Sarah Baxter
Price $19.99 / £14.99
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Wander off the beaten track to uncover the world’s most secret destinations through insightful text and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations: discover an ancient gateway to the Mayan underworld, a mysterious underwater monument sunken off the Ryukyu Islands in Japan or a prehistoric village covered for centuries by a huge sand dune in the Orkney Islands.

In Inspired Traveller's Guides: Hidden Places travel journalist Sarah Baxter’s evocative words instantly transport you to 25 of the world’s most obscured places. From remote locations that visitors must trek and wade just to catch a glimpse of, to forgotten cities only recently revealed and places purposefully hidden as sanctuaries from persecution, each destination has a very human story at its heart.

Featured locations:
Tyneham, Dorset, England
Skara Brae, Orkney, Scotland
Menlo Castle, Galway, Ireland
Ladby Ship, Kerteminde, Denmark
Our Dear Lord in the Attic, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Montsegur, France
Kaisertal, Austria
Black Forest, Germany
Rok Runestone, Ödeshög, Sweden
Villa of Tiberius, Sperlonga, Italy
Bulnes, Cabrales, Spain
Lalibela, Ethiopia
Great Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
Turpan Oasis, Turpan, China
Phnom Kulen, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia
Yonaguni, Yaeyama Islands, Japan
Mount Borradaile, Arnhem Land, Australia
Curio Bay, Southland, New Zealand
Spirit Island, Alberta, Canada
The Green Mill, Chicago, USA
Havasu Canyon, Arizona, USA
Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims, New York, USA
Actun Tunichil, Belize
Choquequirao, Peru
El Mirador, El Petén, Guatemala

Savour a moment to delight in the serenity and seclusion of the secret escapes collected in this beautifully illustrated guide, full of surprise, wonder and sights otherwise unseen.

Each book in the Inspired Traveller's Guides series offers readers a fascinating, informative and charmingly illustrated guide to must-visit destinations round the globe. Also from this series, explore intriguing: Artistic Places (March 2021), Spiritual Places, Literary Places and Mystical Places.
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Format Hardcover Book 144 Pages
ISBN 9781781319208
Size5.51 in x 8.27 in / 140.00 mm x 210.00 mm
Published Date March 3rd, 2020
Sarah Baxter
Sarah Baxter is an author and journalist. She was Associate Editor of Wanderlust magazine, the bible for independent-minded travellers, for more than ten years and has written extensively on walking and travel for a diverse range of other publications, including the Guardian, the Telegraph, and the Independent. Sarah has also contributed to more than a dozen Lonely Planet guidebooks.
Amy Grimes
Amy Grimes is an illustrator based in London, UK. Drawing inspiration from nature and the natural world, Amy's work often features bright and bold illustrated motifs, floral icons and leafy landscapes. As well as working on commissioned illustrations, Amy also sells prints, textiles and stationery under the brand of Hello Grimes.
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