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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.
Rebels across the Red Sea II - Nemesis of the Nefud
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Series: Wallace Boys, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,910. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
This is the thirteenth in the Wallace Boys series. Immediately following 'Rebels across the Red Sea' and Nigel’s rescue, the Wallace Boys and Hanafi, the Saudi Prince, find themselves up against a renegade group of Iraqis guarding chemical and bacteriological weapons in a remote hide-out in northern Saudi Arabia.
Petra: A Brief History
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Petra: A Brief History is an easy-to-read, popular history of one of the world’s most fabled cities and the mysterious people who built it. This is the ideal book for anyone who wants to know the entire story behind the "rose red city half as old as time," and the little known Nabataeans, who carved Petra from the living rock of Jordan's Sharah Mountains.
Boomers Away; Travels at the Edge of the Comfort Zone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,990. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tag along as your authors journey through: 5 continents, 18 countries, and 108 cities. Climb ancient pyramids. Hike up sacred mountains. Safari amidst fascinating wildlife. Wander atmospheric local markets. Meet wonderful people. Explore cites old and new. Lie on palm shaded beaches. Sample exotic foods. Experience the thrill of discovery and exploration. See the world in fresh and exciting ways.
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.
The Mecca Question
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Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by CanBooks. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The Mecca Question This 20 page booklet by Jeremy Smyth examines the section of Gibson's new book on Qur'anic Geography that claims that Mecca is not the Holy City of Islam. This is a short review of the evidence presented in the larger book. The Mecca Question is free to download, copy, and pass on t0your friends.
The Nabataeans, Builders of Petra
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,440. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by CanBooks. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
A fascinating look at the ancient Nabataean Kingdom! During the time of the Greek and Roman Empires, this small Arabian empire built spectacular cities in the Arabian Desert. Their ships and camel caravans traveled to far off exotic places to bring luxury goods to European markets. Most of all they are remembered for building the exotic ancient city of Petra.
Her Unwelcome Inheritance
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Series: Fayborn, Book 1. Price: $3.74 USD. Words: 59,060. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Fayborn, #1 Petra Godfellow is ready – a little nervous, but ready – to grow up and leave home. She doesn't know the family secret... about the man who loved her mother, who couldn't accept that it was over... who's crazy enough to believe that he's the rightful king of Faerie. Her mother wants to keep it that way, but just after Petra's high school graduation, James Oberon finds her family again.
Johannes 8:57
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 34,240. Language: Afrikaans. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Moeg en sat vir al die teologiese spookstories waarmee die mensdom sedert toentertyd bestook is? Hierdie boek sal jou siel en nageslag vir altyd bevry.
How to Photograph Petra, Jordan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This is a photo guide to the Petra world heritage site in Jordan. Use our photo guides and get far better photos.