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Off The Map: Fifty-Five Weeks of Adventuring in the Great American Wilderness and Beyond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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Off The Map is a collection of fifty-five outdoor adventures that take place along the rougher and more precarious edges of our country's natural splendor. If you enjoy tales of haunted hotels and hot springs, hypothermia and heat exhaustion, as well as snapshots of the most scenic locations this continent has to offer, Off The Map will satisfy your inquisitive and adventurous spirit.
How to Get to Bangkok A South East Asian Travelogue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 158,190. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
How to Get to Bangkok details the more than six months I spent in South East Asia. I traveled with several people, met dozens of locals in different countries and under different circumstances, and observed both fantastical behaviour and solemn rituals, indiscriminate malice and profound kindness.
Way Out In India
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
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
Price: $3.00 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.
The Mid-Life Crisis Continues
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..
Nella terra della morte bianca
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.
The Oxford Tribe
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
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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,220. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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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.
Around The World In Wonder Socks
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.
África Occidental Es Mi Jardín: La Vida de un Expatriado en Gambia y Más Allá
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...
Drifters on the Sea
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
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
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.
Non Posso
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,320. Language: Australian English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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Twenty-eight award-winning travel stories from the Stringybark Short Story Awards, will take you on adventures to far-flung continents. They will amuse and entertain you in this anthology of travel themed tales by Australian and international short story writers.
Finding Forrest Fenn
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,740. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
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If you have ever dreamed of treasure hunting and wondered about the mystery and intrigue; this book will bring you along with The Wolf and his wolfpack on an exciting adventure and their quest for Forrest Fenn's hidden $1 million treasure hidden somewhere in the Rocky Mountains north of Santa Fe.
England Is For Loners: A Misanthrope's Travelogue
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 29,810. Language: English. Published: July 5, 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 England, as he gives his humorous yet honest take on the realities of modern travel.
Lucian's "True History". Its Credible Parts Interpreted
Price: $8.25 USD. Words: 21,120. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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People have been writing forever about travels to the Moon. Lucian's "True History", a "monument of lies", written in the 2nd century A.D., is one such book. This analysis of his Moon travel story in Far Antiquity makes sense of the bizarre events described by Lucian and shows them to concur with our own experiences with and ideas about space, space travel and biotechnology.
The Never Lonely Planet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,080. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Martin Oliver grew up and served an apprenticeship in Coventry, renowned at that time for its car production companies, with the expectation of drifting onto the production line. His fear of spending his working life clocking in and out of a factory, however, led him to join the Merchant Navy and eventually emigrate to Brazil. And so begins an amazing exploration of his experiences, travelling acr