Best travel books

Traveller's Atlas (Dorling Kindersley)The New Zealand Herald‘s travel editor, Jim Eagles, has provided his summary of the best books of last year.   The top 10 to make the list are:

  • The Travel Book: A Journey through Every Country in the World (Lonely Planet)
  • Traveller’s Atlas (Dorling Kindersley)
  • The Geographic Atlas of New Zealand By Geographx (Craig Potton Publishing)
  • Pohutukawa & Rata: New Zealand’s Iron-Hearted Trees By Philip Simpson (Te Papa Press)
  • Canterbury By Arno Gasteiger (Penguin Viking)
  • Himalaya By Michael Palin (Allen & Unwin)
  • Wildlands: Adventures in Some of the Most Extraordinary Places on Earth By James Frankham (New Holland)
  • The White Masai By Corinne Hofmann (Bliss Books)
  • Phaic Tan: Sunstroke on a Shoestring By Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner and Rob Sitch (Hardie Grant Books)

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