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- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.99
Like a modern-day Don Quixote, Joe Kurmaskie?bike adventurer, writer, and twelve-year-old boy trapped in a man?s body?wanders the world on two wheels, often with hilarious results, in Riding Outside the Lines . A jaunt through such far-flung locations as Ireland, Australia, Mexico, South America, and beyond, here is a collection of tales woven together... more...
- The Floating Press 1908; US$ 3.99
In the South Seas is a collection of Robert Louis Stevenson's articles and essays on his travels in the Pacific. In his words: "For nearly ten years my health had been declining; and for some while before I set forth upon my voyage, I believed I was come to the afterpiece of life, and had only the nurse and undertaker to expect. It was suggested... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99
Supported by a family inheritance that gave her £500 a year, Mary Henrietta Kingsley traveled to Africa to complete the book her father had started. The subject was the culture of Africa and Kingsley stayed with local people while she learned to survive in the African jungles, studied cannibal tribes, discovered new species of fish, and climbed... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
Joseph Andrews was Henry's first novel which brought him into spotlight. The novel includes humorous travel adventures by Joseph Andrews and his friend who is a good-hearted rural clergyman. In their travels they are set upon repeatedly by robbers and continually run out of funds. Interesting! more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99
H. P. Blavatsky, or Madame Blavatsky, was a founder of Theosophy and the Theosophical Society, and a prolific traveler. From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan is an account of her time in India. From the text: Late in the evening of the sixteenth of February, 1879, after a rough voyage which lasted thirty-two days, joyful exclamations were heard everywhere... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99
At the turn of the 17th century, English writer and explorer Sir Walter Scott read an account of a great golden city in South America. He set out to explore the area, now Venezuela, and on his return he published The Discovery of Guiana . He is considered to have greatly exaggerated his findings, and his work contributed to the El Dorado legend. more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 6.99
There is no other place like these islands on earth! This unmatched archipelago is a world away from the mainland, yet it also helps define the identity of Ecuador. The Galápagos Islands captured the imagination of Charles Darwin and provided the catalyst for developing his theory of evolution, forever altering the written history of life on earth.... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99
The autonomous community of Madrid occupies the geographical center of Spain. With over three million people, Madrid is the bull's-eye on this mostly dry, rolling high plain that is part of the expansive Meseta Central characterizing much of the province and the country around it. The city's elevation, at 2,100 feet above sea level, makes it... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
Here is a book about adventure, raw experience, and facing inner demons. Niles Elliot Goldstein is a young rabbi who sets out to find God in tough and often scary situations: dogsledding above the Arctic Circle, taking the Silk Road into Central Asia without a visa, being chased by a grizzly bear, cruising with DEA agents through the South Bronx, and... more...
- The Floating Press 2010; US$ 5.99
Livingstone's 1840s expedition into Africa, the "Dark Continent", caught the public's imagination. In 1864 he returned to Africa and all but disappeared. Public interest ran so high, that in 1869 the publisher of the New York Herald commissioned reporter Henry Stanley to go and find him. This book is Stanley's account of his adventure,... more...