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At Home in the Bushes: Busking, Bikes and the Lure of the Open Road
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Thompson Crowley was a man with a love of adventure. Not for him, a life of humdrum domesticity and routine. So one day, with his guitar and a few essentials strapped into place, he set out from his home patch near Lincoln and hit the road north. His mode of transport? An old bicycle that wasn't long for this world. This is the charming, funny and occasionally poetic story of what happened next.
Jamaica - Four Paths to Paradise
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,820. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In order to write about a place, Hugh B. Cave developed the habit of taking all or part of his family there and settling down like a permanent resident. This was certainly his approach to Jamaica and its built-in problems. His historical analysis of the island's geopolitical situation pulls no punches, even though he discusses colonialism, the color question, and much more...
As I Walked Out Through Spain in Search of Laurie Lee
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Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by SilverWood Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One man's search through Spain in the footsteps of writer Laurie Lee.
The Wrong Shade of Yellow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I was middle aged and homeless, soon to be penniless, and really and truly no different from that bag lady sitting on the bench over there. I couldn’t jack it in and go home, because I didn’t have a home to go to anymore. The bicycle and the tent were now home. Wherever I found myself on any given night was now home. And that meant, for tonight, Genoa Piazza Principe Railway Station was home.
Блондинка вокруг света или I did it my way
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,880. Language: Russian. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Хочешь сбежать? спроси меня как
Freak Show Without A Tent: Swimming with Piranhas, Getting Stoned in Fiji and Other Family Vacations
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Price: $6.25 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Possibilities Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Fishing for piranhas in the Amazon, getting stoned at Fijian kava ceremonies, and witnessing the ancient ritual of land diving on Pentecost Island is the stuff of National Geographic cover stories – and Nevin Martell’s childhood vacations.Freak Show Without a Tent is a grandly hilarious memoir-misadventure that is equal parts National Lampoon’s Vacation, Romancing the Stone and Crocodile Dundee.
The Gardens Of Jerusalem: A Journey Through The Heart Of Africa
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 160,670. 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.
Pracowałam na statku pasażerskim i w Arabskich Liniach Lotniczych (polish)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,890. Language: Polish. Published: May 26, 2014 by EscapeMagazine. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Pracowałam na statku pasażerskim i w Arabskich Liniach Lotniczych to książka, a właściwie zbiór maili pisanych do rodziny i przyjaciół.
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”.
They Call Me Mzee: One Man's Safari into Brightest Africa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,930. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
A remarkable story of discovery, They Call Me Mzee: One Man's Safari into Brightest Africa charts the cultural and spiritual life of present-day Uganda, East Africa. Includes commentary on present-day issues such as the nation's controversial stance on homosexuality, HIV/AIDS, faith and burgeoning economic development.
The Shell of a Person
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hell hath baby sea turtles, as Lance Pototschnik will soon find out.
East
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travel memoir: Inspired by a slim guidebook purchased at Fred and Pat Cody's legendary Berkeley bookstore, Shelley Buck took off alone in 1972 on a journey she hoped would take her overland from Europe to India and Nepal, using mostly public transit. East chronicles Shelley's emergence into adulthood as she crosses into lands she dreamed of visiting. The journey will make her a feminist.
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.
Me and My Hero
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 65,300. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Starting in Nepal, Tim purchases himself a Hero – the largest manufactured bicycle in the world. Tim dissects India from north to south passing through some of the poorest and richest regions in India. Me and My Hero tells the story of Tim’s impressions and details the rigour and joy of travelling by bicycle in what is arguably one of the most colourful and fascinating countries in the world.
Crossing Europe Northeast To Southwest By Bicyle.
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Price: Free! Words: 60,230. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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A travelogue of my bicycle tour across Europe in 2013. I crossed Europe northeast to southwest.
Sunshine and Orange Blossom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Ralph Morris’ horizons are broader than his modest upbringing on the coast of North East Lincolnshire might suggest. He combines the thrill of visiting new places and cultures with his love of people watching, a hobby which gives both him and his family much entertainment.
The Wisdom of Strangers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,660. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Dr Patricia Isley chronicles serendipitous meetings with strangers over four years of solo travel stretching from the wilderness of America to the pristine islands of Malaysia. The book is part travelogue, part homage to the people she meets along the way who provide guidance for her transformation from a career in Corporate America to her true life's work. Includes self-help tips for readers.
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.
Ascents & Descents
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Two Dutch pub buddies decide to team up for a backpacking classic: riding a motorbike through Vietnam, from Ho Chi Minh City to the capital Hanoi. Taking on a country that’s as foreign as it gets for any European, they make their way north through chaotic traffic, bribe the police, get ripped off and find out that being pub buddies is a hell of a lot easier than being travel mates.
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.