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This Is It: 2 Hemispheres, 2 People, and 1 Boat
This Is It: 2 Hemispheres, 2 People, and 1 Boat
By New Street Communications, LLC
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
''We are from Australia, we have cash, and we have jet-lag and a desperate stare in our eye. In short, we are mugs ready to be led down the path of nautical slavery. If you can't sell us a boat, there is something very wrong.'' The pull of the ocean was too strong to ignore any longer. Four years prior, they'd circumnavigated the globe on their 33-foot boat, Mariah. Now they wanted a new challenge. So they sold all their belongings and flew to America from New South Wales in search of a boat.


Swimming with Crocodiles: A True Story of Adventure and Survival
Swimming with Crocodiles: A True Story of Adventure and Survival
By Audible Studios
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
In the tradition of Into the Wild, here is the riveting story of a young man seeking his own truth and finding adventure in the awesome, unforgiving power of nature. Will Chaffey is 18 when he boards a plane in New York bound for Australia. Taking time off to work and travel, Will meets an enigmatic wanderer and herpetologist. Together they cross the inland desert to the tropical northwest coast, home to the saltwater crocodile, a known man-eater and a predator who has been hunting since the


Down Under in the Top End: Penelope Heads North
Down Under in the Top End: Penelope Heads North
By Tim Bowden
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Tim Bowden loves traveling with his wife Ros, their four-wheel drive and camping trailer, and setting up camp under bush skies. In Down Under in the Top End, he combines all three to take us on one of the world's greatest road trips, from Australia's east coast to the Top End and into the heart of the outback. Told with wry humor, an infectious enthusiasm for history, and a nose for finding great stories, Tim lays bare the hardships of bush life and celebrates the joys and freedoms of being on


Australian Legendary Tales Folk-Lore of the Noongahburrahs As Told To The Piccaninnies
Australian Legendary Tales Folk-Lore of the Noongahburrahs As Told To The Piccaninnies
By IDB Productions
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
The pressure and interference of European settlers soon meant that the 19th century Aboriginal tribes who used to thrive on the territory of New South Wales were in decline. Fascinated by their rich culture and folklore, K. Langloh Parker became one of the first to record the various stories, tales and legends of the Aboriginal people residing in the area, many of which were included in the book Australian Legendary Tales Folk-Lore of the Noongahburrahs As Told to the Piccaninnies.The first


Sailing with Impunity: Adventure in the South Pacific
Sailing with Impunity: Adventure in the South Pacific
By New Street Communications, LLC
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Sail with Mary and Bruce on a 13,000-mile adventure from Seattle to legendary South Pacific Islands and home again. From magical sights and scents of their first tropical island landfall to the bustling, colorful Tahitian markets. From sudden midnight squalls and a cyclone in Samoa to pristine anchorages in the Kingdom of Tonga. Share the adventure as they fulfill their dream..


Is That Thing Diesel?
Is That Thing Diesel?
By Bolinda Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
At forty years old, a successful writer, husband and father, no longer toiling on offshore drilling rigs, was Paul Carter happily nestled in the cotton wool of suburban life enjoying the fruits of his labour? Was he f**k! With his manic life left far behind and the perfect opportunity to take it easy stretched before him what else would a middle-aged, bike obsessed, man want? Yes, that's right, he'd want to be the first guy to ride around Australia on an underpowered experimental motorcycle


Omoo
Omoo
By Audible Studios
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Following the commercial and critical success of Typee, Herman Melville continued his series of South Sea adventure-romances with Omoo. Named after the Polynesian term for a rover, or someone who roams from island to island, Omoo chronicles the tumultuous events aboard a South Sea whaling vessel and is based on Melville's personal experiences as a crew member on a ship sailing the Pacific. From recruiting among the natives for sailors to handling deserters and even mutiny, Melville gives a


Among the Islands: Adventures in the Pacific
Among the Islands: Adventures in the Pacific
By Audible Studios
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
Tim Flannery is one of the world's most influential scientists, credited with discovering more species than Darwin. In Among the Islands, Flannery recounts a series of expeditions he made at the dawn of his career to the strange tropical islands of the South Pacific, a great arc stretching nearly 4,000 miles from the postcard perfection of Polynesia to some of the largest, highest, most ancient, and most rugged islands on Earth. Flannery was traveling in search of rare and undiscovered mammal


Indonesia, Etc.: Exploring the Improbable Nation
Indonesia, Etc.: Exploring the Improbable Nation
By Audible Studios
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
An entertaining and thought-provoking portrait of Indonesia: a rich, dynamic, and often maddening nation awash with contradictions. Jakarta tweets more than any other city on earth, but 80 million Indonesians live without electricity and many of its communities still share in ritual sacrifices. Declaring independence in 1945, Indonesia said it would ''work out the details of the transfer of power etc. as soon as possible.'' With over 300 ethnic groups spread across 13,500 islands, the world's


Happy Isles of Oceania : Paddling the Pacific
Happy Isles of Oceania : Paddling the Pacific
By Penguin Putnam~trade
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
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Hide and Seek
Hide and Seek
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
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Always on the Way: Travel Stories of a Semi-Young Black Woman's Life Overseas While Trying to Maintain Her Sanity
Always on the Way: Travel Stories of a Semi-Young Black Woman's Life Overseas While Trying to Maintain Her Sanity
By Stacy Thomas
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Always On the Way: Travel Stories of a Semi-Young Black Woman's Life Overseas While Trying to Maintain Her Sanity recounts the trials and triumphs of a youngish Texan living, working, and traveling in the far East. In 2014, Stacy Thomas decided to fulfill one of her childhood dreams by moving to South Korea. In this book, she related the challenges she encountered while teaching English as a second language to Korean school children in grades one-six, during which she felt a kind of rage that


New Zealand - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
New Zealand - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
By Dreamscape Media
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ean: 9781520031231, isbn: 1520031238,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
Culture Smart! New Zealand provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, 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,


Dirty Chick: Adventures of an Unlikely Farmer
Dirty Chick: Adventures of an Unlikely Farmer
By Audible Studios
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
''One month into our stay, we'd managed to dispatch most of our charges. We executed the chickens. One of the cats disappeared, clearly disgusted with our urban ways. And Lucky [the cow] was escaping almost daily. It seemed we didn't have much of a talent for farming. And we still had eleven months to go.'' Antonia Murphy, you might say, is an unlikely farmer. Born and bred in San Francisco, she spent much of her life as a liberal urban cliché, and her interactions with the animal kingdom


Just Sea and Sky: England to New Zealand the Hard Way
Just Sea and Sky: England to New Zealand the Hard Way
By Audible Studios for Bloomsbury
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
This charming account of the voyage of two men in a small boat half way round the world from Plymouth to New Zealand in 1953 is a rare insight into a time, not long ago, when sailors had no GPS, electronics, radio or any of the mod cons that we take for granted today. Without lifejacket or a life raft, they 'just took what came along', hand steering all the way, navigating by sextant, hand-cranking their engine and using oil lamps for light at night and for navigation. Sailors will be staggered


Blown Away
Blown Away
By New Street Communications, LLC
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
When first published in 1995, Herb Payson's brilliant Blown Away was hailed by critics and readers alike as a modern classic in the genre of cruising literature. So what's it about? At middle age, Herb and Nancy Payson decided they needed a change. Why not give up life on shore, quit their jobs in the smoky nightclubs of Los Angeles, and take up the cruising life? In Sea Foam, their 36-foot ketch, the Paysons and their large brood of teenage children cruised the Pacific for six and a half


Throwim Way Leg: Tree-Kangaroos, Possums, and Penis Gourds: On the Track of Unknown Mammals in Wildest New Guinea
Throwim Way Leg: Tree-Kangaroos, Possums, and Penis Gourds: On the Track of Unknown Mammals in Wildest New Guinea
By Audible Studios
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$17.95
4.4 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
In New Guinea pidgin, ''throwim way leg'' means to kick out your leg on the first step of a long journey. Full of adventure, wit, and natural wonders, Flannery's narrative is just such a spectacular trip - a tour de force of travel, anthropology, and natural history..


Stories of the Southern Sea
Stories of the Southern Sea
By Author's Republic
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$21.83
4.9 out of 5 stars with 80 reviews
It lives in the hole where the moon used to be. And for most of the worst part of the Northern winter, over the last two decades, so have we.  The real South Pacific was not a Bali Hai musical, but a drama of cannibals and castaways, headhunters and slavers, paradise and perdition. This is an audiobook of saline psalms. This is water..


Hold The Enlightenment
Hold The Enlightenment
By Audible Studios
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$17.80
4.7 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
Tim Cahill returns with an entertaining collection of essays as he travels the globe, taking us to sites as far-flung as Saharansalt mines, the Congolese jungle, and Hanford, Washington, home of the largest toxic waste dump in the western hemisphere..


In a Sunburned Unabridged edition
In a Sunburned Unabridged edition
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
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