The Best Women’s Travel Writing, Volume 8

Taking The Oars
Bridget Crocker’s account of forging a sisterhood in Zambia, Africa while navigating some of the world’s most radical whitewater.

“The short stories in this anthology are by a group of magnificent female travelers.”
–AFAR Magazine

 

 

 

 

 

The Best Women’s Travel Writing 2011: True Stories from Around the World

The Labyrinth

For whitewater rafting guide, Bridget Crocker, heartbreak and Class V whitewater converge on Costa Rica’s Naranjo River.

“My favorite story set in Costa Rica is written by Bridget Crocker who demonstrates courage and paddling expertise on a maiden voyage down a mean river. She begins this journey in emotional crisis, but remembers that she is strong, self-reliant, capable and fully engaged in life when it comes time to turn on survival skills.” Linda Ballou, Author, Lost Angel Walkabout

 

 

 

 

 

The Escape Artists

Rebels, Headhunters, Piglets, and Other Adventures Downriver

“My attention was captivated by the account of rafting guide Bridget Crocker’s encounter with the Kalinga villagers of the Philippines, who have ‘mostly abandoned’ the ritual of headhunting but still test her intelligence—and nerves— with the offer of a dead piglet.” Susan Frith, Pennsylvania Gazette

 

 

 

 

 

Lonely Planet Costa Rica

Watersports, Rafting Safari Itinerary

“A paddler’s paradise, whitewater boaters the globe over flock to Costa Rica’s incredible, world-renowned rivers.” –Bridget Crocker, Contributing Author, Lonely Planet Costa Rica Vol. 6

 

 

SNEWS:

The Outdoor Industry’s “Locker Room Talk”

 

 

 

 

 

Men’s Journal
Rough Water:
A River Guide Tells Her Side of the Story

 

 

VC Life & Style
RIVER WOMEN: Whitewater Rafting the Kern

 

 

 

 

 

TAKE ME TO THE RIVER:
When the Water Gets Pushy,
Here’s the Gear to
See You Through

 

 

 

 

A WILD NEW RIDE:
Big-water Rafting on
Costa Rica’s Upper Savegre

 

 

 

 

 

VISION QUEST:
Reconnecting Heart
and Home in Wyoming’s
Stunning Jackson Hole Valley

 

 

 

 

YVON CHOUINARD:
Acting More Like A Fish

 

 

 

 

 

SPIRIT WORLD:
Running Costa Rica’s
Arenal Volcano

 
CHANNELING ENERGY:
Boat to California’s
Secret Island Wilderness

 
PREGNANT PAUSE:
Seeking New Horizons
on the Diverse Trails
of the Santa Monica Mountains
 

 

 

 

 

Vela Magazine:
Writers Respond to Typhoon Haiyan