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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.
Foreigner In My Own Backyard
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,050. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travis Casey returns to his Motherland after two decades in England. Re-estabishling himself as an American is not as easy as he thought, but it is far funnier than anyone imagined.
Infidelity Gun Running & Other Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
An interesting collection of fact and fiction; fourteen short stories drawn from the author’s vast treasure trove of memories gathered during a lifetime in aviation. The subjects are many and varied, and are not all confined to aviation. There are a couple from the Cold War; a gun running incident in North Africa; and several about infidelity, and the like, involving the airline industry.
Sophie, Rice and Fish
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Price: Free! Words: 70,820. 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.
Two Pensioners and a Porsche - The German Alpine Route and Beyond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,170. Language: British English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Two Pensioners and a Porsche is a journal with photographic and video content compiled during a twenty two day car journey accross the Continent of Europe. The purpose of the journey was to explore The German Alpine Route, some 450 kilometres of alpine scenery from Lindau, Lake Constance Bavaria to the infamous Eagles Nest at Berchtesgaden. The journey then continues via.several countries Beyond.
As I Walked Out Through Spain in Search of Laurie Lee
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Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by SilverWood Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One man's search through Spain in the footsteps of writer Laurie Lee.
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.
Cruise Virgins … Bajan Lovers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,530. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Thinking about a cruise, but can't make up your mind? A lot of people are in the same boat, as it were. So Frank Rawlins, the man who brought you 'Holiday Of A Lifetime ... Never Again!' – the story of two sixtysomethings who set out to conquer Peru and Machu Picchu – goes to the Caribbean in search of paradise. Will he and the redoubtable Mrs R find it?
A Primer for Pilgrims
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Series: Soul*Sparks, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,860. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This concise nonfiction eBook sets out key pilgrimage principles learned over the millennia, and also relates true stories of epic and important North American pilgrimages unfolding in our era. A pilgrimage is, of course, a journey, not only outward to a faraway place, but also, inevitably, inward toward spiritual growth, and to help maintain the balance of our land, our planet, our lives.
Wake Up Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Wake Up Time is the, often very graphic and anecdotal, story of a personal journey through remote areas of Australia’s Outback. In addition it offers an analysis of the confronting, sad, scary and puzzling situations of Indigenous Australians in remote communities. It seeks answers to the question why billions of dollars have not solved this humanitarian problem.
A Thailand Diary Volume 1 January - June
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,930. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A virtual look at Thailand and the Thais through the pages of a diary. You will meet, from the comfort of your armchair, real Thais. From bankers to farmers, from rich to poor. From the very young to the very old. Read the exploits of people like Bancha, Banjawan, Dao, Weelai and Sawat. You'll get to know them as if you know them in person An authentic view of the country and its people.
The Little Russian Mission Letters
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 32,440. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
I arrived in Alaska in July 1969, accompanied by my wife Suzie, as a VISTA Volunteer. A few days in Anchorage were followed by several weeks of Yupik Eskimo language training at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This training was offered to those of us who had been assigned to Yupik villages.
The Updated South African Story
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 134,570. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An easy-to-read collection of entertaining commentaries covering every aspect of South Africa, written especially for the foreign visitor, or anyone who just wishes to know more about South Africa without having to purchase a library or enrol in a university.
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.
Oktoberfest München
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 23,260. Language: German. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Das Oktoberfest in München, das auch die »Wiesn« genannt wird, ist das größte Volksfest der Welt. Dieser Ratgeber wird viele Fragen beantworten, die so manch ein Besucher hat. Lehnen Sie sich zurück, lesen sie die Infos, und dann bleibt nur noch, sich auf die Wiesn zu freuen, und die Tage zu zählen, wenn die weltweit größte Party der Welt startet.
My Summer in Havana: Coffee, Tobacco & Capitalism in Rural Cuba 1959-1985
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,830. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
In 1985, I spent two months in Havana researching the last traces of private sector agriculture. Life behind the sugar cane curtain was not what I had imagined. My research produced startling results. The journal I kept and the research I conducted are fused in this book. Was the metal canister I found a listening device? Are canned Vienna sausages a luxury? Read "My Summer in Havana" to find out!
Once Upon a Time in the East
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,920. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Isaan. Northeast Thailand. The furthest reaches of Old Siam. No coastline; no glistening lengths of powdery white sand; no Pad Thai-obsessed tourists; no touts; no taxis; no beggars; no hedonistic nights of extreme debauchery. Nothing. Just a whole lot of jungle. During a visit to Bangkok, I once saw a rack of t-shirts proclaiming that ‘good guys go to heaven and bad guys go to Pattaya’. Nothing f
Vultures Overhead: Over the Hill in Cuba.
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Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 1 review)
It’s time for JO CARROLL to pack her rucksack again, and this time she’s heading west, to Cuba, to search behind the salsa, the crumbling facades and the old cars to try to discover how Cuba makes sense of herself.
A Humorous, Irreverent Guide Through EPCOT 2014
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Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 35,300. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
Traveling to Walt Disney World? Need an overview of Epcot? Need to know how to drink your way Around The World without ending up in the lake? Want to know what's new and improved? Well then, this is your guidebook! Here is a breakdown of all the attractions with honest down-to-earth reviews with a dose of wicked humor. Overviews of all dining options, attractions and drink offerings are included.
Montana Air Views From A Transplant
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,440. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These views from a transplant from civilization, if read by native Montanans, will either bore them to tears or cause hysterical laughter. It’s all normal and routine to them. But to other transplants and foreigners, there may be some small amusement. Montana is a magical and gorgeous place. I think only a foreigner can recognize that with true depth. We have lived so long outside of paradise.