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An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian's Wall from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway (East to West)
By M. C. Bishop
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 3. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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 east to west, 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.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
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...
Dylan's Welsh Walks
By Harri Roberts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
In 2014, Wales celebrates the centenary of the birth of Swansea-born poet Dylan Thomas. These eight themed walks, from an author who himself lived in Dylan's childhood home, will take you past several of the poet's childhood haunts, former homes and favourite drinking places, while offering stunning views along the Wales Coast Path. Walks vary from 4.3 to 8.1 miles (6.9 to 13.04 km).
Castle Walks in Monmouthshire
By Harri Roberts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,720. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Wales is famed for its castles, which are rivalled only by the stunning landscapes in which they stand. All twelve walks in this book start at, or close to, one of Monmouthshire's magnificent castles, fortresses like Chepstow, Raglan, Skenfrith and White. Walks range from 5.6 miles (9.1 km) to 12.3 miles (19.7 km) and each offers an exciting introduction to the area's history and natural beauty.
The Gozo Coastal Walk
By Emmet Mc Mahon
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 15,870. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
This 55 kilometre walk takes you around the entire island by a route that is interesting, safe, varied and very enjoyable. It is not a uniform sign-posted route but an exciting combination of limestone paths, town pavements, minor country roads and some sections across open countryside. The route takes you past many of the features of touristic interest on this beautiful Mediterranean island.
The Malta Coastal Walk
By Emmet Mc Mahon
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This wonderful 155 km walk takes you around the entire island of Malta by a route that is interesting, safe, varied and very enjoyable. It is not a uniform sign-posted route but a combination of limestone paths, town pavements, minor country roads and some sections across open countryside. The route is divided into 13 sections, each of which can be done comfortably in a day. This is a great walk.
Gozo: 10 Great Walks
By Emmet Mc Mahon
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 37,040. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Gozo, a small island with a rich history, provides wonderful opportunities for walking. Each of the 10 walks in this book - Leads you past a variety of landscapes and features of historical, environmental and cultural interest - Is described in detail and is accompanied by a clear map - Is of moderate length and can be extended or shortened to suit individual tastes. This is a great book.
Malta 10 Great Walks
By Emmet Mc Mahon
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,620. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
This book provides details of 10 great walks on Malta, together with a description of the noteworthy features that lie along each route a The duration of each walk is typically three to four hours and most can be shortened or extended to suit particular interests and circumstances. Importantly, the starting and end points of each walk can be accessed by bus.
Chiang Mai
By Jason Born
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,630. Language: German. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
Sterne und Planeten für Mädels und Poeten
By Siegmund Mischinger
Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: German. Published: November 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Himmelskunde endlich schnell und einfach. How to quickly find stars and planets in the sky.
Travel 7 Natural Wonders Of The World
By Daniel Hardie
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Travel 7 of the world's best Natural Wonders including the Grand Canyon, Great Barrier Reef, the Harbor of Rio, Mount Everest, Aurora Borealis, Paricutin Volcano and the Victoria Falls. Each and every one of these wonders are perfect for those looking to get back to Mother Nature and escape the hustle and bustle from the cities.
Ilovewalking France - The Burgundy Canal from Pouilly-en-Auxois to Saint-Jean de Losne
By Melinda Lusmore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Burgundy Canal from Pouilly-en-Auxois to St-Jean-de-Losne can be walked easily in 4 days. For the first 60 kilometres to Dijon, the canal takes a romantic winding path through some of the most glorious countryside imaginable and the ‘most beautiful village’ of Châteauneuf, perched high on a hill, will be impossible to walk past. From Dijon, the canal carves a straight line to St-Jean-de-Losne.
The McCandless Mecca: A Pilgrimage To The Magic Bus Of The Stampede Trail
By Ken Ilgunas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A story of a young man's excursion into the Alaskan wilderness to find the "Magic Bus" of the Stampede Trail--the bus in which Chris McCandless of "Into the WIld" lived and died.
The World Peace Journals
By Ben Gilbert
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,800. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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.
Following the Fleet – London’s Secret River
By Gareth Huw Davies
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
The Fleet is the greatest lost river in the world. It ran for just 5 miles, but it defined the shape of old London. This is its fascinating story.
Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano: 16 Tours in Karuizawa and Environs
By Peter Ninnes
Price: $3.09 USD. Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Lush forests, soaring mountains, a unique history mixing East and West, plus outlet shopping and golf courses galore: Karuizawa has something for everyone. This book provides a detailed guide to one of Japan's most famous highland retreats.
Hittin’ the Trail: Day Hiking Crex Meadows Wildlife Area
By Rob Bignell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Imagine a place where you can walk among the remnants of an ancient ice age lake and past tens of thousands of rare and endangered birds gathered on their annual migration, all as you hear the howls of wolves and calls of loons in the distance. The place is real: It’s the Crex Meadows Wildlife Area in northwest Wisconsin.
The Way, My Way
By Bill Bennett
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 70,890. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
(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.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
Sauntering to Santiago
By DeMar Southard
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,550. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
In 2012 I took a little walk from Barcelona to the west coast of Spain along the Catalan route of the Camino de Santiago. This is a memoir of my experiences, thoughts, and feelings. Along the way I add my ruminations on olives, Debussy, economics, and Prozac.