Ever wondered why the Tower of Pisa leans? or how high a Redwood Tree grows? And where to meet the Terracotta Warriors?
If you’ve ever asked ‘how did they do that?’, this book will unlock the secrets of 50 of the world’s most extraordinary natural and man-made wonders. Expert commentary combines with detailed illustrations and step-by-step diagrams to explain how amazing these famous sights really are.
Illustrations take you inside the wonders
Maps show you how to find them
Practical travel details help you plan a visit
About the Author
Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places where they travel.