I just read The Shipwrecked Men by Cabeza De Vaca or as Danny refers to him "The head of the cow." It is the account of Vaca's exploration of Florida/Mexico. *Spoiler Alert* They Start out 600 deep, but by the end they are just 5 naked dudes walking around breathing on people. Sounds tight, right?
Penguin has a series of books called Penguin Great Journeys. These books have amazing titles and real "hip" covers. Which means.....?