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  • The Way To... Timbuktu

    by Pat Ryan

    In December of 2008, Pat Ryan sets out on a journey through North Africa. He has a vague plan to reach the semi-mythical destination of Timbuktu. He's traveling alone, he doesn't speak the local languages and he has a very limited money supply. Nevertheless, he believes he will make it there.Along the way, he encounters some serious obstacles, meets a collection of interesting characters and goes ... Read more

    $2.51 AUD

  • Bill Bryson's African Diary

    by Bill Bryson

    Bill Bryson goes to Kenya at the invitation of CARE International, the charity dedicated to working with local communities to eradicate poverty around the world. Kenya, generally regarded as the cradle of humankind, is a land of stunning landscapes, famous game reserves, and a vibrant culture, but it also has many serious problems, including refugees, AIDS, drought and grinding poverty. It also ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Killigrew of the Royal Navy

    by Jonathan Lunn

    series The Kit Killigrew Naval Adventures #1
    Epic action and adventure from the glory days of naval power.1847: Despite the best efforts of the Royal Navy, transatlantic slavers continue to profit from the illegal trade. Idealistic young naval officer Kit Killigrew wants to stop them.With the aid of Rear-Admiral Sir Charles Napier, Killigrew hatches a daring plan to infiltrate the slavers and discover the whereabouts of the biggest slave ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Whatever You do Don't Run

    My adventures as a Botswana safari guide

    by Peter Allison

    Peter Allison was only nineteen when he left Australia for Africa, thinking he might travel around and see a bit of the country before going home to a 'proper job'. But Africa worked its magic, and Peter ended up falling, quickly and completely, in love with the country and its wildlife. Landing in a game reserve in the wildlife-rich Okavango Delta, he became a safari guide and, some twelve years ... Read more

    $14.29 AUD

  • An African Love Story

    Love, Life and Elephants

    by Dame Daphne Sheldrick

    Daphne Sheldrick's best-selling love story of romance, life and elephants, An African Love Story: Love, Life and Elephants is an incredible story from Africa's greatest living conservationist.A typical day for Daphne involves rescuing baby elephants from poachers; finding homes for orphan elephants, all the while campaigning the ever-present threat of poaching for the ivory trade.An African Love ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Travel Morocco: Guide, Maps, And Phrasebook. Includes: Rabat, Casablanca, Fez, Marrakech, Meknes & More (Mobi Travel)

    by MobileReference

    This illustrated Travel Guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, transportation, cultural venues, dining, history and much more. Addresses, telephones, hours of operation and admissions ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Dark Star Safari

    Overland from Cairo to Cape Town

    by Paul Theroux

    Dark Star Safari is Paul Theroux's now classic account of a journey from Cairo to Cape Town.Travelling across bush and desert, down rivers and across lakes, and through country after country, Theroux visits some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth, and some of the most dangerous. It is a journey of discovery and of rediscovery -- of the unknown and the unexpected, but also of people and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Ubuntu

    One Woman's Motorcycle Odyssey Across Africa

    by Heather Ellis

    As you travel Africa, you will find the way of ubuntu – the universal bond that connects all of humanity as one.At the age of twenty-eight, while sitting in a friend’s backyard in the remote mining township of Jabiru, Heather Ellis has a light-bulb moment: she is going to ride a motorcycle across Africa. The idea just feels right – no matter that she’s never done any long-distance motorcycle ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Last Train to Zona Verde

    Overland from Cape Town to Angola

    by Paul Theroux

    The Last Train to Zona Verde is an ode to the last African journey of Paul Theroux.'Happy again, back in the kingdom of light,' writes Paul Theroux as he sets out on a new journey though the continent he knows and loves best.Having travelled down the right-hand side of Africa in Dark Star Safari, he sets out this time from Cape Town, heading northwards in a new direction, up the left-hand side, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Canoeing the Congo: The First Source-to-Sea Descent of the Congo River

    by Phil Harwood

    At 2,922 miles, the Congo is the eighth longest river and the deepest in the world, with a flow rate second only to the Amazon. Ex-Marine Phil Harwood embarked on an epic solo journey from the river’s true source in the highlands of Zambia through war-torn Central Africa. With no outside help whatsoever he faced swamps, waterfalls, man-eating crocodiles, hippos, aggressive snakes and spiders’ webs ... Read more

    $10.55 AUD

  • The Truants

    by Kate Weinberg

    'Hypnotic . . . An uncommonly clever whodunnit'New York Times Book Review'The best novel I've read in years'Fearne Cotton'Deftly plotted with vivid, compelling characters'Jojo Moyes'One of the standout books of the summer'Stylist'In the vein of Agatha Christie herself. St... ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Do Not Take this Road to El-Karama

    by Chris Harvie

    Tired of tragic stories, Chris Harvie sets out to see the positive side of the ‘Dark Continent’ and to enjoy its life and laughter. Do Not Take This Road to El-Karama is the entertaining account of an epic road trip that takes him from his home outside the Kruger National Park to the banks of the Nile in Uganda – and back again. In his haphazard and somewhat eccentric travels, Harvie encounters ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • Freedom Park

    by Anton Swanepoel

    series Free books by Anton Swanepoel
    Discover South Africa's History, From The Dawn Of Humanity To The Present DaySitting on Salvokop Hill with panoramic views, Freedom park traces the story of South Africa's liberation and honors those who played an important role. The site opened to the public in 2007 and encompasses a series of poignant memorials and an impressive museum.The site overlooks the nearby Voortrekker Monument and other ... Read more

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  • The Climb

    The Autobiography

    by Chris Froome

    On 26th July 2015, Chris Froome entered the record books. He won cycling's ultimate race - the Tour de France - for the second time.Taking a double Yellow Jersey was a staggering achievement. This memoir shows just how remarkable it was, given the uphill struggle Froome faced. Growing up in Kenya, biking down mile after mile of dusty road, and staying in a humble tin hut, he developed a fierce ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Death in the Long Grass

    A Big Game Hunter's Adventures in the African Bush

    by Peter Hathaway Capstick

    As thrilling as any novel, as taut and exciting as any adventure story, Peter Hathaway Capstick’s Death in the Long Grass takes us deep into the heart of darkness to view Africa through the eyes of one of the most renowned professional hunters.Few men can say they have known Africa as Capstick has known it—leading safaris through lion country; tracking man-eating leopards along tangled jungle ... Read more

    $25.84 AUD

  • A Travel Junkie's Diary

    Searching for Mare's Milk and Other Far-Flung Pursuits

    by Dina Bennett

    Dina Bennett’s on the road again—and she can’t stop! Having completed the 7,800-mile Peking to Paris Classic Car Challenge while braving carsickness and patching rocky marital relations, she’s once more in over her head, enduring 100,000 miles of road trips through the world’s out-of-the-way places.Drawn to strange foods and intriguing views into the kaleidoscope of local life, and with a knack ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Eating with Peter

    A Gastronomic Journey

    by Susan Buckley

    A life-changing journey intertwining high romance, gastronomy, and an unsurpassable joie de vivre for readers of Julie and Julia and My Paris Kitchen.Susan's life would never be the same after she meets Peter Buckley. A man who was larger than life, Peter pulls Susan out of her comfort zone to taste the fine life, literally. Together they embark on a rollicking adventure through Michelin-starred ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • The Lost World Of The Kalahari

    With 'The Great and the Little Memory'

    by Sir Laurens Van Der Post

    Laurens van der Post was fascinated and appalled at the fate of this remarkable people. Ostracised by all the changing face of African cultural life they retreated deep into the Kalahari desert. His fascinating attempt to capture their way of life and the secrets of their ancient heritage provide captivating reading and a unique insight into a forgotten way of life. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Dictatorland

    The Men Who Stole Africa

    by Paul Kenyon

    A Financial Times Book of the Year'Jaw-dropping' Daily Express'Grimly fascinating' Financial Times'Humane, timely, accessible and well-researched' Irish TimesThe dictator who grew so rich on his country's cocoa crop that he built a 35-storey-high basilica in the jungles of the Ivory Coast. The austere, incorruptible leader who has shut Eritrea off from the world in a perma... ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • Morocco Travel Guide - Tiki Travel

    by Tiki Travel

    Morocco Travel Guide - Tiki Travel The Tiki Travel guides use the text from WikiTravel.org, a complete and reliable worldwide travel guide written and edited by Wikitravellers from around the globe. An active table of contents enables users to jump directly to the section selected. Table of contents: - Tiki Travel Guide Books - Copyright - Morocco - Understand - Regions - Cities - Other ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Exploration and Travel: five books by Richard Burton

    by Richard Burton

    This file includes: First Footsteps in East Africa or an Exploration of Harar; The Land of Midian (Revisited); Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah; To the Gold Coast for Gold, a Personal Narrative; and Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo. According to Wikipedia: "Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton (19 March 1821 20 October 1890) was a British geographer ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Kilimanjaro

    One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill

    by M.G. Edwards

    series World Adventurers Series
    The first book in the World Adventurers Series, Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill chronicles the author's attempt to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. At forty years old and on the verge of a midlife crisis, he tried to change his life by climbing a mountain. This is his true story of facing Kilimanjaro and other challenges at middle age. This book is for ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • Whatever You Do, Don't Run

    True Tales of a Botswana Safari Guide

    by Peter Allison

    A hilarious, highly original collection of essays based on the Botswana truism: “only food runs!” With a new introduction and new material from the authorIn the tradition of Bill Bryson, a new writer brings us the lively adventures and biting wit of an African safari guide. Peter Allison gives us the guide’s-eye view of living in the bush, confronting the world’s fiercest terrain of wild animals ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Heart of Darkness

    by Joseph Conrad

    series AMN Publishing
    Heart of Darkness was written by Joseph Conrad. It is a short novel which was presented as a frame narrative. It's about Charles Marlow’s job as an ivory transporter down the Congo River. The story is about the colonialism and the racism that make imperialism possible. Heart of Darkness has been translated into many languages. Enjoy reading! ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD