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Dancing Feat: One Man's Mission to Dance Like a Colombian
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,680. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dancing Feat is the story of one Englishman's attempt to deal with his appalling dance ability – by dancing his way round Colombia. Join inveterate dance coward Neil Bennion as he romps through this land of swashbuckling peaks and luscious coastlines, learning new dances as he goes. When he’s not doing everything in his power to avoid them, that is.
A Year on Fire Mountain
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,250. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Anna Habibti’s diary of her year in Nablus, one of the most isolated cities in the West Bank of the occupied Palestinian territories, told with compassion, humour and a sense of the absurd.
The Fox Trails: A Bicycle Adventure Along the Mississippi River
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A true story of a man's quest to live in harmony with nature in modern-day America.
An African Odyssey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 160,600. Language: British English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Peter Winton sets out alone on a 10,000 mile journey around Africa. He travels the hard way overland, encountering astonishing hardship and poverty, but also some of the most extraordinary natural wonders on the planet. On an odyssey into the unknown, where chance encounter is everything and where contentment and joy are found in the ordinary, the everyday, and the most unexpected of places.
My Home Sweet Rome: Living (and loving) in Italy's Eternal City
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Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 130,920. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It’s a nice place to visit but would you really want to live there? Sari Gilbert, who has lived for close to 40 years in what many have called the Eternal City, answers with a resounding “yes”– but it’s a “yes… but”. A native New Yorker who moved to Rome after graduate school, Gilbert's book describes life in the Italian capital: to sum it up, “fascinating, and delightful, but not at all easy”.
Who Stole My India?
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,680. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Amit has a plan, a far from practical one. He’s going to discover what it means to be Indian. How? By hopping onto Kaya, his trusted motorcycle, and heading out on a year-long journey around the country. An epic tale of India and Indians, and a young man’s quest to understand the two, "Who Stole my India?" takes you on a tragicomic journey across the social and political landscape of the country.
Double Happiness: One Man's Tale of Love, Loss, and Wonder on the Long Roads of China
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tony Brasunas had never left the United States nor taught a class on anything. The adventure that changed him forever, that broke open his heart and awakened his mind, began in a high school classroom in hot, coastal Guangzhou, China, and culminated on the plateaus of ancient Tibet. A journey across China and through the soul of a young American, Double Happiness is travel writing at its best.
Janapar: Love, on a Bike
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,150. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
It was the start of a brand new life, but Tom Allen’s bicycle journey round the world takes an unlikely detour when he falls in love with an Iranian-Armenian girl. Written alongside the award-winning documentary film of the same name, Janapar is an honest and life-affirming true story of finding what you’re looking for when you least expect it.
Lance's Travels - UK
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Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 125,280. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
With a few of beers coursing through his veins and an upcoming 30th birthday on his mind Lance felt the need for one last bout of foolishness, so the next day he quit his job and gave notice on his flat. His plan was to spend the summer months travelling the UK. Four weeks later he departed, armed with little more than an antiquated Ford Mondeo, an unreliable Sat Nav and a genuine 1980s caravan.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.
44 Days Backpacking in China : The Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century, with the United States, Europe and the Fate of the World in Its Looking Glass
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Summary: “An intimate social, cultural and political look into historical and modern China, while comparing these observations to the history and current trends of the United States and Europe.”-Provided by publisher.
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.
The Dog's Rollocks
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Series: Buggering Around, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Out of their depths & out of their minds, The Dog’s Rollocks is the antidote to all those tales of daring-do by fearless Adventurers that leave one feeling woefully inadequate and semi-suicidal. Instead, it charts in a sometimes surreal diary the disastrous real-life journey of one middle-aged, middle-class, couple, along with their overweight Labrador, to escape mid-life crisis & canapes.
Just One Cornetto: London to Sicily in a Small Motorhome
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 113,050. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Just one Cornetto is the delightful story of Keith and his wife Gail’s six-month, 11,000-kilometre winter journey round Italy including Sicily and his addiction to cream or chocolate filled cornetti. Who can resist encounters with Tony Blair’s friend; a ninety-year old boar hunter; or a local trying to get planning permission and being offered ‘help’ by a well-known organisation?
Mongolia: Travels in An Untamed Land
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 134,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
For seventy years Mongolia was all but closed to the west - a forbidden country, shrouded in darkness. Jasper Becker had long dreamed of exploring the sweeping land that lay just beyond China’s Great Wall and when communism disintegrated, he finally did. Setting out from Kublai Khan’s capital, Beijing, Becker was one of the first westerners to cross the border tracing the course of Yellow River.
Jousting with Windmills - A Journey into the Heart of Spain
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Without a word of Spanish to his name, Mark was perfectly prepared to leave home behind and begin life in Spain teaching English. Under his arm was a copy of Don Quixote, which acted as his indirect guide to the nation's psyche. His ambition was to learn the language, travel the country, unlock Cervantes' novel and add to his outlook on life. What he hadn't counted on was precisely what happened.
Boxed Set Volume 2
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,270. Language: British English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Thailand Take 2" is a no holds barred exposé of Thais and Thailand, presented through the words and actions of real Thais. These ordinary Thais show how Thailand’s culture is so different from that of the West."Escape to Thailand" is an account of an English expat’s move to Thailand and his early days here, a “fly on the wall” experience for the reader. Seeing what the average tourist never sees.
So Many Miles to Paradise - From Clare to There
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by Kiltumper Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
So Many Miles to Paradise is Breen’s engaging and inspirational account of a 9 month trip around-the-world she and author husband Niall Williams took with their 2 kids. Excitement,joy,disappointment,wonder and fear are brought to life. Whether trapezing through a Costa Rican jungle, or toasting with 10,000 ice in Patagonia, readers can join the dream and travel with them, celebrating adventure.
Not All Wanderers Are Lost
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,960. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Sometimes in life, there comes a chance for one to fulfill one's dreams to travel the planet, and have someone else pay. This book is such a story. The author's previous employment opportunities included cleaning public lavatories, working in a slaughterhouse, running coffee shops, and then this opportunity came along.
Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet! Based on the true-life extraordinary adventures of 6 Anderson's 1 World
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Ever dreamed of just leaving the cold winter behind? Want to pack up your flip flops and hiking boots and head off with a one-way ticket to all your favorite exotic destinations? Whether stuck in an Italian elevator, held at gunpoint in the Egyptian desert, or storm chasing floods, fires and tsunamis, this tale of amazing family adventure will keep you wishing you were there in their suitcase.