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More Adventure Travel - 11 more stories of worldwide adventure to further inspire you towards your own travel goals
Price: Free! Words: 41,300. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Symbols, Monuments, National Parks, etc.
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.
Orion's Cartwheel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first arc he carved with his thumb stopped a little red pickup that took him over the horizon. Like his mythical hunter companion, Orion, he was on a vision quest, propelled toward the dawn to have his sight restored. This is the story of that five-year odyssey to discover his Destiny.
The Travel Auction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,130. Language: British English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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
Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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.
INCA GOLD: History, Conquest & Legend
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » South American
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,130. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
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.
The Second Bat Guano War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,730. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Rats ate his baby while he partied in a disco. Now Horse is a drugged-out expat teaching English to criminals in Peru…plus doing the odd favor for the CIA. When his Agency contact goes missing, Horse uncovers his friend’s involvement with a group of terrorists who want to kill off the human “disease” infecting the earth. Can Horse find his friend in time? And when he does—will he want to stop him?