Publisher: Wikibooks 2009
Human beings are very resourceful, and many people have survived despite impossible odds. This is a wikibook on outdoor survival. From the table of contents: Survival Kit; Shelter; Water; Fire; Signals; Food; Preparedness; Emergency Situations; First Aid.
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by William Beebe - Henry Holt & Co.
William Beebe is a good writer, a trained scientific observer, and an enterprising and adventurous traveler. The jungle he herein describes is that of Guiana; and in the introductory chapters he gives cameos of what one sees sailing southward ...
by Tomas Carlsson - Smashwords
This travelogue is a collection of my notes from a bicycle tour in northern Sweden, Finland and Norway, in the land of midnight sun and mosquitoes. It can be read as information about bicycle touring or traveling in northern Scandinavia in general.
by Henry David Thoreau - Houghton, Mifflin & co.
The chief attraction that inspired Thoreau to make the trip was the primitiveness of the region. Here was a vast tract of virgin woodland, peopled only with a few loggers. No one could have been better fitted than Thoreau to enjoy such a region.
This wikibook is a comprehensive guide to choosing, riding and maintaining bicycles. It aims to be easily understood by the rank amateur whilst also having useful information for budding or experienced cyclists or bike mechanics.