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Nonfiction » Travel » By region » OceaniaSub-categories: South Pacific Islands | Melanesia | Micronesia | General | All sub-categories >>General | Melanesia | Micronesia | Polynesia | South Pacific Islands | << Top sub-categories
Sailing with Impunity: Adventure in the South Pacific by Mary E Trimble
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,830. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Seattle couple sell their house, buys a sailboat, and sails 13,000 miles throughout the South Pacific.
The Edge of Paradise: America in Micronesia by P. F. Kluge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,200. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Oceania
In 1967 the Peace Corps sent P. F. Kluge to paradise - or so the American possessions in Micronesia seemed. His assignment was as noble as it was adventurous: to help the people of those half-forgotten Pacific islands move from old to new, so that paradise would have prosperity and freedom as well as physical beauty. He immersed himself in the lives of the diverse peoples of the islands.
Infidelity Gun Running & Other Tales by Rex Mangin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An interesting collection of fact and fiction; fourteen short stories drawn from the author’s vast treasure trove of memories gathered during a lifetime in aviation. The subjects are many and varied, and are not all confined to aviation. There are a couple from the Cold War; a gun running incident in North Africa; and several about infidelity, and the like, involving the airline industry.
Camping with the Noonans by John Noonan
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 43,710. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Tracey and John Noonan have travelled all over Australia in their 4WD including some very challenging locations. This book is about how to travel in Australia (and ultimately anywhere) including the outback and the deserts with children on board. It's about being self-contained and self-sufficient on the road without having to tow a campervan or trailer.
Last Wild Island:Saving Tetepare by John Read
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,240. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by Page Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment(5.00 from 1 review)
A well told story with humourous and insightful moments about Australian ecologist John Read and his family as they battle to save Tetepare Island in the Solomons from ugly indiscriminate logging. They establish the Tetepare Descendants Association (TDA) and the book shares the challenges of different food, culture, disease and the hope of a sustainable future.
Hawaii: From Origins To The End Of The Monarchy by Brien Foerster
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Hawaii is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, and has written about extensively. However, few books ever talk about the Hawaiians themselves, and their history, going back at least 2000 years. This book was compiled by the author from his personal experiences living on the island of Maui, Hawaii, and the oral traditions he was taught by Hawaiian elders.
Right Now Is Perfect: A Romance, An Adventure, The Unexpected Thereafter by Carol Anita Ryan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It's an adventure in paradise when a mid-life divorcee ditches a career in IT to sail across the South Pacific with her lover and two friends. But there is more!
Seven Days in Fiji by Steve Glines
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,540. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010 by Wilderness House Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Fiji is part of the Pacific Ocean’s “Ring of Fire,” a large collection of current and extinct volcanoes. Think of Fiji as Hawaii’s southern brother. Fiji is a continental island that rests on its own plate. The oldest rocks in Fiji are about 40,000,000 years old. The island nation is made up of some 300 islands (at high tide) scattered over a small corner of the South Pacific.
Life Was A Cabaret: A Tale of Two Fools, A Boat, and a Big-A** Ocean by Becky Coffield
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 58,540. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2009 by Moonlight Mesa Associates. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A rollicking, award-winning travel memoir that details a hilarious six years aboard the sloop, Cabaret, as the author manages to stay afloat for 25,000 miles of fun and adventure from Alaska to the South Pacific. A terrific read for sailors or those who love adventure stories and sea yarns. If you're planning to go to sea, this book is a MUST! Audacious and bold!