Free travel Kindle books for 30 Aug 14

Broken Hill – Australia’s Outback Icon: An essay about travel in the Australian Outback (Australian Series Book 8)

by Brian Lawrenson

Broken Hill, a city steeped in Australian history and legend, is the ideal stopping off point for those that want to explore the Australia Outback. This is the story of a couples visit to Broken Hill and how they made a number of amazing discoveries about the city and its environment. They discovered the history of BHP, Australia’s largest mining company and learned about the role that Broken Hill played in the formation of the union movement in Australia. They visited the Flying Doctor Service and the School of the Air. They visited the galleries of a number of Australia’s most popular artists and learned why Outback art has become so popular. They met Jack Absalom, one of Australia’s most prolific landscape artists.

They visited the remote and beautiful Menindee Lakes and stayed on a station situated on the banks of the Darling River that once ran 100,000 sheep and 10,000 cattle. They learned that driving in the Outback has its challenges and why those folks that choose to tack the Outback need to well prepared and resourceful. They loved the Outback stories told around the campfire and we held spellbound by the nightly lightshow of a million stars. Come join the couple as they explore Broken Hill and its surroundings. Travelling in the Australian Outback is an amazing and much recommended experience.

The Travel Adventures of PJ Mouse: In Canada

by Gwyneth Jane Page

PJ Mouse, an adorable little stuffed animal, was lost and alone until Emily heard his cries for help. Now, along with his new family, PJ gets to travel the world – discovering exciting new places and people along the way. Come join PJ on his first adventure across Canada as he hikes on a glacier in the Rockies, finds a salt lake in the prairies, and walks on the ocean floor in Nova Scotia.

Educational and charming, kids are sure to love PJ Mouse.

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