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  • Six Years a Hostage

    Captured by Islamist Militants in the Desert

    THE EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF THE LONGEST-HELD AL QAEDA CAPTIVE IN THE WORLDStephen McGown was en route from London to South Africa, on a once-in-a-lifetime trip by motorbike, returning home to Johannesburg. He had reached Timbuktu, in Mali, when he was captured, along with a Dutch and a Swedish national, by Al Qaeda Islamist militants. Steve was taken because he held a British passport. He was ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Africa, My Passion

    Translated by Peter Millar ...
    In an exquisite personal pilgrimage, Corinne Hofmann delves into the slums of Nairobi to uncover the heart-warming and heart-breaking stories of unforgettable people and places, then treks 500 miles across the Namibian desert to discover the lives of the nomadic Himba people. Joined by her half-Kenyan daughter, Napirai, they travel to Nairobi together for the first time to discover Napirai s roots ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • 撒哈拉歲月【三毛逝世30週年紀念版】

    by 三毛, San Mao, Echo ...
    series 三毛作品
    這片沙漠的風情萬種,讓我學習著去愛每一個人,和世上的一草一木一沙……如果人生就是一場永不結束的旅程──流浪文學的起點,我們愛上三毛的原點。三毛逝世30****週年紀念版只有對愛它的人,它才向你呈現它的美麗和溫柔,將你的愛情,用它亙古不變的大地和天空,默默的回報著你……彷彿來自前世的召喚,三毛終於來到她心心念念的夢想之地——撒哈拉,在這片廣袤的大地,度過了五彩繽紛、滋味無窮的日子。她和心愛的荷西結婚,在物質貧乏的沙漠裡,用棺木板、怪石、廢鐵打造他們的家。她與鄰居們的互動讓人好氣又好笑,從日常用品到丈夫都差點被討走,甚至無所不能地當起他們的代書、護士、老師與裁縫。她為生活費盡心思,省吃儉用張羅柴米油鹽,但也不忘用植物、書本和藝術品保持浪漫情... ... Read more

    $12.99 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 ...
    Book 1 - The Kit Killigrew Naval Adventures
    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

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $14.99 AUD

  • An African Love Story

    Love, Life and Elephants

    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)

    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

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

  • Freedom Park

    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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  • 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

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

  • 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

    $10.99 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

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    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

    $24.99 AUD

  • The Lost World Of The Kalahari

    With 'The Great and the Little Memory'

    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

  • 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

    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

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Death in the Dark Continent

    Critically acclaimed as a master of adventure writing for Death in the Long Grass and Death in the Silent Places, former professional hunter Peter Hathaway Capstick takes us back to Africa to encounter the world’s most dangerous big-game animals.After consulting African game experts and recalling his own experiences and those of his colleagues, Capstick has written chilling, authoritative accounts ... Read more

    $11.99 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

    $5.85 AUD

  • 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

  • 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

    $2.92 AUD