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Following on from last year's success Unforgettable Places to See, which has now sold 12,000 copies to the consumer in the UK and 14 co-editions and licences internationally, Unforgettable Things to Do Before you Die explores a wealth of unusual activities and adventures that can be undertaken in the space of a two-week holiday Aimed at stylish but more adventurous travellers, the book is not just about action holidays, but also includes suggestions for more sedate adventures such as taking a train through the Indian palaces of Rajasthan Written by Steve Watkins and Clare Jones who are both renowned in international travel writing and photography, they use their extensive travel experience to choose 40 of the most amazing experiences of a lifetime Their recommendations range from dog-sledging in Sweden, to sailing down the Nile on a felucca in Egypt
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Steve Watkins is a professional photographer and writer who covers travel, adventure sports and cultural topics for publications including Wanderlust, Geographical, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, the Daily Mail, the Sunday Express and Illustrated London News. Steve has co-authored Action Guide Europe and his photography has featured in several exhibitions. Clare Jones is a professional travel writer and photographer who has spent many years covering adventure activities across the globe. Her work has been featured by a variety of publications including the Sunday Telegraph, Geographical, Global, the Scotsman, Business AM and the Herald, and she co-authored the flagship AA Key Guide to Spain. Clare is also a television producer and has worked on several BBC documentaries.From Publishers Weekly:
For adventurous travelers and those who are tired of the typical beach getaway, this unique guide, a follow-up to the first book in the series, Unforgettable Places to See Before You Die, presents 40 of the world's most exotic destinations and activities. Imagine chasing wild horses across the steppes of Mongolia, rafting down Africa's fourth largest river or exploring scenic Chitwan, Nepal, while riding on the back of an elephant. These are just a few of the adventures included in this beautifully illustrated book. Many of the excursions, however, can be pricey and some require an experienced guide, such as climbing the active Pacaya volcano in Guatemala, but Watkins and Jones also suggest a few more relaxing trips, like a surfside drive across California's Big Sur or a wine-tasting tour in Bordeaux, France. The awe-inspiring photographs and vibrant descriptions will leave readers dreaming of these fantastic experiences, but unfortunately, the volume lacks some basic information, like estimated costs. Still, with the variety offered in this book, readers will most likely find at least a few adventures within their physical and financial reach.
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