e-books in Asia Travel category
by Luther Hughes - Smashwords , 2016
A man takes his two daughters to one of the world's great cities. Along the way they meet some fascinating characters, and explore the complex relationship between imaginary time, existentialism, Islam, Christianity, and the East and West.
by Mark Nelson - Smashwords , 2016
This collection of short essays provides information about the Philippines from a variety of angles, with no chirpy promises about how you'll travel around the islands for free, and no sugar-coated advice followed by lots of exclamation points.
by Gail leach - Smashwords , 2016
The essential guide for the independent traveller planning a tour of Sri Lanka. The guide includes top attractions, heritage sites, beach resorts and travel advice on how to tour Sri Lanka. It includes insider travel tips to avoid the tourist scams.
by L.A. Waddell - A. Constable & Co. , 1899
During the past fourteen years I have traversed portions of this region nearly every year, sketching, shooting, collecting, and especially exploring the customs of the people on the frontiers of Tibet, and of Nepal - the land of the warlike Goorkhas.
by Nicholas Roerich - Nicholas Roerich Museum , 2013
Nicholas Roerich kept a diary of his travels by yak and camel through a remote region still largely unknown today. He chronicles his expedition through Sinkiang, Altai-Mongolia and Tibet from 1924 to 1928 in twelve exciting chapters.
by Archibald Little - Hutchinson & Co. , 1899
The Chinese Empire is rather larger than Europe. Being on the eastern side of a great continent, it has the same extremes of climate as are to be found in the United States. Fruits, flowers, and crops vary in like manner ...
by Robert C. Huckins - Smashwords , 2013
China remains one of the most misunderstood and enchanting nations in the world along with being the most highly populated. Two Flags in China details a cultural exchange trip taken by a small group of New Hampshire high school students...
- TibetTour.org , 2013
If you are a totally fresh traveler to Tibet, do not worry. The Tibet Travel Guide will tell you how to design your tour to Tibet, what to prepare for your trip, how to make a wonderful trip at the top of the world, and much more...
by Percival Lowell - The Macmillan Company , 1911
The most popular of Lowell's books on the Orient, The Soul of the Far East, (1888) contains an early synthesis of some of his ideas, that in essence, postulated that human progress is a function of the qualities of individuality and imagination.
by Marco Polo - J.M. Dent , 1929
One of the greatest books of all time -- a vast treasury of invaluable observations on the peoples and geography of the Near East and Asia in the 13th century. Detailed descriptions of cities, customs, laws, crops, animals, political systems, etc.
by J. F. Scheltema - The Macmillan Company , 1912
Java's ancient monuments are eloquent evidence of that innate consciousness of something beyond earthly existence which moves men to propitiate the principle of life by sacrifice in temples as gloriously divine as mortal hand can raise...
by Stefan Russel - Project Gutenberg , 2012
This is a guide on diving Bali with descriptions of and guides to Bali's most popular dive sites. Diving in Bali is diverse, so no matter your skill level or your interest you are certain to find a dive site in Bali that suits you.
by Stig Albeck - Bookboon , 2012
Known for its food and beautiful nature, Thailand is the perfect location to find relaxation. But Thailand has much more to offer. This guide for Thailand provides you with information for visiting Bangkok but also for a tour around the country.
- Wikitravel , 2014
Visit this tourist hotspot which is the political, social and economic centre of Thailand. This free travel guide provides you with information about the main sights and attractions of Bangkok. Be lead around the city by the suggested tours.
by Richard F. Burton - C. Kegan Paul & Co. , 1879
Richard F. Burton was an English explorer, translator, writer, orientalist, poet, fencer and diplomat. He was known for his travels and explorations within Asia and Africa as well as his extraordinary knowledge of languages and cultures.
- Wikitravel , 2014
In this guide you will find all the information you need to make your visit to Shanghai memorable. The day tours lead you along sights such as the old town district or the skyscrapers of the city. Go on a journey of discovery in Shanghai yourself.
- Singapore Tourism Board , 2014
Scratched beneath the surface, this high achiever clearly wants to be the best and first at everything: home to some of the world's swankiest hotels; host of the world's first F1 night race; home to the world's biggest observation wheel.
- Hong Kong Tourism Board , 2014
Hong Kong offers you the opportunity to experience a vibrant culture featuring a unique fusion where 'east-meets-west'. Instilled with an exciting duality of a modern city's vitality enhanced by a traditional society's historical richness and colour.
by Stig Albeck - BookBoon , 2008
Plan your visit of the capital of China, the 'central kingdom', with this free travel guide. Did you always want to walk in the footsteps of the great Chinese emperors? Then a visit to the Forbidden City is mandatory on your schedule.
by William Eleroy Curtis - Fleming H. Revell Co. , 1905
A series of letters written during the winter of 1903-04: The Eye of India; The City of Bombay; Servants, Hotels, and Cave Temples; The Empire of India; Two Hindu Weddings; The Religions of India; How India Is Governed; The Railways of India; etc.
by Thomas Gaskell Allen, William Lewis Sachtleben - The Century Co. , 1894
Two Washington University graduates sail to Liverpool and begin a 15,000-mile bicycle journey to Peking. The account begins in Asia Minor as the students cycle on through Persia and Turkestan, with detours to Merv, Bokhara, and Samarkand.
by Jim Corbett - Oxford University Press , 1944
Jim Corbett killed a leopard at the age of nine and achieved a legendary reputation as a hunter. Here is the best of his books, which offers fascinating tales of pursuing tigers in the Indian Himalayas during the beginning of 20th century.
by Charles Montagu Doughty - Adamant Media Corporation , 2000
From the contents: Ibn Rashid's town, life in Hayil, depart from Hayil - journey to Kheybar, the apostle's country, the Kheyabar, the Medina life at Kheybar, deliverance from Kheybar, desert journey to Hayil, the Shammar and Haeb deserts, etc.
by F. Dass - South Asia Books , 1988
Easy to read book on the subject of the Andaman islands and their strange aboriginal inhabitants. The author naively and cheerfully lists his facts and graphic descriptions, adds a few personal observations and then goes on to the next topic.