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Yakking with the Thunder Dragon: Walking Bhutan's Epic Snowman Trek
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 9. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 28,620. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
More people have climbed Everest than completed the Snowman Trek. Mark Horrell sets out to walk the famous long-distance trail in the magical Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, where economic welfare is measured not in Gross Domestic Product, but a commodity known as Gross National Happiness. Along the way he encounters feisty yaks and dramatic mountain landscapes. This is his travel diary.
Elbrus By Any Means: An Unconventional Ascent of Europe's Highest Mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 17. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,630. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mark Horrell boards a cable car at the village of Azau, a ski resort in the Baksan Valley on the southern side of Elbrus, the first of many forms of transport he takes across both summits as he traverses the mountain to its wilder northern side. This is the humorous account of an unusual ascent of Europe's highest mountain, and will appeal to anyone with a total disregard for cheating.
Τήνος. Το στερνό πετράδι στο στέμμα της Βενετίας
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: Greek. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Το βιβλίο αυτό είναι μια ταξιδιωτική ιστορία που περιγράφει μια πεζοπορική περιήγηση σε ένα από τα πολιτιστικά πλουσιότερα κι όμως ένα από τα πιο παρεξηγημένα νησιά της Ελλάδας. Μεταξύ άλλων, παρουσιάζει μεσαιωνικούς οικισμούς, μνημειακές εκκλησίες, γραφικά ξωκλήσια, καλλιτεχνικούς περιστεριώνες και την μαρμαροτεχνία του νησιού, που βρίσκεται στον κατάλογο της Unesco.
Traveling and Living Way Out West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
The old west has changed and grown up along with modern society yet many things are the same as it had been for years past. The mystique of the old west was spawned by western cowboy stories and movies that have people wanting to visit to see what it is like. Some of the perceived ideas are accurate and still exist. Other ideas do not fit within the framework of modern living.
Cocuy Sniffing in Colombia: Walking One of South America's Classic Treks
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 15. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: British English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Mark Horrell sets out to trek and climb in the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy, an area which was previously a stronghold of drug funded guerrillas who would have regarded a climber, especially a foreign one, as easy ransom money. What he finds is a green and pleasant land of mountains, lakes and glaciers which belie Colombia's reputation as a den of terrorism. This is the diary of his journey.
The Number 11 Bus Tour of London
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,770. Language: British English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The 11 bus route is similar to the sightseeing tours. For the price of a Travelcard you can take this tour at your leisure using your smart phone or by printing the book. Included are: things to see en-route, walks and bus excursions to other London sights using the number 11 as a base and also advice about pubs and restaurants
To the Top of Central America: Bagging Volcanoes in Guatemala
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 18. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Guatemala has a chain of thirty volcanoes, four of which are active. It's not the sort of place most people think of spending their Christmas holidays, but that's exactly what Mark Horrell did. Accompanied by a disparate group of people, he sets out to climb seven volcanoes in eleven days, including Volcan Tajumulco, the highest mountain in Central America.
Skopje City Walk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Macedonia is an up-and-coming holiday destination in Europe. Explore its capital Skopje in your own time, without a guide. Learn about the sights you see, in your own pace. This ebook includes a map, which makes it possible for you to explore the city in a cheap and easy way.
Tigers and Tamangs: How Not to Do a Nepalese Adventure Travel Reconnaissance
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 23,340. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Mark Horrell sets off on an adventure travel reconnaissance with his friends who own a Nepalese trekking agency. On a desperate crusade to see a tiger in Bardia National Park they experience a bizarre set of escapades involving the Nepalese Army, a tame rhino and a surreal rafting trip. After visiting the birthplace of Buddha they are then terrorised by leeches on a monsoon trek.
The Zen of Disney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,630. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks, Nonfiction » Travel » Resorts & spas
Hate Disney? Me too. At least I did until children and necessity (peace in the home) made me go. Learn from me how to survive and even love the mouse. Find your zen moment of Disney (previous knowledge of Buddhism not required). Tips for Disney guys married to Disney moms.
The Summit Prince of Braga: A Journey in Nepal's Annapurnas
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 5. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,910. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Just north of Nepal's bustling Annapurna Circuit is a narrow gorge guarded by sheer cliffs hundreds of feet high which leads to a hidden valley high on the Tibetan plateau, a region remote enough for Khampa guerillas to use it as a hideout. This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey there, and will appeal to any lover of mountain literature, and of trekking and climbing in the Nepal Himalayas.
Ohrid City Walk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Macedonia is an up-and-coming holiday destination in Europe. Explore its most beautiful, ancient city of Ohrid in your own time, without a guide. Learn about the sights you see, in your own pace. This ebook includes a map, which makes it possible for you to explore the city in a cheap and easy way.
Virgin Conquests: First Ascents in Ladakh
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 4. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Mark Horrell sets out with a new group of companions from Leh in northern India, near the banks of the Indus and surrounded by mountains, to spend two weeks trekking in a remote valley near the Pakistan border. His objective is to explore the region and find an unclimbed Himalayan peak to climb. This is the diary of his journey.
Volcanic Activity: Climbing Mexico's Volcanoes
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 6. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,710. Language: British English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Many people don't know that it's possible to go mountaineering in Mexico, on a chain of volcanoes dotting the central plateau for 100km from Mexico City to Orizaba. The mountains are few and far between, with a great sense of space at the summit, and views to the far horizon. This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey in Mexico's Cordillera Neovolcanica.
In the Footsteps of Whymper: Climbing Ecuador's Volcanoes
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 10. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey in the highlands of Ecuador following in the footsteps of the Victorian mountaineer Edward Whymper, who is best-known for making the very first ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865. In 1879 he made first ascents of many of Ecuador's highest mountains, and Mark was determined to find out more by climbing some of them himself.
The Unleash Your Adventure Packlist: What To Take, What To Leave, & The Hows & Whys Of Motorcycle Travel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011 by Unleash Your Adventure. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The unanswerable question, what to pack? On a motorcycle trip you need to make every kilo count. “The Unleash Your Adventure Packlist” is not just what to take or leave behind, but why. It is a mini handbook of the absolute essentials needed for those who dream of going on their own motorcycle journey. This handbook looks at why you should go,some things to help you prepare, and how to save.
Churning Miles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
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Finding Mount Guyot
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.