Here are 500 of the greatest journeys readers could ever make, by every conceivable means of transportation: on land, air, and sea; by boat, bicycle, car, canoe, foot, helicopter, or horseback. For those who like the idea of a leisurely boat journey, 500 Journeys of a Lifetime shows how to take a felucca down the Nile River or rent a gulet off the Turkish coast. Or perhaps a scenic drive through the highlands of Scotland, or rolling though the outback of Australia on the famous Ghan train! For the more active, 500 Journeys of a Lifetime takes readers sea kayaking off the coast of Mexico's Baja Peninsula, trekking the heights of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, mountain biking in Transylvania, and on dozens of other challenging excursions all over the world.Both practical and inspirational, 500 Journeys of a Lifetime captures the imagination while also giving readers the hard information they need to plan their dream trips. Each chapter features stunning photographs, full-colour maps, evocative text, and useful information -ncluding how to get there, when to visit, and insider's tips on how to make the most of the journey - all packaged in a luxurious oversized volume to treasure for many years to come.