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The Great American Walkabout
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Price: Free! Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(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.
Snakeskins and Signposts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,460. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Loaded down with dehydrated rice and beans and her hunger for freedom, Sher pedals 2,000 miles from Bellingham, WA, through the Cascade Mountains to southern OR and back. Strangers are friends, the smell of a forest ravages the senses, every caw from a crow is a sign, and home will never be the same again. Told with humor and candor, this tale keeps readers perched on handlebars leaning forward.
Nude Nuns and Other Peculiar People
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
It has been my good fortune to know and associate with a goodly number of goofballs. Enjoy a few laugh out loud moments by following the adventures of an ordinary man's encounters with some very unordinary people. The scene changes from New Orleans to Harvard to Ft. Polk to China and throughout America's heartland, but the theme remains constant, the pervasive ubiquity of peculiar people.
Best of Blog in France
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Price: Free! Words: 58,940. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Five years ago in 2006 we left our large, brand new house in Co. Cork, which we’d built ourselves, for a two-hundred-year-old hovel in Creuse, France. Why, oh why? We wanted to change our lives and we've certainly done that. I began my blog detailing our experiences in 2009 and it's become very popular. Here's a selection of entries from its first two years arranged January to December.
Walking for Peace, An Inner Journey by Mony Dojeiji and Alberto Agraso
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,260. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Mony, a Canadian woman, begins a 5000-kilometer walk for peace, never imagining that, 13 months and 13 countries later, the walk only ever had one true destination: her inner self. Destiny weaves the tapestry of events to help her realize her dream, including Alberto, the Spanish mystic who would share her journey. This is their international award-winning true story.
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.
The Turncoat Chronicles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,070. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Turncoat Chronicles is the non-fiction story of a young man, born and raised in the U.S.A., who went looking for a better place to live--and found it in Spain. The narration weaves its way between the human-centered Spanish "estilo de vida" and the American way of life he left behind. It includes a critical look at what the United States has become over the past four decades.
Elly's Odyssey: Reflections on Canada
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This nonfiction book views Canada from a personal perspective, similar to John Steinbeck's view of America in his 1960 book Travels with Charlie. The author travels across Canada in a trailer with his wife and pets, including their French Poodle, Elly, in order to gain a better understanding of his country. A must-read for those wanting to learn more about this unique and wondrous country.
Three Hundred Zeroes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,540. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: 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.
Ocean Boulevard - An epic journey all the way... from a boy to a man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,180. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Interesting, raucous and very, very funny." TalkSport "A seriously funny man with a great gift for story-telling. One of the funniest books I have ever read." City Talk "Baboulene is like a Bryson who has really played the field. Truly adventurous, truly hilarious and funny enough to burst your stitches!" Borders Books "Interesting, raucous and very, very funny." Maxim
Chasing Shiva
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,640. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: 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.
Adventures in Pet-Sitting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Follow along on this wild ride through Mexico as the author pet-sits for four different homeowners in four small villages over five months. From the cool, misty mountains of Central Mexico to the hot, humid beaches of the Mexican Riviera, get an inside look at the truth about cats and dogs, and the day-to-day fun and fuss of caring for them. Plus, find out how to be a pet-sitter yourself!
Wo bitte geht's hier um die Welt?
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,550. Language: German. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Reisen wohin und so lange man möchte? Sich aussuchen, in welchem Land man wohnt und arbeitet? Als junge Frau frei und ungebunden sein und viel erleben, auch ohne dickes Bankkonto - geht das? Ja. Die charmante deutsche Abenteurerin Nina machts vor. Seit sie 22 ist, folgt sie ihrer Reiseleidenschaft und ist seit nun mehr als 8 Jahren als Fremdsprachenlehrerin rund um den Globus unterwegs.
Kitten Heels in Kathmandu, Adventures of a Female Vagabond
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mary, newly minted as a lone warrior after raising her son, sells everything she owns, breaks free of the USA and takes us on a water slide ride photographing the Dalai Lama in India to riding elephants bareback in Nepal. Across 27 countries by train, boat, bus, motorbike, and rickshaw she discovers that courage takes practice and wanderlust costs less than it does to stay home working.
Deep in the Heart of France: A Guide to the Loire Valley's Contemporary Caves
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,720. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
France's Loire Valley is honeycombed with thousands of caves, a number of which are open to the public. This is your guide to nearly 200 cave lodgings, cave restaurants, cave art galleries, cave museums and many other "troglodyte" attractions. Also includes 22 walks in cave country.
Finding Mount Guyot
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,660. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A fast-paced, laugh-out-loud backpacking story about a whiskey-drinking, blue-collar kid from the flatlands of Cleveland, Ohio who gets it into his head that he wants to be a mountain man. Starting in 1977, this book follows Johnny Rez and a quirky cast of companions through fourteen rollicking adventures in the Great Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Laughs, action, and romance.
Bagged in Korea
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,130. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
One busted nose, two black eyes, one torn up bed, bruised pectorals, blood pooled on the floor, a crumpled in front door. I’m only five months into my contract here. If I leave now, my boss is not just going to charge me for the plane ticket that got me here and refuse to pay my flight home. Yet I love this country. What is it about Korea that does it for me?
Phu Pee Massage - Real Stories for my Friend
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,230. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Prepare to laugh, and maybe shed a tear, reading Phu Pee! Coen-Fernandez has combined her love of storytelling and massage into an entertaining and lighthearted collection. Through excerpts of letters and emails, she turns the loss of a friend into an uplifting, hopeful read. Inspired by stories of people behind the massages, it would be impossible not to experience your next massage differently.
The Red Rucksack
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Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 93,840. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
How a burnt-out pharmacist escaped his stagnant life to search for joy.
The Russian Factor: Two Women, One Planet, Incredible Odds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,560. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After years of silence, the story can finally be told! Anna Keitel's protected status and ability to travel has - at last - been established. Both women are now relatively safe from Russia and their pursuers. It makes telling this particular story possible. Writing as Jess Ducat, Morgan Stone brings you the story of their year-long, 26,000 km, struggle for survival.