Mystical Places (Inspired Travellers Guides) (Hardcover)
White Lion Publishing, 9781781319581, 144pp.
Publication Date: September 15, 2020
Seeking a transcendent travel experience? Take a magical pilgrimage to Álfaborg, the City of Elves; marvel at the otherworldly splendour of Xandadu, the heart of a lost dynasty; and discover the gateway to the afterlife in the Alepotrypa Cave. In these pages we meet mythical kings, explore sacred summits and enchanted architecture, and find a cast of giants, ghosts, golems and sea creatures.
Filled with beautifully bewitching illustrations, this guide aims to transport you, in the comfort of your own armchair, to sacred and mystical spots, digging into their legends and evoking their supernatural essence.
TAKE A MAGICAL JOURNEY:
- Travel writer Sarah Baxter expertly curates the world's most wonder-filled sites where magic is made manifest.
- Discover the history and geography of each site and learn their most significant and spellbinding stories.
- Includes suggestions of features to look out for and information on ceremonies.
Each book in the Inspired Traveller's Guide series offers readers a fascinating, informative and charmingly illustrated guide to must-visit destinations round the globe. Titles include Spiritual Places, Literary Places, Hidden Places and Mystical Places.
About the Author
Sarah Baxter grew up in Norfolk, England and now lives in Bath. Her passion for travel and the great outdoors saw her traverse Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the United States before settling into a writing career. She was Associate Editor of Wanderlust magazine, the bible for independent-minded travellers, for more than ten years and has also written extensively on travel for a diverse range of other publications, including the Guardian, the Telegraph and the Independent newspapers. Sarah has also contributed to more than a dozen Lonely Planet guidebooks.
Amy Grimes is an illustrator based in London. Drawing inspiration from nature and the natural world, Amy’s work often features bright and bold illustrated motifs, floral icons and leafy landscapes. As well as working on commissioned illustrations, Amy also sells prints, textiles and stationery under the brand of Hello Grimes.