Epic Adventures: Explore the World in 12 Amazing Train Journeys
*Goodreads Rating 4.4*
Author: Sam Sedgman
Cross scorching deserts on the California Zephyr, t ake in the safari sights of Southern Africa, wrap up warm in the Arctic Circle, and taste tea in India whilst on a toy train―there's a whole world to discover when traveling by train!
So climb on board and travel across six continents, 34 countries, and numerous cities via 12 of the world's most amazing train journeys. Adventures on Trains author and British Book Award 2021 winner Sam Sedgman brings to life the world’s most epic railroads, including the Orient Express (Paris to Istanbul), the first Transcontinental Railroad (Chicago to San Francisco), and the Rejuvenation Express (Beijing to Hong Kong). Each locomotive adventure reveals the rich history, culture, landscape, and wildlife of the countries traveled.
Detailed, colorful illustrations by Sam Brewster bring the facts and journeys to life. Epic Adventures will appeal to culture-, travel-, locomotive-fans of all ages.