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Mertz & Me, by Basilisk. Adventures of an Antarctic sledge-dog
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,920. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Illustrated. Basilisk narrates the adventures and misadventures of an Antarctic Expedition – a tough assignment, but Basilisk was a tough, resilient dog. He survived storms and blizzards to lead a dog-team over treacherous icefields. He adored the beautiful Alexandra; he also rebelled and chased penguins. With Swiss trainer, Mertz, he had fun and faced huge challenges – and then things got worse.
Shackleton: the inspiration for Mawson's Antarctic Expedition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
Sir Ernest Shackleton, a key player in Antarctic exploration, inspired many men who travelled with him. This essay explores Shackleton's contribution to the launching of Douglas Mawson's first expedition, and how he continues to inspire through his books and others’ interpretations. Inspired adventurers push boundaries to extreme limits of physical, mental and emotional endurance, as he did.
Extreme Skiing and Psychedelic Mushrooms: The Art of Chasing Fear
Price: Free! Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Extreme skiing and psychedelic mushrooms don't normally go together, but after Josh agrees to join Sam and Rudy on a backcountry adventure, he quickly realizes the trek is more than he bargained for. When the guys are joined by Tess, a ski instructor and the girl of Josh's dreams, he knows he'll do anything to impress her, even losing his wits on mind-altering drugs as he seeks to ski The Edge.
Trekking the Path
You set the price! Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is the true story of a spiritual journey combined with a very real adventure across the Great Himalayas. A journey on foot that began in Dharamsala, Northern India. The journey took the form of a 21 day trek across the Kashmir Valley and into the remote area of Zanskar, traversing nine passes all above 4000 metres. It is a narrative about physical and mental hardship as well as reward.
Eccentric Explorers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,980. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
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Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.