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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.
Keeping On Keeping On---25---Saigon, Hue, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam; Dubai, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France II
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Price: Free! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This e-book is one in a series of 25 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures, independently or as part of a tour group, during the period 2006-2013. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes, and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the Middle East and Africa
Google for Zoomers - Make Google Your Concierge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,180. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Vacationing and traveling can be stressful; the planning, long flights or drives, and then the unwelcome surprises once you’re there. You’ve likely been through some of these yourself. This book is for Zoomers, the young baby boomers, since they’re regular travelers. However it needs to be on your bookshelf if you want a low stress vacation. Google is re-purposed to be your concierge.
Miss Teacher International
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Price: Free! Words: 18,490. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Take a journey on the single woman's guide to her first teaching contract overseas. If within these pages you are hoping to find a traditional guide book filled with lists of things to pack and places to see, I strongly recommend that you keep searching. Miss Teacher International is much more than just Eiffel Towers and items in your suitcase. It is going to be an actual experience.
Liner Cruising
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,420. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel Games
The writer of two previous books, neither having any connection with cruising, this is my first entry into the expensive, overly hyped and glitzy world being promoted by the major cruise lines. The book evolved following my first cruise in 2012, on board a large freighter, CMA-CGM line’s Columba, during which I kept a detailed day-to-day diary of events experienced on the cruise
Planning a Trip To Florida?
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book was written based on our experience garnered from a one month vacation in Florida. It will help others planning such a trip and outlines the cost of flying versus driving. It also contains other beneficial sections i.e. condominium rental, currency, time to travel etc.
Keeping On Keeping On---24---Saigon, Hue, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam; Dubai, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France I
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Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This e-book is one in a series of 25 e-books recounting the author's travel adventures, independently or as part of a tour group, during the 2006-2013 and again in 2014. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa
Rivers of High Norfolk
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Price: $5.60 USD. Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
From a blacksmith who built a water-powered sawmill to one who made watches; from Margaret Paston, the medieval matriarch to Mary Hardy, the Georgian diarist; from Horatio Walpole to the sailor named after him, Nelson, and from a lost Roman town to vanished villages, some extraordinary people and places have graced the banks of north Norfolk’s clear rivers. This book introduces them.
The Independent Guide to Universal Orlando (Florida) 2015
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
The Ultimate Universal Orlando Resource Written by experts, this is the ONLY up to date guidebook and ULTIMATE resource to Universal Orlando's theme parks, hotels and beyond. It is an obsessively updated and concise guide cutting out all the marketing speak and telling you how to maximize your vacation. This 2015 edition of the guide includes 30% more content than the 2014 edition!
Spanking the Children of Paradise and Other Travel Tales of Cosmic Despair
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,530. Language: American English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Enjoy this collection of comic travel stories by the cosmically despairing Bad Mike who wanders aimlessly throughout Asia. Some stories are populated by elfin menaces—dirty, little girls that throw rocks at solitary travelers—on remote tropical islands. There is even an epic battle between truncheon wielding police and flower children, hippies, if you must. Even the hula hoop girls get spanked.
A Year in Vietnam: 1964, Memoir of a Unique Experience
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,450. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
ALONE IN A COUNTRY AT WAR. As the young wife of a USAF pilot, the writer is not authorized to accompany her husband when he receives orders for Vietnam. She decides to go anyway, on her own, and ends up in the country before her husband. Join her, as she arrives alone, the day after a coup, and in the middle of a cholera epidemic. Accompany her through her fears, challenges, and joys.
Confessions of a Cruise Lecturer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
“Confessions of a Cruise Lecturer” is based on my experiences. You will learn many things from this book, including what cruise lines are looking for, how to work with a booking agency, how to lecture in a cruise ship environment, what the cruise lines expect from you, and how to manage your cruise lecturing career.
Reisgids voor de Droomwereld: een bestemming zonder veiligheidsgordels en reisdocumenten
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Price: Free! Words: 20,390. Language: Dutch. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Het lijkt vreemd dat er zo weinig, voor zover we weten zelfs geen, reisgidsen over de Droomwereld zijn geschreven. Tenslotte wordt deze reisbestemming zeer vaak bezocht, zelfs meerdere keren per etmaal en door sommigen zelfs 23 uur aan een stuk, en is het een immens populair bestemming. Niet enkel voor mensen, maar ook voor vele diersoorten.
Travel Phuket Thailand don't miss
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
The beaches of the south coast are typically crowded, while the north is far more tranquil. All the major beaches (such as Patong beach, Kata beach, Karon beach, Nai Han beach, Mai Khao beach , Nai Yang beach) offer instruction and equipment for diving, snorkeling, windsurfing and sailing. Don't forget to notice red flag! before swim.
Walking Tours of the Great Italian Cities
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,170. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
These tours take the reader through Florence, Venice, Rome and Pisa, looking at art and architecture, and showing how each city developed through history. Originally developed as audio tours, they are now available in e-book form.
Train Tripping Eastern Australia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,490. Language: Australian English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Travelling Australia's east coast on a three day, 1,850 km self-guided railway adventure Down Under. A humorous travelling companion for one of Australia's most overlooked train journeys.
Riding America: Boston to Berkeley on a BMW Motorcycle
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,350. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Riding America is a day by day account of my motorcycle pilgrimage from Boston to Berkeley in the summer of 2003. Undertaken while on sabbatical leave from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Riding America recounts my experiences and impressions of the state of Union and the people and places encountered along the way. Generously illustrated with over 70 of my color photographs.
An Unforgettable Vacation In Rio De Janeiro
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Rio de Janeiro must be one of the most spectacular cities in the world to visit! There is never a dull moment in this vibrant city, which is commonly known as “Rio”. It’s the second largest city in Brazil and probably the best known to the world.
I Sold My Gold Tooth for Gas Money: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,580. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Traveling is not for the timid of heart. What can go wrong often does, as twenty-six road warriors relate in this book. Whether it's driving across Canada at Christmastime or journeying to remote corners of the planet, you'll alternately laugh, cringe, giggle and feel inspired by these writers, and the often bizarre and extraordinary circumstances they find themselves in.