Author(s): Lonely Planet
Circumnavigate the world with Lonely Planet's latest inspirational illustrated coffee table book. Packed full of pictures, interviews, detailed gatefold maps and more, chart the history of travelling the globe by ship, bicycle, plane, car, train, balloon, submersible and foot and discover amazing stories from people who have travelled around the world.
Hear enthralling tales of intrepid explorers and record breakers such as Amelia Earhart, Ferdinand Magellan, Francis Chichester, Nellie Bly, Mark Beaumont and Aloha Wanderwell who have risked their lives succeeding (or attempting) the journey, chart the routes they have taken, discover how transport has developed over time and find out what the future likely has in store for means of travel.
You'll also uncover some of the world's most celebrated hot air ballooning routes, classic hikes and road trips, coast-to-coast cycling races and much more in this enthralling 288-page celebration of circumnavigation. Written by expert travel writers and bursting with photographs and stunning illustrated gatefold maps, this is the quintessential travel history book for discovering the facts about voyaging Around The World.