Lost Angel Travel Adventures with Linda Ballou

Get ready to leave the mundane behind. Jump in Linda’s backpack and join her on adventures around the globe. She seeks out the wild beauty of our planet, taking you from Alaska to Patagonia on the southern tip of Chile, on Big Blend Radio’s podcast, ”Lost Angel Travel Adventures with Linda Ballou.”

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Episodes

Wednesday Nov 15, 2023

On this episode of Big Blend Radio's "Lost Angel Travel Adventures with Linda Ballou," Linda talks about the time when she met and interviewed Suzanne “Bobo” Bollins who lived at notorious Taylor Camp (1969-1977) in Kauai , where young people fleeing the Vietnam War and materialism of the mainland were living out the ultimate hippie fantasies, seemed a good prospect. It was said that Bobo swam the tumultuous waters of the Napali Coast wearing only a belt with a pouch containing food for when she reached the shore. You can watch a documentary about Taylor Camp here: https://youtu.be/fyQQWzxdx0M?si=maDNV8d_Zi5SZ3Tr WATCH THIS PODCAST ON YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/pjO7XudIArQ Follow Linda's adventures at https://lostangeladventures.com/ and learn more about her books at http://www.lindaballouauthor.com/ Listen to Big Blend Radio's "Lost Angel Travel Adventures" Show every 3rd Wednesday at High Noon PST, here: https://shows.acast.com/linda-ballou Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Wednesday Oct 18, 2023

Welcome to the first installment of Big Blend Radio's "Lost Angel Travel Adventures with Linda Ballou." This episode focuses on historic and noteworthy equestrian explorer and travel writer Isabella Lucy Bird. Linda's historical fiction novel, "Embrace of the Wild" shares the story of raw courage and fierce strength of this plucky English woman’s un-flinching desire to be free. Hear about Isabella and how Linda set out to trace Isabella’s hoof prints through the Front Range where she rode 800-miles solo though the high country in the winter of 1873.Learn more here: http://www.lindaballouauthor.com/Embrace-of-the-Wild-.htmlListen to Big Blend Radio's "Lost Angel Travel Adventures" Show every 3rd Wednesday at High Noon PST, here: https://shows.acast.com/linda-ballou Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Saturday Sep 09, 2023

From hiking the infamous Kalalau Trail that overlooks the Napali Coast Wilderness to touring Lydgate Chocolate Farm, this episode of Big Blend Radio features travel writer Linda Ballou who talks about her recent adventures in Kauai. Lush with foliage, resplendent with waterfalls, and isolated by tumultuous surf, Kauai is the oldest island in the Hawaiian chain. WATCH THIS PODCAST ON YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/rmbSLeSAPEMYou can read Linda's article about what she experienced in Kauai, here: https://nationalparktraveling.com/listing/kauai-an-island-apart/You can also see her list of safe swimming beaches in Kauai, here: https://nationalparktraveling.com/listing/safe-swimming-beaches-on-kauai-hawaii/Linda Ballou is a Southern California-based travel writer, and author. You will find a host of travel articles on her site https://lostangeladventures.com. For more about her novels and travel books go to http://www.lindaballouauthor.com/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Tuesday May 23, 2023

This episode of Big Blend Radio's "Vacation Station" travel show features travel writer, author, and novelist Linda Ballou who talks about her newest book, "Lost Angel Unleashed: Stories from the Heart (Lost Angel Travel Series Book 3)." In this captivating collection of tales, Linda shares how her lust for adventure was spawned early in the wilds of southeast Alaska. As we follow her in the footprints of such legendary trailblazers as Jack London and Isabella Bird, we come to understand why being in nature is the cornerstone of her work. She seeks to know the joy and wonder of those who have gone before her on a deep and personal level. IFrom safari in Africa, to cringe-worthy rafting in the wilds of Alaska, trekking in far-flung Patagonia, or hiking in mystical New Zealand, Linda leads the way. The book is available on Amazon. Keep up with Linda at http://www.lindaballouauthor.com/ WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/iC3d67H7qQI?feature=shared Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Exploring Southwest Oregon

Friday Aug 06, 2021

Friday Aug 06, 2021

This episode of Big Blend Radio's "Nature Connection" Show features author and travel writer Linda Ballou, who shares her outdoor adventures in wonderful southwest Oregon including Momentum River Expeditions, Samuel H. Boardman Scenic Corridor, and Oregon Redwood Trail. For full details read her article here: https://blendradioandtv.com/listing/exploring-wet-wild-and-wonderful-southwestern-oregon/ Linda Ballou is a Southern California-based travel writer, and author of the books, "Embrace of the Wild," "Lost Angel in Paradise," “Lost Angel Walkabout,” “ Wai-nani: A Voice from Old Hawaii,” and “The Cowgirl Jumped Over the Moon.”You can also see her articles and catch her past Big Blend Radio podcasts on BlendRadioandTV.com and NationalParkTraveling.com.WATCH THIS PODCAST ON YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gY28jqfg7WM?feature=shared Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Friday Apr 23, 2021

This episode of Big Blend Radio’s Vacation Station Travel Show features travel writer and author Linda Ballou, who shares more of her adventures Down Under in Australia with Overseas Adventure Travel that took her from Melbourne to Sydney, through the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest and out to the island state of Tasmania and various national parks. See her story: https://nationalparktraveling.com/listing/nine-wonders-down-under-in-australia/Featured music is “On the Bay” By the Walk-A-Bout Band. https://www.walkaboutband.com/You can also see her articles and catch her past Big Blend Radio podcasts on BlendRadioandTV.com and NationalParkTraveling.com. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Embrace of the Wild

Friday Mar 19, 2021

Friday Mar 19, 2021

On this episode of Big Blend Radio, travel writer and author Linda Ballou discusses her new novel, “Embrace of the Wild,” that’s inspired by on the life of equestrian explorer and travel writer Isabella Lucy Bird. It shares the story of raw courage and fierce strength of a plucky English woman’s un-flinching desire to be free. More: http://www.lindaballouauthor.com/Featured music is "Freedom Has a Way" by James Saunders. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Make Travel Writing Work for You

Wednesday May 06, 2020

Wednesday May 06, 2020

On this episode of Big Blend Radio, travel writer and author Linda Ballou discusses her travel writing career and best-selling new handbook that’s designed for travel writer wannabes, “Get Great Trips for Free: Make Travel Writing Work for You.” More at https://lostangeladventures.com/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Big Blend Radio's LOST ANGEL TRAVEL ADVENTURES Podcast with LINDA BALLOU

Linda Ballou is a Southern California-based travel writer, and author. She shares her travel adventures and inside stories from her books on Big Blend Radio’s “Lost Angel Travel Adventures” podcast, with new episodes that air every third Wednesday at High Noon PST. Watch the episodes on YouTube or follow the podcast on Podbean, Spotify, Apple, iHeartRadio, and more.

Linda is a featured guest contributor on other Big Blend Radio podcasts, a travel writer for Big Blend Magazines, and the Adventure Travel Expert on the National Association of Baby Boomer Women. Her stories have appeared in numerous national magazines and have won coveted Solas Awards at Travel Tales Publications. You will find a host of travel articles on her site www.LostAngelAdventures.com. For more about her novels and travel books go to www.LindaBallouAuthor.com.

Big Blend Radio podcasts are hosted and produced by Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter publishing team behind Big Blend Magazines, and full-time travelers on the Love Your Parks Tour.

 



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