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Unforgettable Walks to Take Before You Die by Steve Watkins
Book DescriptionUnforgettable Walks to Take Before You Die is the fifth title in an exciting series of books that will help you search out essential sights and experiences around the world. Photographers and writers Steve Watkins and Clare Jones draw on their years of international travel experience in selecting thirty of the world's most inspiring, spectacular and beautiful walks, each of which can be done within the space of a two-week break. Their choices include a wide range of locations, from urban walking tours along Boston's Freedom Trail and the stunning temples of Kyoto, to the open countryside of the Yellowstone National Park in the USA and Peru's Inca Trail. There are leisurely jaunts, such as Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater property and a stroll around the picturesque canals of Amsterdam, as well as a few demanding walks, such as the Alpine Tour du Mont Blanc and China's Tiger Leaping Gorge trek, for those who like a challenge. Richly illustrated throughout with specially commissioned photographs, Unforgettable Walks to Take Before You Die is aimed at anyone looking for ideas for an inspirational trip of a lifetime. The book features a total of thirty walks, including: Amalfi Coast, Italy; Morne Trois Pitons, Dominica; Choro Trail, Bolivia; Dogon Tribes, Mali; Kilimanjaro, Tanzania; Tiger Leaping Gorge, China; South West Coast Path, England; Routeburn Track, New Zealand; Darjeeling Tea Trek, India; Temples of Kyoto, Japan; Garden Route, South Africa.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780563539087
(246mm x 190mm x 18mm)
Imprint: BBC Books
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Steve Watkins
Steve Watkins is a professional photographer and writer who covers travel, adventure sports and cultural topics for publications including Wanderlust, Geographical, the Daily Telegraph, the Illustrated London News, Outdoor Adventure Guide, Global Adventure and various AA guidebook publications. He has co-authored Action Guide Europe and his photography has featured in several exhibitions, including one on Australian Aboriginal art and the artists at London's Barbican Gallery. Steve is the founder of vividplanet.com, through which he and Clare market their images and features. Clare Jones is a professional travel writer and photographer who has spent many years covering adventure activities across the globe. She is also sponsored by Salomon in support of their 'Women Will' campaign. Her work has featured in a variety of publications, including the Sunday Telegraph, USA Today, the Scotsman, the Herald, Traveller, Geographical and Global and she co-authored the flagship AA Key Guide to Spain and Extreme Places of the World. Clare is also an assistant TV producer and has worked on several BBC documentaries.
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