Quarto Explores, Quarto Knows | 30 November 2018Discover an Inspiring Atlas Series for Armchair Travelers Share article facebook twitter google pinterest An Inspiring Atlas Series for Urban Explorers and Armchair Travelers Alike with Beautiful, Unique Maps and Evocative Photography. Atlas of Untamed Places The Atlas of Disease Atlas of Improbable Places Atlas of the Unexpected Atlas of Untamed Places is an intrepid voyage to nature’s wildest places. Chris Fitch takes you on a journey through the world’s most wild places, visiting immensely diverse floral kingdoms, remote jungles abundant with exotic birds, and both freezing cold and scorching hot inhospitable environments. Interweaving new maps based on the latest available data with historical charts alongside intriguing, often unsettling, contemporary illustrations, The Atlas of Disease plots the course of some of the most virulent and deadly pandemics around the world. Discover how diseases have changed the course of history, stimulated advances in medicine and how mapping has played a key role in prevention and cure, shaping countless lives. Inspiring urban explorers and armchair travelers alike to consider a new way of understanding the world we live in, Atlas of Improbable Places shows you the modern world from surprising new vantage points. Standing as symbols of worship, testaments to kingships or even the strange and wonderful traditions of old and new, these curious places are not just extraordinary sights but reflections on man’s own relationship with the world around us. Atlas of the Unexpected is a journey to far-off lands, obscure discoveries and unimaginable locations. From the fortuitous discovery of the Dead Sea scrolls by a stray goat, to the wonderfully bizarre beginnings that led to the aptly named Just Enough Room Island and even the royal romance that led shipwrecked lovers to discover Madeira, Travis Elborough takes you on a voyage to some of the world’s most wondrous, improbable and – most of all – unexpected of places. Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.