Linda Ballou


Adventure-travel writer, Linda Ballou, ventured to the City of the Angels from Alaska when she was teen. She has supported her writing and travel habit selling real estate in the San Fernando Valley for the last three decades. Her clientele ranges from first-time buyers to affluent celebrities. With the publication of Wai-nani, A Voice from OldHawai’i her double life was revealed. For the last dozen years she has traveled widely and written many articles about her adventures. The most memorable of her travels are included in Lost Angel Walkabout-One Traveler’s Tales which brought home the bronze in the best travel-narrative category in the 2010 North American Journalist competition. You may find Linda at her real estate site where you can find out what your home is worth today!
Or, on her writing site where there are wonderful articles and photo essays for you to enjoy.

Linda shares great outdoor days in L.A. in her column on and gives insider travel tips at the National Association of Baby Boomer Women where she enjoys having the title “Adventure Travel Expert.”

Where to find Linda Ballou online

Where to buy in print


All Who Wander Are not Lost
Linda Ballou shares with you why she wrote this book and what you can expect to find in this collection of travel essays that take you to Costa Rica, Alaska, New Zealand and the wild west of North America as well as Hawai'i


Lost Angel Walkabout: One Traveler's Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,940. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A spirited collection of travel narratives recounting the haps, mishaps, and serendipitous adventures that give a sense of wonder and delight. All of the stories take you to special places where you share the sensual experience of being there without straining one muscle,getting altitude sickness,or tipping your canoe. This is an eclectic mix of tales filled with chills,spills,giggles and squeaks.

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