Books tagged: travel stories

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Big Fish
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,520. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2009 by Minnow Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Innocent abroad Stuart Ward becomes a backpacker in peril when he travels to French Polynesia and the island of Bora Bora as the first stop on a Round-the-World itinerary. Arriving hopeful of adventure and romance, instead Stuart is unwittingly drawn into a conspiracy and he quickly discovers that the beautiful paradise islands are no Eden as one by one his fellow travellers begin to disappear...
Roses in the Dark
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Series: The Roses Collection - (Light-hearted Romance Novellas for hearts of all ages). Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 83,090. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
(Reformatted Edition for Better Viewing) In a garden overlooking the Hudson River Valley four close friends meet for lunch. Each is requested to compose a toast that epitomizes or symbolizes their search for fulfillment and happiness. As each of the four women compose their toast, their stories unfold... The Sparrow and the Blue Jay ... Driscoll's Lady ... Adventure in Panama ... Henderson Sands
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!
High Road To Tibet - Travels in China, Tibet, Nepal and India
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,830. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Overland adventurer John Dwyer has less than three months to cross China, Tibet, Nepal and India and he has a to-do list: drink snake blood, get smuggled into Tibet, and hike to Mount Everest. Join him on his epic trek from the Great Wall of China to the Taj Mahal and read about Asia's wildest and most fascinating regions.
Buccaneers and Bathing Huts... Tales of Pirates, Tourists, Wrecks & Recipes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,030. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2010 by FishesEye Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A humorous, gastronomic voyage down the European Atlantic coast, in search of the legacy of “day raiders”, in the widest sense of the term, through the ages: Vikings, English monarchs, pirates and corsairs, bohemians, tourists…. Then-and-now sketches of the major pirate ports, and humorous insights into present-day relations between the English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
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.
Uneasy Rider - Confessions of a Reluctant Traveller
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 56,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
The antidote-to-travel book! A European Odyssey where brakes fail on mountain passes... a witch curses... Germans travel in a Tardis. Ever thought a trip around Europe in a second-hand camper van would be fun? Then this has been written for you. If not, just sit back and enjoy the ups and downs of the ride. Find out how to avoid getting stuck in a Spanish 'white town' and robbed in Rome - twice!
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.
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.