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Brazil | Argentina | Peru | Ecuador (including Galapagos Islands) | Chile (including Easter Island)
Before 1492, the Portuguese Discovery of America by John Irany
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,020. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
BEFORE 1492 presents a compelling argument that decades before Columbus set sail from Spain, Portuguese mariners discovered Brazil while searching for a sea route to India. The evidence for this theory is a map now on permanent display at the Library of Congress. Baffling features of the map - called the Waldseemüller map - can only be explained by Portuguese discovery of America prior to 1492.
In the Galapagos Islands with Herman Melville, The Encantadas Or Enchanted Isles by Lynn Michelsohn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Explore the Exotic Galapagos Islands of History and Legend, Fiction and Fact, Myth and Mystery through the eyes of early visitor Herman Melville, author of Moby-Dick, modern-day nature photographer Moses Michelsohn, and author Lynn Michelsohn. Discover buccaneers, explorers, colonists, castaways, whalers, naturalists, seabird rookeries, stark volcanic landscapes, and world-famous giant tortoises.
Assalto by Pascale Florant
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 46,480. Language: French. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Témoin d’un hold-up meurtrier à São Paulo, Gabrielle va se retrouver plongée au cœur d’une enquête qui va la mener des favelas jusqu’au sommet d’un prestigieux établissement financier. Saura-t-elle trouver sur qui compter entre un commissaire de police fatigué, une ex-copine de coloc en détresse et une bande de cols blancs lancés à sa poursuite ?
Galapagos Birds: Wildlife Photographs from Ecuador’s Galapagos Archipelago, the Encantadas or Enchanted Isles, with words of Herman Melville, Charles Darwin, and HMS Beagle Captain Robert FitzRoy by Lynn Michelsohn
Series: Galapagos Islands Nature. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Glimpse the unique world of Galapagos Island birdlife through the camera of nature photographer, Moses Michelsohn, and brief selections from the writings of world-famous early visitors Charles Darwin, Herman Melville, and HMS Beagle Captain Robert FitzRoy.
Scenic Photos of Rural Ecuador and the Andes by Janice Tingum
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Take a journey across the majestic Andes Mountains into the countryside of Ecuador. This travel photo gallery features the beauty of this stunning landscape.
Photos of Ecuador: Quito, the Basilica, and Otavalo Market by Janice Tingum
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 180. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Step into Quito, Ecuador, with this photo gallery and take a look around. Enjoy unique glimpses of a fascinating city from the Basílica del Voto Nacional. Discover rich textiles in the Otavalo Market. Inspiring views and a great travel resource.
TRAILBLAZERS Stories of Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Rio de Janeiro 1988-2005 by Hywel Teague
Price: Free! Words: 14,000. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Nine prominent black belts from the international Brazilian jiu-jitsu community recount their experiences of training jiu-jitsu in Rio de Janeiro between 1988-2005.
Porto Alegre - The Essential Travel Guide by Camila Santos Simmons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,020. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This guide will show you some major tourist spots in Porto Alegre and also little places loved by the locals. More than a hundred entries including bars, restaurants, nightclubs, shops and tours. Special chapters include safety tips, activities for cultural immersion, tips on how to make friends and suggestions for anyone wanting to get involved with local charities.
Machu Picchu: The Ultimate Guide Book To Explore Machu Picchu and it’s Hidden Places by Anton Swanepoel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,520. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Unique Travel Guide for the Adventurer in All of Us Step-by-step instructions on everything you’ll need to make your holiday a success, plus over 235 pictures to give you a virtual walk-through and guide you at Machu Picchu.
Lima (Peru) - The Delaplaine 2014 Long Weekend Guide by Andrew Delaplaine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,620. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend in LIMA, the wonderfully exotic city in Peru. “I’d never been to Lima before, but this book was the perfect introduction.” --- Winnie S., Nashville “We’d planned to go up into the mountains to see Machu Picchu (like everybody else), but we were so entranced by Lima that we never made it.” --- Carol M., Louisville
Second Time Lucky by Derek Paterson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like thousands of others, Derek Paterson was incarcerated in Chile's notorious National Stadium following the coup of 11 September 1973. Politically and economically it was a different country when he returned to live 36 years later. This time he travelled throughout the country, reaffirming his love for the people and the landscape.
Trying to Understand Brazilian Culture: Memoir of a Brit in São Paulo by Andrew Creelman
Price: $6.91 USD. Words: 34,140. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Within this book, some incredibly highbrow questions are explored about Brazil. Does it really resemble a giant, dangerous game of Grand Theft Auto? What’s it like to live in a football-mad country? Are ALL Brazilian women beautiful? What is it like to teach here? And perhaps the most important question of all is addressed within these pages: why, oh why, do Brazilians wear so little on the beach?
Bolivia Basics: A Short Course or Travel Guide by Gaston Cavalleri
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,620. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Bolivia Basics: A Short Course or Travel Guide is a cost effective escort with travel tips for Bolivia. It is Bolivian travel in the briefest nutshell. Please treat this book as a little friend to accompany your trip and one which won’t put your luggage over the limit. It offers things to expect while traveling in Bolivia for those who’d rather not lug around an unnecessarily thick travel guide.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Attache Extraordinaire: Vernon A. Walters and Brazil - Henry Kissinger, President Eisenhower, Humberto de Alencar Castello Branco, Averell Harriman by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,150. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Vernon Anthony Walters was a military, diplomatic and intelligence officer and emissary for several American presidents. Throughout a busy professional career, he witnessed and participated in various important events of the twentieth century, including the Second World War, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and the fall of the Berlin Wall, among others.
The Tango Dancer's Guide to Buenos Aires by Jon Yu
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Are you a tango addict and looking to explore tango further? Do you simply want to go on an adventure? It's time to plan your visit to the most visited city in South America... The author shares lessons learned, key findings, and a collection of helpful resources to help a fellow first-time visitor adjust faster and better to the land of Tango.
Welcome to Rio de Janeiro the guide by Tatiani Loro
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013 by Robert Leeuwerink. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
The World Youth Day 2013. About the origins of Catholicism in Brazil and Rio de Janeiro. The Cities culture, the main tourist points,the most important churches and beaches of the city.
A Scot Goes South - A Journey from Mexico to Ayers Rock by Alastair Scott
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 136,680. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Here is the sequel to Alastair Scott's highly acclaimed Scot Free, describing the next two years of his five-year odyssey, this time in Central and South America, Australia and New Zealand. He writes with the same infectious brio as in his first book, a photographer's eye enriching the writer's, seizing with delight upon the egregious and eccentric, the larger-than-life that turns out to be life.
Buenos Aires Städtetour by Travel On The Dollar
Series: Städtetour. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 740. Language: German. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Spazieren Sie durch eines der größten Stadt Lateinamerikas, der Hauptstadt von Argentinien und der Stadt Porteños, Buenos Aires.
This is My Uruguay, Art & Wine - Este es Mi Uruguay, Arte y Vino by Wendy Wittmer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The author of this book invites you to learn a bit about life in Uruguay. You will learn about the industries, activities, & about the friends of the author with businesses in such industries. En español y ingles La autora de este libro le invita a conocer un poco sobre la vida en Uruguay. Aprenderá un poco sobre las industrias, actividades y los amigos del autor con empresas en las industrias.