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  • Florida Sketch-Book

    Florida Sketch-Book

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Bradford Torrey
    Duration: 04:23:00

    The narrator travels through Florida. ... [ more ]

  • Outposts: Journeys to the Surviving Relics of the British Empire

    Outposts: Journeys to the Surviving Relics of the British Empire

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Simon Winchester
    Duration: 06:48:00

    Originally published in 1985, Outposts is Simon Winchester's journey to find the vanishing empire, on which the sun never sets. In this abridged audiobook, the author of Krakatoa and Professor and the Madman takes listeners on a quirky and charming tour of a distant and forgotten end of the Earth. ... [ more ]

  • New Jerusalem

    New Jerusalem

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: G. K. Chesterton
    Duration: 10:11:00

    The opinions expressed are not necessarily those of anyone involved in the production of this book, and are not the views of LibriVox. Dale Ahlquist calls the book a philosophical travelogue of Chesterton's journey across Europe to Palestine. On the road to Cairo one may see twenty groups exact ... [ more ]

  • St. Augustine Under Three Flags: Tourist Guide and History

    St. Augustine Under Three Flags: Tourist Guide and History

    Genre: Travel,Guidebooks & Tours
    Author: W. J. Harris Company
    Duration: 00:45:00

    Detailed descriptions of the various landmarks of St. Augustine from its founding in 1565 through 1918. ... [ more ]

  • Peter Mayle's Provence: Included a Year in Provence and Toujours Provence

    Peter Mayle's Provence: Included a Year in Provence and Toujours Provence

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs,Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Peter Mayle
    Duration: 06:07:00

    When Peter Mayle and his wife traded England's long, gray winters and damp summers for life in southern France, they entered an enchanting, wonderful, sometimes bewildering world. Now, share their adventures, pleasures, and frustrations: the joys and occasional hazards of wining and dining in Franc ... [ more ]

  • Midnight in Siberia: A Train Journey into the Heart of Russia

    Midnight in Siberia: A Train Journey into the Heart of Russia

    Genre: History,European,Travel,Russia
    Author: David Greene
    Duration: 07:43:00

    After two and a half years as NPR's Moscow bureau chief, David Greene travels across the country-a 6,000 mile journey by rail, from Moscow to the Pacific port of Vladivostok-to speak with ordinary Russians about how their lives have changed in the post-Soviet years. Reaching beyond the headline-grab ... [ more ]

  • Out of Africa & Shadows on the Grass

    Out of Africa & Shadows on the Grass

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Isak Dinesen
    Duration: 16:36:00

    In this audiobook, the author of Seven Gothic Tales gives a true account of her life on her plantation in Kenya. She tells with classic simplicity of the ways of the country and the natives: of the beauty of the Ngong Hills and coffee trees in blossom: of her guests, from the Prince of Wales to Knud ... [ more ]

  • A History of Venice: Queen of the Seas

    A History of Venice: Queen of the Seas

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Professor Thomas F. Madden
    Duration: 07:45:00

    Renowned professor Thomas F. Madden focuses his expertise on what has been called the most beautiful city in the world'Venice. In these lectures, Professor Madden explains how the city on the lagoon was established by refugees escaping the onslaught of northern 'barbarians' invading t ... [ more ]

  • Notes From A Small Island

    Notes From A Small Island

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: Bill Bryson
    Duration: 05:39:00

    After nearly two decades in Britain, Bill Bryson took the decision to move back to the States for a while, to let his kids experience life in another country, to give his wife the chance to shop until 10 p.m. seven nights a week, and, most of all, because he had read the 3.7 million Americans believ ... [ more ]

  • Travels in Alaska

    Travels in Alaska

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: John Muir
    Duration: 07:41:00

    In the late 1800s, John Muir made several trips to the pristine, relatively unexplored territory of Alaska, irresistibly drawn to its awe-inspiring glaciers and its wild menagerie of bears, bald eagles, wolves, and whales. Half poet and half geologist, he recorded his experiences and reflections in ... [ more ]

  • Far and Away: Reporting from the Brink of Change

    Far and Away: Reporting from the Brink of Change

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: Andrew Solomon
    Duration: 22:14:58

    From the winner of the National Book Award and the National Books Critics' Circle Award-and one of the most original thinkers of our time-a riveting collection of essays about places in dramatic transition. Far and Away collects Andrew Solomon's writings about places undergoing seismic shifts-polit ... [ more ]

  • Year in the Merde

    Year in the Merde

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Stephen Clarke
    Duration: 04:59:00

    An urban antidote to A Year in Provence, Stephen Clarke's book is a laugh-out-loud account of a year in the life of an expat in Paris- for Francophiles and Francophobes alike A YEAR IN THE MERDE is the almost-true account of the author's adventures as an expat in Paris. Based loosely on his own expe ... [ more ]

  • Travels in West Africa

    Travels in West Africa

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: Mary H. Kingsley
    Duration: 20:10:49

    Mary Henrietta Kingsley (13 October 1862 - 3 June 1900) was an British explorer and writer who greatly influenced European ideas about Africa and its people. Kingsley was an outspoken critic of European colonialism, a champion for indigenous customs, and a dedicated campaigner for a revised British ... [ more ]

  • Headhunters On My Doorstep: A True Treasure Island Ghost Story

    Headhunters On My Doorstep: A True Treasure Island Ghost Story

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: J. Maarten Troost
    Duration: 07:53:00

    Entertainment Weekly calls acclaimed author and essayist J. Maarten Troost a funny, candid, and down-to-earth travel companion. Both witty and poignant, Headhunters on My Doorstep follows Troost as he retraces Robert Louis Stevenson’s path through the South Pacific. Somewhere between AA meetings in ... [ more ]

  • Last Train to Zona Verde: My Ultimate African Safari

    Last Train to Zona Verde: My Ultimate African Safari

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Paul Theroux
    Duration: 16:32:00

    A final African adventure from the writer whose gimlet eye and effortless prose have brought the world to generations of readers. Journeying alone, in what he feels will be his last African journey, Paul Theroux encounters a world increasingly removed from both the itineraries of tourists and the ho ... [ more ]

  • Our Dumb World: The Onion's Atlas of the Planet Earth, 73rd Edition

    Our Dumb World: The Onion's Atlas of the Planet Earth, 73rd Edition

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: The Onion
    Duration: 03:37:00

    Our Dumb World: The Onion's Atlas of The Planet Earth, 73rd Edition features incorrect statistics on all of the Earth's 168, 182, or 196 independent nations. It also features maps, including a fold-out world map at actual size. Readers will learn about every country from Afghanistan, 'Allah's Cat Bo ... [ more ]

  • Letters of Travel

    Letters of Travel

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Rudyard Kipling
    Duration: 07:47:00

    Three books of travel writing (between them covering the USA, Canada, Japan and Egypt) by the Nobel Prize winning author of the Just So Stories and the Jungle Book. Rudyard Kipling (an Englishman born and raised in India) offers an interesting outsider's view of the places he visits, candid and shar ... [ more ]

  • In a Sunburned Country

    In a Sunburned Country

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Bill Bryson
    Duration: 11:57:00

    Just in time for the 2000 Olympics-the bestselling quthor of A Walk in the Woods takes listeners on a truly outrageous tour Down Under. Compared to his Australian excursions, Bill Bryson had it easy on the Appalachian Trail. Nonetheless, Bryson has on several occasions embarked on seemingly end ... [ more ]

  • Vanishing of Flight MH370: The True Story of the Hunt for the Missing Malaysian Plane

    Vanishing of Flight MH370: The True Story of the Hunt for the Missing Malaysian Plane

    Genre: NonFiction,Travel,Asia
    Author: Richard Quest
    Duration: 10:47:21

    CNN Aviation Correspondent Richard Quest offers a gripping and definitive account of the disappearance of Malaysian Airline Flight MH370 in March 2014. On March 8, 2014, Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared with barely a trace, carrying 239 people on board-seemingly vanishing into the da ... [ more ]

  • Acquired Tastes

    Acquired Tastes

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Peter Mayle
    Duration: 04:59:00

    With an updated foreword by Peter Mayle, Acquired Tastes, originally published in 1993, is a celebration of life's extravagances. Exploring an aspect of human nature that, although lying dormant in hard economic times, is capable of erupting with the hint of good fortune and the drop of a credit car ... [ more ]