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Roughing It

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


Roughing It is semi-autobiographical travel literature written by American humorist Mark Twain. It was authored during 1870–71 and published…

Sailing Alone Around The World

Read by Alan Chant


Joshua Slocum


Joshua Slocum was the first man to sail around the world alone in a small boat. He personally rebuilt an 11.2 metre sloop-rigged fishing boa…

The Last of the Plainsmen

Read by John W. Michaels


Zane Grey


Travel along as Mike Vendetti aka miketheauctioneer narrates an outstanding true account of a trip made in 1909 by Zane Grey and a plainsman…

A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

Read by Laura Caldwell


Isabella L. Bird


Isabella Bird began travelling while in her early twenties to help alleviate illness that had plagued her since childhood. She was a single …

Travels in Alaska

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John Muir


In 1879 John Muir went to Alaska for the first time. Its stupendous living glaciers aroused his unbounded interest, for they enabled him to …

By Ox Team to California - A Narrative of Crossing the Plains in 1860

Read by Sue Anderson


Lavinia Honeyman Porter


Imagine a young, twenty-something woman in 1860, reared “in the indolent life of the ordinary Southern girl” (which means she has never lear…

The Voyage of the Beagle

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Charles Darwin


The book, also known as Darwin's Journal of Researches, is a vivid and exciting travel memoir as well as a detailed scientific field journal…

Germania

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Publius Cornelius Tacitus


The Germania (Latin: De Origine et situ Germanorum, literally The Origin and Situation of the Germans), written by Gaius Cornelius Tacitus a…

What I Saw in America

Read by Ray Clare


G. K. Chesterton


“Let me begin my American impressions with two impressions I had before I went to America. One was an incident and the other an idea; and wh…

Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


Following the Equator (American English title) or More Tramps Abroad (English title) is a non-fiction travelogue published by American autho…

Japanese Girls and Women

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Alice Bacon


A clear and delightful peek into the world of Japanese girls and women of the late 1800s: their childhood, education, marriage and intimate …

The Yosemite

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John Muir


John Muir's adventure guide for the Yosemite Valley.

The History of London

Read by Ruth Golding


Walter Besant


Walter Besant was a novelist and historian, and his topographical and historical writings, ranging from prehistoric times to the nineteenth …

Beasts, Men and Gods

Read by Mark F. Smith


Ferdinand Ossendowski


“Beasts, Men and Gods” is an account of an epic journey, filled with perils and narrow escapes, in the mold of “The Lord of the Rings.” The…

Two Years Before the Mast

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Richard Henry Dana, Jr.


While there are many books upon the subject of sea life, there are few that can compare with Two Years Before the Mast. It is the story of a…

おくのほそ道 (Oku no Hosomichi)

Read by kaseumin


Matsuo Bashō


Oku no Hosomichi (meaning Narrow Road to Oku [the Deep North]) is a major work by Matsuo Bashō. Oku no Hosomichi was written based on a jou…

The Oregon Trail

Read by R. S. Steinberg


Francis Parkman, Jr.


The book is a breezy, first-person account of a 2 month summer tour of the U.S. states of Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, and Kansas when Parkm…

A Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf

Read by MaryAnn


John Muir


Muir was a preservationist and naturalist. His activism helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and other wilderness…

The New Jerusalem

Read by Ray Clare


G. K. Chesterton


The opinions expressed are not necessarily those of anyone involved in the production of this book, and are not the views of LibriVox. Dale …

The Art of Travel

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Sir Francis Galton


The Art of Travel is a handbook of practical advice for the adventure seeking Victorian. We hear how to organize all steps of a voyage, from…

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