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The Riviera Set: From Queen Victoria to Princess Grace
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,200. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Picasso to F. Scott Fitzgerald, Winston Churchill to sex kitten Brigitte Bardot. The glorious strip of Mediterranean beach stretching from Marseilles to Monaco still attracts writers, artists, film stars, and scoundrels. Betcherman's rich account will delight tourists and armchair travelers alike.
Horse Lover's Guide to Kentucky
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,020. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010 by Eclipse Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Horse Lover's Guide to Kentucky takes readers inside the most famous farms of the Bluegrass, visits its historic racetracks, and provides information on a host of equine-related and non-equine attractions. The guide also recommends unique places to stay, dine, and shop.
Oedipus on a Pale Horse, Journey through Greece in Search of a Personal Mythology
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Price: Free! Words: 214,800. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: 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.
A Season in New South Wales
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 97,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Australia's wonderful beaches,spectacular back country, bush fires and wild life, panning for gold and sapphires, Sydney, the University of Newcastle, Australian literature, Peter Carey, Thomas Keneally, wombats, emus, koalas, kangaroos, Ned Kelly, Byron Bay, Hunter Valley Wineries, convict history: these are a few of the topics covered.
Possums and Punctures (Improper Cycling In New Zealand)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,220. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
What would you do if you realised that you had finally become too fat to wear your dad’s pants? Pete Hepworth got his bike out and hit the trails of New Zealand, promptly suffering the indignity of being overtaken by some Danish pensioners. Along the way he met the cast of the Lord of the Rings movie in a seedy tattoo parlour in Wellington and many small marsupials with poor road sense.
Farther Up the Lake
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Coastal British Columbia from Jervis Inlet to Desolation Sound serves as the backdrop for stories of boating, hiking, and survival. Tales from remote areas of Canada where people are isolated from the bustle of the surrounding world. Stories for the stout of heart and those who crave wilderness adventure. A follow-up book to the original 'Up the Lake,'
The Rucksack Letters
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In 2001, Steve McAllister decided to leave behind the life that he knew and follow the footsteps of Kerouac down the road less traveled. Filled with colorful characters, blazing humor, and somber soul-searching through the vivid tapestry of America’s underbelly, "The Rucksack Letters" is a pivotal first step at a time when the world is seeking a new path.
Adventures in Pet-Sitting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Follow along on this wild ride through Mexico as the author pet-sits for four different homeowners in four small villages over five months. From the cool, misty mountains of Central Mexico to the hot, humid beaches of the Mexican Riviera, get an inside look at the truth about cats and dogs, and the day-to-day fun and fuss of caring for them. Plus, find out how to be a pet-sitter yourself!
Odyssey To Opportunity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,760. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
Roger's Odyssey reflects his personal striving to share in the opportunities present for all in America, but which for many, prove unattainable. This autobiography represents his commitment to the ideals which have given shape and meaning to his life. This is what makes Odyssey a story worth reading—and remembering. Alfredo Miguel de Pablo, Colegio Hispánico Miguel de Unamuno, Salamanca, Spain
(possibly) The Best (golf) Vacation Ever
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,760. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Jim Coomer’s book should be read by everyone who is planning a golfing holiday to Scotland or anyone who has ever wondered what a golfing holiday to Scotland would be like. His descriptive writing about Scotland’s Scots, and Scotland's golf courses, known and unknown, is both delightful and instructive. — Donald Ford, author of the Carnoustie Sto
A Local’s Guide to Visiting and Living in Montreal
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 108,190. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011 by Aberdeen Bay. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An affordable city with ever changing festivals and activities, visitors and natives alike will enjoy this complete guide to Montreal. Written by two native Montrealers, this book guides travelers to the most popular places, as well as hidden gems that few locals know. Inside you will find details on Montreal's best cultural and historic sights, useful information how to get around and much more.
Up the Strait
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Boating, hiking, and survival off the grid in coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Destinations on the Strait of Georgia that can be reached by boat, bicylcle, and all-terrain vehicle. Sea kayaking in the Gulf Islands. Contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia.
Up the Winter Trail
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Winter in coastal British Columbia is supernatural. Off-road riding on quad and motorcycle, with emphasis on the people and local geography. Hiking and survival off the grid in coastal BC, where mountains drop into the sea and individuals possess self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Winter hiking adventures in the Powell River area, including numerous photos and maps.
A Good Horse Has No Color: Searching Iceland for the Perfect Horse
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,650. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
After several visits to study the medieval sagas, Nancy Marie Brown returns to Iceland to search for the perfect horse. She arrives shaken by tragedy, but finds inspiration in the volcanic landscape, alive with stories. Riding a variety of horses, and meeting horsemen as independent and stubborn as their mounts, she opens herself up to this strange and wonderful world.
The Complete Insider's Guide to Romania: 2011
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,300. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
An in-depth look at visiting, living in and experiencing all the timeless wonders that Romania has to offer, written by someone who has lived here for years and speaks and understands the local culture.
Turkish Tapestry--A Traveller's Portrait of Turkey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,620. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Portrait of a contemporary Middle Eastern society--Muslim but not Arab or Persian. Extensive material on food, folk art,bazaars, and markets, ancient ruins,quirky personalities, ethnic groups, flora, fauna, and language will engage both old hands and first-time visitors.
Havana Ball
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 84,110. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
People with money among people with none! The bilingual Yankee escapes Cuban chaperones to deliver a literate view of Cuba. Meet gays, actors, whores, marijuana addicts, young adults, grandparents renting bedrooms, etc. Witnesses the rebirth of Havana's 'Carnaval' after a lapse of six years, and get to know a middle-aged American named Richard, who seeks a wife in Cuban dancer Wendy.
Sacred Welsh Waters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,340. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Paul D. E. Mitchell. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Chris Thomas has written a definitive guide to the sacred wells and springs of Wales. Once sites of pagan ritual, many were appropriated by early Christian saints who continued to promote their magical healing properties. More than just a must-see list, the author has researched the local history of the well and their sometimes less than saintly patrons. Includes a guide to Welsh pronunciation.
Teaching Abroad: an alternative life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.00 from 1 review)
Teaching Abroad combines travelogue, cultural description and teaching tips into a memoir giving a first hand account of what it's like to teach and earn a living overseas. The journey takes us from Central Europe to Oman, from Micronesia to East Asia. As creative nonfiction, it reminds us that success is not a destination; it is a journey.
Stealing Fatima's Hand
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,110. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010 by Vox Humana Books. Category: 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.