Books tagged: travel essays

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Cheat Codes For Life: How to Achieve Anything With the Technologies of Success
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Are you making the best decisions to guarantee your success? Cheat Codes For Life is a cookbook for success in all areas of your life: wealth, health, relationships, work, and happiness. Robert Crayola clearly presents 35 key areas to direct your energy and gives you specific techniques and exercises to get you results immediately. No fluff and jargon-free - if it's in the book, it works.
The Hitchers of Oz
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 73,240. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Dr David Reiter. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
World famous actor Sam Neill and rap legend Chuck D rub shoulders with writers like J P Donleavy and Carmel Bird. Physicists, business leaders, publishers, political activists, soldiers, poets, athletes and comic book creators are brought together by their common experience of hitching a ride sometime in the past.
Return to my Native Land
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Price: Free! Words: 67,340. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a young man, I traveled in West Africa in search of my identity. I am a man of color, who was born in England. I visited West Africa in he mid-seventies before that area exploded into violence, and witnessed the displacement of its people. This story is about my encounters with real people in Africa and my personal observations of my time there.
Stealing Fatima's Hand
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,110. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010 by Vox Humana Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“ …Finally a grand taxi stopped and offered to take us to the train station for the unbelievably low fare of twenty dirham, so unbelievably low, that I was not a little disappointed when the driver didn’t rob us, slit our throats, and dump our bodies into the Strait of Gibraltar… “ Stealing Fatima’s Hand is a collection of narratives presenting an alternative view of Morocco.
Travels in Ghana
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,890. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is a travelogue of a Ghana road trip in 2009. From Accra to the painted village of Sirigu, the people, the adventures and the sights are described. There are insights and explanations of Ghanaian customs, culture, cuisine and daily life. Among the places visited are the slave castle at Elmina, the stilt village of Nzulezu, Mole National Park, Sirigu and an unexpected find at Bolgatanga.
Three Hundred Zeroes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,540. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A promise to his brother haunted him for over forty years. Finally, Blanchard set out on the Appalachian Trail with his brother's Purple Heart Medal to fulfill that promise. He learned that the wilderness and solitude can reconnect one with a Norman Rockwell America that at times seems long lost and forgotten. This humorous story demonstrates that adventure truly begins in the heart.
Traveling Light
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Prepare to dive into other worlds as award-winning travel writer Colleen Friesen takes you on her world-wide adventures. Her travel stories can be reflective, contemplative or snort-out-loud funny, but one thing is for sure, they are always compelling. Read Traveling Light and engage with the world in a new way.
Adventures in Pet-Sitting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Follow along on this wild ride through Mexico as the author pet-sits for four different homeowners in four small villages over five months. From the cool, misty mountains of Central Mexico to the hot, humid beaches of the Mexican Riviera, get an inside look at the truth about cats and dogs, and the day-to-day fun and fuss of caring for them. Plus, find out how to be a pet-sitter yourself!
Mexican Autumn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These inter-related short stories are set in a small Mexican fishing village, Bahia de los angeles--a real place in Baja California, 350 miles from the USA border. As the villagers largely depend upon American tourists for their income, many stories deal with the resulting clash of cultures. Dominating Bahia, a treacherous mountain, Tricky Devil, almost pushes the village into the Sea of Cortez.
RV Family Roadtrip
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: 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!