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Turtle Tushies in the Land of Banana Beer by Anita Pauwels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,860. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A newly married Texas couple with great teeth join the Peace Corps to teach fish farming among the friendly, hard-working people of Burundi. Grappling with motorcycles, banana beer, bugs, frogs, charcoal-spewing imbabulas, mud, tons of rain, falling down, getting up, political uncertainties, language and cultural barriers, they work with courageous farmers, and learn we are all One in the heart.
Tour de Ireland (A cycling fan's ride around Ireland) by Emmet Ryan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,870. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Tour de Ireland (A cycling fan's ride around Ireland) is the story of a cyclist's return to his native country. It is an attempt to re-engage with home and re-discover the ancient land of saints and scholars that is Ireland.
A Baguette a Day: My First Year in Saint Antonin by T. D. Lake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 214,680. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
T. D. Lake along with his partner, Linnea, and their golden retriever, Beau, take a leap of faith into the unknown when they move from Arizona to Saint Antonin-Noble-Val, a rural village in southwest France. A Baguette a Day is a must-read for anyone thinking about moving to France. It is loaded with anecdotes that will enlighten every reader about life in France and how the French live it.
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.
Mongolia: Travels in An Untamed Land by Jasper Becker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 134,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
For seventy years Mongolia was all but closed to the west - a forbidden country, shrouded in darkness. Jasper Becker had long dreamed of exploring the sweeping land that lay just beyond China’s Great Wall and when communism disintegrated, he finally did. Setting out from Kublai Khan’s capital, Beijing, Becker was one of the first westerners to cross the border tracing the course of Yellow River.
Jousting with Windmills - A Journey into the Heart of Spain by Mark Colenutt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Without a word of Spanish to his name, Mark was perfectly prepared to leave home behind and begin life in Spain teaching English. Under his arm was a copy of Don Quixote, which acted as his indirect guide to the nation's psyche. His ambition was to learn the language, travel the country, unlock Cervantes' novel and add to his outlook on life. What he hadn't counted on was precisely what happened.
Being Down, Looking Up: The Adventures of an Itinerant Shoeshiner by Rob Walters
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.
Cut out the Middleman by John Daysh
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.
Salt and Emerald - a hesitant solo voyage round Ireland and the Irish by Alastair Scott
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 Returns - A Journey from Bali to Skye by Alastair Scott
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 144,720. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The last of a trilogy, by turns comic and astonishing, of a remarkable five-year pilgrimage around the world. Travelling on foot, camel, elephant and public transport Scott slips, trots and lumbers through the cultures of the Far and Near East. He carries a notebook, a will to understand, a bent towards absurdities and…(ever the optimist)…a universal bath plug where there are no universal drains.
A Scot Goes South - A Journey from Mexico to Ayers Rock by Alastair Scott
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.
Scot Free - A Journey from the Arctic to New Mexico by Alastair Scott
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.
Tracks Across Alaska - A Dog Sled Journey by Alastair Scott
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 132,300. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Scotsman dreams of driving a dog sled across Alaska. Arriving there with no experience, he learns the hard way. This is much more than the story of that feat of self-reliance and endurance; it defines the deep bond between man and dog; it is a portrait of the land - beautiful, rich, empty, sometimes murderous - its history and the people who live there. And it has become a classic.
Rising from the Dust ~ India's Hidden Voices by Mark Helyar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,510. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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...
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.
Natural Wanders in Australia by Linda Lee Rathbun
Price: $2.99 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.
Slow Travels-Tennessee by Lyn Wilkerson
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.
Capital Punishment by Kris Mole
Price: Free! Words: 174,540. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(4.86 from 7 reviews)
The BBC said: "Most of us would think twice about trying to get to the end of our street, without cash in our pockets. But what about going a little bit further....with no money, no food and no way of getting home? Meet Kris Mole. He's the 24 year old brains behind the Great Euro Freebie Challenge in aid of Cancer Research." After reading please rate and review. Unless you didn't like it. Hmmmm.
Slow Travels-California by Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,940. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The updated version of Slow Travels-California explores this State's history along the present and previous routes of U.S. Highways 40, 50, 60, 99, and 395. Come explore the rich and varied history of the Golden State. This guide provides in-depth information about historic sites, landmarks, and legends along California's highways. Maps and GPS Coordinates for listed sites are included.