Book AwardsAbeBooks: 50 Essential Travel Books

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The Air-Conditioned Nightmare by Henry Miller
Alone: The Man Who Braved the Vast Pacific and Won by Gerard D'Aboville
Along the Ganges by Ilija Trojanow
Arabian Sands by Wilfred Thesiger
Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey through Yugoslavia by Rebecca West
Blue Highways: A Journey into America by William Least Heat-Moon
Chasing the Monsoon by Alexander Frater
Coming into the Country by John McPhee
Cross Country: Fifteen Years and 90,000 Miles on the Roads and Interstates of America with Lewis and Clark, a lot of bad by Robert Sullivan
Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Capetown by Paul Theroux
Down the Nile: Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff by Rosemary Mahoney
The Fearful Void by Geoffrey Moorhouse
From the Cape to Cairo by Ewart Scott Grogan
The Gentleman in the Parlour by W. Somerset Maugham
Great Plains by Ian Frazier
Green Hills of Africa by Ernest Hemingway
The Impossible Country: A Journey Through the Last Days of Yugoslavia by Brian Hall
In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin
In the Land of White Death: An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic by Valerian Albanov
In Trouble Again: A Journey Between the Orinoco and the Amazon by Redmond O'Hanlon
Iron and Silk by Mark Salzman
A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland by Samuel Johnson
Journey Without Maps by Graham Greene
Lost on a Mountain in Maine by Donn Fendler
The Matter of Wales: Epic Views of a Small Country by Jan Morris
News from Tartary by Peter Fleming
No Picnic on Mount Kenya by Felice Benuzzi
Notes from The Century Before: A Journal from British Columbia (Modern Library Exploration) by Edward Hoagland
The Oregon Trail by Francis Parkman
The Pine Barrens by John McPhee
The Places In Between by Rory Stewart
Rome and a Villa by Eleanor Clark
Roughing It by Mark Twain
The Royal Road to Romance by Richard Halliburton
Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence
A Secret Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina by Sir Richard Francis Burton
Seven Years in Tibet by Heinrich Harrer
A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush by Eric Newby
Skating to Antarctica: A Journey to the End of the World by Jenny Diski
The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen
South from Granada by Gerald Brenan
The Spanish Temper by V. S. Pritchett
Survive the Savage Sea by Dougal Robertson
The Traveller's Tree: A Journey Through the Caribbean Islands by Patrick Leigh Fermor
Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes by Robert Louis Stevenson
Travels with Charley: In Search of America by John Steinbeck
The Valleys of the Assassins: and Other Persian Travels by Freya Stark
Video Night in Kathmandu: And Other Reports from the Not-So-Far East by Pico Iyer
Wrong About Japan by Peter Carey
The Yage Letters by William S. Burroughs