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The Snowy Mountains of Egypt
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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.
Spaces & Places 2.0 - JoburgPlaces
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Spaces & Places 2.0 - JoburgPlaces provides insider's knowledge of how to make the most of your time in extraordinary Johannesburg. This guide for visitors and residents provides all the essential info for you to venture out confidently in order to experience the incredible pulse, people and places of the city.
The Road To Kakuma
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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..."
Complete Guide to the U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM, AFRICOM) - The Fight Against Terrorism, al-Qaida, Strategic Interests, Contingency Operations, ACOTA, Kony and LRA
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The emerging role of the recently formed U.S. Africa Command is explored in this comprehensive ebook featuring a wide-ranging compilation of official documents.
Supper with the President
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Series: African Memoir, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
West Africa in the 1970s: volatile years immediately following independence brought the author in contact with a number of Presidents, Kings, Emperors, village and tribal chiefs and a succession of extraordinary people. Circumstances contrived to place him at dinner with four heads of state whose rule had immense impact, positive and negative, on their countries and on West Africa.
Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Marrakesch Städtetour
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Series: Städtetour. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 960. Language: German. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Spazieren Sie durch die wichtigsten und ehemalige Kaiserstadt in Marokko, wie die “rote Stadt” bekannt. Marrakesch ist die Hauptstadt der Mitte der südwestlichen Wirtschaftsregion Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, nahe den Ausläufern der schneebedeckten Berge des Atlas-Gebirge.
Kapstadt Städtetour
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Series: Städtetour. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 950. Language: German. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Spazieren Sie durch Kapstadt als die “Mother City” und der südlichsten Stadt in Afrika bekannt. Kapstadt ist die legislative Hauptstadt und liegt in der Nähe des Kaps der Guten Hoffnung.
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.