Travel November, 2 2010

“Atlas of Remote Islands” Book

Those in the Northen Hemisphere may take some espace from the weather through Judith Schalansky’s illustrated book, Atlas of Remote IslandsAtlas of Remote Islands Book. In their words:

“There are still places on earth that are unknown. Visually stunning and uniquely designed, this wondrous book captures fifty islands that are far away in every sense-from the mainland, from people, from airports, and from holiday brochures. Author Judith Schalansky used historic events and scientific reports as a springboard for each island, providing information on its distance from the mainland, whether its inhabited, its features, and the stories that have shaped its lore. With stunning full-color maps and an air of mysterious adventure, Atlas of Remote IslandsAtlas of Remote Islands Book is perfect for the traveler or romantic in all of us.”

Available from AmazonAtlas of Remote Islands Book.