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Beijing City of Emperors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Visit Beijing the seat of 24 Emperors and experience the highlights of Chinese culture, history and foods. Try the night Food markets and experience the full ceremony of Peking Duck. Walk the Great Wall of China and visit the site of the 2008 Olympic Games.
China Silk Road Adventures
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Travelling by train across the Silk Road from Beijing to Kashgar is an established tourist route. It offers adventure, history and an opportunity to meet some of the cultures that you’ll find along the Silk Road. This is the story of a couples quest to meet these people, of experiencing their culture and their foods. The journey ends as they connect up with the Karakorum Highway into Pakistan.
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.
Following Marco Polo's Silk Road
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The book, Following Marco Polo’s Silk Road, is a personal account of a couple’s journey as they follow the footsteps of the legendary traveller, Marco Polo. As independent travellers, they explore the lands and the people along the mythical Silk Road. This is a graphic account about the lives of the people that they met along the way.
Venice in History, The Remarkable Story of the Serene Republic for Travel ers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,150. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Venice in History, the Remarkable Story of the Serene Republic for Travelers is a fresh, engaging introduction to Venice's glorious past. It will appeal to anyone who is planning to visit or who has already visited this captivating place. It will also appeal to anyone who is simply interested in history well written.
Son of Venice, A Story of Marco Polo
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,500. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Son of Venice continues the story begun in Daughter of Xanadu, set in 13th century China. In that book, Emmajin, a fictional granddaughter of Khubilai Khan, met Marco Polo, who fascinated her with tales of romantic love. Son of Venice picks up the story as Emmajin and Marco Polo head west along the Silk Road. They face battles, intrigue, betrayal, and challenges to their unconventional love.
Der Met@ngelos
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,030. Language: German. Published: October 25, 2013 by E-dition 333. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Das unmögliche Sonnensystem Becede hält für den Erdenmenschen Martin Martens noch jede Menge Überraschungen bereit. Exotische Lebensformen wie die Rauch-Schemen, die Passat-Reiter oder die Tiden-Dümpler verblassen aber gegenüber den faszinierenden Rätseln äußerer kosmischer Zusammenhänge und geheimnisvollen psychischen Verbindungen - deren Lösung die kühnsten Fantasien übertreffen!
The Little Sister Connection
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Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 158,020. Language: American English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
As John Hunter climbs to the top of the heap, he develops understandings distinct from what is taught in schools, and uses them to further his progress. After learning enough, the power he gains helps him help others to develop, and he begins reforming the world. But something important remains missing; what would it take for him to realize what that is?
What's So Great About Marco Polo? A Biography of Marco Polo Just for Kids!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Marco Polo’s sense of wonder started when he was young. As a child growing up in the streets of Venice, Italy, his imagination often turned to Asia and to what might be going on there. Little did he know that soon he would be traveling to that mysterious continent personally. You may know his name, but perhaps you've wondered, "What's so great about him?" This book (part of the “What’s So Great