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In the Footsteps of Mallory: A journey to the North Col of Everest
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Mark Horrell wanted to see Everest from its Tibetan base camp, one of the most famous mountain views in the world, but he also wanted to climb a little higher up the mountain and have a sense of what it might have been like for George Mallory, the first explorer to climb it. This is the story of his expedition to over 7000m on the North Col of Everest.
Cape Town: Sinners and Saints.
You set the price! Words: 55,490. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Cape Town.The characters good, bad and confused that helped to develop Cape Town into the fantastic city it is now.
A Year in China
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A Year in China is the Journal of a mother with 2 toddlers that followed her husband across the world. Leaving their comfortable house in a small city in Michigan to go to a rural Chinese city with 2 million people. This shows what daily life in Asia is really like. It is from the perspective of a stay at home mom who supported her husband's dream to teach English in a foreign land.
Unlonely Planet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,000. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A nine month around-the-world adventure from Bombay to Brazil.
Paused in Polynesia Part 6: Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
The final chapter in an incredible family journey... with plans dashed due to catastrophic natural disasters, the Anderson family detoured to the South Pacific island of Fiji and then familiar resorts in the islands of Hawaii, before returning home after five months away. Share our last few weeks of adventure, as well as our personal reflections once we returned to our "normal" Canadian lives.
Tale of 3 Cities
Series: Steve's Go 2!. Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is a Combo of 3 articles: Cape Town Mon Amie! (6104 words), One Week in Havana (2224 words), & Ski Beirut(4792 words).
The Chomolungma Diaries: What a commercial Everest expedition is really like
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 16. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 47,430. Language: British English. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Are you tired of reading mountaineering disaster stories which focus on all that's negative about climbing Everest? This book aims to dispel the popular myths surrounding Everest by telling the true story of an ordinary climber on an ordinary commercial expedition to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain.
How Katie Pulled Boris.
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 84,210. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Keith’s wife Gail is looking forward to travelling the world and staying in comfortable hotels when Keith takes early retirement from his high-pressure job. But he has a shock in store for her. He unexpectedly decides to buy a huge American Winnebago-type motorhome (RV), tow a car behind ‘so they can bugger off for months on end around Europe’.
How To Survive Reverse Culture Shock: Understand It, Feel Better and Get Your Life Back! Workbook Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,040. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Essay » Sociology
the guide to making your transition back home easier, full of resources for you to know exactly how reverse culture shock works and what to do about it, to feel better with stories of people who returned home and to empower you to feel good and normal again. more than 42 ideas that helped others and 19 exercises for a hands on approach to your re-adaptation.
3mph: The Adventures of One Woman's Walk Around the World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,420. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Polly Letofsky left her Colorado home and headed west across 4 continents, by foot, to become the first woman to walk around the world. As an awareness campaign for breast cancer, strangers welcomed her into their homes and the world embraced her. But when 9/11 flung us all into world history she found herself navigating a vastly changing world.
Delaplaine's 2013 Long Weekend Guide to Palm Beach
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Everything you need to know when you only have a Long Weekend in Palm Beach. + Lodgings + Restaurants + Attractions + Shopping 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
Heads Above Water: Staying Afloat in France
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,990. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Heads Above Water is the lively account of our first years as expats in France. With three kids aged 5, 12 and 14 we arrived full of excitement from Ireland ready to get to grips with living in our new country. The plan was to run a gite and carp fishery but somehow we got sidetracked into llama trekking too. Follow our adventures in tackling schools, bureaucracy, the weather and Frenchness!
Where the West Ends
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,600. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Belmont Estate Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » European
Prize-winning author Michael J. Totten returns with a masterpiece of travel writing and history in this journey through thirteen nations—all but two formerly communist—just beyond the edge of the West where few casual travelers venture.
Trucking in English
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the tale of what happens when a middle-aged mum from England decides to actually drive 18-wheelers across North America instead of just dreaming about it. She learns how to hit a moose correctly and how to be hijacked. She is almost arrested in Baltimore Docks and survives a terrifying winter tour of The Rockies. Nothing goes well, but that’s why there’s a book.
Middle Eastern Fortune Telling in Shanghai
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by West Lake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern mysticism
Everywhere in Asia fortune tellers are willing, but not necessarily able, to give meaning to your life. They offer you all sorts of prescient methods from which to choose. One can take the results from any method with a grain of salt or put faith in them and live accordingly. I was a pragmatic naysayer, until fortune telling came home to roost one afternoon in a small restaurant in Shanghai.
Stories From The Field: Volunteers Around The World Share Their Journeys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Volunteering abroad is a growing travel trend--one that changes lives worldwide, both for volunteers and the communities they serve. This book brings you 15 stories from travelers who've had the chance to volunteer throughout the Americas, Africa, and Asia.
Don't Step on the Dirt
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,090. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
When his sister announces she’s getting married in Indiana, Ryan, already unemployed, packs up his trusty car Clyde to make the journey. Never forgetting to tell the roadside cows his final destination, Ryan camps his way across the American West. Chocked full of hilarious anecdotes and amusing historical tales, Don't Step on the Dirt will change the way you take your next road trip.
Southeast Asia for the Holidays, Part 4: Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,610. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
In Book 4: Southeast Asia For the Holidays, the Anderson family heads to Thailand for some much needed R'n'R. They join with extended family and make new friendships that will extend beyond their time spent together on the beach. Explore the sights above and below the sea with 6 Andersons 1 World, and learn the real story behind our title "Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet!". Yes, it really was.
Essays in Travel and Humor Vol. 2: Nomad
Series: Essays in Travel and Humor, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Goblinbrook Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 1 review)
This second volume of author and photographer C. Patrick Neagle's series is bigger and better, containing 36 travel-sized essays and 30 photographs from around the globe (but mostly from Arabia, Asia, and the Mediterranean). Filled with humorous and sometimes thoughtful commentary, these essays may help you avoid moped gangs in Europe, dive for pearls in Bahrain, and ride elephants in Malaysia.
Traveling Alone - little bits of an unfinished trip
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Traveling Alone is a fascinating mosaic of travel adventures culled from a three-year, five-continent trip in over 50 countries ― sad, hilarious, frightening, bizarre and even romantic, but never boring. From composing love letters in Cairo and stalking crocodiles in the South American pampas to hitching rides through Rwandan refugee camps and spending time in a Bolivian prison, it's a wild ride.