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Seven Steps from Snowdon to Everest: A Hill Walker's Journey to the Top of the World by Mark Horrell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,030. Language: British English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Mark had been an ordinary hiker who had only read books about mountaineering. When he signed up for an organised trek in Nepal with a group of elderly ladies, little did he know that ten years later he would be attempting to climb the world's highest mountain. Funny, incisive and heartfelt, his journey provides a refreshingly honest portrait of the joys and torments of a modern-day Everest climber
Finding Home: An American's Journey of Life and Love in the West Indies by Chuck McAllister
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,750. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
At the age of nineteen, biology student Chuck McAllister left behind his comfortable but uninspiring suburban life to seek adventure, clarity, and some kind of meaningful existence on the Caribbean island of Trinidad. There he met Suvali—clever, bright-eyed, and raven-haired—and his life changed forever. This is the story of McAllister’s eleven years of living, loving, and a little bit of science,
Drifting Down the Darling by Tony Pritchard
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,820. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Drifting down the Darling can best be described as the incoherent thoughts of a traveller who will use any excuse to put a boat onto the Darling River and then write crazy stories about birds. Do not listen to anything he says about Australian birds-none of his observations are based on skill, truth, or even reality.
Adventures in the Alps of Afghanistan by Alan North
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,480. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An account of two mountaineering expeditions to the Hindu Kush range in north-eastern Afghanistan. A group of Scottish climbers traveled overland in 1968 and 1970 to find unclimbed peaks in remote Badakshan.
The Oxford Tribe by Peter Rudiak-Gould
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,160. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The city of dreaming spires. Eden meets academia. The stuffiest place in Britain, and the silliest too. Oxford is many things to many people, but for Peter Rudiak-Gould, newly arrived as a student of anthropology, it was the most exotic tribe he could hope to study (and join). Part memoir, part field guide, The Oxford Tribe will entertain the seasoned traveler and the armchair philosopher alike.
Does This Youth Hostel Offer a Senior Discount? From Beverly Hills to a Chicken Bus, A Tale of a Hollywood Talent Agent Turned Third World Volunteer by Ginger Lawrence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,450. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Ginger Lawrence grapples with colorful volunteer exploits in Latin America. She chucks a pampered would-be glamorous life as a Hollywood talent agent to teach English to the poverty-stricken children of the garbage dump, trading glamour for a lump-in-the-throat life-altering experience, while finding unlikely romance with a passionate Latino 30 years her junior.
Around The World In Wonder Socks by Arthur Penlington
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,790. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The witty and sometimes poignant travel tales of a man with no plan. Armed only with an illegal air ticket, a small backpack and two pairs of very expensive socks, this is the story of a year randomly roaming the world with decisions big and small guided by a toss of the coin. Around The World In Wonder Socks is packed with weird, wild and wonderfully heartwarming encounters across the globe.
Speak Japanese in 90 Days: A Self Study Guide to Becoming Fluent, Volume One by Kevin Marx
Price: Free! Words: 75,590. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Want to speak Japanese but don't know where to start? This book is for you! Don't waste money buying ten different books when you can learn everything you need in this one book. Don't waste money taking classes at a school when you can teach yourself. With Speak Japanese in 90 Days, all of the prep work is done for you. Each daily lesson will teach you not only what, but how to study.
The Floating Gourmet - How To Cook On The Move by Jean Wolfrum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Gourmet, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
This is a travel/cook book describing a once in a lifetime cruising journey across the Atlantic ocean to Europe and back again. You will read about how to cook gourmet meals at sea in a galley kitchen. This is a close and personal adventure experiencing all the wonders and joys of life on a boat and the problems of breaking down both boat and people. Maybe make your own journey and eat gourmet.
Vasele de Croaziera: Viata ascunsa de pe un vas de croaziera by Alexandru T.
Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 144,740. Language: Romanian. Published: June 21, 2015 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Subiectul tratat in carte este despre viata pe un vas de croaziera, cu bune, cu rele, pe scurt... dincolo de usile inchise, volumul 1. Spaga, santaj si mafie, rasism dar si iubire. Faze comice de ambele parti, pasageri si echipaj. Info de asemenea cum, cand si unde sa mergi intr-o croaziera. Lectura placuta. Prosperitate si Dumnezeu sa va binecuvanteze!
A Long Way From Home: A Trucker's Life Through A Woman's Eye by C L Miller
Series: A Long Way From Home: A Trucker's Life Through A Woman's Eye. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
It started out so innocently. I was working for a Las Vegas construction company in the accounting department. My husband, Harry, was driving one of the company's delivery trucks that took supplies to the job sites around the city. One weekend he had an out-of-town run and I got permission to go along for the ride. I was hooked before we'd traveled twenty miles.
Turtle Tushies in the Land of Banana Beer, A Peace Corps Memoir by Anita Pauwels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,880. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A newly married Texas couple with great teeth join the Peace Corps to teach fish farming among the friendly, hard-working people of Burundi. Grappling with motorcycles, banana beer, bugs, frogs, charcoal-spewing imbabulas, mud, tons of rain, falling down, getting up, political uncertainties, language and cultural barriers, they work with courageous farmers, and learn we are all One in the heart.
The Bicycle Diaries: My 21,000-Mile Ride for the Climate by David Kroodsma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,880. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Environmental researcher David Kroodsma bicycles from his front door in California to the tip of South America, gaining unique insights about climate change along the way. Selected as a Shelf Unbound Notable Book of 2014 and a finalist for both the Montaigne Medal and Forward Review’s IndieFab Book of the Year.
A Journey of Pride: From Mauritius to Melbourne by Jacques Coosh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,280. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Gay and lesbian
When his older brother asks him if he is gay, Jacques is first stunned by the question. Soon after he’s come out, Jacques leaves behind the idyllic island of Mauritius, and embarks on a journey of self-discovery. This is a poignant story of resilience and hope. Despite the challenges, Jacques finds fulfilment, happiness and success, living the life he wanted.
Wang Yang - a memoir by Ryan Andrew Peters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,850. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Accompany Ryan, as he becomes familiar with the intricate Chinese culture and traditions. He makes his new home in Xi'an, one of the oldest cities in the new China. In days gone by, Xi'an marked the starting point of the Silk Road and is home to the majestic Terracotta Warriors. Wang Yang, a memoir follows the gripping story of Ryan Andrew Peters, an ESL teacher from South Africa.
Curveballs: Sweet & Smokey Down the Barbeque Trail by Tim Yearneau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,640. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Methods / Barbecue & Grilling
I work in special education, and engage my fellow workers in barbeque debates without end. Listening to them, I exist in disbelief. It's like barbeque war. Only they make the greatest barbeque ever and only they know of the greatest barbeque place of all time. They would rather stop breathing than concede defeat. It wasn't an idle threat. I up and left in a whirlwind to find the truth.
Asian Odyssey by R F Baldwin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,120. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A glimpse into the cultural wonderland of Asia The stories in this book describe life in other worlds across the Asian continent where customs and cultures are far removed from our own. All describe places I visited and sights I witnessed such as the simple yet wonderful Lao courtship ritual, the cremations on the banks of the Ganges, and the Golden Triangle’s unique Opium Museum. Some tell of th
Sand in My Pants by Sue Webb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by RavenswoodPublishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Fun romp around the world is the best description for this biographical journey of a scuba diver and her buddy/husband. Adventures and misadventures abound.
Gumbi vs The World by Dot Gumbi
Price: Free! Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travel comedy and chaos - follow Dot Gumbi as he explores Poland and America only to be hospitalized twice as he searches for a movie star, a monster, and the biggest ball of twine in the world. For fans of Bill Bryson.
A Very Late Gap Year In Taiwan by P. R. Travis
You set the price! Words: 67,100. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I quit my jobs as an Aerospace engineer and engineering graduate student to teach ESL in East Asia for one year. I only made it to ten months. If you are considering this as a career change, please learn from my many mistakes. Better yet: read about and laugh at my many mistakes from the comfort of your own home.