Synopses & Reviews
"The Royal Road to Romance" chronicles the author's choice of adventure over career after graduating from college in the early 1900s, and includes his recollections of a breakthrough ascent of the Matterhorn to being jailed on Gibraltar for taking forbidden photos.
When Richard Halliburton graduated from college, he chose adventure over a career, traveling the world with almost no money. The Royal Road to Romance chronicles what happened as a result, from a breakthrough Matterhorn ascent to being jailed for taking forbidden pictures on Gibraltar. "One of the most fascinating books of its kind ever written." - Detroit News