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Traders of the Golden Triangle
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,910. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
During the latter half of the twentieth century the little-known and often lawless region where Laos, Burma, Thailand and China meet has become known and widely romanticised as ‘The Golden Triangle’. Originally a Western designation applied to the region because of its wealth in jade, silver, rubies, lumber, rare animal products and, above all, opium
A Walk Across Suburbia: One Man's Journey Through His Neighborhood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Why go to the farthest reaches of the earth to explore when you can do so in your own backyard? Author and adventurer Ken Ilgunas sets out on a bizarre journey to explore his boyhood suburb anew.
The McCandless Mecca: A Pilgrimage To The Magic Bus Of The Stampede Trail
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A story of a young man's excursion into the Alaskan wilderness to find the "Magic Bus" of the Stampede Trail--the bus in which Chris McCandless of "Into the WIld" lived and died.
More Than A Year In Provence - Endless Tour de France Travel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: American English. Published: November 2, 2013 by First Class Artists. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Praise for More Than A Year In Provence "I wish you tremendous success" Guy Kawasaki Author of APE, Enchantment, What The Plus. "Christopher's truly unique adventures cycling the backroads of France are a must read for anyone who's ever dreamed of a French country life. I just hope his sequel will reveal where his paradise village is!" Robert Reid Reid on Travel,
Vietnam Past and Present: The North
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
There can be few people in the world that do not know the name, location and recent history of Vietnam. Yet beyond the period of US involvement in what Americans call the 'Vietnam War' how much is really known? Almost no Vietnamese bear a grudge against the USA, but this is less true for China, Vietnam's close neighbor, mentor and rival for more than two thousand years.
A Diary of Travels
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A compendium of stops, observations, and snark by a weird family, not the least of whom is the author, wandering around the hapless landscapes of Europe, Colorado, The Pacific Northwest, New Mexico, Minnesota, The Black Hills, and other unwitting places. Includes the author's obsessive thoughts about the arts and pointed intrusions by the cat, Thomas Stearns.
Mysterious Fort of Bhangarh
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Bhangarh Fort is the only “Legally Haunted” location recognized by the Indian Government. There is a signboard set by Archaeological Survey of India with specific instructions. ASI is a Government of India Organization.
A New Life in Thailand
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: British English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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The e-book has a comprehensive guide to travel and living in Thailand based upon the experiences of the author who has been living in Thailand for many years. There is an autobiographical section in which the author talks about his first and second holidays and also his everyday life in Thailand to the present day. Included are bus and train timetables, maps, and much more - about 32K words.
Sailing for Home: A Voyage from Antigua to Kinsale
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Dedalus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Theo Dorgan’s gripping account of a transatlantic voyage on the schooner Spirit of Oysterhaven—from the Caribbean to the coast of his native Cork—is both travelogue and meditation, interior journey and outward voyage of exploration.
Truly, No Place Like Home
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,000. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In this book of travels around North America, Robert N. Jenkins recounts the insights he gained from experiences as diverse as stumbling upon the Grand Tetons and flying on the Concorde at twice the speed of sound. Named the travel editor of the Tampa Bay Times in 1987, Jenkins would win eight national awards for his writing and for the overall excellence of his weekly section of travel news.
Wild Dogs and Nutters
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Series: Buggering Around, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 38,960. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
in a time when Communism still ruled and mobile phones, the Internet and denture whitening were things of the future a deluded and ill equipped young couple set out on a 32,000km surreal adventure across some of the most remote areas in the world to break a 15 year old world record and prove to themselves that it's not 'evil' nations' you need to beware of but the people who tell you such toss!
Stories of the Sahel
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 32,230. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Stories of the Sahel is an initiative of the Sahel Calling Project & Film, aimed at raising awareness about the refugees, internally displaced persons and the people living in the conflict affected areas of Mali and the Sahel. This ebook is a compilation of short stories from nine authors sharing the beauty of the culture, traditions, and people of Mali and the Sahel.
The Wisdom Tree: A Mother's Journey into Israel and Palestine
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,700. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The Wisdom Tree is a memoir of the author's travels with her college-age son in Israel and Palestine, travels that shift her perception of her relationship with her son and completely upend her preconceptions about the geopolitical landscape.
Be There Now: Travel Stories from Around the World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travel writing at its most authentic--real people sharing real stories of awe and insight, fear and laughter, humility and humanity as they explore the world around us. In a world that often demands that we "be here now," it is nice to take a break, daydream, and "be there now" with thoughtful people who take us with them on journeys that lead to inspiration, insight, humor, and deeper meaning.
America Circa 1997
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,650. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is not a guide to future travellers nor a discourse on the customs, culture or landscapes of the United States of America; there are shelves full to bursting with works of that nature in any bookshop. This is a story on my terms and in my words: sometimes colloquial, sometimes rich with imagery and evocative language and sometimes plain prosaic; but that's me and this is my inner journey.
Listening for Quiet
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Quiet is one of the most elusive, hard to find natural resources left. In this collection of pieces, award-winning travel writer Edward Readicker-Henderson goes in search of quiet, of the sounds the world makes when it's only talking to itself, to find what true quiet is and what it can mean to us.
Exploring Myanmar: Traveling the Dusty Roads of the New Burma
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,210. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A story of troubled bus rides, dusty journeys, long boat tours, preschools on stilts, ancient pagodas, tea houses, fresh noodles, and the people met along the way. Myanmar is the last frontier of Southeast Asia travel. Information is spotty, and constantly changing. Although the guidebooks can provide practical information, they cannot come close to describing how it feels to travel the new Burma
#Roe2Ro
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Gate 17. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
If you take fifty one donors and add a ferry, three cars, a van full of donations then mix in fifteen lads, you end up with #Roe2Ro. It is the drive from Roehampton, South London to Soard, rural Romania. It was the authors destiny. Here is his journey. As it happened.
Allano's Travels in Chile and Argentina
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,250. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Where to go and what to do in Chile and Argentina is explained by travel writer Allano from Australia. The budget traveller and backpacker will find this travel guide useful and inspiring. The armchair traveller and reader may even decide to pack a bag and head off for South America clutching a trout fishing rod.
Tapestry of a Traveler
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 124,950. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This travelogue by Ingrid Wild, details her adventures as an independent traveler through Nepal, India, Pakistan, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Malaysia, Beirut, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco, Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras. In addition to her personal experiences, she shares her vision of the land, culture, history of the places she visited.