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Into the Pagan Past: A Search for Gods, Heroes and a Really Good Greek Salad! by CelebrateGreece.com
Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Jeff Steele fulfills a lifelong dream in Greece and Turkey exploring the modern and ancient history and myths of these two fabled lands. INTO THE PAGAN PAST is part humorous travel narrative, part history book, and part fantasy tale. Lavishly illustrated by the author. (Abridged version)
Who Stole My India? by Amit Reddy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,680. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Amit has a plan, a far from practical one. He’s going to discover what it means to be Indian. How? By hopping onto Kaya, his trusted motorcycle, and heading out on a year-long journey around the country. An epic tale of India and Indians, and a young man’s quest to understand the two, "Who Stole my India?" takes you on a tragicomic journey across the social and political landscape of the country.
Me and My Hero by Tim Mulliner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,310. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Starting in Nepal, Tim purchases himself a Hero – the largest manufactured bicycle in the world. He dissects India from north to south passing through some of the poorest and richest regions in India. Me and My Hero tells the story of Tim’s impressions and details the rigour and joy of travelling by bicycle in what is arguably one of the most colourful and fascinating countries in the world.
A Place Called Kalaloch by Lady Li Andre
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,060. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Kalaloch is just one small gem on the wild Pacific coast, a ten mile nugget of Olympic National Park, but it inspires travelers from around the world with its beauty and natural elegance. Gain a new perspective into this unique spot from a frequent visitor who shares the amazing discoveries about the plants and animals that coexist on an incredible geological stage in a place called Kalaloch.
Reminiscences by Krishnanand
Price: Free! Words: 47,570. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by Mrugank Patel. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 1 review)
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. Categories: 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
15 Weeks by James King
Price: Free! Words: 38,020. Language: British English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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: $1.50 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: 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.
The Wisdom of Strangers by Dr Patricia Isley
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,660. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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: $1.50 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: 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.
Travels on Seven Continents by Helen Krasner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is a collection of travel articles by wellknown author Helen Krasner. Destinations covered are on all seven continents, and include Norway, Madeira, Cape Verde, Mongolia, Tibet, Afghanistan, Australia and Antarctica. Helen's means of travel encompassed hitchhiking, buses, trains, various types of boats, and even flying her own private plane. This book should interest all who love travel.
Let's Travel In India, China, Russia & Bhutan by James David
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: 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.
Journey to the Ardeche by G McDougall
Series: Pilgrimage, 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Essay » Literature
Journeying to the Ardeche via the Languedoc. Dazzling, energetic travel writing by award-winning author G McDougall.
1978, Crossing America And Back: by Skot David Wilson
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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.
POL POT: The Murder of 2 Million Fellow Cambodians by David Myhra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In April of 1975, radical Marxist Pol Pot and his “Khmer Rouge” overthrew Cambodian government and King Norodom and proclaimed “This is now year zero for Cambodia” and that it’s society was about to be “purified”. Capitalism, western culture, city life, religion and all foreign influences were to be extinguished in favor of an outrageous form of peasant Communism.
Not in a Tuscan Villa by John & Nancy Petralia
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,650. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Newly retired, looking for more than a vacation, the authors head to the “perfect” Italian city for a year. Within days their dream becomes a nightmare. After residing in two Italian cities, negotiating roads & health care, discovering art, friends, food & customs, the Petralias learn more than they anticipated--about Italy, themselves, what it means to be American, & what’s important in life.
Flailing by Graham Derry
Price: Free! Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Flailing follows Derry as he couch crashes his way through his post grad year. With a greed for adventure and an abhorrence of boredom, he tries to answer the question, “What do you do with a degree in English Literature?” Seeking experiences odd and uncomfortable, raw and uncut, Derry travels the world in search of stories to tell.