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An African Odyssey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 160,600. Language: British English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Peter Winton sets out alone on a 10,000 mile journey around Africa. He travels the hard way overland, encountering astonishing hardship and poverty, but also some of the most extraordinary natural wonders on the planet. On an odyssey into the unknown, where chance encounter is everything and where contentment and joy are found in the ordinary, the everyday, and the most unexpected of places.
Pracowałam na statku pasażerskim i w Arabskich Liniach Lotniczych (polish)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,890. Language: Polish. Published: May 26, 2014 by EscapeMagazine. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Pracowałam na statku pasażerskim i w Arabskich Liniach Lotniczych to książka, a właściwie zbiór maili pisanych do rodziny i przyjaciół.
My Home Sweet Rome: Living (and loving) in Italy's Eternal City
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 130,920. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
It’s a nice place to visit but would you really want to live there? Sari Gilbert, who has lived for close to 40 years in what many have called the Eternal City, answers with a resounding “yes”– but it’s a “yes… but”. A native New Yorker who moved to Rome after graduate school, Gilbert's book describes life in the Italian capital: to sum it up, “fascinating, and delightful, but not at all easy”.
They Call Me Mzee: One Man's Safari into Brightest Africa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,930. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A remarkable story of discovery, They Call Me Mzee: One Man's Safari into Brightest Africa charts the cultural and spiritual life of present-day Uganda, East Africa. Includes commentary on present-day issues such as the nation's controversial stance on homosexuality, HIV/AIDS, faith and burgeoning economic development.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Travel memoir: Inspired by a slim guidebook purchased at Fred and Pat Cody's legendary Berkeley bookstore, Shelley Buck took off alone in 1972 on a journey she hoped would take her overland from Europe to India and Nepal, using mostly public transit. East chronicles Shelley's emergence into adulthood as she crosses into lands she dreamed of visiting. The journey will make her a feminist.
Who Stole My India?
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Not in a Tuscan Villa
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.
Living the Dream
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 174,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Living the Dream - or how to leave everything you know behind and travel the world for three years. One day, the author quits his fast-paced corporate job, sells most of his belongings and leaves on a world trip - and never looks back. This book closely follows his journey, giving intriguing insights into the countries and cultures that he encountered along the way.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.
44 Days Backpacking in China : The Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century, with the United States, Europe and the Fate of the World in Its Looking Glass
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Summary: “An intimate social, cultural and political look into historical and modern China, while comparing these observations to the history and current trends of the United States and Europe.”-Provided by publisher.
The Baby Voyage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Baby Voyage is the inspirational and often humorous true account of one U.S. couple’s unconventional decision to pursue their dreams of living and studying abroad, even as they were expecting their first child, by spending a three month maternity leave traveling in Europe. It is not only a great read for travel enthusiasts but also anyone dreaming about what is possible.
Freeways to Flip-Flops: A Family's Year of Gutsy Living on a Tropical Island
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,810. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"A suburban family discovers that trading materialism for a simple life on a tropical island helps them reconnect in unexpected ways."
Vietnam Past and Present: The North
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Asian
There can be few people in the world that do not know the name, location and recent history of Vietnam. Yet beyond the period of US involvement in what Americans call the 'Vietnam War' how much is really known? Almost no Vietnamese bear a grudge against the USA, but this is less true for China, Vietnam's close neighbor, mentor and rival for more than two thousand years.
Sailing for Home: A Voyage from Antigua to Kinsale
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Dedalus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Theo Dorgan’s gripping account of a transatlantic voyage on the schooner Spirit of Oysterhaven—from the Caribbean to the coast of his native Cork—is both travelogue and meditation, interior journey and outward voyage of exploration.
The Wisdom Tree: A Mother's Journey into Israel and Palestine
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,700. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The Wisdom Tree is a memoir of the author's travels with her college-age son in Israel and Palestine, travels that shift her perception of her relationship with her son and completely upend her preconceptions about the geopolitical landscape.
Tapestry of a Traveler
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 124,950. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
This travelogue by Ingrid Wild, details her adventures as an independent traveler through Nepal, India, Pakistan, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Malaysia, Beirut, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco, Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras. In addition to her personal experiences, she shares her vision of the land, culture, history of the places she visited.