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Hadrian's Wall Path: Walking into History by Jane V. Blanchard
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.
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.
O Fôn i Fynwy by Harri Roberts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,970. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
The traditional Welsh expression ‘O Fôn i Fynwy’ literally means from Anglesey (Ynys Môn) to Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy) but is also used figuratively to mean the whole of Wales. This new Wales end to end is a 364-mile route starts at Holyhead and passes through Wales’s most stunning landscapes. The walk ends in Chepstow on the Wales-England border.
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.
Curacao Travel Adventures by Michael Hunter
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
All of the detailed information you need is here about the hotels, restaurants, shopping, sightseeing. We also lead you to new discoveries, helping you to interact with the world in new ways. That's what makes our guides unique. The author is fascinated with Curacao and her passion comes across in the text, which is lively and revealing. Loaded with color pictures.
Walking Tours of the Great Italian Cities by AM Kirkby
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,170. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
These tours take the reader through Florence, Venice, Rome and Pisa, looking at art and architecture, and showing how each city developed through history. Originally developed as audio tours, they are now available in e-book form.
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.
Strong Camino Woman by Pauline Finlay-Molloy
Price: $2.99 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.
Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano: 16 Tours in Nagano City by Peter Ninnes
Series: Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano. Price: $3.99 USD. 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.
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.
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: 57,350. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. 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 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. 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...
Castle Walks in Monmouthshire by Harri Roberts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,720. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
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.
Malta 10 Great Walks by Emmet Mc Mahon
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,620. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
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: $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.
The World Peace Journals by Ben Gilbert
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,660. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, 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.
The Way, My Way by Bill Bennett
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.
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.
Sauntering to Santiago by DeMar Southard
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,550. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks(3.00 from 1 review)
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.
Behind the Albergue Door: Inspiration Agony Adventure on the Camino de Santiago by Dean Johnston
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.