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Heading South: Tales from the RV Trail
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,350. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013 by Rambling Star Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
To escape Cleveland’s winter, former reporter Florence Heckel Russell and her husband head South in their new RV. When they return after spending months together in a 23-by-8 foot space, they are, miraculously, still married. From Mammoth Cave to Carlsbad Caverns, the couple adjusts to close-quarter living as they stumble through adventures: fun, frustrating and at times downright scary.
Leaving Moose Jaw
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,440. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The second book by Taylor Lambert takes the reader on a wild ride across the Indian subcontinent with no plan, plenty of whisky, and a journalist's sharp eye. Spanning five months and thousands of kilometres, this is India as seen through the eyes of an itinerant, itchy-footed journalist who just wanted to get out of Moose Jaw.
Two Flags in China: A Travelogue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,580. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
China remains one of the most misunderstood and enchanting nations in the world along with being the most highly populated. Two Flags in China details a cultural exchange trip taken by a small group of New Hampshire high school students, teachers and administrators, a journey stretching from the urban sprawl of Beijing to the outer rural areas of Xi'an.
So Many Miles to Paradise - From Clare to There
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
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
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.
On n'a qu'une vie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,260. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Big lessons learned in small moments abroad. Thoughts of a recent grad discovering Europe.
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.
Dallying In Nepal
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
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.
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
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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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: 62,100. Language: American English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(3.00 from 1 review)
This second edition of SHALOM, ISRAEL! 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 my adventures 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?