains run on time) 2. The Swiss have a healthy attitude towards money ( They tend hide their wealth so as not to provoke envy. ) 3.) They vote often and thus have exercise an active role on their governance. In Bhutan, a wise man encouraged him to take a few minutes each day to contemplate his death. This travelogue is full of insights and humor. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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