Travel Talks

Travel Talks with Carolyn and John


Carolyn and John believe that communication requires understanding.  Understanding is enhanced by experiencing about how other people live.  For that reason, Carolyn and John have traveled widely. Upon their return, they combine their experience with their ability to present informative and engaging multimedia travel talks for the armchair traveler.

With photography, music and amusing and informative commentary, they take you with them to the far reaches of the earth.

The Two Bajas: From San Diego to Cabo
with RoadScholars

  • Appreciate the rich history and culture of the Baja to our south.
  • Understand the linkage between the two Bajas.
  • Learn about the history and ecology of the Baja peninsula.


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History and Culture as seen through  KEY WEST, FLORIDA

  • Review the history of Exploration and Discovery as played out off the coast of Key West.
  • Understand the unique and fragile environment around North America’s only coral reef.
  • Recall great American literary history, created in Key West.


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Around the World in 92 Days

Join Carolyn and John on an around-the-world cruise and see through their eyes what they learned about dress, religions, food, folk art, sustainability, world economy, breaking world news, and a glimpse into life on the ship.

WorldCruiseTravel Talk - 1 - Version 2Travel Talk image, VietnamTravel Talk image - Papua New Guinea

To see the blog with photos from the 92-day cruise, CLICK HERE

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Christmas in Oaxaca, Mexico

The Radish Festival held at Christmas time in Oaxaca is unique in the world.  John and Carolyn will bring you into the entire Christmas season in the context of the rich culture and long history of the state of Oaxaca.

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Sights and Sounds of Switzerland

Travel Talks: John and Carolyn present in Switzerland

Travel talks image - Swiss Alps Travel Talks image - Swiss yodeling festivalTravel Talks image - Broken Chair at UN, Geneva, Switzerland

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Other topics available:

Paris – from Champs Elysee to the Loire Valley

The Widening of the Panama Canal and the Central American ports along the way.

South Africa – from Apartheid to SafariTravel Talks image - Mpisi, medicine man, "ambassador", host, ZimbabweCLICK HERE to schedule a TRAVEL TALK or present an inquiry.