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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: $4.99 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: 92,280. 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.
Changing Dynamics of the U.S.-China-Latin America Relationship: China's Economic Interest in Latin America, Military Cooperation, U.S. Trade with Mexico, American Foreign Policy Issues
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,260. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Current research indicates a growing Chinese interest in Latin America that has driven tighter economic and organizational involvement in the region. Arguably, this growing relationship has challenged United States' hemispheric policy.
Gitmo... Guantanamo Bay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,720. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The third book of the Washington Trilogy brings the nations of the hemisphere together to do what none could manage alone. We are introduced to a brilliant young woman, Naval Academy graduate, born in Cuba and married to an officer in the U.S. Department of State. She leads the President’s parade, and old friends , through life-threatening challenges in and out of Havana and Foggy Bottom.
El libro de los Hermanos en Ruta: La historia de una familia viajera por Sudamérica
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,100. Language: Spanish. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Mediante una serie de mails destinados a un amigo en España nos hace participes de las inquietudes, de los sueños y los miedos que una familia con hijos ya adultos vive todos los días, lejos de su país de origen, y que se agudizan cuando además se comparte la responsabilidad del negocio familiar, y el anhelo común de una forma de vida distinta.
Keeping On Keeping On---28---Uruguay---Punta Arenas, Chile---Antarctica III
This e-book is one in a series of 28 similar e-books recounting the author's travel adventures independently or as part of a tour group during the period 2006-2016. They describe in a light-hearted style, with photographs, anecdotes, and specific descriptive highlights, his personal travels, as a retiree, to South America, New Zealand, the Far East, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Antarctica.