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Colorado-based Claudia Carbone started her career as a ski journalist. When she expanded to covering ski resorts and ski destinations, she found that travel writing was the perfect compliment.
With more than 30 books, 152 plays, and five optioned feature films to her name, Christina Hamlett is a very busy writer. But she’s not too busy to pursue another passion — travel writing.
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