Best travel books that inspire – Every person should travel. Travel to the places you have never been to. And also to the places you have already been to. Travel makes you all happy, lets you ease out the stress!
It is better to travel well than to arrive. -Buddha
When people say home is the best place to live in, they are true.
But then why not travel just for the sake of it. May be just to feel the awesomeness of being back home. Every person should travel. Travel to the places you have never been to. And also to the places you have already been to. Travel makes you all happy, lets you ease out the stress!
So here are some of the five best travelogues that will just inspire you to travel:
1). The Motorcycle Diaries – Ernesto Che Guevara (1993)
One of the best travelogues so far, this book comprises of the memoirs of revolutionist Ernesto Che Guevara who along with Alberto Granado was off to explore South America on their motor-cycle in January 1952.
In this book Guevara tells about how the travel across the several countries actually changed his perspective towards the life he lived and thus in the end of the book he announces that he would like to fight for the cause of the poor.
2). India in Slow Motion – By Mark Tully (2002)
This is an interesting account of journey that Mark Tully has written.
The author has covered diverse subjects from all across the country, right from child labour to the corruption and politics.
3). Chasing the Monsoons – By Alexander Frater (1993)
This book broadly tells about the monsoons in India right from Trivandrum in the south to Cherapunji in North East.
The writer travels across India and finds how the monsoons affect the people’s life in the country, for some it is a boon and for some it turns out to be a curse.
4). India A Million Mutinies Now – V.S. Naipaul (1990)
It is a travelogue written by V.S Naipaul during his visit to India.
He tells about how the country has undergone changes after independence. It throws light on the country’s progress with other problems like caste and religion.
5). Maximum City: Lost and Found – Suketu Mehta (2004)
The writer brilliantly portrays the city of dreams.
He narrates the experience and the anecdotes in a lively manner and gives true insights of this city from a totally different angle.
These avid travellers and writers have given great insights about the places they have travelled and how it has changed their lives and views. Till then hope you enjoy reading them!
Happy Reading!! Happy Travelling!!