Travel Writing
azw3, mobi, epub |eng | 1990-09-01 | Author:Galland, China [Galland, China]

W ■ GO NOW |9| troops attacked the Monastery of Jasna Gora in November 1655. Jasna Gora was surrounded by some six thousand Swedish soldiers and twenty-five hundred cavalry. "The ...
( Category: Religious Studies January 14,2018 )
epub |eng | 2015-03-14 | Author:Tales of Adventure [Adventure, Tales of]

( Category: Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths January 11,2018 )
mobi | | 1993-12-14 | Author:William Dalrymple

This classy poetry appeared to do the trick. People began piling out of the house: two daughters-in-law, several small children, some unmarried daughters, two old grandfathers and the new bridegroom. ...
( Category: Asia January 10,2018 )
epub |eng | 2009-04-14 | Author:Eve Brown-Waite [Brown-Waite, Eve]

“Do you like our breakfast?” Auntie Lucy greeted me at the door of the dining hall the next morning. “Or should I ask the cook to make you some potatoes?” ...
( Category: Memoirs January 10,2018 )
epub |eng | 2016-04-12 | Author:Tom Chesshyre

I order a Baltika beer, a 'sandwich with caviar' starter, and a 'nobility schnitzel and fried potatoes' main course from a middle aged waiter in a lime-green shirt, opting not ...
( Category: Transportation January 10,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-12-24 | Author:Bill Green

I stayed only a year in Washington. During that time I read not a single word of Schilpp’s book on Einstein. I made the varsity baseball team, played in Maryland ...
( Category: Travel Writing January 9,2018 )
epub |eng | 2010-02-01 | Author:Betty N. Thesky [Thesky, Betty N.]

A male flight attendant: “We were in the middle of a flight and I was walking down the aisle checking on my passengers when I noticed a very large woman ...
( Category: Transportation January 8,2018 )
epub |eng | 2002-10-01 | Author:Ross A. Klein [Klein, Ross A.]

ORCAS There are now 20 percent fewer orcas living around the southern end of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. In 1995 there were 99 resident whales; by 2001 the resident population ...
( Category: Economics January 8,2018 )
epub |eng | 2009-02-24 | Author:Hester Rumberg [Rumberg, Hester]

Dear Friends and Family, I want to thank everyone for all their love and prayers. It’s very comforting to be surrounded by my friends and family, even though we’ re ...
( Category: Australia & South Pacific January 7,2018 )
epub |eng | 2009-01-07 | Author:Alastair Humphreys

The records of a travel-worn satchel If we don’t offer ourselves to the unknown our senses dull. Our world becomes small and we lose our sense of wonder. – Kent ...
( Category: Specialty Travel January 7,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-03-12 | Author:Chris Stewart [Stewart, Chris]

NIGHT BEGAN TO FALL and the pale cliffs of the Kent coast were replaced by distant lines of light. With the deepening of the darkness the sea, too, vanished, and ...
( Category: Travel Writing January 7,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Peter Davidson

It was his habit to indulge himself in that solemn passivity which easily comes with the lengthening shadows and the mellowing light, when thinking and desiring melt together imperceptibly, and ...
( Category: Nature & Ecology January 6,2018 )
epub |eng | 2009-09-30 | Author:unknow

*** Fran was delighted. Preliminary buzz for the performance was better than good; it was damn good, and some of the casual discussion she’d had with the potential investors and ...
( Category: Travel Writing January 6,2018 )
azw3 |eng | 2012-02-14 | Author:W. Somerset Maugham [Maugham, W. Somerset]

BUDDHA IT SEEMED TO me that there was more of this in the humble little monasteries that I had passed on the road hither. With their wooden walls and thatched ...
( Category: Reference January 5,2018 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Nicholas Sparks [Sparks, Nicholas]

Late in the day, we headed back to Ayers Rock for the third time. This would be our chance to see how it changed colors at sunset. “I’m beginning to ...
( Category: Travelers & Explorers January 4,2018 )