A World of Curiosities
Surprising, Interesting, and Downright Unbelievable Facts from Every Nation on the Planet
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe: everything you never knew you never knew about every country on Earth
A scientist by training and an explorer by passion, Dr. John Oldale has logged half a million miles visiting more than ninety nations. Now he celebrates our weird and wonderful world in a cornucopia of fascinating facts brought vividly to life through the unexpected stories behind them. Touching on history, travel, politics, natural history and more, he paints a unique portrait of each country from the mightiest to the most minuscule. You won't find the following in your average travel guide:
A must for active and armchair globe-trotters alike, A World of Curiosities will engross anyone who is at all curious about the world beyond their door. Explore and enjoy.
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