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linda-ballou's picture
Dec.20.2010
I am absolutely over the top with what Rolf Pott’s review had to say about Lost Angel Walkabout. Rolf is one of the finest young travel writers of our time. I especially enjoyed Marco Polo’s, “Didn’t Go There” which displays good writing and tells readers what goes into creating a professional...
christine-bottaro's picture
Dec.06.2010
I'm in the middle of a book called The Wave by Susan Casey.  I picked it up after reading an excerpt of it in Sports Illustrated a few months ago.  What a great promo, eh? - one most authors would die for.    A nonfiction account of big-wave surfing and rogue waves as mentioned throughout history...
linda-ballou's picture
Dec.02.2010
I didn't realize it when I was growing up in gold country, but I was walking in the footsteps of America's  best-loved adventure writer. Over the years our paths have crossed many times. I feel a special connection to a man I never met, but whose actions and deeds inspire me still. http://www....
christine-bottaro's picture
Nov.27.2010
After having a unique (read:  space- and budget-constricted but fantastically flavorful) Thanksgiving dinner with our two loved ones and their young friends yesterday, we packed up our bags for an island hop to Kauai this afternoon.  Before leaving, we were treated to breakfast at a locals'...
christine-bottaro's picture
Nov.26.2010
It's Thanksgiving today.  I wondered if gratitude and appreciation are very much different from each other as I walked over to Duke's from our hotel on Kuhio St. this morning.  I sat on the open breeze-caressed veranda at Duke's, eating my just-fine buffet breakfast and watching people down on the...
christine-bottaro's picture
Nov.20.2010
I began my vacation to Hawaii today, rummaging in my closet and drawers for lightweight clothing and sun block.  We plan to be there for two weeks, on Oahu and Kauai, doing this and that, but mostly relaxing and slowing down a lot.  The weather on the central coast is cold, gray and threatening,...
linda-ballou's picture
Nov.18.2010
Linda Ballou embraces life and the adventures it holds in her new book Lost Angel Walkabout-One Traveler's Tales. In this interview she explains why it was so important for her to take these journeys and why she wanted to get these reflections and impressions into the hearts and minds of readers....
pam-chun's picture
Nov.15.2010
Maui evokes exotic sunsets and romantic moonlit walks. But can a Maui vacation be relaxing when you’re accompanied by ‘tweens, who are in what my mother used to call, ‘the awkward age.’ Most definitely! Maui’s powdery beaches, easy snorkeling, and accessible sights equals plenty of fun for the...
linda-ballou's picture
Nov.10.2010
Wonderful assortment of adventure travel books, including my own Lost Angel Walkabout-One Traveler's Tales, free for the asking. Just click below for details of giveaway  http://lindaballoutalkingtoyou.blogspot.com/2010/11/your-life-is-trip-book-giveaway-nov-11.html  
pam-chun's picture
Nov.01.2010
Planning a family vacation in Maui with teens couldn't be easier. You will find your vacation itinerary chock full of activities your teens will love, from watching a spectacular sunrise from the summit of a volcano to getting heart-pumping thrills through the rainforest or tumbling in the surf...