Amazon River, Brazil, South America

Amazon River, Brazil, South America

The Amazon River flows through the following countries in South America: Guyana, Ecuador, Venezuela, Bolivia, Brazil, Columbia and Peru. The places cited in this blog are located in Brazil and within the Amazon River basin. Manaus, Brazil is the largest city on the...
Food

Food

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Food helps an author create an authentic sense of place for the reader. Travel is integral to the research I conduct for my fiction and non-fiction writing projects and learning about a country’s food traditions is an important...
Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.

Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.

Located in the Canadian province of Manitoba on the western shore of Hudson Bay, the town is 1,000 km north of Winnipeg and 110 km south of the Manitoba-Nunavut border. Without roads, Churchill is accessible by plane or an approximately forty-hour train ride from...
St. Jacob’s Market.

St. Jacob’s Market.

St. Jacob’s Market is Canada’s largest year-round farmer’s market. Established about forty years ago, it is located in southern Ontario approximately 122 km west of Toronto and 14km north of Waterloo. The community of St. Jacob’s has a population circa 2,000 and the...
Essaouira: The Berbers. (Part Three)

Essaouira: The Berbers. (Part Three)

Essaouira, Morocco, Northern Africa? Essaouira is an ancient port in western Morocco located on the Atlantic coast. Approximately 350 km south of Casablanca, the city is partially enclosed by late 18th century fortified walls. While exploring Morocco, I spent time...