Top 4 travel books in Adventure Travel.
Top travel books Adventure Travel.
Amazon’s top 4 selling travel books are exciting reading, and there are some surprises in between. Today’s traveler needs something different, and the web provides us with whatever we feel for. Since we started traveling, our reading patterns have changed, and so have our travel patterns. We travel further, to more exotic places, and as you see in other articles on this one-stop travel site, we know how to travel light. Many travel with just a tablet, and keep their reading material, including travel books, downloaded on that.
We will give you todays top 4 books on Adventure Travel, and hopefully inspire you to do some heavy duty adventurous travels. Do not buy too much before going. You can always purchase more as you go along. Most destinations can provide you with some sort of WIFI connection for your new reading material. There is no need to overdo it from the start of your trip. You are most likely not traveling because you want to be reading, but to explore the destination. All the books below can be bought by clicking on the links.
1. AWOL on the Appalachian Trail Kindle Edition (David Miller – Author)
The Appalachian Trail, stretches from Maine to Georgi, and is actually the longest hiking only trail by foot, in the world.
AWOL on the Appalacian Trail is not only a travel book / guide, but a man’s vision of a lifetime, and he gives a beautifully written description of his personal experiences from the long hike. One is spellbound from start to end. Seen in the Travel Shop.
2. Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonder (Joshua Foer – Author, Dylan Thuras – Author, Ella Morton – Author)
Being a TOURIST is just “too easy”. It’s in to be an explorer, and that is where this bestseller comes in, the ATLAS OBSCURA. Everyboday talks about their personal “bucket list”. Atlas Obscura talks about the natural wonders, the nature’s own bucket list”, if you please. From the Great Stalacpipe Organ in Virginia, USA, to the dazzling glowworm caves in New Zealand. Every page of this book brings on new exciting places to go, and just shows us how wonderful this world is, and how much please we can get from traveling in it.
3. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail ( Cheryl Strayed – Author)
This exciting book was made into a movie. First proof, it might not be such a bad story and plot after all. The book captures a young woman, Cheryl Strayed, at 22, just after her mum died. Cheryl felt everything had been lost, and she needed to do something different. 4 years later, healed from the trip, she had hiked more than a thousand miles in the Pacific Trail, that stretches from the Mojave Desert in California, til Washington state, through beautiful Oregon. The book has humor, is well written, and captures you from page one.
4. Into the Wild Paperback – January 20, 1997 (Jon Krakauer – Author)
In August 1992, a young man’s decomposed body was found close to Mt. McKinley, Alaska. Just 4 four months before, this young man from a well-off family had sold all of his belongings, burned his money in his wallet. Most of his belongings was left behind in an abandoned car, and he had taken a new identity, from Christopher McCandless to Alexander Supertramp. Jon Krakauer’s powerful story blaze us throughout the book. Breathtaking story that takes us through the wonders of Alaska, with a focus of this young man, our main character. The book made it’s way to the movies. Highly recommended. But it here – Into the Wild (Run time 2 hrs 28 mins)