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Second Spring by Ellen Rugen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hoping not to retire at 60, Ellen buys a house in France with views of the Pyrenees. Living on a shoestring, she describes the day to day dilemmas of life as a second homer, with an aged cat. A picture is painted where spin is not yet King and traditional values linger on in a community close to the earth beneath vibrant skies. An entertaining guide for anyone who shares a similar dream.
Not All Wanderers Are Lost by ROSS RADICH
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,960. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Sometimes in life, there comes a chance for one to fulfill one's dreams to travel the planet, and have someone else pay. This book is such a story. The author's previous employment opportunities included cleaning public lavatories, working in a slaughterhouse, running coffee shops, and then this opportunity came along.
Come, Walk With Me – II by Harpreet Kaur
Series: Come, Walk with me, Book 2. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Rajasthan, a place so unique that has held onto its traditions and faith even in modern age. It is modern and yet traditional in everything it does. Traveling in Rajasthan is a different experience not felt elsewhere.
On Arran by Paul Brown
You set the price! Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
A short travelogue around the villages and Clachans of Arran as seen through the eyes of a group of explorer scouts and their somewhat miserable leader. As before, all proceeds go to the scout group to which the travelers belong.
The Hotel --- Upstairs, Downstairs in a Secret World by Jeffrey Robinson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,050. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Bestselling author Jeffrey Robinson spent five months as a fly-on-the-wall at what was then, arguably, the best hotel in the world. The result is a riveting expose of life above and below stairs, an unforgettable adventure into a secret world where the public is never permitted to go.
Dare To Dream ... And Dare by Stevenson O'Connor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,560. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Despite suffering from depression and bipolar, Steve O'Connor bought a horse in Granada, Spain and rode it some 2000 miles to Penzance, England. His relationship with Murphy (his horse)helped Steve cope with his mental issues and embedded the belief that there is no problem in life that cannot be surmounted. This tale of their trek is often funny, sometimes sad, and invariably inspirational.
Dallying In Nepal by Byron Dormire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,060. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Take an evening rickshaw amid shrines and crowded market squares in Kathmandu. Visit the Everest View Hotel at 13,300 feet. Trek through village highlands and explore ancient Nepalese cultures and diverse ceremonial mysteries. Mix in danger, a happy, hard-working people, and even a little romance for rich descriptions and a profound sense of humanity. Dallying in Nepal is an entertaining read.
Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet! Based on the true-life extraordinary adventures of 6 Anderson's 1 World by Lisa Anderson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Ever dreamed of just leaving the cold winter behind? Want to pack up your flip flops and hiking boots and head off with a one-way ticket to all your favorite exotic destinations? Whether stuck in an Italian elevator, held at gunpoint in the Egyptian desert, or storm chasing floods, fires and tsunamis, this tale of amazing family adventure will keep you wishing you were there in their suitcase.
Oyibo by Ana Hogas & Ionut Florea
Price: Free! Words: 22,840. Language: Unknown language. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Pentru Ionut si Ana turul de 55000 de km in jurul Africii cu motocicleta nu a fost o cursa contra cronometru. Inspirata de doua evenimente neasteptate, calatoria nomadica a durat 14 luni si a traversat 29 de tari. Oyibo Partea 1 – Din Romania In Maroc este despre inceputurile expeditiei. Peripetiile din prima luna dau tonul unei calatorii epice.
There and Back - An Elder's Solo Global Pilgrimage by Betty Brown
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,690. Language: American English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A 68 year old woman explores ten countries alone for a year with one rolling backpack....gathering friendships, adventures and life lessons everywhere she travels.
The Key to the Castle: Zen and Travel Stories of Trust by Sue Schleifer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens to a beginning student of Zen as she sits and watches her mind? How is a Zen retreat like a vacation? Whether visiting her aging mom, hiking in northern Thailand, crossing a rain-swelled creek in South Africa, or eating formal meals at a Zen retreat, Schleifer asks, “What is going on here?” Her discoveries become ours in this clear and poignant account of inner and outer journeys.
Itinerario magico in toscana dalla val d’arbia alla val d’orcia. by Rosario Volpi
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: Italian. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Il viaggio che faremo è nelle terre a sud della provincia di Siena, percorreremo l’antica via Francigena, e visiteremo il lembo di terra che dalla Val d’Arbia giunge fino alla Val d’Orcia, dove l’arte, i paesaggi e i sapori della terra regalano sensazioni ineffabili, che lasciano il segno, tanto che avrete voglia di non andar più via o, quando sarete lontani il desiderio di ritornarci.
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.
Toets 1 voor het paradijs (op zoek naar de Amerikaanse Droom) by Martijn De Waal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,680. Language: Dutch. Published: April 26, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In Toets 1 voor het paradijs probeert Martijn de Waal vat te krijgen op het wonderlijkste continent op aarde.
Shalom, Israel! by Jim Hendrickson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: American English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling(3.00 from 1 review)
This second edition of SHALOM, ISRAEL! is a narrative of my 5½-month bicycle journey from Bellingham, Washington state to Israel aboard a custom-made, long-wheeled-based recumbent. In this book you’ll learn about my adventures on this 7,000-mile trip through eleven American states and eight foreign countries. The book concludes with a list of equipment that I took on the journey.
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.
Borneo Trilogy Sarawak: Volume 2 by Frans Welman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,180. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Sarawak, Malaysia is the second in the trilogy on Borneo and is a travelogue on rainforest and its Indigenous Peoples. Sarawak opens its heart of darkness, the rainforest when Frans Welman visits the interior and meets the peoples of the rainforests, Indigenous Peoples and peoples who exploit this rich and diverse ecosystem and habitat, Kayan, Kelabit and Bidayuh Peoples.