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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!!
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 R. Grammaticus
Price: $2.99 USD. 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!
An Antipodean Adventure by Richard Reed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,840. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is an overland travelling adventure from London to Sydney with a twist - we tell the ludicrous truth! What's it like being cooped up with a friend for an entire year in a slapstick Land Rover sweatbox, breaking down in almost every country, getting robbed, viewing some amazing charity work, riding elephants, cowering in Army bases and bribing police? Great fun, as it turns out!
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.
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.
I is for Illuminated Salt and Pepper Pots (and other everyday essentials) by Doreen Porter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,660. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Living - or thinking - of going to live in France, or simply just interested in the country? Here's an A to Z of what could happen to you! From the complexities of getting a phone installed, to the need for illuminated salt and pepper pots. From eating snails to finding the right word for a mousetrap,and even how to make sure you get a parking space. Come and join the fun.
Indian'ventures - Aventures indiennes by Yann Stempfel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,540. Language: French. Published: September 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 2 reviews)
En échange pendant un an à l'Indian Institute of Technology de Delhi, Yann découvre avec enthousiasme un pays riche de contraste. De la vie quotidienne spartiate au système scolaire, en passant par de nombreux voyages, c'est avec humour et parfois acidité et cet étudiant nous décrit son parcours au pays de Gandhi.
Grand Teton National Park - A Photographer's Site Shooting Guide 1 by Jerry Patterson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a photographer's shooting guide for Jackson Hole, WY complete with photos of all locations and links to Google map pointers to pinpoint each exact shooting location. This replaces "Jackson Hole, WY - A Photographer's Shooting Guide" with updated information and an additional 30 sites for a total of 115 great sites to photograph the Teton Mountains.
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.
Where To Next? A Guide To International Backpacking by Kevin Blanchard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,360. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Language barriers, transportation, hostels, currency exchanges, con artists, airport navigation, planning, and packing. These are all common challenges and adventures for new backpackers. Where To Next? offers a "how to" guide for international backpacking. Covering everything from pre-trip planning to adjusting once you've come back home. This is a must read for anyone planning a trip abroad!
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.
The Next Great Thing by Kevin Vrabel
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 45,290. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The True Story of an Uncle's Promise and an Epic Cross-Country Bicycle Trip: Bikes, Books, and Better Living
Essays in Travel and Humor Vol. 1: Wanderer by C. Patrick Neagle
Series: Essays in Travel and Humor, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 24,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012 by Goblinbrook Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The first in a series of books collecting travel and humor pieces the author wrote for a fabulously well-regarded newspaper column ("fabulously well-regarded" by his two dozen readers, anyway) while teaching college-level English classes onboard US Navy ships. Thrill as he rides a camel! Gasp as he avoids immolation in a volcano (by not, y'know, falling in)! Be filled with the joy of travel!
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.
Retire To Asia by Ken Silver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,750. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / retirement planning(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Whether you want to retire to Southeast Asia, or just visit there, this book has it all. Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, sex, good girls, bar girls, beaches, costs, medical care, your blueprint is here! Get prepared to visit "the best, last, cheapest, most welcoming places of all!" Live for pennies on the dollar, be pampered by people who appreciate you! All of Southeast Asia!