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Lost Angel Walkabout: One Traveler's Tales
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,940. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A spirited collection of travel narratives recounting the haps, mishaps, and serendipitous adventures that give a sense of wonder and delight. All of the stories take you to special places where you share the sensual experience of being there without straining one muscle,getting altitude sickness,or tipping your canoe. This is an eclectic mix of tales filled with chills,spills,giggles and squeaks.
Journey to Guyana
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,090. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The author gives a vivid picture of the country's many-sided life: its multi-racial population and amazingly varied terrain. She describes her everyday domestic life in Guyana. She tells of adventure into the Interior and encounters with different races, analysing the problems which confront them. But behind all this she portrays a diverse people, full of resourcefulness, good humour and charm.
Egypt Unshackled: Using social media to @#:) the System
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,840. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Egypt, treasured 'bucket' list destination for many, saw pro-democracy youth battle for freedom in Tahrir Square. This is their story of revolution where social media and Twitter helped topple a brutal, dictatorial regime in just 18 Days. Journalist Denis G. Campbell, Editor of UK Progressive Magazine, weaves a compelling moment-to-moment narrative.
A Mango for the Teacher: Running the Beach and Running a School in Cancun's Early Days
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.00 from 1 review)
Deborah, a spirited young teacher of English as a Second Language, flees NYC's ’70 fiscal crisis, heading for Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula. Her destination? A small hamlet/construction camp adjoining a spectacular undeveloped beach: Cancún. Hilarious experiences follow harrowing ones as a class for four becomes a school for four hundred. Then come love, adventure and misadventure too.
Thailand Travel Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Have you been to Thailand? Are you planning to go to Thailand? Then Thailand Travel Tales is a great book to get you ready for your first or 15th trip. Thailand Travel Tales is jam packed with solid information that you need to know as well as great stories about Thai culture, Language and humorous stories about learning your way in Thailand.
Malachite: A Journey in Africa
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,250. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
No bribes! With this approach to driving a 30 year old Bedford truck across Africa, a very eventful 7 months unfolds. Malachite is an enthralling account of an overland journey from Cape Town to London, across the length of Africa. Written in a deeply personal style, the book takes the reader not only into the wilds of the central African jungle and the Sahara, but into the wilder group dynamics.
The Lion in the Moon: Two Against the Sahara
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,000. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Dallas socialite meets an adventurer from Santa Fe on a blind date. Strangers with stars in their eyes, they cross the Saharan desert through five countries in a two-month life-threatening journey. Using only a compass as a guide. . .
Don't Drink the Water
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Price: Free! Words: 113,110. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: 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...
The Big Sky, By and By: True Stories, Real People and Strange Times in the Heart of Montana
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,670. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by MissouriBreaksPress. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Here, for the first time, is the collected work of one of Montana's leading journalists, Ed Kemmick. In these timeless pieces spanning Kemmick's award-winning career, he tells a contemporary story of Montana through the eyes of everyday, extraordinary people who define the rugged individuality and big-hearted kindness of the Big Sky State.
Single Abroad: Confessions of a Boyish Man
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A book about my sexual failures since I was a sophomore in high school. I use travel to Mexico, South America and Europe as a way to shed my social awkwardness and anxiety. I also share information on how others can do the same while transcending North American borders.
The Journey Is The Reward: A Year of Teaching and Traveling in Rural Hungary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Live vicariously through Mike Taylor as he recounts his tales of leaving Corporate America for a teaching position in a small town in Hungary. Feel the angst of breaking the golden handcuffs, the excitement of meeting the students and new friends, the joy of traveling about Europe, and the humor of a day-to-day existence in a foreign culture.
An Invitation to Kagura: Hidden Gem of the Traditional Japanese Performing Arts
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,120. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A unique, meticulously researched introduction to the exotic pageantry of kagura (Shinto theater), a performance style with roots predating even noh drama. This concise ebook version covers everything from the history of the kagura to choreography, masks, costumes, and even selected plays. If you think that Japanese theater ends with noh and kabuki...think again!
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.
The best laid plans: journeying around Western Canada
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,140. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
The Best Laid Plans is a valuable guide to Western Canada and an entertaining and humorous piece of travel writing. It gives useful tips but it contains more than that. It is full of interesting people, wildlife encounters, strange eating experiences, sudden plan changes, little-known facts, all written in a humorous and engaging style. Great for travellers or for those who like a good story.
RUSKIE: Beers, Bears & Babushkas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,890. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ruskie: Beers, Bears & Babushkas is a book about Russian Business, Culture and Affairs that captures what is is really like to live and work in Russia. Seen from the eyes of a British entrepreneur, Matthew Francis gives an account of Russia, the likes of which you will not find in the press.
(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
Memoirs of an American Housewife in Japan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An American housewife's husband is offered a position in Japan. Although apprehensive they accept. Living in the countryside, life was a daily challenge and Pauline learns the hard way: wearing the wrong dinner kimono in a Japanese inn,. Driving British style on narrow, winding roads was a particularly harrowing experience. Grocery shopping turns into a guessing game, but Pauline prevails.
The Interpreter’s Journal - Stories from a Thai and Lao Interpreter
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,300. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
You will be surprised how much you can learn about Thailand, Thai culture, Thai history and Thai-Western relationship from this book.
Harmonic Highways
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 115,450. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
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.