Secret Journeys of A Lifetime

Secret Journeys of A Lifetime

500 of the World's Best Hidden Travel Gems

Book - 2011
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Random House, Inc.
The latest in the highly successful Journeys of a Lifetime series and the sequel to the original bestseller, Secret Journeys of a Lifetime offers in-depth site descriptions; dozens of fun, themed top ten lists; locator maps; illuminating sidebars; and oversized, lavish full-color images that bring to life 500 novel destinations that have managed to fly under the radar.
 
Divided into themed chapters, the book features the "World at Your Feet", "Last Wildernesses", "Island Getaways", "The Road Less Traveled", "Secret History", "Spiritual Havens", "Hidden Treasures", "Undiscovered Villages", and "City Secrets". This book will also feature numerous short sidebars by National Geographic contributors entitled "My Secret Journey" that will eloquently describe and personalize travel experiences for readers and will also provide insight on bonus excursions near the featured destinations.
 
Additional eclectic sidebars will highlight intriguing ancillary information, including entertaining snippets on the local culture or history as well as other sights to see while in the area.
 
As with other books in the series, each chapter contains two to five lists of "Top Tens," shorter features describing experiences in a wide variety of categories, from quirky museums and quiet city garden oases to atmospheric ghost towns and the best spots for amazing ocean views.

Baker & Taylor
Presents off-the-beaten-path travel destinations around the world that are notable for their vistas, wildlife, and historical and cultural significance.

Baker
& Taylor

"Presents 500 off-the-beaten-path travel destinations around the world that are notable for their vistas, wildlife, and historical and cultural significance"--Provided by publisher.

Publisher: Washington, DC : National Geographic Society, c2011
ISBN: 9781426206467
Branch Call Number: 910.4 SEC
Characteristics: 319 p. :,col. ill., maps (some col.) ;,31 cm.
Additional Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.)

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3pitou8 Jun 05, 2012

Great arm chair travel with NG's high quality photos.

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