Books tagged: travel history

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Tales from a Travelling Mum: Navigating Europe with a Babe-in-Arms
By Alice Griffin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,010. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2009 by Bookshaker.com. Category: Nonfiction
Alice Griffin shares the story of how she embarked on a travel adventure with her young family during the first two years of her daughter's life. Taking in Norway, Greece, France and Spain on the way, Alice weaves an inspiring travelogue with practical advice to help other mums and dads who enjoy interesting and authentic travel to continue with their baby or toddler on board.
Voyagers and Voyeurs - Travels in 19th Century France
By Nigel Woodhead
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 257,610. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009 by FishesEye Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written between 1750 & 1918. By some of the most famous English and American authors of the 18th and 19th centuries, plus a host of eccentric parsons, antiquarians and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read!
Seven Days in Fiji
By Steve Glines
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,540. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010 by Wilderness House Press. Category: Nonfiction
Fiji is part of the Pacific Ocean’s “Ring of Fire,” a large collection of current and extinct volcanoes. Think of Fiji as Hawaii’s southern brother. Fiji is a continental island that rests on its own plate. The oldest rocks in Fiji are about 40,000,000 years old. The island nation is made up of some 300 islands (at high tide) scattered over a small corner of the South Pacific.
Met Franz Kafka in Praag
By David Bronkhorst & Chantal van Wees
Price: Free! Words: 7,260. Language: Dutch. Published: March 2, 2010 by David Bronkhorst. Category: Nonfiction
Ontdek Praag met Franz Kafka. Een literaire reisgids boordevol locaties, weetjes en handige adressen. Slaap in Kafka's kantoor, ga zitten aan zijn bureau en bezoek zijn favoriete cafe's.
Return to my Native Land
By Ian C. Dawkins Moore
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 67,340. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
As a young man, I traveled in West Africa in search of my identity. I am a man of color, who was born in England. I visited West Africa in he mid-seventies before that area exploded into violence, and witnessed the displacement of its people. This story is about my encounters with real people in Africa and my personal observations of my time there.
1880 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Directory Topeka, Kansas
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad was completed to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1880. I have used ancestral records to compile an employee directory for A.T.&S.F.R.R. for Topeka, Kansas. The directory lists titles of railroad workers, their family members, and where the came to Kansas from. The publication will be useful for students of railroad history and those doing family ancestry profiles.
Lance's Travels - UK
By Lance Leuven
Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 125,280. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
With a few of beers coursing through his veins and an upcoming 30th birthday on his mind Lance felt the need for one last bout of foolishness, so the next day he quit his job and gave notice on his flat. His plan was to spend the summer months travelling the UK. Four weeks later he departed, armed with little more than an antiquated Ford Mondeo, an unreliable Sat Nav and a genuine 1980s caravan.