Epic Drives of the World by Lonely Planet

Epic Drives is the sequel of Epic Bicycle Rides of the WorldEpic Drives of the World, a beautiful hardback book, highlights 50 of the best roads across Earth from the classic routes through America, Australia, Europe, and beyond to amazing adventures across Asia and Africa.

Each route is organized by continent; each route includes a personal story, breathtaking photos with illustrated maps, and valuable tips on when to go and how to arrive, where to stay, and what to consume. Beginning with Hawaii’s Hana Highway and Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh Road up to Utah’s National Park Circuit and Germany’s Black Forest High Road, Epic Drives of the World will encourage any driver to take the road.

African and Middle East drives include:

  • Self-drive Safari (Zambia)
  • Crossing the Kalahari (Botswana)
  • Passing through the Panorama Route (South Africa)
  • Marrakesh to Taroudannt (Morocco)
  • Cruising Clarence Drive (South Africa)

The Americas drives comprise:

  • The Highway to Hana in Hawaii (USA)
  • The Salar de Uyuni (Bolivia)
  • The Pacific Coast Highway (USA)
  • Crossing the Carretera Austral (Chile)
  • Canada’s Icefields Parkway

Asia drives include:

  • In the footsteps of Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam)
  • Crossing the Kathmandu Loop (Nepal)
  • Hi-tailing between Thimphu up to Gangtey (Bhutan)
  • South Korea: From top to toe
  • The road that runs from Srinagar through Manali (India)

Europe drives are:

  • Black Forest High Road (Germany)
  • The Wilds of Abruzzo (Italy)
  • Croatia’s Adriatic coast
  • The west coast of Norway
  • The Magic Circle (Iceland)

Oceania drives include:

  • Southern Alps exploration (New Zealand)
  • The Great Ocean Road (Australia)
  • Northland & the Bay of Islands (New Zealand)
  • Following the Captain Cook Highway (Australia)
  • Alice Springs to Darwin (Australia)

“Epic Drives of the World” Read Time

The book, Epic Drives of the World, is considered one of his best masterpieces. The normal read time of “Epic Drives of the World” is just over nine and a half hours; nevertheless, if you’ve got the hardcover book as I do, then it was easily read in about eight and a half an hour. Epic Drives of the World is an amazing book to read.

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