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Before The Shutter: Planning Your Next Travel Photography Adventure
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Written by a full-time nomadic photographer, "Before The Shutter" helps outdoor, travel and landscape photographers get the most out their next photography excursion by walking through the planning stages and all the necessary steps that happen before you take the shot. Highlights include researching locations, creating a shot list, and what to do before and after the shoot.
The True Peruvian Route: An Ascent of Aconcagua, South America's Highest Mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 13. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,820. Language: British English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Mark Horrell was privileged to climb Aconcagua with a wise old Peruvian who had climbed the mountain more times than any other, and who had discovered one of its main routes. It soon became clear that you don't get a record like that unless you are willing to do all you can to defeat every obstacle the mountain throws at you.
To the Top of Central America: Bagging Volcanoes in Guatemala
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 18. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Guatemala has a chain of thirty volcanoes, four of which are active. It's not the sort of place most people think of spending their Christmas holidays, but that's exactly what Mark Horrell did. Accompanied by a disparate group of people, he sets out to climb seven volcanoes in eleven days, including Volcan Tajumulco, the highest mountain in Central America.
The Wrath of the Turquoise Goddess: Battling Blizzards on Cho Oyu, the World's Sixth Highest Mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 11. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 30,560. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In the Autumn of 2010, Mark Horrell set off to Tibet with a dozen other hopeful mountaineers to climb 8201m Cho Oyu, the sixth highest mountain in the world, whose name translates as the Turquoise Goddess in Tibetan. It was an extraordinary season as the mountain was battered by blizzards for weeks and many climbers were caught in avalanches. This is his diary of the expedition.
Elbrus By Any Means: An Unconventional Ascent of Europe's Highest Mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 17. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,630. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mark Horrell boards a cable car at the village of Azau, a ski resort in the Baksan Valley on the southern side of Elbrus, the first of many forms of transport he takes across both summits as he traverses the mountain to its wilder northern side. This is the humorous account of an unusual ascent of Europe's highest mountain, and will appeal to anyone with a total disregard for cheating.
In the Footsteps of Whymper: Climbing Ecuador's Volcanoes
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 10. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey in the highlands of Ecuador following in the footsteps of the Victorian mountaineer Edward Whymper, who is best-known for making the very first ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865. In 1879 he made first ascents of many of Ecuador's highest mountains, and Mark was determined to find out more by climbing some of them himself.
Cocuy Sniffing in Colombia: Walking One of South America's Classic Treks
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 15. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: British English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Mark Horrell sets out to trek and climb in the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy, an area which was previously a stronghold of drug funded guerrillas who would have regarded a climber, especially a foreign one, as easy ransom money. What he finds is a green and pleasant land of mountains, lakes and glaciers which belie Colombia's reputation as a den of terrorism. This is the diary of his journey.
Yakking with the Thunder Dragon: Walking Bhutan's Epic Snowman Trek
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 9. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 28,620. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
More people have climbed Everest than completed the Snowman Trek. Mark Horrell sets out to walk the famous long-distance trail in the magical Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, where economic welfare is measured not in Gross Domestic Product, but a commodity known as Gross National Happiness. Along the way he encounters feisty yaks and dramatic mountain landscapes. This is his travel diary.
The Ascent of Manaslu: Climbing the world's eighth highest mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 14. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 37,780. Language: British English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Mark Horrell sets out to climb Manaslu with regular climbing partners Mark and Ian in Autumn 2011. A more luckless trio of wannabe mountaineers would be hard to find. Between them they had made no fewer than eight attempts to climb an 8000 metre peak without success. Would it be any different this time? This is the story of their expedition.
47 Amazing Things to See and Do in Colombia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
From Neil Bennion, author of Dancing Feat, comes this hilarious new quick guide to Colombia – get the low-down on Colombia in a single sitting.
I'd Rather Eat Pizza Than See Pisa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,710. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Veteran airline employees Sabra, Levida and Monique are returning to Italy to see the Leaning Tower of Pisa. On this trip they plan to see it in a leisurely manner, along with side trips to Venice and Florence. Come with they as they experience a transportation strike, food intolerance, and vertigo while shopping and sightseeing, sharingl Italian sights and historical tidbits along the way.
Off The Map: Fifty-Five Weeks of Adventuring in the Great American Wilderness and Beyond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Off The Map is a collection of fifty-five outdoor adventures that take place along the rougher and more precarious edges of our country's natural splendor. If you enjoy tales of haunted hotels and hot springs, hypothermia and heat exhaustion, as well as snapshots of the most scenic locations this continent has to offer, Off The Map will satisfy your inquisitive and adventurous spirit.
Paradise 3: A Love Story from Harbor Springs to Sausalito
Series: The Great Lakes, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013 by Gemini Press Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
SWEET ROMANCE: This Paradise 3 Romantic Travel Fiction takes place in two beautiful resort areas: Northern Michigan and California. Follow Kate to meet her friend Picasso only to have that romantic encounter interrupted by an Earthquake. As one Goodreads Reviewer said: "G.G.'s romance and passionate prose makes you feels as if you are there."
Sebitically Speaking
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,340. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Sebitically Speaking is an uplifting elixir that courses through the hearts and minds of readers and awakens their consciousness regarding how to improve themselves and their country. The author uses a perfect blend of wit and humour, inducing a mixture of laughter and tears from readers. Sebitically Speaking is an irresistible literary tiger nut that every lover of Ghana must chew.
An Incredible Journey: The Idlewild Expedition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Hillbilly landlubber Ben Gray and his sons launched a 55 hp boat near their ranch in Alberta. 2,000 miles with portages and groundings to the Arctic Ocean. Then west past Alaska to the Bering St and turned back North and East through the ice choked NW Passage to circumnavigate the world in 2005. From hurricanes to pirates to being arrested to meeting lovely people, it was An Incredible Journey.
I Speak of Ghana
Series: Ghanaman Musings, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
I Speak of Ghana is an honest journey of deft oration replete with the sounds, smells, sights, frustrations, triumphs and the mundane – everything that makes the Ghanaian experience finds its way into this book. Nana Awere Damoah performs an insightful examination of the heart of the matter. Narrated with humor, the book is Nana’s eloquence at its best.