Great Adventures

Great Adventures

Experience the World at Its Breathtaking Best

Book - 2012
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The follow-up to the successful Great Journeys, showcasing some of the world's best adventure experiences. Includes expert content, inspirational photographs and practical planning tips. The definitive reference to the world's most spectacular adventures.
Publisher: Footscray, Vic : Lonely Planet, 2012
Description: 320 p. col. ill 31 cm
ISBN: 9781742209647
Branch Call Number: 910.202 Gre

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ksoles Sep 05, 2013

Intrepid globetrotters and "stay-cationers" alike will agree that "Great Adventures" captures experiences of a lifetime. In his introduction, Ben Fogle artfully describes the adrenaline rush achieved by each journey and, from there, the reader hurdles through hundreds of pages of breathtaking text and photos of some of the world's most beautiful, dangerous and remote spots.

Well organized and easy to follow, the book features chapters on hiking, diving, biking, "above and below" (canyons and caves), climbing, ice and snow treks, animals, water, and drives. The description of each adventure includes "essential experiences," planning details, armchair traveller recommendations and, of course, a map.

This fun and beautiful book deserves to be left out, passed around among guests and savoured over and over.

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