Microadventures: Local Discoveries for Great Escapes (Special iPad Edition): Enhanced edition

By Alastair Humphreys

‘Enthusiastic, pleasingly madcap’ Geographical

Featuring over 25 videos, a host of imagery, interactive checklists and more, this immersive edition perfectly captures the exciting world of microadventures.

So what’s a microadventure? It’s close to home, cheap, simple, short and 100% guaranteed to refresh your life. A microadventure takes the spirit of a big adventure and squeezes it into a day or even a few hours.

The point of a microadventure is that you don’t need lots of time and money to meet a new challenge. This practical guide is filled with ideas for microadventures – for you to experience on your own or with friends and family – and over 150 stunning photographs, plus tips and advice on safety and kit.

Whether it’s sleeping on a hilltop or going for a wild swim, cycling a lap of the Isle of Wight or walking home for Christmas, it’s time you discovered something new about yourself and the world outside your window. Adventure is everywhere, every day and it is up to us to find it.

Format: ebook
Release Date: 05 Jun 2014
Pages: None
ISBN: 978-0-00-759180-0
Detailed Edition: Enhanced edition
Alastair Humphreys is a British adventurer, author, blogger, film-maker and photographer. He spent over four years cycling round the world, a journey of 46,000 miles through 60 countries and across five continents. More recently, Alastair has walked across southern India, rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, run six marathons through the Sahara desert, completed a crossing of Iceland, and participated in an expedition in the Arctic, close to the magnetic North Pole. He has trekked 1,000 miles across the Empty Quarter desert and 120 miles round the M25 motorway – one of his pioneering microadventures. He has written nine books and has been named as one of National Geographic’s Adventurers of the Year.

Praise for Alastair Humphreys: -

”'Enthusiastic, pleasingly madcap” - Geographical

”'Enormous determination, lateral thinking, and a love for life and adventure” - Sir Ranulph Fiennes

”'I feel proud that our nation still produces nutters like you” - Major General G J Binns CBE DSO MC