Mark Synnott's book explores the expedition to Mount Everest to discover the body of Andrew 'Sandy' Irvine, who died on the mountain along with fellow explorer George Mallory in 1924. The question was did they reach the summit before their death, 28 years before Sir Edumund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing.
We have been travelling full-time for a while now and have learned many things along the way. At the moment we are moving on frequently, so our mode of travel is definitely not slow, which would not suit everyone. Sometime in the future we will definitely slow down our journey and start to spend more time in one location and savour what it has to offer.
In The Art of Slow Travel, seasoned slow world traveller Bhavana Gesota, who has lived in nine countries, worked in seven and travelled to twenty-two more over five continents, addresses the concerns of many people considering a change to a life of travel.
This book, in a step-by-step manner, gives you all the information you need to break away from the rat race, go slow travel and truly see the world on a budget at your own pace.
Whether you want to go on a journey for two weeks, two months, or two years, this books offers some ideas and guidance:
- What is slow travel?
- Budget planning
- The A-Z of slow travel planning
- Ways to make money while travelling and ‘voluntourism’.
- Overland travel and flights.
- Common cultural faux pas when in an unfamiliar culture.
- Tips, tools, and practical advice when travelling
- Travel anecdotes filled with