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Brazil | Peru | Ecuador (including Galapagos Islands) | Argentina | Chile (including Easter Island)
Frogs and Frigate Birds by Jo Carroll
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,470. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Three years ago, during a chance encounter in Cuba, I was asked why I'd never been to Ecuador. I mumbled, for I could think of no good reason. And so thought I'd better find out more for myself. But I had no idea what an astonishing country it is, with its mountains and beaches and Inca treasures. And poisonous frogs!
A Million Sticky Kisses: The Story of a Gringa Teacher in Chile by Sally Rose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In 2009, Sally Rose’s life-long dream of teaching English abroad becomes a reality when she goes to Chile as a volunteer teacher. But some days, her dream is more like a nightmare as she struggles with both the language and the culture. Motivated by wanting to help underprivileged children, Sally arrives in Chile with optimism and good intentions only to find herself dealing with unimagined obstac
Before 1492, the Portuguese Discovery of America by John D. Irany
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 » Science and Nature » Nature
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.
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 To Exploring Machu Picchu and its Hidden Attractions by Anton Swanepoel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
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 200 pictures to give you a virtual walk-through and guide you at Machu Picchu. Updated October 2016 to include new research and scientific findings on the purpose of Machu Picchu.
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 » Travel » By region
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 » Travel » By region
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?
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.
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.
Paradise...my ass! by Tony Fitzsimmons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,530. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Prompted by their presence on a Thai beach on Boxing Day 2004 where they witnessed at first hand the tragic consequences of the tsunami Tony and his wife Sue sold up and moved to Brazil where they opened a guest house in a tiny fishing village on the Island of Boipeba. With a scant knowledge of the local language and no previous experience in the hospitality business what could possibly go wrong?
The Americas North to South, Part 1: Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet by Lisa Anderson
Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Nothing goes to plan in this modern day family adventure. As the Anderson's leave winter behind and explore the mysteries of the Lost City of the Inca, unbelievable tales are shared with classmates back home. Pack your suitcase, and come along for the ride in Part 1 of Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet, based on the true-life extraordinary adventures of 6 Andersons 1 World.
A Different Shade of Travel (Home and Abroad): One Man's Look At The World And America Through Travel by Joseph Brazer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,700. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)(5.00 from 1 review)
Ever thought about visiting exotic countries? How about traveling and experiencing stereotypes and prejudices? Maybe you have lived abroad and returned home to find your opinions and outlook on life and the world have dramatically changed. A Different Shade of Travel (Home and Abroad) delves deeper inside how traveling and living abroad changes us and reshapes our opinions of the world.