A NEW TWIST ON TRAVEL WRITING: THESE BOOKS TAKE YOU TO PLACES YOU COULD NEVER IMAGINE
A safe bet or a real adventure? It goes without saying that you are guaranteed to experience everything you set out to see if you stick to a classic travel guide. But far away from the typical tourist routes, you can find many more unusual sights and things you’d never have expected to see. There are three books which reveal some of our planet’s best-kept secrets for those who are drawn to such extraordinary places.
In this book, Alastair Bonnett shows that we maybe don’t know our world as well as we sometimes think we do: ancient labyrinths, lost cities, islands that appear on every map but can never be found in reality – this book takes you to magical places that you could never even dream of. These places are guaranteed to make you want to go exploring yourself.
Why has there been a ladder on the sill of a church in Jerusalem for years? Atlas Obscura is full of tales of bizarre, unexpected and enchanted places. It shows us that captivating sensations can be found in the most unlikely of places. Explore this treasure chest of the wonders of our world – it’s bound to make you want to go on your own adventure!
LONELY PLANET’S SECRET MARVELS OF THE WORLD
This book by Lonely Planet deals with all things strange and mysterious. It leads you to an abandoned Bulgarian monument, a mysterious house in California, a witch market in the depths of Peru, as well as pointing you in the direction of the most weird and wonderful sights in Europe’s capitals. If you want to mix things up a bit during your next weekend trip and experience something out of the ordinary, then this travel guide is perfect for you! The book is not only entertaining, but also shows that we don’t understand the world nearly as well as we may think.
Our three suggestions, accompanied by fantastic photos, astonishing facts and numerous maps, will not only arouse your sense of wanderlust, but are also the perfect travel guides for those of you who are already travelling. In order to be well equipped for your adventures, it’s important that you pack your camera, passport, water bottle and snacks properly. The Royal Oak day pack, a chest pocket for your passport, and the gadget pouch for your camera & other small items will prepare you to discover the unexpected and write your own remarkable travel stories.
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