Vanishing Tales from Ancient Trails

Author: James Dorsey

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page:

View: 903

Adventure traveler James Dorsey takes readers around the world to not only explore ancient trails, but to help immerse readers in the old traditions of lands that seem to be disappearing in the modern world. This book of short stories takes readers on a descriptive journey through parts of Asia, Africa and South America. "James Dorsey is no ordinary travel writer. In this remarkable book, ranging from Southeast Asia to West Africa, he takes us inside tribal cultures that many readers will be surprised to learn still exist. The author's sincere fascination with remote lands and the ancient practices of their inhabitants often makes him as much participant as observer. That a 21st-century man could yet invoke the spirit of a Stanley or a Shackleton makes "Vanishing Tales from Ancient Trails" all the more a must-read." - Dick Russell, author of "Eye of the Whale: Epic Passage from Baja to Siberia."

The Best Travel Writing, Volume 11

True Stories from Around the World

Author: James O'Reilly

Publisher: Travelers' Tales

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 312

View: 592

The Best Travel Writing, Volume 11 is the latest in the annual Travelers' Tales series launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing — from Nobel Prize winners to emerging new writers. The points of view and perspectives are global, and themes encompass high adventure, spiritual growth, romance, hilarity and misadventure, service to humanity, and encounters with exotic cuisines and cultures. Includes winners from the annual Solas Awards for Best Travel Writing. Introduction by Rolf Potts In The Best Travel Writing, Volume 11, readers will: Piece together the puzzle of life in rural Cambodia Reawaken the joy of travel on a bus ride through Mexico Reexamine war memories with former soldiers in Vietnam Learn the ropes and the art of sailing with a "good captain" on the Pacific Find a true soul sister in the highlands of Ecuador Follow Vincent van Gogh's footsteps in France Survive (or not) a home invasion in Brazil...and much more

The Best Travel Writing, Volume 10

True Stories from Around the World

Author: James O'Reilly

Publisher: Travelers' Tales

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 344

View: 199

The Best Travel Writing, Volume 10 is the latest in the annual Travelers' Tales series launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing — from Nobel Prize winners to emerging new writers. The points of view and perspectives are global, and themes encompass high adventure, spiritual growth, romance, hilarity and misadventure, service to humanity, and encounters with exotic cuisines and cultures. Includes winners from the annual Solas Awards for Best Travel Writing.

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Dog Really Did That?

101 Stories of Miracles, Mischief and Magical Moments

Author: Amy Newmark

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: Pets

Page: 400

View: 850

Our dogs make us smile every day, but some days they really outdo themselves! This book is full of those hilarious and heartwarming stories about the many ways our mischevious canine companions surprise us, make us laugh, and touch our hearts. With a focus on rescue dogs, these 101 true, personal stories will make you laugh, nod your head in recognition, and sometimes tear up a little. Royalties from the book go to American Humane, one of the organizations that Chicken Soup for the Soul supports in its broad program to help care for shelter animals and promote adoption.

Baboons for Lunch

And Other Sordid Adventures

Author: James Michael Dorsey

Publisher: Travelers' Tales Guides

ISBN:

Category: TRAVEL

Page: 250

View: 916

BABOONS FOR LUNCH And Other Sordid Adventures is a rollicking collection of travel stories by an explorer who has spent two decades visiting the most remote tribal societies on earth. It is adventure travel, storytelling, literature, and humor, from the world's most remote corners as an intrepid city dweller encounters ancient peoples for the first time.

Tales from Indian Country

Authentic Stories and Legends from the Great Uintah Basin

Author: George Emery Stewart

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Legends

Page: 315

View: 855

Stories and legends from Uintah and Duchesne counties.

Bear Tales and Deer Trails

Author: Mike McConnell

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 234

View: 775

Bear Tales and Deer Trails is a collection of hunting stories that take you into the heart of the Tongass National Forest. Come along with Mike and his hunting partners as they stalk bears and deer for food as part of their subsistence lifestyle. Each chapter begins a new adventure in the bays, muskegs and mountains of Southeast Alaska. The stories are full of interesting characters, vivid descriptions of the landscape and a look into a disappearing way of life. You will find information about guns, hunting techniques and lore about the animals themselves. The stories are true and drawn from the authors personal experiences. This is the Tongass when wild was still part of wilderness!

The Honey Spinner

Author: Grace Pundyk

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN:

Category: Animals and civilization

Page: 388

View: 389

As you're spreading honey on your morning toast you probably aren't thinking about arms funding, terrorists, corporate scandals, contamination, smuggling rackets or environmental distaster. But according to the CIA, the honey business is crucial to Al Qaeda's operation, Chinese honey has been found to contain bee-drugs...

Vanishing Trails of Romance

Legendary and Historical Tales and Events Gleaned Along Moccasin-winged Trails of Aztec and Indian, and the Blazed Trails of Explorer and Pioneer Settler in Enchanting Colorado ...

Author: Warren Edward Boyer

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Indians of North America

Page: 83

View: 966

Secret Tales of the Arctic Trails

Stories of Crime and Adventure in Canada's Far North

Author: David Skene-Melvin

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 172

View: 124

From the paleolithic to high-tech oil drilling, the enduring saga of crime and punishment is told by these talented story-spinners in these tales of detection, mystery, and adventure.