Unforgettable Places: Unique Sites and Experiences Around the World

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Firefly Books, 2009 - Travel - 607 pages
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The ultimate collection of unforgettable destinations.

The globe-trotting authors of the Unforgettable Places series are eloquent guides to 80 favorite destinations, unique sights and experiences around the world. Some suggest an adventure-filled walk, a breathtaking climb or a fantastical river-rafting experience, while others recommend an island of unrivalled tropical beauty, ruins that have stood for a thousand years or a painter's famous garden.

The authors provide cultural and historical background information, describe what visitors can expect, suggest activities, give helpful tips and recommend places to stay.

More than 2,000 vibrant photographs entice the reader to experience unusual destinations such as:

  • Zambian rivers to raft
  • A volcano in Guatemala to climb
  • The Milford Track in New Zealand
  • Torres del Paine, Chile
  • Coyote Buttes, Arizona and Utah
  • The Golden Temple, Amritsar, India
  • Newfoundland, Canada
  • Angkor Wat, Cambodia
  • Festival of the Sahara, Tunisia
  • Karnak Temple, Luxor, Egypt
  • Santorini, Greece
  • Fallingwater, Pennsylvania
  • Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Monet's Garden, Giverny, France
  • Samarkand, Uzbekistan
  • Amalfi Coast, Italy
  • Drovers' Roads, Spain
  • King Ludwig's Way, Germany
  • Yukon River journey, Canada
  • Walking with Wordsworth, England
  • Driving the Uyuni Salt Flat, Bolivia.

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About the author (2009)

Steve Davey is a travel writer and author.

Steve Watkins is a travel photographer and author.

Clare Jones is a travel writer and photographer whose work has been featured in a variety of publications, including USA Today and numerous travel guides.

Marc Schlossman is a professional photographer and author.

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