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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: 16,370. 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.
Virgin Conquests: First Ascents in Ladakh
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 4. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,290. 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, across the Khardung La, to spend two weeks trekking in a remote valley near the Pakistani border. His objective is to explore the region and find an unclimbed Himalayan peak to climb. This is the diary of his journey.
Langsamkeit des Reisens: Mit dem Fahrrad von Aachen nach Stuttgart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: German. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Nicht immer mus es schnell sein. Nicht immer muss man mit dem Auto oder dem Zug reisen. So machte ich mich mit dem Fahrrad auf die lange Reise...
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: 22,870. 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 Tomb of Chewang Nima: An expedition to climb Baruntse in Eastern Nepal
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 12. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 28,600. Language: British English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
One of the pros of climbing in Nepal is that it's possible to have great experiences just trekking to the foot of a mountain, before even starting to climb it. But it had been an unlucky year in the Himalayas for many climbers, and Mark Horrell arrived to climb Baruntse just days after it had claimed the life of one of the greatest of all Sherpas. This is the diary of his expedition.
Snowshoes and Shipton: Climbing Muztag Ata in the Chinese Pamirs
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 3. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,290. Language: British English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
The great mountain explorer Eric Shipton failed to reach the summit of Muztag Ata, vomited from exhaustion on the way down and arrived back with frostbite. Undeterred by Shipton's failure, Mark Horrell thought he'd have a go at the mountain himself. Despite its gentle appearance, it reaches an impressive height of 7546m, higher than he'd ever climbed before. This is the diary of his adventure.
Islands in the Snow: Climbing Nepal's trekking peaks
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 7. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,320. Language: British English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Two friends set out on a trek in the Khumbu region of Nepal which involved climbing two trekking peaks - Mera Peak and Island Peak - and crossing the difficult Amphu Labtse pass. One of them had climbed Mera in 2004, and the other had climbed Island in 2005, but neither of them had done both or crossed the Amphu Labtse. This is the diary of their journey.
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: 28,050. 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.
Traveling Tips
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
First time travelers often wonder what they should take with them and are anxious that they will not have sufficient clothing or toiletries with them. If you don’t want to be bogged down with heavy bags wherever you go, then always remember less is more when packing and only take the essentials with you.
The Great American Walkabout
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
The Great American Walkabout is the story of three men who set off on foot for an Epic voyage across the United States; from what inspired them to how they managed to pull together through difficulties and countless challenges. Through exciting and harrowing experiences they crossed snowy mountains, deserted plains, and arid deserts on foot, never sure where their next meal would come from.
North to Alaska!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,120. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(4.00 from 1 review)
NORTH TO ALASKA! takes you on a 3,200-mile bicycle expedition from Missoula, Montana to Anchorage, Alaska. You will read about the author’s 73-day bicycle tour filled with adventures including a grueling ascent to Logan Pass in Glacier National Park, a scary standoff with a black bear in the Yukon, a daring dash through a forest fire, and a harrowing ride over the Top-of-the-World Highway.
LIVING IN A DREAM PLACE WITH 425 EUROS A MONTH
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Its a true story of my budget holidays which i want to show that dreams of living in a wonderful place can come true with a small amount of money.
Al’s London & Dublin Holiday
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Join Al on his London and Dublin holiday. Witness Al’s day-to-day trials and joys. Be with Al In London as he revisits some of his favorite places from past trips and when he takes a ride on the London Eye and visits Regent’s Park. The best is yet to come when Al visits Ireland for the first time. Be with him as he discovers all that is special in Dublin and its outer environs.
How To Clean Your Underwear In Africa
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 30,230. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
When I made the decision to quit my job to see the world I didn't think I'd end up in Dubai airport with no wallet, no phone and no voice with a flight leaving for Nairobi in 3 hrs time...that was just day 1! Welcome to my trip through Africa.
Asia Specific
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,830. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Business and leisure travel in Asia exposing the challenges when attempting to adapt to foreign cultures. Stories include Living in SIN’gapore, Two Nights in Bangkok, Anarchy in Patong Beach, The Chiang Mai High, Wat to see in Siem Reap, The Mushroom Cloud, The Trouble with India, KOh! Samui, Ho ho ho Chi Minh, The Singha Shuffle, Very Hanoi’ing, Wild Man in Borneo, plus lots more
The Leopard Print Luggage
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,250. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013 by Raider Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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Tokyo: Helpful Tips To Fully Maximize Your Stay In Japan's Capital
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Planning to go on a trip to Tokyo and you don't have much idea on how to enjoy your stay there? Worry no more! Here is a book that maximizes your fun on your stay in Tokyo to the fullest! Discover the best things to do in Tokyo on the best budget and maximized time. So get this book now and enjoy Tokyo to the fullest!
Toucans, Souks and Saqqara
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,640. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Liz was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 1956 at the age of eight. During her life, she had to cope with isolation, rejection and a range of illnesses resulting from the side-effects of diabetes. Some 40 years later, this culminated in a life-threatening heart attack followed by a heart transplant.
The Secret Coast To Coast: Walking Scotland's Southern Upland Way
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,120. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Tell someone you're going off to Scotland to walk the Southern Upland Way and they'll probably look at you rather blankly before starting to tell you about Great Aunt Mabel's recent hip operation. Not that Andrew Bowden was detered by such things as he set off from Portpatrick, across the Borders to Cockburnspath. He doesn't have an Great Aunt Mabel anyway.
Costa Rica a Land for all Seasons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This e-Book is a detailed description of one couple's experience with two trips to Costa Rica. One in the dry season and one during the rains. Each trip was different and fascinating in its own way. We found a small country with a lot to say concerning ecology, peace and responsibility for the environment. We thoroughly enjoyed the tropical experience with a friendly and engaging people.