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Reading Guide: A Circumnavigation of Iceland

Here’s a selection of new, favorite and hard-to-find books, prepared for your journey with Lindblad and National Geographic field staff. To make purchases, we recommend reaching out to your local independent bookseller or order online at www.bookshop.org.

Essential

Insight Guide Iceland

by Insight Guides
2014, Paper, 352 Pages

cice_insightguides.jpgThis guide emphasizes culture and history, with wonderful photographs, maps, and essays from experts.

Last Places: A Journey in the North

by Lawrence Millman, Paul Theroux (Introduction)
2000, Paper, 242 Pages

cice_lastplaces.jpgMillman explores the culture and history of the Faroes, Iceland and Greenland in this hilarious account of his travels in the wake of the ancient Vikings.

Iceland Adventure Map

by National Geographic Maps
2011, Map

adventure mapA detailed map at a scale of 1:465,000, printed on handy tearand water-resistant paper.

Ring of Seasons: Iceland, Its Culture and History

by Terry G. Lacy
1998, Paper, 332 Pages

cice_ringofseasons.jpgA longtime resident of Reykjavik, Lacy weaves tales of family life, anecdote, lore and history into this illuminating personal portrait of Iceland.

Wildlife of the North Atlantic: A Cruising Guide

by Tony Soper, Dan Powell (Illustrator)
2008, Paper, 176 Pages

cice_wildlifeofthenorthatlantic.jpgThis compact, illustrated guide covers the many petrels, ducks, gulls, terns and other seabirds, as well as the rich abundance of life existing under the waves, that populate the vast Atlantic region from the British Isles to Newfoundland.