“Gibraltar is just a rock until we learn its history and inner secrets.
Knowing enriches the going.”


Looking for travel insights? Breathtake Byways’ blog posts investigate the nature and character of eastern Europe, Peru, China, Iceland, Egypt, Newfoundland, and much of the United States. Ann’s three books are also rooted in a strong sense of place.

My twenty years working in a college science prep lab inspired a turbulent tapestry of authentic, fun, creepy, intriguing, and disgusting happenings. The story is set in Colorado allowing visits to Hanging Lake, Breckenridge, and an Avs game. I wrote Mile High Lab Rat with love, malice, and grim determination to show you a good time. Don’t miss it!

Ann and Steve’s excellent adventures continue as we roam the world chasing down fascinating tidbits, eye-opening photos, and stirring tales for my Sea Secrets cruise ship lecture series.  What kinds of secrets?  Sea creatures, geology, history, traditions, lore and more. See my Presentations page for details.

What would you like to learn in the presentations or blog posts, and where would you suggest we go to learn about it?  Click here and tell me about it.