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Tropic of Capricorn

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Description for Tropic of Capricorn Paperback. Embarks on a 23,000-mile trek around the southern-most border of the tropics - a place of both beauty and human suffering. This work is a collection of adventures, strange rituals and exotic wildlife. It also confronts issues such as our changing environment, poverty, and globalisation. Num Pages: 400 pages, col. Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QMT; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 25. Weight in Grams: 280.

In Tropic of Capricorn, bestselling author Simon Reeve embarks on a 23,000-mile trek around the southernmost border of the tropics - a place of both amazing beauty and overwhelming human suffering. Heading east through Africa, Australia and South America, Simon encounters breathtaking landscapes and truly extraordinary people: from Bushmen of the Kalahari and Namibian prostitutes battling with HIV to gem miners in Madagascar and teenagers in the Brazilian favela once described as the most dangerous place on earth. It is a collection of daring adventures, strange rituals and exotic wildlife, all linked together by one invisible line.

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About Simon Reeve
Simon Reeve, author and broadcaster, has travelled the world for a series of television documentaries including BBC series Equator and Places That Don't Exist. His first book, The New Jackals: Ramzi Yousef, Osama bin Laden and the future of terrorism, was a New York bestseller and the first in the world on bin Laden and al Qaeda. His second book, ... Read more

Reviews for Tropic of Capricorn
Like all the best travellers, Reeve carries out his investigations with infectious relish
Daily Telegraph
Brilliant...a fascinating, illuminating journey...much more than a travelogue
Daily Mail
A romping good travelogue

Goodreads reviews for Tropic of Capricorn

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