Ultimate Book of Adventure

Life-Changing Excursions and Experiences Around the World
Chronicle Books LLC (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 11. September 2018
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  • 304 Seiten
E-Book | ePUB mit Adobe-DRM | Systemvoraussetzungen
978-1-4521-6425-0 (ISBN)
From tracking gorillas in Uganda to cliff diving in Brazil, surfing a volcano in Nicaragua, or starting a tomato fight in Spain, this action-packed guide is bursting with inspiring ideas for trying the unfamiliar, taking risks, or pursuing a new experience. Containing in-depth descriptions and logistical information for each activity, this handbook also features trivia, survival skill tips, and an adventure kickstart guide. Ranging from death-defying stunts to easy and safe family vacations, Ultimate Book of Adventure has an escapade for everyone and welcomes travel junkies and armchair travelers along for the ride.
  • Englisch
  • La Vergne
  • |
  • USA
978-1-4521-6425-0 (9781452164250)
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Scott McNeely is the author of Ultimate Book of Trivia, Ultimate Book of Card Games, Ultimate Book of Jokes, and Ultimate Book of Sports. He has written for numerous magazines, websites, and travel guidebooks. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
  • Cover
  • Title
  • Dedication
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Let's Be Adventurers
  • It's OK to Be Dangerous. Just Don't Be Stupid.
  • How to Adventure-Hack Your Life
  • Gap Year
  • Study Abroad
  • Teach Abroad
  • Volunteer Abroad
  • Work Abroad
  • Career Break
  • Home Swaps & House Sitting
  • Round-the-World Travel
  • Adventuring with Kids
  • How to Use This Book
  • Part 1 Adventures of a Lifetime
  • Track Mountain Gorillas
  • Swim with Humpback Whales
  • Camp with Grizzly Bears
  • Adventure Skills: How to Survive a Bear Attack
  • Safari on Pack Ice
  • Heli-Ski the Bugaboos
  • Run the Salmon River's Middle Fork
  • Adventure Skills: How to Escape Fast-Moving Water
  • Hang with Hippos
  • Follow the Wildebeest Migration
  • Meet a Mob of Meerkats
  • Get Lost in a Blizzard of Bats
  • Overnight with Emperor Penguins
  • Trek by Horse in Iceland
  • Dogsled with the Inuit
  • Adventure Skills: How to Build a Snow Shelter
  • Ride a Camel with Bedouins
  • Travel the Ancient Silk Road
  • Ride the Orient Express
  • Explore the Galápagos Islands
  • Dive with Great White Sharks
  • Adventure Skills: How to Survive a Shark Attack
  • Hike the Inca Trail
  • Conquer the Lost World
  • Summit Stok Kangri
  • Adventure Skills: How to Cope with Altitude Sickness
  • Find Happiness in the Himalayas
  • Drive to the World's End
  • Spend Ten Days in Space
  • Part 2 Adventures for Adrenaline Junkies
  • Surf a Volcano
  • Adventure Skills: How to Treat Cuts and Lacerations
  • Chase a Tornado
  • Adventure Skills: How to Survive a Tornado in a Car
  • Fall to Earth
  • Jump Sky High
  • Train as a Wing Walker
  • Enter the Mongol Rally
  • Adventure Skills: How to Bribe a Police Officer or Border Guard
  • Run Caballo Blanco
  • Jam in a Hotspot
  • Surf at Mavericks
  • Circle Mont Blanc
  • Fly a Jet Fighter
  • Survive the Sahara
  • Adventure Skills: How to Survive in a Desert
  • Ride the World's Steepest Roller Coaster
  • Try Rodeo Clowning
  • Run with the Bulls
  • Conquer Tough Mudder
  • Bike the Death Road
  • Ultimate Bungee
  • Dive Off a Cliff
  • Kayak Victoria Falls
  • Adventure Skills: How to Survive a Waterfall Plunge
  • Paraglide with Predators
  • Take a Thrill Walk
  • Defy Earth's Gravity
  • Part 3 Adventures for Oddballs
  • Visit Area 51
  • Rock the Air Guitar
  • Plan a Radioactive Holiday
  • Adventure Skills: How to Survive a Nuclear Blast
  • Go Zorbing
  • Learn Chessboxing
  • Vacation in a Micronation
  • Join the French Foreign Legion
  • Adventure Skills: How to Escape from a Prison Camp
  • Discover a Lost City
  • Run the Man versus Horse Marathon
  • Ski in the Desert
  • Go Bog Snorkeling
  • Watch a Chukka of Elephant Polo
  • Become a Competitive Eater
  • Ride Your Bike Naked
  • Write a Novel in Thirty Days
  • Join a Circus
  • Have an Urban Adventure
  • Work on a Fishing Boat
  • Adventure Skills: How to Survive Falling Overboard at Sea
  • Volunteer as a Fire Spotter
  • Adventure Skills: How to Survive a Forest Fire
  • Fake Your Own Kidnapping
  • Adventure Skills: How to Evade a Kidnapping Attempt
  • Race a Rickshaw Across India
  • Start a Tomato Fight
  • Part 4 Adventures for Mind, Body, and Spirit
  • Send a Note to God
  • Visit the Nazca Lines
  • Retrace the Hippie Trail
  • Perform the Hajj
  • Learn to Firewalk
  • Exercise the Spirit
  • Make the Shikoku Pilgrimage
  • Adventure Skills: How to Deal with a Venomous Snake Bite
  • Master the Art of Silence
  • Experience Pure Emptiness
  • Connect with Dreamtime
  • Worship the Sunrise
  • Slow It Way Down
  • Worship in the Temple of Wilderness
  • Adventure Skills: How to Start a Fire in Difficult Conditions
  • Move Far from the Madding Crowd
  • Get High with a Shaman
  • Adventure Skills: How to Survive a Drug Overdose
  • Walk the Way of St. James
  • Embrace the Light
  • Get Baptized in India
  • Adventure Skills: How to Survive a Human Stampede
  • Kora at Mount Kailash
  • Expose Your True Self
  • Commune with the Navajo
  • Book Your Space Funeral
  • Part 5 Adventure Kick-Start Guides
  • Visit a World-Class Museum
  • Visit an Oddball Museum
  • Go for a Swim
  • Go Island Hopping
  • Go Scuba Diving
  • Learn a New Talent
  • Tour a Market or Bazaar
  • Get a Massage
  • Learn to Cook
  • Visit a Craft Brewery
  • Worship a Sports Stadium
  • Gamble in Style
  • Play a Round of Golf
  • Expose Yourself to Public Art
  • Chronicle Ebooks

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