Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Greatest Trips by National Geographic

Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Greatest Trips

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  • ISBN
    9781426201257 / 1426201257
  • Title Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Greatest Trips
  • Author National Geographic
  • Category Travel & Holiday Guides
  • Format
    Hardcover
  • Year 2007
  • Pages 400
  • Publisher
    National Geographic Society
  • Imprint National Geographic Society
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 234mm x 36mm x 300mm

Annotation

Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographics travel writers, this volume spans the globe to highlight the best of the worlds most famous and lesser-known sojourns. The book presents an incredible diversity of possibilities, from ocean cruises around Antarctica to horse treks in the Andes. Full color.

Publisher Description

No one knows the world like National Geographic—and in this lavish volume, we reveal our picks for the world's most fabulous journeys, along with helpful information for readers who want to try them out.
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.
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.

Author Biography

National Geographic is a renowned authority in cartographic excellence. For 119 years the Society's maps have helped spread geographic knowledge around the globe. A vast database allows National Geographic to combine the latest data gained by space-age technology with innovative digital mapping techniques to create state-of-the-art political, physical, and thematic maps. The Society's meticulous research and attention to detail have established a standard of achievement that is unparalleled.

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