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The Great American Walkabout by Edwin Bond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 7 reviews)
The Great American Walkabout is the story of three men who set off on foot for an Epic voyage across the United States; from what inspired them to how they managed to pull together through difficulties and countless challenges. Through exciting and harrowing experiences they crossed snowy mountains, deserted plains, and arid deserts on foot, never sure where their next meal would come from.
Snakeskins and Signposts by Sher Vadinska
Price: Free! Words: 84,460. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Loaded down with dehydrated rice and beans and her hunger for freedom, Sher pedals 2,000 miles from Bellingham, WA, through the Cascade Mountains to southern OR and back. Strangers are friends, the smell of a forest ravages the senses, every caw from a crow is a sign, and home will never be the same again. Told with humor and candor, this tale keeps readers perched on handlebars leaning forward.
Nude Nuns and Other Peculiar People by Charles Wells
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(5.00 from 4 reviews)
It has been my good fortune to know and associate with a goodly number of goofballs. Enjoy a few laugh out loud moments by following the adventures of an ordinary man's encounters with some very unordinary people. The scene changes from New Orleans to Harvard to Ft. Polk to China and throughout America's heartland, but the theme remains constant, the pervasive ubiquity of peculiar people.
Best of Blog in France by Stephanie Dagg
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.
Walking for Peace, An Inner Journey by Mony Dojeiji and Alberto Agraso by Mony Dojeiji & Alberto Agraso
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,260. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Mony, a Canadian woman, begins a 5000-kilometer walk for peace, never imagining that, 13 months and 13 countries later, the walk only ever had one true destination: her inner self. Destiny weaves the tapestry of events to help her realize her dream, including Alberto, the Spanish mystic who would share her journey. This is their international award-winning true story.
My Husband Made Me Do It! A Pilgrim With Plastic On The Camino de Santiago by Margaret Wilson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,660. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Categories: 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.
The Turncoat Chronicles by Michael Booth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,070. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Categories: 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.
Elly's Odyssey: Reflections on Canada by Larry MacDonald
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel(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.
Three Hundred Zeroes by Dennis Blanchard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,620. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A promise to his brother haunted him for over forty years. Finally, Blanchard set out on the Appalachian Trail with his brother's Purple Heart Medal to fulfill that promise. He learned that the wilderness and solitude can reconnect one with a Norman Rockwell America that at times seems long lost and forgotten. This humorous story demonstrates that adventure truly begins in the heart.
Chasing Shiva by Dianne Sharma Winter
Price: $5.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 76,640. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"This man is my Guru, he is totally mad and we go a pilgrimage together." Quoting Kipling at a rural constable in order to spare herself a night in the cells, Dianne Sharma-Winter begins a story tellers quest across the spiritual landscape of India.
Adventures in Pet-Sitting by Robin Roberts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Follow along on this wild ride through Mexico as the author pet-sits for four different homeowners in four small villages over five months. From the cool, misty mountains of Central Mexico to the hot, humid beaches of the Mexican Riviera, get an inside look at the truth about cats and dogs, and the day-to-day fun and fuss of caring for them. Plus, find out how to be a pet-sitter yourself!
Wo bitte geht's hier um die Welt? by Nina Buschmann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,550. Language: German. Published: March 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Reisen wohin und so lange man möchte? Sich aussuchen, in welchem Land man wohnt und arbeitet? Als junge Frau frei und ungebunden sein und viel erleben, auch ohne dickes Bankkonto - geht das? Ja. Die charmante deutsche Abenteurerin Nina machts vor. Seit sie 22 ist, folgt sie ihrer Reiseleidenschaft und ist seit nun mehr als 8 Jahren als Fremdsprachenlehrerin rund um den Globus unterwegs.
Kitten Heels in Kathmandu, Adventures of a Female Vagabond by Mary Bartnikowski
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mary, newly minted as a lone warrior after raising her son, sells everything she owns, breaks free of the USA and takes us on a water slide ride photographing the Dalai Lama in India to riding elephants bareback in Nepal. Across 27 countries by train, boat, bus, motorbike, and rickshaw she discovers that courage takes practice and wanderlust costs less than it does to stay home working.
Deep in the Heart of France: A Guide to the Loire Valley's Contemporary Caves by Robert Bonnell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,710. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 2 reviews)
France's Loire Valley is honeycombed with thousands of caves, a number of which are open to the public. This is your guide to nearly 200 cave lodgings, cave restaurants, cave art galleries, cave museums and many other "troglodyte" attractions. Also includes 22 walks in cave country.
Finding Mount Guyot by Buddha Palguta
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,660. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A fast-paced, laugh-out-loud backpacking story about a whiskey-drinking, blue-collar kid from the flatlands of Cleveland, Ohio who gets it into his head that he wants to be a mountain man. Starting in 1977, this book follows Johnny Rez and a quirky cast of companions through fourteen rollicking adventures in the Great Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Laughs, action, and romance.
Southeast Asia -the Easy Way! by Ken Silver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,290. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / retirement planning(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Join the Southeast Asia Party! Wondering why everybody raves about traveling Southeast Asia? Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines, and more! This is a new kind of guidebook! Get up to speed on the how why and where of fun travel in "the last best cheapest most welcoming places in the world"! Check the table of contents! Short, funny, highly informative essays all and how!
Phu Pee Massage - Real Stories for my Friend by Lindsey Coen Fernandez
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,230. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Prepare to laugh, and maybe shed a tear, reading Phu Pee! Coen-Fernandez has combined her love of storytelling and massage into an entertaining and lighthearted collection. Through excerpts of letters and emails, she turns the loss of a friend into an uplifting, hopeful read. Inspired by stories of people behind the massages, it would be impossible not to experience your next massage differently.
The Red Rucksack by Ben J West
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 93,840. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(5.00 from 2 reviews)
How a burnt-out pharmacist escaped his stagnant life to search for joy.
Day Tripping: Kayak Wisconsin Door County Peninsula Bluffs, Beaches, Lighthouses, and Shipwrecks by Babs Malchow Smith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,890. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Door County Peninsula is a premier kayaking destination with 300 miles of shoreline vacillating between towering bluffs to pristine sandy beaches. Discover historic lighthouses, nature areas, and century old shipwrecks. This fun to read guidebook provides all the launch sites with driving directions and GPS coordinates for day paddles that you can customize to your own desires and abilities.
Seeking Moksha in a Ford Fiesta by Venkataraman Nilakant
Price: Free! Words: 64,230. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern mysticism(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The author goes on an amazing 3,000-mile road trip through the heartland of India seeking spiritual experiences. His wife, his spiritual guide and another couple accompany him in a borrowed Ford Fiesta. They visit ancient cities and temples, get lost in jungles, endure breakdowns and meet interesting people. A must read for anyone interested in India, its mystical roots and the meaning of life.