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Daring to Survive by Francisco Moises
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,900. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Daring to Survive by Francisco Moises has Africa at the heart of its text. This is not just a description of the end of colonialism in Mozambique, but a richly flavoured tour of exotic locations.
A Christian Walks in the Footsteps of the Buddha by John R. Mabry
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,090. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
From December 2013 through March 2014, Christian pastor John Mabry went on a most amazing pilgrimage -- to visit the most significant sites of the Buddha's life and to reflect deeply on what he saw, in conversation with his own faith. Part travelogue, part history lesson, part comparative theological reflection, the adventure captures both the frailty and profundity of the human religious quest.
Requiem for a Vagabond: Middle Aged in the Middle East by English Teacher X
Series: English Teacher X: The Burnout Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
At age 40, English Teacher X makes a major life change. He leaves behind a world of debauchery and drunkenness in Russia, and takes a job in the strictest Islamic Kingdom in the Middle East. His life suddenly full of sunshine, sobriety, and an adult-type salary, he finds himself content. But things rarely run smoothly in the world according to ETX, and soon he finds himself adrift again ...
The Bicycle Diaries: My 21,000-Mile Ride for the Climate by David Kroodsma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,880. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Environmental researcher David Kroodsma bicycles from his front door in California to the tip of South America, gaining unique insights about climate change along the way. Selected as a Shelf Unbound Notable Book of 2014 and a finalist for both the Montaigne Medal and Forward Review’s IndieFab Book of the Year.
When The Wind Blows, Extraordinary Adventures With A Deadly Twist by Maggi Ansell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Buying an ex drug-smuggling boat in Grand Cayman is the start of crazy escapades. Maggi & Robin quit work to set sail across the South Pacific to Australia. From the Caribbean and perils of Panama, to exotic South Sea islands and a devastating cyclone in the Coral Sea peaking in a dramatic helicopter rescue from the ocean. Powerfully told, it’s funny, tragic, romantic and gripping.
Sicily, A Captive Land by Mary Rose Liverani
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Part political critique, part travelogue, Sicily, a captive land will evoke compassion for ordinary Sicilians and outrage at the havoc long wreaked in their lives.
Dagny Rocks by Rhea D. Smith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Rhea grows up in the hippie days of the 70's aboard a hand-built, ocean-going tugboat. Later she joins Icelander Petur on his big sailing ketch. With an ever-changing crew, Dagny voyages nearly non-stop happily surviving mechanical failures, ripped sails, a keel conversion, irate port captains, multiple mast-removals, and two Newfoundland winters.
The Russian Factor: Two Women, One Planet, Incredible Odds by Morgan Stone
Price: Free! Words: 101,230. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Fiction » Adventure » Action(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Anna Keitel's protected status and ability to travel has - at last - been established. Both women are now relatively safe from Russia and their pursuers. It makes telling this particular story possible. Writing as Jess Ducat, Morgan Stone brings you the story of their year-long, 26,000 km, run for their lives.
Young Wanderlust by Evan Kenward
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 171,340. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
On what is thought to be a straightforward road trip across the country, Evan finds that nothing is ever simple when hitting the open road. After the car breaks down and he is abandoned by his friends, Evan decides to continue alone. This drastic change to his trip leads to experiences that change his entire outlook on both traveling and life in more ways than he could have imagined.
The Morphine Dream by Donald L. Brown & Gary S. Chafetz
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 143,490. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Don Brown dropped out of high school, put a promising baseball career on hold to join the Marines, when an accident smashed his knee and left him wheelchair-bound. Doctors said he’d never walk again. But while on morphine drip in surgery, Brown dreamed he’d graduated from Harvard and walked across the USA. He goes to do both! This book celebrates hope for those who need to reboot their lives.
A Life Without Borders by Carla BeDell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,440. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Would you risk it all for a dream? Carla and Dan quit their jobs, sold their house and possessions and took their two children on a 4 year adventure. The family escaped the boundaries of their stress filled life by sailing the Caribbean, backpacking through South America and an RV trip across America. They found love laughter and know they will always be stronger when they are together.
Smart Guide Italy: Italy by Alexei Cohen
Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 403,450. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Italy may not look big on a map but if countries were measured in history, culture and gastronomy it would be enormous. To see everything is impossible and anyone considering buying a guide to Italy is both supremely ambitious and slightly crazy. If that describes you and you have the energy and time to undertake such a challenging journey then Smart Guide Italy can help guide you along the way.
Roll's Round the World by Rowley Macklin
Price: Free! Words: 148,070. Language: British English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In 2007 Rowley decided to backpack around the World for over a year. The mission: to inject some change and new experiences into his dull and predictable life. This is a light-hearted and humorous travel diary of his time in the USA, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panamá, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Chile, New Zealand, Australia and The Philippines..
Mickey Mouse is My Neighbor: Living Next Door to Disney World in Celebration, Florida by Barb Nefer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,500. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
is the story of Barb's adventures, from the time she bought her house in Celebration in 2003 while still living and working in Chicago to the glorious day in 2005 when she made her official move to Florida. It follows her adventures as a long distance commuter and her first year as a full-time resident in Celebration, as adapted from her Celebration, Florida, blog.
Whiteout: Lost In Aspen by Ted Conover
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,760. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 and represented by David Halpern. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Irreverent, poignant, and revealing, WHITEOUT is a meditation on wealth and the vain, glorious quest for paradise in Aspen, Colorado. Even as Ted Conover describes how he crashed Don Johnson’s Christmas party, or what it was like to sit in on the taping of John Denver’s holiday video, he is turning the lens of his craft upon himself and documenting his own seduction by the Aspen mystique.
New Zealand: Bit by Bit by Jacqui Knight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,260. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The story of one woman's ride, horseback, the length of New Zealand, accompanied by a small dog. The easy to read text captures the amazing scenery, Nature at its best, the warmth and friendliness of the people... and the funny tricks that the horses played on Jacqui. A great read for anyone contemplating visiting the country - you get a really good look at the country from the back of a horse.
Subject to Change by Timothy Leonard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,440. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A hybrid metafictional memoir by a prescient Vietnam veteran. He was in Morocco on 9/11. It blends journalism, history, creative nonfiction and world travel. It incorporates abandonment, loss, exile, renewal, creativity, diversity, kindness and gratitude.
Seize The Day by Shirley Billing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,740. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A stunning account of seven years on the seven seas sailing from London to Singapore, the first lap of a 65,000 mile circumnavigation in their 35' ketch. An exciting account of preparations, voyaging and much nuts-and-bolts sailing information. They encounter:joy, freedom, paradise, friendly island people, gales, robbery and shipwreck. Shirley says "Togetherness is - being seasick holding hands."
Russian Documents Mongolian Dust by Rensina van den Heuvel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,210. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
An adventure travelogue. Driving overland from Australia to the Netherlands via Korea, Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, across a stormy Black Sea to Bulgaria and onwards. I fell in love with Mongolia, land of blue sky and nomads. In freezing temperatures, there's nothing like camping in the wild to stretch you way out of your comfort zone. Jump into this story with me and you'll experience it.
The DC Capital Kids Family Guide to Washington, D.C: Featuring more than 50 Fun and Educational Scavenger Hunts by Chris Sylvester
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 110,060. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Written by an experienced Washington, D.C., tour guide, this guidebook educates and entertains in a way that will make your visit to the nation’s capital even more special. This book combines the information of a travel guidebook with unique scavenger hunts designed for family interaction. The scavenger hunts involve items to find, tasks to complete and questions to answer at more than 50 sites.