I was pleased yesterday to learn that a story I'd submitted to the 13th annual Solas Awards for Travel Writing won a Bronze award in the "Elder" division (Elder? Really? Did they have to call it that?).
Anyway, these awards are prestigious and provide daunting competition, so I am honored by the recognition.
"Saysha: What Happened?" is a true story of one of my travel escapades in Guatemala, written in the style known today as "creative non-fiction." I invite you to enjoy reading it as much I did writing it. (Pull down "More" in the menu bar above for a link to the story.)
David Hunter Bishop is a retired journalist from Hawaii who quickly tired of retirement life and hit the road as a solo traveler in August 2016. Since then he's traveled through 16 countries on four continents and is currently enjoying life in Chiang Mai, Thailand. For more about David's journey, see published interviews with Nomadic Matt and Expat Focus, and in A Confluence of Adventure Writers, with Sarawak (Kuching, Malaysia) Tribune writer James Ritchie.
David's Articles On Other Travel Blogs
GARIFUNA SETTLEMENT DAYS: Colorful festivals celebrate Caribbean History and Culture
SELVAMONOS: An Alternative Arts and Music Festival in the Amazon highlands
ANIQUEM: Reinforcing Human Connections Through Travel
PROMISES, PROMISES: Tourists High and Dry in Siem Reap Rip