• Vermont by Marc Longwood

  • Camels in Jordan by John Montgomery

  • Shwedagon Pagoda by Lee Daley

  • America's Cup by Morton Beebe

  • Tarabuco, Bolivia by John Williamson

  • Hubbard Glacier by David Greitzer

  • Rainy day in Bali by Laurie McAndish King

  • Venice by Jim Shubin

  • California's Majestic Sequoia by Lee Foster

  • Kayaking the Channel Islands by April Orcutt

  • Fire Sky by Jim Nevill

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BATW Holiday Party – Dec. 8, 2015

Nov, 2015|

Join BATW for our holiday party at the Sea Lion Center (Aquarium of the Bay) in San Francisco and celebrate another terrific year.

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Welcome to BATW’s New Website

Nov, 2015|

Hats off to BATW Co-President Laurie McAndish King, who has completely revamped our website with a fresh new design.

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From the Board – November 2015

Nov, 2015|

Co-President Suzie Rodriguez has lots of news for BATW members.

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BATW Launches Litquake in San Rafael

Nov, 2015|

BATW and Litquake partner-up for hugely successful authors event.

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Tom Wilmer Wins 2015 Lowell Thomas Award

Nov, 2015|

Veteran broadcaster Tom Wilmer takes home the Bronze in prestigious SATW competition.

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John Montgomery to Photograph Event for NPS Anniversary

Nov, 2015|

[ Nov 14, 2015; ] John Montgomery’s aerial photos of Golden Gate Bridge anniversary spark new event opportunity. Join the crowd!

Laurie McAndish King Interviews Don George at the Commonwealth Club

Nov, 2015|

Tune in to hear Don George reflect upon his global expeditions - a sure bet to reignite your wanderlust.

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“San Jose: More Than Bits and Bytes” – by Robert Bone

Nov, 2015|

Bob Bone recaps BATW’s fun and info-packed October meeting, hosted by Team Jose.

  • Journalist Lee Foster, 510/549-2202, lee@fostertravel.com

BATW’S Meeting in San Jose Draws Parallels

Nov, 2015|

Lee Foster intertwines today’s San Jose with an earlier era.

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Dick Jordan’s “Cuba” Trailer Appears on Comcast

Nov, 2015|

Dick Jordan continues work on "Cuba Libre" travel documentary featuring interviews with BATW members.

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Meade Fischer Publishes Article in “Outdoor California”

Nov, 2015|

Outdoor enthusiast and author Meade Fischer welcomes Bald Eagles to Santa Cruz County.

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BATW Volunteer Party – Nov. 4

Oct, 2015|

[ Nov 4, 2015; ] If you’re a BATW volunteer, you're in the spotlight at a new event.

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