Journeys of A Lifetime
500 of the World's Greatest TripsBook - 2007
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.... 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. [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? 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....--From publisher description.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, 
Characteristics: 400 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 31 cm.