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Nonfiction » Travel » By region » Europe » Iceland
The Little Book of Tourists in Iceland - Tips, Tricks, and What the Icelanders Really Think of You by Alda Sigmundsdottir
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,060. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Essay » Sociology
Iceland is in the midst of an unprecedented tourist boom that has brought wealth, but also myriad issues and challenges. This book provides a unique insight into the social and environmental impact that tourism is having on Iceland, and offers invaluable tips for touring safely, responsibly, and in harmony with the locals. A fascinating resource for anyone interested in Iceland and the Icelanders.
Terrance Talks Travel: The Quirky Tourist Guide to Reykjavik (Iceland) by Terrance Zepke
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Discover why Reykjavik is one of the hottest destinations in northern Europe! You'll be amazed at all there is to see and do, including the author's TOP TEN PICKS. She also shares lots of things you need to know, including how to pre-book your Blue Lagoon excursion ( a must!) and little-known tips to maximize this once-in-a-lifetime experience, best tours and restaurants, hip hostels, and more.
The Little Book of the Hidden People by Alda Sigmundsdottir
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,980. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
In these twenty stories of elves from Icelandic folklore, author and translator Alda Sigmundsdóttir provides rare insight into Iceland’s elf folklore, which at its core reflects the plight of a nation living in abject poverty on the edge of the inhabitable world, and its people’s heroic efforts to survive, physically, emotionally and spiritually.
The Little Book of Icelandic by Alda Sigmundsdottir
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,900. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
On the idiosyncrasies, delights, and sheer tyranny of the Icelandic language. A book about one of the oldest and most complex languages in the world and the heart and soul of the people who use it.
Icelandic Folk Legends: Tales of Apparitions, Outlaws and Things Unseen. by Alda Sigmundsdottir
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » World
Fifteen Icelandic folk legends, giving us a glimpse of the Icelanders' beliefs, values and fears in centuries past, as well as their powerful need to cling to all that was pure and good.
Tales of Iceland -or- Running with the Huldufólk in the Permanent Daylight by Stephen Markley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Matthew Trinetti. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
7 years after hearing Quentin Tarantino describe his trip to Iceland as “Supermodels working at McDonald’s,” American author Stephen Markley embarked on his own trip to Iceland with two friends, and adventure ensued. Tales of Iceland is the fastest, funniest memoir of an American experience in Iceland and required reading for anyone wishing to visit this strange, beautiful, & remarkable country.
Iceland, Defrosted by Edward Hancox
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 79,630. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013 by SilverWood Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is the story of one Englishman’s obsession with a half-frozen, roughly duck-shaped island in the cold north Atlantic.
Iceland: A Stormy Motorcycle Adventure by Sherrie McCarthy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011 by Unleash Your Adventure. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Active volcanoes, glaciers, rivers without bridges and killer sheep - Iceland offers the kind of riding that motorcycle adventure dreams are made of. Ignoring the lack of off road skills in one half of the partnership, Patrick and Sherrie set off on a 6 week journey from Germany to Iceland and back in the summer of 2010. Includes 8 maps and 21 color pictures.
A Good Horse Has No Color: Searching Iceland for the Perfect Horse by Nancy Marie Brown
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After several visits to study the medieval sagas, Nancy Marie Brown returns to Iceland to search for the perfect horse. She arrives shaken by tragedy, but finds inspiration in the volcanic landscape, alive with stories. Riding a variety of horses, and meeting horsemen as independent and stubborn as their mounts, she opens herself up to this strange and wonderful world.