Ultimate Travel Library: Around the World in 80+ Books

Given by National Geographic Traveler

80 Works 110,886 Livros 2,288 Críticas ½ 3.9

To compile our list of classic travel books, we asked dozens of travelers (writers, photographers, explorers, editors, and others) to name the books that have most enriched their senses of place and

mostrar mais best informed their peregrinations. Here are their choices.
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Year Awarded:
2002
Obra
Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness (1968) por Edward Abbey
London: The Biography (2000) por Peter Ackroyd
Vanishing Breed: Photographs of the Cowboy and the West (1982) por William Albert Allard
Australian Colors: Images of the Outback (1998) por Bill Bachman
Nomads of Niger (1983) por Carol Beckwith
The Roads to Sata (1985) por Alan Booth
In a Sunburned Country (2000) por Bill Bryson
The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America (1989) por Bill Bryson
Road Fever (1992) por Tim Cahill
30 Days in Sydney: A Wildly Distorted Account (2001) por Peter Carey
In Patagonia (1977) por Bruce Chatwin
The Songlines (1987) por Bruce Chatwin
City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi (1993) por William Dalrymple
Tracks (1980) por Robyn Davidson
Galapagos: Islands Born of Fire (1998) por Tui De Roy
Out of Africa (1937) por Isak Dinesen
The Good Rain: Across Time and Terrain in the Pacific Northwest (1990) por Timothy Egan
This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland (2001) por Gretel Ehrlich
An unexpected light : travels in Afghanistan (1999) por Jason Elliot
Two Towns in Provence (1983) por M. F. K. Fisher
Brazilian Adventure (1933) por Peter Fleming
Bury Me Standing: The Gypsies and Their Journey (1995) por Isabel Fonseca
In an Antique Land (1992) por Amitav Ghosh
Off the Rails in Phnom Penh: Into the Dark Heart of Guns, Girls, and Ganja (1998) por Amit Gilboa
Motoring with Mohammed: Journeys to Yemen and the Red Sea (1991) por Eric Hansen
Stranger in the Forest: On Foot Across Borneo (1988) por Eric Hansen
Heidi's Alp: One Family's Search for Storybook Europe (1987) por Christina Hardyment
Seven Years in Tibet (1952) por Heinrich Harrer
Cuba: Island at a Crossroad (1999) por David Alan Harvey
Blue Highways: A Journey into America (1982) por William Least Heat-Moon
A Moveable Feast (1964) por Ernest Hemingway
Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War (1998) por Tony Horwitz
Serengeti: Natural Order on the African Plain (1986) por Mitsuaki Iwago
Video Night in Kathmandu: And Other Reports from the Not-So-Far East (1989) por Pico Iyer
Looking for Lovedu: A Woman's Journey Through Africa (2001) por Ann Jones
Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History (1993) por Robert D. Kaplan
The Edge of Paradise: America in Micronesia (A Kolowalu Book) (1991) por P.F. Kluge
Sahara Unveiled: A Journey Across the Desert (1996) por William Langewiesche
Sea and Sardinia (1921) por D. H. Lawrence
Arctic Dreams (1986) por Barry Lopez
Danube (1989) por Claudio Magris
Amsterdam: A Brief Life of the City (1994) por Geert Mak
West with the Night (1942) por Beryl Markham
The Snow Leopard (1978) por Peter Matthiessen
Lords of the Atlas: The Rise and Fall of the House of Glaoua, 1893-1956 (1966) por Gavin Maxwell
In Tuscany (2000) por Frances Mayes
South Southeast (2001) por Steve McCurry
A House in Bali (1947) por Colin McPhee
Coming into the Country (1977) por John McPhee
The Colossus of Maroussi (1941) por Henry Miller
The Panama Hat Trail (1986) por Tom Miller
Last Places: A Journey in the North (1990) por Lawrence Millman
Hong Kong (1676) por Jan Morris
Nothing to Declare: Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone (1988) por Mary Morris
Slowly Down the Ganges (1966) por Eric Newby
In Trouble Again: A Journey Between the Orinoco and the Amazon (1988) por Redmond O'Hanlon
Running in the Family (1982) por Michael Ondaatje
Homage to Catalonia (1938) por George Orwell
Full Circle (2006) por Michael Palin
Chasing Monarchs: Migrating with the Butterflies of Passage (1999) por Robert Michael Pyle
Bad Land: An American Romance (1996) por Jonathan Raban
Old Glory: A Voyage Down the Mississippi (1981) por Jonathan Raban
Where Masks Still Dance: New Guinea (1996) por Chris Rainier
Iron and Silk (1988) por Mark Salzman
Turkish Reflections: A Biography of a Place (1991) por Mary Lee Settle
Cold beer and crocociles : A bicycle journey into Australia (2001) por Roff Smith
The Valleys of the Assassins: and Other Persian Travels (1934) por Freya Stark
Travels with Charley in Search of America (1962) por John Steinbeck
A fortune-teller told me (1995) por Tiziano Terzani
The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas (1979) por Paul Theroux
Arabian Sands (1959) por Wilfred Thesiger
In Siberia (1999) por Colin Thubron
The Ponds of Kalambayi (1990) por Mike Tidwell
Roughing It (1872) por Mark Twain
The Eighth Continent: Life, Death and Discovery in the Lost World of Madagascar (2000) por Peter Tyson
Andes (2001) por Mario Vargas Llosa
Honeymoon in Purdah: An Iranian Journey (2000) por Alison Wearing
Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica (1996) por Sara Wheeler
The Flâneur: A Stroll through the Paradoxes of Paris (2001) por Edmund White
The River at the Center of the World: A Journey Up the Yangtze, and Back in Chinese Time (1996) por Simon Winchester

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