062 – Darley Newman – Equitrekking the Globe

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Discovering  locations around the world by horseback riding and other adventure activities with local people…

Darley Darley Newman (travel expert, published author and the host, writer and producer of Equitrekking, the Emmy-Award winning PBS TV series, and Travels with Darley on PBS, Create TV and on AOL, MSN Travel, Huffington Post, Amazon and over 2000 partner sites) joins John Matson and Bess Chapman in the MouthMedia Network studio powered by Sennheiser.

In this episode:

  • Botswana
  • Salt pans and stargazing
  • Discovering experts, keeping track of them for use indifferent locationsDarley
  • Complicated logistics involved
  • Horses and their personalities
  • Getting charged by an elephant
  • Being a safari guide
  • Finding the right guides
  • Less remote areas are still unique on horseback
  • Something connects people because of horses
  • Why horses are therapeutic for both mind and body
  • Starting the show, how Darley manifested it, a background in journalism and behind the scenes
  • How she started with a website and some videosDarley
  • Horses are a vehicle to get to know people and places
  • Creating a second show, “Travels with Darley”, started short form, and the many places to distribute content
  • Curating content for the right platform
  • How a trip-planning business came organically out of the show
  • The aspect of ecotourism aspect
  • What’s next, and the one place Darley would like to travel to next (because of the food…)

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