Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 Of The World's Greatest Trips

October 16, 2007|
Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 Of The World's Greatest Trips by National Geographic
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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.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC is one of the world’s leading nonfiction publishers, proudly supporting the work of scientists, explorers, photographers, and authors, as well as publishing a diverse list of books that celebrate the world and all that is in it. National Geographic Books creates and distributes print and digital works that ins...
Title:Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 Of The World's Greatest TripsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:400 pages, 12.01 X 9.18 X 1.31 inShipping dimensions:400 pages, 12.01 X 9.18 X 1.31 inPublished:October 16, 2007Publisher:National Geographic SocietyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1426201257

ISBN - 13:9781426201257

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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