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Solemates - Lessons on Life, Love & Marriage from the Appalachian Trail
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 144,820. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Winner of the Coveted 2011 National Indie Excellence Book Award! What happens when a middle-aged couple with no previous backpacking experience, decides to test their 14-year marriage and spend six months hiking the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine in one continuous hike? Will their motto of "Quitting is not an option" be a blessing or a curse?
black and (A)broad: traveling beyond the limitations of identity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,140. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Don't be fooled by the title. This book is NOT about race. Rather, it's an inspiring account of how traveling and living abroad have transformed how the author sees herself in today's global world.
Blazing Bicycle Saddles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,820. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the very funny story of six South Africans - mainly writers - who, on a whim, decide to explore "Darkest Europe and bring back to Africa stories about its strange natives". On hired bikes (none had cycled since childhood) they began with a 1 000 kilometre ride down the Danube. Over the years many other regions were explored. The story is told by their not terribly good leader.
Surprising France : A Sister's Gift
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Let sisters,Tammy and Virginia,take you on an exciting holiday to France.This trip,Tammy’s special gift to her sister,takes them on a driving holiday from Paris to rural villages and famous towns and landmarks of France.Climb aboard their Renault where there is a seat in the back reserved just for you,and experience their surprising adventures while you learn about the wonder that is France.
Smart Guide Italy: Rome & Lazio
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 76,980. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World
Smart Guide Italy is the only digital travel guide that covers all of Italy's regions and is written, researched, and investigated by full-time residents. Each title in the series provides insights to the most important monuments and useful information for eating, drinking, sleeping and having a good time in Italy.
The Greek Islands - A Notebook
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,580. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In 1982, the English journalist Richard Clark upped sticks and left the country of his birth to go and work as a teacher in Crete. So began a love affair with the Greek Islands, to which he now returns on a regular basis. The Greek Islands - A Notebook is a series of snapshots of Journeys and Places, Culture and History, and People and Island Life on Crete, Corfu, Rhodes and other islands.
The Beauty and the Beasts: Living in Nairobi
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 86,280. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The book details the abject poverty, sickness and violence experienced when living in Nairobi, one of the most dangerous cities in the world. The book also explains why it is easy to fall in love with the poor but kind and fun-loving people of Kenya and why a Long- term experience of Kenya will always lure you back to one of the most beautiful country’s in the world.
The Tree That Walked
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Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 52,920. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Never quite believing they were actually doing it, two old age pensioners from Ireland go to Peru on a journey of adventure and discovery and wind up staying in a hut in the Amazonian Rainforest six hours away from the nearest village, by canoe.
Don Quixote in China: The Search for Peach Blossom Spring
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,130. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
T’ao Yuan Ming, a 4th century Chinese poet, wrote of a mysterious utopia in the remote mountains of China, where generations of Chinese had isolated themselves from China’s wars and rebellions and knew nothing of the outside world. Sixteen centuries later, after sifting through clues leading him to believe it actually exists, Dean Barrett journeyed into China in search of this utopia.
Houston Dining Index - A Guide for Visitors (and Most Locals, Too)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,940. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Houston Dining Index is a different and more useful type of guide. It is organized as series of over 60 categories designed for the business traveler, newcomer, and those not terribly familiar with the city proper. A few of the categories are: bistros, Italian restaurants, Italian-American restaurants, steakhouses, beer bars, places within a short walk of the MetroRail stops, and much more.
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.