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When The Wind Blows, Extraordinary Adventures With A Deadly Twist
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,980. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Buying an ex drug-smuggling boat in Grand Cayman is the start of crazy escapades. Maggi & Robin quit work to set sail across the South Pacific to Australia. From the Caribbean and perils of Panama, to exotic South Sea islands and a devastating cyclone in the Coral Sea peaking in a dramatic helicopter rescue from the ocean. Powerfully told, it’s funny, tragic, romantic and gripping.
Sicily, A Captive Land
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Part political critique, part travelogue, Sicily, a captive land will evoke compassion for ordinary Sicilians and outrage at the havoc long wreaked in their lives.
Dagny Rocks
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Rhea grows up in the hippie days of the 70's aboard a hand-built, ocean-going tugboat. Later she joins Icelander Petur on his big sailing ketch. With an ever-changing crew, Dagny voyages nearly non-stop happily surviving mechanical failures, ripped sails, a keel conversion, irate port captains, multiple mast-removals, and two Newfoundland winters.
The Russian Factor: Two Women, One Planet, Incredible Odds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,560. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After years of silence, the story can finally be told! Anna Keitel's protected status and ability to travel has - at last - been established. Both women are now relatively safe from Russia and their pursuers. It makes telling this particular story possible. Writing as Jess Ducat, Morgan Stone brings you the story of their year-long, 26,000 km, struggle for survival.
Young Wanderlust
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 171,340. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
On what is thought to be a straightforward road trip across the country, Evan finds that nothing is ever simple when hitting the open road. After the car breaks down and he is abandoned by his friends, Evan decides to continue alone. This drastic change to his trip leads to experiences that change his entire outlook on both traveling and life in more ways than he could have imagined.
The Morphine Dream
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 143,490. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Don Brown dropped out of high school, put a promising baseball career on hold to join the Marines, when an accident smashed his knee and left him wheelchair-bound. Doctors said he’d never walk again. But while on morphine drip in surgery, Brown dreamed he’d graduated from Harvard and walked across the USA. He goes to do both! This book celebrates hope for those who need to reboot their lives.
A Life Without Borders
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,440. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Would you risk it all for a dream? Carla and Dan quit their jobs, sold their house and possessions and took their two children on a 4 year adventure. The family escaped the boundaries of their stress filled life by sailing the Caribbean, backpacking through South America and an RV trip across America. They found love laughter and know they will always be stronger when they are together.
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.
Smart Guide Italy: Italy
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 403,450. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Italy may not look big on a map but if countries were measured in history, culture and gastronomy it would be enormous. To see everything is impossible and anyone considering buying a guide to Italy is both supremely ambitious and slightly crazy. If that describes you and you have the energy and time to undertake such a challenging journey then Smart Guide Italy can help guide you along the way.
Roll's Round the World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 148,070. Language: British English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
In 2007 Rowley decided to backpack around the World for over a year. The mission: to inject some change and new experiences into his dull and predictable life. This is a light-hearted and humorous travel diary of his time in the USA, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panamá, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Chile, New Zealand, Australia and The Philippines..
Mickey Mouse is My Neighbor: Living Next Door to Disney World in Celebration, Florida
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,500. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
is the story of Barb's adventures, from the time she bought her house in Celebration in 2003 while still living and working in Chicago to the glorious day in 2005 when she made her official move to Florida. It follows her adventures as a long distance commuter and her first year as a full-time resident in Celebration, as adapted from her Celebration, Florida, blog.
Whiteout: Lost In Aspen
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,760. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 and represented by David Halpern. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Irreverent, poignant, and revealing, WHITEOUT is a meditation on wealth and the vain, glorious quest for paradise in Aspen, Colorado. Even as Ted Conover describes how he crashed Don Johnson’s Christmas party, or what it was like to sit in on the taping of John Denver’s holiday video, he is turning the lens of his craft upon himself and documenting his own seduction by the Aspen mystique.
New Zealand: Bit by Bit
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,260. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The story of one woman's ride, horseback, the length of New Zealand, accompanied by a small dog. The easy to read text captures the amazing scenery, Nature at its best, the warmth and friendliness of the people... and the funny tricks that the horses played on Jacqui. A great read for anyone contemplating visiting the country - you get a really good look at the country from the back of a horse.
Subject to Change
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,440. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A hybrid metafictional memoir by a prescient Vietnam veteran. He was in Morocco on 9/11. It blends journalism, history, creative nonfiction and world travel. It incorporates abandonment, loss, exile, renewal, creativity, diversity, kindness and gratitude.
Seize The Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,740. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A stunning account of seven years on the seven seas sailing from London to Singapore, the first lap of a 65,000 mile circumnavigation in their 35' ketch. An exciting account of preparations, voyaging and much nuts-and-bolts sailing information. They encounter:joy, freedom, paradise, friendly island people, gales, robbery and shipwreck. Shirley says "Togetherness is - being seasick holding hands."
Russian Documents Mongolian Dust
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You set the price! Words: 135,210. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
An adventure travelogue. Driving overland from Australia to the Netherlands via Korea, Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, across a stormy Black Sea to Bulgaria and onwards. I fell in love with Mongolia, land of blue sky and nomads. In freezing temperatures, there's nothing like camping in the wild to stretch you way out of your comfort zone. Jump into this story with me and you'll experience it.
The DC Capital Kids Family Guide to Washington, D.C: Featuring more than 50 Fun and Educational Scavenger Hunts
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 110,060. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Written by an experienced Washington, D.C., tour guide, this guidebook educates and entertains in a way that will make your visit to the nation’s capital even more special. This book combines the information of a travel guidebook with unique scavenger hunts designed for family interaction. The scavenger hunts involve items to find, tasks to complete and questions to answer at more than 50 sites.
Smart Guide Italy: Northern Italy
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,710. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Northern Italy is a comprehensive guide to Northern Italy featuring practical information on all the major towns, cities and regions in the area. The guide is divided by region and provides essential background information as well as suggestions on where to eat, sleep and have fun. Regions covered include: Liguria, Piedmont, Aosta, Lombardy, Trentino-Alto Adige and Veneto.
A Life Sold - What ever happened to that guy who sold his whole life on eBay?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 162,320. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Why would someone decide to put their whole life up for sale… on eBay? When Ian Usher decided that it was time to leave the past behind, that is exactly what he did. But the auction was only the start of the adventure. Ian set off on what could truly be described as the journey of a lifetime - an attempt to complete 100 lifetime goals in 100 weeks. A globe-trotting emotional rollercoaster ride!
From The Grand Canyon To The Great Wall: Travelers' Best, Worst And Most Ridiculous Stories From The Road
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,640. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
"Grand To Great" brings our huge, wild world home with an outstanding collection of 67 stories, experiences, and thoughts from 54 authors and 45 countries around the globe. Stories that will make you laugh, cry, and think. Experiences that will inspire you to get up and create your own story – either right here at home or out in the farthest reaches of our world.