Unique Sites and Experiences Around the WorldBook - 2009
The ultimate collection of unforgettable destinations.
The globe-trotting authors of the Unforgettable Places series are eloquent guides to 80 favorite destinations, unique sights and experiences around the world. Some suggest an adventure-filled walk, a breathtaking climb or a fantastical river-rafting experience, while others recommend an island of unrivalled tropical beauty, ruins that have stood for a thousand years or a painter's famous garden.
The authors provide cultural and historical background information, describe what visitors can expect, suggest activities, give helpful tips and recommend places to stay.
More than 2,000 vibrant photographs entice the reader to experience unusual destinations such as:Zambian rivers to raft A volcano in Guatemala to climb The Milford Track in New Zealand Torres del Paine, Chile Coyote Buttes, Arizona and Utah The Golden Temple, Amritsar, India Newfoundland, Canada Angkor Wat, Cambodia Festival of the Sahara, Tunisia Karnak Temple, Luxor, Egypt Santorini, Greece Fallingwater, Pennsylvania Machu Picchu, Peru Monet's Garden, Giverny, France Samarkand, Uzbekistan Amalfi Coast, Italy Drovers' Roads, Spain King Ludwig's Way, Germany Yukon River journey, Canada Walking with Wordsworth, England Driving the Uyuni Salt Flat, Bolivia.