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A Baguette a Day: My First Year in Saint Antonin
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 214,680. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
T. D. Lake along with his partner, Linnea, and their golden retriever, Beau, take a leap of faith into the unknown when they move from Arizona to Saint Antonin-Noble-Val, a rural village in southwest France. A Baguette a Day is a must-read for anyone thinking about moving to France. It is loaded with anecdotes that will enlighten every reader about life in France and how the French live it.
When The Wind Blows, Extraordinary Adventures With A Deadly Twist
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,980. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Buying an ex drug-smuggling boat in Grand Cayman is the start of crazy escapades. Maggi & Robin quit work to set sail across the South Pacific to Australia. From the Caribbean and perils of Panama, to exotic South Sea islands and a devastating cyclone in the Coral Sea peaking in a dramatic helicopter rescue from the ocean. Powerfully told, it’s funny, tragic, romantic and gripping.
Dancing Feat: One Man's Mission to Dance Like a Colombian
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,680. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dancing Feat is the story of one Englishman's attempt to deal with his appalling dance ability – by dancing his way round Colombia. Join inveterate dance coward Neil Bennion as he romps through this land of swashbuckling peaks and luscious coastlines, learning new dances as he goes. When he’s not doing everything in his power to avoid them, that is.
Silicon Valley Monk: From Metaphysics to Reality on the Buddhist Path
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Price: Free! Words: 102,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
"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.
The Fox Trails: A Bicycle Adventure Along the Mississippi River
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A true story of a man's quest to live in harmony with nature in modern-day America.
Sicily, A Captive Land
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Part political critique, part travelogue, Sicily, a captive land will evoke compassion for ordinary Sicilians and outrage at the havoc long wreaked in their lives.
Little Snowbirds: A Love Story on Wheels
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,070. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
"Little Snowbirds: A Love Story on Wheels" is the story of a young couple who throw off the shackles of conventional wisdom to experience life on the edge—living like retired Snowbirds. This funny and heartwarming tale takes armchair travelers on a fantastic, 18-month RV road trek around the U.S. as Erin and Patrick search the highways for a new perspective on life.
A Traveller in China
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,360. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
For Greg McEnnally a traveller should be a pilgrim and not just a tourist, and the journey itself is just as important as the destination. With this appreciation of life the writer takes us into China - a place many of us may never visit - and provides us with a developing picture of this strident and yet enigmatic country.
Teaching and Learning in Japan: An English Teacher Abroad
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 233,910. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
If you’ve ever considered going overseas to teach or are curious about what it’s like to live in Japan as an American, this book is for you. I went to Japan, but many of the problems and situations I came across would be the same anywhere. I discuss the stresses of getting trained in a university-level TEFL course, getting over there, learning my way around, and getting through day-to-day life.
On the Surface
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 129,950. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Two young entertainers elude the mob and serendipitously stumble upon a livelihood performing at sea. It was the 1970s, when Captains were kings and pretty dancers made them beg, when passengers read books in deck chairs facing the ocean spray, and when solid ships, unfazed by rough seas, turned disaster into romance.
An African Odyssey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 160,600. Language: British English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Peter Winton sets out alone on a 10,000 mile journey around Africa. He travels the hard way overland, encountering astonishing hardship and poverty, but also some of the most extraordinary natural wonders on the planet. On an odyssey into the unknown, where chance encounter is everything and where contentment and joy are found in the ordinary, the everyday, and the most unexpected of places.
The Alaska Backgrounder, Volume One: Perils and Promise
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,450. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Perils and Promise is a story-based narrative that connects Alaska’s pre-history with present-day, highlighting many of the perils faced by those coming into the country, and the promise that spurred them onward. The book also features in-depth answers to the most frequently asked questions by visitors, lots of facts and figures, where to go and what to see and do.
Scared of Scorpions: My Year of Hell in the Holy Land
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Songwriter Chauncey Roberts is robbed of his movie camera in Syria, beginning a hellish year in which his Palestine, My Heart Concert in Bethlehem is cancelled because of the Gaza Flotilla Tragedy, his TV sitcom nearly comes into being, and he begins Camp Evil in which Jewish settlers attack a scout camp. He overstays his Israeli visa by nine months, escaping at Tel Aviv's airport.
From Castanets to Conscription
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,790. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
It's 1957 and Peter Mardle receives two letters on the same day - one giving details of his call-up for National Service, and the other from his cousin in Spain inviting him to stay with her and her GI husband. What would you do?
Who Stole My India?
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,680. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Amit has a plan, a far from practical one. He’s going to discover what it means to be Indian. How? By hopping onto Kaya, his trusted motorcycle, and heading out on a year-long journey around the country. An epic tale of India and Indians, and a young man’s quest to understand the two, "Who Stole my India?" takes you on a tragicomic journey across the social and political landscape of the country.
Brauner Benz (Erster Teil)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 149,700. Language: German. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
»Markus Besold ist ein Bürgerschreck, Rumtreiber, Abenteurer und Mercedesfahrer. Jahrelang kurvte er mit seinem 200 D der W123-Baureihe um den Globus, die Erlebnisse und Fotos hat er unter 'Reiseberichte' auf seiner Internetseite zusammengefaßt: brauner-benz.de« Oldtimer Markt 10/2008
Double Happiness: One Man's Tale of Love, Loss, and Wonder on the Long Roads of China
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tony Brasunas had never left the United States nor taught a class on anything. The adventure that changed him forever, that broke open his heart and awakened his mind, began in a high school classroom in hot, coastal Guangzhou, China, and culminated on the plateaus of ancient Tibet. A journey across China and through the soul of a young American, Double Happiness is travel writing at its best.
Riding the Dragon's Back: The Great Race to Run the Wild Yangtze
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Desktop Adventure. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The thrilling and true account of the competition to be the first river rafting team down the Yangtze, one of the world's longest and most mythic rivers. When a group of American rafters begins its trip high in the Tibetan Plateau, China's patriotic youth rush to the river to beat the foreigners down their own historic waterway, the "dragon" of the title.
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.
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
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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.