Into the Planet is a compelling dive memoir by Jill Heinerth, who has spent her life exploring caves beneath the surface of the earth. With stunning photos and vivid descriptions, she takes readers on tours of some of the world’s most treacherous subterranean landscapes. From petrified forests to underground rivers, this book will inspire armchair travelers and thrill seekers alike.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who loves travel and adventure. Jill Heinerth takes readers on tours of some of the most treacherous places on earth, including caves, under water and underground rivers. This book will inspire armchair travelers to explore the world’s hidden wonders while thrill seekers will appreciate her courage in facing these dangerous environments head-on.
- The author is a experienced cave diver
- The book contains stunning photos
- It will inspire armchair travelers and thrill seekers alike
- Some of the descriptions are a bit too technical for the average reader.
- The author spends a lot more time talking about her personal life than she does on discussing caves.
- There are not many photographs included in the book.
Learn more about the author
Jill Heinerth is a Canadian cave diver, explorer and author. She is the first person to dive in all five oceans of the world and has explored over 200 caves. Her work has taken her to some of the most remote and dangerous places on earth, including Antarctica, which she crossed by dog sled in 2001. Into the Planet is her second book; her debut memoir, Swimming with Sharks, was published in 2003.
“If you’re looking for an adrenaline-pumping adventure story, Into the Planet is definitely worth a read. But even if you’re not normally drawn to this type of book, Jill Heinerth’s writing makes her experiences come alive on the page and it’s impossible not to be fascinated by her tales.”
“If you’re looking for adventure, look no further than Into the Planet. With gripping stories and breathtaking photos, Jill Heinerth takes you on a journey to some of the most inaccessible places on Earth.”
“If you’re yearning for a taste of adventure and mystery, Into the Planet is definitely the book for you!”
“Jill Heinerth is one of the world’s most renowned cave divers, and her new book Into the Planet does not disappoint. This beautifully illustrated dive memoir takes readers on an eye-opening tour of some of the planet’s most treacherous subterranean landscapes. From petrified forests to underground rivers, this book is sure to inspire armchair travelers and thrill seekers alike.”