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Peril and Promise: Mostly True Stories of Alaska by Jim Prevost
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,840. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This collection of 27 stories follows the history and development of Alaska, beginning with the arrival of the Russians in 1741.. There are stories of conquest and world war, of courageous pioneers and corrupt politicians. We’ll meet gold seekers and empire builders, criminals and community leaders. Some stories begin in capitals and outposts arund the world, but they end up all true Alaskan.
Shadows, Shells, and Spain by John Meyer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,860. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
John Meyer's "Shadows, Shells, and Spain" is a thrilling new adventure where a husband desperately searches for his missing wife along the ancient Camino trail across northern Spain. It’s also a bold, new take on a modern-day pilgrimage that feeds the mind and soul of every character while testing the limits of their bodies... and their comfort zones.
Farthest North: New Annotated Edition by Fridtjof Nansen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 142,590. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nansen's "Fram" expedition was an attempt by the Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen to reach the geographical North Pole by harnessing the natural east–west current of the Arctic Ocean. In the face of much discouragement from other polar explorers, in 1893, Nansen took his ship "Fram" to the New Siberian Islands, froze her into the pack ice, and waited for the drift to carry her towards the pole.
In The Cell In Nong Khai by Marco Antonio Bussanich
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 162,350. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Former President Jimmy Carter claims that of all cities in the world, Atlanta leads in one category: the number of sex slaves that come through the city. This is due to Atlanta’s global position, and the fact that it has one of world’s largest airports. The land of the free therefore leads in one of the things that robs so many of their freedom, which is sex-slavery...
The Road to Oxiana: New Edition Linked and Annotaded by Robert Byron
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Road to Oxiana is an account of Robert Byron’s ten-month journey to Iran and Afghanistan in 1933–34 in the company of Christopher Sykes. This travelogue is considered by many modern travel writers to be the first example of great travel writing.
This Is Africa: A Dream Chaser's Odyssey by Dashiel Douglas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 119,720. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The True Tale of 7 Countries, 4 Arrests, 3 Name Changes, 2 Escapes, 1 War, a Terrorist Attack and an Entertainment Pimp. This honest and engaging memoir provides a rare and insightful glimpse into the reality of life in Africa. 'This is Africa' takes the reader on two dream chasing quests, which the author artfully weaves into one uproarious and unforgettable story.
Podtours of the great French cathedrals and their cities by AM Kirkby
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,760. Language: British English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
France was where the Gothic style was invented, and the great cathedrals of Paris and the Ile de France bear witness to the huge changes in art, architecture, and society that happened in the Middle Ages. These self-guided tours take you around a number of French cities - Laon, Chartres, Reims, Bourges, Rouen, Beauvais and Amiens and Paris (including Saint-Denis).
Thailand - A Biker's Tale by Mark Weber
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,120. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Samui Island, Thailand, almost a paradise and a great place to have a motorbike club. For Mike Weber, one time successful DJ and manager of nightclubs across the UK, it is also an opportunity to become a member of a full-patched motorcycle club, the Samui Pirates.
The South African Story - 3rd Edition by Ron McGregor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,290. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Ron McGregor is one of South Africa's most experienced tour guides. The South African Story - 3rd Edition is a collection of his commentaries, delivered in Ron's inimitable raconteurial style. For those who want a deeper understanding of the country they are visiting - but don't want to invest in a library - this is the single book that has it all.
How to Get to Bangkok A South East Asian Travelogue by Barry Pomeroy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 158,190. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
How to Get to Bangkok details the more than six months I spent in South East Asia. I traveled with several people, met dozens of locals in different countries and under different circumstances, and observed both fantastical behaviour and solemn rituals, indiscriminate malice and profound kindness.
Finding Home: An American's Journey of Life and Love in the West Indies by Chuck McAllister
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,750. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist(5.00 from 1 review)
At the age of nineteen, biology student Chuck McAllister left behind his comfortable but uninspiring suburban life to seek adventure, clarity, and some kind of meaningful existence on the Caribbean island of Trinidad. There he met Suvali—clever, bright-eyed, and raven-haired—and his life changed forever. This is the story of McAllister’s eleven years of living, loving, and a little bit of science,
China Teaching Behind the Great Firewall & Other Inadvisable Things in a Country Shaped Like a Chicken by Barton Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,700. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
An irreverent and often satirical armchair adventure about teaching English in mainland China by a woefully overeducated former lawyer and part-time university music lecturer and teacher.
Turtle Tushies in the Land of Banana Beer, A Peace Corps Memoir by Anita Pauwels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,880. 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: $2.99 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: 214,760. 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.
Scared of Scorpions: My Year of Hell in the Holy Land by Chauncey Roberts
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.
Riding the Dragon's Back: The Great Race to Run the Wild Yangtze by Richard Bangs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Desktop Adventure. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
The thrilling and true account of the competition to be the first river rafting team down the Yangtze, one of the world's longest and most mythic rivers. When a group of American rafters begins its trip high in the Tibetan Plateau, China's patriotic youth rush to the river to beat the foreigners down their own historic waterway, the "dragon" of the title.
44 Days Backpacking in China : The Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century, with the United States, Europe and the Fate of the World in Its Looking Glass by Jeff J. Brown
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Summary: “An intimate social, cultural and political look into historical and modern China, while comparing these observations to the history and current trends of the United States and Europe.”-Provided by publisher.
Just One Cornetto: London to Sicily in a Small Motorhome by Keith Mashiter
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 113,050. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Just one Cornetto is the delightful story of Keith and his wife Gail’s six-month, 11,000-kilometre winter journey round Italy including Sicily and his addiction to cream or chocolate filled cornetti. Who can resist encounters with Tony Blair’s friend; a ninety-year old boar hunter; or a local trying to get planning permission and being offered ‘help’ by a well-known organisation?