Books tagged: nepal

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I Killed My Best Friend's Father
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,520. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Plays » Women Authors
What happens when a war ends and the people left behind have to deal with the consequences? Two teenage girls are displaced by the conflict in Nepal. The father of one has killed the father of the other. As the ghosts of their fathers linger nearby, still fighting between themselves, the two girls battle to preserve their friendship and survive in a hostile world.
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.
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.
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.
Asien für 50 Euro pro Tag
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 19,070. Language: German. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Wer längere Zeit in Asien leben möchte, der fragt sich natürlich: Wo ist es günstig, und wo ist es teuer? Reisende haben unterschiedliche Vorstellungen, von ihrem Aufenthalt in Asien: Abenteuerurlaub, Strandurlaub, Kultururlaub, Urlaub mit Familie, und für andere fängt der Urlaub erst in der Nacht an: die Nachtschwärmer.
Dreams of the Blue Poppy
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 90,930. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
An historical romance novel by Angela Locke set in Cumbria and the Himalayas. "The tale unfolds and flows smoothly from beginning to end, with captivating characters, that you remember days after finishing the novel."
Two Nights In Police Custody
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013 by Tenth Street Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Two Nights In Police Custody, is much more than a story of modern Nepal's social injustice; it's a seizing read describing daily life in the cities and its surrounds and recounts the struggles of the people, and that of the class divide, and of the fabric that has united all Nepalese through their political upheaval of the 1980's that still continues on into this day.
Irish Feet in Asian Flip-Flops
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,460. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A collection of stories, anecdotes and reflections on the author's travel and work in Asia, in particular South Asia, spanning 15 years from first setting foot in Asia to present involvement and work with a small Irish charity organisation. The book is humorous, serious, reflective as the author communicates real experiences of an Irish mind grappling with life in new cultures.
Confession of a Coward - an Indian Adventure
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,270. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book describes a nine month journey through India and Nepal, focusing on the interesting and often arresting characters encountered along the way. The book is unusual as it is written from a female point of view. The narrator is an inexperienced and nervous traveller, which makes a change of pace from accounts by the well-travelled and intrepid. Throughout her journey, she meets a range of un
A Scot Returns - A Journey from Bali to Skye
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Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 144,720. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The last of a trilogy, by turns comic and astonishing, of a remarkable five-year pilgrimage around the world. Travelling on foot, camel, elephant and public transport Scott slips, trots and lumbers through the cultures of the Far and Near East. He carries a notebook, a will to understand, a bent towards absurdities and…(ever the optimist)…a universal bath plug where there are no universal drains.