Travel & Geography

The Voyage of the Beagle

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Charles Darwin


The book, also known as Darwin's Journal of Researches, is a vivid and exciting travel memoir as well as a detailed scientific field journal…

Germania

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Publius Cornelius Tacitus


The Germania (Latin: De Origine et situ Germanorum, literally The Origin and Situation of the Germans), written by Gaius Cornelius Tacitus a…

What I Saw in America

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G. K. Chesterton


“Let me begin my American impressions with two impressions I had before I went to America. One was an incident and the other an idea; and wh…

Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World

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Mark Twain


Following the Equator (American English title) or More Tramps Abroad (English title) is a non-fiction travelogue published by American autho…

The History of London

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Walter Besant


Walter Besant was a novelist and historian, and his topographical and historical writings, ranging from prehistoric times to the nineteenth …

Japanese Girls and Women

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Alice Bacon


A clear and delightful peek into the world of Japanese girls and women of the late 1800s: their childhood, education, marriage and intimate …

The Yosemite

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John Muir


John Muir's adventure guide for the Yosemite Valley.

Beasts, Men and Gods

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Ferdinand Ossendowski


“Beasts, Men and Gods” is an account of an epic journey, filled with perils and narrow escapes, in the mold of “The Lord of the Rings.” T…

Two Years Before the Mast

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Richard Henry Dana, Jr.


While there are many books upon the subject of sea life, there are few that can compare with Two Years Before the Mast. It is the story of a…

The Oregon Trail

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Francis Parkman, Jr.


The book is a breezy, first-person account of a 2 month summer tour of the U.S. states of Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, and Kansas when Parkm…

A Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf

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John Muir


Muir was a preservationist and naturalist. His activism helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and other wilderness…

おくのほそ道 (Oku no Hosomichi)

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Matsuo Bashō


Oku no Hosomichi (meaning Narrow Road to Oku [the Deep North]) is a major work by Matsuo Bashō.Oku no Hosomichi was written based on a journ…

The New Jerusalem

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G. K. Chesterton


The opinions expressed are not necessarily those of anyone involved in the production of this book, and are not the views of LibriVox. Dale …

Woodcraft

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Nessmuk


George Washington Sears, who many know better by his pen name "Nessmuk", was an outdoor writer during the last half of the 19th ce…

The Art of Travel

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Sir Francis Galton


The Art of Travel is a handbook of practical advice for the adventure seeking Victorian. We hear how to organize all steps of a voyage, from…

Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

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Isabella L. Bird


Isabella Lucy Bird was a 19th century English traveller, writer, and natural historian. She was a sickly child, however, while she was trave…

The Book of Camping and Woodcraft: A Guidebook for Those Who Travel in the Wild…

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Horace Kephart


In the Introduction to Camping and Woodcraft, Horace Kephart wrote: “My one aim in writing this little book is to make it of practical servi…

Ein Sommer in London

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Theodor Fontane


Diese 35 kurzen Reiseberichte entstanden, als Theodor Fontane 1852 zum zweiten Mal nach London reiste. Die Stadt faszinierte ihn, und sowohl…

The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 01 No. 1

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National Geographic Society


National Geographic Magazine Volume 1 Number 1 published in 1889. Topics of articles are: Announcement by the National Geographic Society…

Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan, Vol. 1

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John Lloyd Stephens


The year is 1838. The scene is the dense Honduran forest along the Copán River. Two men, John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood…

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