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From New York to Madagascar in Five Hours by Lillian McGowan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Essay » Author profile
From New York to Madagascar follows a tea loving, biscuit eating, Southern American, convert to Islam who travels the globe, one zany mishap at a time. It's pretty much guaranteed to make you laugh out loud.
Letters from Australia by Christine Burns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Meant to be a long and "unplugged" holiday, far away from computers and her colleagues at work, Christine's plan to let her friends know her whereabouts, morphed quickly into a unique and personal travelog, painting a personal impression of late nineties Australia. There are bigger and longer travel books about the enormous land of contrasts which is Australia, but few so intimate and revealing.
Lucian's "True History". Its Credible Parts Interpreted by Dirk Bontes
Price: $8.25 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Travel Observations and Revelations by Stephanie Pericich
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Do you always end up sitting next to passengers with colds or flu on crowded flights? Do you amaze even yourself with your inane utterances on long road trips? Do you smile smugly as you recall a travel deal that you scored ten years ago? If you answered "yes" to one or more of these questions, you will be able to relate to this compilation of travel anecdotes intended to amuse and inspire.
Around the World in Thin Slices by Jim Hendrickson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,610. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This book describes the many adventures of world traveler Jim Hendrickson, who has spent over fifty years exploring our planet. In this volume Hendrickson shares thirty-six chapters of stories gathered from his fifth world trip from Washington State to the Philippines, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Mongolia, Germany, the Faroe Islands, Spitsbergen, Iceland, Greenland and Arctic Canada.
Riding America: Boston to Berkeley on a BMW Motorcycle by Carl Sesto
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,350. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Riding America is a day by day account of my motorcycle pilgrimage from Boston to Berkeley in the summer of 2003. Undertaken while on sabbatical leave from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Riding America recounts my experiences and impressions of the state of Union and the people and places encountered along the way. Generously illustrated with over 70 of my color photographs.
Motions and Moments: More Essays on Tokyo by Michael Pronko
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Motions and Moments is the third book by Michael Pronko on the fluid feel and vibrant confusions of Tokyo life. These 42 new essays burrow into the unique intensities that suffuse the city and ponder what they mean to its millions of inhabitants.
Killer By Day And Lover By Night by Andrew Jardine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
An inscription on a Zippo lighter I bought from a badly deformed Vietnamese boy reveals the horrors of the Vietnam War. The inscription read: "Killer by day and lover by night." I wondered how he felt having to sell this item to buy food.
RVing to the Land of the Midnight Sun by Jim Hendrickson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,520. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(3.00 from 1 review)
This book is a narrative of my six-week road trip in the summer of 2014 from Lynden, Washington (state) to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, mainly with my car and small travel trailer (see its photo on the book cover). You'll read about the many adventures and misadventures I experienced on this 7,000-mile trip through British Columbia, the Yukon Territory, and Alaska.
An African Odyssey by Peter Winton
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.
Volcanic Activity: Climbing Mexico's Volcanoes by Mark Horrell
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.
When The Spirit Moves You by Geraldine Ann Ford
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: British English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
After a broken marriage, broken relationships and a whole lot more, I decided to leave England for a new life on La Gomera. After all, life is an adventure and dreams are to be lived!
Natural Wanders in Australia by Linda Lee Rathbun
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 132,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A nature-loving travel writer and her photographer/husband run away from their home in Florida to spend a year wandering in Australia. Wander with them as they travel to the more remote areas of the Land Down Under discovering its many natural wonders.
Confessions of a Hostie 3 - More true stories of an International Flight Attendant by Danielle Hugh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Fasten seatbelts, ensure your seat is fully upright, tray-table stowed and come fly with Danielle in this third installment of turbulent tales of life in the sky: With thrilling crew and passenger stories, valuable tips for potential 'hosties', revelations of her own initial (failed) attempts to join airlines, and perceptive insights into life above and below the clouds - prepare for takeoff...
The Golden Gringo Chronicles - Part 2 by Bob Normand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,710. Language: American English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A true story of an older American who moved to Costa Rica for retirement. In this part, he finds adequate housing, begins the process of obtaining official residency and learns what it means to be a “perpetual tourist”. Keeping his visa fresh causes him to visit several Central American countries. He discovers what rains can really be like and experiences his first earthquakes. Yet all is well.
Waltzing Australia by Cynthia Clampitt
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 149,810. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The award-winning travel narrative Waltzing Australia is a captivating memoir that offers a vivid portrayal of Australia, its history and legends, its wonders, its people, and its enduring beauty. It recounts the author’s six-month, 20,000-mile solo journey around and across the land Down Under, introducing readers to an often surprising land that can be as challenging as it is varied.
113 Things To See And Do In Wales by Herbert Howard
Series: 113 Things To See And Do Series, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
113 Things To See And Do In Wales Abergwyngregyn, Abertillery, Beaumaris, Beaumaris Castle, Beddgelert, Big Pit: National Coal Museum, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Blaenavon Industrial Landscape, Bodelwyddan Castle And Park, Bodnant Garden, Brecknock, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon Jazz Festival, Bridgend, Bwch-Yn-Uchaf, Cadair Idris, Caernarfon, and of course there is even more....
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