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A Teacher on the Yukon - The Rampart Alaska Letters
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In 1969 I fulfilled a childhood dream and moved to Alaska. The Federal government was my travel agent, having accepted my application to become a VISTA Volunteer, an application which I had stamped “Alaska Only! ” With foresight that continues to astonish me, I asked my parents, to keep the letters that I sent home. As a result I have approximately 350 letters covering the years 1969 - 1977.
501 German Oddities
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Have you ever spent any time in Germany? Have you ever been puzzled by German attitudes, behavior or points of view? Take it from someone who has done both that this puzzlement only gets more puzzling the longer you live here. In the end, you don’t understand the Germans, you experience them. And this funny collection of observations is a relatively safe way for you to partake in that experience.
Die besten Attraktionen in München - Premium Edition
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,020. Language: German. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
München ist eine der schönsten Städte der Welt, und hat dementsprechend viele Attraktionen vorzuweisen. Wir stellen hier viele Attraktionen vor, die man sich persönlich individuell zusammenstellen kann. Das können Museen, Kirchen, Kinos, Theater aber auch Seen, oder schöne Parks, und sportliche Attraktionen sein. Hier werden diese Attraktionen im Einzelnen beschrieben.
157 Attraktionen in München
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: German. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
München ist einer der schönsten Städte der Welt. Eine Stadt mit vielen fantastischen Attraktionen und Sehenswürdigkeiten. Das können Museen, Kirchen, Kinos, Theater aber auch Seen, oder schöne Parks, und sportliche Attraktionen sein. Hier werden diese Attraktionen im Einzelnen beschrieben, wo sie liegen, was der Eintritt kostet, und mit welchen Verkehrsmitteln man dort hinfahren kann.
Letters From Zimbabwe
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: Australian English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Quite different from many stories about Africa where loss of optimism and courage is echoed in laments about the violence, the dirt, the boredom, and the barren land scorched by the fierce sun, Kara takes a refreshing stance towards her new home. She derives her energy from writing letters to her best friend Hannah and from nature and people she encounters on her frequent travels through Zimbabwe.
Alaska Sampler 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 49,640. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Alaska Sampler features pieces of fiction, memoir, biography, and humor from ten of Alaska’s finest authors. Together they reach beyond media stereotypes to lay bare a primal land that can’t be packaged or staged, an Alaska that will linger in your imagination long after you’ve finished reading.
Porto Alegre - The Essential Travel Guide
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,020. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This guide will show you some major tourist spots in Porto Alegre and also little places loved by the locals. More than a hundred entries including bars, restaurants, nightclubs, shops and tours. Special chapters include safety tips, activities for cultural immersion, tips on how to make friends and suggestions for anyone wanting to get involved with local charities.
Renovating Vonnegut
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Renovating Vonnegut tells the story of Lake Maxinkuckee, Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana, and how author Kurt Vonnegut and his family are related to them. It also tells of the renovation of one of the Vonneguts' summer cottages on the east shore of Lake Maxinkuckee.
Lands End to John O Groats - Cycling the Google Route
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smashed from his bicycle by an articulated truck Royston Wood found himself unable to complete a long planned for 875 mile cycling event. Battling the demons of failure he devised a plan to ride a similar distance across the UK from Land’s End to John O’Groats. With only a few days to plan the whole trip he delegated the routing to Google Maps. Cycle routing was brand new and in beta testing: what
A Bathtub in Our Garden
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Price: $5.17 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An amusing account of the attempted ecological renovation of an ancient French farmhouse in the heart of the countryside.
Anchor Wat & Cambodia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,400. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Tips and advice to save you money and make your trip to Angkor Wat & Cambodia go smoother. Note, this book is not a guide to the different temples, but a guide to help you prepare for your visit to the temples and Cambodia, or possibly move to Cambodia. Information for visas, visa renewals, accommodation, temple passes, transport, shopping, and more are given
Infidelity Gun Running & Other Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
An interesting collection of fact and fiction; fourteen short stories drawn from the author’s vast treasure trove of memories gathered during a lifetime in aviation. The subjects are many and varied, and are not all confined to aviation. There are a couple from the Cold War; a gun running incident in North Africa; and several about infidelity, and the like, involving the airline industry.
Sophie, Rice and Fish
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Price: Free! Words: 70,830. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: 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.
Wake Up Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Wake Up Time is the, often very graphic and anecdotal, story of a personal journey through remote areas of Australia’s Outback. In addition it offers an analysis of the confronting, sad, scary and puzzling situations of Indigenous Australians in remote communities. It seeks answers to the question why billions of dollars have not solved this humanitarian problem.
A Thailand Diary Volume 1 January - June
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,930. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A virtual look at Thailand and the Thais through the pages of a diary. You will meet, from the comfort of your armchair, real Thais. From bankers to farmers, from rich to poor. From the very young to the very old. Read the exploits of people like Bancha, Banjawan, Dao, Weelai and Sawat. You'll get to know them as if you know them in person An authentic view of the country and its people.
Oktoberfest München
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 23,260. Language: German. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Das Oktoberfest in München, das auch die »Wiesn« genannt wird, ist das größte Volksfest der Welt. Dieser Ratgeber wird viele Fragen beantworten, die so manch ein Besucher hat. Lehnen Sie sich zurück, lesen sie die Infos, und dann bleibt nur noch, sich auf die Wiesn zu freuen, und die Tage zu zählen, wenn die weltweit größte Party der Welt startet.
Once Upon a Time in the East
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,920. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Isaan. Northeast Thailand. The furthest reaches of Old Siam. No coastline; no glistening lengths of powdery white sand; no Pad Thai-obsessed tourists; no touts; no taxis; no beggars; no hedonistic nights of extreme debauchery. Nothing. Just a whole lot of jungle. During a visit to Bangkok, I once saw a rack of t-shirts proclaiming that ‘good guys go to heaven and bad guys go to Pattaya’. Nothing f
Smart Guide Italy: Rome and Florence
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 79,100. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Rome or Florence? Why choose when you can visit both. Smart Guide Italy: Rome and Florence provides everything you need to plan and enjoy a long weekend or an entire week in two of the most fascinating cities in Europe. Smart Guide Features: -Top attractions rated according to importance -Historical and background info -Full-color photos -Maps of neighborhoods -Opening hours -Easy Nav -Tips
Second Time Lucky
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like thousands of others, Derek Paterson was incarcerated in Chile's notorious National Stadium following the coup of 11 September 1973. Politically and economically it was a different country when he returned to live 36 years later. This time he travelled throughout the country, reaffirming his love for the people and the landscape.
Linder in Brazil
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Price: Free! Words: 46,010. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
What happens when a silly girl goes to Iguazu Falls, the Pantanal and the Amazon.