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So Many Miles to Paradise - From Clare to There by Christine Breen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by Kiltumper Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
So Many Miles to Paradise is Breen’s engaging and inspirational account of a 9 month trip around-the-world she and author husband Niall Williams took with their 2 kids. Excitement,joy,disappointment,wonder and fear are brought to life. Whether trapezing through a Costa Rican jungle, or toasting with 10,000 ice in Patagonia, readers can join the dream and travel with them, celebrating adventure.
End Bag by Robert N. Jenkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
For 19 years, Robert N. Jenkins worked as the travel editor of the Tampa Bay Times and then as a freelance travel writer. In this illustrated anthology, Jenkins presents more than a dozen of his articles, taking readers through the contradictions of Cairo and of the former USSR, through the somber history of Gettysburg Military Park and the cornpone tour of the Jack Daniels Distillery, and more.
Hurry on Sundown by Nick Pyatt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is the tale of many attempted entries into Burma to meet the people living life in political oppression. Unfortunately, the two visas that were granted came with limited timeframes. The first one barely allowed a whistle-stop tour of basic city centers, where we saw what they allowed us to see. Next up, a visit to the Three Parallel Rivers region of Yunnan Province, China, bordering North-Eas
They Tore Down the Russell Hotel - A Story of Change in Small Town Mexico by Dave Easby
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,320. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
La Peñita de Jaltemba, Mexico is a community in transition. It’s a town where you still might see a woebegone donkey tied in the back of a rusting pick-up truck right across the street from a ritzy, new Italian Restaurant. This collection of funny, and sometimes moving, short stories follows the adventures of two retired Canadians as they try to adapt to this very different way of life.
Chinese Tour Groups: Pigs on the Loose by Yunmei Wang
Price: Free! Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Essay » Sociology
The book looks at the behaviour of Chinese tour groups when travelling both overseas and locally. It looks at the reasons behind the behaviours and what needs to be done to alleviate the "uncivilised" behaviours
Muffin Puffin and the Joys of Cruising by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Series: The Travels of Muffin Puffin · Horsey and Friends. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you thought about cruising, but wonder how you could afford it? Have you dreamed of seeing far off places, but don't know where to begin? Do you wonder if you would get bored seeing all that water? Muffin Puffin is the veteran of three cruises - one each with Princess, Carnival, and Royal Caribbean. She shares what she has discovered along the way to what she considers the ideal vacation.
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.