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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.
No Hugging In China by Felicia Brings
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Dapt'd. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The totally true story of a blonde New Yorker's sojourn as an English teacher in the Guangdong Province
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: 97,720. 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: $0.99 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.
Unscripted Journeys by R. R. Green
Price: Free! Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Unscripted Journeys is a true detailed account of perils, and adventures in the land of the Maya. It includes accounts of a year incarceration in a remote Mexican prison, exclusive access to Mayan village ceremonies and interesting discoveries in this mountainous region. It takes you on journeys into out-of-the-way destinations in areas of Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras.Photos & paintings.
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.
The Russian Factor: Two Women, One Planet, Incredible Odds by Morgan Stone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,230. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Fiction » Adventure » Action(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After years of silence, the story can finally be told! Anna Keitel's protected status and ability to travel has - at last - been established. Both women are now relatively safe from Russia and their pursuers. It makes telling this particular story possible. Writing as Jess Ducat, Morgan Stone brings you the story of their year-long, 26,000 km, struggle for survival.
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.
World Voyagers by Philip Shelton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2008. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 1 review)
Indie and IPPY Award Winner 2008! The e-book version of “World Voyagers” brings all of the adventures of Phil, Amy and Stew to small hand-held devices. Embark on a hunt for crocodiles, while waiting for the dentist. Frolic naked in a Polynesian ceremonial mare, while waiting in line at the post office. Read, eat and weep as you learn about love, loss and goats head soup.
Odyssey To Opportunity by Roger R. Fernández
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,760. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
Roger's Odyssey reflects his personal striving to share in the opportunities present for all in America, but which for many, prove unattainable. This autobiography represents his commitment to the ideals which have given shape and meaning to his life. This is what makes Odyssey a story worth reading—and remembering. Alfredo Miguel de Pablo, Colegio Hispánico Miguel de Unamuno, Salamanca, Spain
Voyagers and Voyeurs - Travels in 19th Century France by Nigel Woodhead
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 257,610. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009 by FishesEye Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written between 1750 & 1918. By some of the most famous English and American authors of the 18th and 19th centuries, plus a host of eccentric parsons, antiquarians and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read!
Rich Johnson’s Guide to Trailer Boat Sailing by Rich Johnson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,160. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2010 by NorLightsPress. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(5.00 from 1 review)
A trailerable sailboat is the ideal way to explore the country -- wherever there is water. To make the most of this exciting lifestyle, owners of trailerable sailboats need three things -- an understanding of the boat and how to use it; knowledge about the tow vehicle and trailer used to transport the boat; and a spirited sense of adventure to live the dream. This book will help you get started.
Around Rakaposhi by Brian H Jones
Price: Free! Words: 53,810. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010 by Aichje Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs(5.00 from 1 review)
The western Himalayas and the Karakoram range – earthquakes – landslides – the world’s highest paved international highway (dangerous, too) - ethnic tensions – ancient cultures – staggering beauty: 'Around Rakaposhi' is an account of two and a half years of living, working, and travelling among the Muslim people of the remote yet politically sensitive regions of 'Pakistani Kashmir'.
Tales From The Wild Blue Yonder *Taking Mexico Flying* by John Quinn Olson
Price: Free! Words: 62,180. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities(5.00 from 1 review)
Take a flying safari to Old Mexico. Come along on a wild ride and never even leave your arm chair. Sky out with a wild cast of characters. Find out what flying's really all about!
Possums and Punctures (Improper Cycling In New Zealand) by Pete Hepworth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,220. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
What would you do if you realised that you had finally become too fat to wear your dad’s pants? Pete Hepworth got his bike out and hit the trails of New Zealand, promptly suffering the indignity of being overtaken by some Danish pensioners. Along the way he met the cast of the Lord of the Rings movie in a seedy tattoo parlour in Wellington and many small marsupials with poor road sense.