Travelling is a journey which opens new doors for exploring the place. It brings new memories and an experience to carry with you for the rest of your journey. A book can be a perfect accompaniment when you are on the move. Here are must carry books which one can enjoy while travelling:
Life of Pi by Yann Martel:
This book tells about the journey of the young boy who is stranded on a boat with a tiger for a company. It makes a great read. Yann Martel has perfectly captured the sentiments of the boy. The book captures the real essence of how young boy survived with Bengal Tiger, and his determination to survive what looked impossible. It is the survival of the fittest.
Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts:
A journey can never be easy but it can be made easy with people you meet and your interactions with them. Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts talks about the man who escaped from prison in Australia only to land in India under false passport and his journey and his sweet bitter experiences. With his faithful friend, Prabhakar, Lin – the protagonist travels to shady alleys of Mumbai, drug dealers, prostitutes and exciting journey ahead. This book is a must read. It teaches us that travelling does give us a perfect life lesson.
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert :
What is journey without some special unique experiences? The title suggests it all. A women’s journey from Italy to India to Indonesia through the eyes of Elizabeth Gilbert is a treat for reading. The author had it everything in life going for her. After a bad divorce and a depression, she set out for a new adventure seeking her inner self. This book shows us that a journey can be life changing and open new paths to view life. This book reminds you that deep down we all are travelers in our lives in search of that perfect life.
Deep Survival by Laurence Gonzales :
This book is meant for those people who love adventures. No journey is complete without adventures. Everyone has their problems and issues. Author Laurence Gonzales makes an impressive story teller about survival stories of two individuals and how they deal with it.
The little Prince by Antoine De Saint Exupery :
This book is the fourth most translated book in the world and considered the best book of the 20th century. The book meant for children, but can be read by all age groups, talks about the adventures of Little Prince. The Little Prince makes it a fun reading and all the characters the author encounters in his journey makes the book worth reading.
When you set out on a journey, always look for the road ahead, embrace new contacts. These encounters will make you a new person. Remember, you will never reach your destination, if you never try. Always be open to new experiences and the road ahead will be full of fun!