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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.
The Dog's Rollocks by Laura Tong
Series: Buggering Around, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Out of their depths & out of their minds, The Dog’s Rollocks is the antidote to all those tales of daring-do by fearless Adventurers that leave one feeling woefully inadequate and semi-suicidal. Instead, it charts in a sometimes surreal diary the disastrous real-life journey of one middle-aged, middle-class, couple, along with their overweight Labrador, to escape mid-life crisis & canapes.
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.
Salt and Emerald - a hesitant solo voyage round Ireland and the Irish by Alastair Scott
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 138,760. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Much more than adventurous travel, this book is an exploration of Ireland and her people, past and present. Observed with humour, sensitivity and insight, it is an engrossing account of encounters and experiences - astonishingly diverse - by a seasoned travelwriter. Everything from Dervla Murphy to the Mary Celeste. A journey packed with fact and anecdote that carries you along like the tide.
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?
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns by Alastair Scott
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.
A Scot Returns - A Journey from Bali to Skye by Alastair Scott
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 144,720. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The last of a trilogy, by turns comic and astonishing, of a remarkable five-year pilgrimage around the world. Travelling on foot, camel, elephant and public transport Scott slips, trots and lumbers through the cultures of the Far and Near East. He carries a notebook, a will to understand, a bent towards absurdities and…(ever the optimist)…a universal bath plug where there are no universal drains.
Me & U2 360 by Cathal McCarron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,380. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Between 30th June 2009 in Barcelona and 30th July 2011 in Moncton, Cathal followed the U2 360° tour, writing reviews and tales of the concerts as he went. The ebook of Me & U2 360° is a multimedia collection of all those concert tales. If you saw a U2 360° concert, or are a U2 fan, then you will thoroughly enjoy this book!
Following Josh by Dave Norman
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 101,150. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
From Beijing's hutongs to the "always undefeated" city of Warsaw, follow Josh along with author Dave Norman as they explore the Far East and Eastern Europe by rail. Whether drinking with nomads in Mongolia, dining with locals in Seoul, or exploring Russian paintball combat with a "retired" Soviet arms dealer, Norman's blend of humor and history makes the adventure come alive.
From The Grand Canyon To The Great Wall: Travelers' Best, Worst And Most Ridiculous Stories From The Road by David Slenk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,640. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"Grand To Great" brings our huge, wild world home with an outstanding collection of 67 stories, experiences, and thoughts from 54 authors and 45 countries around the globe. Stories that will make you laugh, cry, and think. Experiences that will inspire you to get up and create your own story – either right here at home or out in the farthest reaches of our world.
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.
Fast Times in Palestine by Pamela Olson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,390. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Pamela Olson, a small town girl from eastern Oklahoma, had what she always wanted: a physics degree from Stanford University. But instead of feeling excited for what came next, she felt consumed by dread and confusion. This irresistible memoir chronicles her journey from aimless ex-bartender to Ramallah-based journalist and foreign press coordinator for a Palestinian presidential candidate.
Natural Wanders in Australia by Linda Lee Rathbun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A nature-loving travel writer and her photographer/husband run away from their home in Florida to spend a year wandering in Australia. Wander with them as they travel to the more remote areas of the Land Down Under discovering its many natural wonders.
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.
Jumping Ships - The global misadventures of a cargo ship apprentice by David Baboulene
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,320. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Book two in David's humorous travel series. ‘Packed with enough ship board hilarity to make the reader literally weep with laughter, Ocean Boulevard and Jumping Ships are probably the funniest maritime-themed books in print today.' Ships Monthly ...laughs aplenty, but also top notch writing about the seas, ships and those who sail on them... Sea Breezes Magazine
Ocean Boulevard - An epic journey all the way... from a boy to a man by David Baboulene
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,180. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Interesting, raucous and very, very funny." TalkSport "A seriously funny man with a great gift for story-telling. One of the funniest books I have ever read." City Talk "Baboulene is like a Bryson who has really played the field. Truly adventurous, truly hilarious and funny enough to burst your stitches!" Borders Books "Interesting, raucous and very, very funny." Maxim