Unforgettable Places to See Before You Die

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Firefly Books, 2004 - Self-Help - 256 pages
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An inspiring exploration of the forty most memorable travel destinations in the world.

As travelers become more experienced and sophisticated, they become more discriminating about their destinations. Many are seeking the unusual and avoiding the routine and predictable tours.

Unforgettable Places to See Before You Die takes readers to familiar places, like the Taj Mahal, and lesser known destinations like Lalibela, Ethopia. Three hundred magnificent photographs accompany fascinating essays about each location.

The chapters cover forty destinations ranging from New York City to Petra, Jordan, including:

  • Australia's Great Barrier Reef
  • Cambodian temples at Angkor Wat
  • Scotland's Eilean Donan Castle
  • Thailand's Grand Palace
  • Mexico's Pyramid of Kukulacan
  • Peru's Machu Picchu
  • Spain's Alhambra
  • Ecuador's Galapagos Islands.

The book features international destinations for extraordinary scenery, ancient monuments, unusual cultures, rare wildlife, soaring architecture, art and more. The sites range from wilderness areas to cities to uninhabited locations and ruins of past civilizations.

Unforgettable Places to See Before You Die is aimed at adventurous travelers seeking new sights and experiences. It offers insider tips and practical advice for maximizing the enjoyment of each visit such as avoiding crowds, best time of the year to visit and more.

With gorgeous photography, this book is a must for international and armchair travelers.

 

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Professional photographer Davey here makes a compelling list of 40 must-see places, lavishly embellished with spectacular photos. He admits that other experienced globe trekkers will likely have their ... Read full review

Contents

I
12
II
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III
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IV
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V
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VI
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VII
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VIII
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XXI
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XXII
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XXIII
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XXIV
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XXV
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XXVI
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XXVII
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XXVIII
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XXIX
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XXX
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XXXIII
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XXXIV
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XXXVI
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XXXVIII
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XXXIX
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XL
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About the author (2004)

Steve Davey is a photographer and writer whose work is published in magazines and newspapers worldwide. He contributed to the Digital Photographer's Handbook.

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