The book has no structure, just a bunch of essays about far off places, and interesting people. These essays could be read out of order, there is not timeline
Go West, Young Man: A Father and Son Rediscover America on the Oregon Trail by B J Hollars is a travelogue of the author, joined by his six-year-old son.
Lucretia Garfield was strong, industrious, educated woman upgraded the house to use natural gas, running water, and more include the first presidential library.
A September to Remember: Searching for Culinary Pleasures at the Italian Table – A travelogue of the author and her husband’s monthlong journey throughout Italy
To the Greatest Heights: Facing Danger, Finding Humility, and Climbing a Mountain of Truth by Vanessa O’Brien is a memoir of this world record breaking explorer
The author does not shy away from writing about the hardships the couple has endured. From being on in close quarters for weeks at a time, corrupt officials, weather ruining plans (which seemed to be a running theme), and different ideas on what to do where.