Road Trip to Freedom: From homelessness to Happiness by Robin Divine

By Robin Divine

This real, profound and heartfelt memoir touched the lives of the man tourists that just about joined her on her trip from homelessness to Happiness. Robin Divine tells the tale of ways she made the existence changing option to embark on a move kingdom highway journey after discovering herself with out a domestic and with simply twenty money to her identify. for almost a yr, Divine traveled from Coast to Coast at the kindness of people that did not comprehend her. "Strangers" nurtured her alongside the way in which through commencing their hearts and their houses to her. With a gradual and fierce courageousness, Robin and her fellow tourists shared within the enterprise lifestyles classes that the line needed to supply. sign up for the Chuck Taylor donning peaceable highway warrior on her highway to Freedom from homelessness to Happiness.

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The Archipelago: A Balkan Passage by Robert Isenberg

By Robert Isenberg

What ever occurred to Yugoslavia? 13 years after the cease-fire, author Robert Isenberg explores 5 international locations by way of bus, motorcycle, and foot, to determine what has develop into of those international locations as soon as crippled via genocidal conflict and principally forgotten by way of the yank cognizance. He discovers stressful borders, energetic minefields, mystery tunnels, and towns scarred by way of artillery but additionally proud peoples quietly suffering to outlive within the New Europe. The Archipelago is an epic tale of violence and braveness, struggle and peace, set opposed to the breathtaking panorama of the Balkan Peninsula.

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At Last - A Christmas in the West Indies by Charles Kingsley

By Charles Kingsley

This infrequent e-book is an vague Victorian commute narrative set within the West Indies and written via the prolific Charles Kingsley. This illuminating textual content bargains an insightful depiction of ways the British seen the folk and lands of the Indies, splendidly written in a fashion that either informs and entertains. This vintage textual content is a useful addition to anybody’s own library and should in particular attract creditors of Kingsley’s paintings. Charles Kingsley was once a clergyman of the Church of britain, a college professor, historian and novelist really linked to the West nation and northeast Hampshire. This publication used to be initially released in 1872 and is proudly republished now entire with unique illustrations and a brand new introductory biography of the author.

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Nordamerika entdecken: Zwischen Eisbären und Indian Summer by Karin Posdziech

By Karin Posdziech

Schon immer liebten sie das Reisen. Georg und Karin Posdziech besuchen die schönsten Flecken unserer Erde. Als Urgroßelternpaar nehmen sie den Leser mit auf eine Reise durch Kanada und Alaska und lassen ihn teilhaben an traumhaften Landschaften, beeindruckenden Städten und faszinierenden Naturphänomenen und Begegnungen mit wilden Tieren.

Lassen Sie sich entführen und einladen, dem Lebensmotto der Autorin zu folgen: 'Leben, um zu reisen. Reisen, um zu leben.'

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Hell's Traces: One Murder, Two Families, Thirty-Five by Victor Ripp

By Victor Ripp

In July 1942, the French police in Paris, performing for the German army govt, arrested Victor Ripp’s three-year-old cousin, Alexandre. months later, the boy used to be killed in Auschwitz. In Hell’s Traces, Ripp examines this act throughout the prism of relatives heritage. as well as Alexandre, ten participants of Ripp’s relatives on his father’s part died within the Holocaust. His mother’s facet of the kin, numbering thirty humans, used to be in Berlin whilst Hitler got here to strength. with out exception they escaped the ultimate resolution.

Hell’s lines tells the tale of the 2 households’ divergent paths. To spark the prior to existence, he embarks on a trip to go to Holocaust memorials all through Europe. “Could a stone pillar or a bronze plaque or no matter what else constitutes a memorial,” he asks, “cause occasions that came about greater than seven a long time in the past to seem vivid?”

A memorial in Warsaw that features a boxcar just like the ones that carried Jews to Auschwitz compels Ripp to consider the horror of Alexandre’s delivery to his demise. One in Berlin that invokes the anti-Jewish legislation of the Nineteen Thirties permits him to higher know the way his mother’s kin escaped the Nazis. In Paris he stumbles throughout a playground devoted to the reminiscence of the French little ones who have been deported, Alexandre between them. eventually, Ripp sees thirty-five memorials in six international locations. He encounters the artists who designed the memorials, historians who remember the occasions which are memorialized, and survivors with their very own tales to tell.

Resolutely unsentimental, Hell’s Traces is established like a travelogue during which each one vacation spot permits a reckoning with the past.

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Exotic Boo: Adventurous Boo (World of Boo Book 5) by Duane K. Maddy

By Duane K. Maddy

movie Director - go back and forth Cinematographer - C.E.O. Maddy Media Group

Author global of Boo comedy series

Travel the area with the characters of unique Boo, the 5th variation within the six quantity international of Boo sequence. sign up for purely the main adventurous of your crammed associates as jointly they event Mediterranean, South African and Hawaiian adventures.

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Gebrauchsanweisung für Rom (German Edition) by Birgit Schönau

By Birgit Schönau

Uralt und wunderschön: Rom ist die Stadt aller Städte und mit ihren antiken Ruinen, mittelalterlichen Kirchtürmen und barocken Palästen der gewaltigste Schatz unserer abendländischen Kultur – aber deshalb noch lange kein Museum. Rom lebt! Wie schon viele Deutschrömer vor ihr flaniert Birgit Schönau durch die größte Altstadt der Welt und frönt der hiesigen ardour für Brot und Spiele, dem Fußball und der Leidenschaft fürs Essen. Sie kurvt durch den ewig brüllenden Verkehr und berichtet von ihren Erlebnissen bei der Wohnungssuche. Rühmt die Freude der Römer am Philosophieren, führt uns ein in eine illustre Abendgesellschaft und zeigt uns die Seele Roms zwischen der final der Geschichte, lässigem Heute und der Lust auf morgen.

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Sky Shamans of Mongolia: Meetings with Remarkable Healers by Kevin Turner

By Kevin Turner

half travelogue, half experiential non secular memoir, Kevin Turner takes us to go to with actual shamans within the steppes and concrete facilities of modern day Mongolia. alongside the best way, the writer, a training shaman himself, tells of spontaneous clinical diagnoses, all-night shamanic ceremonies, and magnificent healings, all welling from a wealthy tradition during which divination, soul-retrieval, and spirit depossession are part of daily life.
Shamanism, defined within the Nineteen Fifties via Mircea Eliade as "archaic innovations of ecstasy," is alive and good in Mongolia as a method of having access to "nonordinary realities" and the spirit international. After centuries of suppression by way of Buddhist after which Communist political powers, it really is exploding in reputation in Mongolia. Turner provides compelling bills of healings and rituals he witnesses between Darkhad, Buryat, and Khalkh shamans, and is going directly to offer us along with his insights right into a common shamanism, rules that lie on the center of shamanic traditions around the globe. This excellent, inspiring ebook will attract shamans and shamanic therapists, scholars of Mongolian tradition and comparative faith, and lovers of off-grid shuttle memoirs.

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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Paris Light by Moira McCarthy

By Moira McCarthy

A Dream of Discovery, a urban in Transition.

In the spring of 2008, an Australian girl arrives in Paris to fulfil a dream of discovery and to immerse herself in French background and tradition. Hoping to seize memorable photographic photos, the author reports even more as she documents her impressions of a society confronting major demanding situations. it's the 40th anniversary of might 1968, the progressive upheaval of scholars and staff, and France is coming to phrases with its earlier because it defines its destiny path. For Moira McCarthy, this can be a infrequent chance to nurture her creativity amidst a Paris which by no means ceases to impress or encourage. After seven unforgettable weeks, her go back comprises an idyllic journey into the Cotswolds and time to discover her family's previous in eire and Wales. Her winning images finally lures her to manhattan in October, surrounded via the drama of the worldwide monetary drawback and the hopes engendered by way of the imminent presidential election. Written with heat and intimacy, it is a standpoint on Paris past the impressive grandeur of its structure by way of a author who's "able to discover the sweetness in nearly anything."

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Auf dem Wege III: Südfrankreich, Italien und Griechenland by Johannes Rath,Elke Jordy,Irene Kappel

By Johannes Rath,Elke Jordy,Irene Kappel

In Teil III geht es um Südeuropa. Reisen nach Südfrankreich, nach Italien von Mailand bis Palermo spiegeln sich in den Aufzeichnungen. Von den südlichen Landschaften, den Städten mit ihren Kunstsammlungen, den Zeugnissen antiker Kultur und ihrer Götterwelt (z.B. Tarquinia, Pompeji und Paestum mit Zeichnungen und kleinen Aquarellen, Selinunt auf Sizilien) wird berichtet. Einen weiteren Höhepunkt bildet eine Griechenlandreise mit zahlreichen Skizzen und Graphiken von Athen, Kap Sunion, Mykonos und Delos.

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