“The modern tourist’s guide book was separately invented by Karl Baedeker in Germany (1835) and by John Murray III in England (1836). Baedeker and Murray produced impersonal, objective guide; works prior to this combined factual information and personal sentimental reflection. The availability of the books by Baedeker and Murray helped sharpen and formalize the complementary genre of the personal travelogue, which was freed from the burden of serving as a guide book. The Baedeker and Murray guide books were hugely popular and were standard resources for travellers well into the 20th century. …”—Guide Book From Wikipedia
… Mr Bethune has plastered on half a tonne of Kevlar armour to reduce hull damage if the Ady Gil hits ice, and painted it with carbon-flecked paint that he says will lower the ability of radar detection. He also set an array of speakers capable of 9000 watts of sound into the rear of the cockpit, the better to get his message across.
”What will I play when I find them?” Mr Bethune said. ”Hmm. Tangaroa from [NZ musician] Tiki Taane. It’s a growling big sort of a song about the God of the Sea who looks after us.”
Mr Bethune then wound up the song and its big Maori war-cry chorus, driving a television crew from the dock. …