Ancient trails. Underwater chasms. Ice-clad peaks.
This showcase of the world’s most thrilling adventures takes you by boot, pedal or paddle to awe-inspiring natural spectacles and on adrenalin-charged feats of endeavour. You don’t need to be intrepid necessarily, but you will need to embrace the spirit of adventure!
Amsterdam News, September 26, 2013 The photographs are stunning, and each chapter includes several sidebars of information, a map and an array of practical planning tips. Just looking at the book alone makes you want to think about possibly moving beyond your own comfort level . . . Battle Creek Enquirer, May 24, 2013 With gorgeous photos, practical information and armchair travel suggestions, the travel guide publisher prepares readers for an adventure. Passport Magazine, March 2013 An inspiring, photo-packed stimulus package for wandering minds Midwest Book Review, January 2013 "Great Adventures: Experience the World at its Breathtaking Best" . . . is a fine oversized collection of color photos capturing unique world adventures for both armchair readers and those contemplating their own global excursions. It's all about ice peaks, underwater caves, challenging bicycling trips, and natural beauty: chapters are packed with lovely images and paired with exciting text, making for an outstanding survey highly recommended for any adventure travel holding. Perceptive Travel, January 2013 "Great Adventures" is a handsome 320-page coffee-table book, filled to bursting with stunning photographs of oceans, deserts, ancient cities, and, especially, perilous mountain overhangs, beneath which there always looms a bottomless abyss. The two-page opening spread of a craggy overlook in the French Alps will leave acrophobics reeling in panic. Los Angeles Times, December 12, 2012 In Lonely Planet's "Great Adventures," the reader is treated to a breathtaking array of travel experiences, illustrated with beautiful photography. Wicked Good Travel Tips, December 4, 2012 There are no ho-hum wanderings in this guide to the best adventure trips on the planet. Stunning photography leads readers through great outdoor adventures like paragliding from Mont Blanc in France, tracking mountain g
Series: Lonely Planet Pictorials
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st October 2012
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 30.51 x 23.01 x 2.49
Weight (kg): 1.88
Edition Number: 1