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More Adventure Travel - 11 more stories of worldwide adventure to further inspire you towards your own travel goals
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Price: Free! Words: 41,300. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details a few of the amazing and unusual experiences found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
The Mysterious Lines at Nazca
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
In the 1920s, the first airplanes began to fly over the Peruvian mountains. Passengers looking out their windows said they could see lines on the Nazca plateau below. The lines looked like runways where airplanes could land. They could also see animals and other objects. There are birds, monkeys, spiders, a killer whale, plants and flowers. There are human like figures. These are the Nazca lines.
The Travel Auction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,130. Language: British English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
It should have been their trip of a lifetime. But with just days to go, Jonathan Cork is dumped by his girlfriend. Unable to change the name on the spare ticket and fast running out of time, Jonathan decides to take desperate measures. He advertises on eBay for a travel companion with the same name as his ex. What follows is a funny, page-turning, rollercoaster ride around South America.
Stone McGuire and the Lost Inca Gold
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A treasure of Inca gold has been lost in the mountains of Ecuador for nearly five hundred years. In 1989 a ruthless group of world leaders want this gold to accelerate their plans for global economic domination. Stone McGuire is an archaeologist who knows how to read the Inca records. Events are set in motion to have Stone McGuire find the lost Inca gold.
The Americas North to South, Part 1: Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet
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Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Nothing goes to plan in this modern day family adventure. As the Anderson's leave winter behind and explore the mysteries of the Lost City of the Inca, unbelievable tales are shared with classmates back home. Pack your suitcase, and come along for the ride in Part 1 of Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet, based on the true-life extraordinary adventures of 6 Andersons 1 World.
The Adventures of Manuel and Burrito
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Manuel the Caterpillar and a young dinosaur named Burrito meet on the coast of Colombia. Together the two friends travel around South America meeting new friends and making new discoveries along the way. For ages 10+
INCA GOLD: History, Conquest & Legend
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Prepare yourself to travel into the realm of the unknown with the conquistadores and embark on a journey back in time with this historical story of an indigenous people, their social structure, culture, religion, architecture, military, empire, administration, myths, legends and conquest. A subjugation that leads to the creation of the world’s greatest treasure deposit!
Rise of the Oracle: Night of the Red Sky
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,130. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The genesis of myth is truth... A nation will fall, the secrets of the past will be unveiled and there is one person that will see it all... But will it be too late?
Sailors, Scientists, Spies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Sailors describes the lives of two Spanish naval officers. Jorge Juan and Antonio Ulloa, chosen in 1735 by Philip V to represent Spanish interests on a French expedition to South America. Their experiences on this journey and their later contributions to eighteenth-century Spain were remarkable, from ship design to canal building, mining, dangerous sea patrols to naming the base metal platinum.
Serpentauria: Ark of Extinction by Erik Shein & Dennis Lowery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,340. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012 by Adducent. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Serpentauria: Ark of Extinction is a family action adventure story. This amazing journey takes you on a gripping ride from the sun-drenched deserts of Arizona to the mysterious mountains of Peru where Marina and Mikhail come face-to-face with an extraordinary discovery that will astonish the world—and lead to their daughter becoming the first new Animal Guardian in over 800 years.