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Travel & Adventure

Top 100
    • One Man's Wilderness

    • An Alaskan Odyssey
    • By: Sam Keith, Richard Proenneke
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 757
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 677
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 681

    To live in a pristine land unchanged by man... to roam a wilderness through which few other humans have passed....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Alaskan Read!

    • By Pamela M. on 10-10-14

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Climb

    • By: Anatoli Boukreev, G. Weston DeWalt
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 474
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 324
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 325

    The Climb is a true, gripping, and thought-provoking account of the worst disaster in the history of Mt. Everest: On May 10, 1996, two commercial expeditions headed by experienced leaders...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must read to understand 1996 Everest disaster.

    • By Sona Vavrouskova on 03-16-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Istanbul

    • Memories and the City
    • By: Orhan Pamuk
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 115
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 118

    A shimmering evocation, by turns intimate and panoramic, of one of the world’s great cities, by its foremost writer....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible pronunciation

    • By K. Jaynes on 02-25-18
    • Memories and the City
    • By: Orhan Pamuk
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Release date: 04-09-13
    • 4 out of 5 stars 133 ratings

    Regular price: $33.95

    • A Voyage for Madmen

    • By: Peter Nichols
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 117
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116

    In 1968, nine sailors set off on the most daring race ever held: to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe nonstop. It was a feat that had never been accomplished....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best, most disturbing, and insightful.

    • By D. Wetzel on 08-30-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • I'm a Stranger Here Myself

    • Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away
    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: William Roberts
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 170
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 155

    After living in Britain for two decades, Bill Bryson recently moved back to the United States with his English wife and four children....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • How strange! Not as recently written as described.

    • By Lynn on 10-12-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Dear Bob and Sue, Season 2

    • By: Matt Smith, Karen Smith
    • Narrated by: David Colacci, Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 28

    In their second audiobook of the series, follow Matt and Karen as they work their way around the Western US discovering some of our most beautiful public lands, hidden gems, and revisiting a few of their favorite national parks....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wonderful adventures

    • By Vincent Sinatra on 07-13-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Lost Continent

    • Travels In Small Town America
    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: William Roberts
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 534
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 435
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 435

    Hardly anyone ever leaves Des Moines, Iowa. But Bill Bryson did....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • There are better Bill Bryson audiobooks

    • By Rachel on 08-10-14

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Just Passin' Thru

    • A Vintage Store, the Appalachian Trail, and a Cast of Unforgettable Characters
    • By: Winton Porter
    • Narrated by: Jones Allen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 756
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 704
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 705

    In a store on the Appalachian Trail called Mountain Crossings, the characters who show up are no fictional creations. They are the real-life stars of the author’s new life....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Well Worth it!

    • By Pamela M. on 11-13-14
    • A Vintage Store, the Appalachian Trail, and a Cast of Unforgettable Characters
    • By: Winton Porter
    • Narrated by: Jones Allen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Release date: 12-31-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 756 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Shipwreck Hunter

    • A Lifetime of Extraordinary Discoveries on the Ocean Floor
    • By: David L. Mearns
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    The Shipwreck Hunter chronicles David L. Mearns' most intriguing finds. It describes the extraordinary techniques used, the detailed research, and the courage required to find a wreck thousands of feet beneath the sea, plus the moving human stories that lie behind these tragedies....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delivered More Than I Expected!

    • By Jason V. Kilmer on 08-07-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Dark Summit

    • The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season
    • By: Nick Heil
    • Narrated by: David Drummond
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 636
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 452
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 447

    In early May 2006, a young British climber named David Sharp lay dying near the top of Mount Everest while forty other climbers walked past him on their way to the summit....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good summary of the 2006 season

    • By Don Lance on 05-30-09
    • The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season
    • By: Nick Heil
    • Narrated by: David Drummond
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 08-20-08
    • 4 out of 5 stars 636 ratings

    Regular price: $22.04

    • Bitácora de supervivencia para viajar como un mochilero [Logbook Survival to Travel as a Backpacker]

    • La guía perfecta para el buen vagabundo [The Perfect Guide for the Good Vagabond]
    • By: Ixpanea
    • Narrated by: Ixpanea, Chumel Torres, Sandy Coben, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Si aún no te animas a convertirte en un viajero vagabundo, no te preocupes: ese miedo es sólo el espíritu del aventurero que vive en ti# Y tu tía Ixpanea te ayudará a transformarlo en deseo. Sólo hay un requisito....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Trasladado en cada historia desde Panamá

    • By Luis Saavedra on 07-08-19

    Regular price: $9.44

    • I'll Push You

    • A Journey of 500 Miles, Two Best Friends, and One Wheelchair
    • By: Patrick Gray, Justin Skeesuck
    • Narrated by: Patrick Gray, Justin Skeesuck
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 200

    Meet Justin and Patrick. Born in the same hospital two days apart, they grew up together, faced life shoulder to shoulder, and were best man in each other's weddings....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Life changing

    • By jan gustafson on 10-26-17

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Pacific

    • Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers
    • By: Simon Winchester
    • Narrated by: Simon Winchester
    • Length: 14 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 568
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 522
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 518

    Best-selling author Simon Winchester offers an enthralling biography of the Pacific Ocean and its role in the modern world, exploring our relationship with this imposing force of nature....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Ponderous hard to keep attention

    • By Mark on 01-01-16
    • Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers
    • By: Simon Winchester
    • Narrated by: Simon Winchester
    • Length: 14 hrs and 2 mins
    • Release date: 10-27-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 568 ratings

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Seven at Sea

    • Why a New York City Family Cast Off Convention for a Life-Changing Year on a Sailboat
    • By: Erik Orton, Emily Orton
    • Narrated by: George Newbern, Erica Sullivan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Erik and Emily skillfully reveal that it is possible to live big on a shoestring budget while giving their family an astonishing education in adventure, creativity, purpose, and grit....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More!

    • By escapewheel on 06-10-19

    Regular price: $18.16

    • See You in the Piazza

    • New Places to Discover in Italy
    • By: Frances Mayes
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Frances Mayes
    • Length: 14 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Best-selling and beloved author Frances Mayes discovers the hidden pleasures of Italy in a sumptuous travel narrative that crisscrosses the country, with inventive new recipes celebrating Italian cuisine....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bravo Cassandra Campbell

    • By John Genzale on 05-20-19

    Regular price: $31.50

    • I Hike

    • By: Lawton Grinter
    • Narrated by: Lawton Grinter
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 437
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 390
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 392

    Lawton Grinter's compelling collection of short stories that have been over ten years and 10,000 trail miles in the making....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best hiking book I've read yet

    • By Blobsquatch on 07-04-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Buried in the Sky

    • The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2's Deadliest Day
    • By: Amanda Padoan, Peter Zuckerman
    • Narrated by: David Doersch
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 564
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 496
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 492

    When Edmund Hillary first conquered Mt. Everest, Sherpa Tenzing Norgay was at his side....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Storytelling/ Story

    • By SAM on 09-09-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Germania

    • In Wayward Pursuit of the Germans and Their History
    • By: Simon Winder
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 18 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    Propelled by a wish to reclaim the varied German civilization that the Nazis ruined, and that many have worked to rebuild, Germania was recorded to enlighten us on serious topics, curiosities, and on the limits of language, the meaning of culture, and the pleasure of townscape.... 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Anecdotal approach to Germany's History

    • By MATTHIAS KLAER on 09-26-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Log from the Sea of Cortez

    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231

    The Log from the Sea of Cortez is the exciting day-by-day account of Steinbeck's trip to the Gulf of California with biologist Ed Ricketts....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful Book

    • By Stuart on 10-07-17

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Comfort Me with Apples

    • More Adventures at the Table
    • By: Ruth Reichl
    • Narrated by: Ruth Reichl
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    In this delightful sequel to her best seller Tender at the Bone, the beloved food writer Ruth Reichl returns with more tales of love, life, humor, and marvelous meals...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Could not have been better

    • By Shannon Eagle on 06-07-16

    Regular price: $19.93

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