James Murren is an independent writer, with numerous publications in print and online media. His experience includes more than fifteen years of international “development” and environmental work. He holds degrees from Penn State University and the University of Pennsylvania, and teaches at San Diego State University.
Life, travel, and work in Ethiopia for 6 months in 2005 and again in 2008 for a month. From the magical mystery that is Lalibela to the heartbreak that exists in refugee camps to the long-distance runners of Ethiopia, this a glimpse into the homeland of the diverse peoples that I grew to greatly respect and admire. 50% of all profits from this book's sales go to Project Gaia's refugee program.
Peace Corps Honduras Volunteer account of life in a rural, mountain village in Olancho from 1997-99 and a return there in 2007. Additionally, travels around the country, including Garifuna villages, are highlighted through words and photos. "Return to Hondo" chapters capture the beauty of visiting friends and the joy of travel.