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A Pan American-Grace Airliner Vanishes in the Andes Mountains Santiago, Chile July 16, 1932
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The fate of a Pan American-Grace airliner wasn't known for twenty months after it lost radio contact following takeoff in July 1932. Mountaineers working at an inn near the Chile-Argentine border recognized the plane's wreckage in 1934. The delay in recovering the remains of the San Jose were attributed to deep snowfalls and sparse melting. The crash was located at the base of Mount Aconcagua.
South America by RV: Chile, Peru, and Argentina
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 54,920. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
A report from the hidden corners of countries that are only accessible when you travel by RV: searching for a ghost in an abandoned saltpeter town in the Atacama, crossing into the high altitude ranges of Peru to Machu Picchu where we helped the Argentinian government search for a body, and daring the snow-choked Paso de Jama into gaucho country in Northern Argentina.
Cloud Warriors
Pre-release—available January 15, 2018. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,100. Language: English. Published by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Ancient Civilizations
When Puri grew older, his Uncle Kamen, the warrior that stole his birthright and kingdom, threatened his people again, and Puri must rise above what he is to become who he was meant to be—what he was born to be…. A King
Roam: The 9 Greatest Trips on Earth
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,920. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Where to go? That is the ultimate travel question, and the first answer you need to start planning your next vacation. Roam: The 9 Greatest Trips on Earth provides detailed recommendations and amusing stories for those looking to find the world’s best two-week trips, and is simply an entertaining read for armchair travellers who enjoy jokes about hygiene, beer and uppity camels.
The Crash Of A Pan Am Stratocruiser Rio De Janeiro, Brazil April 1952
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
There are multiple mysteries involved in the disappearance of a plush Pan American World Airways airliner that crashed en route to New York from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The airplane came down in an inverted position on a mountain in the jungles of central Brazil. It took days to locate the craft and many more to cut through the thick foliage sufficiently to reach the plane. Sabotage was suspected.
Terrance Talks Travel: The Quirky Tourist Guide to Ushuaia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Ushuaia, "The Southernmost City in the World", began as a penal colony but has morphed into an adventure destination, as well as the departure port for most Antarctica cruises. Highlights: End of the World Museum, Tierra del Fuego National Park, Beagle Channel cruises, casino, dance club, the southernmost lighthouse, southernmost golf course, the southernmost ski resort, and more!
Sort of a Shaman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,280. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
The author embarks upon a powerful spiritual journey of healing that takes him to remote places in South America, as well as the deepest recesses of his mind. The adventures are real, as we experience the travels through his thoughts, fears and emotions. No stone left unturned in this potent journey of growth. This book serves to stretch and expand the comfort zones of our everyday reality.
Solo Bicycle Journeys Across Six Continents, The Lure of the Next Bend
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,730. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Over a 18 year time span, and on six separate journeys, Matthew bicycled solo and unsupported across six continents. Matthew found the hardship, joy, and beauty of his method of travel, and of the lands and peoples he traveled through. This adventure travelogue details all six of his grand journeys across the world and Matthew's journey within along the way. Includes 32 Photographs and 6 map.
Rio de Janeiro and Medellin: Similar Challenges, Different Approaches - Brazil and Colombia Police, Military Heritage, Community Policing, Narcis Serra, Max Ungar, Youth Programs, Urban Projects
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Medellin, Colombia, are large urban cities that have struggled with public insecurity caused by illegal armed groups. Both have developed new programs to address areas of violence and parts of the cities that have become marginalized.
The Catholic Church and Politics in Colombia: A Shifting Foundation - Protestant Growth, Post-La Violencia Dynamics, Frente Nacional, Catholic Charismatics, Priest-Government Clashes, Repression Role
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,510. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Recent research reveals a precipitous decrease in Catholic adherents across Latin America. Since 1970, numerous Latin Americans have professed a shift to Protestantism. Scholars have analyzed this trend within certain countries and as a regional tendency, but have not comprehensively addressed the Colombian case.