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Viaje a Japón - Turismo fácil y por tu cuenta
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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‘Viaje a Japón - Turismo fácil y por tu cuenta’ es la guía práctica definitiva para organizar por libre tu itinerario por el país del Sol Naciente. Recorreremos paso a paso los puntos más importantes de Japón y encontraras consejos eminentemente prácticos para que tu viaje sea fácil de realizar y resulte lo mejor posible.
SoKoDiaries: An American Teacher Living in South Korea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,510. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Multicultural education
In 2012, 3% of the population in South Korea (SoKo) were foreigners; an even smaller percentage (of foreigners) were Black-Americans. As a Black-American woman living in SoKo during that time, culture shock was not the only thing Nailah had to overcome. From being pushed in line by older Korean women, to being known in her city as "Reggae Hair" because of her dreadlocks, it's all written in here.
Like a Leaf on a River
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,610. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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LIKE A LEAF ON A RIVER reflects my deepest passion in life: wanderlust. The first section of this book takes you on my first solo international journey, a 10,000-mile hitchhike from my home in Wisconsin to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. The second section of the book describes my first trip around the world during which I lived life on the cheap and met many interesting people.
Travel is my Passion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,470. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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This second edition of TRAVEL IS MY PASSION begins with a short essay on my philosophy of world travel summed up as follows: Be a dreamer. Be open-minded. Be confident. Be prepared. The book contains twenty-nine chapters of stories about my extensive travels in thirty-four countries in six regions of the world. The book ends with a description of one of my many journeys around the world.
Giant Pandas: Cuddly Bamboo Lovers
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Giant pandas are animals that live in China. For many years, people couldn't decide if a panda was part of the bear family or part of the raccoon family. Now they know that they are really bears. They look like a huge, cuddly bear. They have four legs and a short, stubby tail. Find out what a panda is, where it lives, what it eats, who are its enemies, and how babies are raised. For ages 7 to 10.
Under a Tropical Sun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,150. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
On a moonlit evening in 1951, three American Navy men are beheaded on a Philippine beach. The CIA suspects Pulog, a rebel leader. Ben, a young operative based in Washington, is sent to find him. The two have crossed paths before, as students at an elite Jesuit college in Manila.A decade later, their connections to a Catholic priest and a beautiful Eurasian woman complicate the search for justice.
Back Part 1: Across the Fence
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
A covert 1968 Special Forces mission to the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos, led by Spike Miller, who gives his grandson, Mark, a combat journal and asks him to recover something he left behind in the jungle. Mark, his friend Brad (an ex-US Marine) and a group of NYU students prepare to backpack into the tri-border jungle of Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia to find what Spike left behind.
Back Part 2: Into the Jungle
Price: $4.64 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Back Part 2 follows the modern-day trekkers as they go deep into the Laotian jungle heading to the Ho Chi Minh Trail, looking for what Mark’s grandfather, Spike, left behind at the end of his 1968 Special Forces mission. Along the way they are confronted with dangers, historical and modern, before they are captured and tortured by people they have offended, when they desperately need to escape.
Istanbul Städtetour
Series: Städtetour. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 820. Language: German. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ein Spaziergang durch die einzige Stadt der Welt zu überspannen über zwei Kontinente.
Mumbai Städtetour
Series: Städtetour. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: German. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mumbai unverwechselbaren Mischung aus kolonialen und Art Deco-Architektur ist eine der bestimmenden Merkmale. Diese Wanderung führt Sie vorbei an vielen der Stadt die wichtigsten Gebäude und ist ein guter Weg, um alles von ein paar Stunden zu verbringen, um einen ganzen Tag.