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Gumbi vs The World by Dot Gumbi
Price: Free! Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travel comedy and chaos - follow Dot Gumbi as he explores Poland and America only to be hospitalized twice as he searches for a movie star, a monster, and the biggest ball of twine in the world. For fans of Bill Bryson.
A Very Late Gap Year In Taiwan by P. R. Travis
You set the price! Words: 67,100. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I quit my jobs as an Aerospace engineer and engineering graduate student to teach ESL in East Asia for one year. I only made it to ten months. If you are considering this as a career change, please learn from my many mistakes. Better yet: read about and laugh at my many mistakes from the comfort of your own home.
Who Stole Our Bikes Book 2 by Pamela Bowman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,690. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Continuing the young retirees twenty two month unique, challenging and adventurous journey from England, Bill and Pam, known on the road as The Oldies, have to date relished cycling through Belgium, Luxemburg, Germany and Italy. Varying their mission when in Greece they decided to venture further south for the summer, stopping off at Crete before cycling Israel where they were conronted by guns!
An African Odyssey by Peter Winton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 160,600. Language: British English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Peter Winton sets out alone on a 10,000 mile journey around Africa. He travels the hard way overland, encountering astonishing hardship and poverty, but also some of the most extraordinary natural wonders on the planet. On an odyssey into the unknown, where chance encounter is everything and where contentment and joy are found in the ordinary, the everyday, and the most unexpected of places.
Mongolia: Travels in An Untamed Land by Jasper Becker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 134,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
For seventy years Mongolia was all but closed to the west - a forbidden country, shrouded in darkness. Jasper Becker had long dreamed of exploring the sweeping land that lay just beyond China’s Great Wall and when communism disintegrated, he finally did. Setting out from Kublai Khan’s capital, Beijing, Becker was one of the first westerners to cross the border tracing the course of Yellow River.
Jousting with Windmills - A Journey into the Heart of Spain by Mark Colenutt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Without a word of Spanish to his name, Mark was perfectly prepared to leave home behind and begin life in Spain teaching English. Under his arm was a copy of Don Quixote, which acted as his indirect guide to the nation's psyche. His ambition was to learn the language, travel the country, unlock Cervantes' novel and add to his outlook on life. What he hadn't counted on was precisely what happened.
Een Groenlander in Afrika by Koos Dijksterhuis
You set the price! Words: 117,570. Language: Dutch. Published: April 24, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Ze dribbelen langs het strand op zes tenen: drie aan elke voet. Als je op het strand wandelt, lopen ze voor je uit, tot ze ineens terugsnorren. Drieteenstrandlopers zijn gezelligheidsdieren. ’s Winters hollen ze over de stranden van Schotland tot Zuid-Afrika. Maar waarom vliegen ze eigenlijk naar Afrika als ze ook in Nederland kunnen overwinteren? En waarom broeden ze helemaal bij de Noordpool?
A Year on Planet Alzheimer by Carolyn Steele
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,040. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
What happens when a single parent from London heads for Canada to care for an elderly lady in case it’s fun? Almost the story of an adventure, this tale isn’t quite a travelogue, despite being largely about places. Mainly there is life and the sheer unexpectedness of the way other people live it. With more meatballs than majestic waves, it is mostly the story of an escapade.
Do You Speak English? - Versión en Español by Wayne Parry
Price: Free! Words: 75,510. Language: Spanish. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Wayne Parry es un hablante de varios idiomas, que ha dedicado un año para volver a descubrir las formas más efectivas de aprender un idioma durante un viaje. Su trabajo en escuelas de idiomas le llevó a todos los rincones del mundo y este relato de su viaje lingüístico más reciente nos muestra que cualquier cosa puede suceder cuando lejos de casa.
Destination Unknown by Susan English
Price: Free! Words: 113,600. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 1 review)
What does it take to see the world? Money? A good travel agent? Extended vacation time? Or just maybe all it takes is $700, a bicycle, and an indomitable spirit.
Wheelchair Around the World by Patrick Simpson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 148,990. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Patrick and Anne Simpson had a not so uncommon dream to travel the world upon their retirement. A major obstacle had to be crossed before this dream could become a reality. Anne, debilitated by a rare joint disease, would be confined to a wheelchair for much of their eight-month journey. Wheelchair Around the World is their heartwarming and inspiring account of a couple living out their dream.
To Travel Hopelessly by English Teacher X
Series: English Teacher X, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests(5.00 from 1 review)
English Teacher X follows up his debut book with this raw and vivid memoir of his first five years teaching English abroad. In 1995 a young backpacker answered a newspaper ad and inadvertently became English Teacher X, working between 1995 and 2000 in seven different cities in five different countries, encountering exploitative employers, degenerate colleagues, and eager "foreigner groupies."
Soft Adventure Travel by Harlan Hague
Price: Free! Words: 125,420. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Soft adventure. The sort of experience that goes beyond the typical tourist itinerary. There is no great physical challenge involved here. There is considerable food for the spirit. And the body. And on the windjammer, a rum swizzle at every turn. This is a collection of my published travel articles that tell about these journeys throughout the world. Come with me as I revisit these experiences.