Amazigh Hostel: Aljezur, Portugal

Amazigh Hostel entrance in Aljezur, Portugal.

Amazigh Hostel entrance in Aljezur, Portugal.

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ANN MARIE BROWN: OUTDOOR WRITER & PHOTOGRAPHER

Ann Marie Brown currently teaches journalism at Sierra Nevada College and UNR.

Ann Marie Brown currently teaches journalism at Sierra Nevada College and UNR.

Brown was born in February 1964 in rural Pennsylvania. She came the west coast, more specifically Santa Barbara, California, when she was sixteen with her family. They often visiting the Tahoe basin on family vacations and on her own adventures as she got older.

Brown describes her journey here as one with lots of zigs and zags. She lived and worked in the Bay

area for a while, as well as traveled the world, and lived in Yosemite for eight years before moving to South Lake Tahoe.

Writing for Sunset and Outside Magazine are only a few of Brown’s many accomplishments. She has also published many books, most of which are travel guides such as:101 Great Hikes and California Waterfalls. Brown currently has 13 books in print.

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NOMAD

no·mad
/’nōˌmad/
noun
noun: nomad; plural noun: nomads
  1. a member of a people having no permanent abode, and who travel from place to place to find fresh pasture for their livestock.
    synonyms: itinerant, traveler, migrant, wanderer, roamer, rover; More

    “a photojournalist who lived with a clan of nomads for six months”
    • a person who does not stay long in the same place; a wanderer.
Origin
late 16th century: from French nomade, via Latin from Greek nomas, nomad- ‘roaming in search of pasture,’ from the base of nemein ‘to pasture.’