The Royal Road to Romance

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Travelers' Tales, 1925 - Travel - 304 pages
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When Richard Halliburton graduated from college, he chose adventure over a career, traveling the world with almost no money. The Royal Road to Romance chronicles what happened as a result, from a breakthrough Matterhorn ascent to being jailed for taking forbidden pictures on Gibraltar. "One of the most fascinating books of its kind ever written." - Detroit News

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Review: The Royal Road to Romance: Travelers' Tales Classics

User Review  - Dilley Sue - Goodreads

The gift of Richard Halliburton was not to lure readers into seeking those "far-away" places he wrote about with such conviction. The charm in his storytelling took a reader along on his adventures ... Read full review

Review: The Royal Road to Romance: Travelers' Tales Classics

User Review  - Mitch - Goodreads

For backpackers with an eye for adventure in exotic locales, this is a real find. Richard is largely forgotten today, but he was very popular decades ago and no wonder- he presents the world from an ... Read full review

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