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Indien Underifrån by Son Lal
Price: Free! Words: 86,070. Language: Swedish. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mina upplevelser i västra Indien 2013 och 2014 tillsammans med underprivilegierade människor som försöker förbättra sina levnadsvillkor. Samtal om familjelivets skiftningar. All konversation var på hindi. Jag har haft särskilt nära band med soparkastens folk (bhangi), men även bra kontakt med andra grupper i stad och by, slättbygd och djungelområden. Om utvecklingsarbeten i byar och städer.
Jersey Yogi: The Unintentional Enlightenment of an Uptight Man by Jim Starr
You set the price! Words: 61,610. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Yoga, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
As he stood stark naked in his massage seminar, Jim wondered just how he, an average guy from a cookie-cutter neighborhood in the suburbs, had come to find himself there. An improbable series of coincidences had shaken him out of his comfortable life and into a world of New Age healing, spirituality and ashrams. He was on a path, in spite of himself.
Visiting India? 50 Amusing Things To Do by Destination Infinity
Price: Free! Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
If you are traveling to India, you can keep yourself amused and entertained by indulging in 50 activities mentioned in this book, that are (mostly) unique to India.
Silicon Valley Monk: From Metaphysics to Reality on the Buddhist Path by J. A. Kempf
Price: Free! Words: 102,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Silicon Valley Monk" is a memoir of one man's attempt to wake up amid the reality distortion field of Silicon Valley - and his own mind.
Made in China by Kenneth Cairney
Price: Free! Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
A young man with a passion for travel and a hunger for new and exotic life experiences jumps at the chance to move to rural China. Life in Zibo proves far from his expectations and eye opening to the harsh realities of life and medical care in the PRC. With the help of a sudden unknown illness he discovers the potential true cost of his wanderlust. A nonfiction short story. Words: 7,446
Tale Of A Tea Planter by Jim Glendinning
Price: Free! Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
Jim Glendinning describes the early parts of his life coming from a small town in Buckinghamshire to become a Tea Planter in India.
15 Weeks by James King
Price: Free! Words: 38,020. Language: British English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Witty, informative, often deliciously ‘tongue-in-cheek’ and full of typically British humour, 15 Weeks is recommended for travellers, would be ex-pats and those who enjoy light reading and a good laugh.
The Ultimate Guide to Doing a Working Holiday in Japan by Boobooski
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
boobooSKI have been helping Working Holiday Makers have the time of their lives in Japan since 2005. This guide has been compiled based on feedback, suggestions, and questions from past staff, to give you a comprehensive overview of everything you need to know about doing a Working Holiday in Japan, and all the wonderful things you can (and should) do while in the country.
A Brief Guide to Hua Hin by Nigel & Dot Brown
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
My wife and I bought a house just south of Hua Hin four years ago and now spend about half the year here. I offer free walking tours of Hua Hin and details can be found at This guide is a collection of help sheets I provide for people who contact me or come along for a tour. The topics covered are finance, food, customs, weather, wildlife, special days, shopping, trips.
25 Things You MUST Know BEFORE Traveling to Thailand by Seven
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
The idea behind this book is a simple one, “What are the 25 things I wish I knew about Thailand before arriving for the first time.” The book may be short, but it answers this question in a useful and practical way without any fluff.
China. My culture shock! An insider´s view by Philippe E.
You set the price! Words: 18,690. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Essay » Sociology
Ever asked yourself after walking in Shanghai if this was the real China ? If this is it? Well, here you go with an Insider´s view from China ! A book written by an expert on the subject. He has felt it deeply and personally, and is still recovering. He wants you to understand why in China some things are done in a certain way, so you avoid falling into traps and don´t do the same mistakes.
Bland Bybor I Västra Rajasthan by Son Lal
Price: Free! Words: 42,110. Language: Swedish. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Självbiografisk berättelse om vänskapsrelationer och kulturkrockar i Indien mellan 1977 och 2008. Min kontakt med byliv och växtodling i enkla genuina miljöer, där man klarar sitt vardagsliv genom strävsamt arbete. Med små marginaler och många att försörja. Vad familjerna gör för att säkra sin framtid. Hur samhällsförändringarna påverkar deras tillvaro. Samtal med byborna om deras livssyn.
Burmese Daze: Myanmar in 28 Photos - Highlights Of Myanmar/Burma From A Tourist's Eye by Elisabeth Sowerbutts
Price: Free! Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Considering a trip to Burma (Myanmar) - or just curious about this exotic and long-closed country? Or maybe you'd like to take a step back in time to a country where ox carts are still a normal form of transport? Be inspired by these highlights of Burma, focussing not on the pretty postcard views but pictures of real people and real life. Each photo is accompanied by short description.
Djupdykningar I Det Indiska Folkhavet by Son Lal
Price: Free! Words: 82,730. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Dagbok från resor på egen hand bland vanligt folk i norra delen av Indien mellan 2008 och 2012. Ett försök att förstå tillvaron för dem, som har mycket små resurser. Genom samtal på deras eget språk.Med fattiga bönder och bybor, med dem som utsätts för kastdiskriminering, och dem som har urusla bostäder i små och stor städer. Från Gujarat i väster till Bihar i öster.
Ten Months in Guangxi by Daniel Andersen
Price: Free! Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by El Chupacabra Independent. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A record and journal of one traveler's adventures, misadventures, life, time, and more. Follow the author through a ten month journey in southeast China.
After the Roman Cemetery by V West
Price: Free! Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(4.67 from 3 reviews)
After the Roman Cemetery is a true story about a very unexpected and tragic event that occurred on what was supposed to be a typical sightseeing day in rural Syria by a typical American girl. Most things we hear about Syria are the political events shared in the media. Here we share a very personal event as written in the author's diary on October 10, 1993.
Absent Friends ~ The Hidden Dangers of Being an Indian Girl by Mark Helyar
Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
Absent Friends places the reality and impact of gender discrimination in the context of daily life in the Himalayan foothills, told through the stories of the girls and women who live there. From the author of Rising from the Dust ~ India's Hidden Voices, it includes references and links to relevant news stories, publications and online material.
A Quick Guide to Teaching English in China by Clark Nielsen
You set the price! Words: 6,820. Language: American English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
This short, 6500 word handbook is designed to give people wanting to go to China to teach English an idea of what to expect. It covers the differences--the pros and cons--of going to work for a public school versus a training school in China. It will help you decide which one appeals to you more and outlines the visa requirements and qualifications you'll need to work there.
Mike's Japan by Mike Dixon
Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mike has many Japanese friends, speaks Japanese (badly) and often visits Japan. He has noticed that the conversation flows more freely after a few glasses of sake. He is then told stories he might not otherwise hear. In this free ebook he recounts some of these stories and gives advice for independent travellers wishing to visit Japan. The book is illustrated with lots of pics.