Blood, Sweat, Gypsies and Dreams by David J. Scott

By David J. Scott

This e-book will take you with Scotty on his inconceivable trip internationally, via numerous hardships and stumbling blocks. but he'll live to tell the tale all, to inform a story that's funny and completely true.....Join Scotty on his real-life experience. this isn't as regards to racing bikes; it truly is a few genuine existence lived at the edge.

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Off to Faraway Places by Jennifer Louise Augustine

By Jennifer Louise Augustine

Jennifer Louise Augustine was once raised on a ranch/farm close to a small city within the Pacific Northwest. As a baby, she fantasized approximately touring and dwelling in locations she examine in encyclopedias. Armed with an schooling and a spirit of event, she approved jobs in lands she knew of basically in books. She lived and labored outdoors of the USA for 12 years.

It used to be in basic terms sick overall healthiness that compelled her to come back to the united states. She taught university-level sessions in wellbeing and fitness details administration till she retired in 2012 at which era she determined to put in writing of her adventures overseas.

Jennifer now volunteers for church and group actions. She enjoys interpreting, making a song, gardening, writing, and dreaming. She has been capable of go back and forth, although now not as greatly, considering her go back to the united states. She now lives in a small city neighborhood within the Pacific Northwest.

Off to far off areas in the beginning makes a speciality of Jennifer Augustine's early years after which strikes directly to supply a candid account of her stories whereas dwelling and dealing within the nation of Saudi Arabia and Australia. She traveled greatly to many center japanese and Asian nations and comprises tales approximately a few of them in Off to far off Places.

She took her digital camera virtually in all places, taking pictures lifestyles as she observed it, and stocks a lot of these pictures which carry her phrases to stay. particularly eye-catching is the part of underwater photography.

Expats all over the world, and people deliberating operating open air the secure beaches in their personal kingdom, will locate Off to far off locations a thought-provoking learn of operating and touring abroad... certainly now not anything for the faint-hearted.

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Cruising Conversations, with a daring duo! by Corinne C. Kanter,Charles E. Kanter,Joe O'Brien,Tristan

By Corinne C. Kanter,Charles E. Kanter,Joe O'Brien,Tristan Jones

ardour for a lifetime of event; a love for adventuring lower than sail, leads our dynamic duo to prowl the waters of the Atlantic Ocean island chains and the waterways alongside the beaches. Their 'chariot' of selection, a 32 feet catamaran sailboat. Having fulfilled their goals of and relations, they determine how to benefit from the freedom in their way of life with out abandoning the accountability of family.
This is a peek into the numerous lifetime of a few urban young children who dared to be varied. youngsters, eternally younger, that took no matter what lifestyles tossed at them and made it great.

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And the River Still Sings: A Wilderness Dweller's Journey by Chris Czajkowski

By Chris Czajkowski

How does one pass from English villager to desert dweller?

Chris Czajkowski used to be born and raised on the fringe of a wide village in England, till she deserted the corporate of others to roam the geographical region looking for the wildlife. As a tender grownup she studied dairy farming and travelled to Uganda to educate at a farm institution. Returning to England she stumbled on not anything to carry her curiosity, so in 1971 she hitchhiked worldwide spending as little time as attainable in towns. Her travels took her to distant components, the place she realized mountain abilities and found the glorious pleasure of solitude.

Arriving in Canada in 1979, Chris travelled to the West Chilcotin and outfitted a cabin deep within the woods of British Columbia’s Coast Mountains. many years later she outfitted her moment cabin beside an untouched and distant high-altitude lake. She known as her new domestic Nuk Tessli and lived there for twenty-three years, turning her paradise right into a thriving barren region lodge and guiding business.

In 1980, Chris started writing approximately her adventures. inspired via her supporter Peter Gzowski, she released Cabin at making a song River, which turned a countrywide sensation and resulted in extra books approximately residing in BC’s appealing desolate tract. In 2012, after many chuffed years of residing on my own within the bush, Chris bought Nuk Tessli, final an important bankruptcy of her life.

And the River nonetheless Sings is going past the stories with which we're so typical, exploring either the reports that led Chris to a solitary way of life and her transition to a existence towards the grid. Chris’s “retirement domestic” has more uncomplicated entry to a street and neighbours even supposing she nonetheless lives past the top of the ability line. Her new ebook is a private and sincere perception into the “Wilderness Dweller.”

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Global Warring and the Land of Zinj by Glenn Downing,Lee Troup,Thelma Downing

By Glenn Downing,Lee Troup,Thelma Downing

Glenn Downing was once born in Kenya, East Africa, the son of missionaries. in truth, his grandfather, Lee Downing, entered Kenya in 1902 as a pioneer with Africa Inland challenge. His father, Herbert Downing, headed Rift Valley Academy for a few 3 a long time. international Warring tells the tale of this relatives navigating via 4 global wars and nice socio-economic-political advancements through the 20th century. the writer used to be a Marine Corps fighter pilot in the course of the chilly conflict, together with provider in Vietnam. Later, he used to be a company pilot for an oil contractor within the Persian Gulf before everything of the current Islamofascist circulation, which he calls global battle IV. He concluded his forty yr flying occupation as an airline captain of USAirways. His spouse “Tweet” labored heavily with him publishing this e-book. they've been married for forty eight years, and feature a son, daughters, and 8 grandchildren.

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The Bond: Two epic climbs in Alaska and a lifetime's by Simon McCartney,Mark Westman

By Simon McCartney,Mark Westman

Shortlisted: 2016 Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature

Shortlisted: 2016 Banff Mountain e-book Competition

‘It's the vintage of post-war mountain writing.’ – Jim Perrin

‘Rarely do I come across a cannot-put-down booklet, yet Simon McCartney’s aptly titled The Bond is outstanding in lots of ways.’ – Tom Hornbein

Simon McCartney used to be a cocky younger British alpinist mountain climbing a few of the toughest routes within the Alps in the course of the overdue seventies, however it was once an opportunity assembly in Chamonix in 1977 with Californian ‘Stonemaster’ Jack Roberts that might dramatically switch either their lives – and virtually finish Simon’s.

Inspired by means of a Bradford Washburn picture released in Mountain journal, their first aim used to be the 5,500-foot north face of Mount Huntington, the most harmful partitions within the Alaska Range. the outcome used to be a direction so difficult and severe that for many years not anyone believed they'd climbed it – it truly is nonetheless unrepeated to today. Then, elevating the bar even larger, they made the 1st ascent of the south-west face of Denali, a climb that might end up nearly deadly for Simon, and one that may holiday the bond among him and mountain climbing, isolating the 2 younger climbers. however the bond among Simon and Jack couldn’t stay dormant ceaselessly. an entire life later, an opportunity reconnection with Jack gave Simon the opportunity to bury the ghosts of what occurred excessive on Denali, whilst he had confronted nearly convinced death.

The Bond is Simon McCartney’s tale of those mythical climbs.

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The Hernando de Soto Expedition: History, Historiography, by Patricia Kay Galloway

By Patricia Kay Galloway

From 1539 to 1542 Hernando de Soto and several other hundred armed males reduce a course of destruction and ailment around the Southeast from Florida to the Mississippi River. The eighteen participants to this volume—anthropologists, ethnohistorians, and literary critics—investigate vast cultural and literary facets of the ensuing social and demographic cave in or radical transformation of many local societies and the sluggish beginning of the Southeast to ecu colonization.

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Days to Remember: Adventures and reflections of a mountain by Rob Collister,Stephen Venables

By Rob Collister,Stephen Venables

Days to Remember is a set of stories from recognized mountain consultant Rob Collister – stories of lengthy days at the hill, vacationing speedy and light-weight, usually on my own, and continually steerage good away from the honeypots. From day journeys round his neighborhood hills in Wales, to all over the world expeditions together with the Silvretta Alps, Gletscherhorn, the Cordillera Blanca and Annapurna, Rob Collister enjoys masking flooring less than his personal steam, even if or not it's jogging, operating, mountain climbing, biking or skiing.

With a foreword from well known British mountaineer and author Stephen Venables, this selection of essays communicates Collister’s reference to the historical past of the landscapes he explores, whereas demonstrating wisdom and appreciation of the natural world that thrive there today.

In Days to Remember we're reminded of the fragility of our typical surroundings and the significance of making an investment in its renovation, whilst being captivated by way of the gorgeous photos Collister conjures up along with his mountain stories. This e-book will depart you with increased figuring out of contemporary environmental issues and a renewed starvation for days within the hills.

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L'Ultime désert - Vie et mort de Michel Vieuchange by Antoine de Meaux

By Antoine de Meaux

On ignorait tout de Michel Vieuchange (1904-1930), l’auteur du fulgurant Smara, carnet de direction arraché à l. a. fournaise et aux sables d’une des dernières taches blanches des cartes du monde, le Rio de Oro saharien.

Antoine de Meaux fait plus que raconter l’odyssée de cet explorateur de vingt-six ans, mort au terme de son périple. Ayant ecu accès à nombre d’archives inédites, il parvient à nous faire revivre de l’intérieur l’itinéraire de ce garçon de bonne famille, promis à un bel avenir, et qui choisit délibérément de se soumettre à l’épreuve du pire. vehicle les photographs sont là : en l’espace de quelques saisons, le jeune homme bien élevé se transmue en une sorte de démon ou d’archange, dardant sur le monde un regard de foudre... D’une picture à l’autre, que s’était-il donc moveé ?

Né en 1972, écrivain, poète, Antoine de Meaux a découvert l. a. determine de Michel Vieuchange en 1998. À partir du magazine de course (Smara, carnets de path d’un fou du désert, Libretto, 2004) et des information du jeune aventurier, son enquête l’a conduit de Nevers au Maroc, et jusqu’à Smara, au coeur du Sahara occidental. De ce périple de plusieurs années, il a rapporté un livre, entre biographie et récit de voyage, L’Ultime désert, vie et mort de Michel Vieuchange (Phébus, 2004, réédition Libretto, 2015). Il a également publié Charles de Foucauld, l’explorateur fraternel (Points sagesse, 2008), et un roman, Le Fleuve guillotine (Phébus, août 2015). Réalisateur, il an indicationé de nombreux documentaires pour l. a. télévision, dont À los angeles recherche de Michel Vieuchange (avec le réalisateur Jacques Tréfouël, Les movies du lieu-dit, 2007). Depuis 2004, il est membre du comité éditorial de l. a. revue Nunc.

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African Wanderlust by Andy Larson

By Andy Larson

In 1962 on the top of the Cuban missile challenge, a tender Canadian tv author and his artist good friend have been prowling the docks in Montreal looking for a munitions send headed for blockaded Cuba.
Their target was once to join up as crewmen, as a primary step of their deliberate trip of experience round the world.

Instead, they locate themselves signed directly to a Norwegian freighter sure for Africa.
Thus begun a trip that took them from Montreal to Capetown South Africa, and at last via jeep
through 13 nations of colonial Africa to Cairo, and directly to thirty different international locations.

On the way in which, they force via international locations in turmoil, stroll into the center of a rebellion, go back and forth to distant destinations, meet attention-grabbing tribes, sleep at the flooring, get chased through elephants, try and climb Kilimanjaro, and camp at the Serengeti Plains through the nice animal migrations. Falling in love with Africa, its' peoples, its' animals, its' very good surroundings, and interesting cultures, makes an interesting story, as urban boys from the Canadian prairies speak their means via border controls as they head north at the hardest direction they could locate, in a battered jeep and with little money.

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