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What I Discovered on Cayo Costa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
What's it like to camp on the beach on Florida's most beautiful barrier island? Cayo Costa State Park lies just off shore, west of Fort Myers, Florida. Here is a personal account, full of descriptions of nature and of the inward journey of walking the length of Cayo Costa and experiencing its intensely personal effect. Other guides give facts. What I Discovered on Cayo Costa puts you there.
My Honolulu Island Adventures
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Price: Free! Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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Hawaii is a destination full of adventure, natural beauty, friendly locals and urban night spots that provides all her visitors with a huge range of tours, attractions, sports and events.
Hành trình về Đất Phật
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Price: Free! Words: 46,800. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Hành hương về quê hương Đức Phật là niềm mong ước của biết bao Phật tử trên toàn thế giới. Duyên may đã cho tôi cơ hội được về thăm đất Phật trước khi bước sang lục tuần. Ký sự du lịch ngắn này chỉ mong chia sẻ với bằng hữu một ít hiểu biết trên đường đi, mong tạo ra một chút cảm hứng cho bạn bè để lên kế hoạch cho những cuộc hành hương về xứ Phật sắp tới.
New York in Early Spring - 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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This is a short non-fiction, travel account of my recent visit to New York City in March 2013 giving an insight into places to eat and visit and how to get around.
Under the Laughter of Eagles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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True stories of some of the Wildlife and Navy people I served with during my tour of duty while stationed on Adak, Alaska. Viewed from a sometimes sideways sense of humor.
As the Ice Melts: Letters from Antarctica
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,790. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
I had the privilege of spending the 1985-1986 summer in Antarctica and these are the newsletters sent to my family and friends while I was “on the Ice.”
On the Shores of Avalon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This is a story about family and love on Catalina Island off the California coast. This island paradise was inhabited by different groups of Native Americans for over 7,000 years. In 1542 they greeted the first European explorer, Don Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo. Sixty years later, Don Sebastian Viscaino of Spain stopped by the Island while exploring the California coast looking for good ports.
Ten Months in Guangxi
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Price: Free! Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by El Chupacabra Independent Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A record and journal of one traveler's adventures, misadventures, life, time, and more. Follow the author through a ten month journey in southeast China.
Cocuy Sniffing in Colombia: Walking one of South America's classic treks
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,370. Language: British English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Mark Horrell sets out to trek and climb in the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy, an area which was previously a stronghold of drug funded guerrillas who would have regarded a climber, especially a foreign one, as easy ransom money. What he finds is a green and pleasant land of mountains, lakes and glaciers which belie Colombia's reputation as a den of terrorism. This is the diary of his journey.
Virgin Conquests: First Ascents in Ladakh
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,290. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Mark Horrell sets out with a new group of companions from Leh in northern India, near the banks of the Indus and surrounded by mountains, across the Khardung La, to spend two weeks trekking in a remote valley near the Pakistani border. His objective is to explore the region and find an unclimbed Himalayan peak to climb. This is the diary of his journey.
Langsamkeit des Reisens: Mit dem Fahrrad von Aachen nach Stuttgart
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: German. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Nicht immer mus es schnell sein. Nicht immer muss man mit dem Auto oder dem Zug reisen. So machte ich mich mit dem Fahrrad auf die lange Reise...
Tigers and Tamangs: How not to do a Nepalese adventure travel reconnaissance
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,870. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Mark Horrell sets off on an adventure travel reconnaissance with his friends who own a Nepalese trekking agency. On a desperate crusade to see a tiger in Bardia National Park they experience a bizarre set of escapades involving the Nepalese Army, a tame rhino and a surreal rafting trip. After visiting the birthplace of Buddha they are then terrorised by leeches on a monsoon trek.
The Tomb of Chewang Nima: An expedition to climb Baruntse in Eastern Nepal
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,600. Language: British English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
One of the pros of climbing in Nepal is that it's possible to have great experiences just trekking to the foot of a mountain, before even starting to climb it. But it had been an unlucky year in the Himalayas for many climbers, and Mark Horrell arrived to climb Baruntse just days after it had claimed the life of one of the greatest of all Sherpas. This is the diary of his expedition.
Snowshoes and Shipton: Climbing Muztag Ata in the Chinese Pamirs
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,300. Language: British English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
The great mountain explorer Eric Shipton failed to reach the summit of Muztag Ata, vomited from exhaustion on the way down and arrived back with frostbite. Undeterred by Shipton's failure, Mark Horrell thought he'd have a go at the mountain himself. Despite its gentle appearance, it reaches an impressive height of 7546m, higher than he'd ever climbed before. This is the diary of his adventure.
Islands in the Snow: Climbing Nepal's trekking peaks
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,320. Language: British English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Two friends set out on a trek in the Khumbu region of Nepal which involved climbing two trekking peaks - Mera Peak and Island Peak - and crossing the difficult Amphu Labtse pass. One of them had climbed Mera in 2004, and the other had climbed Island in 2005, but neither of them had done both or crossed the Amphu Labtse. This is the diary of their journey.
Yakking with the Thunder Dragon: Walking Bhutan's epic Snowman Trek
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,050. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
More people have climbed Everest than completed the Snowman Trek. Mark Horrell sets out to walk the famous long-distance trail in the magical Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, where economic welfare is measured not in Gross Domestic Product, but a commodity known as Gross National Happiness. Along the way he encounters feisty yaks and dramatic mountain landscapes. This is his travel diary.
Traveling Tips
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
First time travelers often wonder what they should take with them and are anxious that they will not have sufficient clothing or toiletries with them. If you don’t want to be bogged down with heavy bags wherever you go, then always remember less is more when packing and only take the essentials with you.
The Great American Walkabout
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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The Great American Walkabout is the story of three men who set off on foot for an Epic voyage across the United States; from what inspired them to how they managed to pull together through difficulties and countless challenges. Through exciting and harrowing experiences they crossed snowy mountains, deserted plains, and arid deserts on foot, never sure where their next meal would come from.
North to Alaska!
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You set the price! Words: 35,320. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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NORTH TO ALASKA! takes you on a 3,200-mile bicycle expedition from Missoula, Montana to Anchorage, Alaska. You will read about the author’s 73-day bicycle tour filled with adventures including a grueling ascent to Logan Pass in Glacier National Park, a scary standoff with a black bear in the Yukon, a daring dash through a forest fire, and a harrowing ride over the Top-of-the-World Highway.
LIVING IN A DREAM PLACE WITH 425 EUROS A MONTH
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Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Its a true story of my budget holidays which i want to show that dreams of living in a wonderful place can come true with a small amount of money.