To my delight, a large, heavy book showed up in my mailbox this week. It was from National Geographic and titled “Timeless Journeys: Travels to the World’s Legendary Places.” It’s going to look beautiful on our coffee table.
The book, from Amazon, “showcases bucket-list-ready destinations on every continent, from Easter Island’s haunting stone moai to Kyoto’s breathtaking temples. Vintage photographs from the National Geographic archives tell the backstory of the discovery and earliest visitors to places like Carthage, Pompeii, Victoria Falls, and more, while showstopping contemporary photographs bring them to life in exquisite detail. Full-spread features highlight lesser-known hidden sites, such as Pompeii’s better-preserved sister city Herculaneum and the less-visited Maya city El Mirador in Guatemala’s jungle, offer readers extraordinary opportunities to deepen their travel experience and discover places where the past can truly come to life.”
There are also some practical travel tips to help you get started planning your own legendary journey.
Grab it: Grab National Geographic‘s Timeless Journeys: Travels to the World’s Legendary Places on Amazon for $40.
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