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terra cognita: Return to New Guinea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,430. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Ten years after his first visit, Chuck McAllister returns to old haunts and familiar faces. But what has become of this nascent island nation in the intervening years? Through his journey, McAllister reflects on the various affects—positive and negative—of the millennial clash between the modern West and the undeveloped “Fourth World.”
Tahiti (French Polynesia) History, Travel and Tourism: Environmental Detail
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,510. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2017 by Jean Marc Bertrand. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Tahiti (French Polynesia) History, Travel and Tourism. Environmental Detail. A Book on Tahiti and French Polynesia The era of European exploration began in the 1500s when “ships without outriggers” began to arrive. In 1521, Magellan spotted the atoll of Pukapuka in what is now the Tuamotu Atolls and, in 1595, the Spanish explorer Mendaña visited Fatu Hiva Island in the Marquesas.
Papua New Guinea History and Culture: Travel and Tourism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,580. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2017 by Jean Marc Bertrand. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Papua New Guinea History and Culture. Travel and Tourism. People, Tradition and Lifestyle. A Book on Papa New Guinea. Despite the penetration of the contemporary economy and media and the effects thereof on traditional cultural life, Papua New Guinea retains a rich variety of village cultures.
Melanesian History and Culture: Tradition, People and Migration, Tourism Information
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,640. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2017 by Jean Marc Bertrand. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Melanesian History and Culture. Tradition, People and Migration. A Book on Melanesia History and Culture, travel and tourism. The cultural variation in Melanesia, particularly in Papua New Guinea, is unique in the history of human societies.
French Polynesia History and Culture: Early Settlement
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,260. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2017 by Jean Marc Bertrand. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
French Polynesia History and Culture. Early Settlement. People, Tradition and Lifestyle. A Book for tourism and Information. Polynesian culture, the beliefs and practices of the indigenous peoples of the ethnogeographic group of Pacific Islands known as Polynesia (from Greek poly ‘many’ and nesoi ‘islands’). Polynesia encompasses a huge triangular area of the east-central Pacific Ocean.
Cook Islands History and Tourism: People, Culture and Tradition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,270. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2017 by Jean Marc Bertrand. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Cook Islands History and Tourism. People, Culture and Tradition. The History and Travel guide Book. The written history of the Cooks began with the sighting of Pukapuka by the Spaniard Alvaro de Mendaña in 1595 followed by a landing on Rakahanga in 1606 by another Spanish explorer, Pedro Quiros. The British arrived off Pukapuka in 1764 and named it Danger Island because they could not land.
Anuta, Tikopia History and Cultural Environment: Touristic information
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,400. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2017 by Jean Marc Bertrand. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Anuta, Tikopia History and Cultural Environment. Touristic information. This Book has the entire information on Anuta, Tikopia. Anuta has three types of corporate groups. In increasing order of inclusiveness, these are the patongia, kainanga (clans), and kanopenua.
Abelam (Papua New Guinea) People and Environment: A History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,390. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2017 by Jean Marc Bertrand. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A History. Abelam (Papua New Guinea) People and Environment. A History. In prehistoric times, the Sepik-Ramu Basin was flooded with salt water, this inland sea probably reached its maximum extent 5,000 to 6,000 years ago when it reached as far westward as Ambunti. The sea then began to drop gradually until it attained its present level around 1,000 years ago
Christmas Island History, Travel and Tourism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,010. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017 and represented by Bobby Digital. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Christmas Island History, Travel and Tourism. Environmental Information, A Book on Christmas Island, Even though 63 per cent of Christmas Island's 135 square kilometres is protected as a National Park most people only know Christmas Island as a place for people seeking asylum
Lost Among the Baining: Adventure, Marriage, and Other Fieldwork
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.
Sailing with Impunity: Adventure in the South Pacific
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.
Infidelity Gun Running & Other Tales
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
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.
Hawaii: From Origins To The End Of The Monarchy
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.
八天七夜 完美斐济假期
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: Chinese. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book is about how to plan your holiday in Fiji.It is based on our true experience, using a lot of photos to review the place we stayed, the food we ate, the activities we went. Reading this book will save a lot of your time. And it will be your perfect guide for your next trip to Fiji.
Right Now Is Perfect: A Romance, An Adventure, The Unexpected Thereafter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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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!
Polynesian Cuisine - Natures Fruits, Veggies & Seafood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » General cookbooks
Go Island hopping in the Pacific & sample the delicacies that Polynesia has to offer. Here’s 20 Best of the Best inviting Polynesian recipes like Polynesian Vegetarian Pilau, Polynesian Shrimp, Polynesian Flank Steak, Grilled Pineapple with Basil & Mint & Much More, from Chef's Secret Vault. Add some treasured recipes to your personal collection.
Seven Days in Fiji
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
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 58,520. 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!