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Travel & Adventure

Top 100
    • Walking to Listen

    • 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time
    • By: Andrew Forsthoefel
    • Narrated by: Andrew Forsthoefel
    • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 71

    At 23, Andrew Forsthoefel headed out the door of his home in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, with a backpack, an audio recorder, two books, and a sign that read "Walking to Listen". He had just graduated from Middlebury College and was ready to begin his adult life, but he didn't know how....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • walking to criticize

    • By Timothy Majors on 09-25-18

    Regular price: $31.49

    • A Step Away from Paradise

    • The True Story of a Tibetan Lama's Journey to a Land of Immortality
    • By: Thomas K. Shor
    • Narrated by: Philip Battley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    It was the early 1960s. The place, a far-off corner of the Himalayas long fabled in Tibetan tradition to be hiding a valley of immortality among its peaks and glaciers - a real-life Shangri-La. They waited generations for the prophesied lama to come, the one with the secret knowledge....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful book, Great Narration, Magic!

    • By Brenda on 07-01-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Beyond the Mountain

    • By: Steve House, Reinhold Messner - foreword
    • Narrated by: Steve House
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171

    Steve House built his reputation on ascents throughout the Alps, Canada, Alaska, the Karakoram, and the Himalaya that have expanded possibilities of style, speed, and difficulty....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not all authors are voice actors-

    • By helen on 01-24-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Northland

    • A 4,000-Mile Journey Along America's Forgotten Border
    • By: Porter Fox
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    America's northern border is the world's longest international boundary, yet it remains obscure even to Americans. Travel writer Porter Fox spent two years exploring its length by canoe, freighter, and car - and in Northland, he delivers the little-known history of the region....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen - great narrator

    • By Jonathan on 01-10-19
    • A 4,000-Mile Journey Along America's Forgotten Border
    • By: Porter Fox
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Release date: 07-31-18
    • 4 out of 5 stars 43 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Tip of the Iceberg

    • My 3,000-Mile Journey Around Wild Alaska, the Last Great American Frontier
    • By: Mark Adams
    • Narrated by: Mark Adams
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 62

    From the acclaimed, best-selling author of Turn Right at Machu Picchu, a fascinating and funny journey into Alaska, America's last frontier, retracing the historic 1899 Harriman Expedition....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very engaging

    • By rachel cartwright on 05-30-18
    • My 3,000-Mile Journey Around Wild Alaska, the Last Great American Frontier
    • By: Mark Adams
    • Narrated by: Mark Adams
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 05-15-18
    • 4 out of 5 stars 68 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Worst Journey in the World

    • By: Apsley Cherry-Garrard
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 20 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 441
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 298
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 297

    This gripping story of courage and achievement is the account of Robert Falcon Scott's last fateful expedition to the Antarctic, as told by surviving expedition member Apsley Cherry-Garrard....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • worst journey in the world

    • By ellen on 01-11-09

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Iberia

    • By: James A. Michener
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
    • Length: 37 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 135
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 135

    Iberia is Michener's enduring nonfiction tribute to his cherished second home....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Michener's Masterpiece

    • By ahusmc on 09-14-17

    Regular price: $48.95

    • A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again

    • Essays and Arguments
    • By: David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: Paul Garcia
    • Length: 17 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 589
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 511
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 509

    David Foster Wallace brings to nonfiction the same curiosity, hilarity, and exhilarating verbal facility that has delighted readers of his fiction, including the best-selling Infinite Jest....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful book, terrible narration!

    • By Karen on 08-20-13

    Regular price: $22.80

    • At the Mercy of the Sea

    • The True Story of Three Sailors in a Caribbean Hurricane
    • By: John Kretschmer
    • Narrated by: Patrick Conn
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 139
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 126

    "The tale of Carl Wake and the hurricane that was waiting for him goes straight to the heart of the greatest sea stories: they are not about man against the sea, but man against himself...."

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Three separate stories told at the same time

    • By Shopready on 05-17-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Impossible Owls

    • Essays
    • By: Brian Phillips
    • Narrated by: Steve Menasche
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    In his highly anticipated debut essay collection, Impossible Owls, Brian Phillips demonstrates why he's one of the most iconoclastic journalists of the digital age, beloved for his ambitious, off-kilter, meticulously reported essays....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best Book of 2018

    • By Kara Polito on 11-09-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Basin and Range

    • Annals of the Former World, Book 1
    • By: John McPhee
    • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 375
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213

    To geologists, rocks are beautiful, roadcuts are windowpanes, and the earth is alive, a work in progress....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Classic, finally all FIVE parts now available

    • By Ronald E. Bowers on 05-15-14

    Regular price: $23.07

    • A Splendid Savage

    • The Restless Life of Frederick Russell Burnham
    • By: Steve Kemper
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    Frederick Russell Burnham's adventures encompassed Apache wars and range feuds, booms and busts in mining camps around the globe, and explorations in remote regions....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent historical-adventure biography

    • By Brandon on 04-18-17

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales

    • By: Patrick N. Allitt, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Patrick N. Allitt
    • Length: 17 hrs and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    Taught by acclaimed Professor Patrick Allitt, a British-born scholar who teaches at Emory University, these 36 splendid lectures give you an insider’s take on traveling through Great Britain....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Allitt is the best

    • By Chris B on 03-08-19

    Regular price: $41.95

    • The Surgeon's Mate

    • Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 7
    • By: Patrick O'Brian
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,254
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 970
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 959

    Jack Aubrey, Post Captain in the British Royal Navy, is suffused with happiness....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great series

    • By Dan Wynkoop on 07-04-17

    Regular price: $34.97

    • Thank You for Coming to Hattiesburg

    • One Comedian's Tour of Not-Quite-the-Biggest Cities in the World
    • By: Todd Barry
    • Narrated by: Todd Barry
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239

    Hello. It's Todd Barry. Yes, the massively famous comedian. I have billons of fans all over the world, so I do my fair share of touring....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Todd's Delivery and Dry Wit Make This Great

    • By Jen Si on 03-21-17

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Dear Bob and Sue

    • By: Matt Smith, Karen Smith
    • Narrated by: David Colacci, Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    Dear Bob and Sue is the story of our (Matt and Karen Smith's) journey to all 59 US National Parks. We wrote the book as a series of emails to our friends....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Dear Matt and Karen, just stop

    • By Di B on 09-18-18

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Lone Rider

    • The First British Woman to Motorcycle Around the World
    • By: Elspeth Beard
    • Narrated by: Wendy Wolfson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    In 1982, at the age of just 23 and halfway through her architecture studies, Elspeth Beard left her family and friends in London and set off on a 35,000-mile solo adventure around the world on her 1974 BMW R60/6....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Alex Reponen on 06-17-19
    • The First British Woman to Motorcycle Around the World
    • By: Elspeth Beard
    • Narrated by: Wendy Wolfson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Release date: 02-21-19
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 63 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Wild Trees

    • A Story of Passion and Daring
    • By: Richard Preston
    • Narrated by: Richard Preston
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 262
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184

    Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained: the coast redwood trees, Sequoia sempervirens....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By Cris on 10-27-07

    Regular price: $21.27

    • River Town

    • Two Years on the Yangtze
    • By: Peter Hessler
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 14 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 377
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 288

    In the heart of China's Sichuan province, amid the terraced hills of the Yangtze River valley, lies the remote town of Fuling....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Peter Berkrot Again?

    • By Abstraction on 07-10-11

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Yellowstone Bigfoot Campfire Stories

    • By: Rusty Wilson
    • Narrated by: Richard Henzel
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Ever thought about visiting Yellowstone, the world’s first national park? Be sure to listen to these stories before you go, especially if you want to see the hidden side of the park....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bigfoot Adventures in Yellowstone

    • By Admiralu on 06-16-19

    Regular price: $19.95

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