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Asia Gemstone Travel
By Jordan Clary
Price: Free! Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Freelance journalist Jordan Clary combines her love of travel and jewelry in these linked essays. Take the journey through China, Mongolia, Cambodia and Vietnam as Jordan shares vignettes about the culture, people, landscapes and mines where gemstones make their way up from the earth and into our hands.
The Bicycle Diaries
By David Kroodsma
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,880. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Researcher David Kroodsma traveled across North and South America by bicycle, giving talks about climate change and learning what the issue means for the regions he visited. These experiences transformed and personalized his understanding of climate change, and in The Bicycle Diaries, Kroodsma shares these unexpected insights through a gripping travel narrative.
Explore Old West Colorado
By Darlene Corning
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,700. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book is your guide to the past that was the old west: It tells of explorers who, centuries ago, trekked through this wilderness in search of land to claim; heroes who founded towns and risked their lives in the new frontier; renegade outlaws terrorizing the state; pioneers giving up everything to follow their dream; prospectors of the gold rush staking their claim to riches and so much more.
Off the Couch and Out the Door: Finding Meaning in Midlife, One Adventure at a Time
By Bob Foulkes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,790. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
In Off the Couch and Out the Door, Bob Foulkes shares two decades of personal adventures that helped transform a midlife crisis into a midlife breakthrough. From marathons and triathlons to trekking and adventures of the heart and soul, Bob’s quests take us from beautiful locales in his own backyard to exotic destinations as far-flung as Morocco, India, Kuwait, Ukraine and more.
More Bargirls, Bini Boys & Blades
By Perry Gamsby
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by StreetWise Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Even more true adventures in the Philippines with pick pockets, scammers, pirate banca captains, dodgy business partners, suicidal scuba divers and a lot more! The highly entertaining add easy to enjoy writing style of the author once again gives the reader excellent value for money in this second volume of Bargirls, Bini Boys & Blades!
Teaching Abroad: Making the Move To and From ESL Teaching
By Greg Strandberg
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
You’re looking at this book because you’re thinking of teaching abroad, are already overseas teaching ESL or TEFL, or you’re back home wondering what to do now. Making the move to being an ESL teacher is great – you’re excited about new people, places and experiences. So what do you need to know to succeed? This book will tell you what you need to know to teach ESL and then come home.
Ten Things You Should Know Before Buying an Adventure Motorcycle
By Andrew Pain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Looking to switch from a street bike to something more adventurous? Or Looking at a first bike and wondering about this increasing part of the market? Andrew Pain looks at ten features of an adventure motorcycle and explains what they are, why they matter, and if you can live without them.
The Red Rucksack
By Ben J West
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,840. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
How a burnt-out pharmacist escaped his stagnant life to search for joy.
THE GASOLINE TRAMP or AROUND THE WORLD ON A MOTORCYCLE (1912-1913)
By Carl Stearns Clancy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,220. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Strap on your motorcycle helmet, slip on your leather jacket, boots and gloves. Join the Gasoline Tramp on the first and wildest motorcycle ride around the world.Described as the “longest, most difficult and most perilous motorcycle journey ever attempted,” this book recounts the 1912-1913 motorcycle ride around the world by Carl Stearns Clancy. After he completed his record setting global circu
Isole erranti
By Marco Nundini
Price: $2.70 USD. Words: 35,950. Language: Italian. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Sono storie di isole. Storie che ogni travel writer decide di adottare, di fare sue, di trasformare in narrazione fatta di parole ed emozioni. Quelle che lo sovrastano al punto di non fargli più capire da dove viene e dove sta andando. Emozioni vere.
A Travellers Diary Through Egypt - Terrorism Wasn't In The Sales Brochure
By Joy and Brian Grant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: Australian English. Published: November 5, 2013 by Student Scribbler. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
That long awaited overseas destination that you had dreamed of visiting for many years can present more than you had bargained for. Exotic safaris in locations glamorised in many Hollywood films over the years can suddenly turn what was part of a script writer's drama into a real life threatening experience....
Wild Dogs and Nutters
By Laura Tong
Series: Buggering Around, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 38,960. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
in a time when Communism still ruled and mobile phones, the Internet and denture whitening were things of the future a deluded and ill equipped young couple set out on a 32,000km surreal adventure across some of the most remote areas in the world to break a 15 year old world record and prove to themselves that it's not 'evil' nations' you need to beware of but the people who tell you such toss!
African Hunter Magazine Campfire Tales 2 of 20
By Anthony M Williams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
This series of books by The African Hunter Magazine are presented here as easy reading, perhaps while one sits beside a glowing mopane fire sipping a whisky, or whilst in wait for that elusive leopard, or simply as a night-time elixir, setting the canvas of your mind for dreams to come. Travel with us as we journey through the mystique that is the Dark Continent. Sleep well and good hunting.
African Hunter Magazine Campfire Tales 1 of 20
By Anthony M Williams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,190. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
This series of books by the African Hunter Magazine are presented here as easy reading, perhaps while one sits beside a glowing mopane fire sipping a whisky, or whilst in wait for that elusive leopard, or simply as a night-time elixir, setting the canvas of your mind for dreams to come. Travel with us as we journey through the mystique that is the Dark Continent. Sleep well and good hunting.
What the Travel Guides Won't Tell You
By Ben J West
Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This hilarious travel guide is brimming with hints to help you manage all those unexpected challenges on the road with style and a wide grin.
The Practical Guide to Bicycle Touring
By Jason Sickle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,330. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
The Practical Guide to Bicycle Touring is a comprehensive guide on how to get started in the wonderful sport of long distance bike touring. The authors have spent countless hours touring by bike throughout the United States and across Europe and want to share their experience with you. Designed for both beginners and experienced cyclists, this guide is your complete source of information.
India Bites You Somehow - True-Life Tales
By Kai Mayerfeld
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,420. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This rollicking collection of true stories take you deep into the heart of the magical, mysterious Indian experience -- both worldly and sacred -- from the 1960s to the present. India as seen by 40 westerners from 19 countries. Will you next step land you in cow dung or at the feet of a sage?
Discovering Pompeii
By Natasha Sheldon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by Decoded Science. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Maps
Pompeii is a must-see sight for many of Campania’s tourists. Its tragic and dramatic end, coupled with the chance to explore the houses, temples, bathhouses and brothels of an ancient city, is for many too strong a lure to resist. This tour, Discovering Pompeii, gives a general feel of day to day life in the town by taking you along one of its busiest main streets, the Via Dell Abbondanza.
Follow Your Dreams - The Voyage of the Southern Cross
By Michael C. Neitzel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 93,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Michael C. Neitzel along with his wife Christel and their son and daughter spent close to two years sailing from British Columbia through the wonders of the South Pacific Islands to Australia in their 36-foot sailboat Southern Cross.
Having Fun over Bristol, World Capital of Hot Air Ballooning
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Photo Albums, Book 9. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A hot air balloon ride over Bristol including forty panoramic, colour photographs. Taking-off in the early morning from Ashton Court Estate, west of the city and landing near Pucklechurch to the east, our flight lasted for about 1 hour and was wonderful value-for-money.