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27 Days a Pilgrim on the Camino de Santiago de Compostela
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Price: $7.76 USD. Words: 75,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Despite quadruple heart bypass surgery, hospitalisation due to a complete mental breakdown after losing his younger son to chronic diabetes, and being plagued by self-doubt at having to walk 25 kilometres per day for an entire month, 64 year-old Australian author Michael Thornton sets out to trek the iconic 800km Camino de Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage across northern Spain.
Strong Camino Woman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,460. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
A Newfoundland grandmother decides to spice up her life of retirement by walking the 790-kilometre Camino Francés. She experiences pain and homesickness and overcomes many fears along the way from Torbay, Newfoundland to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. The people she meets along the trail are her greatest joy.
Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano: 16 Tours in Nagano City
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Series: Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Nagano City in central Japan offers a wealth of opportunities to explore the country's unique natural, cultural and historical features. This book provides the most thoroughly researched and comprehensive English language guide to the city's sites, including Zenkoji temple, Matsushiro castle town, Kawanakajima battlefield, the Chikuma River bikeway, and the Togakushi highland area.
Dnevnik mladog hodočasnika Dio VI.
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Series: Dnevnik mladog hodočasnika. Price: Free! Words: 20,380. Language: Croatian. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Pretposljednji broj velike avanture donosi putovanje od malog naselja Drvenika i grada-luke Ploče, pa preko najjužnije kopnene točke RH, Prevlake, sve do ulaza u grad Vrgorac, rodno mjesto Tina Ujevića.
36" or Bust! A Pennine Way Challenge
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Price: $3.93 USD. Words: 36,330. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Anecdotal memoirs of a novices attempt to conquer the longest, toughest walk in the UK, the Pennine Way. A collection of insights and humorous observations experienced along the walk and my attempt to battle it and me!
Les chemins de paradis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,600. Language: French. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
"Les chemins de paradis" sont un guide de pèlerinage et de randonnée sur les chemins qui convergent en direction du Mont-Saint-Michel. Il est conçu pour une utilisation sur tablette ou smart phone.
Dnevnik mladog hodočasnika Dio I.
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Series: Dnevnik mladog hodočasnika. Price: Free! Words: 20,740. Language: Croatian. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
(5.00 from 1 review)
Štovane čitateljice i čitatelji, predstavljam Vam prvi dio moje velike sportsko-turističko-duhovne avanture koja je trajala od 09.06. - 11.09.2012.; moje prve samostalne pješačke avanture na 1850 kilometara dugom putu kroz predjele zapadne i južne Hrvatske; od Zagrebačke regije preko Korduna i Gorskog kotara sve do Istre, Dalmacije i Like.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian's Wall from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway (East to West)
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Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 3. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from east to west, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
A Long Walk in the Alps - the Eiger to the Matterhorn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
A Long Walk in the Alps recounts a hike through the mountains of Switzerland from Grindelwald in the Bernese Oberland to Zermatt in the Valais. In this real life adventure, the author sets out along the path known as the Eiger Trail with the aim of reaching the mountain town of Zermatt beneath the far off Matterhorn but the journey is almost over in its early days...
Castle Walks in Monmouthshire
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,720. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Wales is famed for its castles, which are rivalled only by the stunning landscapes in which they stand. All twelve walks in this book start at, or close to, one of Monmouthshire's magnificent castles, fortresses like Chepstow, Raglan, Skenfrith and White. Walks range from 5.6 miles (9.1 km) to 12.3 miles (19.7 km) and each offers an exciting introduction to the area's history and natural beauty.
The Malta Coastal Walk
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This wonderful 155 km walk takes you around the entire island of Malta by a route that is interesting, safe, varied and very enjoyable. It is not a uniform sign-posted route but a combination of limestone paths, town pavements, minor country roads and some sections across open countryside. The route is divided into 13 sections, each of which can be done comfortably in a day. This is a great walk.
Gozo: 10 Great Walks
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 37,040. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Gozo, a small island with a rich history, provides wonderful opportunities for walking. Each of the 10 walks in this book - Leads you past a variety of landscapes and features of historical, environmental and cultural interest - Is described in detail and is accompanied by a clear map - Is of moderate length and can be extended or shortened to suit individual tastes. This is a great book.
Malta 10 Great Walks
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,620. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
This book provides details of 10 great walks on Malta, together with a description of the noteworthy features that lie along each route a The duration of each walk is typically three to four hours and most can be shortened or extended to suit particular interests and circumstances. Importantly, the starting and end points of each walk can be accessed by bus.
Chiang Mai
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,630. Language: German. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Chiang Mai, eine Stadt im Norden von Thailand, ist eine exotische Stadt, die viele Besucher fasziniert. Es gibt eine äußerst sehenswerte Altstadt, mit historischen Tempeln, doch man kann hier auch Schlittschuhlaufen, obwohl die Stadt in den Tropen liegt. In diesem Buch werden die schönsten Attraktionen von Chiang Mai und der Umgebung beschrieben.
The World Peace Journals
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,800. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A Himalayan Journey into Madness, Mayhem and Adventure ! "Adventure as it should be - just do it and damn the rest!" - Ian Thurlby, founder of The Blue Space Guides' Co-operative.
The Way, My Way
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 70,890. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Camino memoir written in the humorous vein of Bill Bryson or Eric Newby, Australian film director Bill Bennett walks the ancient 500 mile pilgrimage route across Spain, determined to give back a micro-fibre towel lent to him by a hiker to help ice a "curmudgeon" of a knee. A spiritual journey that's both deeply moving, and laugh-out-loud funny.
A Traveler's Highway to Heaven: Exploring the History and Culture of Northern Spain on El Camino de Sanitago
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Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 129,010. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The perfect travel companion that adds historical and cultural meat to the bones of the hiker’s El Camino experience for those who yearn to course El Camino de Santiago without handling the rigors of walking the 800 kilometer Way.
Sauntering to Santiago
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,550. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
(3.00 from 1 review)
In 2012 I took a little walk from Barcelona to the west coast of Spain along the Catalan route of the Camino de Santiago. This is a memoir of my experiences, thoughts, and feelings. Along the way I add my ruminations on olives, Debussy, economics, and Prozac.
Behind the Albergue Door: Inspiration Agony Adventure on the Camino de Santiago
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A detailed and, according to the author's mom, hilarious account of the 5 weeks he and his wife spent hiking the popular 800 kilometre pilgrimage route, the Camino de Santiago, in the fall of 2012. It mixes stories, advice and humour in a way unique among travel books and is a terrific read for past pilgrims, future pilgrims, travel buffs, and those who simply love reading about people in pain.
Best Hiking in Southwest Colorado around Ouray, Telluride and Silverton
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,530. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
An opinionated guide to the best hikes in the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado around three great base camps; Ouray, Telluride and Silverton. The hikes range from 6 to 12.5 miles per day. The guide describes the base camps, identifying local service, nearby attractions and non-hiking day activities. Trails include detailed descriptions, ratings, elevation profiles, maps and photos.