This collection of six excerpts takes the reader through a variety of landscapes which are both challenging and exhilirating. From the desert conditions of Mexico to the frozen land of the Northern Lights, there is something here for everyone who loves to read about travel.
From the Lawless Road by Graham Greene A journey acorss Mexico on a mule leads to exhaustion
Himalaya by Michel Palin Following in the footsteps of the men who climbed Mount Everest
The Land of the Camels by Eric Newby Travelling by car through northern India to experience a religious festival
Hammerfest by Bill Bryson Two long weeks in Norway waiting for the Northern Lights
The Amateur Emigrant by Robert Louis Stevenson Travelling economy class from Scotland to the USA by ship in 1879
Long Way Round by E. McGregor and C. Boorman Riding motorbikes to a life-changing encounter with Mongolian street children