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Carolyn V. Hamilton

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June 26

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Carolyn V. Hamilton is a multi-genre author, free-lance journalist, and workshop leader. Professionally trained as an illustrator and graphic designer, she spent over 3 decades working as a marketing executive and copywriter in the real world of “Mad Men.”

In 2009 she founded www.adventuress-travel-magazine.com, the digital magazine “for women over 50 doing fun things”, focusing on essay stories from women about their personal travel adventures.

Carolyn V. Hamilton is a graduate of Antioch University Seattle and her other adventures have included two years’ service as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer and a stint (in her “younger days”) as a Playboy Bunny.

When she is not traveling, she resides in Cuenca, Ecuador.

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Stranded in a tropical rainstorm at Iquitos, Peru, burned-out art therapist Dianti Robertson waits for a boatman long overdue. She must complete the construction of a library for Yanamono Amerindians on the upper Amazon before the wild deluges of the rainy season halt all construction.

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“If life gives you lemons, make mojitos!”
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“If you hear a different drummer, don’t march—dance!”
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“Documenting little details of your everyday life becomes a celebration of who you are.”
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