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If You’re Looking for a Cozy, Friendly Community, With Mammoth Trees, Walking Trails and Whale Sitings, You Won’t Want to Miss Yachats — Gem of Oregon’s Central Coast

July 31st, 2014

By Linda Ballou NABBW’s Adventure Travel Associate  Read More

Get Some Forest in Your Boots: Hiking Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge and Mt. Hood River Valley

July 10th, 2014

Get Some Forest in Your Boots: Hiking Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge and Mt. Hood River Valley By Linda Ballou NABBW’s Adventure Travel Associate (Note: Linda offers a special thanks to Greg Vaughn, author of Photographing Oregon for for the photos of the Mt. Hood River Valley and Horse Tail Falls.) Old growth forest and broadleaf trees and shrubs cover Oregon’s Columbia River region in a thick verdure scented with life. The massive river flows 1,200 miles from the Canadian Rockies and is the main artery of this watershed, but the forests are the skin sheathing the mountains and the lungs... Read More

Getting the Shot with Greg Vaughn — Extraordinary Landscape and Nature Photographer Who\’s \’Written the Book\’ on Shooting the Natural Beauty of Oregon and Washington

May 28th, 2014

Getting the Shot with Greg Vaughn — Extraordinary Landscape and Nature Photographer Who\’s \’Written the Book\’ on Shooting the Natural Beauty of Oregon and Washington By Linda Ballou NABBW’s Adventure Travel Associate  Read More

Making Tracks with New England Hiking Holidays.

April 17th, 2014

Making Tracks with New England Hiking Holidays By Linda Ballou NABBW’s Adventure Travel Associate  Read More

Linda Ballou, Our Intrepid Adventure Traveler, Reveals the Five Best Stress Busters on the Big Island of Hawaii

March 25th, 2014

Linda Ballou, Our Intrepid Adventure Traveler,  Reveals the Five Best Stress Busters on the Big Island of Hawaii By Linda Ballou NABBW’s Adventure Travel Associate  Read More

Solutions for Solo Travelers

February 10th, 2014

Solutions for Solo Travelers by Linda Ballou NABBW’s Adventure Travel Associate    Read More

Plug into Nature’s Bounty at Sacha Lodge in Ecuador’s Amazon Basin

December 16th, 2013

Plug into Nature’s Bounty at Sacha Lodge in Ecuador’s Amazon Basin by Linda Ballou NABBW’s Adventure Travel Associate    Read More

Riding High in Ecuador

November 3rd, 2013

Riding High in Ecuador by Linda Ballou NABBW’s Adventure Travel Associate    Spirits soared as I galloped through undulating fields of shimmering wheat beneath a brilliant sun in the highlands of the Northern Andes of Ecuador. The sound of my steady mount’s hoofs upon the grassy lane and the brisk wind cooling my cheeks were all I thought of as I followed Sally Vergette’s lead across the top of the world. Far below, the villages resting in the Otavalo Valley surrounding platinum Pablo Lake looked like tinker toy towns from the lofty vantage of the condor. This romp with a band of nine... Read More

Saddle Up in Ecuador

August 13th, 2013

Saddle Up in Ecuador by Linda Ballou NABBW’s Adventure Travel Associate    Read More

Winging It on the Central Coast

July 7th, 2013

Winging It on the Central Coast By Linda Ballou NABBW’s Adventure Travel Expert    Read More