The world is not always what we think it is. This book presents unusual borders, enclaves and exclaves, divided or non-existent cities and islands. Numerous conflicts have left countries divided and often shattered. Remnants of countries can by design or accident be left behind as a legal anomaly in this complex world.
This anthology features inspirational travel writing from the likes of Ed Stafford, Benedict Allen, Sarah Outen, Al Humphreys, Lois Pryce, Leon McCarron, and Anna McNuff, to restore our faith in the world and remind us that the world is filled with kind strangers just like us. All royalties go to Oxfam's work with refugees.
An account of the ascent of the 21,000ft Siula Grande peak in the Peruvian Andes. Joe Simpson and his climbing partner, Simon Yates, had achieved the summit before the first disaster struck. What happened and how they dealt with the psychological traumas that resulted is the subject of this book.