To Irvine Oty Hockaday, john Henry Leh, Edward Lawrence Keyes, James Penfield Seiberling, Whose sanity, consistency and respectability as Princeton roommates drove me to this book.
May had come at last to Princeton.
In this glittering blaze of glory I returned to my paternal hearth on the first day of March, six hundred days after my departure from New York, fully and finally aware that be it ever so luxurious, after all, there is no lace like home.
When Richard Halliburton graduated from college, he chose adventure over a career, traveling the world with almost no money. The Royal Road to Romance chronicles what happened as a result, from a breakthrough Matterhorn ascent to being jailed for taking forbidden pictures on Gibraltar. "One of the most fascinating books of its kind ever written." - Detroit News
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