Secret journeys of a lifetime : 500 of the world's best hidden travel gems / introduction by Keith Bellows.
Contributor(s): Bellows, Keith | National Geographic Society (U. S.) [author.] | National Geographic Society (U.S.).Material type: BookPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2011Description: 319 pages : color illustrations, color maps. ; 31 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781426206467; 1426206461.Subject(s): Tourism -- Guidebooks | Travel -- Guidebooks | Tourism GuidebooksDDC classification: 910.4
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
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.
The world at your feet -- Last wildernesses -- Island getaways -- The road less traveled -- Secret history -- Spiritual havens -- Hidden treasures -- Undiscovered villages -- City secrets.
Includes index. -"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.
"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.
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