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Journey to Jordan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,830. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Travels of a young Mormon writer to Jordan, Egypt, and the Holy Land.
Taken Hostage At a Convent: A Journey Through the Middle East
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,590. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Interweaving cynicism and insight in a misconceived Arabia. A journey by bicycle, by bus, by ferry and by flight.
Apothesion of the Ocean
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Price: Free! Words: 23,590. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Three thousand miles of the Pacific Ocean, distilled into a wealth of poetry.
One Coast To Another
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Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 28,470. Language: British English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
One Coast to Another is the truly inspirational, heart-warming and awe-inspiring e-book of two white able-bodied thirty somethings who follow hundreds of other people walking from one side of the country to another, just because it's there. Following Alfred Wainwright's route they traverse fells, get stuck in bog, get wet, dry off, drink pints, get dismayed at the lack of pies. It had to be done.
Paper Airplane: Unique Tales From A Mile High
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
In this tumultuous, distinctive memoir, Kersten L. Kelly looks back on the most influential individuals that she encountered while flying through the clouds. She recalls life lessons from perfect strangers about love, family, perseverance of dreams, and humility. The book proves the phrase “you never know what you will learn on an airplane” over and over again.
Do You Speak English? - French preview
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Price: Free! Words: 6,950. Language: French. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is the French sneak preview of the first chapter of "Do You Speak English?" which is also available in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese.
Do You Speak English? - Portuguese preview
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Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is the Portuguese sneak preview of the first chapter of the book "Do You Speak English?" which is also available in English, Spanish, French and Chinese.
My Passage to India
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This travelogue of India is based on a thirteen week visit to a relatively undiscovered country.The book captures various aspects of the India: its culture, customs, peoples and religious beliefs. Moreover, it shows how Western benchmarks or preconceptions do not necessarily well serve the tourist hoping to understand what India means to its native dwellers.
Wilder by the Dozen: International Wilder Vegetarian Meals
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Vegetarian and Vegan
To my wonderful 7th Day Adventist relatives who lived on a farm in Ferndale, Washington. I not only learned every summer swap about milking cows, churning butter, picking and eating fresh seasonal produce but all the good foods vegetarian. I can never forget the flavour and pleasure of my first sweet carrot pulled from the dirt, rinsed and crunched upon! Then I went a' traveling!
Cuba in Transition: Impressions and Reflections
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Curiosity about the US media’s transformation of Fidel Castro from hero in 1959 to villain in 1960 sparked an interest in the contradictory narratives about Cuba. A 2010 Havana choir festival provided the catalyst for a month-long, 10 city trip through Cuba, and for the author’s observations of Cuba and thoughts about possible directions for its evolution, fifty-plus years after the Revolution.
Dubai & Its Nasty Secret
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Series: Steve's Essays. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I've been to Dubai no less than 12 times and this brief article summarizes my impressions of this monument to profligacy shimmering in the desert. And it reveals a nasty little secret! [Article - 1235 words]
Delaplaine's 2013 Long Weekend Guide to Cancun (Mexico)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,000. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A complete guide for everything you need to experience a full weekend in the Cancún. =Lodgings =Fine & budget restaurants =Nightlife listings =Spas, Tours, the Ruins & other attractions
The Sphere of the Moon Goddess - Book One of the Seven Worlds
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Series: The Seven Worlds, Book 1. Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 18,600. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
At the time of a total eclipse of the sun, poet David Stuart Ryan set off on an overland journey to India. The resulting notebook of 100 poems, accompanied by some 20 full color illustrations makes up 'The Sphere of the Moon Goddess', a journey into different worlds where different laws apply. What will you discover on your exploration? The magic and mystery of the East awaits you.
Delaplaine’s 2013 Long Weekend Guide to Sonoma County
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Bed & Breakfast
Everything you need to know when you only have a Long Weekend in Sonoma County. + Lodgings + Restaurants + Attractions + Wineries Other Delaplaine Travel Guides: 2013 Guide to South Beach 2013 Guide to Miami & South Beach 2013 Guide to Key West & the Florida Keys 2013 Guide to Fort Lauderdale 2013 Guide to Orlando & Walt Disney World 2013 Guide to San Francisco
A Year on Planet Alzheimer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,040. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
What happens when a single parent from London heads for Canada to care for an elderly lady in case it’s fun? Almost the story of an adventure, this tale isn’t quite a travelogue, despite being largely about places. Mainly there is life and the sheer unexpectedness of the way other people live it. With more meatballs than majestic waves, it is mostly the story of an escapade.
Volcanic Activity: Climbing Mexico's volcanoes
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: British English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Many people don't know that it's possible to go mountaineering in Mexico, on a chain of volcanoes dotting the central plateau for 100km from Mexico City to Orizaba. The mountains are few and far between, with a great sense of space at the summit, and views to the far horizon. This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey in Mexico's Cordillera Neovolcanica.
In the Footsteps of Whymper: Climbing Ecuador's volcanoes
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,460. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey in the highlands of Ecuador following in the footsteps of the Victorian mountaineer Edward Whymper, who is best-known for making the very first ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865. In 1879 he made first ascents of nearly all of Ecuador's highest mountains, and Mark was determined to find out more by climbing some of them himself.
The Wrath of the Turquoise Goddess: Battling blizzards on Cho Oyu, the world's sixth highest mountain
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In the Autumn of 2010, Mark Horrell set off to Tibet with a dozen other hopeful mountaineers to climb 8201m Cho Oyu, the sixth highest mountain in the world, whose name translates as the Turquoise Goddess in Tibetan. It was an extraordinary season as the mountain was battered by blizzards for weeks and many climbers were caught in avalanches. This is his diary of the expedition.
The True Peruvian Route: An ascent of Aconcagua, South America's highest mountain
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,920. Language: British English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Mark Horrell was privileged to climb Aconcagua with a man who had climbed the mountain more times than any other, and who had discovered one of its main routes. It soon became clear that you don't get a record like that unless you really care about getting to the top every time you set foot on the mountain. This is the story of their climb.
The Summit Prince of Braga: A journey in Nepal's Annapurnas
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Just north of Nepal's bustling Annapurna Circuit is a narrow gorge guarded by sheer cliffs hundreds of feet high which leads to a hidden valley high on the Tibetan plateau, a region remote enough for Khampa guerillas to use it as a hideout. This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey there, and will appeal to any lover of mountain literature, and of trekking and climbing in the Nepal Himalayas.