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The Key to the Castle: Zen and Travel Stories of Trust
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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What happens to a beginning student of Zen as she sits and watches her mind? How is a Zen retreat like a vacation? Whether visiting her aging mom, hiking in northern Thailand, crossing a rain-swelled creek in South Africa, or eating formal meals at a Zen retreat, Schleifer asks, “What is going on here?” Her discoveries become ours in this clear and poignant account of inner and outer journeys.
Itinerario magico in toscana dalla val d’arbia alla val d’orcia.
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: Italian. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Il viaggio che faremo è nelle terre a sud della provincia di Siena, percorreremo l’antica via Francigena, e visiteremo il lembo di terra che dalla Val d’Arbia giunge fino alla Val d’Orcia, dove l’arte, i paesaggi e i sapori della terra regalano sensazioni ineffabili, che lasciano il segno, tanto che avrete voglia di non andar più via o, quando sarete lontani il desiderio di ritornarci.
Salt and Emerald - a hesitant solo voyage round Ireland and the Irish
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 138,760. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Much more than adventurous travel, this book is an exploration of Ireland and her people, past and present. Observed with humour, sensitivity and insight, it is an engrossing account of encounters and experiences - astonishingly diverse - by a seasoned travelwriter. Everything from Dervla Murphy to the Mary Celeste. A journey packed with fact and anecdote that carries you along like the tide.
Toets 1 voor het paradijs (op zoek naar de Amerikaanse Droom)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,680. Language: Dutch. Published: April 26, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In Toets 1 voor het paradijs probeert Martijn de Waal vat te krijgen op het wonderlijkste continent op aarde.
Shalom, Israel!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: American English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
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This second edition of SHALOM, ISRAEL! is a narrative of my 5½-month bicycle journey from Bellingham, Washington state to Israel aboard a custom-made, long-wheeled-based recumbent. In this book you’ll learn about my adventures on this 7,000-mile trip through eleven American states and eight foreign countries. The book concludes with a list of equipment that I took on the journey.
Een Groenlander in Afrika
You set the price! Words: 117,570. Language: Dutch. Published: April 24, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Ze dribbelen langs het strand op zes tenen: drie aan elke voet. Als je op het strand wandelt, lopen ze voor je uit, tot ze ineens terugsnorren. Drieteenstrandlopers zijn gezelligheidsdieren. ’s Winters hollen ze over de stranden van Schotland tot Zuid-Afrika. Maar waarom vliegen ze eigenlijk naar Afrika als ze ook in Nederland kunnen overwinteren? En waarom broeden ze helemaal bij de Noordpool?
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.
A Scot Returns - A Journey from Bali to Skye
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 144,720. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The last of a trilogy, by turns comic and astonishing, of a remarkable five-year pilgrimage around the world. Travelling on foot, camel, elephant and public transport Scott slips, trots and lumbers through the cultures of the Far and Near East. He carries a notebook, a will to understand, a bent towards absurdities and…(ever the optimist)…a universal bath plug where there are no universal drains.
Borneo Trilogy Sarawak: Volume 2
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,180. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Sarawak, Malaysia is the second in the trilogy on Borneo and is a travelogue on rainforest and its Indigenous Peoples. Sarawak opens its heart of darkness, the rainforest when Frans Welman visits the interior and meets the peoples of the rainforests, Indigenous Peoples and peoples who exploit this rich and diverse ecosystem and habitat, Kayan, Kelabit and Bidayuh Peoples.
Borneo Trilogy Sarawak: Volume 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,770. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Sarawak, Malaysia is the second in the trilogy on Borneo and is a travelogue on rainforest and its Indigenous Peoples. Sarawak opens its heart of darkness, the rainforest when Frans Welman visits the interior and meets the peoples of the rainforests, Indigenous Peoples and peoples who exploit this rich and diverse ecosystem and habitat.
Borneo Trilogy Volume 2: Sabah
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,780. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Sabah, the first in the trilogy on Borneo, is a travelogue on rainforest and its Indigenous Peoples. Sabah opens its heart of darkness when Linseng penetrate to produce an audiovisual meant to show its uniqueness so appreciation of habitat and its relatively unknown peoples can be ascertained and so their wealth of knowledge will not be lost with the disappearance of their forests.
Borneo Trilogy Volume 1: Sabah
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,140. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Sabah, the first in the trilogy on Borneo, is a travelogue on rainforest and its Indigenous Peoples. Sabah opens its heart of darkness when Linseng penetrate to produce an audiovisual meant to show its uniqueness so appreciation of habitat and its relatively unknown peoples can be ascertained and so their wealth of knowledge will not be lost with the disappearance of their forests.
Hotel Shanti Sharma
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,510. Language: Finnish. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Vähemmän rentouttava lomamatka Intiaan pienen vauvan kanssa. Vaippoja, sairautta, kiroilua ja epäinhimillisiä bussimatkoja.
Travel Tales of Michael Brein: My Best 100
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,330. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
The best 100 personal travel tales of travel-adventurer, Dr Michael Brein, the world's first and only travel psychologist. Through harrowing close calls and hilarious mis-adventures in some of the world's most exotic cultures, Michael Brein examines the in-depth psychological netherworld behind travel. No one has written a travel book heretofore about the psychology of travel quite like this one.
Thailand Bar Girls’ Men: Saints and Sinners
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,990. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
There have been hundreds of books about the girls who ply the oldest trade in the world around the bars and night-spots of Thailand and it is certainly arguable that yet another volume on the subject would be excess to requirements. However, up until now it is true to say that nobody has ever given the girls and women in question a chance to have their say about the men who come to peruse the neon
Parcels in the Rain and Other Writing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,930. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A mix of short stories, flash fiction and memoirs to make you smile, make you laugh, sometimes make you sad but always make you think.
Foodie Facts 1: Why Beer Goes Better with Cheese and Other Tasty Tidbits
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Get ready to bite into this delicious first "Foodie Facts" release. "Foodie Facts 1: Why Beer Goes Better with Cheese and Other Tasty Tidbits" is a mouth-watering buffet of speedy features and helpful how to's about food, drinks, history, culture, and travel collected from around the world, including tidbits about coffee, teas, wines, cheeses, food facts and origins. Bon Appétit!
U.S.1 - Amerika na 11 september
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: Dutch. Published: April 3, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Driekwart jaar na de terroristische aanslagen van 11 september 2001 ging Jeroen van Bergeijk op zoek naar het 'nieuwe' Amerika.
Paradise Delayed - Our new lives in the wild. Caribbean island life in the beautiful archipelago of Bocas del Toro, Panama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Sinking boats, defective chainsaws, document forgery and aggressive roosters are just a small sample of the hurdles facing a tired traveller who simply wants to lie in a hammock on his own isolated Caribbean island sipping margaritas for a while. "Paradise Delayed" may make you re-consider the nature of the Caribbean island dream, or may just inspire to find your own adventure of a lifetime.
One Year Lived
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,760. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Young memoirist sets off into the world for a year to discover his place in it. His yearlong journey, which took two years to save for, was a spirited blend of leisure, volunteerism, and enrichment. Highlights include bullfighting, volunteering, mustering cattle, analyzing the treatment of the Aborigines of Australia, and making love to Ivana on the second most beautiful beach in the world.