Journeys Of A Lifetime: 500 Of The World’s Greatest Trips has been compiled by National Geographic and contains a collection of the accounts of the most adventurous journeys across the world, handpicked by veterans in the field of adventure. Summary Of The Book The book, Journeys Of A Lifetime: 500 Of The World’s Greatest Trips, contains a collection of great photographs and adventurous stories that are sure to get one’s adrenaline rushing several notches higher. It provides a comprehensive list of the top 10 places to go in all categories such as the top ten trolley rides, bridges, elevator rides, highways, or underground tunnels . The unique selling proposition of the book, Journeys Of A Lifetime: 500 Of The World’s Greatest Trips, is that it talks of places that have not been very famous until the publishing of the book and the journeys of the adventurers through these roads that are less travelled. It provides proof of the surprises that Mother Nature has in store for human beings with the unending reserve of beautiful places hidden from the prying eyes of man. There are stories of travellers who had adventures in the Highlands of Scotland, the unconquerable heights of Tanzania’s Mt. Kilimanjaro, the Outback of Australia, and scores of other such places. There are colorful maps with each story and illustrative pictures that almost bring the trip to life for the readers. Journeys Of A Lifetime: 500 Of The World’s Greatest Trips describes the scenic beauty in detail and lists out the things a traveller must do to gain the most out of the journey. It also serves as a guide, explaining how to get to these seemingly out-of-reach places, when to go there, and what to do when you finally get there. The first chapter is on a places where water bodies are the main attraction such as San Francisco, Venice, Istanbul, Vancouver, the Nile River, the Yangtze River, and Thailand. This is followed by a chapter on a journey on the road. It is a wonderful book that provides an almost mini-vacation to its readers.
This lavish volume reveals National Geographic's top picks for the world's most fabulous journeys, along with practical tips for your own travels. Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographic's travel writers, this inspirational book spans the globe to highlight the best of the world's most famous and lesser known sojourns. It presents an incredible diversity of possibilities, from ocean cruises around Antarctica to horse treks in the Andes. Every continent and every possible form of transport is covered.
A timely resource for the burgeoning ranks of active travelers who crave adventurous and far-flung trips, Journeys of a Lifetime provides scores of creative ideas: trekking the heights of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania... mountain biking in Transylvania... driving through the scenic highlands of Scotland... or rolling through the outback on Australia's famous Ghan train... and dozens of other intriguing options all over the world.
Journeys of a Lifetime also features 22 fun Top 10 lists in all sorts of categories. What are the world's top 10 elevator rides, bridges to walk across, trolley rides, ancient highways, or underground walking adventures? Readers will love evaluating and debating the selections.
Each chapter showcases stunning photography, full-color maps, evocative text, and expert advice—including how to get there, when to visit, and how to make the most of the journey—all packaged in a luxurious oversize volume to treasure for years to come.
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