The Travels of Friar Odoric

Friar Odoric was a 14th century traveler. Born in Italy between 1265 and 1285, he left on his voyage to the Far East from Venice between 1315 and 1318 about 20 years after Marco Polo returned from his Far East journey. The colored dots represent locations that Odoric...

The meandering tale of Candide

Written in 1759 by French author and philosopher Voltaire, Candide is a meandering satirical tale that crosses the world of geography as well as ideas. [wpgmza...

Voyage of the Beagle

Voyage of the Beagle, refers to the second survey expedition of the HMS Beagle. Charles Darwin penned this book detailing his explorations during the five-year voyage. [wpgmza id=”4″]

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

[wpgmza id=”3″] 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne, tells the story of of the enigmatic Captain Nemo and his submarine Nautilus. During the voyage, the characters explore the South Pacific, journey to...

Welcome to Mapping Adventure

Welcome to a new project. MappingAdventure is a site about books and maps. Place plays an important role in every story. It sets a mood, it links the story in time and it offers us a chance to learn more about the world around us. Over the coming months,...