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Tempting the Throne Room
By John Quillen
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
2013 was the deadliest season ever seen in the Karakoram. When John Quillen found his climbing partner lying face down with a shattered leg in the snow high on the flanks of Broad Peak, the drama had just begun. See what transpired through first hand accounts of the deaths of three team members on this ill fated expedition to the Throne Room of the Mountain Gods.
Arab culture from an Arab's perspective Diwan Baladna
By Ahmad Azaban
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A light and humorous--yet informative--look at Arab culture through an Arab's eyes.
Scared of Scorpions: My Year of Hell in the Holy Land
By Chauncey Roberts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Songwriter Chauncey Roberts is robbed of his movie camera in Syria, beginning a hellish year in which his Palestine, My Heart Concert in Bethlehem is cancelled because of the Gaza Flotilla Tragedy, his TV sitcom nearly comes into being, and he begins Camp Evil in which Jewish settlers attack a scout camp. He overstays his Israeli visa by nine months, escaping at Tel Aviv's airport.
Song of India: Tales of Travel and Transformation
By Mariellen Ward
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
After several harrowing years of losses, author Mariellen Ward set out to recover from grief, understand the essence of yoga and rediscover the joy of living by traveling, studying yoga and volunteering in India.
Trekking In The Annapurna Area Along The New NATT-Trails Which Avoid The Road
By Andrees de Ruiter
Price: $8.05 USD. Words: 53,620. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This Trekking Guidebook for the Annapurna area describes the NATT- trekking trails (= Natural Annapurna Trekking trail) which avoid the newly open roads. It includes Annapurna round / circuit, Tilicho lake, Annapurna Panorama trek & Poon Hill, Annapurna Basecamp trek ABC and the new Khopra Danda and Mardi Himal trek. This book will help you to find beautiful trekking trails beside the road.
Money Number One
By Neil Hutchison
Series: Fool in Paradise. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,550. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Enter Pattaya with your eyes wide open, not like a lamb to the slaughter. The original guide to Pattaya by Neil Hutchison, author of A Fool in Paradise.
Chinese Conversation in Everyday Life 2 -- Sentences Phrases Words
By Hongyang(Canada)/ 红洋(加拿大)
Series: Chinese Conversation in Everyday Life -- Sentences Phrases Words, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
Have you ever been in a situation where you feel frustrated because you are unable to express yourself in Chinese? This 102 pages book covers 6 daily conversation situations: Eating, Interview, Phone Call, Inviting, Shopping and Vacation with a total of 400 sentences, 250 phrases and words.
Escape to Thailand
By Matt Owens Rees
Series: New Perspectives of Thailand, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,240. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Escape to Thailand is an account of an English expat’s move to Thailand and his early days here. With many glimpses into the lives of ordinary Thais, the biography becomes a “fly on the wall” experience for the reader. Seeing what the average tourist or visitor rarely sees.
China's Ancient Tea Horse Road
By Cognoscenti Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The antique Silk Road that connected the Chinese and Mediterranean Worlds for more than a millennium, facilitating the exchange of both goods and cultures, is widely known and celebrated. Less familiar is its more southerly equivalent, the ‘Ancient Tea-Horse Road’ that once linked the lush gardens of southwest China with the frigid wastelands of Tibet and the torrid plains of northern India.
Buying and Riding a Motorcycle in South East Asia
By Sherrie McCarthy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by Unleash Your Adventure. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
When it comes to riding Southeast Asia the big question is not "should I buy or should I rent" but rather "where do I even start?" The authors were confronted with just this question as they attempted to plan a motorcycle trip throughout Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia & Laos. Every answer they found was different. So they decided to write this handbook as a guide for other new riders in the region.
A Daoist Journey into China: journal of a voyage into the interior
By Joel Schwartz
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 85,630. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.00 from 1 review)
A study of the Chinese concept of the dao ('the Way'), this unusual book is set against a 10,000-mile unescorted trip through the China of the 1980s, tinkling bicycles everywhere--no cars, no high rises and a typical income of $20 a month--were the norms. On a meditational journey that took him to temples and monasteries, Schwartz seeks to describe the experience of meditation from the 'inside.'