Books tagged: travelogue

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The Rucksack Letters
By Steve McAllister
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
In 2001, Steve McAllister decided to leave behind the life that he knew and follow the footsteps of Kerouac down the road less traveled. Filled with colorful characters, blazing humor, and somber soul-searching through the vivid tapestry of America’s underbelly, "The Rucksack Letters" is a pivotal first step at a time when the world is seeking a new path.
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!
High Road To Tibet - Travels in China, Tibet, Nepal and India
By John Dwyer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,830. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Overland adventurer John Dwyer has less than three months to cross China, Tibet, Nepal and India and he has a to-do list: drink snake blood, get smuggled into Tibet, and hike to Mount Everest. Join him on his epic trek from the Great Wall of China to the Taj Mahal and read about Asia's wildest and most fascinating regions.
Buccaneers and Bathing Huts... Tales of Pirates, Tourists, Wrecks & Recipes
By Nigel Woodhead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,030. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2010 by FishesEye Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
A humorous, gastronomic voyage down the European Atlantic coast, in search of the legacy of “day raiders”, in the widest sense of the term, through the ages: Vikings, English monarchs, pirates and corsairs, bohemians, tourists…. Then-and-now sketches of the major pirate ports, and humorous insights into present-day relations between the English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
Uneasy Rider - Confessions of a Reluctant Traveller
By Allie Sommerville
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 56,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The antidote-to-travel book! A European Odyssey where brakes fail on mountain passes... a witch curses... Germans travel in a Tardis. Ever thought a trip around Europe in a second-hand camper van would be fun? Then this has been written for you. If not, just sit back and enjoy the ups and downs of the ride. Find out how to avoid getting stuck in a Spanish 'white town' and robbed in Rome - twice!
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.
The Hitchers of Oz
By Tom/Simon Sykes
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 73,240. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Dr David Reiter. Category: Nonfiction
World famous actor Sam Neill and rap legend Chuck D rub shoulders with writers like J P Donleavy and Carmel Bird. Physicists, business leaders, publishers, political activists, soldiers, poets, athletes and comic book creators are brought together by their common experience of hitching a ride sometime in the past.
Travellers’ Tales
By Praveen Dabré
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010. Category: Fiction
Folklore of journeys and adventure from around the world. Itinerants’ anecdotes that range from as far afield as Algeria to America and Poland to Palestine. Colourful travellers’ accounts handed down from generation to generation. One in a series of 18 titles on topics that range from Enchantment to Trickery; with Folly, Passion & Vice in between.
Going All The Way
By Geoff Edwards
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,390. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
What you don't expect when on a world cruise could fill a book. And it did! On our first try we crashed off Egypt. The second try, we made it, but not without some wild stuff happening. I promise this book will make you laugh!
What the Hell Are We Doing Here! [Across the Sahara to West and Central Africa by Land Rover]
By Murray Gough
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Three friends confronting middle-age set out to explore the world and the great sweep of people who inhabit it. 4WD across the Sahara to Africa - sights & adventures from one of the world’s most colourful overland routes. For travellers, 4WD enthusiasts, and armchair adventurers. For iPad & similar - 180 colour photos, links to videos. Greyscale version also available "Across the Sahara..."