Switzerland Without a Car

Switzerland Without a Car
Author: Anthony Lambert
Publsiher: Bradt Travel Guides
Total Pages: 412
Release: 2013
Genre: Railroad travel
ISBN: 9781841624471

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Switzerland is home to the world's finest public transport system. You can't reach much of the country by car, but travellers can hop from steamer to cycle to scenic rail route with ease, allowing them to explore this alpine landscape and picturesque towns at a more relaxed pace. It is home to some of the most beautiful mountain landscapes in the world with peaks such as the Matterhorn, Eiger and Jungfrau. As a result much of its cultural attractions are largely overlooked. Switzerland has thousands of fine museums, castles, mansions and outstanding churches together with vernacular buildings. The collections of its major art galleries collections would hold their own with most capital cities. This guide, fully updated with the latest route information, explores the length and breadth of the country by public transport. There is a detailed section on understanding the Swiss Travel System to help travellers get the most from their visit. Author Anthony Lambert outlines special train routes such as the Glacier Express and the Pre-Alpine Express and describes every railway line and what there is to see from each station as well as connecting journeys by steamer, postbus, furnicular, cableway, bicycle and foot. Swizerland without a car showcases the unique features of each station such as luggage forwarding, cycle hire, walking routes and even the station café which is used by locals because of its quality. He helps travellers rediscover the environmentally friendly way to travel.

Philip s World Atlas

Philip s World Atlas
Author: PHILIP'S MAPS.
Publsiher: Philip's
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2019-03-07
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 1849075174

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"An excellent world atlas. Very illuminating, good colours, clear texts...good glossary and, last but not least, up-to-date". Amazon customer review · The perfect world atlas for work, study or leisure · Great value for money · 96 pages of authoritative world maps, physical and political · 70 city maps in the fascinating World Cities section, with full-page satellite images for 9 of the cities featured complete this section. · 35,000 place name index · thematic section providing information on topics covered in geography, humanities and economics courses, · 32-page introductory section - 'The World in Focus' - covers key geographical themes such as the Earth's position in the Solar System, the structure of the Earth, climate and weather, the environment, population, resources, economics and international organizations. The information-packed World Atlas from Philip's, published in association with the Royal Geographical Society has been fully updated for this new, 2019 edition

Grimsby A Z Street Atlas

Grimsby A Z Street Atlas
Author: Geographers' A-Z Map Co Ltd
Publsiher: Town and City Maps & Atlases
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2013-02-21
Genre: Cleethorpes (England)
ISBN: 184348918X

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This A-Z map of Grimsby, Cleethorpes, Immingham and Louth is a full colour street atlas featuring 38 pages of street mapping to include: *Ulceby *Humberside International Airport *Healing *Laceby *Scartho *Humberston *Waltham *Tetney *Marshchapel *North Somercotes *Caistor *Market Rasen In addition, there are inset maps of Keelby, Grimsby docks and North Thoresby. Postcode districts, one-way streets and safety camera locations with their maximum speed are also featured on the mapping. The index section lists streets, selected flats, walkways and places of interest, place, area and station names, hospitals and hospices covered by this atlas.

Masterpieces of Swiss Entrepreneurship

Masterpieces of Swiss Entrepreneurship
Author: Jean-Pierre Jeannet,Thierry Volery,Heiko Bergmann,Cornelia Amstutz
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 579
Release: 2021-04-21
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9783030652876

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This open access book focuses on Switzerland-based medium-sized companies with a longstanding export tradition and a proven dominance in global niche markets. Based upon in-depth documentation and analysis of 36 Swiss companies over their entire history, an expert team of authors presents several parallels in the pathways and success factors which allowed these firms to become dominant and operate from a high-cost location such as Switzerland. The book enhances these insights by providing detailed company profiles documenting the company history, development, and how their relevant global niche positions were reached. Readers will benefit from these profiles as they compile a diverse selection of industries, mainly active within the B2B sector, with mostly mature companies (60 years to older than 100 years since founding) and different types of ownership structures including family firms. ‘Masterpieces of Swiss Entrepreneurship’ brings unique learning opportunities to owners and leaders of SMEs in Switzerland and elsewhere. Findings are based on detailed bottom-up research of 36 companies -- without any preconceived notions. The book is both conceptual and practical. It fosters understanding for different choices in development pathways and management practices. Matti Alahuhta, Chairman DevCo Partners, ex-CEO Kone, Board member of several global listed companies, Helsinki, Finland Start-up entrepreneurs need proven models from industry which demonstrate the various paths to success. “Masterpieces of Swiss Entrepreneurship” provides deep insights highlighting these models and the important trade-offs entrepreneurial teams must consider when choosing the path of high growth or of maximum control, as they are often mutually exclusive. Gina Domanig, Managing Partner, Emerald Technology Ventures, Zurich

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Switzerland

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide  Switzerland
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 330
Release: 2013-10-10
Genre: Travel
ISBN: 9781465413598

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Now available in PDF format. The DK Eyewitness Switzerland Travel Guide is your indispensible guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer. The uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel guide will help you to discover everything region-by-region; from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Switzerland effortlessly. DK Eyewitness Switzerland Travel Guide - showing you what others only tell you.

Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria
Author: Izabella Gawin
Publsiher: Bergverlag Rother GmbH
Total Pages: 242
Release: 2021-12-02
Genre: Travel
ISBN: 9783763348169

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Gran Canary not only enjoys a fabulous reputation as a paradise of sunshine and beaches; it can also be described as one of the most versatile hiking islands of the Canary Archipelago. Connoisseurs praise it as a miniature continent because of its diversity of landscapes: shimmering dunes in contrast with luscious subtropical valleys, deep ravines with palm tree oases and glittering reservoirs, next to which are extensive pine tree forests and green slopes with grazing sheep and goats. To the North West cliffs drop down 800 m deep into the ocean, while in the centre of the island serrated, almost 2000 metre high ridges and bizarre rock monoliths emerge, which the Spanish writer Miguel de Unamuno once interpreted as "fossilised storms of fire and lava". This Rother walking guide - following La Palma and Tenerife - is now the third featuring the Canary Islands: excursions to beaches and spectacular cave villages, walks through pine forests and atmospheric ridge paths. Due to the increased significance of hiking tourism, parts of what at times are more than 500 year old rocks have been carefully restored over the last years. These Caminos Reales (royal paths) stretch across the entire island and used to link remote mountain villages with coastal territory. Many proposed tours follow these mainly stone-paved hiking paths and are therefore also ideal for less experienced hikers. Experienced mountain hikers who are not afraid of "dramatic walks" will also find a rich offer of tours. The first comprehensive hiking guide on Gran Canary leaves nothing to desire! Coloured illustrations and excellent hiking maps at an ideal scale of 1:50,000/1:75,000 round off the picture and awaken the curiosity for ever new excursions into the charmingly bizarre world of the mountains.

Lonely Planet Africa

Lonely Planet Africa
Author: Lonely Planet,Anthony Ham,Brett Atkinson,James Bainbridge,Stuart Butler,Jean-Bernard Carillet,Paul Clammer,Lucy Corne,Emilie Filou,Mary Fitzpatrick,Michael Grosberg,Trent Holden,Jessica Lee,Nana Luckham,Vesna Maric,Tom Masters,Virginia Maxwell,Helen Ranger,Brendan Sainsbury,Caroline Sieg,Helena Smith,Regis St Louis,Paul Stiles,Stephen Lioy,Lorna Parkes
Publsiher: Lonely Planet
Total Pages: 2192
Release: 2017-11-01
Genre: Travel
ISBN: 9781787011472

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Drink your way around whitewashed Cape Dutch architecture and the endlessly photogenic hills and vines of South Africa's Winelands; or discover the wildlife of the acacia-studded savannah of the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya; all with your trusted travel companion.

Bromley Street Atlas

Bromley Street Atlas
Author: Geographers' A-Z Map Company
Publsiher: A-Z Street Atlas
Total Pages: 64
Release: 2014-09-26
Genre: Beckenham (London, England)
ISBN: 1843486512

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