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Flightless: Incredible Journeys Without Leaving the Ground (Travel Literature)

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Is Getting There Really Half the Fun?The 26 real-life stories in this extraordinary collection explore the complexities, delights and insights of surface travel, from walking to pedal boating, from camels to cargo ships and anything from two to four wheels - or no wheels at all. Ever wondered just how far a tuk-tuk can take you? Who do you call when the ice cracks as you're walking across the Bering Straits? Do you know how long it takes to rollerblade across the US? Ever considered riding a pizza-delivery bike through South America?

Some of these writers explore a single destination, be it Oman, Japan or Italy, while others cross whole continents or circumnavigate the world. This inspiring and eclectic anthology includes contributions from well-known travel writers such as Tony Wheeler and Rory Stewart, environmentally responsible travel-bloggers, some favorite Lonely Planet authors and record-setting expeditioners. So sit back, relax and let your imagination do the flying.

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ISBN:
9781741790757
Publisher:
Lonely Planet
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Manufactured by:
Lonely Planet
Manufactured:
Lonely Planet
Author:
Lonely Planet
Author:
Lonely Planet Publications
Author:
<B>Who We Are</B><BR>At Lonely Planet
Author:
Ellie Cobb (ed)
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Edition Description:
Travel Literature
Series:
Lonely Planet Journeys
Publication Date:
20080831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
232
Dimensions:
197 x 128 mm

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