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The Wisdom of Strangers
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,660. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dr Patricia Isley chronicles serendipitous meetings with strangers over four years of solo travel stretching from the wilderness of America to the pristine islands of Malaysia. The book is part travelogue, part homage to the people she meets along the way who provide guidance for her transformation from a career in Corporate America to her true life's work. Includes self-help tips for readers.
North Korea: On the Inside, Looking In
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Irish Engineer, Dualta Roughneen, experienced the trials and tribulations of North Korea from 2004 to 2007 as an aid agency worker - keeping notes of his observations and thoughts. In this beautifully written and amusing book, he reveals what life is really like in the 'Hermit Kingdom'.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian's Wall from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway (East to West)
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 3. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from east to west, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
Three Weeks In June
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,720. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In this classic story that takes place on a road trip throughout the United States, Don Lichterman tells of his experiences at an Indian Reservation, the country's largest music festival and a band's final tour. During his journey all around America, Lichterman talks about his relationships gained and lost along the way debating important issues facing the U.S...
An Accidental Jubilee
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 83,720. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
An Accidental Jubilee is an autobiographical account of Alice Warrender’s walk from Canterbury, England to Rome, Italy in the summer of 2011. After the author was subject to intensive brain surgery following an accident on her bicycle in London, the walk took over three months to complete.
Double Happiness: One Man's Tale of Love, Loss, and Wonder on the Long Roads of China
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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 spirit, 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 of a young American, Double Happiness is travel writing at its best.
Borderless Collie
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 96,170. Language: British English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
Borderless Collie is one dog's grown up gap year - a true story of adventures around Europe in a VW camper van. He wasn't driving. Obviously.
Riding the Dragon's Back: The Great Race to Run the Wild Yangtze
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Desktop Adventure. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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.
Flash Floods & Falls: Deaths & Rescues in Zion National Park
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,130. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
This book details a variety of 70+ deaths that have occurred in the past century inside Zion National Park. The book is divided into flash flood deaths, slot canyon (rappelling) deaths, rock climbing deaths, falls from cliffs, and bizarre deaths. The author also includes numerous rescue stories of Bo Beck--Zion's senior Search & Rescue member for over 17 years.
The InterNations Expat Guide to the UK
Series: The InterNations Expat Guide, Book 4. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,240. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
The InterNations Expat Guide series is your window into the world’s most exciting and vibrant expat hotspots! The books offer detailed insights into all aspects relating to the daily lives of expats: be it the administrative steps before departure, the housing and job search, employment opportunities, healthcare etc. – we cover it all.
The Spoon from Minkowitz: A Bittersweet Roots Journey to Ancestral Lands
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 57,760. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Award-winning international travel writer Judith Fein has the burning passion and unquenchable curiosity to dive beneath the surface and push past all obstacles to find the truth. In this case, the truth is the shrouded story about where she came from, what the Old World was like, and what remains of the places so many of our ancestors left behind when they came to America.
An Archaeologist on Holiday
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,050. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014 by Heather Mackay. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Increasing age is no barrier to having adventures. Archaeologist Brenda Sewell and her husband Eric, in their 60s and 70s, hiked and bussed and joined tour groups away from the usual tourist destinations. Along the way they met people who brightened their lives and showed them many facets of their culture. This full-colour edition contains many photos of Brenda and Eric's travels.
Ascents & Descents
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Two Dutch pub buddies decide to team up for a backpacking classic: riding a motorbike through Vietnam, from Ho Chi Minh City to the capital Hanoi. Taking on a country that’s as foreign as it gets for any European, they make their way north through chaotic traffic, bribe the police, get ripped off and find out that being pub buddies is a hell of a lot easier than being travel mates.
Lance's Travels - UK
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 131,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
With a few of beers coursing through his veins and an upcoming 30th birthday on his mind Lance felt the need for one last bout of foolishness, so the next day he quit his job and gave notice on his flat. His plan was to spend the summer months travelling the UK. Four weeks later he departed, armed with little more than an antiquated Ford Mondeo, an unreliable Sat Nav and a genuine 1980s caravan.
A Guide to Post-Industrial Detroit: Unconventional Tours of an Urban Landscape
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Detroit, once the prosperous automobile capital of the world, has experienced serious population loss leading to abandoned buildings and neighborhoods. For the urban explorer, it presents a unique experience. This book, with 200 photos, guides the reader along tours of the ruins and splendors of The Motor City.
Not in a Tuscan Villa
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,650. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Newly retired, looking for more than a vacation, the authors head to the “perfect” Italian city for a year. Within days their dream becomes a nightmare. After residing in two Italian cities, negotiating roads & health care, discovering art, friends, food & customs, the Petralias learn more than they anticipated--about Italy, themselves, what it means to be American, & what’s important in life.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Attache Extraordinaire: Vernon A. Walters and Brazil - Henry Kissinger, President Eisenhower, Humberto de Alencar Castello Branco, Averell Harriman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,150. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Vernon Anthony Walters was a military, diplomatic and intelligence officer and emissary for several American presidents. Throughout a busy professional career, he witnessed and participated in various important events of the twentieth century, including the Second World War, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and the fall of the Berlin Wall, among others.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Imperialism With Chinese Characteristics? Reading and Re-Reading China's 2006 Defense White Paper - Chinese Military Expansion, Maoist Policy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The [Chinese] White Papers provide foreign readers a glimpse into China's general mood concerning its current situation as well as a general portrait of China's policies that are designed to protect and further China's interests.
Spaces & Places 2.0 - JoburgPlaces
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Spaces & Places 2.0 - JoburgPlaces provides insider's knowledge of how to make the most of your time in extraordinary Johannesburg. This guide for visitors and residents provides all the essential info for you to venture out confidently in order to experience the incredible pulse, people and places of the city.