Books tagged: travel biography

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An Italian Home - Settling by Lake Como
Series: Paul Wright's Italian adventures ยท Earlswood Press Life Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,130. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011 by Earlswood Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An English artist and his partner were bored with life in England and wanted to live in a place 'where every day brings joy to the soul'. They found it in a village by Italy's Lake Como, but their adventure was not without some frustration with the bureaucracy of the time. Enjoy Paul’s dry sense of humour as he conveys a vivid word picture of life beside the lake.
Journey to Guyana
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,090. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The author gives a vivid picture of the country's many-sided life: its multi-racial population and amazingly varied terrain. She describes her everyday domestic life in Guyana. She tells of adventure into the Interior and encounters with different races, analysing the problems which confront them. But behind all this she portrays a diverse people, full of resourcefulness, good humour and charm.
Living Beneath the Radar; A Nine Year Journey Around the World
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,920. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This is the story of a young man who had a desire to travel and see the world. This nine-year journey gave him the opportunity to see our planet with different cultures and religions. The experience changed how he sees the world forever. Journey with the author and see what the world was like from 1970 to 1979.
A Last Chance Powerdrive Part 1 Gods on Tour and Dreaming in High Places
Series: A Last Chance Powerdrive, Book 1. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 49,960. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
What do you do when you have run out of dreams? Start running until you find some more.... In October 2011, Benedict Beaumont was a worn out, burned out, bored and frustrated Secondary School Teacher. Desperate for change, he flew to Delhi, bought a Royal Enfield Motorbike and drove it to the Himalayas.
Long Road, Hard Lessons
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by Tinderbox Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
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A father & teenage son cycle from Ireland to Japan. Physical challenges, border bureaucracy, health scares and traffic hazards were all anticipated. The conflict they faced, spending 24hrs a day together under such arduous conditions was not. On one level, a life-changing travel adventure, this book also takes time to look at the psychological journey made by parents and children. Maps include
Orion's Cartwheel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first arc he carved with his thumb stopped a little red pickup that took him over the horizon. Like his mythical hunter companion, Orion, he was on a vision quest, propelled toward the dawn to have his sight restored. This is the story of that five-year odyssey to discover his Destiny.
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Series: Travel Memoirs. Price: Free! Words: 49,090. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Living the dream! For many Australians that dream is travelling around this great land of ours. How much better if we can take the comforts of home with us? That's just what my wife and I did. We bought a caravan to take with us on our journeys. Some people thought we were mad; others would have loved to be bold enough to do the same thing. Come along, strap yourself in and join us.
Northern Pacific Railway Directory Fargo, North Dakota 1896-1916
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
My eBook consists of small bios of Northern Pacific Railway Employees in Fargo, North Dakota from 1896-1916. The biographical details includes ancestral information on each person who worked for N P Ry in Fargo. The e-book is pertinent to individuals who are railway enthusiasts. It is also a fine resource to learn more about Fargo, ND/Moorhead, MN history.
Eighteen: In Cross-country Odyssey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,440. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013 by John Guevin. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence
At eighteen years of age Benjamin is about to graduate from high school when he decides to embark cross-country in a van in 2003. Benjamin journeys into the South, Midwest, and all of the way west to California.
The Impossible Takes a Little Longer
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 89,320. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
This is a true account of an incredible journey across the world, driving a Land Rover. The year is 1957, and the intrepid Eric Edis has an expedition planned on scraps of paper.