10 books to help you on your adventures…

We talk a lot about gear, about boots, cameras, knives, and tents but too little about books.  All the great adventurers I know are great readers. They travel far in their minds as well as across continents.  As well, they gain inspiration, ideas, and, indeed, advice and knowledge on gear and preparation from other travelers, even those from previous centuries.  And a book or two should be part of your gear, something to fill time while waiting at dusty bus stations or when you’re at your hotel in a city too dangerous to wander out at night or when you simply need a few minutes or hours of quiet.  I love e-readers but they run on batteries. A good paperback is always ready and when you are done you can pass it on to another traveler or often trade it for a new book in a café or hostel.  Continue reading “10 books to help you on your adventures…”