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To Travel Hopelessly by English Teacher X
Series: English Teacher X, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests(5.00 from 1 review)
English Teacher X follows up his debut book with this raw and vivid memoir of his first five years teaching English abroad. In 1995 a young backpacker answered a newspaper ad and inadvertently became English Teacher X, working between 1995 and 2000 in seven different cities in five different countries, encountering exploitative employers, degenerate colleagues, and eager "foreigner groupies."
Seeking Moksha in a Ford Fiesta by Venkataraman Nilakant
Price: Free! Words: 64,230. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern mysticism(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The author goes on an amazing 3,000-mile road trip through the heartland of India seeking spiritual experiences. His wife, his spiritual guide and another couple accompany him in a borrowed Ford Fiesta. They visit ancient cities and temples, get lost in jungles, endure breakdowns and meet interesting people. A must read for anyone interested in India, its mystical roots and the meaning of life.
Poverty and Promise: One Volunteer's Experience of Kenya by Cindi Brown
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,080. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author Cindi Brown sold everything to volunteer in Africa. With only her skills and desire to assist others, Brown hit Kenya hard... and then Kenya hit back. Follow Brown's setbacks and victories while getting an insider's view of Barack Obama's Luo homeland, polygamy, cycling past Cape Buffalo, floating past hippos, Sikh weddings, and Luo burials. Book proceeds train Africa's future leaders.
Around the World on the QE2: The Last of the Great Ocean Liners by George Perkins
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 76,120. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A personal account of the the ship's last world cruise, with many photos. Places visited include the Taj Mahal, Jaipur,Mount Parnassus, Cape Horn, Egypt, Easter Island, Hong Kong,the Great Wall, Dubai, Salalah, Safaga, Valencia, Lisbon, Fort Lauderdale, Barbados, Salvadore da Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Montevideo, Strait of Magellan,Tahiti, Moorea, Pitcairn Island,Tonga, New Zealand,and Australia
Three Hundred Zeroes by Dennis Blanchard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,540. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A promise to his brother haunted him for over forty years. Finally, Blanchard set out on the Appalachian Trail with his brother's Purple Heart Medal to fulfill that promise. He learned that the wilderness and solitude can reconnect one with a Norman Rockwell America that at times seems long lost and forgotten. This humorous story demonstrates that adventure truly begins in the heart.
Farther Up the Main by Wayne Lutz
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Coastal British Columbia from Jervis Inlet to Desolation Sound serves as the backdrop for stories of quadding, hiking, and survival. Tales from remote areas where people are isolated from the bustle of the surrounding world. Stories for the stout of heart and those who crave wilderness adventure. A follow-up book to the original 'Up the Main.'
The Grateful Unrich: Revolution in 50 Countries by Dean Henderson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 182,480. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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.
Life Was A Cabaret: A Tale of Two Fools, A Boat, and a Big-A** Ocean by Becky Coffield
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 58,540. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2009 by Moonlight Mesa Associates. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A rollicking, award-winning travel memoir that details a hilarious six years aboard the sloop, Cabaret, as the author manages to stay afloat for 25,000 miles of fun and adventure from Alaska to the South Pacific. A terrific read for sailors or those who love adventure stories and sea yarns. If you're planning to go to sea, this book is a MUST! Audacious and bold!
Oedipus on a Pale Horse, Journey through Greece in Search of a Personal Mythology by David Sheppard
Price: Free! Words: 214,800. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: 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.
Silicon Valley Monk: From Metaphysics to Reality on the Buddhist Path by J. A. Kempf
Price: Free! Words: 102,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Silicon Valley Monk" is a memoir of one man's attempt to wake up amid the reality distortion field of Silicon Valley - and his own mind.
Chasing Shiva by Dianne Sharma Winter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,640. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"This man is my Guru, he is totally mad and we go a pilgrimage together." Quoting Kipling at a rural constable in order to spare herself a night in the cells, Dianne Sharma-Winter begins a story tellers quest across the spiritual landscape of India.
High Road To Tibet - Travels in China, Tibet, Nepal and India by John Dwyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,830. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Overland adventurer John Dwyer has less than three months to cross China, Tibet, Nepal and India and he has a to-do list: drink snake blood, get smuggled into Tibet, and hike to Mount Everest. Join him on his epic trek from the Great Wall of China to the Taj Mahal and read about Asia's wildest and most fascinating regions.
Mousetrapped: A Year and A Bit in Orlando, Florida by Catherine Ryan Howard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,860. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(4.00 from 1 review)
The only memoir about working in Walt Disney World, Space Shuttle launches, the town that Disney built, religious theme parks, Bruce Willis, humidity-challenged hair and the Ebola virus, MOUSETRAPPED is the hilarious story of what happened when one Irish girl went searching for happiness in the happiest place on earth.
One Flat Coyote on the Center Line: Cruising Canada in a classic Chevy by Karen Goa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,840. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 15, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Travel writer Karen Goa and her boat-builder husband Ken fled their native Saskatchewan’s bone-crackingly cold winters for balmy New Zealand in the 1980s. Twenty years on, the Canadian Kiwis rustle up a classic 1956 Chevy station wagon and set off across Canada on a road trip like no other. An award-winning book for classic car and road trip fans. Print version contains 16 pages of color photos.
Floating Point by Shelley Buck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Imagine running away to sea without giving up your day job! In Floating Point, the author and her family seek to shorten a daunting commute to Silicon Valley by moving to a boat. This travel memoir chronicles an adventure lived beneath the radar of suburban life as the new owners of the Egret learn the ropes and are transformed by their life on the water. Published by ePicaro Press.
Up the Main by Wayne Lutz
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,490. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Off-road riding on quads and motorcycles in the region surrounding Powell River, BC. From Desolation Sound to Jervis Inlet, coastal British Columbia at its best. Canadian stories about the Sunshine Coast, focusing on quad destinations and the people who ride. Off-the-grid lifestyles are explored by the author of the series 'Coastal British Columbia Stories.'
Buccaneers and Bathing Huts... Tales of Pirates, Tourists, Wrecks & Recipes by Nigel Woodhead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,030. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2010 by FishesEye Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A humorous, gastronomic voyage down the European Atlantic coast, in search of the legacy of “day raiders”, in the widest sense of the term, through the ages: Vikings, English monarchs, pirates and corsairs, bohemians, tourists…. Then-and-now sketches of the major pirate ports, and humorous insights into present-day relations between the English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
French Fried: one man's move to France with too many animals and an identity thief by Chris Dolley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,870. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
* 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.
The Great American Walkabout by Edwin Bond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 7 reviews)
The Great American Walkabout is the story of three men who set off on foot for an Epic voyage across the United States; from what inspired them to how they managed to pull together through difficulties and countless challenges. Through exciting and harrowing experiences they crossed snowy mountains, deserted plains, and arid deserts on foot, never sure where their next meal would come from.
Uneasy Rider - Confessions of a Reluctant Traveller by Allie Sommerville
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 56,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
The antidote-to-travel book! A European Odyssey where brakes fail on mountain passes... a witch curses... Germans travel in a Tardis. Ever thought a trip around Europe in a second-hand camper van would be fun? Then this has been written for you. If not, just sit back and enjoy the ups and downs of the ride. Find out how to avoid getting stuck in a Spanish 'white town' and robbed in Rome - twice!