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!
"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 yourown comfort level..." Amsterdam News "With gorgeous photos, practical information and armchair travel suggestions, the travel guide publisher prepares readers for an adventure." Battle Creek Enquirer "An inspiring, photo-packed stimulus package for wandering minds" Passport Magazine "Great Adventures: Experience the World at its Breathtaking Best... is a fine oversized collection of color photos capturing unique world adventures for both armchairreaders 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 outstandingsurvey highly recommended for any adventure travel holding." Midwest Book Review "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." Perceptive Travel "In LonelyPlanet's Great Adventures, the reader is treated to a breathtaking array of travel experiences, illustrated with beautiful photography." Los Angeles Times "There are no ho-hum wanderings in this guide to the best adventuretrips on the planet. Stunning photography leads readers through great outdoor adventures like paragliding from Mont Blanc in France, tracking mountain gorillas in Uganda or perhaps cycling through Nepal. The reader will be enticed to hike, dive, bikeand climb; above the earth, below the oceans, and on top of mountains. This is truly a candy box of adventures of a lifetime. Every endorphin seeking traveler will love this book." Wicked Good Travel Tips
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