Further Reading – A Selection. . .



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Author Title(s)
Abbey, Edward Down the River + any
Albanov, Valerian In the Land of White Death
Allen, Benedict Any
Allen, Charles A Mountain in Tibet
Ansell, Neil Deep Country
Asher, Michael Impossible Journey
Asher, Michael The Forty Days Road
Bach, Brian Paul The Grand Trunk Road
Bagnold, Ralph Libyan Sands
Basho, Matsuo The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Battuta, Ibn Travels in Asia and Africa
Bolingbroke-Kent, Antonia Land of the Dawn-Lit Mountains
Bouvier, Nicholas Way of the World
Bradley, Chris Bradt Guide to Yemen
Brennan, Gerald South from Granada
Brown, Hamish The Mountains Look on Marrakesh
Bruder, Jessica Nomadland
Burton, Richard F Goa and the Blue Mountains
Byron, Robert Road to Oxiana
Cahill, Tim Jaguars ripped my flesh and others
Carson, Rachel Silent Spring
Cawthorne, Mike Hell of a Journey
Cawthorne, Mike Wild Voices
Cawthorne, Mike Walking Through Shadows
Chatwin, Bruce In Patagonia
Chatwin, Bruce The Songlines
Cherry-Garrard, Apsley Worst Journey in the World
Clare, Horatio Ice Breaker
Cookman, Scott Ice Blink
Crane, Nicholas Clear Waters Rising
Crowther, Geoff (Ed) BIT Overland Guide to India and Australia
Dalrymple, William In Xanadu
Dalrymple, William Nine Lives
Darwin, Charles The Voyage of the Beagle
Davies, Norman Beneath Another Sky
Davies, William H Autobiography of a Super-tramp
Dew, Josie A ride in the Neon Sun
Dew, Josie The Wind in my Wheels
Dillard, Annie Pilgrim at Tinker Creek and others
Duff-Gordon, Lucie Letters from Egypt
Durrell, Lawrence Bitter Lemon
Elliott, Jason An Unexpected Light
Elliott, Jason Mirrors of the Unseen
Farley, Paul and Simmons Roberts, Michael Edgelands
Farson Daniel Dry Ship to the Mountains
Farson, Negley Caucasian Journey
Fenton, James All the Wrong Places
Fermor, Patrick Leigh Mani, + any
Fishlock, Trevor India File
Fleming, Peter News from Tartary
Francis, Gavin Empire Antarctica
Francis, Gavin True North
Francis, Gavin Island Dreams
Frankopan, Peter The Silk Roads
Fraser, Keith (Ed) Worst Journeys
Frater Alexander Chasing the Monsoon
Fuller, Alexandra Don’t Lets go to the Dogs tonight 
Giday, Belai Ethiopian Civilisation
Grant, Richard Ghost Riders, Travels with American Nomads
Grewal, Royina In Rajasthan
Hansen, Eric Motoring with Mohammed
Hansen, Eric Stranger in the Forest
Hedin, Sven My Life as an Explorer
Heyerdahl Thor Fatu Hiva
Heyerdahl Thor Kon Tiki
Hill, Geoff The Road to Gobblers Knob
Hillaby, John Journey to the Jade Sea
Housden, Roger Travels through Sacred India
Hunt,Nick Outlandish
Ian Seraillier The Silver Sword
Kapuscinsky, Ryszard Travels with Herodotus
Kassabova Kapka Border (south central Europe)
Kennedy, Douglas Beyond the Pyramids
Kerouac, Jack Lonesome Traveller
Kerouac, Jack On the Road
Kingsley, Mary Travels in West Africa
Krakauer, Jon Into the Wild
Krakauer, Jon Into Thin Air
Lois Pryce Revolutionary Ride
Lois Pryce Red Tape and White Knuckles
Lopez, Barry Holstun About this life
Lopez, Barry Holstun Arctic Dreams
Lopez, Barry Holstun Crossing Open Ground
Lopez, Barry Holstun Horizon
Lopez, Barry Holstun Of wolves and Men
Luard, Nicholas The Last Wilderness
Macfarlane, Robert The Wild Places + any
Maclean, Rory The Magic Bus
Maillart, Ella The Forbidden Journey
Marnham, Patrick Road to Kathmandu
Marnham, Patrick The Fantastic Invasion
Marsden, Philip Spirit Wrestlers
Marsden, Philip The Pursuit of Loneliness
Matthiessen, Peter Indian Country
Matthiessen, Peter The Snow Leopard
Mawson, Douglas The Home of the Blizzard
Mayne, Peter The Alleys of Marrakesh
McGoogan, Ken Fatal Passage
McIvor, Chris A Bend in the Nile
Moon, William Least Heat Blue Highways
Moon, William Least Heat Prairyerth
Moore Derek Rogue on the Road – private pub from DM Foundation
Moorehead, Alan The Blue Nile
Moorehead, Alan The White Nile
Moorehouse Geoffrey To The Frontier
Moorehouse, Geoffrey Calcutta
Moorehouse, Geoffrey The Fearful Void
Morris, Jan Cities; Journeys
Mowat, Farley People of the deer
Muir, John Travels in Alaska
Murphy, Dervla Full Tilt + any
Newby, Eric Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
Newby, Eric Slowly Down the Ganges
O’Hanlon, Redmond In Trouble Again
O’Hanlon, Redmond Into the Heart of Borneo
Orwell, George Burmese Days
Orwell, George Keep the Aspidistra Flying
Pirsig, Robert M Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Pitzer, Andrea Icebound -story of William Barents
Pryce, Lois Lois on the Loose
Pryce, Lois Revolutionary Ride
Pyne, Stephen The Ice
Raban, Jonathan Arabia
Raban, Jonathan Passage to Juneau + any
Reeve. Simon Step by Step
Roberts, David Alone on the Ice – Douglas Mawson survival story
Rory McLean Magic Bus
Sandham, Fran Traversa, a walk across Southern Africa
Sarno, Louis Song From the Forest
Severin, Tim Seeking Robinson Crusoe
Shackleton, Ernest South !
Shepherd, Nan The Living Mountain
Simon, Alvah North to the Night
Simon, Ted Dreaming of Jupiter
Simon, Ted Jupiter’s Travels
Sobel, Dava Longtitude
Solzhenitsyn, Alexander Gulag Archipelago
Solzhenitsyn, Alexander We never make mistakes
Steinbeck, John Travels with Charley,Log from the Sea of Cortez
Stevenson, Andrew Travels in Outback Australia
Stevenson, Helen Instructions for Visitors
Stevenson, Robert Louis The Amateur Emigrant
Stevenson, Robert Louis Travels with a donkey in the Cevennes
Stewart, Rory The places in between
Stewart, Stanley Frontiers of Heaven
Susan Chitty The Great Donkey Walk
Talach, Malachy 60° North
Talbot-Ponsonby, Spud Small Steps with Paws and Hooves
Tayler, Jeffrey Facing the Congo
Theroux, Paul Great Railway Bazaar + any
Thesiger, Wilfred A Life of my choosing
Thesiger, Wilfred Visions of a Nomad
Thomsen, Alice The Singing Line
Thoreau, Henry David Walden, The Maine Woods
Thubron, Colin Among the Russians + any
Toffler, Alvin Future Shock
Tomkies, Mike A Last Wild Place
Tully, Mark India in slow motion
Twain, Mark The Innocents Abroad
Twigger, Robert The Great North Line
Twigger, Robert The White Mountain
Van der Post, Laurence Heart of the Kalahari
Vince, Gaia Transcendence
Walker, Charlie On Roads that Echo
Watson, Lyall Dreams of Dragons
Wheeler, Sara Magnetic North
Wheeler, Sara Terra Incognita
Wheeler, Sara Travels in a Thin Country
Wheeler, Thom The Way a River Went
Winchester, Simon River at the Centre of the World
Wolfe, Tom Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

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