Travel writer Sarah Baxter expertly curates the world's most wonder-filled sites where magic is made manifest. Discover the history and geography of each site and learn their most significant and spellbinding stories, with suggestions of features to look out for and information on ceremonies. Filled with beautifully bewitching illustrations, this guide aims to transport you, in the comfort of your own armchair, to sacred and mystical spots, digging into their legends and evoking their supernatural essence.
Seeking a transcendent travel experience? Take a magical pilgrimage to Alfaborg, the City of Elves; marvel at the otherworldly splendour of Xandadu, the heart of a lost dynasty; and discover the gateway to the afterlife in the Alepotrypa Cave. In these pages we meet mythical kings, explore sacred summits and enchanted architecture, and find a cast of giants, ghosts, golems and sea creatures.
Cadair Idris, Wales
Loch Coruisk, Scotland
Chartres Labyrinth, France
Harz Mountains, Germany
Old-New Synagogue, Czech Republic
Lake Bled, Slovenia
Alepotrypa Cave, Greece
Cyclops Riviera, Italy
Gedi Ruins, Kenya
Stone Circles of Senegambia, Senegal & The Gambia
Spiti Valley, India
Mount Mani, South Korea
The Pinnacles, Australia
Nan Madol, Micronesia
Majorville Medicine Wheel, Canada
Bonaventure Cemetery, USA
Mount Shasta, USA
Lake Guatavita, Colombia
Nazca Lines, Peru
Each book in the Inspired Traveller's Guides series offers readers a fascinating, informative and charmingly illustrated guide to must-visit destinations round the globe. Also from this series, explore intriguing: Artistic Places (March 2021), Spiritual Places, Literary Places and Hidden Places.
Publisher: Aurum Press
Number of pages: 144
Dimensions: 210 x 140 mm
An enchanting book in every sense, "Mystical Places" is the travel guide we need right now - a perfect blending of fact and fancy touring dozens of very real places that also happen to be filled with myth, legend and fantasy. * Mountain Times *
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My imagination ran away with me reading this beautiful book. I was taken to magical and mystical places around the globe. I learnt about the history of each of the 25 sites from Tintagel, England to the Nazca Lines,... More
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