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Backpacking Sri Lanka by Gail leach
You set the price! Words: 41,030. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The essential guide for the independent traveller planning a tour of Sri Lanka. The guide includes top attractions, heritage sites, beach resorts, as well as travel advice on how to tour Sri Lanka. It includes insider travel tips to avoid the tourist scams and to stay safe and healthy. It provides helpful advice on transport options and includes train and bus routes and schedules.
Finding Balance in Nature, Five Days on Gravel Roads, A Motorcycle Wilderness Ride in Northern Quebec and Labrador by Ron Grammaticus
You set the price! Words: 25,200. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A routine-weary office drone, desperate for a new perspective, mistakenly heads into the wilderness on one of the worst roads in North America. Bad weather and mechanical problems force some difficult decisions to be made in what turns out to be an extreme example of going way out on a limb. If an appointment with a ferry at the other end is missed, he may have to return on the same road!
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. 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.
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!
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.
Iceland: A Stormy Motorcycle Adventure by Sherrie McCarthy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011 by Unleash Your Adventure. Categories: 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.
On The Road With Geoff And Jules by gerry virtue
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,290. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(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.
Travel, Sex, and Train Wrecks by Julie Morey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: 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.
The Kiwi Sisters' Camino de Santiago by Sue Dwan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,360. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization(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. 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.
My Passage to India by Douglas Parker
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: 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: Free! Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking(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.
Tempting the Throne Room by John Quillen
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(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.
The Trains We Rode by John Puccioni
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The dramatic true-life adventures of recreational collegiate freight train riding. Personal recollections of dodging railroad police (sometimes unsuccessfully); bone numbing cold, walking zombie tiredness, what the #@!$% moments and beautiful scenery you can only see seated in a lawn chair in the open doors of a boxcar. NEW LOWER PRICE!!
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(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!
Three Hundred Zeroes by Dennis Blanchard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,540. 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.
Ocean Boulevard - An epic journey all the way... from a boy to a man by David Baboulene
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,180. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Interesting, raucous and very, very funny." TalkSport "A seriously funny man with a great gift for story-telling. One of the funniest books I have ever read." City Talk "Baboulene is like a Bryson who has really played the field. Truly adventurous, truly hilarious and funny enough to burst your stitches!" Borders Books "Interesting, raucous and very, very funny." Maxim
Chasing Shiva by Dianne Sharma Winter
Price: $5.99 USD. 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.