Books tagged: travel narrative

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Backpaddling: A River Adventure in Reverse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,110. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
It’s the summer of 2004, and a Harvard-educated journalist sets off on an outdoor adventure, expecting to find the essence of America in the uncharted backwaters of his adopted Heartland home. Instead, his trip is undone by drug dealers, monster hunters and his own rapidly disintegrating personal life.
Rescued: Relocating, Restoring and Reviving the Pretty Lady: A Photo Essay
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This short photo essay is not just about renovating a boat, but about reviving a family treasure. It is about maintaining one man's legacy that began in the dusty heart of Oklahoma in 1926. It is about an old Alaska boat, and how a new Idaho crew brought her back to life.
Unlonely Planet
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,000. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A nine month around-the-world adventure from Bombay to Brazil.
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.
Over the Hill and Far Away - One Grown-Up Gap Year
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 76,560. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
There must be something between the retirement party and buying a zimmer frame. JO CARROLL decided this was the time to revive teenage dreams and go round the world. So she packed her rucksack, a round-the-world ticket, and a notebook. Not prepared for being lost in Australia, a man wanting to marry her in India, leeches in Malaysia. Nor the drama that finally drove her home.
Traveling Light
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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Prepare to dive into other worlds as award-winning travel writer Colleen Friesen takes you on her world-wide adventures. Her travel stories can be reflective, contemplative or snort-out-loud funny, but one thing is for sure, they are always compelling. Read Traveling Light and engage with the world in a new way.
Stealing Fatima's Hand
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,110. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010 by Vox Humana Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“ …Finally a grand taxi stopped and offered to take us to the train station for the unbelievably low fare of twenty dirham, so unbelievably low, that I was not a little disappointed when the driver didn’t rob us, slit our throats, and dump our bodies into the Strait of Gibraltar… “ Stealing Fatima’s Hand is a collection of narratives presenting an alternative view of Morocco.
The Sullivan Saga: Memories of an Overseas Childhood
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 90,010. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These are the exotic, funny and sometimes bittersweet stories of an overseas childhood in Asia & Africa from 1957-1972. The author is the daughter of a State Dept. diplomat and through her stories, you can begin to appreciate the adaptability of children to other cultures and the fortitude of parents trying to raise their children to be citizens of the world as well as good Americans overseas.