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Director of Tourism for Bedford, Virginia. President of the Virginia Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (VACVB); past president of the Shenandoah Valley Travel Association (SVTA) and past-president of the Travel component of the Virginia Hospitality & Travel Association (VHTA).
On which destinations & travel topics can you advise members especially well?
Basically anywhere in Virginia and much of the United States and Canada. Also the U.K. where I have studied and many other European countries. Historic cemeteries throughout Virginia and several other states. Some European cemeteries as well. I have led many tours dealing with historic architecture and an authority of early film star and interior designer William (Billy) Haines.
What destinations are you most interested in learning about?
Other travel / language expertise?
Limited languages (sorry to say). Have travelled extensively via Amtrak across the United States. Crossed the Atlantic as a child on the S.S. United States....wish I could do that again!
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