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  • A 1960s Global Odyssey

    Around the World in 80 Months by

    During the turbulent 1960s, when much of the Western world was undergoing social upheaval and unrest, and years before computers, smartphones and the proliferation of modern-day guidebooks, two young men set off from their native England to work ...


  • Following the Telegraph Trail

    A Trek of a Lifetime by

    Following the Telegraph Trail is a true story of an outdoor Canadian adventure. In the 1950s, a man in his prime, who was seeing his family responsibilities pile up, created an opportunity to act on a boyhood dream - to trek with simple equipment in ...


  • No Place to Pee

    An Alaskan Woman's Tenure on the Klondike and the Pipeline by

    No Place to Pee is an intimate collection from a woman who spent 5,000 hours in a male-dominated industry. Margaret H. Piggott, a retired physical therapist worked as a laborer in Alaska on the Klondike Highway and Alaskan Pipeline from 1975 to ...


  • A Journey back to Europe

    Crossing the Atlantic By Freighter and Exploring Europe in 1960 by

    In 1960, Otto Schmalz and his wife, Gertrud, decided to take a four-month vacation to their native Europe, where they would tour parts of West Germany, Switzerland, Holland, and Italy, visiting family and friends, and seeing as much of the continent ...


  • Rattlesnakes, Airplanes and Gold

    One family's wilderness journey in search of adventure and fortune by

    This book begins with the story of how one American family found their own way into being part of the national pre-occupation with Soviet aggression during the 1950s. They acquired their own bomb-shelter in the form of a 1500-foot long underground ...


  • Canoe for Change

    A Journey Across Canada by

    Imagine taking on the challenge of a cross-Canada canoe adventure: to live outdoors for months at a time, to embark on your destination knowing you have 8,515 kilometres ahead of you to paddle. Canoe for Change is the story of husband-and-wife ...


  • Beyond Brochures

    A Guide for Travellers, their Advisors and Tales from the Road by

    In Beyond Brochures, travellers will glean the wisdom of someone who has enjoyed decades of helping people plan and enjoy their travel. This treasure trove of notes and personal observations about how to plan travel will start the novice traveller ...


  • For The Love of Nature

    by

    For the Love of Nature is an intimate collection of essays written by a man whose love of nature dates back to his earliest days. These travel stories span a range of global ecosystems, with an emphasis on Alaska, a site of great delight for the ...


  • Rebel in Coveralls

    A Collection of Short Stories by

    Rebel in Coveralls is a blockbuster memoir that recounts the life of an adventurist. In a collection of derring-do short stories, follow along vicariously through the author’s real life adventures, and death defying experiences. Levi Nathom is a ...


  • Taking Chances

    On a New Life in Canada by

    In 1955, Otto Schmalz had been a single German immigrant in Canada for four years. It was time for him to go back to Europe and find a wife. In this, Schmalz’s fourth book of memoir, he takes us on an adventure that takes us from his return to ...