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A Photographer's Guide to Becán
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Part of a series of eBooks on photography at Maya ruins, "A Photographer's Guide to Becán" goes far beyond the usual tour books. It's a comprehensive guide to the ruins, with an eye toward making the photographs you make there the very best they can be.
Happier Than A Billionaire: Quitting My Job, Moving to Costa Rica, & Living the Zero Hour Work Week
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Series: Happier Than A Billionaire, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,510. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Two Plane Tickets, No Plan, One Dream. Have you ever rolled over, hit the snooze button, and wanted to blow off work—forever? Happier Than a Billionaire, is a lighthearted narrative for anyone who has ever dreamed of getting out of the office and starting over. Whether you are looking to retire or just visit, this narrative will keep you laughing all the way to the ticket counter.
Discovering Pompeii
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by Decoded Science. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Maps
Pompeii is a must-see sight for many of Campania’s tourists. Its tragic and dramatic end, coupled with the chance to explore the houses, temples, bathhouses and brothels of an ancient city, is for many too strong a lure to resist. This tour, Discovering Pompeii, gives a general feel of day to day life in the town by taking you along one of its busiest main streets, the Via Dell Abbondanza.
A Photographer's Guide to the Puuc Route
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Part of a series of eBooks on photography at Maya ruins, "A Photographer's Guide to the Puuc Route" goes far beyond the usual tour books. It's a comprehensive guide to Kabah, Sayil, Xlapak, and Labná -- with an eye toward making the photographs you take there the very best they can be.
Journeys in the Hinterlands of Afghanistan
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,480. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Journeys in the Hinterlands of Afghanistan is a narrative of our trips into the mountains and plains of the country in search of its elusive wildlife. It is a testament of our encounters with the people of the land, their culture, folklore and how they cope with the rigors of life. It is an account of a time of peace and tranquility describing the beauty of its natural wonders.
Before The Shutter: Planning Your Next Travel Photography Adventure
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
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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.
Pyramids and the Promised Land
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,700. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
"Pam, I just bought our plane tickets, we're going to Egypt!" My dream to backpack into three countries with my daughter was coming true. It was no longer a pipe dream. I was excited, and scared.
Song of India: Tales of Travel and Transformation
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
After several harrowing years of losses, author Mariellen Ward set out to recover from grief, understand the essence of yoga and rediscover the joy of living by traveling, studying yoga and volunteering in India.
The Number 11 Bus Tour of London
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: British English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The 11 bus route is similar to the sightseeing tours. For the price of a Travelcard you can take this tour at your leisure using your smart phone or by printing the book. Included are: things to see en-route, walks and bus excursions to other London sights using the number 11 as a base and also advice about pubs and restaurants
Borrowed Expressions
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The English language owes much of its richness to the countless expressions borrowed from other tongues, and Japan has made some notable contributions to the lexicon. Very few native speakers of English are aware, however, of the etymology of some of the Japanese words they use. How many people would have realised, for example, that “karaoke” is partly a corruption of English?
Riding America: Boston to Berkeley on a BMW Motorcycle
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,350. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Riding America is a day by day account of my motorcycle pilgrimage from Boston to Berkeley in the summer of 2003. Undertaken while on sabbatical leave from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Riding America recounts my experiences and impressions of the state of Union and the people and places encountered along the way. Generously illustrated with over 70 of my color photographs.
The Enchantment of New Mexico The Beauty of Santa Fe
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 620. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book is dedicated to the beauty of Santa Fe New Mexico, the land of enchantment . Many of the photographs show the many cultures, the wildlife, sunsets, lightning storms and the Plaza which is famous for tourists and locals to hang out and listen to music and dance.
Dining Out
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Move over, Paris! An introduction to Tokyo, the official gourmet capital of the world, ranging from the Michelin Diet of my imagination to the real-life American supermodel peanut butter diet and everything in between. Includes some practical advice for tourists visiting Japan and Taiwan on a budget and some irreverent comments about Japanese “obatarian” (battleaxes) and Starbucks.
Sailing Misadventures of the Wild Hair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is a compendium of four sailing stories that document the intrepid misadventures of the Wild Hair in and around the Florida Keys and the Bahamas. The MacGregor twenty five foot sailboat provides a vehicle for the Giles to "enjoy" sailing and all the challenges that go with it. Whether you are a sailor or not, you will get a laugh out of the short stories.
Not So Fast: Meandering Through Angels Camp, California
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Meandering Through Angels Camp explores the mining and literary history of one of California's best preserved Gold Rush towns. (4800 words) The Not So Fast travel essays explore fascinating places for readers who enjoy slow and easy travels — who like photographing landscapes, wandering gentle trails, strolling through libraries or along ocean beaches, who like to check out historic buildings.
Ilha Formosa
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Japan has been my home for such a long time now that it has become second nature, but sometimes I just want to escape the harsh, mundane realities of my everyday life by running away to somewhere safe but exotic, where I cannot speak the language and every moment of the day brings some new discovery. For me, that place has become the “beautiful island” of Taiwan, and the attractions are many.
A Bark In The Park-50 Great Beaches To Take Your Dog
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Every year an estimated 29 million people travel with their dogs. But what happens when you actually want to leave the hotel room with your dog? This book is not about traveling with your dog to tiny, fenced-in dog parks or disappearing into the wilderness; it is about places you want to see, and taking your dog to share your fun. Here we explore the 50 best beaches to take your dog.
A Photographer's Guide to Chicanná
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Part of a series of eBooks on photography at Maya ruins, "A Photographer's Guide to Chicanná" goes far beyond the usual tour books. It's a comprehensive guide to the ruins, with an eye toward making the photographs you make there the very best they can be.
How I Came to Be Here
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Take an ordinary Australian boy, add some breakfast cereal, send him to school, and see what happens… Was it fate that led me to become a permanent resident of Japan, or am I simply another example of permissive parenting gone wrong? One man’s story of how he became a pioneering, expatriate law professor in Japan despite having no family connections to this country.
Train Tripping Eastern Australia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,490. Language: Australian English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Travelling Australia's east coast on a three day, 1,850 km self-guided railway adventure Down Under. A humorous travelling companion for one of Australia's most overlooked train journeys.