Ultimate Travel Library: Around the World in 80+ Books

Given by National Geographic Traveler

80 Works 112,214 Books 2,311 Reviews 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 mostrar mais and best informed their peregrinations. Here are their choices. mostrar menos
Year Awarded:
2002
Obra
Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness (1968) de Edward Abbey
London: The Biography (2000) de Peter Ackroyd
Vanishing Breed: Photographs of the Cowboy and the West (1982) de William Albert Allard
Australian Colors: Images of the Outback (1998) de Bill Bachman
Nomads of Niger (1983) de Carol Beckwith
The Roads to Sata (1985) de Alan Booth
In a Sunburned Country (2000) de Bill Bryson
The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America (1989) de Bill Bryson
Road Fever (1992) de Tim Cahill
30 Days in Sydney: A Wildly Distorted Account (2001) de Peter Carey
In Patagonia (1977) de Bruce Chatwin
The Songlines (1987) de Bruce Chatwin
City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi (1993) de William Dalrymple
Tracks (1980) de Robyn Davidson
Galapagos: Islands Born of Fire (1998) de Tui De Roy
Out of Africa (1937) de Isak Dinesen
The Good Rain: Across Time and Terrain in the Pacific Northwest (1990) de Timothy Egan
This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland (2001) de Gretel Ehrlich
An unexpected light : travels in Afghanistan (1999) de Jason Elliot
Two Towns in Provence (1983) de M. F. K. Fisher
Brazilian Adventure (1933) de Peter Fleming
Bury Me Standing: The Gypsies and Their Journey (1995) de Isabel Fonseca
In an Antique Land (1992) de Amitav Ghosh
Off the Rails in Phnom Penh: Into the Dark Heart of Guns, Girls, and Ganja (1998) de Amit Gilboa
Motoring with Mohammed: Journeys to Yemen and the Red Sea (1991) de Eric Hansen
Stranger in the Forest: On Foot Across Borneo (1988) de Eric Hansen
Heidi's Alp: One Family's Search for Storybook Europe (1987) de Christina Hardyment
Seven Years in Tibet (1952) de Heinrich Harrer
Cuba: Island at a Crossroad (1999) de David Alan Harvey
Blue Highways: A Journey into America (1982) de William Least Heat-Moon
A Moveable Feast (1964) de Ernest Hemingway
Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War (1998) de Tony Horwitz
Serengeti: Natural Order on the African Plain (1986) de Mitsuaki Iwago
Video Night in Kathmandu: And Other Reports from the Not-So-Far East (1989) de Pico Iyer
Looking for Lovedu: A Woman's Journey Through Africa (2001) de Ann Jones
Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History (1993) de Robert D. Kaplan
The Edge of Paradise: America in Micronesia (A Kolowalu Book) (1991) de P.F. Kluge
Sahara Unveiled: A Journey Across the Desert (1996) de William Langewiesche
Sea and Sardinia (1921) de D. H. Lawrence
Arctic Dreams (1986) de Barry Lopez
Danube (1989) de Claudio Magris
Amsterdam: A Brief Life of the City (1994) de Geert Mak
West with the Night (1942) de Beryl Markham
The Snow Leopard (1978) de Peter Matthiessen
Lords of the Atlas: The Rise and Fall of the House of Glaoua, 1893-1956 (1966) de Gavin Maxwell
In Tuscany (2000) de Frances Mayes
South Southeast (2001) de Steve McCurry
A House in Bali (1947) de Colin McPhee
Coming into the Country (1977) de John McPhee
The Colossus of Maroussi (1941) de Henry Miller
The Panama Hat Trail (1986) de Tom Miller
Last Places: A Journey in the North (1990) de Lawrence Millman
Hong Kong (1676) de Jan Morris
Nothing to Declare: Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone (1988) de Mary Morris
Slowly Down the Ganges (1966) de Eric Newby
In Trouble Again: A Journey Between the Orinoco and the Amazon (1988) de Redmond O'Hanlon
Running in the Family (1982) de Michael Ondaatje
Homage to Catalonia (1938) de George Orwell
Full Circle (2006) de Michael Palin
Chasing Monarchs: Migrating with the Butterflies of Passage (1999) de Robert Michael Pyle
Bad Land: An American Romance (1996) de Jonathan Raban
Old Glory: A Voyage Down the Mississippi (1981) de Jonathan Raban
Where Masks Still Dance: New Guinea (1996) de Chris Rainier
Iron and Silk (1988) de Mark Salzman
Turkish Reflections: A Biography of a Place (1991) de Mary Lee Settle
Cold beer and crocociles : A bicycle journey into Australia (2001) de Roff Smith
The Valleys of the Assassins: and Other Persian Travels (1934) de Freya Stark
Travels with Charley in Search of America (1962) de John Steinbeck
A fortune-teller told me (1995) de Tiziano Terzani
The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas (1979) de Paul Theroux
Arabian Sands (1959) de Wilfred Thesiger
In Siberia (1999) de Colin Thubron
The Ponds of Kalambayi (1990) de Mike Tidwell
Roughing It (1872) de Mark Twain
The Eighth Continent: Life, Death and Discovery in the Lost World of Madagascar (2000) de Peter Tyson
Andes (2001) de Mario Vargas Llosa
Honeymoon in Purdah: An Iranian Journey (2000) de Alison Wearing
Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica (1996) de Sara Wheeler
The Flâneur: A Stroll through the Paradoxes of Paris (2001) de Edmund White
The River at the Center of the World: A Journey Up the Yangtze, and Back in Chinese Time (1996) de Simon Winchester

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