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Best of Blog in France
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.
Going Native In Murcia 3rd Edition: All You Need To Know About Visiting, Living and Home Buying in Murcia and Spain's Costa Calida
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,080. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MURCIA REGION! Full of useful tips straight from a British couple who now call this region their home. This third edition has been carefully revised and is packed full of 300% more information including all town guides and selected maps. Going Native in Murcia - the most comprehensive guide in print - is now even better.
Farther Up the Strait
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs ยท Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,590. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Boating and survival off the grid in coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Destinations on the Strait of Georgia, with contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia. A follow-up book to the original 'Up the Strait,' which constitutes a set of two books that can be read in either order.
A Namibian Canvas
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,630. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 by Truth House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Namibia’s history, both personal and national. Julia Steven’s diary of her stay in Namibia the year it gained independence from South Africa is pure poetry. The country comes alive in vivid colour and symphonic sound. Funny, insightful, and heart-stopping – for instance when she ventured into Angola while the war was still on...
Chasing Rainbows:with Just Us Two
Series: Just Us Two Travel, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In Chasing Rainbows (the sequel to award-winning Just Us Two and the real ending to Rosie’s Gold Wing story) this intrepid couple, now no longer able to ride, finally say ‘good-bye’ to their Gold Wing motorbiking days but only after more adventures in Ireland and Andorra, Spain; this time not on a Honda Gold Wing; and this time not quite Just Us Two. Enriched with full colour photographs
Following Marco Polo's Silk Road
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The book, Following Marco Polo’s Silk Road, is a personal account of a couple’s journey as they follow the footsteps of the legendary traveller, Marco Polo. As independent travellers, they explore the lands and the people along the mythical Silk Road. This is a graphic account about the lives of the people that they met along the way.
Bogota! Una Guía para el Turismo Quirúrgico
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: Spanish. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
El turismo quirúrgico llega a Bogotá ! La autora de La Gema Escondida: Una Guía para el Turismo Quirúrgico en Cartagena , Colombia, ahora le trae la historia completa de los hospitales, tratamientos y médicos de Bogotá, Colombia. Investigado de forma metódica, este libro lo lleva a las salas de operación para contarle lo que usted necesita saber.
Rascal Rain A Year in Papua New Guinea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Australian Volunteers Abroad sent novelist Inez Baranay to Papua New Guinea’s chaotic, violent province of Enga. Within months she went from sipping cappuccino in inner-city Sydney to a culture where brides are bought, rape is commonplace, and women aren’t allowed near men’s food because it’s thought it will make the men weak. Her experiences have resulted in a highly readable account.
American Trails Revisited-The Oregon Trail in Wyoming
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,970. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
This edition in the American Trails Revisited series explores the Oregon Trail through Wyoming. The route of the Cherokee Trail along U.S. Highway 30, the main Oregon-California-Mormon Emigrant Road entering on U.S. Highway 26, as well as the side routes of the California-Mormon Trail and the Lander Cut-Off are explored Over 300 historic sites are documented with detailed driving directions.
Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and Joseph Kony: American Efforts to Counter the LRA in Central Africa, Uganda, Central African Republic (CAR), Congo, and South Sudan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 284,260. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This essential compilation of government and military reports and papers, totaling over 700 pages, provides analysis and background data on the LRA and related issues includes extensive background information on Uganda, the Central African Republic (CAR), South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa).
Glorious Gloucestershire
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,930. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
As far from dry-as-dust history as it is possible to achieve—a rollicking romp through the history of the most fascinating county of Gloucestershire. Wallis Peel’s account is of a thriving place, where she delves into a rich and varied past of interest to both visitors and inhabitants.
Solemates - Lessons on Life, Love & Marriage from the Appalachian Trail
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 144,820. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Winner of the Coveted 2011 National Indie Excellence Book Award! What happens when a middle-aged couple with no previous backpacking experience, decides to test their 14-year marriage and spend six months hiking the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine in one continuous hike? Will their motto of "Quitting is not an option" be a blessing or a curse?
black and (A)broad: traveling beyond the limitations of identity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,140. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Don't be fooled by the title. This book is NOT about race. Rather, it's an inspiring account of how traveling and living abroad have transformed how the author sees herself in today's global world.
Blazing Bicycle Saddles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,820. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the very funny story of six South Africans - mainly writers - who, on a whim, decide to explore "Darkest Europe and bring back to Africa stories about its strange natives". On hired bikes (none had cycled since childhood) they began with a 1 000 kilometre ride down the Danube. Over the years many other regions were explored. The story is told by their not terribly good leader.
Smart Guide Italy: Rome & Lazio
Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 76,980. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy is the only digital travel guide that covers all of Italy's regions and is written, researched, and investigated by full-time residents. Each title in the series provides insights to the most important monuments and useful information for eating, drinking, sleeping and having a good time in Italy.
The Greek Islands - A Notebook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,580. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In 1982, the English journalist Richard Clark upped sticks and left the country of his birth to go and work as a teacher in Crete. So began a love affair with the Greek Islands, to which he now returns on a regular basis. The Greek Islands - A Notebook is a series of snapshots of Journeys and Places, Culture and History, and People and Island Life on Crete, Corfu, Rhodes and other islands.
The Beauty and the Beasts: Living in Nairobi
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 86,280. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
The book details the abject poverty, sickness and violence experienced when living in Nairobi, one of the most dangerous cities in the world. The book also explains why it is easy to fall in love with the poor but kind and fun-loving people of Kenya and why a Long- term experience of Kenya will always lure you back to one of the most beautiful country’s in the world.
The Tree That Walked
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 52,920. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Never quite believing they were actually doing it, two old age pensioners from Ireland go to Peru on a journey of adventure and discovery and wind up staying in a hut in the Amazonian Rainforest six hours away from the nearest village, by canoe.
Don Quixote in China: The Search for Peach Blossom Spring
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,130. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
T’ao Yuan Ming, a 4th century Chinese poet, wrote of a mysterious utopia in the remote mountains of China, where generations of Chinese had isolated themselves from China’s wars and rebellions and knew nothing of the outside world. Sixteen centuries later, after sifting through clues leading him to believe it actually exists, Dean Barrett journeyed into China in search of this utopia.
Houston Dining Index - A Guide for Visitors (and Most Locals, Too)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,940. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Entertaining
Houston Dining Index is a different and more useful type of guide. It is organized as series of over 60 categories designed for the business traveler, newcomer, and those not terribly familiar with the city proper. A few of the categories are: bistros, Italian restaurants, Italian-American restaurants, steakhouses, beer bars, places within a short walk of the MetroRail stops, and much more.