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I read books.
Mostly travel books.

  • all
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Australia
  • Europe
  • Outer Space
  • The Americas
  • The Poles
order:
Werner Herzog's "Of Walking In Ice"
5
France

Werner Herzog

Is this another candidate for the title of worst travel book ever?

Fernão Mendes Pinto's "Pilgrimage"
6.3
Cambodia

Fernão Mendes Pinto

If this is one of the classics of Portuguese literature, why is it such a slow read?

Paulo Coelho's "The Pilgrimage"
3
Camino de Santiago

Paulo Coelho

Is this the worst travel book anyone could ever imagine, or is it just the worst travel book ever created?

7.5
Himalayas

Jon Krakauer

Do we really care whose fault it was, or can we just accept that mountains are deadly sometimes?

Bruce Chatwin's "Songlines"
6.5
Australia

Bruce Chatwin

Is this travel book classic from the 1980s awesome, or is it maybe just a tiny bit whacky?

Marco Polo's "Description Of The World"
5.5
Afghanistan

Marco Polo

Why is this one still so good today, even though a lot of it is untrue?