True North: Travels in Arctic Europe

By Gavin Francis

Synopsis

The beauty of the remote Arctic Europe landscape has been the focus of human exploration for thousands of years. Blending travel writing, history and mythology, the author offers a portrait of the northern fringes of Europe. His journey begins in the Shetland Isles, takes him to the Faroes, Iceland, Greenland, Svalbard and on to Lapland.

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Author Biography

Gavin Francis was born in Fife and currently lives in Edinburgh. His interest in history and travel has seen him pass through Europe, India, Africa and South America as well as spending a year on a remote base in Antarctica. His latest travel plan is to travel by motorbike from Edinburgh to New Zealand with his wife.