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Eccentric Explorers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,990. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.
A Trip To The Stone Age
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,260. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010 by Linda Phillips. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A fascinating account of an arduous expedition by Frank Alcorta, across Papua New Guinea in 1973/74 at its widest part along the border with Indonesian Papua, then Irian Jaya. This was the first solo expedition across Papua New Guinea. The world has moved on, and there will probably never be another opportunity like these to traverse wild untouched country again.
The Tibetan Horse
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 82,560. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A rollicking kiss-and-tell tale of love and cultural encounters during two years among the expatriate community of Kathmandu. Leaving a debauched life in Haiti,discovering the delights girls from around the world travelling through Nepal in the mid-80s, from the Kathmandu jail to Everest Base Camp, living the expatriate social life, and finally following a new love to New Zealand
Trekking the Mount Everest region of Nepal
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is nowhere in the world quite like it...Once the domain of explorers and climbers, the Everest Himalaya of Nepal is now a popular trek. Jonathan Mitchell tells you all you need to know to prepare, plan and pull off an amazing trek to the foot of Mount Everest through the Himalayan foothills from Kathmandu. Detailed info on equipment, lodges, transport and the best trails and viewpoints.
Trekking the Path
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You set the price! Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is the true story of a spiritual journey combined with a very real adventure across the Great Himalayas. A journey on foot that began in Dharamsala, Northern India. The journey took the form of a 21 day trek across the Kashmir Valley and into the remote area of Zanskar, traversing nine passes all above 4000 metres. It is a narrative about physical and mental hardship as well as reward.
Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano: 20 Nature, History and Culture Tours in Chikuma City
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Series: Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,800. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Seen the big cities and tourist havens of Japan? This detailed guidebook provides you with a new and enchanting way to experience a fascinating part of the country, just 2 hours from Tokyo. Use the detailed English language maps and descriptions to tour the mountains, towns, villages and farms of Chikuma City in rugged Nagano, Japan, and learn many historical and cultural facts along the way.
Bushwhack: A Serial Story of Off-Trail Hiking & Camping in the Pacific Northwest Wilderness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,360. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Three women, six men, and one dog, set out on a good-intentioned, multi-day, off-trail hiking adventure. Laughing, joking, even flirting with each other, it all starts out so well. Until... well, you'll have to read it to find out. To experience this book as intended, as a serial story, please read only one chapter per day, if you can resist the temptation.
Gurkhas in the Mist - a coast-to-coast walk across the Highlands
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In 'Gurkhas in the Mist' ex-Gurkha officer John Archibald relates in sometimes hilarious fashion the story of his 8-day, 200-mile, coast-to-coast walk across the Scottish Highlands with six serving Gurkha soldiers in aid of the Gurkha Welfare Trust. The book will appeal to readers interested in travelogues, hill walking, the Scottish Highlands, Scottish history and military history.
Beastly Encounters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
The author indulges in the sport of tracking strange creatures to their lairs--including an unknown mammal in Bhutan, an ugly waterbird in Cambodia, a bizarre primate in Borneo--and the biggest fish in the world, encountered in the Philippines. Not zoology--more like cryptozoology--coming face-to-face with near-mythical creatures.
On The Road With Geoff And Jules
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,290. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
christmas eve 1959. geoff and jules hit a low point in calcutta. what to do? they try hitch-hiking across asia on what would later be the hippie trail - with glittering generals, weirdos, wrestlers and mad fundamentalists. they upset the military in darjeeling, are reborn in the ganges, jailed in afghanistan, dodge the savak in teheran, get drunk in Macedonia, wind up in 1960s london and party on.