In the High Atlas Mountains of central Morocco lies the Vallee des Roses, better known as the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs. I met some local children when I stopped to photograph them as they carried firewood.read more
Do key-chains, a splendid tan, or photographs some stranger took of you in front of the Eiffel Tower qualify as treasures of a trip? Or, are you more the type to seek the joy of discovery by expanding your knowledge of world events and developing an awareness of your own potential? Can you find the real magic of travel?read more
Apprehension oozed from my senses as I boarded a local bus, or red devil, knowing that, by day’s end, I would reach the borderline of the Darien Gap, the end of the earth for Panama.read more
Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions. I like to find the hidden cafes on back streets where the locals hang out, with no English spoken. An element of travel that attracts everyone involves sampling the local food. Exposure to different foods can turn an...read more
Across the channel, where life concealed itself, the natural habitats would allow us to travel, at least in our imagination, to the origins of time.read more
Walking back in time to the 1930s and imagine what life was like without electricity and running water at the home of author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.read more
It is very comforting to know every detail of each day after you wake up. As we get older, where have the challenges, excitement, and learning experiences gone? Might “anticipation” be the answer? Take a minute to reflect with me!read more
In San Miguel, Mexico, my interaction with a young boy served as a reminder of what happens when you make assumptions about people and situations.read more
In Ethiopia, committing social taboos is serious. You might lose the privilege of staying in the village if you do not follow social norms.read more
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Jackie's books and prints can be purchased from Adventure Travel Press. The books are available in eBook, full color paperback and B&W paperback value editions. The prints are available as 8x10, 11x14 and 16x20. The eBooks and full-color paperback editions are also available at Amazon.