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Scared of Scorpions: My Year of Hell in the Holy Land
By Chauncey Roberts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Songwriter Chauncey Roberts is robbed of his movie camera in Syria, beginning a hellish year in which his Palestine, My Heart Concert in Bethlehem is cancelled because of the Gaza Flotilla Tragedy, his TV sitcom nearly comes into being, and he begins Camp Evil in which Jewish settlers attack a scout camp. He overstays his Israeli visa by nine months, escaping at Tel Aviv's airport.
Following my tug... all the way to Costa Rica!
By Anne Lawrence
Price: $7.66 USD. Words: 112,590. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Ms. Lawrence evocatively chronicles the adventure of moving to a Third World country: from the decision-making process to the move to their first year abroad. You'll laugh, you'll cry... but mostly, you'll feel inspired!
From Castanets to Conscription
By Austin Macauley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,790. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
It's 1957 and Peter Mardle receives two letters on the same day - one giving details of his call-up for National Service, and the other from his cousin in Spain inviting him to stay with her and her GI husband. What would you do?
The Bicycle Diaries
By David Kroodsma
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,880. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Researcher David Kroodsma traveled across North and South America by bicycle, giving talks about climate change and learning what the issue means for the regions he visited. These experiences transformed and personalized his understanding of climate change, and in The Bicycle Diaries, Kroodsma shares these unexpected insights through a gripping travel narrative.
Who Stole My India?
By Amit Reddy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,680. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Amit has a plan, a far from practical one. He’s going to discover what it means to be Indian. How? By hopping onto Kaya, his trusted motorcycle, and heading out on a year-long journey around the country. An epic tale of India and Indians, and a young man’s quest to understand the two, "Who Stole my India?" takes you on a tragicomic journey across the social and political landscape of the country.
Ukraine in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Traditions, Urban and Rural Life, Crimea, Ethnic Groups, Military
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,730. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in the Ukraine, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Brauner Benz (Erster Teil)
By Markus Besold
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 149,700. Language: German. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
»Markus Besold ist ein Bürgerschreck, Rumtreiber, Abenteurer und Mercedesfahrer. Jahrelang kurvte er mit seinem 200 D der W123-Baureihe um den Globus, die Erlebnisse und Fotos hat er unter 'Reiseberichte' auf seiner Internetseite zusammengefaßt: brauner-benz.de« Oldtimer Markt 10/2008
Double Happiness: One Man's Tale of Love, Loss, and Wonder on the Long Roads of China
By Tony Brasunas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tony Brasunas had never left the United States nor taught a class on anything. The adventure that changed him forever, that broke open his heart and awakened his mind, began in a high school classroom in hot, coastal Guangzhou, China, and culminated on the plateaus of ancient Tibet. A journey across China and through the soul of a young American, Double Happiness is travel writing at its best.
Riding the Dragon's Back: The Great Race to Run the Wild Yangtze
By Richard Bangs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Desktop Adventure. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The thrilling and true account of the competition to be the first river rafting team down the Yangtze, one of the world's longest and most mythic rivers. When a group of American rafters begins its trip high in the Tibetan Plateau, China's patriotic youth rush to the river to beat the foreigners down their own historic waterway, the "dragon" of the title.
Janapar: Love, on a Bike
By Tom Allen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,150. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
It was the start of a brand new life, but Tom Allen’s bicycle journey round the world takes an unlikely detour when he falls in love with an Iranian-Armenian girl. Written alongside the award-winning documentary film of the same name, Janapar is an honest and life-affirming true story of finding what you’re looking for when you least expect it.
Lance's Travels - UK
By Lance Leuven
Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 125,280. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
With a few of beers coursing through his veins and an upcoming 30th birthday on his mind Lance felt the need for one last bout of foolishness, so the next day he quit his job and gave notice on his flat. His plan was to spend the summer months travelling the UK. Four weeks later he departed, armed with little more than an antiquated Ford Mondeo, an unreliable Sat Nav and a genuine 1980s caravan.
Living the Dream
By Ben Beiske
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 174,220. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Living the Dream - or how to leave everything you know behind and travel the world for three years. One day, the author quits his fast-paced corporate job, sells most of his belongings and leaves on a world trip - and never looks back. This book closely follows his journey, giving intriguing insights into the countries and cultures that he encountered along the way.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back
By M. M. Justus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.
44 Days Backpacking in China : The Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century, with the United States, Europe and the Fate of the World in Its Looking Glass
By Jeff J. Brown
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Summary: “An intimate social, cultural and political look into historical and modern China, while comparing these observations to the history and current trends of the United States and Europe.”-Provided by publisher.
The Little Baobab: A Toubab in Africa
By Simon Fenton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,240. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A compilation of articles from the popular Little Baobab site. Simon Fenton relocated to Senegal and has been building a guest house against a back drop of floods, snakes and interfering witch doctors.
The World Peace Journals
By Ben Gilbert
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,800. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A Himalayan Journey into Madness, Mayhem and Adventure ! "Adventure as it should be - just do it and damn the rest!" - Ian Thurlby, founder of The Blue Space Guides' Co-operative.
Young Wanderlust
By Evan Kenward
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 171,820. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
On what is thought to be a straightforward road trip across the country, Evan finds that nothing is ever simple when hitting the open road. After the car breaks down and he is abandoned by his friends, Evan decides to continue alone. This drastic change to his trip leads to experiences that change his entire outlook on both traveling and life in more ways than he could have imagined.
Tapestry of a Traveler
By Ingrid Wild
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 124,950. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This travelogue by Ingrid Wild, details her adventures as an independent traveler through Nepal, India, Pakistan, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Malaysia, Beirut, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco, Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras. In addition to her personal experiences, she shares her vision of the land, culture, history of the places she visited.
The Dog's Rollocks
By Laura Tong
Series: Buggering Around, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,820. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Out of their depths & out of their minds, The Dog’s Rollocks is the antidote to all those tales of daring-do by fearless Adventurers that leave one feeling woefully inadequate and semi-suicidal. Instead, it charts in a sometimes surreal diary the disastrous real-life journey of one middle-aged, middle-class, couple, along with their overweight Labrador, to escape mid-life crisis & canapes.
The Morphine Dream
By Donald L. Brown with Gary S. Chafetz
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 143,490. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Don Brown dropped out of high school, put a promising baseball career on hold to join the Marines, when an accident smashed his knee and left him wheelchair-bound. Doctors said he’d never walk again. But while on morphine drip in surgery, Brown dreamed he’d graduated from Harvard and walked across the USA. He goes to do both! This book celebrates hope for those who need to reboot their lives.