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The Reluctant Traveller
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010 by Prospera Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
“It’s hard not to warm to the author” – The Sunday Telegraph. Fleeing the world of freelance business journalism in London, self-confessed coward Lumley inadvertently finds himself joining a treacherous expedition to find a legendary lost mountain in the northern highlands of war-ravaged Ethiopia.
Tutaishi: The African Tale
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 38,270. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011 by Mondial. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
An African story of shame, hope and triumph. A novel about a young girl, Theo, who manages to escape abuse from the Congo, where she has been in the hands of rebel soldiers. After many difficulties she travels to South Africa where she befriends and later falls in love with a young man, Qhama. They go through a number of hardships, including xenophobia, drugs, and HIV, but at the end they triumph.
Finding Fela: My Strange Journey to Meet the AfroBeat King in Lagos [1983]
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » World music
"Finding Fela" is my personal memoir of a journey to Lagos, Nigeria, to film the legendary African musician Fela Kuti. As a white man from Chicago, I experienced extreme culture shock and even got arrested and jailed. Eventually, I lived near Fela's commune, talked with him, and saw him perform at his Lagos club, The Shrine. Now deceased, Fela was the focus of a recent Broadway musical Fela!
All You Can Eat
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Wild and wilful teenager, Mabinty is such a handful that her mother tricks her into going to Africa to get straightened out. But this was no ordinary bootcamp. To her horror, she is offered to a much older man as his wife. With her passport gone and abandoned in the middle of nowhere, she needs to grow up quickly and learn how to take care of a new husband. Or find a way out. Fast.
OurTour Guide To Motorhome Morocco
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book is for anyone thinking about taking a motorhome trip to Morocco, on a budget! Based on the first hand experiences of the authors on their own tour of Morocco, the guide gives details of the practicalities of getting into, around and out of Morocco in a motorhome. It also highlights things to watch out for, places to shop and reviews locations to stay.
113 Things To See And Do In Africa Before You Die
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Series: 113 Things To See And Do, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: American English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Chapwani Island, Chobe Chilwero Lodge, Chobe National Park, Chole Mijini Lodge On The Mafia Archipelago, Chyulu Hills National Park, Cradle Of Humankind, Durban, Empakaai Crater, Etosha National Park, Faru Faru River Lodge, Franschhoek, Guludo Beach Lodge, Golfing In South Africa, Gorilla Safaris, Great Mosque Of Djenné, Great Pyramids Of Giza, Hermanus and then of course there is even more.
Leila's Dowry
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
A traditional Moroccan tale of a widowed baker who cherishes the donkey who was his dead wife's dowry. The donkey, like his master, is despised by his old friends in the village due to hardship and envy. Their one consolation is found in their days at the market in a nearby town, where one day they both find their way to a happier future. A modern parable set in a world that has changed little.
A Is For Africa
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Price: Free! Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
If you don't know your Aye-Ayes from your Ostriches; Kony from Mobutu; Somali pirates from Zulu warriors,then this is the book for you. A is for Africa the ultimate A to Z guide to the world's most captivating continent. A is for Africa offers all that is the weird, wonderful, and fascinating about the landmass best known for being shaped like the head of a T-Rex
The Gardens Of Jerusalem: A Journey Through The Heart Of Africa
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You set the price! Words: 160,670. Language: British English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Peter Winton sets out alone on a 10,000 mile journey around Africa. He travels the hard way overland, encountering astonishing hardship and poverty, but also some of the most extraordinary natural wonders on the planet. On an odyssey into the unknown, where chance encounter is everything and where contentment and joy are found in the ordinary, the everyday, and the most unexpected of places.