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My Husband Made Me Do It! A Pilgrim With Plastic On The Camino de Santiago
By Margaret Wilson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,680. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Fat, 59, fortified daily by red wine and challenged by my husband, I start a mildly epic adventure. This book is part autobiography, part travel guide, an honest but tongue in cheek record of my Camino. It lists distances, places to stay and to avoid, what to take, degree of difficulty and ultimately proves anybody can do it. I want to inspire you to take the first step on your own adventure.
Vanishing Peak, Eternal Spring in Inexpensive Rainbow Country
By A. Datta
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: American English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"I first read about Yercaud in a secondhand Lonely Planet book which I purchased from an equally old shop on Freeschool Street. The info was limited but from what I found and being an Indian, I was quite surprised that I hadn't heard about such a wonderful place earlier and made up my mind to visit it. Yercaud greeted us with open arms & turned out to be the most beautiful place I'd ever seen!"
Right Now Is Perfect: A Romance, An Adventure, The Unexpected Thereafter
By Carol Anita Ryan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Category: 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!
The Turncoat Chronicles
By Michael Booth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,070. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Turncoat Chronicles is the non-fiction story of a young man, born and raised in the U.S.A., who went looking for a better place to live--and found it in Spain. The narration weaves its way between the human-centered Spanish "estilo de vida" and the American way of life he left behind. It includes a critical look at what the United States has become over the past four decades.
Iceland: A Stormy Motorcycle Adventure
By Sherrie McCarthy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,500. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011 by Unleash Your Adventure. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Active volcanoes, glaciers, rivers without bridges and killer sheep - Iceland offers the kind of riding that motorcycle adventure dreams are made of. Ignoring the lack of off road skills in one half of the partnership, Patrick and Sherrie set off on a 6 week journey from Germany to Iceland and back in the summer of 2010. Includes 8 maps and 21 color pictures.
Gullah Ghosts: Stories and Folktales from Brookgreen Gardens in the South Carolina Lowcountry with Notes on Gullah Culture and History
By Lynn Michelsohn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,960. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Meet . . . the shrieking ghost of Crab Boy lost forever to a fierce marsh creature ~ an ingenious slave matching wits with his plantation owner ~ the unique residents of isolated Sandy Island . . . all "ghosts" of the African-American Gullah culture once so alive along the South Carolina coast (10,000 words, 4 illustrations, 84 pages in paperback) from the longer book, "Tales from Brookgreen."
On The Road With Geoff And Jules
By gerry virtue
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,290. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
christmas eve 1959. geoff and jules hit a low point in calcutta. what to do? they try hitch-hiking across asia on what would later be the hippie trail - with glittering generals, weirdos, wrestlers and mad fundamentalists. they upset the military in darjeeling, are reborn in the ganges, jailed in afghanistan, dodge the savak in teheran, get drunk in Macedonia, wind up in 1960s london and party on.
Ilovewalking France - Martel to Rocamadour
By Melinda Lusmore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Considering a walking holiday in rural France? Ilovewalking France – Martel to Rocamadour provides all you need to know about where to eat, sleep and buy bandaids plus market days, transport details and dozens of colour photos. This walk starts at Martel and visits six Plus Beaux Villages – Turenne, Collonges-la-Rouge, Curemonte, Autoire, Loubressac and Carennac – before finishing in Rocamadour.
Travel, Sex, and Train Wrecks
By Julie Morey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
What does one do when they’ve suffered a bad break up, and are trying to “find” themselves, but aren’t quite ready to deal with reality? Travel, of course. So begins my adventures in Southeast Asia. Just to give you fair warning it does involve sex, hot men with accents, Pad Thai, and bizarre travel situations. And it will probably leave you with an uncontrollable urge to travel to Thailand.
Assisi Walking Adventure Guide
By John Litwinovich
Price: Free! Words: 15,220. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Each year millions visit Assisi, the home of Saints Francis and Clare, but few experience many of the hidden treasures of the city and the surrounding Umbrian countryside. If you love to walk, explore, learn, discover and appreciate nature's wonders, read this guide and begin your adventures in one of the most inspiring places on earth!
The Kiwi Sisters' Camino de Santiago
By Sue Dwan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,360. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The daily journal of two New Zealand sisters walking the French Way to Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Elly's Odyssey: Reflections on Canada
By Larry MacDonald
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This nonfiction book views Canada from a personal perspective, similar to John Steinbeck's view of America in his 1960 book Travels with Charlie. The author travels across Canada in a trailer with his wife and pets, including their French Poodle, Elly, in order to gain a better understanding of his country. A must-read for those wanting to learn more about this unique and wondrous country.
My Passage to India
By Douglas Parker
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This travelogue of India is based on a thirteen week visit to a relatively undiscovered country.The book captures various aspects of the India: its culture, customs, peoples and religious beliefs. Moreover, it shows how Western benchmarks or preconceptions do not necessarily well serve the tourist hoping to understand what India means to its native dwellers.
Under the Laughter of Eagles
By Michael McQuaid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
True stories of some of the Wildlife and Navy people I served with during my tour of duty while stationed on Adak, Alaska. Viewed from a sometimes sideways sense of humor.
What the Travel Guides Won't Tell You
By Ben J West
Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This hilarious travel guide is brimming with hints to help you manage all those unexpected challenges on the road with style and a wide grin.
Paradise 3: A Love Story from Harbor Springs to Sausalito
By G. G. Galt
Series: Paradise: Northern Michigan Love Stories, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013 by Gemini Press Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"Paradise 3 is a ‘Sweet Romance.’ It's set in the heartland of actual places in Northern Michigan you have visited or will want to visit. Follow Kate to meet her friend Picasso only to have that romantic encounter interrupted by an Earthquake. G.G.'s romance and passionate prose makes you feels as if you are there." A Goodreads Review by Zachary Richard
Tempting the Throne Room
By John Quillen
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
2013 was the deadliest season ever seen in the Karakoram. When John Quillen found his climbing partner lying face down with a shattered leg in the snow high on the flanks of Broad Peak, the drama had just begun. See what transpired through first hand accounts of the deaths of three team members on this ill fated expedition to the Throne Room of the Mountain Gods.
To See: Tokyo Street Photography
By James Hegarty
Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
I was searching for the real heart of Tokyo and I went looking for it in the fleeting glance, the intersections of movement, the spark of knowing and seeking, the entirely honest moments ever flowing upon the river of life that is any street, anywhere. It was humid, it was July. But even in the rain, the energy of the street never stops. This was Tokyo, and it was special, it was amazing.
Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase: Hilarious Stories of Air Travel by the World's Favorite Flight Attendant
By Betty N. Thesky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,070. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2010 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Flight attendant Betty started a wildly popular podcast about airline travel, sharing funny stories from the air, now listened to by half a million Betty fans worldwide. By popular demand, here’s the best of Betty in what may be the world’s first podcast-turned-book, or “pook”. It's a wonderful way to be entertained in the airport, on a plane, at home, and anywhere you want a good laugh!
This One Time, In Korea...
By Kitty Pitman
Price: Free! Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Many United States Air Force veterans have spent a one year tour at Osan Air Base, South Korea. This memoir is a collection of short stories from a young airman stumbling her way through a year in a foreign country.