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Blowout Sale! Up to 76% off on Africa at Diaries Letters Stories. Top brands include IDB Productions, Dreamscape Media, Innovative Language Learning, LLC, Open Book Audio, Athomi Books, Brand: Blackstone Audio, Inc., Random House Audio, Hachette Audio, Jashanananda, Author's Republic, Audible Studios, Stephanie Rohrbach, Tantor Audio, Grand Central Publishing, Penton Overseas Inc, & Tina Dreffin. Hurry! Limited time offers. Offers valid only while supplies last.



The American Egypt
By IDB Productions
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ean: 9781776668359, isbn: 1776668359,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
Channing Arnold and co-author Frederick J. Talbot Frost were English archaeologists who journeyed to the Yucatan Peninsula and wrote ''the first book ever written by Englishmen on Yucatan, that Egypt of the New World, where it is broadly professed, Central American Civilisation ended up at its highest point. For the present time at most, the only Englishmen who claimed to have discovered the primitive and uncivilized north-eastern sections of the Peninsula and the islands of her eastern


Kenya - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Kenya - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
By Dreamscape Media
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ean: 9781520031330, isbn: 1520031335,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Culture Smart! Kenya provides essential information, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will enable you to steer clear of embarrassing gaffes and mistakes, feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and develop trust, friendships, and successful business relationships. Culture Smart! Kenya


Learn Arabic: A Complete Phrase Compilation for Traveling to Egypt
Learn Arabic: A Complete Phrase Compilation for Traveling to Egypt
By Innovative Language Learning, LLC
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
Get three bonus conversation cheat sheets! Do you want to learn Arabic the fast, fun, and easy way? And do you want to travel to Egypt and get around like a pro? Then this is the audiobook for you.  Learn Arabic: A Complete Phrase Compilation for Traveling to Egypt is designed for absolute-beginner learners and travelers. You learn the must-know travel phrases, survival phrases, vocab, and cultural insights to make your trip to Egypt a breeze. All were hand-picked by our team of Arabic


Into Africa: Africa by Motorcycle - Every Day an Adventure
Into Africa: Africa by Motorcycle - Every Day an Adventure
By Open Book Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
A liberating motorcycle journey through Africa with descriptions of the amazing people and places, the joy of big skies and the open road, and the sometimes harrowing events that would shape destiny. Into Africa tells the story of a novice motorcyclist who takes on the challenge of riding the length of the continent just because, 'it seemed like a great idea'. Sam Manicom had only planned to take a temporary break from his successful retail career, but the one-year ride was so life-changing


Ghana - Culture Smart!
Ghana - Culture Smart!
By Dreamscape Media
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ean: 9781520011257, isbn: 1520011253,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
The Gateway to Africa, Ghana welcomes around a million tourists, aid workers, and business travelers a year due to its tropical scenic beauty and rich culture. It is, however, the Ghanaians themselves who make the biggest impression. It is through their hospitality and love of peace that Ghana has a claim to be the safest and friendliest country in Africa. Ghanaians are welcoming to foreign guests, respectful to each other, strong followers of tradition, and have deep familial and communal


Unexpected America
Unexpected America
By Athomi Books
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Mr. Millionaire and his wife met me at Boca Raton airport in Florida. As they approached, I wondered whether to shake their hands, as we do in Kenya, or hug them like students did on campus. No problem! The take-charge benefactor approached, his broad smile fixed on me. ''Hello, Wanjiru!'' He relieved me of my luggage and, with a wave of his right hand, presented his wife. She stretched her wrinkled skinny hand while she maintained eye contact. I shook her soft hand and said how nice it was to


The Tree Where Man Was Born (Library Edition)
The Tree Where Man Was Born (Library Edition)
By Brand: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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ean: 9781441710680, isbn: 144171068X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
In this classic volume, Peter Matthiessen exquisitely combines nature and travel writing to bring East Africa to vivid life. He skillfully and magically portrays the sights, scenes, and people he observed firsthand in several trips over the course of a dozen years: the daily lives of herdsmen and hunter-gatherers; the drama of the predator kills; the hundreds of exotic animals; the breathtaking landscapes; the area's turbulent natural, political, and social histories; the adventures of the


A Year in the World: Journeys of a Passionate Traveller
A Year in the World: Journeys of a Passionate Traveller
By Random House Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
The author who unforgettably captured the experience of starting a new life in Tuscany in best-selling travel memoirs expands her horizons to immerse herself, and her readers, in the sights, aromas, and treasures of 12 new special places. A Year in the World is vintage Frances Mayes, a celebration of the allure of travel, of serendipitous pleasures found in unlikely locales, of memory woven into the present, and of a joyous sense of quest. An ideal travel companion, Frances Mayes brings to the


Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival
Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival
By Hachette Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
Everywhere hailed as a masterpiece of historical adventure, this enthralling narrative recounts the experiences of 12 American sailors who were shipwrecked off the coast of Africa in 1815, captured by desert nomads, sold into slavery, and subjected to a hellish two-month journey through the bone-dry heart of the Sahara. The ordeal of these men - who found themselves tested by barbarism, murder, starvation, death, dehydration, and hostile tribes that roamed the desert on camelback - is made


Calculus in the Congo: Adventures while Teaching and Traveling on the African Continent
Calculus in the Congo: Adventures while Teaching and Traveling on the African Continent
By Jashanananda
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
I type ''International Teaching Jobs'' on the Google search line and find several sites, but I decide on one particularly useful site for which I pay a slight fee, and I find myself looking at a long list of teaching jobs all over the world. ''Anything in Latin America,'' my wife asks, coming in to the room. ''No, but here's one in the Congo.'' ''Africa!?'' ''Yea, really. They want a calculus teacher! I can do that!'' ''Okay,'' Chantal says tentatively. ''If you want.'' I hit the submit button


Amie: African Adventure
Amie: African Adventure
By Author's Republic
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
Amie Fish, an ordinary English housewife, is thrown headlong into a third world African country when her husband, Jonathan, receives a once-in-a-lifetime promotion. Far from the normal expatriate life Amie was expecting, she finds herself deep in political intrigue, indebted to a corrupt African master manipulator and fighting for her life in the African bush..


Running with the Kenyans: Passion, Adventure, and the Secrets of the Fastest People on Earth
Running with the Kenyans: Passion, Adventure, and the Secrets of the Fastest People on Earth
By Random House Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
''A dusty road stretches into the distance like a pencil line across the arid landscape. Lions, rhino, and buffalo roam the plains on either side. But I haven't come to Kenya to spot wildlife. I've come to run.'' Whether running is your recreation, your religion, or just a spectator sport, Adharanand Finn's incredible journey to the elite training camps of Kenya will captivate and inspire you. Part travelogue, part memoir, this mesmerizing quest to uncover the secrets of the world's greatest


To Timbuktu for a Haircut: A Journey Through West Africa
To Timbuktu for a Haircut: A Journey Through West Africa
By Audible Studios
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
''Although Timbuktu exists, there is a common belief that it is, in fact, nowhere.'' Timbuktu: the African city known to legend as a land of scholars, splendor and mystery, a golden age in the Sahara Desert. But to many it is a vaguely recognizable name - a flippant tag for ''the most remote place on earth.'' With this fabled city as his goal, author Rick Antonson began a month-long trek. His initial plan? To get a haircut. Aided by an adventuresome spirit, Rick endures a forty-five hour train


Healing Rhinos and Other Souls: The Extraordinary Fortunes of a Bushveld Vet
Healing Rhinos and Other Souls: The Extraordinary Fortunes of a Bushveld Vet
By Stephanie Rohrbach
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 150 reviews
Healing Rhinos and Other Souls tells the story of a much-respected if unorthodox vet, a family man who loved and understood nature and all her creatures, a reluctant businessman, a somewhat exuberant driver, a humble person, a great storyteller, and a wonderful friend to many.  For nearly 50 years Walter Eschenburg lived and worked as a pioneering wildlife vet in the South African bushveld with its many animals and a host of weird and wonderful people. After a childhood spent in a German


A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist’s Unconventional Life Among the Baboons
A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist’s Unconventional Life Among the Baboons
By Tantor Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
''I had never planned to become a savanna baboon when I grew up; instead, I had always assumed I would become a mountain gorilla,'' writes Robert Sapolsky in this witty and riveting chronicle of a scientist's coming-of-age in remote Africa. An exhilarating account of Sapolsky's twenty-one-year study of a troop of rambunctious baboons in Kenya, A Primate's Memoir interweaves serious scientific observations with wry commentary about the challenges and pleasures of living in the wilds of the


The Masked Rider: Cycling in West Africa
The Masked Rider: Cycling in West Africa
By Audible Studios
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
Dysentery, drunken soldiers, and corrupt officials provide the background for Neil Peart's physical and spiritual cycling journey through West Africa. The prolific drummer for the rock band Rush travels through African villages, both large and small, and relates his story through journal entries and tales of adventure, while simultaneously addressing issues such as differences in culture, psychology, and labels. Literary and artistic sidekicks such as Aristotle, Dante, and Van Gogh join Peart


Torn Trousers: A True Story of Courage and Adventure: How A Couple Sacrificed Everything To Escape to Paradise
Torn Trousers: A True Story of Courage and Adventure: How A Couple Sacrificed Everything To Escape to Paradise
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781494517557, isbn: 1494517558,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
Tired of mortgage and car payments, thirty-somethings Andrew and Gwynn sold everything they owned and escaped their humdrum nine-to-five existence for life in paradise-a tiny island accessible only by boat or air in one of the remotest spots on Earth: the Okavango Delta in Botswana. Woefully inexperienced, they took control of a luxury game lodge where the rich and famous went to sip gin and tonics with lions and elephants. Trouble soon followed. The couple's lives were threatened daily by


Uganda Be Kidding Me
Uganda Be Kidding Me
By Grand Central Publishing
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ean: 9781478978176, isbn: 1478978171,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
Wherever Chelsea Handler travels, one thing is certain: she always ends up in the land of the ridiculous. Now, in this uproarious collection, she sneaks her sharp wit through airport security and delivers her most absurd and hilarious stories ever. On safari in Africa, it's anyone's guess as to what's more dangerous: the wildlife or Chelsea. But whether she's fumbling the seduction of a guide by not knowing where tigers live (Asia, duh) or wearing a bathrobe into the bush because her clothes


Travel Talk Egyptian Arabic
Travel Talk Egyptian Arabic
By Penton Overseas Inc
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ean: 9781560156543, isbn: 1560156546,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
In each compact TravelTalk kit: 60-minute audio cassette in both English and the target language provides key words and phrases with accurate native pronunciationHandy fold-out audio guide for quick on-the-spot reference and reinforcementLonely Planet Phrasebook/Dictionary features clear and comprehensive grammar chapters, an extensive, 2-way dictionary, information on local culture plus travel tips.


Bluewater Walkabout: Into Africa: Finding Healing Through Travel
Bluewater Walkabout: Into Africa: Finding Healing Through Travel
By Tina Dreffin
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Bluewater Walkabout: Into Africa is a memoir about an adventure in the wild bush of Africa and a family sailing journey. But when her sons bring along two friends who upset the family balance, rogue waves and great white sharks threaten the family's safety. Tina begins to deal with a mysterious health problem, and the perils of life at sea become very real. The book begins with an outlandish safari through Africa, during which Tina reflects on the challenges that a life lived differently can



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