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Around Rakaposhi by Brian H Jones
Price: Free! Words: 53,810. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010 by Aichje Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs(5.00 from 1 review)
The western Himalayas and the Karakoram range – earthquakes – landslides – the world’s highest paved international highway (dangerous, too) - ethnic tensions – ancient cultures – staggering beauty: 'Around Rakaposhi' is an account of two and a half years of living, working, and travelling among the Muslim people of the remote yet politically sensitive regions of 'Pakistani Kashmir'.
Best of Blog in France by Stephanie Dagg
Price: Free! Words: 58,940. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Five years ago in 2006 we left our large, brand new house in Co. Cork, which we’d built ourselves, for a two-hundred-year-old hovel in Creuse, France. Why, oh why? We wanted to change our lives and we've certainly done that. I began my blog detailing our experiences in 2009 and it's become very popular. Here's a selection of entries from its first two years arranged January to December.
Don't Drink the Water by Simon Cutting
Price: Free! Words: 113,110. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(4.00 from 2 reviews)
So what the hell was I doing in South East Asia anyway? This was no spiritual journey of self discovery. As a matter of fact, self discovery was one of the things I was trying to avoid. From the constant conversations about cricket that arise from being an Australian in India to mushroom-induced comas in Laos, find out exactly how much fun is too much fun...
The 2014-2015 Honolulu Real Estate Guide by Adrienne Lally
Price: Free! Words: 74,250. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014 by Wexford House. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home buying, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
Everything you need to know about Honolulu real estate. Insider tips about buying and selling real estate in Honolulu. Information about surrounding towns, and which is best for you and your family, including interviews with buyers who know the area best. Insight into employment opportunities, schools, health care, recreational and cultural activities, shopping, climate, transportation, and more.
Up the Lake by Wayne Lutz
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: Free! Words: 70,240. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Living off-the-grid in coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Life in a floating cabin, with travel by boat, kayak, bicycle, and all-terrain vehicle. Contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia, including the author's extensive study of one of Powell Lake's best float cabin designers.
Canada - When The Lights Go Out by Davina Penny
Price: Free! Words: 82,370. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Touring Ontario and parts of Quebec in Canada provide a life experience that is not easily forgotten - particularly when you are caught up in a blackout the likes of which North America hasn't seen before. This is a light hearted diary style entry of the daily events as they occurred. Think of Bill Bryson and his quirky take, but mix in with that, a healthy dose of female ditziness.
Neon Pilgrim by Lisa Dempster
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 90,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2009 by Aduki Independent Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Seriously unfit & unmotivated, Lisa Dempster is an unlikely candidate for a gruelling outdoor adventure. When her life needs a shake-up, she decides the only thing for it is to hike the henro michi, a 1200 kilometre Buddhist pilgrimage through the mountains of Japan. Lisa’s journey from overweight dole bludger to intrepid explorer is a witty & fascinating insight into Japan’s famed pilgrimage
Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools by Victoria Twead
Series: Old Fools, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,590. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010 by Ant Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.70 from 23 reviews)
*New York Times bestselling author* If Joe and Vicky had known what relocating to a tiny mountain village in Andalucia would be like, they might have hesitated... They have no idea of the culture shock in store. No idea they'll become reluctant chicken farmers and own the most dangerous cockerel in Spain. No idea they'll help capture a vulture or be rescued by a mule.
All That Blarney - A Tour of Ireland by Davina Penny
Price: Free! Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(3.00 from 1 review)
Follow the exploits and adventures of an English girl who decides to make a holiday out of a wedding invite to Ireland. Laugh along with the Irish as they laugh at themselves. Wonder at how they managed to ever pass a driving test in the more rural outreaches. Realise it isn't called the Emerald Isle for nothing - it really does rain - A LOT. Experience the quirkiness of an Irish wedding.
Djupdykningar I Det Indiska Folkhavet by Son Lal
Price: Free! Words: 82,730. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Dagbok från resor på egen hand bland vanligt folk i norra delen av Indien mellan 2008 och 2012. Ett försök att förstå tillvaron för dem, som har mycket små resurser. Genom samtal på deras eget språk.Med fattiga bönder och bybor, med dem som utsätts för kastdiskriminering, och dem som har urusla bostäder i små och stor städer. Från Gujarat i väster till Bihar i öster.
New Zealand with a Hobbit Botherer by Annette Gisby
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,460. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(4.00 from 1 review)
What should you do if your spouse becomes addicted to the Lord of the Rings movies and swoons at the very mention of Orlando Bloom's name? (Thud. Quick, fetch the smelling salts.) How about taking the advice of a strange apparition that reveals itself in a dream, who recommends touring New Zealand in an effort to prove that its sheep pastures aren't really filled by frolicking Hobbits.
Tales From The Wild Blue Yonder *Taking Mexico Flying* by John Quinn Olson
Price: Free! Words: 62,180. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities(5.00 from 1 review)
Take a flying safari to Old Mexico. Come along on a wild ride and never even leave your arm chair. Sky out with a wild cast of characters. Find out what flying's really all about!
American Borders: Breakdowns in Small Towns all around the USA by Carla King
Series: Fearless. Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 67,420. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This 4-month, 10,000 mile adventure is a comedy of breakdowns in small towns all around the USA. Moments of blissful backroads freedom, cultural connection, and roadside romance are interrupted by cracked welds, electrical gremlins, evil tow truck drivers, tornadoes, and hurricanes. From B.C. to the Blue Ridge, Boquillas to Beverly Hills, a unique and intimate exploration of America's borders.
Poverty and Promise: One Volunteer's Experience of Kenya by Cindi Brown
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,080. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author Cindi Brown sold everything to volunteer in Africa. With only her skills and desire to assist others, Brown hit Kenya hard... and then Kenya hit back. Follow Brown's setbacks and victories while getting an insider's view of Barack Obama's Luo homeland, polygamy, cycling past Cape Buffalo, floating past hippos, Sikh weddings, and Luo burials. Book proceeds train Africa's future leaders.
Silicon Valley Monk: From Metaphysics to Reality on the Buddhist Path by J. A. Kempf
Price: Free! Words: 102,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Silicon Valley Monk" is a memoir of one man's attempt to wake up amid the reality distortion field of Silicon Valley - and his own mind.
Farther Up the Main by Wayne Lutz
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Coastal British Columbia from Jervis Inlet to Desolation Sound serves as the backdrop for stories of quadding, hiking, and survival. Tales from remote areas where people are isolated from the bustle of the surrounding world. Stories for the stout of heart and those who crave wilderness adventure. A follow-up book to the original 'Up the Main.'
Life Was A Cabaret: A Tale of Two Fools, A Boat, and a Big-A** Ocean by Becky Coffield
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 58,540. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2009 by Moonlight Mesa Associates. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A rollicking, award-winning travel memoir that details a hilarious six years aboard the sloop, Cabaret, as the author manages to stay afloat for 25,000 miles of fun and adventure from Alaska to the South Pacific. A terrific read for sailors or those who love adventure stories and sea yarns. If you're planning to go to sea, this book is a MUST! Audacious and bold!
Oedipus on a Pale Horse, Journey through Greece in Search of a Personal Mythology by David Sheppard
Price: Free! Words: 214,800. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Anyone traveling to Greece should consider taking this book with them. It contains both archaeological and mythological information on most the major and some of the minor sites throughout Greece and the western coast of Turkey. Painstakingly researched and documented. It's a catalyst for the mixture of all the components of the existential traveling experience.
Chasing Shiva by Dianne Sharma Winter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,640. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"This man is my Guru, he is totally mad and we go a pilgrimage together." Quoting Kipling at a rural constable in order to spare herself a night in the cells, Dianne Sharma-Winter begins a story tellers quest across the spiritual landscape of India.
High Road To Tibet - Travels in China, Tibet, Nepal and India by John Dwyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,830. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Overland adventurer John Dwyer has less than three months to cross China, Tibet, Nepal and India and he has a to-do list: drink snake blood, get smuggled into Tibet, and hike to Mount Everest. Join him on his epic trek from the Great Wall of China to the Taj Mahal and read about Asia's wildest and most fascinating regions.