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By Daniel Smith

Ever fancied traveling via time? Taming a lion? successful a Nobel Prize? good, here's find out how to try out all that and extra. Daniel Smith—author of a hundred areas you are going to by no means Visit—takes you on an unique trip via a hundred belongings you will (probably) by no means get the opportunity to do.

Offering advice and suggestion on issues that you could be by no means be wealthy adequate to do (buy your personal island, drink a bottle of 1787 Château Lafite, personal a Shakespeare first folio); belongings you may by no means be courageous sufficient to attempt (bullfight, base bounce from the Burj Khalifa, appeal a snake); issues you'll with a bit of luck by no means need to do (escape from Alcatraz, land a 747, play Russian roulette); or even the downright absurd (being in locations right now, making gold, turning into invisible),100 stuff you won't ever Do provides you with a glimpse of your endless potential.

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See the back of the book for detailed information. ADVERTISEMENT TO THE THIRD EDITION. *ţ The new Edition now demanded of this Work has af- 舢 forded an opportunity of adding much important infor"頰j mation. The Landers9 discovery of the mouth of the Niger ţ2> has been followed by the expedition up that river on fr the part of Messrs Laird and Oldfield, which, besides leading to the proposed establishment of British settlements on its banks, has greatly extended our knowledge of Interior Africa in general.

General View of the Natural Features of Africa. Introductory Observations舒Its Situation on the Globe舒Extensive Deserts舒Mountains and Rivers舒Vegetable Life舒 Animal Life舒Social Aspect舒Striking Contrasts which it presents. Before following the career of adventure and discovery in Africa, and viewing its kingdoms and regions under their varied aspects, it may be interesting to take a rapid survey of this continent in its original state, as it came from the hands of Nature. Though immense, and abounding even with the most striking and surprising contrasts, yet, on a general view, a certain uniformity, approaching almost to monotony, appears to pervade it.

Before following the career of adventure and discovery in Africa, and viewing its kingdoms and regions under their varied aspects, it may be interesting to take a rapid survey of this continent in its original state, as it came from the hands of Nature. Though immense, and abounding even with the most striking and surprising contrasts, yet, on a general view, a certain uniformity, approaching almost to monotony, appears to pervade it. From the one end to the other, dreary wastes, of almost boundless extent, are spread over its surface, alternating with bright spots of the most luxuriant vegetation.

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