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Journeys of A Lifetime

500 of the World's Greatest Trips
(Book - 2007 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographic's travel writers, Journeys of a Lifetime 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.... 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. [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? 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....--From publisher description.
Title: Journeys of a lifetime
500 of the world's greatest trips
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, 2007.
Characteristics: 400 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,31 cm.
Contents: Across water
By road
By rail
On foot
In search of culture
In gourmet heaven
Into the action
Up and away
In their footsteps.
Summary: Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographic's travel writers, Journeys of a Lifetime 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.... 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. [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? 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....--From publisher description.
Local Note: 53 61 76 80 109 112 118 133 143 148 149 151 152 159 167 182 193 198 203 211 216 222 231 232 233 234 235 236 242 243 250 264 278
Additional Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 9781426201257
1426201257
Subject Headings: Voyages and travels.
Topical Term: Voyages and travels.
LCCN: 2007013509
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Mar 27, 2008
  • Anitka rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Very colorful pictures of various locations on the world! Great book for people who think about original places to see. Recommended. The only thing I must add: this is a LARGE and heavy book.

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