Great Adventures

Great Adventures

Experience the World at Its Breathtaking Best

Book - 2012
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Showcasing some of the world's best adventure experiences, this Lonely Planet guidebook includes expert content, inspirational photographs and practical planning tips.
Publisher: Footscray, Vic. ; Oakland, CA : Lonely Planet, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781742209647
1742209645
Characteristics: 319 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 32 cm
Additional Contributors: Bain, Andrew 1970-

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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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