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What a great book! Tony Wheeler turns his practiced travelogue eye to some nasty countries you definitely want to think twice about visiting.Published 16 months ago by Darnell Martin-Wimmer
This book is inspirational and it in deed has inspired me to begin my own bad lands travel which has already began.Published on January 18, 2014 by Orlando Marin
I had high hopes when I first opened the book. After all, with the exception of Burma, these are places I am not likely to want to visit anytime soon. Read morePublished on September 24, 2011 by G Z
Tony Wheelers has with Badlands written a piece of quite decent air port literature. If you are ever stuck in an air port, waiting for your connecting flight to leave in 4 hours -... Read morePublished on June 8, 2011 by Jan Øystein Thorsnæs
Wheeler has a great idea for a book, and there is no doubt that his adventures are very fascinating. However, his writing is dry and dull. Read morePublished on May 9, 2011 by Caleb Gray
I had high hopes when I first opened the book. After all, with the exception of Burma, these are places I am not likely to want to visit anytime soon. Read morePublished on April 9, 2011 by G Z
This was a very easy read while still delving deeply into the politics and difficulties of the countries about which he writes.Published on March 30, 2011 by Amazon Customer
I must own to a slight feeling of trepidation in relation to this book. After all, Lonely Planet basically tends to have a left wing bent and while that is fine I do tire of it... Read morePublished on October 3, 2009 by Paul Lawrence
Tony Wheeler, the founder of Lonely Planet, set out to visit nine `bad lands' or countries that are essentially corrupt, where dictatorial rulers treat their own citizens badly,... Read morePublished on September 6, 2009 by J. I. Uitto