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Syria and Jordan Adventures
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,470. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Syria and Jordan are two of the most interesting countries in the Middle East. Steeped in history, affordable and easy to travel in, they are now popular travel destinations. The great bazaars in Damascus and Aleppo still trade as they have done for 000s of years. This is the story of a couples travels including visiting Petra and Wadi Rum, the location of the secret camp of Lawrence of Arabia.
Wanderers' Lore
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
A compilation of Gypsy and Bedouin folktales. Folktales of the people that call the world their home and a glimpse into their itinerant lives. One in a series of 18 titles on topics that range from Enchantment to Trickery; with Folly, Passion & Vice in between.
Travellers’ Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Folklore of journeys and adventure from around the world. Itinerants’ anecdotes that range from as far afield as Algeria to America and Poland to Palestine. Colourful travellers’ accounts handed down from generation to generation. One in a series of 18 titles on topics that range from Enchantment to Trickery; with Folly, Passion & Vice in between.
Arabian Sands, A Book Review
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Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Travel tales across the Empty Quarter of Arabia during the dangerous times of the 1940s with Engilsh explorer Wilfred Thesiger. A powerful sketch of the man and the Arab Bedouin who were his guides and friend in a hostile physical and social environment.
Jordan: A Different Middle East
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011 by Dancing Traveller Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
One of the most historically potent places in the world, Jordan is often overlooked in favour of its neighbours, Egypt and Israel. Fortunately for travellers, the fewer amount of tourists makes this small country an enchanting place to visit.
The Sinai Bedouin: a photographic journey
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Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Sinai is a barren and inhospitable - but very diverse and stunningly beautiful - desert wilderness inhabited by nomadic Arab tribes, the Bedouin. Most of them are from the Arabian Peninsula originally, arriving in several waves before and after the Arab conquest. The Bedouin are now at a crossroad. This little ebook shows glimpses of their life and natural environment through 40 images.
On A Pale Horse
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
War threatens Salsabil's family. She's only a girl, raised in the sands of the Arabian desert; what can she do to help? But she has seen a wild horse in the dunes, and though her people think her mad, she feels the beginning of hope: for there is a horn on the horse's forehead . . .
Gasp! The Middle East Part 3: Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,410. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World
Jaclyn dreamed of a visit to King Tut's tomb, and the Valley of the Kings. Egypt became her destination of choice, and we were all excited to arrive and explore it as a family, together. Little did we know that though our Bedouin hosts tried hard to keep us safe, the entire Middle East was a pressure cooker, ready to explode. Join the 6 Anderson's as we explore Egypt and Jordan, December 2010.
Arabian Knights - Volume 1
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Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 1 · Arabian Knights, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
An interesting collection of stories about the adventures and misadventures of ordinary, famous and infamous real Arabian Knights. Included are the stories of Antarah bin Shaddad, a slave who became a legend; Hatim Al-Taaee, a bedouin who set the standard for generosity; Al-Numan bin Al-Munthir, a king whose boredom causes him to toy with people's lives. Come glimpse some Middle Eastern history!
While the Sands Whisper
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,430. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Ayishah, a freelance American-Israeli photographer, embarks on a seven-month adventure that soon draws her into a taboo love affair with her Bedouin guide, Hakim. He has many secrets, but Ayishah has one of her own: a painful abandonment of her family that needs to heal. It becomes her challenge to reveal, using the terrible beauty of the Sinai, how we overcome the borders that divide us.