CONTRIBUTORS

Sasha Gayer
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Words + Images editor Sasha is a writer and amateur palaeontologist from New Orleans. When not writing or digging dinosaurs, she teaches English.

Words+Images
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battleface's online magazine Words+Images connects you with people in the field: journalists, freelancers, photographers, explorers, adventure travellers, solo wanderers, travel tips and more.

Mike Left
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An avid international traveller, surfer, lover of the oceans, writer and researcher.

Jack Davidson
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Jack Davidson is a nine-year digital nomad who's made his home in such far-flung locations as Cambodia, East Timor, Colombia and Hungary. He writes on a variety of topics relating to travel, travel insurance and financial matters for globetrotters and occasional wanderers alike.

Monica Axelsson
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I quit a well-paid job as a planning architect, sold my car and went away to travel solo at the age of 51 with my old veteran motorbike.

Tommy Walker
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Tommy Walker is a travel writer, journalist and social media correspondent who focuses on visiting uncharted destinations, conflict areas, dark tourism, adventure whilst interviewing folk along the way. He is currently reporting from the frontline on the protests in Hong Kong. Tommy has also reported on North Korea, Russia, France, Venezuela, Colombia, and Guyana.

Eva Lin
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Love to write and travel for work and pleasure, mostly travel around Asia, always looking for the next travel adventure.

Sam Bleakley
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Sam is a travel writer, academic, surfer and presenter from Cornwall in the UK, and Senior Lecturer and Course Coordinator in Cultural Tourism Management BA Hons at Falmouth University. His research in cultural tourism, surf travel and geography is particularly focused on Cornwall, the Caribbean, Africa and Asia. Surf travel has led Sam to visit sixty countries, documenting cultural tourism frontiers in Haiti, China, Algeria, Liberia, Oman and South Korea.

battleface podcast
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When It Hits The Fan podcast features tales of disasters, close-calls and hair-raising ordeals from explorers, journalists, extreme-sports fanatics and more. From capsizing in Iranian rapids to fending off corrupt police in Colombia, our guests have faced down danger - and lived to tell the tale.

Matt Maynard
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Matt Maynard is a British freelance writer and photographer based in Santiago, Chile. He covers environmental issues as well as adventure sport and travel from across South America and beyond.

Gwendolyn Janke
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Gwendolyn is a half German, half English bilingual secretary who worked a boring bank gig bank in London before the travel bug bit. She ran away to live with a family in Peru for 5 months, learning Spanish in the morning and working on a street children project in the afternoons. She then led adventure tours in Egypt, Morocco, Jordan and Eastern Europe for three and a half years. Coming home, she spent 5 years as a translator and interpreter in Berlin and eventually joined a bilingual kindergarten to teach English to children aged 2-6. She is currently on a year out adventuring.

Christine Dennison
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Entrepreneur, Explorer, Expedition leader and columnist. Christine Co-founded Adventure/Exploration company Mad Dog Expeditions and is the Founder of ExploringWomen.com, which highlights women who are strong role models, follow their passion, share their knowledge and pursue their dreams. Christine was the first woman to scuba dive and explore the Canadian High Arctic’s Northwest Passage and the Brazilian Amazon’s Rio Negro tributaries. She is a native New Yorker who swims with sharks, scuba dives under Arctic ice, has skied to the North Pole, discovered a WW2 Submarine in 600 ft of water and writes about women who inspire others through their work and accomplishments. www.instagram.com/exploringwomen/ www.maddogexpeditions.com