May 10, 2012

Monkeying around in Bali

Is it possible that this darling little creature could really be an “attack monkey?” Many things are possible in Bali’s mysterious monkey forest. Read all about it in Linda Watanabe McFerrin’s lovely piece, “Comparing primates in Bali’s … Continued

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August 4, 2011

Bali in Mind – Planning My Return Twenty Years Later

I’ll soon be taking my JunglePants to Bali with the wonderful Wanderland Writers Group led by Linda Watanabe McFerrin and Joanna Biggar. We’ll be sampling a smorgasbord of local activities from shadow puppets and art galleries, gamelon … Continued

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December 9, 2010

Hiking Poles – My Edge Against Disaster

“Just don’t don’t fall down, and whatever you do, don’t hit your head.” That instruction from my doctor led to my quest for the perfect hiking pole.

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September 9, 2010

Easiest On-Off Walking Shoes: the Merrell Encore Breeze

I am difficult to fit. Truly comfortable walking shoes are rarer than four-leaf clovers. Try these…

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May 9, 2010

Travel Gear: My Favorite Sun Hat

Good sun screen is a given on the road. But for many of us that’s not enough. We need the extra protection of a good sun hat.

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April 9, 2010

My Favorite Jungle Pants

It’s Not Just the Pants: My Favorite Travel Gear As a certified wimp ( in my husband’s view, anyway) with a bad back, my general attitude toward ‘gear’ is: the less the better. My No. 1 packing … Continued

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March 1, 2010

My Reading List: Guatemala

Books: Antigua Guatemala: The City and Its Heritage by Elizabeth Bell. Travelers’ Tales Central America by Larry Habegger  and Natanya Pearlman, Eds. Guatemala Rainbow by Gianni Vecchiato. A stunning photographic tribute to the culture, daily life, festivals … Continued

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