"In the following pages you’ll read about treks in Mongolia and California and others in Madagascar, New Zealand’s Southern Alps and the almost-forgotten kingdom of Mustang in Nepal; about sea kayaking in Papua New Guinea as well as in the Arctic, the Philippines and Panama.
|Trekking magical Mongolia|
"And a few short pieces (in the Short Cuts chapter) on rafting Tasmania’s wild Franklin River, camping in Cambodia and paddling Kauai’s Na Pali coast.
|A boy monk in Bhutan|
|Galapagos sea lion, in situ|
Producing this one has taken the best part of a year, between travels and deadlines, but has been one of the most enjoyable projects of my writing life: selecting and editing the stories, sorting through hundreds of images to find my favourite 300 or so, learning how to use iBooks Author, negotiating the labyrinthine iBooks ecosystem.
Big thanks to Angie and Kristian Hagen at Creative Lot for designing a beautiful cover that conveys spaciousness and wanderlust in equal doses.
And thanks to you for sharing this moment with me - as I write to you from a hotel room in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand. Let's sit back and watch the preview video together one more time (it's my first video clip too). Hope you enjoy the adventures, let me know what you think - and let others know too, by writing a review on iTunes if you feel so inclined...
Adventures on Earth is available on iTunes and the iBooks Store for $9.99 in Australia (and similar amounts in 50 other countries). Click here to see the preview on iTunes.