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Journeys of a Lifetime Second Edition

Author : National Geographic
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Featuring 120 new destinations, this best-selling inspirational travel guide reveals 500 celebrated and lesser-known destinations around the globe, from ocean cruises in Antarctica to horse treks in the Andes. Completely revised and updated for its 10th anniversary. Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographic's legendary travel writers, this fully updated, 10th anniversary edition of Journeys of a Lifetime spans the globe to highlight the best of the world's most celebrated and lesser-known sojourns. Offering a diverse array of possibilities, every continent and possible form of transport is covered, illustrated with glorious color photographs. With 16 new pages; new destinations like Cartegena, Colombia; and updated information throughout, this timely new edition is the perfect resource for travelers who crave adventurous trips--from trekking the heights of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to mountain biking in Transylvania--and those searching for more specific experiences (the world's top small cruises, hot new museums around the world, secrets for following in the footsteps of film and TV heroes, and more). Each chapter features stunning photography, full-color maps, and practical tips, including how to get there, when to visit, and how to make the most of your journey. Informative and inspiring, this luxurious volume is a lifelong resource that readers will treasure for years to come.

Journeys of a Lifetime

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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.

Journey

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From the earliest migrations to the dawn of space tourism, experience the excitement of travel throughout the ages in this gloriously illustrated book! The quest for adventure has defined human history since the beginning of time. Whether it be for food, pilgrimages, trade, or scientific curiosity, people have been compelled to set forth into the wild for centuries. Trace their incredible journeys in this beautifully illustrated book! From the first trade networks in ancient Sumer, to the Crusades, the Grand Tour, and the Voyager missions in outer space. This enthralling visual history of travel includes maps, paintings, photographs, and journal entries to fascinate every armchair traveler. Be transported through space and time with the only comprehensive and fully illustrated book on the history of travel. Inside it you'll find: -Stories of great exploration, migration, and scientific discovery, accompanied by historic maps, paintings and photographs. -Themed spreads and feature panels explaining developments in history, geography, religion, and science -Catalog pages showcasing the evolution of transport networks across the globe -A foreword written by adventurer and New York Times bestselling author, Simon Reeve -An optional 80-page illustrated directory profiling great explorers and expeditions Voyage with vikings, and pursue plundering pirates! From the ancient travels of Odysseus, to Pizarro's conquest of Peru, follow the biographies of pioneering travellers, intrepid explorers, and cruel conquerors. Gripping eye-witness accounts transport you to former times, bringing pivotal moments of historical, scientific, and religious discovery to vivid life. Ever wondered what it would feel like to be the first in flight? Or to be a part of The Great Northern Expedition? Learn all of the technological innovations in railways, ships, cars, and aviation that facilitated the greatest journeys of humankind. This book is sure to take you far away from the confines of your living room. Prepare for the journey of a lifetime, perfect for anyone interested in history, migration, and human adventure!

Greatest Classic Collection Set of 3 Books The Worst Journey in the World The Little Prince Little Men

Author : Apsley Cherry-Garrard; Caroline Alexander; Antoine De Saint-Exupéry; Louisa May Alcott
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Greatest Classic Collection: Collection of Apsley Cherry-Garrard; Caroline Alexander; Antoine De Saint-Exupéry; Louisa May Alcott. This Combo Collection (Set of 3 Books) includes All-time Bestseller Books. This anthology contains: The Worst Journey in the World (is a 1922 memoir by Apsley Cherry-Garrard) The Little Prince Little Men

Top Steam Journeys of the World

Author : Anthony Lambert
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This book profiles 26 of the remarkable journeys, ranging from the popular Festiniog Railway in northern Wales to the Changa Manga Forest Railway of Pakistan. Each chapter sketches the story behind the journey and details the locomotives that are in use, illustrated throughout with photography.

The Business of Tourism

Author : J. Christopher Holloway
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This text provides a clear introduction to the business of tourism as well as discussing the key issues facing the tourism industry such as Brexit, Covid-19 and sustainability.

World s Top Explorers who Change the World Selected Books Kit By Kalyani Mookherji Top 5 Explorers of the World 7 Explorers who Change the World 5 Greatest Explorers of the World

Author : Kalyani Mookherji
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This Combo Collection (Set of 3 Books) includes All-time Bestseller Books. This anthology contains: Top 5 Explorers of the World 7 Explorers who Change the World 5 Greatest Explorers of the World

English Mechanic and World of Science

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English Mechanics and the World of Science

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Journeys of a Lifetime

Author : National Geographic Society (U.S.)
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Photographs and text describe five hundred "must see" vacation spots around the world, organized by the best mode of transportation for each trip, with expert tips on chosing the best destination, traveling safely and affordably, and making the most of each site.