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The Cities Book: A Journey Through the Best Cities in the World (Lonely Planet Journey Books)

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Cities represent civilization and human achievement: they are bubbling microcosms of virtues and vices, vanguards of technology and creative pursuits, incubators of traditions and melting pots of diversity. More than half the world's population now lives in cities, and for travelers they hold an endless fascination.

Every city has its own personality, in the form of its str
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Hardcover, 424 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Lonely Planet (first published November 1st 2006)
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I put this book down 3 years ago when I left the UK and finally picked it up again when going back to collect some things.

The good thing about this book is being able to put it down and pick it up at any time. It's is a comprehensive (though rushed) surface blurb across a large number of very varied cities around the world. It gives just a slight taste of what each of these cities are like (best to have Google images & Wikipedia at your fingertips while reading this).

Now unfortunately some,
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