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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.
Culua: My Other Life in Mexico by Samantha Wood
Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 89,820. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young Australian woman travels to Mexico, her mother's homeland, on a search for identity. What begins as a visit to her enigmatic grandmother becomes a quest to find out what it means to be Mexican. As she learns to embrace Mexico verdadero - the real Mexico - she discovers a people who give a new meaning to larger than life, and the invincible bonds between family, food, and the spirit world.
The Weirder Side Of Paris: A Guide to 101 Bizarre, Bloodstained, or Macabre Sights, From the Merely Eccentric to the Downright Ghoulish by Susanne Alleyn
Price: Free! Words: 60,100. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World
There's a lot more than the Catacombs for fans of the bizarre or macabre to explore in the weirder (and darker) side of Paris that most tourists never see. With information on dozens of bizarre and sometimes gruesome sights, artworks, museums, and historical locations, The Weirder Side Of Paris is an indispensable guide to the city that you never knew existed.
Round the Top - Perth to Melbourne the Long Way by Stuart Robinson & Magda Robinson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,410. Language: Australian English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Part blog, part guide book, part text book, this book documents a couple's 12 month sailing voyage around the top of Australia to some of the most remote and dangerous waters in the world. Full of stories, photographs and practical, down-to-earth tips, this is an ideal book for someone contemplating a similar voyage or just dreaming of it.
Romancing Through Italy by Robert James Connors
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,810. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Readers will delight sharing a journey of discovery that reveals not just the places, but the people and mysteries of an ancient land.The world's most desired destination, Italy provides a colorful and scenic background to adventures and misadventures. Emperors and cave-dwellers, elderly goat-herds and ghost towns come to life in visits to the hidden corners of the cradle of modern civilization.
A Recipe for Disaster - Cooking Up A Big Italian Idea by Stephen Phelps
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,100. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian
A RECIPE FOR DISASTER is the entertaining journey of an Englishman living in rural Italy when his neighbor, Lia, persuades him to listen to her BIG IDEA – making a TV cookery series. But Lia speaks no English. And Stephen’s partner, Tam, can't cook. So. with no funding, the three of them embark on a six-part series set among the rolling hills of Italy's spectacularly beautiful Le Marche region.
Four Seasons in a Day: Travel, Transitions and Letting Go of the Place We Call Home by Deborah L. Jacobs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,930. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Deborah Jacobs quit the job from hell, rented her house and planned to Airbnb her way through France. This swiftly-paced, well plotted travelogue, by a writer at the top of her game, blends observations about aging and careers, with fish-out-of-water adventures and practical advice about the sharing economy. It all comes together to make for an entertaining, inspiring and information-rich read.
Kenya Democracy by Thomas Barnet
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017 and represented by Bobby Digital. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Kenya Democracy. A Book on Kenya, Political Information.These are the abnormalities that characterize Kenya’s politics of transition to democracy. This discussion unravels the challenges to Kenya’s participatory democracy. The discussion seeks to fill out what went wrong with the project to bring ‘democracy and participation’ to Kenya. Politics and Ethnic influence, Organization and Management.
Alone on the Camino by Linda Roy Cross
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,230. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
At age 66, the author walks the 500-mile Camino de Santiago pilgrimage, facing real and imagined death from high winds on the Pyrenees heading toward Santiago de Compostela, hoping for an introspective 31- day silent retreat. Walking alone, she encounters a rollercoaster of emotions from physical pain and loneliness, fear, sorrow and humility, to friendship, good will and the universal self.
Spirits of the Bayou: Sanctuaries, Cemeteries and Hauntings by Deborah Burst
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,040. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A poetic presence built upon the past, the author's vivid prose and photography unlocks the doors to ancient houses of worship, probes the eerie shadows of cemeteries and delves deep inside the bayou’s haunted legends. Follow a trail of history and mystery across New Orleans and south along the coastal towns of Louisiana. Experience it for yourself with travel links at the end of each chapter.
Lost Among the Baining: Adventure, Marriage, and Other Fieldwork by Gail Pool
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this wry travel memoir, a fiasco of an anthropological field trip leaves the writer and her husband haunted by the Baining of New Guinea, a people who upend Western theories as well as the couple's young lives. Years later, they return to the jungle to make peace with this very different culture and their youthful past.
Thailand Changes by Peter Jaggs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,220. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book takes an offbeat and humorous look at how tourism has changed radically in Thailand over the past thirty-five years, seen through the eyes of two red-blooded young men who made their first trips to the country over three decades apart. Peter Jaggs provides an unparalleled insight into the night-streets, tourist resorts and rural villages of both modern day and bygone Thailand and goes so
My Father's Daughter, From Rome to Sicily by Gilda Morina Syverson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 101,910. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017 by Divine Phoenix. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this nonfiction memoir, My Father's Daughter From Rome to Sicily, by Gilda Morina Syverson, we are captivated by a trilogy travel adventure, with ancient sites of Rome, contrasting the landscape of a picturesque countryside, the seaside villages of Sicily, and olive trees in the valley of Mount Etna. This Novello Literary Award Book Finalist exudes passion, eloquence, and heartfelt language.
Reisen in Neuseeland - Reiseführer für Aotearoa, das Land der langen weissen Wolke by Urban Napflin
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 68,730. Language: German. Published: March 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Ideal zur Reisevorbereitung, alles was Neuseeland einzigartig macht und wie man die Reise des Lebens plant! Neue revidierte Auflage von 2017 (zuerst publiziert in 2012), mit über 160 Fotos und Illustrationen. Neue Abschnitte über Waiheke Island, Studieren und Schule in Neuseeland, Reisen mit Kindern, Freedom Camping, Backpackerbusse, neue Fotos, mehr Regionen-Highlights und andere Tipps!
A Tame Colonial Girl by Wendy Stanley
Price: $3.65 USD. Words: 83,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This intimate diary of the author's life begins when she, a small girl born in England, travels to Kenya to join her parents who had arrived there overland via the Sahara Desert circa 1947/1948. The story is told with a deliberate honesty that demonstrates the integrity of the author and her desire to tell the world what it is really like to leave your native country how to live in a new world!
Travel New Zealand - Preparation for Travellers to Aotearoa, the Land of the Long White Cloud by Urban Napflin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,600. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Everything that makes New Zealand unique and how to plan the trip of a lifetime. New revised 2018 edition - the ideal preparation for your trip to New Zealand, with over 160 photos and illustrations. New content about freedom camping, separate Waiheke Island section, travelling with children, studying and working in New Zealand and in general more details, updates, links and tips!
The Chiang Mai Food Diaries… and other tales by Alexander Gunn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,120. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2017 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Chiang Mai is the most fascinating place on earth…and so is the food. Have you eaten a termite or met a Blacking Man? Have you seen the tree top spear fisherman, or tried to chew your way through a deep fried chicken head or a plateful of live shrimps? Have you ever wondered why there is a huge, stagnant, six mile and otherwise pointless canal running around the outer reaches of the south side of
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...
Pinky: Poverty to Prosperity by Frank Browning Clark
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,160. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
Pinky is the story of a young man born into poverty who had a father without ambition to change things, but had a loving, caring mother who struggled to raise twelve children over a 45-year period. Abandoned by her husband, the mother raised six young kids to adulthood, fed and clothed them, and bought a home for them to live in...
The Vagabond Chronicles: China by Kathy Krejados
Price: Free! Words: 62,600. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
What do you do when you are fifty-ish and your kids are grown and gone? Take on the world! Come join this vagabond at the outset of her journey: mysterious China. Far from the tourist attractions, you'll tour unforgettable towns, see stupendous sites and ponder this impenetrable culture. Let's vagabond together!