Besides enjoying the sections about places I’ve been to there are several other places that I either always wanted to go to, or discovered in this book.
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
Not a traditional travel guide. This book allows the reader to skip in sections, and choose whatever trip or adventure they’d like to experience.
Alexander Von Humboldt: How the Most Famous Scientist of the Romantic Age Found the Soul of Nature by Maren Meinhardt – is a biography of this German scientist.
The book is in a funny/serious travelogue, part smart history and part investigative report into Bingham’s discovery all encompassed in an unbending adventure