The World's Most Dangerous Places
|Author||Robert Young Pelton|
|Genre||Guide book, War tourism|
|1st edition (1994)|
4th edition (May 30, 2000)
5th edition (April 1, 2003)
|Followed by||DP Professional Strength|
The World's Most Dangerous Places is handbook of survival tactics for high-risk regions first published in 1994, written by National Geographic Adventure columnist Robert Young Pelton and his contributors. The fifth edition was published in 2003.
The book is divided into three parts.
The first is a primer on the basics of staying safe in war zones and high-crime areas. This includes safety advice regarding transportation, crime, terrorism, bribery, disease, drugs, weapons, kidnappings, land mines, mercenaries, and more.
The third section contains the authors' first-hand stories of traveling through the listed places.
- Robert Young Pelton. The World's Most Dangerous Places (April 1, 2003 ed.). Collins. p. 1088. ISBN 0-06-001160-2.
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