Epic Journeys: 245 Life-Changing Adventures (Hardcover)

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From rafting the Zambezi River's 23 stomach-flipping rapids to hiking the Inca trail and sailing from island to island in Greece, the travel experts at National Geographic reveal the world's best adventures in this stunning--and practical--treasury.

From navigating the class-five rapids of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon to sandboarding the slopes of a volcano in Nicaragua to dogsledding in the Arctic, this beautiful and comprehensive book offers trips of a lifetime for explorers and adrenaline junkies alike. Filled with more than 300 vivid photographs, this inspirational guide reveals over 225 of the planet's best destinations for hikers, skiers, divers, rafters, and more. You'll also find everything you need to know for the ultimate epic journey: what to see, when to go, and what to do. Combining adventure with cultural experiences--for example, a safari through Madagascar or visiting the ruins of Buddhist temples after sea kayaking the warm waters of Vietnam--this one-of-a-kind collection, complemented by top ten lists and adventurer essays covering everything from the best hiking trails to the top wildlife parks, will lead you to new heights of exploration.

About the Author


NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC is one of the world’s leading nonfiction publishers, proudly supporting the work of scientists, explorers, photographers, and authors, as well as publishing a diverse list of books that celebrate the world and all that is in it. National Geographic Books creates and distributes print and digital works that inspire, entertain, teach, and give readers access to a world of discovery and possibility on a wide range of nonfiction subjects from animals to travel, cartography to history, fun facts to moving stories. A portion of all National Geographic proceeds is used to fund exploration, conservation, and education through ongoing contributions to the work of the National Geographic Society.

Praise For…


Epic Journeys: 245 Life-Changing Adventures is for the people who go beyond their comfort zones to experience the wild beauty of the natural world. The book features adrenaline-fueled forays to all seven continents.” –nationalgeographic.com

Epic Journeys: 245 Life-Changing Adventures is for the people who go beyond their comfort zones to experience the wild beauty of the natural world. The book features adrenaline-fueled forays to all seven continents.” –nationalgeographic.com
 
“This is another amazing National Geographic coffee table book. If you have an adventurer in your life this would be a perfect gift for the holidays. Or if you are a hiker, skier, diver, rafter or just plain adrenaline junkie you will like this one!” –Instagram: @Megsbookclub
 
Epic Journeys is a full-color guide to some of the most stunning, fantastic, and downright drool-worthy trips in the entire world! Lovingly put together by travel connoisseur National Geographic, this is a beautiful guide to some very bucket list worthy trips. This is the perfect book to inspire your next grand adventure!” –A Bookish Affair
 
“National Geographic is known for their photos, and you'll find page after page of stunning photos of the most beautiful sights in the world. Some of the photos- like the overhead shot of a woman swimming with sharks off Tahiti, the Kazan Kremlin, and gondoliers gliding by the Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute in Venice- literally took my breath away as I turned the page to reveal them.” –Bookchickdi
 
“If you have a bucket list chock full of travel destinations to visit, then this book is for you…And, did I mention the photos. Oh my, they are beyond amazing! Just flipping through this fantastic travel book, you can't help but get lost in the photos and imagine the adventures you would go on when visiting these places.” –A Bookish Way of Life
 
“Well this book is perfectly wonderful. Not only is it full of beautiful photographs, but it also contains an amazing amount of information about each destination…My wanderlust is in overdrive right now.” –Amy’s Book-et List
 
“I really have no idea where to start with this book. First of all, I cannot tell you how many hours I have spent pouring through this book because I lost count over a week. I'm not kidding…If you want to go on amazing trips but are overwhelmed with details and how to arrange it, this book is going to be your #1 resource.” –Stranded in Chaos
 
“What I loved about this book and the National Geographic brand in general is the curiosity it fosters about our world. We live on such an amazing planet, and between the award-winning photography and helpful tips, I felt like packing my bags.” –The Wayfaring Voyager
 
“Bottom line, Epic Journeys inspires me to travel, see, and do more. There’s a great big world out there waiting for us!” –Instagram: tarheelreader
 
“There's so much incredible and fascinating information about various countries and destinations packed inside the pages. And then there are the photographs. They are nothing short of stunning and I honestly just went through the book and looked at all the photos and read their captions.” –A Dream Within a Dream 
Product Details
ISBN: 9781426220616
ISBN-10: 1426220618
Publisher: National Geographic
Publication Date: October 22nd, 2019
Pages: 416