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Travel & Adventure

Top 100
    • Cry of the Kalahari

    • By: Mark Owens, Delia Owens
    • Narrated by: Donna Postel, Sean Runnette
    • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 23

    This is the story of the Owens' travel and life in the Kalahari Desert. Here they met and studied unique animals and were confronted with danger from drought, fire, storms, and the animals they loved....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic Book & Very Highly Recommended

    • By Tropical Gal on 05-12-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Natural Born Heroes

    • How a Daring Band of Misfits Mastered the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance
    • By: Christopher McDougall
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith
    • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,902
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,689
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,693

    After running an ultramarathon through the Copper Canyons of Mexico, Christopher McDougall finds his next great adventure on the razor-sharp mountains of Crete....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A solid follow-up

    • By tony liebetrau on 06-14-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Deep Survival

    • True Stories of Miraculous Endurance and Sudden Death
    • By: Laurence Gonzales
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,614
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,165
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,165

    This audiobook will change the way we understand ourselves and the great outdoors....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating 1st Half, Cynical 2nd Half.

    • By Alex Curtis on 07-05-14

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Pilgrimage

    • By: Paulo Coelho
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 973
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 820
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 822

    Step inside this captivating account of Paulo Coehlo's pilgrimage along the road to Santiago. This fascinating parable explores the need to find one's own path....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent, Favorite Coelho Book So Far!

    • By Idaho Trojan on 01-14-15

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Horizon

    • By: Barry Lopez
    • Narrated by: James Naughton
    • Length: 22 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    From the National Book Award-winning author of the now-classic Arctic Dreams, a vivid, poetic, capacious work that recollects the travels around the world and the encounters - human, animal, and natural - that have shaped an extraordinary life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant Wise and Thought Provoking

    • By findley on 05-04-19

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Into Africa

    • The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone
    • By: Martin Dugard
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,626
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,159
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,153

    "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting

    • By Gene on 04-01-04
    • The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone
    • By: Martin Dugard
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Release date: 12-11-03
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,626 ratings

    Regular price: $27.95

    • Under the Tuscan Sun

    • By: Frances Mayes
    • Narrated by: Frances Mayes
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 264
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 184
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 179

    Frances Mayes - widely published poet, gourmet cook, and travel writer - opens the door to a wondrous new world...

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Under the Tuscan Sun

    • By Alicia on 09-19-03

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Eiger Dreams

    • Ventures Among Men and Mountains
    • By: Jon Krakauer
    • Narrated by: Philip Franklin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 262
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233

    This is a stirring, vivid book about one of the most compelling and dangerous of all human pursuits....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jon Krakauer fan

    • By Justin J DeMutiis on 04-14-18

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Bill Bryson Collector's Edition

    • Notes from a Small Island, Neither Here Nor There, and I'm a Stranger Here Myself
    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Bill Bryson
    • Length: 17 hrs and 11 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,769
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,347
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,333

    In the first of three essays included in this audiobook, Bill Bryson decides to move back to the United States, after nearly two decades in Britain. But not before taking one last trip....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So good I hated for it to end

    • By J. Dominy on 08-08-12

    Regular price: $39.93

    • Pirate Hunters

    • Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship
    • By: Robert Kurson
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,522
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,245
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,241

    A thrilling new adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of the New York Times best seller Shadow Divers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pure Gold

    • By Mel on 06-24-15
    • Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship
    • By: Robert Kurson
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 06-16-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,522 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • 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 Shanghai Free Taxi

    • Journeys with the Hustlers and Rebels of the New China
    • By: Frank Langfitt
    • Narrated by: Frank Langfitt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    In this adventurous, original book, NPR correspondent Frank Langfitt describes how he created a free taxi service - offering rides in exchange for illuminating conversation - to go beyond the headlines and get to know a wide range of colorful, compelling characters....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Informative & Fascinating

    • By Michael Wilson on 06-23-19

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Blue Highways

    • A Journey into America
    • By: William Least Heat-Moon
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 17 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 594
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 551
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 552

    Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A new Mark Twain... this is a great book

    • By Mr. on 01-25-13

    Regular price: $28.50

    • In the Kingdom of Ice

    • The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
    • By: Hampton Sides
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 17 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,514
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,302
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,301

    New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Took a long time to develop

    • By Brandon on 02-20-15

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Assassination Vacation

    • By: Sarah Vowell
    • Narrated by: Conan O'Brien, Stephen King, Dave Eggers, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,247
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,634
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,622

    Sarah Vowell exposes the glorious conundrums of American history and culture with wit, probity, and an irreverent sense of humor....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • extremely entertaining and informative

    • By Rachel on 08-17-05

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Desert and the Sea

    • 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast
    • By: Michael Scott Moore
    • Narrated by: Corey Snow
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 502
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 454
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 450

    Michael Scott Moore incorporates personal narrative and rigorous investigative journalism in this revelatory memoir of his three-year captivity by Somali pirates - a riveting, thoughtful exploration of foreign policy, religious extremism, and the costs of survival....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow!

    • By Jonathan on 08-04-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Sailing Alone Around the World

    • By: Joshua Slocum
    • Narrated by: Bernard Mayes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 395
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 366
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 365

    Challenged by an expert who said it couldn’t be done, Joshua Slocum, a fearless New England sea captain, set out in April 1895 to prove that a man could sail alone around the world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome

    • By Anniebligh on 04-21-13

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Peter Mayle's Provence: Including 'A Year in Provence' and 'Toujours Provence'

    • By: Peter Mayle
    • Narrated by: Peter Mayle, Patrick Macnee
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 317
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 293
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292

    Funny, touching, endearing - Peter Mayle's Provence proves the adage that while you may not be able to escape from it all, you sure can have fun trying....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Relaxing and light hearted read

    • By Anne on 06-29-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Curse of Oak Island

    • The Story of the World's Longest Treasure Hunt
    • By: Randall Sullivan
    • Narrated by: Braden Wright
    • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 226
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211

    The Curse of Oak Island is a fascinating account of the strange, rich history of the island and the intrepid treasure hunters who have driven themselves to financial ruin, psychotic breakdowns, and even death in pursuit of answers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Captivating, entertaining, and informative.

    • By tjcrewsbooks on 03-24-19

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Whatever You Do, Don't Run

    • True Tales of a Botswana Safari Guide
    • By: Peter Allison
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 968
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 875
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 868

    Whatever You Do, Don't Run is a hilarious collection of true tales from top ­safari guide Peter Allison....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Drivers May Laugh Too Hard to Drive!

    • By D. in Dallas on 09-21-12

    Regular price: $24.49

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