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Australia's Red Centre
Price: Free! Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The centre of Australia is flat, red and hot. It offers of the most amazing travel experiences that anyone could have. Here is sacred Uluru, and mystical Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), both huge sandstone massifs with spiritual links to the local Aboriginal people. The scenery is spectacular, the local people unique and the food very different - try kangaroo, camel and bush tucker. Visit the Red Centre.
Wo bitte geht's hier um die Welt?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,550. Language: German. Published: March 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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Reisen wohin und so lange man möchte? Sich aussuchen, in welchem Land man wohnt und arbeitet? Als junge Frau frei und ungebunden sein und viel erleben, auch ohne dickes Bankkonto - geht das? Ja. Die charmante deutsche Abenteurerin Nina machts vor. Seit sie 22 ist, folgt sie ihrer Reiseleidenschaft und ist seit nun mehr als 8 Jahren als Fremdsprachenlehrerin rund um den Globus unterwegs.
Joey in the Outback
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Steve Challis. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Australia & Oceania
A collection of 5 short stories for children with Joey, a little boy living in outback Australia. The 5 stories: "Joey’s New Job", "Joey and the Boomerang Tree", "Joey and the Didgeridon’t", "The Dog That Lived On Paper" and "Joey and Tyrannosaurus Rex" total 4700 words. There is also a brief explanation of a few of the many Australia references in the stories. Illustrated with colour pictures.
An Explosive Affair
Series: Ben Hood Thrillers, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,010. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00)
Why would anyone want to blow up an Australian town? How would they get sufficient explosives to undertake such a task? Why would Ben Hood end up in the middle of this town as the bomber is preparing to unleash devastation? Can an outcast, 12 year old Aboriginal girl be of any assistance to Ben in finding a way to resolve an impending catastrophe? An Explosive Affair holds all the answers.
Revisiting the Green Centre (essay)
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Australian English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(3.00)
In February 2000 it rained like never before in the usually dry heart of Australia, and the Red Centre literally turned green.
A Season for Everything (essay)
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: Australian English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature
In October 1998 I moved to Alice Springs, just as the hot weather was beginning. Summer in northern Australia turned out to last for almost six months...
Glass Half Full
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception.
Nazlini Dancers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,140. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Nazlini Dancers depicts three Navajos each of whom has the special powers of a curandero or shaman. Owl Woman is grandmother to Yazzie Boy who is mentored in the Old Ways in Nazlini, AZ and within Canyon de Chelley. Michael Cordilleras is the son of Owl Woman who is a Special Forces warrior in the Vietnam Conflict having a lifetime of mystical experiences to save his life.
Alice and Me: An Alice Springs Experience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Having survived over seventy years of life in this land, I have at various times stood with my back to Australia – at Seaford, Scarborough, Townsville and Darwin – and in each place I have felt the bulk of the country behind me like the hand of a protective parent: huge, ancient, wild and inhospitable. I have wandered, I have loitered and I have played ... and so I came to Alice Springs...