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Epic Drives of the World : Explore the planet's most thrilling road trips - Lonely Planet

Epic Drives of the World

Explore the planet's most thrilling road trips

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Buckle up for the next installment in our 'Epic' series and the follow-up to Epic Bike Rides of the World. Epic Drives of the World, a beautiful hardback, showcases 50 of the greatest road trips on Earth, from classic routes in America, Australia and Europe, to incredible adventures in Asia and Africa.

Organised by continent, each route features a first-hand account, awe-inspiring photographs, illustrated maps and practical advice on when to go, how to get there, where to stay and what to eat. From Hawaii's Hana Highway and Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh Road, to Utah's National Park Circuit and Germany's Black Forest High Road, Epic Drives of the World will inspire any motorist to hit the open road.

African and Middle East drives include:

  • The self-drive Safari (Zambia)
  • Crossing the Kalahari (Botswana)
  • Passing over the Panorama Route (South Africa)
  • Marrakesh to Taroudannt (Morocco)
  • Cruising Clarence Drive (South Africa)

The Americas drives include:

  • The Highway to Hana in Hawaii (USA)
  • The Salar de Uyuni (Bolivia)
  • The Pacific Coast Highway (USA)
  • Crossing the Carretera Austral (Chile)
  • Canada's Icefields Parkway

Asia drives include:

  • On the trail of Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam)
  • Crossing the Kathmandu Loop (Nepal)
  • Hightailing from Thimphu to Gangtey (Bhutan)
  • South Korea: From top to toe
  • The road from Srinagar to Manali (India)

Europe drives include:

  • Black Forest High Road (Germany)
  • The Wilds of Abruzzo (Italy)
  • Croatia's Adriatic coast
  • Norway's west coast
  • The Magic Circle (Iceland)

Oceania drives include:

  • Southern Alps explorer (New Zealand)
  • The Great Ocean Road (Australia)
  • Northland & the Bay of Islands (New Zealand)
  • Following the Captain Cook Highway (Australia)
  • Alice Springs to Darwin (Australia)

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ISBN: 9781786578648
ISBN-10: 1786578646
Series: Lonely Planet
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 328
Published: 1st August 2017
Publisher: Lonely Planet Global Limited
Country of Publication: IE
Dimensions (cm): 26.01 x 20.07  x 2.49
Weight (kg): 1.41
Edition Number: 1