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  • Solitude: Seeking Wisdom in Extremes: A Year Alone in the Patagonia Wilderness

    Solitude: Seeking Wisdom in Extremes: A Year Alone in the Patagonia Wilderness

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Robert Krull
    Duration: 15:29:00

    Years after losing his lower right leg in a motorcycle crash, Robert Kull set off on a quest to explore the effects of deep solitude on mind and body and to, perhaps, find the spiritual answers he'd been seeking. He travelled alone to a remote island in Patagonia's coastal wilderness, taking the equ ... [ more ]

  • Autumn Rambles: New England

    Autumn Rambles: New England

    Genre: Travel,Guidebooks & Tours,Travel,Guidebooks & Tours
    Author: Michael Tougias, Mark Tougias
    Duration: 05:24:00

    This audiobook presents 14 routes to explore New England during the autumn, covering hidden side roads and hiking trails, shops, scenic areas, and historic sites. A listing is included of fairs, festivals, places of interest and accommodation, with telephone numbers and addresses. *** Due to Ex ... [ more ]

  • Beasts, Men and Gods

    Beasts, Men and Gods

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: Ferdinand Ossendowski
    Duration: 09:00:30

    Beasts, Men and Gods is an account of an epic journey, filled with perils and narrow escapes, in the mold of The Lord of the Rings. The difference is: it's all true. Ferdinand Ossendowski was a Pole who found himself in Siberia and on the losing side during the Bolshevik Revolution. To escape ... [ more ]

  • Peeps at Many Lands: Egypt

    Peeps at Many Lands: Egypt

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: R. Talbot Kelly
    Duration: 02:19:47

    A short travelogue of Egypt, this book was written as part of an early 20th century series of travelogues on exotic destinations. (Summary by Sibella Denton). ... [ more ]

  • Around the World on a Bicycle, Vol. 2

    Around the World on a Bicycle, Vol. 2

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: Thomas Stevens
    Duration: 19:54:29

    Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Though almost nothing is known of Aesop himself, and some scholars question whether he existed at all, these stories stand as timeless classics known in almost eve ... [ more ]

  • On the Trail of Don Quixote, Being a Record of Rambles in the Ancient Province of La Mancha

    On the Trail of Don Quixote, Being a Record of Rambles in the Ancient Province of La Mancha

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: August F. Jaccaci
    Duration: 03:24:07

    On the Trail of Don Quixote is an engaging 1890's record of rambles in the Ancient Province of La Mancha by two artist friends, French author August Jaccaci and Spanish illustrator Daniel Vierge. Both lovers of the book wherein are recounted the adventures of the good Knight and of his faithful Squi ... [ more ]

  • Spell of Egypt

    Spell of Egypt

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: Robert Smythe Hichens
    Duration: 04:04:12

    The author, a British journalist and novelist, is interested in the feel of the places he visits. He describes at length a visit he has made to Egypt, with emphasis on the emotional response the places generate. (summary by Sibella) ... [ more ]

  • Sailing Alone around the World

    Sailing Alone around the World

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Joshua Slocum
    Duration: 07:27:00

    Challenged by an expert who said it couldn't be done, Joshua Slocum, a fearless New England sea captain, set out in April 1895 to prove that a man could sail alone around the world. A little over three years and forty-six thousand miles later, the proof was complete. This is Slocum's own account of ... [ more ]

  • Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

    Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Isabella Lucy Bird
    Duration: 07:58:00

    Isabella Bird began travelling while in her early twenties to help alleviate illness that had plagued her since childhood. She was a single woman in her early forties when she made her treck through the Rocky Mountains. A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains details this fascinating account of her tra ... [ more ]

  • Eiger Dreams

    Eiger Dreams

    Genre: Sports,Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: Jon Krakauer
    Duration: 05:34:34

    No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant victories and hardships more brilliantly than Jon Krakauer. In this collection of his finest essays and reporting, Krakauer writes of mountains from the memorable perspective of one who has himself struggled with solo madness to scale Alaska's not ... [ more ]

  • Year In Provence

    Year In Provence

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Peter Mayle
    Duration: 02:54:00

    More than 40,000 listeners have enjoyed this story on cassette. Now anyone who's ever dreamed of getting away from it all can enjoy the charms and challenges of A Year in Provence on CD Peter Mayle and his wife had been to Provence as tourists. They had dreamed of one day trading the long, gray wint ... [ more ]

  • Explore: Stories of Survival from Off the Map

    Explore: Stories of Survival from Off the Map

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs,Travel,Memoirs,Travel,Memoirs,Travel,Memoirs,Travel,Memoirs,Travel,Memoirs,Travel,Memoirs,Travel,Memoirs,Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Tim Cahill, Lawrence Millman, Gene Savoy
    Duration: 06:00:00

    Travel with the world's boldest explorers, encountering storms, starvation, cannibals, predators and disease in the pursuit of adventure. Explore will take you off the map to those last refuges where true discovery is still possible. ... [ more ]

  • Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite

    Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite

    Genre: Travel,Asia,Memoirs
    Author: Suki Kim
    Duration: 08:36:00

    A haunting memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign Every day, three times a day, the students march in two straight lines, singing praises to Kim Jong-il and North Korea: Without you, there is no motherland. Without ... [ more ]

  • One Man's Wilderness

    One Man's Wilderness

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Sam Keith
    Duration: 06:58:00

    To live in a pristine land...roam the wilderness...build a home. Thousands have had such dreams, but Richard Proenneke lived them. Here is a tribute to a man who carved his masterpiece out of the beyond. ... [ more ]

  • Into Africa: Africa by Motorcycle - Every Day an Adventure

    Into Africa: Africa by Motorcycle - Every Day an Adventure

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Sam Manicom
    Duration: 10:50:00

    A liberating motorcycle journey through Africa with descriptions of the amazing people and places, the joy of big skies and the open road, and the sometimes harrowing events that would shape destiny. Into Africa tells the story of a novice motorcyclist who takes on the challenge of riding the l ... [ more ]

  • Geography of Genius: A Search for the World's Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley

    Geography of Genius: A Search for the World's Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley

    Genre: History,World,Travel
    Author: Eric Weiner
    Duration: 14:12:35

    Travel the world with Eric Weiner, the New York Times bestselling author of The Geography of Bliss, as he journeys from Athens to Silicon Valley-and throughout history, too-to show how creative genius flourishes in specific places at specific times.In The Geography of Genius, acclaimed travel writer ... [ more ]

  • Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of the Plot to Poison the World's Greatest Wine

    Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of the Plot to Poison the World's Greatest Wine

    Genre: TrueCrime,Mystery & Thriller,Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: Maximillian Potter
    Duration: 08:42:00

    Amazon Best Book of the Month, July 2014 Journalist Maximillian Potter uncovers a fascinating plot to destroy the vines of La RomanĂ©e-Conti, Burgundy's finest and most expensive wine. In January 2010, Aubert de Villaine, the famed proprietor of the Domaine de la RomanĂ©e-Conti, the tiny, storied ... [ more ]

  • Jupiter's Travel

    Jupiter's Travel

    Genre: Biographies,Travel,Memoirs,Biographies,Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Ted Simon
    Duration: 16:51:00

    On October 6, 1973 Ted Simon knew there was no going back. He loaded up his 500cc Triumph Tiger in the pouring rain and said goodbye to London. Over four years he rode 64,000 miles round the world. Breakdowns, revolutions, war, a spell in prison and a Californian commune were all part of his experie ... [ more ]

  • Tips for the Savvy Traveler: The Audiobook to Hear Before Taking Any Trip

    Tips for the Savvy Traveler: The Audiobook to Hear Before Taking Any Trip

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs,Guidebooks & Tours
    Author: Deborah Burns
    Duration: 03:21:00

    From the essential items that can't be left behind to the last-minute details that ensure a well-planned trip, this audiobook covers many travel situations, including jet lag, safety, customs and the unexpected culture shock of returning home. ... [ more ]

  • Landmarks

    Landmarks

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: Robert MacFarlane
    Duration: 08:52:00

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Landmarks, a fascinating exploration of the relationship between language and landscapes by Robert Macfarlane, read by Roy McMillan. Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is abo ... [ more ]