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Eye-to-eye with Bears, Belugas, Big Cats and Penguins | Marybeth Bond


BondM13Marybeth Bond (a.k.a. GutsyTraveler) is a National Geographic author and blogger who has traveled to over 100 countries. Marybeth, her online magazine www.GutsyTraveler.com, and her 12 books have been featured in USA Today and the New York Times, and landed her on "The Oprah Winfrey Show.” She has appeared on more than 250 television and radio shows. Marybeth ranks #1 in Google searches for Women Travel Expert. She also biked 3,115 miles across the USA with her daughter and raised $52,000 for Osteoporosis in the process.

Eye-to-eye with bears, belugas, big cats and penguins.  Accompanied by Travel Photography Tips.

National Geographic author Marybeth Bond, better known as the Gutsy Traveler, will take you along on a lifetime of up-close and personal encounters with the wild things.

Trek on foot with a tongue-clicking Bushman in search of Cape Rhino in the Kalahari to encounter black-maned lions.  Snorkel in the frigid Canadian Arctic waters to come face-to-face with gentle Beluga Whales. Under a luminous full moon, step out of the tent for a spine-chilling rendezvous with a Grizzly in Yellowstone National Park.  Join Marybeth to track polar bears in the Arctic and kayak with penguins and icebergs in Antarctica. Learn insider photography tips.

Travel Beyond the Ordinary and Improve your Travel Photography.

Marybeth Bond has visited over 100 countries on seven continents to bring you will the most iconic adventure and pleasures.

Soak in the best views from iconic hotel bathtubs from the Taj Mahal to Bali and the storm battled Pacific Coast. Helicopter to new heights from Fiji to the Purcell Mountain where you will hike, climb or snorkel. Cycle through Tuscany, Ireland, the Loire or bike across America to meet the unknown characters of the land.  Live like a king at seven palace hotels from India to France and Ireland.

Bike Across the USA with the Gutsy Traveler.
Marybeth Bond will take you along on her 3,000-mile,  three-month bicycle ride with her 22-year-old daughter from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean. Meet the characters who shared their families, elk, Rocky Mountain Oysters and rodeos along the way. Hear how they survived a tornado in Kansas, chiggers in Iowa, a bear in the road in Virginia and a wild dog attack in Kentucky. Learn how they raised $52,000 along the way which they donated to Osteoporosis education.

Start Date: July 12, 2014
End Date: July 18, 2014


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