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Roman Walks: Nine Tours in the Heart of the Eternal City by NotreDameInternational
Price: Free! Words: 33,510. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Rome is a city that needs to be walked in order to be truly experienced and understood. Every corner of Rome, every street, has something surprising and precious to reveal. Produced by the University of Notre Dame, Roman Walks invites you to approach the city on foot through nine walking tours—step by step, walking at your own pace.
Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano: 20 Nature, History and Culture Tours in Chikuma City by Peter Ninnes
Series: Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano. You set the price! Words: 20,800. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks(3.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Road Less Travelled - Camino Primitivo - by Ralf Becker
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 23,870. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
Ralf Becker begins preparing for his first ever pilgrimage. Against the advice of his chiropractor he decides to take the most difficult route to Santiago - over the mountains on the Camino Primitivo. The ancient pilgrimage route is summed up by a question from a young Dutch man about whether he discovered anything profound in the mysticism of the Camino, and Becker’s simple answer.
A Traveler's Highway to Heaven: Exploring the History and Culture of Northern Spain on El Camino de Sanitago by William Bonville
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 129,010. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
The perfect travel companion that adds historical and cultural meat to the bones of the hiker’s El Camino experience for those who yearn to course El Camino de Santiago without handling the rigors of walking the 800 kilometer Way.
Seductive Venice: In Casanova's Footsteps by Kathleen Ann Gonzalez
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,200. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks(5.00 from 1 review)
Seductive Venice takes readers on seven walking tours of Venice to over 90 locations Giacomo Casanova visited--churches, bridges, statues, alleys, and canals, all with helpful maps. Discover where this famous lover gambled, drank, cajoled, loved, spied, and seduced. Historical sidebars and Casanova’s own words punctuate this entertaining romp through the life of Venice’s most famous lover.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian’s Wall from Bowness-on-Solway to Wallsend (West to East) by M. C. Bishop
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 2. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 53,550. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from west to east, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
Trekking the Mount Everest region of Nepal by JW Mitchell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,220. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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.
Beauty and Pleasure and Moderately Energetic Walking in the Lower Southern Alps by Alan Hutchinson
Price: Free! Words: 101,110. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Senses of beauty and especially pleasure drive us in all we do. Here are presented two different kinds, Alpine walking and some simple science. The last two chapters suggest what these emotions may be, how they arose and vary, and how they guide our good and bad decisions. There are 88 pictures, 514 references and 172 anecdotes. There is a web browser version: http://mewila.co.uk/html/mewila.htm
Finding Mount Guyot by Buddha Palguta
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,660. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A fast-paced, laugh-out-loud backpacking story about a whiskey-drinking, blue-collar kid from the flatlands of Cleveland, Ohio who gets it into his head that he wants to be a mountain man. Starting in 1977, this book follows Johnny Rez and a quirky cast of companions through fourteen rollicking adventures in the Great Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Laughs, action, and romance.
Love on the Way - A Camino Diary by Steve Devereaux
Price: Free! Words: 21,880. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
This isn’t a guide to the Camino. It simply tells story of what it’s like to walk the Way of St. James. Consequently, there’s little mention of religion or history, but a lot about the joy and pain of this 500-mile hike. So if you’re thinking of walking the Way, it’s an honest account of what you might find, and if you’ve already done it, you can read and reminisce about a great experience.
Strong Camino Woman by Pauline Finlay-Molloy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,460. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A Newfoundland grandmother decides to spice up her life of retirement by walking the 790-kilometre Camino Francés. She experiences pain and homesickness and overcomes many fears along the way from Torbay, Newfoundland to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. The people she meets along the trail are her greatest joy.
Living from the Heart with Lessons from the Camino de Santiago by Brooke Broadbent
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,080. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks(5.00 from 1 review)
Brooke shares the profound lessons of the Camino de Santiago as different stories applied to real life examples. This offers readers a glimpse into the ancient Camino approach to a balanced life. Sue Kenney author of My Camino
A Long Walk in the Alps - the Eiger to the Matterhorn by Pete Buckley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
A Long Walk in the Alps recounts a hike through the mountains of Switzerland from Grindelwald in the Bernese Oberland to Zermatt in the Valais. In this real life adventure, the author sets out along the path known as the Eiger Trail with the aim of reaching the mountain town of Zermatt beneath the far off Matterhorn but the journey is almost over in its early days...
Women of the Way: Embracing the Camino by Jane V. Blanchard
Series: Woman on Her Way. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks(5.00 from 1 review)
Women of the Way: Embracing the Camino is a story of hiking the Camino de Santiago. Come along with the author on this incredible 500 mile journey across northern Spain. Meet women from different nations. Discover why they chose to undertake this arduous adventure, what they learned, and why they would do it again.
Chiang Mai by Jason Born
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,630. Language: German. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Chiang Mai, eine Stadt im Norden von Thailand, ist eine exotische Stadt, die viele Besucher fasziniert. Es gibt eine äußerst sehenswerte Altstadt, mit historischen Tempeln, doch man kann hier auch Schlittschuhlaufen, obwohl die Stadt in den Tropen liegt. In diesem Buch werden die schönsten Attraktionen von Chiang Mai und der Umgebung beschrieben.
27 Days a Pilgrim on the Camino de Santiago de Compostela by Michael Thornton
Price: $7.76 USD. Words: 75,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Despite quadruple heart bypass surgery, hospitalisation due to a complete mental breakdown after losing his younger son to chronic diabetes, and being plagued by self-doubt at having to walk 25 kilometres per day for an entire month, 64 year-old Australian author Michael Thornton sets out to trek the iconic 800km Camino de Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage across northern Spain.
Les chemins de paradis by Bruno Robert des Douets
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,900. Language: French. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
"Les chemins de paradis" sont un guide de pèlerinage et de randonnée sur les chemins qui convergent en direction du Mont-Saint-Michel. Il est conçu pour une utilisation sur tablette ou smart phone.
The World Peace Journals by Ben Gilbert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,660. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
A Himalayan Journey into Madness, Mayhem and Adventure ! "Adventure as it should be - just do it and damn the rest!" - Ian Thurlby, founder of The Blue Space Guides' Co-operative.
Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano: 16 Tours in Nagano City by Peter Ninnes
Series: Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano. You set the price! Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Nagano City in central Japan offers a wealth of opportunities to explore the country's unique natural, cultural and historical features. This book provides the most thoroughly researched and comprehensive English language guide to the city's sites, including Zenkoji temple, Matsushiro castle town, Kawanakajima battlefield, the Chikuma River bikeway, and the Togakushi highland area.
The Great Glen Way and On Arran by Paul Brown
You set the price! Words: 31,490. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Two travelogues for the price of one but still short enough so readers don't feel cheated. Read about the adventures of a group of older Scouts in Scotland as they traverse The Great Glen Way and explore Arran. I know, its Scouts and they're boring & middle class etc - but what lies within is the truth about Scout trips As far as we're concerned anyway... Proceeds go to the Scout group involved.