Travelers & Explorers
epub |eng | | Author:Michael Collins

All that from the cockpit of a Spitfire. What could he have said after one orbit? I cry that he was killed. * * * Day 4 begins with the ...
( Category: Astronautics & Space Flight April 18,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Mark Woods

H.A.R.P. Historic Aircraft Restoration Project On Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, from nine to three, the hangar was open to the public. Several people had told me I needed to make ...
( Category: Travelers & Explorers April 9,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-08 | Author:Dena Moes

CHAPTER 12 COQRG REGION, KARNATAKA It usually happened like this. After weeks or months of harmonious married life, something triggered a conflict between Adam and me, which spiraled into a ...
( Category: Travelers & Explorers April 9,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Rick Bailey

Before the auction I grabbed a few tools I wanted. In particular I looked for screwdrivers, the old ones with wood handles, with dirt and sweat massaged into the grain ...
( Category: Chinese April 9,2019 )
azw3 |eng | 2016-10-11 | Author:Lisa Anselmo

Thirteen Living in Exile I woke up in a strange bed, in a strange apartment. I rose, groggy, my feet moving me into the living room, slapping on the cold ...
( Category: Memoirs April 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 2015-03-22 | Author:Clayton C. Anderson [Anderson, Clayton C.]

Believe it or not, Russia’s version of winter survival training is easier. First of all, it’s only scheduled for two and a half days. Second, and perhaps most important, they ...
( Category: Astronautics & Space Flight April 1,2019 )
epub |eng | 2001-03-25 | Author:Shah, Tahir [Shah, Tahir]

sorcerer's apprentice reused. Nothing is ever thrown away after one use . . . nothing, that is, except for bharh, the minuscule bisque cups. Little bigger than thimbles, they fill ...
( Category: Travelers & Explorers March 29,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-25 | Author:Tod Benoit

Here he lies where he longed to be; Home is the sailor, home from the sea, And the hunter home from the hill. HUNTER S. THOMPSON JULY 18, 1937– FEBRUARY ...
( Category: Tourist Destinations & Museums March 29,2019 )
epub |eng | 1959-01-01 | Author:Martha Gellhorn [Gellhorn, Martha]

The Russians April 1945 One Russian guard stood at the pontoon bridge on our side of the Elbe. He was small and shaggy and bright-eyed. He waved to us to ...
( Category: Movements & Periods March 28,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-26 | Author:Antonio Gonzalez

VENTURA COUNTY COURTHOUSE In 1911 Ventura County, at the time known for its lima bean fields and lemon trees, needed a county courthouse. Since Ventura was rather remote, it’s not ...
( Category: Landmarks & Monuments March 27,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-02-12 | Author:Beppe Severgnini

Cleveland Rocks! Cleveland is an interesting city. It doesn’t enjoy the best reputation in the rest of the United States. One nickname that’s stuck is “the Mistake on the Lake,” ...
( Category: Memoirs March 25,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-03-01 | Author:Mark Twain [Twain, Mark]

CHAPTER XXXI WE NOW PREPARED for a considerable walk,—from Lucerne to Interlaken, over the Brünig Pass. But at the last moment the weather was so good that I changed my ...
( Category: Authors March 25,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-08-27 | Author:Sue Perkins

They carried on, ignoring me. There had obviously been some crossed wires in the translation. When they said ‘tree’ what they really meant was ‘canvas’. It became clear that my ...
( Category: Women March 24,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-03-03 | Author:Wilfred Thesiger

In a second, the rest were on their feet shouting back the words, as they stamped round in a circle. Falih ran out and came back with a rifle which ...
( Category: Women in History March 23,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-03-22 | Author:Alexander Maitland [Maitland, Alexander]

ATTENBOROUGH: Never had a headache? THESIGER: No, very rarely. ATTENBOROUGH: And no ‘belly palaver’? THESIGER: Well, the odd case of a loose stomach, but that’s all. Never anything more serious ...
( Category: Photojournalism March 23,2019 )