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Hurry on Sundown
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
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.
Not All Wanderers Are Lost
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.
The Hotel --- Upstairs, Downstairs in a Secret World
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
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.
Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet! Based on the true-life extraordinary adventures of 6 Anderson's 1 World
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.
The Key to the Castle: Zen and Travel Stories of Trust
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.
Salt and Emerald - a hesitant solo voyage round Ireland and the Irish
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)
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!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,020. Language: American English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(3.00 from 1 review)
This book 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 the many adventures and misadventures I experienced 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
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
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
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
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.
Borneo Trilogy Sarawak: Volume 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,770. 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.
Borneo Trilogy Volume 2: Sabah
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,780. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Sabah, the first in the trilogy on Borneo, is a travelogue on rainforest and its Indigenous Peoples. Sabah opens its heart of darkness when Linseng penetrate to produce an audiovisual meant to show its uniqueness so appreciation of habitat and its relatively unknown peoples can be ascertained and so their wealth of knowledge will not be lost with the disappearance of their forests.
Borneo Trilogy Volume 1: Sabah
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,140. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Sabah, the first in the trilogy on Borneo, is a travelogue on rainforest and its Indigenous Peoples. Sabah opens its heart of darkness when Linseng penetrate to produce an audiovisual meant to show its uniqueness so appreciation of habitat and its relatively unknown peoples can be ascertained and so their wealth of knowledge will not be lost with the disappearance of their forests.
Travel Tales of Michael Brein: My Best 100
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,330. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
The best 100 personal travel tales of travel-adventurer, Dr Michael Brein, the world's first and only travel psychologist. Through harrowing close calls and hilarious mis-adventures in some of the world's most exotic cultures, Michael Brein examines the in-depth psychological netherworld behind travel. No one has written a travel book heretofore about the psychology of travel quite like this one.
U.S.1 - Amerika na 11 september
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: Dutch. Published: April 3, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Driekwart jaar na de terroristische aanslagen van 11 september 2001 ging Jeroen van Bergeijk op zoek naar het 'nieuwe' Amerika.
Paradise Delayed - Our new lives in the wild. Caribbean island life in the beautiful archipelago of Bocas del Toro, Panama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Sinking boats, defective chainsaws, document forgery and aggressive roosters are just a small sample of the hurdles facing a tired traveller who simply wants to lie in a hammock on his own isolated Caribbean island sipping margaritas for a while. "Paradise Delayed" may make you re-consider the nature of the Caribbean island dream, or may just inspire to find your own adventure of a lifetime.