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Tales from a Travelling Mum: Navigating Europe with a Babe-in-Arms
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,010. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2009 by Bookshaker.com. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Alice Griffin shares the story of how she embarked on a travel adventure with her young family during the first two years of her daughter's life. Taking in Norway, Greece, France and Spain on the way, Alice weaves an inspiring travelogue with practical advice to help other mums and dads who enjoy interesting and authentic travel to continue with their baby or toddler on board.
Voyagers and Voyeurs - Travels in 19th Century France
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 257,610. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009 by FishesEye Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written between 1750 & 1918. By some of the most famous English and American authors of the 18th and 19th centuries, plus a host of eccentric parsons, antiquarians and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read!
Seven Days in Fiji
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,540. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010 by Wilderness House Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Oceania
Fiji is part of the Pacific Ocean’s “Ring of Fire,” a large collection of current and extinct volcanoes. Think of Fiji as Hawaii’s southern brother. Fiji is a continental island that rests on its own plate. The oldest rocks in Fiji are about 40,000,000 years old. The island nation is made up of some 300 islands (at high tide) scattered over a small corner of the South Pacific.
Met Franz Kafka in Praag
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Price: Free! Words: 7,260. Language: Dutch. Published: March 2, 2010 by David Bronkhorst. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ontdek Praag met Franz Kafka. Een literaire reisgids boordevol locaties, weetjes en handige adressen. Slaap in Kafka's kantoor, ga zitten aan zijn bureau en bezoek zijn favoriete cafe's.
A Short History of Transportation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
From feet to jets, humans have taken an incredible ride. For millennia travel was by foot or draft animal. The industrial age revolutionized travel by birthing modern transportation modes. Transportation methods between then and now have changed dramatically.
1880 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Directory Topeka, Kansas
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad was completed to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1880. I have used ancestral records to compile an employee directory for A.T.& S.F.R.R. for Topeka, Kansas. The directory lists titles of railroad workers, their family members, and where the came to Kansas from. The publication will be useful for students of railroad history and those doing family ancestry profiles.
Lance's Travels - UK
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Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 125,280. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
With a few of beers coursing through his veins and an upcoming 30th birthday on his mind Lance felt the need for one last bout of foolishness, so the next day he quit his job and gave notice on his flat. His plan was to spend the summer months travelling the UK. Four weeks later he departed, armed with little more than an antiquated Ford Mondeo, an unreliable Sat Nav and a genuine 1980s caravan.