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2017 NATJA Gold and Bronze Award Winning Articles on

February 8, 2018 // 7 Comments

Yesterday, The North American Travel Journalist Association announced its 2017 Award Winners for excellence in Travel Journalism. I am very honored to have been awarded a Gold Award in Travel Series, Online Publication for my three article series on Zambia, a Bronze Award in Cruises, Online Publication for Crossing the Atlantic on a Tall Ship, and then also placed as a Finalist in Travel Series, Online Publication for my series on the road trip to New Mexico. [...]

Crossing the Atlantic on a Tall Ship

January 1, 2017 // 26 Comments

And so it begins . . . I am on Star Flyer as she heads out into the Atlantic making for Barbados and winter in the Caribbean. Crossing the Atlantic Ocean on a tall ship is the stuff of dreams. Rope and cable thrumming in the breeze, the crack of a sail filling with wind: these are sounds old in human time -- these sounds lie deep within our collective consciousness. [...]