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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.
The Riviera Set: From Queen Victoria to Princess Grace by Lita-Rose Betcherman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,190. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010 by Bev Editions. Categories: 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.
Farther Up the Lake by Wayne Lutz
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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,'
Horse Lover's Guide to Kentucky by Patti Nickell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,020. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010 by Eclipse Press. Categories: 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.
A Season in New South Wales by George Perkins
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 97,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Categories: 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) by Pete Hepworth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,220. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Categories: 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.
The Rucksack Letters by Steve McAllister
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Categories: 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.
Sophie, Rice and Fish by Mark Hill
Price: Free! Words: 70,830. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Stuck in a job he hates, madly smitten with a woman two decades his junior, racing helplessly into middle age and living in a world where vodka and orange juice is considered breakfast food, Mark Hill quits his job and moves to a small town in Southern Portugal. To see photographs of the people and places mentioned in "Sophie, Rice and Fish" visit http://www.sophiericeandfish.weebly.com.
Adventures in Pet-Sitting by Robin Roberts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Categories: 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!
A Good Horse Has No Color: Searching Iceland for the Perfect Horse by Nancy Marie Brown
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,650. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
Odyssey To Opportunity by Roger R. Fernández
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,760. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: 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
Up the Winter Trail by Wayne Lutz
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
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.
Farther Up the Strait by Wayne Lutz
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,590. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Boating 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, with contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia. A follow-up book to the original 'Up the Strait,' which constitutes a set of two books that can be read in either order.
(possibly) The Best (golf) Vacation Ever by James C. Coomer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,760. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
"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
The Complete Insider's Guide to Romania: 2011 by Sam Cel Roman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,300. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Categories: 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.
More Postcards From Across the Pond by Michael Harling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
More Postcards From Across the Pond is a welcome continuation of the adventures of an accidental expat. These wry and witty glimpses into the everyday life of an American, who—through no fault of his own—found himself living on the other side of the Atlantic, are certain to delight and amuse.
Teaching Abroad: an alternative life by David Jenkins
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: 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.
Sacred Welsh Waters by Chris J Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,340. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Paul D. E. Mitchell. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » History of things
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.
Havana Ball by Mark Plimsoll
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 84,110. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2010. Categories: 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.
Turkish Tapestry--A Traveller's Portrait of Turkey by Holly Chase
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,620. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Categories: 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.