By Michael Sano
Secrets surround a romance between a visitor and local in the mountains of Nicaragua.
The music at the discoteca is so loud that I have to shout to be heard. I’m nodding my head, pretending to listen to one of my co-workers, while searching the green slices of light on the dance floor for [...]
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By Gerald Yeung
Bruce Lee vs. the Namibian Baboon Army.
Namibia was founded on two indisputable truths. One: it never rains. Thus I lose my favorite excuse to opt out of a hike. Two: every Asian person is Bruce Lee. These two random facts play pivotally in the attack of the baboons.
The Waterkloof Trail, which exists only [...]
By Melinda Misuraca
The Javanese don’t like to be alone. To them solitude is a sickness cured by surrounding themselves with people. In Java the only encouraged antisocial activities are bathing and using the toilet, and even then true privacy is not guaranteed. If you find yourself forced to conduct such personal [...]
By Jessica Dur Taylor
It’s not that we hadn’t fallen in love with Cuba, her slender crocodile figure and rhythmic hips, her bawdy street corners and crumbling veneer. We had. We’d been all the way to her furthest tip, braving a five-hour bus ride over the sumptuous mountain curves, to Baracoa, where [...]
by Lisa Alpine
Waking early our first full day at Little Governors’ Camp in the Maasai Mara Reserve in Kenya, we were startled to see elephant, hippo, and warthog tracks circling close to the edges of our canvas tent. Was that also a lion’s paw print inches from the tent flap?
The camp [...]
Check out the Awards page on BestTravelWriting.com for all of the results of the Seventh Annual Solas Awards.
The judges are a little behind schedule this year because of circumstances beyond their control, so the announcement of the winners of this year’s Solas Awards will be delayed one week. Look for the list of winners on BestTravelWriting.com on March 7. Our apologies and many thanks for your patience.
by Kathleen Spivack
He was a child molester.
“He was a child molester,” she suddenly blurted to me, leaning forward. Even now her tone was hushed and horrified. “Imagine, after all these years.” Although it was only ten o’clock in the morning the heat was unbearable already.
“And you didn’t know it?” I [...]
Yes, the judging is over and we’ve announced the winners of this year’s Solas Awards. The “Awards page” has all the news. Many thanks to all who participated, and to all who enjoy great writing.
Yep, the judging is over and the news is out. We’ve announced the winners of this year’s Solas Awards. Check out the “Awards page” for all the news. Many thanks to all who participated, and all who enjoy great writing.