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A Scot Returns - A Journey from Bali to Skye
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
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
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
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.
Paradise Delayed - Our New Lives in the Wild. Caribbean Island Life in the Beautiful Archipelago of Bocas del Toro, Panama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Sinking boats, defective chainsaws, document forgery and aggressive roosters are just a small sample of the hurdles facing a tired traveller who simply wants to lie in a hammock on his own isolated Caribbean island sipping margaritas for a while. "Paradise Delayed" may make you re-consider the nature of the Caribbean island dream, or may just inspire to find your own adventure of a lifetime.
In a Valley... A Writer's New Beginning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,370. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Not really a tourism guide. Instead, an author's new beginning as a journalist. Writing about my experiences in the Lehigh Valley, Pa area. Reviews and Interviews include: arts, music, businesses and events. They are mixed with photos of the area. You will find out why this author started on the journalist side.
The Front of Beyond
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
‘The Front of Beyond’ is a collection of travellers’ tales. It describes my wanderings around East Asia and elsewhere. In China I tried to nip across borders in militarised zones. I stuck my nose into parts of Burma where the authorities didn’t want me to go. I delved into parts of Kurdistan. I had a look at the Sahara, being chased by the army. I hitched and bussed across borders in East Africa.
Travels with my Rant
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Travels with my Rant” describes my wanderings around some of the more obscure bits of East Timor, the Indonesian islands of Nusa Tenggara, Sulawesi and Borneo, Central America and parts of India. It is a series of travellers tales about uncomfortable and sometimes slightly worrying journeys, sometimes in places which few other western touros reach.
After They've Seen Paree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,700. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
Part memoir, part travelog, this is an entertaining look at life on the road, exploring the nooks and crannies of Europe in a VW van. With their low budget approach to independent travel, this Kentucky couple turned a severe case of wanderlust into a life full of adventure. AFTER THEY’VE SEEN PAREE just might give you the courage, incentive, and know-how to make your travel dreams come true.
Chronicles of Nightmarch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 367,800. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This compilation of the columns of Nightmarch covers its beginnings in the Pattaya Mail newspaper in June 2000 and goes all the way through to its conclusion in the Pattaya One newspaper in September 2011. Almost unwittingly it provides an interesting social history of the growth of the nightlife scene in Pattaya in the first decade of the twenty-first century. This volume also includes items tha
Turkey, the Raw Guide
Series: The Best of Perking the Pansies, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,190. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Springtime Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
Have you ever wondered what it’s really like to pitch your tent in a foreign field, particularly a Muslim one? Guidebooks and travelogues only go so far. To get a real feel, you need to ask someone who’s been there, done that and bought all the fake designer t-shirts.
Kingdom of Sharks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,500. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
It's a bad start to one's career: Alone in a foreign country, broke, homeless, living on borrowed time with an expired visa. That was just the start of one teacher's sojourn through the People's Republic of China.
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
(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.
Smart Guide Italy Northern Cities: Milan, Venice, Turin & Genova
Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Smart Guide Italy: Northern Cities is for travelers who want to experience urban Italy. It covers four remarkable Northern Italian cities that are relatively close geographically yet infinitely different culturally and artistically. Milan, Venice, Turin and Genova each offer a unique experience but seeing them all in succession provides an even greater sensation and a singular insight into Italy.
Southern Spain: A Guide to Nerja & the Surrounding Areas
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 51,810. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
My love affair with Nerja and this part of Andalucia stemmed from my business - selling and renting properties there. The more I visited the area the more I came to love it. I have tried to convey here the feelings that I got when I first visited this area. The feelings of freedom, of a strong nation with a sense of history and pride. Maybe also a feeling of nostalgia for a Britain long gone
A Different Shade of Travel (Home and Abroad): One Man's Look At The World And America Through Travel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,700. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ever thought about visiting exotic countries? How about traveling and experiencing stereotypes and prejudices? Maybe you have lived abroad and returned home to find your opinions and outlook on life and the world have dramatically changed. A Different Shade of Travel (Home and Abroad) delves deeper inside how traveling and living abroad changes us and reshapes our opinions of the world.
Deep in the Heart of France: A Guide to the Loire Valley's Contemporary Caves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,710. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
France's Loire Valley is honeycombed with thousands of caves, a number of which are open to the public. This is your guide to nearly 200 cave lodgings, cave restaurants, cave art galleries, cave museums and many other "troglodyte" attractions. Also includes 22 walks in cave country.
Chucking It All
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,210. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012 by Poison Pixie Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
With its remorseless true-life account of downshifting to a remote Scottish island, Chucking It All uncovers the frightening realities of relocating to “a magical island lost in the mists of time” as you follow the warts-and-all adventures of urban misanthrope, Max Scratchmann, as he valiantly tries to forge a new life in the windswept Orkney islands.
Smart Guide Italy: Grand Tour Rome, Florence, Venice and Naples
Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,560. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World
Grand Tour Rome, Florence, Venice and Naples combines four of Italy's most fascinating cities in one practical guide. Now travelers with the time and energy to set-off on their own Grand Tour can get useful sight, entertainment, dining, accommodation, and transport information. Grand Tour is written by full-time residents, features a convenient TOC and provides plenty of insight into Italy.
A Gigantic Whinge on the Celtic Fringe
Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 51,680. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of a circumnavigation of Ireland aboard my 27ft yacht in 2011. From the Forth I went round Ireland anti-clockwise, which people tell me is the ’wrong way round’. Most of the journey was sailed solo. I skirted a lot of the bits of the ‘Celtic Fringe’. By sea Celtdom doesn't look so much a 'fringe' as the centre, a fact which I rant about quite a lot