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A Teacher on the Yukon - The Rampart Alaska Letters
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In 1969 I fulfilled a childhood dream and moved to Alaska. The Federal government was my travel agent, having accepted my application to become a VISTA Volunteer, an application which I had stamped “Alaska Only! ” With foresight that continues to astonish me, I asked my parents, to keep the letters that I sent home. As a result I have approximately 350 letters covering the years 1969 - 1977.
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.
50 States in 50 Weeks: Easy Rider Revisited
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,140. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Looking for adventure in an aging Baby Boomer kind of way, Kevin B Parsons and his wife Sherri ('Quilter Girl') rode a motorcycle with a pop top tent trailer around the United States, immersing themselves in the country and culture. The book takes you along for the ride and looks at current America.
The Devil Wears Clogs
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,460. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by Satalyte Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
What happens when you plunk down a thirty year-old culturally unaware management consultant in Heidelberg, Germany? I didn’t speak German. I didn’t have any experience working with Europeans. The Twin Towers had just collapsed, and I had no idea whether I would sink or swim. When I met my good-looking Dutch colleague and decided to take my next assignment in the Netherlands, I nearly drowned.
1000 Days Between: From Corporate America To South America
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,130. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
1000 Days Between is the inspirational true story of a man who leaves a promising career to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey through South America. How far will he go? Only time will tell.
Billy No Maps
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014 by Sixth Element Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Will Nett’s scarcely believable and humorous follow up to My Only Boro features his adventures during a chaotic year-long round-the-world excuse for a holiday.
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.
Travels in Turkey
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 76,170. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The author traveled around Turkey, with his turkish partner, and met many people far away from the developing tourist hot-spots. He stayed with Turkish people and their families, explored places where few Europeans have been; unspoiled coastal towns, remote villages in the Olympus mountains, medieval communities near the Black Sea coast and the amazing scenery and geology of Kapadokya.
Renovating Vonnegut
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Renovating Vonnegut tells the story of Lake Maxinkuckee, Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana, and how author Kurt Vonnegut and his family are related to them. It also tells of the renovation of one of the Vonneguts' summer cottages on the east shore of Lake Maxinkuckee.
The Deep Sand of Damaraland
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,910. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Traveling to Namibia, Africa, to work becomes an excursion into the beautiful and the bizarre.
Water and Witchcraft - Three Years in Malawi
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,400. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
A volunteer in Malawi, Africa, discovers mystery, magic, and love.
Lands End to John O Groats - Cycling the Google Route
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Price: $3.99 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.
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.
Your Health Guide for the Indian Subcontinent
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 93,990. Language: British English. Published: July 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
'Your Health Guide for the Indian Subcontinent' is a practical user-friendly book offering tips on prevention of health risks, along with advice on how to tackle common problems; whether at home or travelling within the subcontinent. This book is essential for Local citizens, Domestic tourists, visiting and returning NRI’s, Inbound tourists and Expatriates living in the subcontinent.
Bosnia and Herzegovina in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Military, Religion, Serbs and Croats, Sarajevo, Tuzla, Zenica, Mostar
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,680. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Bahrain in Perspective - Orientation Guide: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Traditions, Manama, Muharraq, Hamad Town, Riffa, Al Khalifa Era, Oil, Sectarian Balance
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,540. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
This unique guide produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Bahrain, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters.
Azerbaijan in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Azeri Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Traditions, Baku, Mingacevir, Naxcivan City
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Azerbaijan.
27 Days a Pilgrim on the Camino de Santiago de Compostela
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Price: $7.76 USD. Words: 75,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Despite quadruple heart bypass surgery, hospitalisation due to a complete mental breakdown after losing his younger son to chronic diabetes, and being plagued by self-doubt at having to walk 25 kilometres per day for an entire month, 64 year-old Australian author Michael Thornton sets out to trek the iconic 800km Camino de Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage across northern Spain.