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Travel (42 Books)


Travel as a category includes the works related to the movement of people or objects (such as airplanes, boats, trains and other conveyances) between relatively distant geographical locations, often to desireable destinations for recreational activites.

 
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Hawaii Place Names

By: Esther Mookini

In this latest book, John Clark, author of the highly regarded "Beaches of Hawaii" series, gives us the many captivating stories behind the hundreds of Hawaii place names associated with the ocean—the names of shores, beaches, and other sites where people fish, swim, dive, surf, and paddle. Significant features and landmarks on or near shores, such as fishponds, monuments, shrines, reefs, and small islands, are also included. The names of surfing sites are the most nu...

In 1966 the University of Hawaii Press published the first edition of Place Names of Hawaii. Written by Mary Kawena Pukui and Samuel H. Elbert, it contained 1,125 entries, all of which were place names in the Hawaiian language. In 1974 the press published the second edition by Pukui, Elbert, and Esther T. Mookini. It contained some four thousand entries, and this time it included place names in English and other languages. This edition, in the words of the authors, provi...

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Are you Afraid of the Future? : from Dancing on the Edge of the Wo...

By: Marco Rixecker

This episode is taken from 'Dancing On The Edge Of The World' ...

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Journey Thru America : The Way Home, Volume Two

By: Gary L Beer

This is the second volume of Gary’s incredible journey through America; continuing his adventures from Journey Thru America - My Quest For Peace. The Way Home starts in California in the Giant Redwood forest at Big Sur – Gary prepares for the return journey east across this vast continent. Travelling alone the journey back is filled with excitement and adventure as Gary meets many fascinating and hilarious characters who also travel this huge country.

I stop at the northern elephant seal colony north of San Simeon pulling in to the large gravel car park, for I do not intend to say farewell just yet. I plan to camp near Morro Bay before heading out into the desert and want to spend one last weekend in this area. February is a good time to visit the seal colony with the pups a few weeks old and fattening up in readiness for the sea. Soon the adults will leave the pups to their fate, after weaning it will be up to the p...

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Journey Thru America : My Quest For Peace

By: Gary L Beer

Travelling the back roads across America in a seven month, eighteen thousand mile journey brought out survival instincts and a perception of life in Gary that we all possess and rarely experience in this modern world that we live. The result is clearly written in Journey Thru America, My Quest for Peace, in which Gary describes his incredible journey in such a way that the reader experiences the excitement and travelling as if they are experiencing it themselves. Gary s...

My journey really begins in Virginia, in the ‘Bible Belt’ of America in September 2002 living with a witch of the Wicca cult called Tigerlilly. Tigerlilly had no appearance of being a witch, being blonde and dressing in middle class American clothes. Tigerlilly drove a new metallic silver coloured Dodge car and lived in a trailer on a large trailer park a few miles from the city. By all outward appearances all appeared normal from the outside of her trailer home; with fl...

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Kerala Hugged: A Travelogue (Munnar/Kochi/Alleppey/Varkala)

By: Ankur Mutreja

In a borderless world, all would be travelers indeed. India is a small borderless world in itself, and Kerala lies at its southernmost tip. The author lives near the lovely Kashmir, but does that make Kerala any less lovely! This book is indeed author's baby born out of his love of nature. "Writing books is the closest men ever came to having children." --Norman Mailer Kerala is beautiful not only because of "God" but also because of the people who have made Keral...

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Trekking in Nepal : A Complete Independent Guide

By: Magical Nepal

Blessed with enchanting landscapes and heavenly mountain ranges, Nepal has a lot to offer people who seek adventure and experience. Trekking in Nepal allows you to explore the beautiful nature, flora and faunas residing on the highs and lows of trekking trails. The heavenly mountains and snow peaked Himalayas residing in Nepal provide your soul and body with both a positive spark and with divinity. Trekking in mountainous regions and adventure are synonymous with ea...

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I'r Aifft Ac Yn Ol

By: D. Rhagfyr Jones

This book tells the story of the author's visit to Egypt.

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Drobeta Turnu Severin - Mehedinti, Romania

By: Nicolae Sfetcu

The modern town of Drobeta Turnu Severin has a relatively new history. It made its appearance on the map of Romania and on that of the world following General Pavel Kiseleff’s decree on the 22nd of April, 1833. The town got its name from the majestic remains of the Severin Fortress which used to look down the Danube and surrounding region at some ancient times. It was erected following a pre-established plan, with wide streets falling perpendicularly onto the Danube or ...

The modern town of Drobeta Turnu Severin has a relatively new history.

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Concepte de securitate

By: Adrian Danut Dobre

Securitatea este gradul de rezistență la, sau protecție împotriva unei vătămări. Aceasta se aplică oricărui activ vulnerabil și valoros, cum ar fi o persoană, locuință, comunitate, element, națiune sau organizație. După cum s-a menționat de către Institutul de Securitate și Metodologii Deschise (Institute for Security and Open Methodologies - ISECOM) în OSSTMM 3, securitatea oferă "o formă de protecție în care se creează o separare între active și amenințare." Aceste ...

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Discovering : Accessible US Travel Guide for Wheelchair Users

By: Lisa Wells

Wheel:Life publications center on sharing resources and support for people who use wheelchairs. In this book, you’ll discover a state-by-state directory of accessible travel destinations across the United States. These accessible travel suggestions are part of the Get Out & Enjoy Life [GOEL] program that is a joint educational initiative between Wheel:Life, a global community of wheelchair users, and SPORTS ‘N SPOKES magazine, published by the Paralyzed Veterans of Ameri...

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Travel Guide for Budget Travelers

By: Raul Fattore

This free travel guide gives you an overview to all things Barcelona, with tips and secrets that will help you save money and get the most out of your visit. This eBook is a quick travel guide oriented to budget travelers who want to travel to Barcelona and get the most out their visit, without having to break the bank. Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, or have a tiny budget, we’ll provide comprehensive, insider tips.

In this free eBook you will find the kind of valuable insider information on every Barcelona activity under the sun, and how to save big at the same time. With this travel guide you will learn the secrets that other guides wish they knew or flat out refuse to tell you.

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Snapshots

By: Ms. Mehreen Ahmed

With strong focus in history, this books presents my travels to Europe, Asia, Canada and Australia.

"Time is of the essence. And on a timeline of this journey, specific dates have been drawn. As great distances have been covered, it has taken a long time for this book to be written. Snapshots started as a diary, but evolved over time into a book. Dynamic in its own right, at the end of each traverse, another begins anew and is recorded in the travelogue. "

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Family Cookbook : Delicious, Nutrtious, Fast & Inexpensive

By: Dr. Sabine Elisabeth Roper

A collection of dishes that children love and are fast to cook. It contains recipes from Thailand, Burma and Germany. As the author's son has Celiac disease plus Glutaric Acidemia most dishes are Gluten-free.

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Our Islands and Their People as Seen with Camera and Pencil (2 Vol...

By: Josel de Olivares; William S Bryan, Editor

Complete in Two quarto volumes. c.1905. Dark green cloth, gilt titles, marbled edges and endpapers. 784pp. Lavishly illustrated. Includes the islands lately acquired from Spain and Hawaii and the Philippines. Illustrated with more than twelve hundred special photographs, color types, and new colored maps. N.D. Thompson Publishing Co., St. Louis, New York, Etc., 1899. Green Cloth. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. No Additional Printings. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23...

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Volunteer Cookbook : Karen, Burmese and Western Dishes from our Op...

By: Dr. Sabine Elisabeth Roper

I wrote this book to support our fundraising. I wanted to have something original to give back to donors. Another reason was, that our volunteers enjoyed our food and wanted to know, how to cook it. This was an easy way to achieve this. Some dishes they learnt to cook during their stay with us, but not all and it was nice for them to look them up again at home. As our youngest son has Celiac this book contains many Gf dishes as well as vegetarian dishes. Burmese food is ...

Lime Basil Mocktail 1/2 bunch Thai basil 1-2 tblsp sugar lime juice Pick the leaves of the basil. Use only the fresh good looking ones. Put with 1/2 cup of water into a blender and belnd until you get a green juice. Take a big glass and add 1-2 tablespoons of sugar, the basil juice and some lime juice. Add some ice cubes and cold water. Very refreshing.

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Running Late : A High-speed Romp Around Europe

By: Mark Hill

It's a fast-paced, get-away-from-it-all tour through 30 destinations in 16 countries. · Amsterdam, The Netherlands · Arnhem, The Netherlands · Antwerp, Belgium · Bruges, Belgium · Paris, France · Cologne, Germany · Geneva, Switzerland · Munich, Germany · Regensburg, Germany · Pilsen, Czech Republic · Prague, Czech Republic · Krakow, Poland · Vienna, Austria · Bratislava, Slovakia · Budapest, Hungary · Pecs, Hungary · Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina · D...

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Sophie, Rice and Fish

By: Mark Hill

'Eat Pray Love' meets 'An Apple A Day' meets 'Under The Tuscan Sun'. Stuck in a job he hates, madly smitten with a woman two decades his junior, racing helplessly into middle age and living in a world where vodka and orange juice is considered breakfast food, Mark Hill knows it's time to make a big life change. He quits his job, stuffs a few clothes and some personal items into an old navy duffel bag, sends all of his other possessions to the bin or the charity sho...

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The Avant-Garde Life : Disregarding Society in a Quest fo Sustaina...

By: Jamie Russell Bowlby-Whiting

Everything that your parents told you not do: disregarding society in a quest for sustainable adventure. This is a publication for dreamers. If you have ever thought about quitting your job and jumping into the world but never done it, this might just give you the push and confidence that you need. Using rational thinking, The Avant-Garde Life breaks down every possible barrier and encourages you to overcome them. This is about more than a single journey. This is a...

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Pura Vida

By: Florentin Smarandache

De ce fotojurnal? Fiindcă suprafaţa pozelor se-ntinde aproape la jumătate sau mai mult din întreg volumul! Răsfoitorii acestei cărţi măcar vor privi ilustraţiile colorate din CentroAmerica, iar pe lȃngă imagini vor citi cel puţin cȃteva rȃnduri edificatoare... Fiindcă nimeni astăzi nu mai are timp! De ce instantaneu? Pentru că jurnalul e scris la primă mȃnă, pe locul vizitat, cu idei scurte ca nişte blitz-uri, cu economie de cuvinte – în această lume în care vremea ...

Este periculos de mers prin pădurea tropicală din cauza şerpilor şi-a insectelor care pot provoca boli tropicale. Trebuie echipament special: bocanci contra şerpilor, un toiag cu care să ţii şerpii la distanţă, repelent (o substanţă cu care să te ungi pentru a îndepărta insectele) şi... un localnic care cunoaşte terenul şi pădurea. Aşa procedează cercetătorii ştiinţifici care purced în expediţii. It is dangerous to walk through the rain forest because of snakes and in...

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Prin Bătrâna Europă : The Old Europe

By: Florentin Smarandache

Florentin Smarandache a lansat un nou gen literar-artistic, adaptat cerinţelor cititorului şi scriitorului contemporan grăbit, numit FOTOJURNAL INSTANTANEU bazat pe abundenţa de imagini corespunzătoare textului, plus scrierea directă, rapidă, la prima mȃnă, pe locul vizitei, cu verbe puţine, şi exprimări scurte, neşlefuite. Smarandache launched a new literary genre, artistic, adapted to the contemporary reader and writer hurriedly called INSTANT FOTOJURNAL appropriate...

08.07.2010 Viaţa în Franţa e mai lejeră. În America e mai stresantă. Am scris pe foaia de lichidare că mi ar plăcea să revin în Fran-ţa ca lucrător (cercetător sau profesor la vreo Universitate). Cei de la HAL (prescurtare de la Hyper Articles en Ligne – Articole în exces online; este o arhivă deschisă gesti-onată de către Centrul pentru Comunicarea Ştiinţifică Directă, din Franţa) pretind că au o arhivă deschisă tuturor savanţilor, dar nu este deloc liberă, cum ...

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