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Scared of Scorpions: My Year of Hell in the Holy Land
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Songwriter Chauncey Roberts is robbed of his movie camera in Syria, beginning a hellish year in which his Palestine, My Heart Concert in Bethlehem is cancelled because of the Gaza Flotilla Tragedy, his TV sitcom nearly comes into being, and he begins Camp Evil in which Jewish settlers attack a scout camp. He overstays his Israeli visa by nine months, escaping at Tel Aviv's airport.
Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.
Bosnia and Herzegovina in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Military, Religion, Serbs and Croats, Sarajevo, Tuzla, Zenica, Mostar
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,680. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Cut out the Middleman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,750. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this novel By John Daysh tropical island life flips upside down as rat-race drop out Nick falls into a world of drugs and crime, while looking for was a slice of paradise in the sun.
Wondering into Thai Culture
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,170. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Wondering into Thai Culture by Mont Redmond Or Thai Whys and Otherwise New 2012 Edition A timeless work, first published as articles in The Nation and then printed as a book and reprinted several times.
Asphalt and Ink: The Peculiar Adventures of Traveler R.C.
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 103,610. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The author takes you with him on a series of drives across America. Among the stops: Fruita, Colorado, home of Mike the Headless Chicken; the boisterous streets of New Orleans; Monroeville, Alabama where he tries to find novelist Harper Lee; and The Old Manse where Nathaniel Hawthorne carved love notes to his wife on the windows. A whimsical tour of 21st Century America.
Salt and Emerald - a hesitant solo voyage round Ireland and the Irish
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 138,760. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Much more than adventurous travel, this book is an exploration of Ireland and her people, past and present. Observed with humour, sensitivity and insight, it is an engrossing account of encounters and experiences - astonishingly diverse - by a seasoned travelwriter. Everything from Dervla Murphy to the Mary Celeste. A journey packed with fact and anecdote that carries you along like the tide.
A Scot Goes South - A Journey from Mexico to Ayers Rock
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 136,680. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Here is the sequel to Alastair Scott's highly acclaimed Scot Free, describing the next two years of his five-year odyssey, this time in Central and South America, Australia and New Zealand. He writes with the same infectious brio as in his first book, a photographer's eye enriching the writer's, seizing with delight upon the egregious and eccentric, the larger-than-life that turns out to be life.
Being Down, Looking Up: The Adventures of an Itinerant Shoeshiner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,790. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about an unusual journey. A few years ago Rob Walters decided to become a shoeshine boy. He stowed his shoeshine kit, a tent, and a few items of clothing in a trailer, connected the trailer to his push bike and set off from Oxford to visit the old shoe-making cities of middle England. Along the way he polished many shoes and gained a fascinating insight into his own country.
Rising from the Dust ~ India's Hidden Voices
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,510. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
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A quest for adventure becomes a labour of love as Mark Helyar gains intimate access into the heart of a society rarely experienced by the western world.
Going Native In Murcia 3rd Edition: All You Need To Know About Visiting, Living and Home Buying in Murcia and Spain's Costa Calida
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,080. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MURCIA REGION! Full of useful tips straight from a British couple who now call this region their home. This third edition has been carefully revised and is packed full of 300% more information including all town guides and selected maps. Going Native in Murcia - the most comprehensive guide in print - is now even better.
Scot Free - A Journey from the Arctic to New Mexico
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,170. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The first in the trilogy describing Alastair Scott's epic five-year journey around the world, much of it wearing a kilt. On and (sometimes very far) off the beaten track, he brings the unusual and the eccentric vividly before our eyes, giving many an unforgettable portrait of people with whom he shared, for brief moments or extended periods, his own delight in humanity in all its forms.
Aegean Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Panverse Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A true story set on the real 'Mamma Mia' island of Skopelos. Comic and tragic by turns, Aegean Dream is a story of love, resilience, and the power of friendship. - What’s it really like to live on a tiny Greek island? - Why is the Greek economy so messed up? - What IS ‘The Secret’? ...and how do mysterious skulls, Russian prostitutes, President Bush the elder, and Pierce Brosnan come into it?
Slow Travels-Tennessee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,790. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
This is the Tennessee edition of the Slow Travels series. U.S. Highways 11, 25, 31, and 70 are followed through the State, examining a cross-section for Tennessee and providing a wealth of historical information along the way. Reference maps and GPS coordinates for all listed points of interest are included.
Malachite: A Journey in Africa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,250. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
No bribes! With this approach to driving a 30 year old Bedford truck across Africa, a very eventful 7 months unfolds. Malachite is an enthralling account of an overland journey from Cape Town to London, across the length of Africa. Written in a deeply personal style, the book takes the reader not only into the wilds of the central African jungle and the Sahara, but into the wilder group dynamics.
Azerbaijan in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Azeri Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Traditions, Baku, Mingacevir, Naxcivan City
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Azerbaijan.
Ukraine in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Traditions, Urban and Rural Life, Crimea, Ethnic Groups, Military
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,730. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in the Ukraine, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Boxed Set Volume 2
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,270. Language: British English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"Thailand Take 2" is a no holds barred exposé of Thais and Thailand, presented through the words and actions of real Thais. These ordinary Thais show how Thailand’s culture is so different from that of the West."Escape to Thailand" is an account of an English expat’s move to Thailand and his early days here, a “fly on the wall” experience for the reader. Seeing what the average tourist never sees.
Smart Guide Italy: Central Italy
Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 170,280. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World
Smart Guide Italy: Central Italy is a practical guide to Italy's most fascinating regions. It features useful information on major sights, towns, beaches and parks. The guide provides essential background details as well as suggestions on where to shop, eat, sleep and experience Central Italy. Regions covered include: Tuscany, Lazio, Umbria, Le Marche, Abruzzo, Emilia Romagna and Molise.
Muslim Brotherhood (Al-Ikhwan) Encyclopedia: Islamist Extremism and Terrorism, Jihad and Sharia Law, Relationship to Hamas, Egyptian Uprising and the Ouster of Mubarak, Election of Mohamed Morsi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 273,770. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This essential compilation of expert opinion and commentary from over twenty-five government and military reports and papers, totaling over 600 pages. The Muslim Brotherhood's role in the Egyptian uprising of 2011 and the subsequent election of Mohamed Morsi to the Egyptian Presidency has focused renewed attention on the organization, which has been accused of extremism and terrorism by some.