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    The Travels of Marco Polo  
Chosen as one of the ten best adventure books of all time The Travels of Marco Polo remains a wondrous adventure narrative. Chronicling the thirteenth-century world from Venice, his birthplace, to the far reaches of Asia, Marco Polo tells o...
 
    Itinerario, Jan Huygen van Linschoten  
Civil and Corrupt Asia: Image and Text in the Itinerario and the Icones of Jan Huygen Van Linschoten. Jan Huygen van Linschoten (1562-1611) was a Dutchman who in 1596 penned the famous Itinerario, an account of his travel to the Indian Peni...
 
    Around the World in Eighty Days, Verne  
Before there was any kind of high-speed travel an English gentleman named Phileas Fogg betted 20,000 pounds that he can travel around the world in 80 or less days. He starts his journey in London. On his way he meets a beautiful Indian Prin...
 
       
 
         
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