Books tagged: travel essay

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RV Family Road Trip
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
The Complete How -to Guide for the ‘Hotel on Wheels’ Family that we wish we would have had when we started our RV adventures!
Sights Unseen: 1993
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
What dominates the Alaskan landscape? Denali, the tallest mountain in North America? Or is it the fearsome grizzly bears? Neither, says the author in this entertaining, cheeky essay about a backpacking trip he took in which both Denali and the bears proved elusive long enough for him to learn why people really travel to the wilderness: for the stories they hear, and the stories they'll tell later.
The River
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
On January 12, 1998, writer Mariellen Ward found her mother's body. She had died in the night of heart failure. The River is a free e-story about how the lilting waters of India's most sacred river helped her heal from the irreconcilable loss.
Kitten Heels in Kathmandu, Adventures of a Female Vagabond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Mary, newly minted as a lone warrior after raising her son, sells everything she owns, breaks free of the USA and takes us on a water slide ride photographing the Dalai Lama in India to riding elephants bareback in Nepal. Across 27 countries by train, boat, bus, motorbike, and rickshaw she discovers that courage takes practice and wanderlust costs less than it does to stay home working.
The Search for New Dive Frontiers
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
A travel article about volcanic, archeological and ice diving.
Standing on the Ocean: A Layman's Arctic Adventure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography
Thin ice and polar bears are only two of the dangers of working on the ice in the middle of the Arctic Ocean. Journalist David Fanning's funny and detailed account of a month spent doing polar research with a small team of oceanographers is sure to convince you to spend your own holiday adventures in a warmer location.
Free Gondola Ride
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,630. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » European
Kathleen went to Venice with a goal and a plan. The goal was to write about a cliched group of men, the gondoliers. The plan included a notebook and the perseverance of a serious journalist. But sometimes plans change. From skinny dipping off a gondola under the full moon to sitting at the gondolier's feet, Free Gondola Ride takes the reader through a summer of beautiful episodes.
Forty Short Stories to Read on a Plane
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,870. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This collection of forty obscure tales automotive, travel and food tales came from life experiences a bunch of fellow travelers and my own travels. This first-edition covers themes including automotive, food, clothing and the grand world of travel. I hope these will make you smile, or even better laugh recalling incidents from your own life or family times. Look for Volume II coming soon!
Following Josh
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 101,150. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
From Beijing's hutongs to the "always undefeated" city of Warsaw, follow Josh along with author Dave Norman as they explore the Far East and Eastern Europe by rail. Whether drinking with nomads in Mongolia, dining with locals in Seoul, or exploring Russian paintball combat with a "retired" Soviet arms dealer, Norman's blend of humor and history makes the adventure come alive.
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.