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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.
Volcanic Activity: Climbing Mexico's Volcanoes
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 6. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,710. Language: British English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Many people don't know that it's possible to go mountaineering in Mexico, on a chain of volcanoes dotting the central plateau for 100km from Mexico City to Orizaba. The mountains are few and far between, with a great sense of space at the summit, and views to the far horizon. This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey in Mexico's Cordillera Neovolcanica.
The Summit Prince of Braga: A Journey in Nepal's Annapurnas
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 5. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,910. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Just north of Nepal's bustling Annapurna Circuit is a narrow gorge guarded by sheer cliffs hundreds of feet high which leads to a hidden valley high on the Tibetan plateau, a region remote enough for Khampa guerillas to use it as a hideout. This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey there, and will appeal to any lover of mountain literature, and of trekking and climbing in the Nepal Himalayas.
Who Stole Our Bikes Book 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,690. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Continuing the young retirees twenty two month unique, challenging and adventurous journey from England, Bill and Pam, known on the road as The Oldies, have to date relished cycling through Belgium, Luxemburg, Germany and Italy. Varying their mission when in Greece they decided to venture further south for the summer, stopping off at Crete before cycling Israel where they were conronted by guns!
Morocco - Without a Pit to Hiss In
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,690. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Author Joei Carlton Hossack and her husband Paul find excitement (and danger) in traveling through Morocco.
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.
The True Peruvian Route: An Ascent of Aconcagua, South America's Highest Mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 13. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,820. Language: British English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Mark Horrell was privileged to climb Aconcagua with a wise old Peruvian who had climbed the mountain more times than any other, and who had discovered one of its main routes. It soon became clear that you don't get a record like that unless you are willing to do all you can to defeat every obstacle the mountain throws at you.
The Wrath of the Turquoise Goddess: Battling Blizzards on Cho Oyu, the World's Sixth Highest Mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 11. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 30,560. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In the Autumn of 2010, Mark Horrell set off to Tibet with a dozen other hopeful mountaineers to climb 8201m Cho Oyu, the sixth highest mountain in the world, whose name translates as the Turquoise Goddess in Tibetan. It was an extraordinary season as the mountain was battered by blizzards for weeks and many climbers were caught in avalanches. This is his diary of the expedition.
In the Footsteps of Whymper: Climbing Ecuador's Volcanoes
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 10. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey in the highlands of Ecuador following in the footsteps of the Victorian mountaineer Edward Whymper, who is best-known for making the very first ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865. In 1879 he made first ascents of many of Ecuador's highest mountains, and Mark was determined to find out more by climbing some of them himself.

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