6 Stories from abroad by Bruno Maiorana and 5 more

This book is a compilation of interesting stories documenting the ins and outs of life as a foreigner.

6 stories from abroad

The second entry of the series "Stories from abroad."

This book is a compilation of interesting stories documenting the ins and outs of life as a foreigner, expat, immigrant or any other term you choose to describe somewhere living in a place different from where they grew up.

There are stories from Peru, China, Ecuador and Spain .

Table of contents:

My First Time
The Surprise
The Horse ride
The Group Chat
Traveling with Chihuahuas
Hiking In China

Genre: TRAVEL / General

Secondary Genre: TRAVEL / Asia / General

Language: English

Keywords: peru, china, ecuador, spain, travel with dog, travel in china, traveling stories, travelers, traveling in south america, adventures in peru, spanish nightlife, hiking with dogs, traveling with my pet, my first time, chihuahuas

Word Count: 10000

Sales info:

It sells a few copies every week.

#1408 in Kindle Store > Kindle Short Reads > One hour (33-43 pages) > Travel
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Sample text:

Bong Gu and I had been exploring the mountains located west and south of the city. Most of which I suppose were first ascents, as there were literally hundreds of peaks but not once did we find traces of human presence among them, and by traces of human presence, I'm talking cigarette butts of course.

One day, we found ourselves exploring the northern part of the gorge surrounding the city. We hiked uphill for five hours until we reached some narrow trail traversing groves of trees we had never seen before. Farmers worked the fields as usual. A herd of goats roamed freely in the prairie. Every once in a while, we would find cows and horses munching on grass and hay respectively.

As night came, bringing about the end of the day, we were accompanied by a gentle rain and a warm summer breeze, and we decided to keep pushing forward with the moonlight until we found a nice place to spend the night.

After walking for about an hour, the rain started to get heavier, and with a torch we spotted some structures nearby, belonging to what seemed to be some kind of settlement. The rain would not cease, that hindered our vision, and the mud made it difficult to walk but we ignored it and continue on until we saw an open door in one of the shacks.

It's actually pretty common in China to find these empty houses in the middle of the mountains. It seems as though people lived in them while they were working on projects nearby, like working in coal or tin mines, farming or building new roads. After finishing the job, they would abandon the houses - if you could even call them that - and go back to the city.

We walked into one of the shacks and pointed the flashlight towards the floor to unveil some rocks that had apparently been used as stools. They were assembled around the ashes of what seemed to once be a bonfire. 

Book translation status:

The book is available for translation into any language except those listed below:

Already translated. Translated by Marlies Perman
Author review:
Marlies Perman's translation was amazing. I couldn't have asked for a better translator. The translation deserves applause and fireworks~
Translation in progress. Translated by Leeloo Boutelant and Ilektra Koutsiviti
Already translated. Translated by so mo
Author review:
Kathi Varga helped me bring my book to a new market and did so in an impeccable way. Her translation was excellent and she's without a doubt a master of languages. I was very lucky to have my book translated by her~
Already translated. Translated by Debora De Simone
Author review:
Amazing. Spectacular. Incredible. Debora De Simone's translation was everything I could have asked for and more. She's the best. Highly Recommended!
Already translated. Translated by ALINE SASSON
Author review:
Aline did a fantastic job. She is the perfect translator and you should be lucky to have her help you bring your book to the Portuguese speaking market :)
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