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Arab culture from an Arab's perspective Diwan Baladna
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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.
A Thailand Diary 1 January - 31 December
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,940. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
One of a series of books on Thailand culture and lifestyle, written in a diary format and introducing real Thai people. Read what the Thais feel about the culture shock that foreigners usually experience during their visits here and be entertained by the surprises that Westerners find in their contact with the Thais. A readable and often humourous book with entries that are fun to browse. . .
Buying and Riding a Motorcycle in South East Asia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by Unleash Your Adventure. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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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.
The Front of Beyond
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
‘The Front of Beyond’ is a collection of travellers’ tales. It describes my wanderings around East Asia and elsewhere. In China I tried to nip across borders in militarised zones. I stuck my nose into parts of Burma where the authorities didn’t want me to go. I delved into parts of Kurdistan. I had a look at the Sahara, being chased by the army. I hitched and bussed across borders in East Africa.
A Personal and Political Journey Through Beirut, April/May, 1977
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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Amidst the Lebanese Civil War in 1977 the author was delivered to an indigenous,bomb-damaged hotel on the Green Line, the dividing line in war-torn Beirut, where he lodged for nearly two weeks. Daily, and nightly, he traversed between West and East Beirut, met with the indomitable inhabitants of that exotic metropolis, and engaged in one incident and revelatory moment after another.
Song of India: Tales of Travel and Transformation
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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.
Travels with my Rant
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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“Travels with my Rant” describes my wanderings around some of the more obscure bits of East Timor, the Indonesian islands of Nusa Tenggara, Sulawesi and Borneo, Central America and parts of India. It is a series of travellers tales about uncomfortable and sometimes slightly worrying journeys, sometimes in places which few other western touros reach.
India Unplugged. What Really Happens When You Are Traveling, Living and Working in India
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
How do you take a bucket shower? Why are your colleagues offended if you don’t bring chocolate to the office? How do you bargain with a dentist? In her new book, Aurelia shares the most eclectic and personal stories from her life in India. Entertaining, witty, and insightful, India unplugged is an irresistible treat for armchair tourists, experienced expats and adventurous backpackers alike.
Jersey Yogi: The Unintentional Enlightenment of an Uptight Man
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,610. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Yoga
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.
Japan's Tipping Point: Crucial Choices in the Post-Fukushima World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
JAPAN'S TIPPING POINT is a small book on a huge topic. In the post-Fukushima era, Japan is the "canary in the coal mine" for the world. Can Japan radically shift its energy policy, become greener, more self-sufficient, and avoid catastrophic impacts on the climate? Mark Pendergrast arrived in Japan exactly two months after the Fukushima meltdown. This book is his eye-opening account.