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Way Out In India by Meryl Urson
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 89,290. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
When Meryl Urson stepped off a plane for the first time into a steamy Mumbai midnight, little did she know that she’d begun a lengthy love affair with India? It would stretch across innumerable encounters and far into her future. This book is a record of her relationship with the world’s most fascinating country.
Seven Steps from Snowdon to Everest: A Hill Walker's Journey to the Top of the World by Mark Horrell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,200. Language: British English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Mark had been an ordinary hiker who had only read books about mountaineering. When he signed up for an organised trek in Nepal with a group of elderly ladies, little did he know that ten years later he would be attempting to climb the world's highest mountain. Funny, incisive and heartfelt, his journey provides a refreshingly honest portrait of the joys and torments of a modern-day Everest climber
Ethiopian Vignettes: Seeing is Believing by James Murren
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Life, travel, and work in Ethiopia for 6 months in 2005 and again in 2008 for a month. From the magical mystery that is Lalibela to the heartbreak that exists in refugee camps to the long-distance runners of Ethiopia, this a glimpse into the homeland of the diverse peoples that I grew to greatly respect and admire. 50% of all profits from this book's sales go to Project Gaia's refugee program.
Whispers of Honduras: A Peace Corps Experience by James Murren
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Peace Corps Honduras Volunteer account of life in a rural, mountain village in Olancho from 1997-99 and a return there in 2007. Additionally, travels around the country, including Garifuna villages, are highlighted through words and photos. "Return to Hondo" chapters capture the beauty of visiting friends and the joy of travel.
The Mid-Life Crisis Continues by Malcolm Teasdale
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
What now appears to be an addiction or an extension of a midlife crisis, Malcolm Teasdale seems hell-bent on traveling to destinations where most people would not consider. Whether it is trekking in the Himalayas, diving with the World’s largest fish, or hanging out in one of the seediest towns in Asia, the quest for adventure continues. Read this, and you'll want to leave town tomorrow..
The Saudi Files: Notes From The Field by Gabi Tree
Series: The Scrappy Traveller Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,460. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
The Saudi Files: notes from the field is a tale of adventure in the Middle East and the seriously grindiest grind that comes with it. Had I even aspired to a more traditional discussion of a travellers life in Saudi Arabia, being neither Third World nor Muslim, I would’ve had little to say. But, my focus is on human interactions and on that there is always an abundance to note.
Nella terra della morte bianca by Valerian Albanov
Price: $10.90 USD. Words: 54,120. Language: Italian. Published: October 14, 2015 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Valerian Albanov compì uno dei viaggi più incredibili nella storia dell’esplorazione artica. Il suo racconto di quell’allucinante calvario di sopravvivenza compete con le avventure dei famosi eroi Robert Falcon Scott, Apsley Cherry-Garrard, e Ernest Shackleton.
Penniless in Jerusalem by Miriam Woelke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Many people want to visit Jerusalem and indeed, many manage to do so. When people arrive as tourists, they rarely get the chance to see life at the grassroots level. These stories are a peek into everyday life, as seen by locals.
The Oxford Tribe by Peter Rudiak-Gould
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,160. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The city of dreaming spires. Eden meets academia. The stuffiest place in Britain, and the silliest too. Oxford is many things to many people, but for Peter Rudiak-Gould, newly arrived as a student of anthropology, it was the most exotic tribe he could hope to study (and join). Part memoir, part field guide, The Oxford Tribe will entertain the seasoned traveler and the armchair philosopher alike.
The Global Baseball Classroom by Brent Loehr
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,790. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
As Envoy Coach with Major League Baseball International, Brent Loehr taught baseball in such faraway places as Germany, Sweden, and Uganda. Join Brent as he teaches base running on gravel in the Canadian Arctic; hides from a swarm of bees in an outfield in Africa; dines with the real Swedish Chef in Rattvik; and learns nothing beats baseball for bridging cultural gaps, no matter how wide they are.
This Italian Life - People and Places by Phyllis Macchioni
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,220. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 1 review)
In This Italian Life – People and Places, Phyllis Macchioni’s stories of life and living in Italy might make you laugh or maybe cry, but most certainly they will touch your heart.
Detroit Best Reviewed Go-See-Do Travel Guide by Maryann Huk
You set the price! Words: 22,080. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Detroit, Michigan is now the most fascinating city in America. It has weathered just about every negative motivation in the American psyche from exploitation of the Natives, to unfettered greed and ravenous capitalism, to the social upheavals of the 20th Century and is still intact and simply put, getting better every day. This book celebrates the new and old Detroit, by looking at the best.
Around The World In Wonder Socks by Arthur Penlington
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,790. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The witty and sometimes poignant travel tales of a man with no plan. Armed only with an illegal air ticket, a small backpack and two pairs of very expensive socks, this is the story of a year randomly roaming the world with decisions big and small guided by a toss of the coin. Around The World In Wonder Socks is packed with weird, wild and wonderfully heartwarming encounters across the globe.
Truckin' Up! by Donna Carver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015 by Four Pawns Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Donna Carver gives us a funny and interesting look at the trucking industry and the trucker’s CB radio slang. From the passenger seat of a 'sure enough store bought large car', she's 'stylin and profilin', checking out the 'seat covers', watching the 'bushes for bears' as she gets the ride of her life.
África Occidental Es Mi Jardín: La Vida de un Expatriado en Gambia y Más Allá by Mark Williams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,230. Language: Spanish. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Acompaña al exitoso autor internacional y expatriado británico Mark Williams en la primera parte de esta odisea por la historia, geografía, cultura y vida diaria del país que hoy es su hogar - la República de Gambia y la región que llama su jardín - África Occidental. Parte autobiografía, parte diario de viaje, parte...
West Africa Is My Back Yard: Ex-Pat Life In The Gambia And Beyond by Mark Williams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,540. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Join international best-selling author and ex-pat Brit Mark Williams on the first part of this odyssey through the history, geography, culture and daily life of the country he calls his home - The Gambia and the region he calls his back yard - West Africa. Part memoir, part travelogue, part...
Drifters on the Sea by Dilip Kr. Bandyopadhyay
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,990. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Ten different sea journeys in primitive vessels like rafts and junk boats, along with pictures.conducted in the last century.
Living In Chiang Mai by Alexander Gunn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
After moving from the safety of middle class rural life in England, Alex and his family come to terms with living in Chiang Mai. It’s a little bit different. Well, to be honest with you, it’s about as different as having a nice quiet country walk and then deciding to see what it’s like to go ten rounds in the Saturday Night No Holds Barred Cage Fight Slaughterhouse Rumble hosted by the Creative Br
Scotland Is For Loners: A Misanthrope's Travelogue by Alexander Zwick
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 30,410. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Not everyone loves to travel with family and friends. There's a certain freedom that comes with being on your own in a new place, far from all that you know. The only annoying travelers you may encounter on your journey into a strange new land? Everyone else. Join Alexander Zwick on his solo expedition through Scotland, as he gives his humorous yet honest take on the realities of modern travel.