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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
The Grateful Unrich: Revolution in 50 Countries
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 182,460. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Covering fifty countries on six continents over a twenty-year span- Henderson asks the hard social, political and economic questions while vagabonding his way around the world. Invoking the wit and humor of Twain and the curiosity of Kerouac- Henderson discovers himself, humanity and revolutionary politics through encounters with God’s chosen people - the global poor.
The Devil Wears Clogs
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,460. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by Satalyte Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
What happens when you plunk down a thirty year-old culturally unaware management consultant in Heidelberg, Germany? I didn’t speak German. I didn’t have any experience working with Europeans. The Twin Towers had just collapsed, and I had no idea whether I would sink or swim. When I met my good-looking Dutch colleague and decided to take my next assignment in the Netherlands, I nearly drowned.
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.
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.
Under The Endless Sky. A Thousand Days Of Sea, Adventure, And Freedom: Around The World On A Sailboat.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,720. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A true story that reads like a novel. A man and a woman leave a normal lifestyle of home and office, similar to that of millions of others, and set off to sail around the world. They uncover distant lands, forgotten archipelagos, emotions, fears, and incredible landing places. Large and small adventures, compellingly told in simple language that will captivate right up to the final page.
My Husband Made Me Do It! A Pilgrim With Plastic On The Camino de Santiago
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,680. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Fat, 59, fortified daily by red wine and challenged by my husband, I start a mildly epic adventure. This book is part autobiography, part travel guide, an honest but tongue in cheek record of my Camino. It lists distances, places to stay and to avoid, what to take, degree of difficulty and ultimately proves anybody can do it. I want to inspire you to take the first step on your own adventure.
Weeds in the Garden of Eden
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,830. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Barbara Unković, a proud New Zealand-born writer of Croatian and English descent, travels to the village that was her grandfather's birthplace to begin a new life. There, amidst the timeless beauty of this idyllic Adriatic island, things are not quite as they seem...
Thieves, Liars and Mountaineers: On the 8000 metre peak circus in Pakistan's Karakoram mountains
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: British English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
This is the tale of Mark Horrell's not-so-nearly ascent of Gasherbrum in Pakistan; of how one man's boredom and frustration is conquered by a gutsy combination of exhaustion, cowardice, and sheer mountaineering incompetence. But that's enough about his attempt; there were some talented climbers on the mountain as well, and this story is also about them.
The Wrong Shade of Yellow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I was middle aged and homeless, soon to be penniless, and really and truly no different from that bag lady sitting on the bench over there. I couldn’t jack it in and go home, because I didn’t have a home to go to anymore. The bicycle and the tent were now home. Wherever I found myself on any given night was now home. And that meant, for tonight, Genoa Piazza Principe Railway Station was home.
Bobbing to the Baltic
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of my cruise from Edinburgh to the Russian border aboard my 27ft yacht ‘Zophiel’. In 2012 we left the Forth to cross the North Sea. Though we had intended to go to Denmark, wimpiness and poor navigation took us to Holland instead. I sailed to the Baltic, cruising the islands of Sweden and Finland as far as Russia. I returned, via Estonia and the east of Sweden, to Holland.
Holiday Of A Lifetime ... Never Again!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,220. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A fascinating and funny guide to Peru – marking the centenary of the rediscovery of the Incas’ ‘lost’ city of Machu Picchu. Just 100 years after the American explorer Hiram Bingham III made his startling revelation, two sixtysomething Brits reveal how they followed in his footsteps. Taking a few extras ... aches, pains, the merciless Bicester Bug, and a strange gaggle of fellow tourists.
Delayed Death - Temptation in Florence #1
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Series: Temptation in Florence, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,000. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What do you do when you find your grandfather dead half an hour before your cousin's wedding? You hide him in his bed and tell everyone he didn't feel like coming. Delayed Death is an entertaining mystery set in Florence, Italy. When Carlina finds her grandfather dead on the day of her cousin's wedding, she decides to hide the corpse until after the ceremony.
Dagny Rocks
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Rhea grows up in the hippie days of the 70's aboard a hand-built, ocean-going tugboat. Later she joins Icelander Petur on his big sailing ketch. With an ever-changing crew, Dagny voyages nearly non-stop happily surviving mechanical failures, ripped sails, a keel conversion, irate port captains, multiple mast-removals, and two Newfoundland winters.
French Fried: one man's move to France with too many animals and an identity thief
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,870. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010 by Book View Cafe. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
* NY Times bestseller * Animals behaving badly, other people's misfortunes and a bizarre true crime story. His identity stolen, life savings gone, and getting nowhere with the police, Chris decides to solve the crime himself. But unlike fictional detectives he has an 80 year-old mother-in-law and an excitable puppy who insist they come along if he's going anywhere interesting - like a stakeout.
Msomi and Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,960. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Tales of the African Bush, recounting the incredible highs and devastating lows that occur when running a game-lodge in Africa. In the company of an incredible man, my life at the lodge was an experience second to none.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.