Only Planet: A Flight-Free Adventure Around the World (Hardback)
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Only Planet: A Flight-Free Adventure Around the World (Hardback)

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Hardback 320 Pages
Published: 01/06/2014
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In an inspirational tale of global adventure Ed Gillespie takes anything but a plane to circumnavigate the world. Cargo ships to camels, hitch-hiking to hovercrafts. Playing table tennis with heavyweight Ukrainian boxers. Border arrests and drug searches. Communing with a Costa Rican jungle sloth. Illustrated with dramacic photography, Ed's journey brings to vivid life the joys, and challenges, of slow, low carbon, overland travel. En route Ed realises that staying grounded in an age of climate change may lead us to rediscover the pleasures of what real travel is all about. Through the journey and adventure he delves into the philosophy of sustainable travel, reconnecting with community and our one and only lonely planet.

Publisher: Wild Things Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9780957157385
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 750 g
Dimensions: 200 x 150 x 24 mm


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"Allow the world's flaws and beauty to seep into your soul...integrating considered and informed views on climate change, globalisation and society's role in shaping the future, with charm, wit and cultural context." THE INDEPENDENT, JUNE 2014 "With wit, welly and wisdom, Ed reveals the fine-grained texture of the world at ground level. Required reading for the slow traveller" - CARL HONORE - BEST-SELLING AUTHOR OF 'IN PRAISE OF SLOW' "With a shaft or three of enlightenment, a healthy dose of irreverence, Only Planet inspires us to carry on living, loving and travelling well" JONATHON PORRITT "An inspiring reminder of the adventures and experiences to be had, if you just avoid that airport security queue!" - MARK SMITH, THE MAN IN SEAT 61

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