15 Inspiring Travel Books You Have to Read
Brazilian Adventure, by Peter Fleming (1933)
It’s easy to say that you’ve been to the Amazon on a luxury cruise where you’re handheld by guides as you view wildlife and natives from afar. Fleming takes readers on a real adventure in the Amazon wilderness before travel companies turned it into a primitive Disneyland.
The Eighth Continent: Life, Death, and Discovery in the Lost World of Madagascar, by Peter Tyson (2000)
Speaking of adventure, there isn’t a land more wild today than Madagascar. Tyson helps readers experience a land that very few of us will ever reach.
Full Circle: One Man’s Journey by Air, Train, Boat and Occasionally Very Sore Feet Around the 50,000 Miles of the Pacific Rim, by Michael Palin (1997)
If you’re going on a 50,000 mile journey, might as well do it with the likes Michael Palin of Monty Python fame. Allow his wit and eye for detail to provoke your own round the world journey.