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

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

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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426201257
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 10/16/2007
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 104,588
Product dimensions: 9.16(w) x 12.00(h) x 1.23(d)

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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 inspire, entertain, teach, and give readers access to a world of discovery and possibility on a wide range of nonfiction subjects from animals to travel, cartography to history, fun facts to moving stories. A portion of all National Geographic proceeds is used to fund exploration, conservation, and education through ongoing contributions to the work of the National Geographic Society.

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Journeys of a Lifetime 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 20 reviews.
IsaiahN More than 1 year ago
If you love to travel then this is the book to get with detailed descriptions, full color pictures, and over 500 destinations to choose from. It is so much fun to read, enjoy, and dream of how someday you will be able to have the unforgetable experience of a lifetime.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is the best coffee table book. Great pictures.The book is such a fun read on a rainy day-- just curl-up and escape.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I recommend this book to anyone who has dreams of seeing the world.
irina_ramos More than 1 year ago
I bought for a friend and he was absolutely amazed with the anount of information and its description. I recommend to those who love this topic and want to keep a very valuable research book in their provate library.
MSW783 More than 1 year ago
This book has been so inspirational for me! It is fun to look at and I keep it on my coffee table for guests! Great conversation starter!
ckritt3 More than 1 year ago
What a beautiful dream book! Bought it for myself for Christmas. Lots of comments from friends when they pick it up from the table.
chamonix More than 1 year ago
Such beautiful photography, such inspiration. I've enjoyed the series and never get tired of flipping through the pages, especially in winter when I'm snowbound. I'm also a longtime subscriber to their magazine. Definitely you'll get your moneys worth with this 400 page book. My family is heading for Hawaii in two weeks.
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