Merry Christmas, just a little bit early! My gift to you this holiday season is a series of 12 book suggestions to help make your shopping a little easier (for your friends or for yourself). Read about how this started here .
12 Travel Books for Christmas
Today's book recommendation is from a blogger who is on the road a lot...
An Hour from Paris by Annabel Simms
Summary: "Written with an eye for the unusual and containing invaluable practical details and maps, this idiosyncratic guide describes 20 destinations in the Ile de France, the fascinating yet little-known countryside around Paris. Better-known destinations include the châteaux of Chantilly and Rambouillet and Maurice Ravel's house in Montfort-l'Amaury, but the reader will also discover the Roman town of Senlis, the river-ports of Conflans-Ste Honorine and St Mammès, the Gothic church and medieval moats at Crécy-la-Chapelle, the old border-town and water-mills of Moret-sur-Loing which inspired the Impressionist painters, and the delightfully provincial atmosphere of Luzarches. Readers who are interested in discovering half-hidden châteaux and writers' country houses; walking, boating or dancing by the river; exploring old towns and country footpaths; and eating in family-run restaurants with 1950s décor and prices to match will find much here to treasure." -- excerpted from Amazon.com
One more day and one more book to go! Do you have all of your shopping done?
Don't forget... a fantastic Christmas gift!
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