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Clean Breaks wins International Book Award

Posted by Richard Hammond at 03:22 on Thursday 10 December 2009
Rough Guides 'Clean Breaks - 500 new ways to see the world' has been awarded the Book of the Year Award by users of planeta.com - the online ecotorism journal used by travellers, academics, NGOs and tourism businesses worldwide.

Clean Breaks received over 50% of the 300+ votes.
The guide book, written by greentraveller's founder Richard Hammond and Jeremy Smith, former Editor of the Ecologist magazine, is a guide to "unusual holidays and alternatives ways to travel that make a real difference to the lives of local people and the planet".
For a preview of the book see: Clean Breaks Sample.

Reviews of the book include:

The selection and presentation are inspired: this is a beguilingly simple, tactile compendium brimming with solid research and good writing." Dan Linstead, Editor, Wanderlust Magazine.

When planning a holiday, what you’re looking for are good ideas – and this book is chock-a-block with them…". Frank Barret, Travel Editor, The Mail on Sunday.

What I really like are travel books that make you desperate to visit the places they describe— ‘Clean Breaks’ does this, and, best, it does it for every continent". Macy Halford, The New Yorker.
To obtain 20% off the price of the book, visit this link on the Rough Guides website and enter ROUGH at the check out.
For more information about the awards, see http://planeta.wikispaces.com/bookaward

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