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Oct.19.2011
Adventure travel writer Linda Ballou knows how to bring home a great story when she goes on a trip: Get into trouble. For her, the deeper the water, the fouler the weather, the more hazards underfoot and overhead, the better the story will be to tell. Think about the alternative. You come back from...
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Jul.21.2011
A raft of pond turtles sunning on a log like a scattered deck of cards barely looked up as a blue heron touched down lightly next to them. The heron fluffed his wing feathers and turned a black inscrutable eye skyward as the osprey sailed over riding a newly caught fish. In the distance I could...
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Feb.15.2011
I have recently discovered a remote and charming village, called Bald Head Island, located on southern Smith Island off the coast of Wilmington, North Carolina. It’s accessible only by ferry (20 minute ride); there are no cars on the island—only bicycle, feet, and golf carts. The village is about 5...
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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...
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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....
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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  
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Nov.10.2010
Praise for  an eclectic travel essay collectin filled with  chills,spills, giggles and squeaks by Penny Lockwood Ehrenkranz of One Writer's Journey. http://pennylockwoodehrenkranz.blogspot.com/2010/11/review-of-lost-angel-walkabout.html
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Jul.16.2010
Lost Angel Walkabout by Linda Ballou is one of the most beautifully written travel books I have ever read. Linda tells her personal experiences of her many travels in different continents and environs. She is well-known as a top adventure travel writer, and her tales of her intrepid soul's search...
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Jun.09.2010
Lost Angel Walkabout—One Traveler’s Tales has arrived! A spirited collection of travel narratives recounting the haps, mishaps, and serendipitous adventures that have given, travel-writer Linda Ballou, a sense of wonder and delight. Some of the stories like “Falling in the Footsteps of John Muir” ...
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Jul.27.2009
I had never seen a kayak fisherman. At first, approaching the beached, bright yellow plastic boat with all its rigging, and the blond fisherman himself in his hefty gaiters, with an official-looking document swinging like a press pass around his neck, I thought I'd stumbled across a researcher. But...