The Lonely Planet Guide To Experimental Travel
Forget package holidays and classic travel routes. Wave adieu to predictable journeys and escape the clutches of tourist traps. The time has come for different travel rules and The Lonely Planet Guide to Experimental Travel is your passport to a new world.
Do you yearn for the glories of yesteryear? Pack an octogenarian guidebook and replace the subway with a penny farthing...more
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Sprievodné texty - zápisky z experimentov - sú skôr nudné, ale možno len pre človeka ...more
I bought this last year, then forgot about it. When I started reading it last month, I really wished I'd started at the beginning of the lockdown, because this could almost be titled 'lockdown travel' - many of the 'experiments' can be conducted without leaving your neighbourhood (and the others can be conducted without leaving your country if you live in a reasona ...more
It’s a wonderful guide to changing the way you see the world full of inspirational theories that are presented in a clear and understandable way for you to implement.
So pleased to have had this given to me for Christmas a few years back..
We've had fun playing at them. We went on a wander of our town taking the first left then the first right and repeating it. We found a public footpath I'd never noticed before.
We also had a go at chance travel. We took the county street map one Saturday night and rolled ...more
Some of the travel ideas in this book were good, while others made me aware of how obnoxious I must have been as a gob-smacked traveler - and how precious some of my travel gimmicks. Thank god I didn't walk around with a broken clock when I went to Japan, instead going the Esthetourisme route, writing poems in Brautigan's style ...more
I love the cover, I love the format, I love the tidbits of strange information that are sprinkled through the book, I love the strange graphics, I love the interactive yellow sticky arrows on the inside of the back cover, I love that this book was so creative and really got me thinking about all of the other approaches to travel that I may have never ...more
Hypothesis: Discover your own or a foreign town by following alternating travel directions.
Apparatus: The ability to tell your left from your right.
Method: Leave your home ...more
The background to experimental travel was fascinating (although I did appreciate reference ...more