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On the Amazon - Diary of an Irish Emigrant
Price: Free! Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Two Irishmen, one canoe, the Amazon rainforest. What can possibly go wrong? Find out in this true short-story prequel to the 'On the Amazon – Diary of an Irish Emigrant' books.
Keeping On Keeping On---28---Uruguay---Punta Arenas, Chile---Antarctica III
This e-book is one in a series of 28 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures independently or as part of a tour group during the period 2006-2016. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes, and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Antarctica.
Keeping On Keeping On---27---Uruguay---Punta Arenas, Chile---Antarctica I! (5.00 from 1 review)
This e-book is one in a series of 28 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures independently or as part of a tour group during the period 2006-2016. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Antarctica.
Keeping On Keeping On---26---Uruguay---Punta Arenas, Chile---Antarctica I
This e-book is one in a series of 28 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures independently or as part of a tour group during the period 2006-2016. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Antarctica
Ukraine And Russia: Where To Now?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travel experiences in Ukraine and Russia (St Petersburg); and short commentary or observation on the "War" in Ukraine and "Vlad the Lad", and the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines MH17.
To The Isles Of Brit
Series: Tales From The Tar Baby. Price: Free! Words: 18,120. Language: Australian English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Being an account of me and the Missus’ random wanderings about the UK circa 1998. It comes complete with genuine Aussie observations and insights, pithy comments and rambling asides, as we show you the sights, soak up the “culcha”, have adventures and land on distant rellies unannounced. I took plenty of photos too, but I can’t find the buggers. And the Web has better ones anyway – by the umpty.
900 Miles for a Cornetto
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 19,410. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Who wants to buy a famous ice-cream from the corner shop freezer, when you can drive 900 miles across 7 countries for it? In this intriguing European travelogue, Andy Read takes his family and ageing VW camper-van on a journey of discovery. Join the ride, and let the open roads, the Mediterranean food, the clean air and warm sunshine all help to soothe your mind, and refresh your soul.
Hall Stories: My Mt Fuji Night Climb Chapter
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: British English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this standalone story from his forthcoming book, 'Hall Stories: My Offbeat World Travel Experiences', join Nick Hall as he attempts to conquer Mt Fuji. Woefully ill equipped to make such an arduous ascent, with his physical fitness put to shame by the sprightly Japanese senior citizens who keep overtaking him, the challenge is on to make it to the top before daybreak.
Mr Henderson's Railway
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
'Mr Henderson's Railway' is the story of a remarkable enterprise undertaken at the end of the 19th century by the British in Spain. The railway connects Algeciras with Bobadilla through some of the most difficult terrain in the world. The stretch from Algeciras to Ronda is famous as much for its majestic scenery as for the engineering proficiency of the men who built the line. Once completed villa
Malawi Memories - 50 Years On
Price: Free! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dennis Hawkes went to Malawi, Central Africa, as a volunteer with Voluntary Service Overseas in 1965. He stayed for eighteen months teaching engineering in the University of Malawi Polytechnic. The book has memories of that time aided by a diary and colour slides. The book was published in case it helped others looking into the history of Malawi.
Whispers of Honduras: A Peace Corps Experience
Price: $3.00 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 Saudi Files: Notes From The Field
Series: The Scrappy Traveller Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
The Saudi Files: notes from the field are field notes of my ethnographic observations teaching English in Saudi Arabia. Had I 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. As my focus is on human interactions and social structures, there was an abundance to note.
Penniless in Jerusalem
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 Good, The Bad, and The Ugali
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The true story of a mature Canadian couple's seven months working as volunteers in Africa.
Truckin' Up!
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.
West Africa Is My Back Yard: Ex-Pat Life In The Gambia And Beyond
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...
England and China: Armchair Travel Series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Visit booming, modern China along side ancient homes and 1000 year old famous sites. See the never ending Great Wall of China, the 8000 Terracotta Armored Warriors buried in pits with their Emperor, and more. Tour England's scenic Lake District in Cumbria; pre WWII sport cars at the Cotswold Motoring Museum; home of Romantic poet William Wordsworth; the National Railway Museum in historic York.
Paseando mi soledad por la montaña. Tomo I
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 16,940. Language: Spanish. Published: June 18, 2015 by ChiadoEditorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Paseando mi Soledad por la Montaña es un libro de viajes y reflexiones en el que Arantza Atxa Leturia anda entre sus memorias por las cumbres del mundo. Una aventura de caminos y paisajes dividida en ocho tomos que marcarán una gran ruta en la memoria de todos los lectores.
Chama, Durango, Grand Canyon, and Kansas City: Armchair Travel Series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: American English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Ride historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad on a coal-fired steam engine built 1882 from Durango, CO to Cascade Canyon, 7750 ft. in the Rocky Mts. Visit Grand Canyon in Arizona. Gaze in awe over the huge opening in the earth. A picturesque mountain train ride on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad from Chama, N.M. to Antonito, CO. Visit over 25 garden railroads in Kansas City, KS.
Una visita guiada por el Pazo de Fefiñanes, Cambados
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 13,310. Language: Spanish. Published: June 5, 2015 by ChiadoEditorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
El Pazo de Fefiñáns, arquitectónicamente armonizado con la hermosa Villa de Cambados, es el más bello de los pazos urbanos gallegos. Ejemplo típico de la arquitectura civil renacentista y barroca, junto con el de Oca, son los pazos más importante del territorio gallego.