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Lands End to John O Groats - Cycling the Google Route
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smashed from his bicycle by an articulated truck Royston Wood found himself unable to complete a long planned for 875 mile cycling event. Battling the demons of failure he devised a plan to ride a similar distance across the UK from Land’s End to John O’Groats. With only a few days to plan the whole trip he delegated the routing to Google Maps. Cycle routing was brand new and in beta testing: what
At Home in the Bushes: Busking, Bikes and the Lure of the Open Road
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Thompson Crowley was a man with a love of adventure. Not for him, a life of humdrum domesticity and routine. So one day, with his guitar and a few essentials strapped into place, he set out from his home patch near Lincoln and hit the road north. His mode of transport? An old bicycle that wasn't long for this world. This is the charming, funny and occasionally poetic story of what happened next.
Journey Thru America - The Complete Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 263,940. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Journey Thru America – The Complete Journey 2 Novels In 1 Publication My Quest For Peace & The Way Home A Travel Novel My seven month 18,000 mile journey begins in Virginia, in the Bible Belt of America in September 2002. I stay in Virginia for a month and travel north to Niagara Falls, Canada and then south in the USA to the Gulf of Mexico, west to California and Big Sur and back to Virginia.
Jamaica - Four Paths to Paradise
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,870. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In order to write about a place, Hugh B. Cave developed the habit of taking all or part of his family there and settling down like a permanent resident. This was certainly his approach to Jamaica and its built-in problems. His historical analysis of the island's geopolitical situation pulls no punches, even though he discusses colonialism, the color question, and much more...
A Bathtub in Our Garden
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Price: $5.17 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An amusing account of the attempted ecological renovation of an ancient French farmhouse in the heart of the countryside.
Sophie, Rice and Fish
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Price: Free! Words: 70,830. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Stuck in a job he hates, madly smitten with a woman two decades his junior, racing helplessly into middle age and living in a world where vodka and orange juice is considered breakfast food, Mark Hill quits his job and moves to a small town in Southern Portugal. To see photographs of the people and places mentioned in "Sophie, Rice and Fish" visit http://www.sophiericeandfish.weebly.com.
Every Day Above A New Horizon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
John Davison sets out to recreate Robert Louis Stevenson’s 1878 journey across the south of France. Meeting kind, generous people (interspersed with the occasional idiot whom even a saint would want to throttle), battling bad weather and equipment failure, never losing his sense of the absurd, John heads through the hills towards journey’s end: the golden city down on the plain.
The Wrong Shade of Yellow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I was middle aged and homeless, soon to be penniless, and really and truly no different from that bag lady sitting on the bench over there. I couldn’t jack it in and go home, because I didn’t have a home to go to anymore. The bicycle and the tent were now home. Wherever I found myself on any given night was now home. And that meant, for tonight, Genoa Piazza Principe Railway Station was home.
Smart Guide Italy: Rome and Florence
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 79,100. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Rome or Florence? Why choose when you can visit both. Smart Guide Italy: Rome and Florence provides everything you need to plan and enjoy a long weekend or an entire week in two of the most fascinating cities in Europe. Smart Guide Features: -Top attractions rated according to importance -Historical and background info -Full-color photos -Maps of neighborhoods -Opening hours -Easy Nav -Tips
Second Time Lucky
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like thousands of others, Derek Paterson was incarcerated in Chile's notorious National Stadium following the coup of 11 September 1973. Politically and economically it was a different country when he returned to live 36 years later. This time he travelled throughout the country, reaffirming his love for the people and the landscape.
First Class At Last
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by Stanhope Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Fed up with the strenuous process of travel: the slow queues, the delays, the crowds and the extreme discomfort of the average economy airline seat? The author in this case, decided it was time to do something about this. He arranged a trip designed to be the antidote to the routine travel misery - and booked a trip travelling only first class.
Блондинка вокруг света или I did it my way
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,880. Language: Russian. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Хочешь сбежать? спроси меня как
Smart Guide Italy: Florence
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 62,920. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Florence contains advice and tips that will help newcomers and veteran travelers get the most from their visit to one of Italy's most famous cities. Along with background information to all of Florence's major monuments readers will discover great places to eat, sleep and enjoy the dolce vita in the Tuscan capital: Duomo, Uffizi Galleries, Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti and more.
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.
Under The Endless Sky. A Thousand Days Of Sea, Adventure, And Freedom: Around The World On A Sailboat.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,720. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A true story that reads like a novel. A man and a woman leave a normal lifestyle of home and office, similar to that of millions of others, and set off to sail around the world. They uncover distant lands, forgotten archipelagos, emotions, fears, and incredible landing places. Large and small adventures, compellingly told in simple language that will captivate right up to the final page.
Weeds in the Garden of Eden
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,830. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Barbara Unković, a proud New Zealand-born writer of Croatian and English descent, travels to the village that was her grandfather's birthplace to begin a new life. There, amidst the timeless beauty of this idyllic Adriatic island, things are not quite as they seem...
Spirits of the Border: The History and Mystery of Tombstone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,960. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Within the confines of Tombstone’s borders are stories of lost treasure, out of luck prospectors, and ever present specters. In this volume of Ken Hudnall’s “Spirits of the Border” series you’ll find out the real story behind the shootout at the OK Corral and track the ghosts that can’t quite give up their earthly ties to that bloody day.
The Gardens Of Jerusalem: A Journey Through The Heart Of Africa
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You set the price! Words: 160,670. 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.
Pracowałam na statku pasażerskim i w Arabskich Liniach Lotniczych (polish)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,890. Language: Polish. Published: May 26, 2014 by EscapeMagazine. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Pracowałam na statku pasażerskim i w Arabskich Liniach Lotniczych to książka, a właściwie zbiór maili pisanych do rodziny i przyjaciół.
Smart Guide Italy: Rome
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Rome 2014 is the most up-to-date and complete guide to the Eternal city. Travelers will find everything they need for an unforgettable visit presented in a convenient and easy-to-use format. Smart Guide includes information on planning a visit, navigating the city, experiencing Italian culture and exploring the beauty of Rome.