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Swimming To Guantanamo - From Elian to Obama A Decade in Cuba under the U.S. Embargo
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
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
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
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
Price: $0.99 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.
View America: West Mountain - Part 1
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,850. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: 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
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)
Price: $0.99 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
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.
Double Happiness: One Man's Tale of Love, Loss, and Wonder on the Long Roads of China
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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 spirit, 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 of a young American, Double Happiness is travel writing at its best.
Let's Travel In India, China, Russia & Bhutan
Price: $0.99 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
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.
Recalculating . . .
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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:
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
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.
View America: South East
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
View America: Mid Atlantic
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » American
In the travel series View America, Mid Atlantic covers Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia. It is a non-commercial chronicle of an in-depth exploration of these states and District. Each one is described with its own brief historical background and its main sights, tourist attractions and points of interest.
View America: New England
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,900. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In the travel series View America, New England covers Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. 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. Th
Lance's Travels - UK
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 131,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
With a few of beers coursing through his veins and an upcoming 30th birthday on his mind Lance felt the need for one last bout of foolishness, so the next day he quit his job and gave notice on his flat. His plan was to spend the summer months travelling the UK. Four weeks later he departed, armed with little more than an antiquated Ford Mondeo, an unreliable Sat Nav and a genuine 1980s caravan.
A Guide to Post-Industrial Detroit: Unconventional Tours of an Urban Landscape
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Detroit, once the prosperous automobile capital of the world, has experienced serious population loss leading to abandoned buildings and neighborhoods. For the urban explorer, it presents a unique experience. This book, with 200 photos, guides the reader along tours of the ruins and splendors of The Motor City.