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Don't Drink the Water by Simon Cutting
Price: Free! Words: 113,110. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(4.00 from 2 reviews)
So what the hell was I doing in South East Asia anyway? This was no spiritual journey of self discovery. As a matter of fact, self discovery was one of the things I was trying to avoid. From the constant conversations about cricket that arise from being an Australian in India to mushroom-induced comas in Laos, find out exactly how much fun is too much fun...
Poverty and Promise: One Volunteer's Experience of Kenya by Cindi Brown
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,080. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author Cindi Brown sold everything to volunteer in Africa. With only her skills and desire to assist others, Brown hit Kenya hard... and then Kenya hit back. Follow Brown's setbacks and victories while getting an insider's view of Barack Obama's Luo homeland, polygamy, cycling past Cape Buffalo, floating past hippos, Sikh weddings, and Luo burials. Book proceeds train Africa's future leaders.
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.
Oedipus on a Pale Horse, Journey through Greece in Search of a Personal Mythology by David Sheppard
Price: Free! Words: 214,800. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Anyone traveling to Greece should consider taking this book with them. It contains both archaeological and mythological information on most the major and some of the minor sites throughout Greece and the western coast of Turkey. Painstakingly researched and documented. It's a catalyst for the mixture of all the components of the existential traveling experience.
Floating Point by Shelley Buck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Imagine running away to sea without giving up your day job! In Floating Point, the author and her family seek to shorten a daunting commute to Silicon Valley by moving to a boat. This travel memoir chronicles an adventure lived beneath the radar of suburban life as the new owners of the Egret learn the ropes and are transformed by their life on the water. Published by ePicaro Press.
Buccaneers and Bathing Huts... Tales of Pirates, Tourists, Wrecks & Recipes by Nigel Woodhead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,030. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2010 by FishesEye Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A humorous, gastronomic voyage down the European Atlantic coast, in search of the legacy of “day raiders”, in the widest sense of the term, through the ages: Vikings, English monarchs, pirates and corsairs, bohemians, tourists…. Then-and-now sketches of the major pirate ports, and humorous insights into present-day relations between the English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
Voyagers and Voyeurs - Travels in 19th Century France by Nigel Woodhead
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 257,610. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009 by FishesEye Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written between 1750 & 1918. By some of the most famous English and American authors of the 18th and 19th centuries, plus a host of eccentric parsons, antiquarians and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read!
Vodkaberg: Nine Years in Russia by English Teacher X
Series: English Teacher X, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,490. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In the year 2000, English Teacher X moved to the bankrupt, frozen, desolate country of Russia, seeking a quiet life. Instead, he found himself the center of attention of the gorgeous, sexy, amoral, and abundant female population of the city of Vodkaberg. At first bewildered and uncomfortable with the attention, he soon found himself staying far longer than he had planned, and longer than was wise.
Stealing Fatima's Hand by Carolyn Theriault
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,110. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010 by Vox Humana Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“ …Finally a grand taxi stopped and offered to take us to the train station for the unbelievably low fare of twenty dirham, so unbelievably low, that I was not a little disappointed when the driver didn’t rob us, slit our throats, and dump our bodies into the Strait of Gibraltar… “ Stealing Fatima’s Hand is a collection of narratives presenting an alternative view of Morocco.
Natural Wanders in Australia by Linda Lee Rathbun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A nature-loving travel writer and her photographer/husband run away from their home in Florida to spend a year wandering in Australia. Wander with them as they travel to the more remote areas of the Land Down Under discovering its many natural wonders.
Jewels of French History Books, The Lauragais Story by Hugh Nicklin
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 101,420. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A new history book for France that examines the commercially and strategically important region of the Lauragais, sometimes known as the 'Land of Cockaigne' in reference to a time of Pastel and the flourishing cotton industry that once existed there.
Lance's Travels - UK by Lance Leuven
Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 125,280. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
With a few of beers coursing through his veins and an upcoming 30th birthday on his mind Lance felt the need for one last bout of foolishness, so the next day he quit his job and gave notice on his flat. His plan was to spend the summer months travelling the UK. Four weeks later he departed, armed with little more than an antiquated Ford Mondeo, an unreliable Sat Nav and a genuine 1980s caravan.
Russian Totality: Couchsurfing the Trans-Siberian by Dhugal Fletcher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,560. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ever thought about crossing Russia from coast to coast using the Trans-Siberian railroad? Ever wondered what its like to live with people across Russia? Ever seen a Total Solar Eclipse? This is an exploration of Russia through permanent curiosity and an effusive sense of humour. Finding laughs, loves and learning is only the beginning as we work to uncover what it is to be Russian.
A Traveler's Highway to Heaven: Exploring the History and Culture of Northern Spain on El Camino de Sanitago by William Bonville
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 129,010. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
The perfect travel companion that adds historical and cultural meat to the bones of the hiker’s El Camino experience for those who yearn to course El Camino de Santiago without handling the rigors of walking the 800 kilometer Way.
Travels in the Tibetan World by Michael Buckley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,070. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Travels in the Tibetan World was winner of a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award for Best Travel Book (2003). Extreme travel author Michael Buckley sets off on a decade-long quest to explore the bizarre Tibetan world. Join him for a remarkable journey--encompassing sacred realms and skulduggery, chats with the Dalai Lama, and rough trips over snowbound passes.
Slow Travels-Georgia by Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 158,630. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
U.S. Highways 17, 23, 41, and 27 travel the state from north to south, and U.S. 80 and 84 explore from the Atlantic to the Alabama State Line. Along these highways, historic sites and landmarks are laid out for the leisure driver to enjoy. Entertaining and educational, these guides are for both the individual traveler and the entire family. Maps and GPS Coordinates are provided.
Harmonic Highways by Michael Abraham
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 115,440. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011 by Pocahontas Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
Motorcycling Virginia's Heritage Music Trail, The Crooked Road A rollicking, exuberant journey through the spiritual heart and soul of Appalachia in search of musicians, luthiers, promoters, artists, athletes, coal miners, and playwrights. This journey, told with passion, poignancy, and humor, will delight every adventurer, whether on two wheels, four wheels, or a living room recliner.
Tracks Across Alaska - A Dog Sled Journey by Alastair Scott
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 132,300. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Scotsman dreams of driving a dog sled across Alaska. Arriving there with no experience, he learns the hard way. This is much more than the story of that feat of self-reliance and endurance; it defines the deep bond between man and dog; it is a portrait of the land - beautiful, rich, empty, sometimes murderous - its history and the people who live there. And it has become a classic.
Chronicles of Nightmarch by Duncan Stearn
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 367,800. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This compilation of the columns of Nightmarch covers its beginnings in the Pattaya Mail newspaper in June 2000 and goes all the way through to its conclusion in the Pattaya One newspaper in September 2011. Almost unwittingly it provides an interesting social history of the growth of the nightlife scene in Pattaya in the first decade of the twenty-first century. This volume also includes items tha
The Alaska Backgrounder, Volume One: Perils and Promise by Jim Prevost
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,450. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Perils and Promise is a story-based narrative that connects Alaska’s pre-history with present-day, highlighting many of the perils faced by those coming into the country, and the promise that spurred them onward. The book also features in-depth answers to the most frequently asked questions by visitors, lots of facts and figures, where to go and what to see and do.