Overview:Incredible Journeys: The Stories Behind 60 Remarkable Adventures Over Land, Sea and Air - Stories of people going on incredible journeys constantly amaze and astound. Some journeys are meant to be adventures from the start; some begin inauspiciously and finish with a bang; some are groundbreaking and some show extraordinary triumphs in the face of adversity. Some travellers survive their journey and some do not.What makes these people risk their lives? Why do they put themselves in such danger? Divided into six chapters - Air and Space, Ice and Snow, Wind and Water, Great Escapers, Imperialists and Adventurers, Survivors - this book takes 60 extraordinary journeys from the past 100 years and recounts what happened to these intrepid travellers. Think of Amy Johnson, the first woman to fly solo from Britain to Australia; Robert Swan, the first man to walk to both the North and South Poles; Jim Shekhdar, who rowed across the Pacific from Peru to Australia; Neil Armstrong, Ellen MacArthur, Ernest Shackleton, Mallory and Irvine, Charles Lindbergh, Yuri Gagarin, Amelia Earhart, Hiram Bingham, Joe Simpson, Hillary and Norgay, Nautilus, Apollo 13 and Ranulph Fiennes.Incredible Journeys celebrates the remarkable achievements made by these extraordinary adventurers. With insightful text from Thomas Cussans, and fantastic images from the breathtaking summits to the perilous high seas, this book will truly inspire.
This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725686-9781843405344. It was written by the following authors: Thomas Cussans. Book Incredible Journeys: The Stories Behind 60 Remarkable Adventures Over Land, Sea and Air, which can be read online, published by the company: Pavilion Books. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Maps, Travel. The book was published on 2009-05-05 00:00:00. It has 256 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 978 g. File for download Incredible Journeys: The Stories Behind 60 Remarkable Adventures Over Land, Sea and Air has PDF format and is called incredible-journeys-the-stories-behind-60-remarkable-adventures-over-land-sea-and-air.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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