On February 18th, Vintage Hudson Valley moves into the blogosphere
with stories by noted writers and editors, capturing this magical place between New York City and Albany in ways you have never seen it before. Whimsical, forthright, irreverent and inspiring, these weekly musings --- so full of surprises --- pack the punch of a Washington Irving and a T.C. Boyle. No two voices sound the same.
We lead off with David Yeadon, National Geographic
writer, whose travel books grace the shelves of many libraries, including his own at Mohegan Lake, NY. In the next few weeks we will be visited by Tim Moriarty, Managing Editor, Wine Enthusiast;
Margie Goldsmith, Contributing Editor, Elite Traveler;
and award-winning journalists Rachel Dickinson and Judie Fein. And this is only the beginning. For a look at the new Vintage Hudson Valley,
"My friend had just pointed out a narrow stretch of water between the
West Point Military Academy and the village of Cold Spring as the
place where colonial revolutionaries had once installed a huge cast iron
chain under the surface to rip out the wooden hulls of British man o'
wars. Then with an ominous crunching sound, not unlike chain-gouging
I imagine, our engine abruptly ceased and seemed to have no intention
whatsoever of ever starting up again. But at least we were still moving.
- from David Yeadon's "A Watery Hudson Odyssey";
read David's story
on The Hudson Valley Traveler
David Yeadon is the author of Seasons on Harris, Seasons in Basilicata, and the bestselling
National Geographic Guide to the World's Secret Places. He has written, illustrated, and designed
more than twenty books about travel around the world. He and his wife live in Mohegan Lake, New York.
for a preview
of David's latest book, AT THE EDGE OF IRELAND - Seasons on the Beara Peninsula.