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 and takes you from Alaska to Patagonia on the southern tip of Chili on her Big Blend Radio's podcast, "Lost Angel Travel Adventures with Linda Ballou." The podcast airs every 3rd Wednesday at High Noon PST.
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-.html
Exploring the Island of Kauai in Hawai'i
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.You 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:
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
Lost Angel Unleashed: Stories from the Heart
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. From 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. WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE.
Exploring Southwest Oregon
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.”
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.
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.”