LITTLE PRINCES – CONOR GRENNAN – Travel book
Recently read Little Princess and kicked it all the way to the top! What a great inspirational book! I couldn’t put it away. Conor is the founder of Next Generation Nepal and I think everyone should read this book. It’s about finding yourself in a tough world. Little Princes is about a young man, traveling to Nepal to volunteer with children. Eventually, this volunteering changes to trying to rescue all the lost children of Nepal. Great read!
A WALK IN THE WOODS – BILL BRYSON
A funny and easy-to-read story about a personal adventure on the Appalachian Train. A book about planning, canceling, changing and other travel-related issues. A walk in the woods is very insightful and inspiring.
PAPILLON – HENRI CHARRIÈRE
Papillon is a book that draws you in, an autobiography about a prisoner in a penal colony in French Guiana. The book tells the adventurous story of an incredible escape.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE – GABRIEL GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ
This originally spanish book, has a bit of a weird storyline. It’s written in 1967 and describes the lives of seven generations of the Buendia family. It takes place in Macondo, a self founded utopic town in the Colombian jungle. This book is filled with interesting thoughts and mind-broadening ideas.
INTO THE WILD – JON KRAKAUER
The story of Chris McCandless is commonly known. This book also offers an insight into the super tramp culture and lifestyle.
THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES – CHE GUEVARA
Originally written in Spanish, this iconic book tells the story of a young expeditioner. Che Guevara and his friend Alberto travel more than 8000 km through South America with a small motorcycle. A memoir of a real adventure.
CHILD OF THE JUNGLE – SABINE KUEGLER
This European bestseller tells the story of a young girl who spent her childhood in the jungle of Papua New Guinea. Her family lives with the Fayu tribe, which is untouched by modern times.
EARTH’S CHILDREN – JEAN M AUEL
This series of historic novels is set in ancient times. The author has done some serious research about life in the Paleolithic Europe. These easy-to-read book series is mind-broadening and interesting.
ADRIFT – SEVENTY-SIX DAYS LOST AT SEA – STEVEN CALLAHAN
Although you can probably never really understand the feeling, Adrift is a very enthralling book. The story is about a sailor who goes on a transatlantic sailing trip by his own. Even though he’s a great sailor, something goes terribly wrong. One man ends up in a leaking safety vessel, with no way of saving himself. He survives for seventy-six days and lives to tell the story. Great inspirational book!
A Long Way Home – Saroo Brierley
This autobiographic book will catch you from the first chapter and it won’t let you go. The story is about a young Indian boy who steps into a train half asleep and ends up half a world away from home. After being in an orphanage and being adopted by an Australian family, he start a quest to find his mother. With Google technology he explores the earth in search for his home town.