Whether you are travelling to Afghanistan or within the US, Robert Young Pelton takes you where the timid fear to tread - straight into the heart of the world's forbidden, lethal, and even criminal places - giving you all you need to know to survive the experience.
Featuring more than 30 countries, 'The World's Most Dangerous Places' reveals their hidden dangers, including everything from diseases, land mines, and kidnapping to mercenaries, mujahedin, and militias. With first-hand accounts of breathtaking adventure in these hazardous locations, Pelton provides indispensable information on contacts for rescue organisations, environmental groups, political activists (including rebel groups), training schools in outdoor survival, commando techniques, and other potentially life-saving advice.
Whether you're an armchair traveller or a die-hard explorer, 'The World's Most Dangerous Places' is your ticket to the white-knuckle pursuit of adventure . . . wherever it may be.