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Kilimanjaro Diaries: Or, How I Spent a Week Dreaming of Toilets, Drinking Crappy Water, and Making Bad Jokes While Having the Time of My Life
By Eva Melusine Thieme
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Follow expat blogger, housewife, and mother of four Eva Melusine Thieme as she climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, accompanied by a group of hilarious South African friends as well as her teenage son. Part guide book, part travel memoir, this story has something for everyone – the seasoned mountain climber, the armchair traveler, and the aspiring Kilimanjaro trekker.
A Is For Africa
By Thomas Ap Dewi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
If you don't know your Aye-Ayes from your Ostriches; Kony from Mobutu; Somali pirates from Zulu warriors,then this is the book for you. A is for Africa the ultimate A to Z guide to the world's most captivating continent. A is for Africa offers all that is the weird, wonderful, and fascinating about the landmass best known for being shaped like the head of a T-Rex
The Light Of Love
By N Kasturi
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,060. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Responding to the yearnings of the people of East Africa for His grace, Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba made a divine visit to that place by leaving Mumbai on 30th June, 1968. Sri. N. Kasturi, who was one of the fortunate few to have basked in His divine sunshine during that visit, has brought out this booklet, 'The Light Of Love'.
Seychellen Reiseführer
By Jason Born
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,490. Language: German. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Die Seychellen mit ihren 115 Inseln, sind ein Paradies auf Erden, wo jede Insel, die anderen Inseln an Schönheit überbieten möchte. Hier in diesem Buch werden nicht nur die Attraktionen von den »Inneren Inseln« (Granit-Inseln), und den »Äußeren Inseln« (Korallen-Inseln) vorgestellt, sondern es wird beschrieben, wo man Tauchen oder Segeln kann.
The Snowy Mountains of Egypt
By Zoltan Matrahazi
Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
The news of snow in Egypt and across the Middle East made headlines in the media in late 2013, and many locals saw snow for the first time in their lives. Unknown to most people, however, there is a place in Egypt that receives snow every year: it's the Sinai High Mountain Region around the town of St. Catherine. This free ebook presents rare photos of snow in Egypt, taken during the last 5 years.
The Road To Kakuma
By William Leader
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The visit of Next Level Generation Performing Arts Company visit to Kenya in September 2007. Supporting children and youth in Kenya through performing arts and humanitarian assistance. The team from Australia was lead by Ps Robyn Kassas.
The Little Baobab: A Toubab in Africa
By Simon Fenton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,240. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A compilation of articles from the popular Little Baobab site. Simon Fenton relocated to Senegal and has been building a guest house against a back drop of floods, snakes and interfering witch doctors.
A Travellers Diary Through Egypt - Terrorism Wasn't In The Sales Brochure
By Joy and Brian Grant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: Australian English. Published: November 5, 2013 by Student Scribbler. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
That long awaited overseas destination that you had dreamed of visiting for many years can present more than you had bargained for. Exotic safaris in locations glamorised in many Hollywood films over the years can suddenly turn what was part of a script writer's drama into a real life threatening experience....
The Knowledgeable Lion: Poems and Prose by the Unfeeling Doctor in Africa
By Melissa Yuan-Innes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,830. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
I yearned to visit Africa. Instead, I finished my medical training, got married, and had kids. Then my teacher friend, Becky, said, “My school is going to South Africa. You could come.” This is a short book of poems, mixed with occasional prose, about my travels in South Africa and Swaziland. As a tourist, instead of as a doctor. As the African proverb says, “Travel teaches how to see."
A History of the East African Coast
By Charles Cornelius
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,650. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This book tells the history of the East African coast from ancient times to today, from the slave markets and clove plantations of Zanzibar, to the stone towns of the Lamu Archipelago, to the fight for control of Mombasa and its great bastion, Fort Jesus. It tells the stories of Zanzibari sultans, Swahili merchants, Portuguese explorers and Christian missionaries in an epic story of 4000 years.
Healing Rhinos and Other Souls: The Extraordinary Fortunes of a Bushveld Vet
By Stephanie Rohrbach
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,550. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Healing Rhinos and other Souls tells the story of a pioneering wildlife vet in the South African bushveld. It is a story of love and life; of nature and adventures; of humour, passion and understanding. It is a story about a man who was simply himself all his life, the story of a life well lived.
Yovo: Experiences of West Africa
By Kiana Frick
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Kiana blogs her experiences living for 6 weeks in Togo (West Africa) and working at an orphanage. Her experiences -- and Africa -- come alive. Her insights are amazing; everyone should read this. She describes beauty, misery, joy, problems, learning and growing, frustrations, and understanding. See kianafrick.com. This book is 25 pages and all royalties will be donated to African orphanages.
Africa - An Essay
By Malobi Sinha
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The ‘flame’ trees that lined the only road from Nairobi city to Jomo Kenyatta airport whizzed by as we drove past. Occasionally, a giraffe or impala stood out in the dusk, silhouetted against the setting sun, and a strange tugging at my heart made me want to stamp my feet and yell out “No!..." A Review "Sinha writes with fluidity, candor, as well as surprising layers of complexity..."
Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa
By Sophie Neville
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.
Around Kenya
By Bizrika Publishing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A fun tourist book covering major Kenyan cities and towns. Written in a style befitting leisure/business travel, the book will tell you where to rest in the evening, where to have a cool drink plus a dance if you like. 15 towns in total including the capital Nairobi, Mombasa and Lamu among other towns, all spread around Kenya.
A Bucket of Warm Water
By Heather Allen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A small village in Central Africa which promised adventure lured us from Canada. Flying medavac flights over uncharted jungle and teaching English to highly motivated teenagers - what could be better? The promise was fulfilled and much much more. But at the end, deep in the jungle, we were saved by the very people we had come to help.
My Mauritius
By Paolo Rossetti
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,450. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“My Mauritius” is a unique travel book narrated through a humorous first-person family experience with snippets of historical fiction and cultural insights from interviews with local personalities. The three strands are woven together to form the narrative, in brief and dynamic chapters that should not only interest the million tourists who visit Mauritius annually, but also the armchair dreamer.
Game Drive
By Marie Moore
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 61,790. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Travel agents Sidney Marsh and Jay Wilson are sent by their agency on a research trip to South Africa. One of the stops on the proposed safari tour package is a luxury game lodge, whose handsome owner sets his sights on Sidney. When one of the other agents is killed by a wild animal, Sidney starts to wonder if human predators are also involved. Book 2 in the Sidney Marsh Murder Mystery series.
The Front of Beyond
By Martin Edge
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.
How To Clean Your Underwear In Africa
By Matthew Hulland
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 30,230. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
When I made the decision to quit my job to see the world I didn't think I'd end up in Dubai airport with no wallet, no phone and no voice with a flight leaving for Nairobi in 3 hrs time...that was just day 1! Welcome to my trip through Africa.