Books tagged: silk road

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Of Beryl & Alabaster
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,840. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Travel the Silk Road to China. Be part of ancient legends in India. See how the beryl prince meets the alabaster queen. Murder launches a continent wide search for the killers. Unexpected turn of events sends diamonds spraying in the air, white tigers crying in the night, and thieves running for their lives.
The Golden Road to Samarkand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Join a group of travellers as they visit Uzbekistan and celebrate Navrus (New Year) in Samakand, the centre of Central Asian culture. Journey to the ancient walled city of Khiva and spend time at some of most amazing bazaars in Asia.
The I Love Lukla Club
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,620. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Lukla in the Himalayas is one of the most dangerous airports in the world. Follow a group as they dig their way out of a snowbound air strip. Experience a trek to view the high Himalayan peaks and meet the Sherpa people of Nepal.
Beijing City of Emperors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Visit Beijing the seat of 24 Emperors and experience the highlights of Chinese culture, history and foods. Try the night Food markets and experience the full ceremony of Peking Duck. Walk the Great Wall of China and visit the site of the 2008 Olympic Games.
China Silk Road Adventures
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Travelling by train across the Silk Road from Beijing to Kashgar is an established tourist route. It offers adventure, history and an opportunity to meet some of the cultures that you’ll find along the Silk Road. This is the story of a couples quest to meet these people, of experiencing their culture and their foods. The journey ends as they connect up with the Karakorum Highway into Pakistan.
Syria and Jordan Adventures
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,470. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Syria and Jordan are two of the most interesting countries in the Middle East. Steeped in history, affordable and easy to travel in, they are now popular travel destinations. The great bazaars in Damascus and Aleppo still trade as they have done for 000s of years. This is the story of a couples travels including visiting Petra and Wadi Rum, the location of the secret camp of Lawrence of Arabia.
Istanbul and Travels in Turkey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Istanbul is one of the most exotic cities on earth. It is rich in culture and history. Join a couple’s once-in-a-lifetime experience as they explore the sights of Istanbul, shop in the bazaars, experience the foods and then go on a journey of exploration that takes them to Gallipoli, across the Dardanelles, on to Ephesus, Fethiye to Cappadocia.
The Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The history of the Terracotta Warriors is one of China’s most intriguing mysteries. Since the first remains were found in 1974, excavation of the site has continued. In the last 10 years a number of significant breakthroughs have been made, including advances in protecting the colors of the warriors. Hundreds of new excavations have found an amazing collection of animals, people and artefacts.
Journey from Venice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,280. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Venice has long been one of the most intriguing cities on earth. Once the leading seaport of the Mediterranean it now is one of Europe’s busiest tourist cities. Everybody loves Venice. This is the story of a couple who went to Venice in search of history, romance and a little adventure. They ate in tratttorias where mainly Italians eat. They then caught the Venice-Istanbul Express to Turkey.
North Pakistan and Kalashia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Join a couples 12 day tour of North Western Pakistan, the Hunza Valley and Chitral in a 1974 vintage ex-army Jeep. Meet the people that they met along the way including the remote Kalashi people, who are believed to be the descendents of the soldiers of Alexander the Great. After you have read this account you’ll feel like you’ve been to these tiny settlements on the Pakistan-Afghani border.