By Patricia Schultz

It's the phenomenon: 1,000 locations to work out sooner than You Die has 2.2 million copies in print and has spent a hundred and forty four weeks and relying on The manhattan Times bestseller list.

Now, delivery in time for the hundreds of thousands of tourists heading out for summer season journeys, comes 1,000 areas to determine within the U.S.A. & Canada prior to You Die. Sail the Maine Windjammers out of Camden. discover the gold-mining trails in Alaska's Denali wasteland. gather unique shells at the shores of Captiva. Take a barbeque travel of Kansas City—from Arthur Bryant's to Gates to B.B.'s Lawnside to Danny Edward's to LC's to Snead's. There's the ice resort in Quebec, the good Stalacpipe Organ in Virginia, cowboy poetry readings, what to do in Louisville after the Derby's over, and for each urban, dozens of unforeseen feedback and crucial destinations.

The e-book is equipped by way of sector, and subject-specific indices within the again style the e-book through interest—wilderness, nice eating, top shores, world-class museums, activities and adventures, highway journeys, and extra. There's additionally an index that breaks out the easiest locations for households with kids. Following every one access is the nuts and bolts: addresses, web pages, mobile numbers, bills, most sensible instances to go to.

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The paintings on display are changed regularly, but perhaps the most original is the dramatic Death of Mary of Burgundy by Camille van Camp (1834–91), depicting the hunting accident which polished the young queen off in 1482. There’s also a curious painting showing a certain Baron de Croeser welcoming Napoleon to the Stadhuis; the baron wears a forced smile – not surprisingly, given that the emperor was about to sweep away the ancient privileges that had sustained the city’s oligarchs. There’s also a large portrait of the empress Maria Theresa decked out in the amazing lace dress she had made for her in Flanders in 1744: she obviously felt it suited her – witness the haughty pose and the dainty foot poking out from under the hem.

Café de Medici Geldmuntstraat 9. Mon–Sat 9am–6pm. An enjoyable antidote to the plain modernism of many of its rivals, this attractive café boasts an extravagantly ornate interior, complete with huge mirror and spindly curving staircase. It also has the best range of coffees in town, not to mention mouthwatering cakes and tarts, plus sandwiches and salads too. Restaurants Den Amand Markt 16. Daily 10am till late. Unlike St Amandsstraat 4 T 050 34 01 22. Mon, Tues & Thurs–Sat noon–3pm & 6–10pm, Sun 6–10pm.

158 Ī ESSENTIALS ̄ Musica Antiqua Medieval music at its most creative performed over two weeks in late July and early August. indd 48 12/20/07 1:07:40 PM 49 J^[CWhaj Thus, Bruges is not the perfectly preserved medieval city described by much tourist literature, but rather a clever, frequently seamless combination of medieval original and nineteenth- and sometimes twentieth-century additions. This is especially true of the city centre and its principal square, the Markt, an airy open space overlooked by the mighty Belfort and flanked on its other three sides by rows of gabled buildings, with horse-drawn buggies clattering over the cobbles between.

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