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Roman Walks: Nine Tours in the Heart of the Eternal City
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.
Beauty and Pleasure and Moderately Energetic Walking in the Lower Southern Alps
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
Love on the Way - A Camino Diary
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.
Behind the Albergue Door: Inspiration Agony Adventure on the Camino de Santiago
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,810. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A detailed and, according to the author's mom, hilarious account of the 5 weeks he and his wife spent hiking the popular 800 kilometre pilgrimage route, the Camino de Santiago, in the fall of 2012. It mixes stories, advice and humour in a way unique among travel books and is a terrific read for past pilgrims, future pilgrims, travel buffs, and those who simply love reading about people in pain.
27 Days a Pilgrim on the Camino de Santiago de Compostela
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.
The Way, My Way
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 70,890. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Camino memoir written in the humorous vein of Bill Bryson or Eric Newby, Australian film director Bill Bennett walks the ancient 500 mile pilgrimage route across Spain, determined to give back a micro-fibre towel lent to him by a hiker to help ice a "curmudgeon" of a knee. A spiritual journey that's both deeply moving, and laugh-out-loud funny.
Wild Flower Walker: A Pilgrimage to Nature on the Bibbulmun Track
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,850. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature
A travel story into the heart of nature. One woman on a 967km nature trail through Western Australia's wildflower filled bush. Amidst natural beauty and ever changing challenges unfolds the story of a bush pilgrimage, a gentle reweaving and reconnection of Self within the tapestry of Nature itself.
Mud, Sweat and Beers
Price: Free! Words: 27,580. Language: British English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A humorous 'rambling' adventure across Southern England. Two young(ish) men set off in search of a remote village in Somerset purely because it had the same name as their home village in Kent. Armed with little more than a trusty axe and a tent, they follow long distance paths via Surrey, Hampshire & Wiltshire. Funny, informative and surreal; this is the only known travel book with dream sequences
Camino Tips: How to Get the Most Out of "The Way"
Series: Woman on Her Way. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Seventy incredibly practical tips to help you prepare, enjoy, and get the most out of "The Way. " This must-have ebook is chock-full of references and links to valuable information.
The Via Algarviana: an English guide to the ‘Algarve Way'
Price: $4.32 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
The Via Algarviana (‘Algarve Way’) is a fully waymarked, long-distance trail across southern Portugal’s Algarve region, from the Spanish border in the east to the Atlantic Ocean in the west. This guide describes the complete route from Alcoutim to Cabo de São Vicente (Cape St Vincent), as well as an alternative finish to the walk via Aljezur and the Rota Vicentina.
Women of the Way: Embracing the Camino
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.
The Slacker Pilgrim Guide to the Camino de Santiago
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,370. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Half travel tips and half travel memoir, The Slacker Pilgrim Guide to the Camino de Santiago is a humorous book about the famous pilgrim trail across the north of Spain. In April and May 2012, Sunshine Jen walked 550 miles on the Camino Frances to Santiago de Compostela then onto Finnisterre on the coast. She went looking for answers, but she came back with more questions and no blisters.
The Kiwi Sisters’ Camino Portugués
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
The daily journal of two New Zealand sisters walking the Camino Portugués in 2012. It shares the many challenges and joys pilgrims face on the pilgrim trail. While Fátima, the Marion shrine is well known throughout Portugal, the Camino Portugués, and its 615 km route from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela, isn't.
Strong Camino Woman
Price: $4.99 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
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
The Appalachian Trail Girl's Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
An Appalachian Trail planning guide and thru-hiking memoir, in this book you will find: ·Advice and first-hand knowledge on being a solo, female, long-distance hiker ·Budget-friendly gear and logistical planning ·Mental preparation for the highs and lows of thru-hiking ·The best section hikes and must visit locations for each state ·Stories from the author's journey along the trail
Hadrian's Wall Path: Walking into History
Series: Woman on Her Way. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,200. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
In Hadrian's Wall Path: Walking into History you can sense the presence of the ancient Romans and feel what it was like to live on Rome's most northern frontier. Vivid descriptions and 130+ photographs and illustrations of northern England and the archaeological remains depict life on The Wall—now and then.
Everest Base Camp for Normal People
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
What is it with Everest Base Camp? Why do so many people, every year, train for months and then trek to the base of the world's highest mountain? What is it like anyway? Is it only for mountaineers and tour groups? This is the journal of my trek. All of the author's proceeds from the sale of this book are donated to the Trek Climb Ski Nepal Community Fund.
Trekking the Mount Everest region of Nepal
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.
Steps Out of Time: One Woman's Journey on the Camino
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,160. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Steps Out of Time is a deeply reflective memoir on aging and the pace of modern life as seen through the eyes of a fifty-seven-year-old wife, mother, and professional who worries that her recently diagnosed medical conditions might prevent her from accomplishing her goal.

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