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Impressions of Tulou
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
During the 1980s, Americans saw via satellite images what they thought were missile-launching silos dotting the countryside of Southeast China. The so-called silos turned out to be the tulou, one of China's best-kept architectural secrets. Author Wu Yiyu shares his experiences with these remarkable earth and wood structures, complete with his own drawings.
101 Cape Cod Problems
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Cape Cod is one of the most sought after Summer destinations in the world. Visitors look forward to sun-soaked days at the beach, family fun at the local miniature golf course, and fresh local seafood. But amidst the cooing gulls and soft sea breezes, lie the special sort of problems that one could only find on good old Cape Cod. This is a must-read for anyone who wants to love Cape Cod!
The Grumpy But Lovable New Yorker Guide To Enjoying Life Even Though You are Broke... And Grumpy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Back in early 2009, I was writing articles for an on-line magazine. When I applied for the job, they asked me to pitch to them what made me tick. Whatever I said, they knighted me the 'Underground Travel' reporter. I don't know if that meant reporting about things below street level or they perceived me as the fringe living Bohemian that I am. I just wrote whatever I wanted and nobody got hurt.
Hidden Scotland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Hidden Scotland takes the reader on a marvellous tour of the little known gems Scotland has to offer. Often overlooked in tour guides, these areas of immense beauty and packed with a rich history are left unspoiled by vast numbers of tourists. Readers are given a detailed description into each destination which is accompanied by stunning illustrative pictures.
Doolin's Second Pub
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Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The goal was simple: increase tourism and boost the economy in the tiny seaside village of Doolin, Ireland. The plan was simple and it was going to work. In fact, it did work - brilliantly! - but in a very surprising and unexpected way.
Hidden Scotland: Tartan Tourism
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The eagerly awaited sequal to the ever popular Hidden Scotland, Tartan Tourism promises even more for the reader. Taking you deeper into the unknown realms of Scotland.
Massachusetts Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Massachusetts 11 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Michigan Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Michigan's 6 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as multiple photos of each one. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a detailed review of the various Truss Types.
Ontario's Old Mills
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
A 250 page guide to over 180 Historical Mills in Ontario, Canada. This Guide includes directions and GPS locations, Hundreds of photos as well as photo tips both generally and specific to each site. Included is a short history of each site including such details as the builder, type of milling and current use. You will also find 10 Self guided tours to get you started.
Sea Change
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » New business enterprises
Author, MIke Dixon, started his working life as an astrophysicist, became a government officer, moved to public relations and entered the tourism industry via scuba diving. He made more money out of tourism than any of his other ventures but it wasn’t easy. In this free ebook he gives advice on how to make the sea change from a salaried job to tourism.