Travel Resources

These are some of the sites I follow for information and background about travel and what’s happening in the travel world. There are many, many more, but this will give you a start: Elliott Advocacy Here will go more information about Elliott; and real example of kinds of stories…. Elliott.org Travel Mole Example of content….. […]

Flyfishing in Anchorage, Alaska

The Fly Guy is pulling me around the water on a leash, and I’m thinking, ‘What am I, a little dog?’ But the truth is I’m greatly enjoying the attention and the experience — my first shot at flyfishing from one of those floaty chairs, on a small lake in Anchorage, on an early summer […]

Favorite Things

Favorite Things The movie, The Mission, with Robert DeNiro, Liam Neeson, Jeremy Irons, etc. in a story of the fight between Spain and Portugal for the land of South Ame rica, and the annihilation of the missionaries and the Guarnari tribe of indigenous people who are “in the way” of the acquisition of land and […]

Driftfishing For Salmon on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula

“I’ll be disappointed if we’re not off the river by 8 a.m.”   These are the first words I hear from my fishing guide, Rob Gardiner, when I arrive at the Kasilof River landing (on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula) for my first-ever driftfishing experience.  It’s 4:30 a.m. Although I like his cocky, confident attitude, I secretly […]

6 Great Things To Do In Ecuador Before Heading for the Galapagos

“For anyone who’s dreamed of going to The Galapagos Islands, Avalon Waterways (of the Globus Family of Brands) crafted a perfect combination: Travel and Sightsee Ecuador’s diverse mainland for five days, then fly to the Galapagos Islands to board a 42-passenger luxury yacht to ply the waters around these magnificent islands!

Naomi K. Cissy Shapiro

An experienced writer with a sense of humor, sense of adventure, and sense of a good story, Naomi K. Cissy Shapiro travels the world writing about the outdoors, nature, adventure, general destination, science, and fishing.