Places To See Before You Die by Steve Davey
Places to See Before You Die is the first in a new series of books
that will introduce you to a host of spectacular places that can
all be visited in a regular two-week holiday or less.
we work longer hours our leisure time has become ever more valuable
and increasingly it's how we spend it that counts. For many of us
lying on a beach for two weeks just doesn't cut it any more - we
want adventure, new experiences, beautiful sights, wildlife, ancient
monuments and alternative cultures. Many people have discovered
that these kind of holidays offer us the chance to grow and expand
Unforgettable Places to See Before You Die international travel
writer and photographer, Steve Davey, draws on his years of experience
and selects forty of his personal favourite destinations that will
inspire you to think beyond your office walls. Some of the locations
are relatively well-known such as the Taj Mahal and the Alhambra
in Spain but most are off the beaten track, such as Angkor Wat in
Cambodia - breath-taking Buddhist temples which were lost for years
in deep jungle. Some involve relatively comfortable journeys, whilst
others involve trekking across the wilderness to see the rock-hewn
churches at Lalibela in Ethiopia or watching the sunrise over the
Himalayas in Nepal.
inspiring book is highly illustrated and aimed at style-conscious
travellers looking for new sights and experiences around the world.
Places to See Before You Die is the first in a new series which
will include Unforgettable Things To Do Before You Die and Wild
Places to See Before You Die.
Author Since graduating with a BA in Photography in 1988 Steve Davey
has travelled extensively, researching and illustrating features
about places most of us only ever dream about. Steve's work has
been published in magazines, books and newspapers all over the world,
including Wanderlust, Footprint Guides, Rough Guides, The Independent,
Geographical Magazine, Insight Guides and numerous in-flight magazines.
In addition, Steve has co-written and illustrated two books on digital
photography and has produced four anthologies of travel writing.
He is also a regular contributor to Total Digital Photography Magazine.
Places To See Before You Die is published on 4th March, 2004 (BBC