Get rescued by a Flying Island !
Visit a kingdom and see the ruin brought about by blind pursuit of science without practical results. Meet a Sorcerer who can make people appear from the dead. Converse with historical figures, like Alexander, Hannibal, Ceasar, Aristotle, etc. Would you like to be immortal?
Not after you meet struldbrugs, who are immortal, but not forever young, but rather forever old, complete with the infirmities of old age! Read these fascinating accounts in Gulliver's Travels in Laputa