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Backpacking With Chad In Nepal
By Chad Thomson
Series: Backpacking With Chad: An American's Stories From Traveling The World. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
After his adventures in India, Chad Thomson travels to Nepal on the next leg of his Round The World backpacking trip. Unfortunately he loses his guidebook along the way, so he must travel Nepal on his own, without guidance or help. Will he manage to get around? Will he be ripped off? Can he find the cool-but-reasonably-priced backpackers bars without his trusty Lonely Planet to help him?
Reminiscences
By Krishnanand
Price: Free! Words: 47,570. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by Mrugank Patel. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
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I have traveled widely and like all well-traveled persons, my wandering life is also full with diverse educative, exciting, enlightening and exacting experiences,. Therefore, through ‘REMINISCENCES’ I come before you as your little brother who was out on long travels throughout the length and breadth of the country, to share with you all, some more travel experiences.
Swimming To Guantanamo - From Elian to Obama A Decade in Cuba under the U.S. Embargo
By Jim Ryerson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,890. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Under a U.S. trade embargo imposed half a century ago, U.S. citizens are barred from traveling to Cuba. As a journalist, I began visiting Cuba in 1998 and during my more than 35 visits I’ve met hundreds of Cubans who have graciously shared their lives, music, food, culture and created my passion to tell their stories. In writing these stories, I’ve tried to counteract some of the false impressions
Treading Lightly: Travels from Shanghai to Kiev
By Paris Franz
Price: Free! Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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Treading Lightly recounts travels from the bright lights of Shanghai to the cobblestones of Kiev, via the volcanoes of Hawaii and the canals of Venice. The collection comprises 17 travel pieces that add up to 21,000 words.
15 Weeks
By James King
Price: Free! Words: 38,020. Language: British English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Witty, informative, often deliciously ‘tongue-in-cheek’ and full of typically British humour, 15 Weeks is recommended for travellers, would be ex-pats and those who enjoy light reading and a good laugh.
How I bought a cow-- and donated its calf
By Shoba Narayan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,210. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
When Shoba Narayan moved to India from New York, she didn't think she would buy a cow. She had heard of India's holy cows, of course; encountered them on India's chaotic roads, mooed at them even. Shoba believed in India's Holy Cows. As a lifelong vegetarian, she didn't go so far as to worship the cow. She merely desisted from eating them. Enter Sarala, a milk-lady with a proposition.
Lost & Found in Egypt: A Most Unlikely Journey Through the Shifting Sands of Love and Loss
By Kyla Merwin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,300. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
With more dumb guts than preparation, a woman decides to take a solo journey to the Middle East on the Get-There-and-Wing-it Plan. In a voice both raw and illuminating, Kyla Merwin explores dramatic inner and outer landscapes, sometimes frightening, often hilarious and ultimately heartwarming. Her journeys bring her back to her most authentic self, to more that she ever thought she was capable of.
Sunshine and Orange Blossom
By Ralph Morris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Ralph Morris’ horizons are broader than his modest upbringing on the coast of North East Lincolnshire might suggest. He combines the thrill of visiting new places and cultures with his love of people watching, a hobby which gives both him and his family much entertainment.
Nepal Colour & Culture
By Paul John
Price: $1.01 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Nepal is a round-the-year destination with a difference, be it summer, monsoon, autumn or winter. One finds an unsurpassed splendour in all the seasons depending upon one’s mood and choice. The major part of the country is of high mountains and rolling hills.
View America: West Mountain - Part 1
By Paul Frederick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,850. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
West Mountain - Part 1 is a non-commercial exploration of Montana and Wyoming. Each state is described with its own brief historical background and its main sights, tourist attractions and points of interest. This book does not include lodgings, restaurants or entertainment, except where these may interact with the narrative. It is illustrated with more than 120 full-sized photos.
The Wisdom of Strangers
By Dr Patricia Isley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,660. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Dr Patricia Isley chronicles serendipitous meetings with strangers over four years of solo travel stretching from the wilderness of America to the pristine islands of Malaysia. The book is part travelogue, part homage to the people she meets along the way who provide guidance for her transformation from a career in Corporate America to her true life's work. Includes self-help tips for readers.
Jaipur : History & Monuments (A Photo Book)
By Paul John
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Jaipur, the city of Rajputs is well known for its fairs and fests that are held on a grand level. The festivals include kite festival, camel festival, teej, gangaur, elephant festival, to name a few.
Double Happiness: One Man's Tale of Love, Loss, and Wonder on the Long Roads of China
By Tony Brasunas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tony Brasunas had never left the United States nor taught a class on anything. The adventure that changed him forever, that broke open his heart and awakened his mind, began in a high school classroom in hot, coastal Guangzhou, China, and culminated on the plateaus of ancient Tibet. A journey across China and through the soul of a young American, Double Happiness is travel writing at its best.
Let's Travel In India, China, Russia & Bhutan
By James David
Price: $1.06 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The world is filled of miracles, some miracles are man-made and some are natural. It has always have been a born desire of a man that he should always do something new and discover new things. This e-book has been basically written in context to overcome to curiosity of the people who want to know all about the wonders.
Raise Your Hand: Raise Your Hand: Adventures of an American Springsteen Fan in Europe
By Caryn Rose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,590. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
18 days, five countries, and seven concerts: this was how long-time Springsteen chronicler and veteran Backstreets contributor Caryn Rose spent her summer vacation, running from Paris to Prague to Vienna to London to Dublin, following Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band on tour. Part travelogue and part rock and roll love letter, Rose takes you with her every step of the way.
Journey to the Ardeche
By G McDougall
Series: Pilgrimage, 6. Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Journeying to the Ardeche via the Languedoc's Pont St Espirit. Dazzling, energetic travel writing by award-winning author G McDougall.
Recalculating . . .
By James Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The title of his latest e-book , Recalculating, suggested itself to Clarke when he read that in the UK “half the travellers who use GPS devices in their cars, end up in a field” and that it "led one fellow to deliver a jumping castle to an old age home”. He tells how he summited Everest; how he deals with foreign languages and he recounts of his true but misdirected adventures in Africa.
1978, Crossing America And Back:
By Skot David Wilson
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Autobiographical account of my trip circumventing the United States in 1978 taken when I was 17, after losing my father, and trying to come to terms with his death.
Ascents & Descents
By Jeroen Vogel
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Two Dutch pub buddies decide to team up for a backpacking classic: riding a motorbike through Vietnam, from Ho Chi Minh City to the capital Hanoi. Taking on a country that’s as foreign as it gets for any European, they make their way north through chaotic traffic, bribe the police, get ripped off and find out that being pub buddies is a hell of a lot easier than being travel mates.
View America: South East
By Paul Frederick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In the travel series View America, South East covers Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee. It is a non-commercial and more or less objective chronicle of an in-depth exploration of these states. Each state is described with its own brief historical background and its main sights, tourist attractions and points of interest.