Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time

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What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu?

In 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed into the Andes Mountains of Peru and “discovered” Machu Picchu. While history has recast Bingham as a villain who stole both priceless artifacts and credit for finding the great archeological site, Mark Adams set out to retrace the explorer’s perilous path in search of the truth—except he’d written about adventure far more than he’d actually lived it. In fact, he’d never even slept in a tent.

Turn Right at Machu Picchu is Adams’ fascinating and funny account of his journey through some of the world’s most majestic, historic, and remote landscapes guided only by a hard-as-nails Australian survivalist and one nagging question: Just what was Machu Picchu?
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About the author

Mark Adams is the author of the acclaimed history Mr. America, which The Washington Post named a Best Book of 2009, and the New York Times bestsellers Meet Me in Atlantis and Turn Right at Machu Picchu. A writer for many national magazines, including GQMen's Journal, and New York, he lives near New York City with his wife and children.
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Publisher
Penguin
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Published on
Jun 30, 2011
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Pages
352
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ISBN
9781101535400
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs
Travel / Essays & Travelogues
Travel / South America / Peru
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Mark Adams
Mark Adams
Coaching psychology is a distinct branch of academic and applied psychology that focuses on enhancement of performance, development and wellbeing in the broader population. In Coaching Psychology in Schools, Mark Adams demonstrates how psychological principles and approaches can be applied in schools to enhance the performance of education practitioners, teams and settings, with corresponding benefits for the children under their care.

Coaching Psychology in Schools

aims to put psychology in the hands of the reader, imparting psychology-informed coaching strategies that can enhance effectiveness in supporting others to learn, change and develop. The book challenges traditional notions of how psychology can contribute to education and illustrates how better outcomes for children can be achieved by helping adults to unlock and utilise their resources. The book covers how coaching psychology can be applied to:

Develop classroom practice

Improve teacher performance

Support Continuing Professional Development

Enhance practitioner and team performance, confidence and wellbeing

Support practical problem-solving

Develop individual and organisational resilience

Real-life case examples are used throughout to illustrate practical coaching methods and techniques that are underpinned by established psychological approaches, including solution-focused coaching, cognitive-behavioural coaching, motivational interviewing and many more.

Coaching Psychology in Schools

will be essential reading for coaches, psychologists, and education practitioners who have an interest or investment in helping others to move forward, including school leaders, teacher coaches, CPD co-ordinators, advisors and consultants. It will also be of interest to those working in other professional contexts who are interested in finding out more about coaching psychology and its potential applications.
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