Cathy Merrifield of RoarLoud.net
On this edition of Wide World Stories, we have with us Cathy Merrifield of RoarLoud.net Cathy is fueled by her passion and drive which comes from her love of adventure, travel, and everything outdoors. Being a native New Englander, she has always loved exploring nature and the world around her. Whether it is scaling Mt. Kilimanjaro, skiing the Pyrenees of France, or simply kayaking a peaceful stream in New England, Cathy is energized by nature. Cathy newest interest is discovering and showcasing beautiful street art from all over the world. She travels the world and adventures near and far with her boyfriend Frank. Their site RoarLoud is a well know adventure travel site and they recently started a new site devoted to adventures in New England.
[2:20] Cathy’s story of how her passion and interest for travel started. (hint: it started in St. Lucia)
[3:50] Cathy talks about the life lessons she learned from climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro.
[6:44] Cathy ’s best place on earth to visit would be the islands of the Azores.
[9:18] Cathy talks about forgetting a major piece of her gear – a camera lens – and how she learned to use lists better when packing up for a trip.
[12:41] Cathy’s one piece of travel gear that she can’t go without is a Lifestraw
[14:28] Cathy talks about her desire to travel again out west across the United States
[15:51] Cathy’s recommendation for a non-touristy place that you must visit. It’s a back alley restaurant called Tasca – A European Restaurant in Ponta Delgada, Azores.
[17:45] Cathy talks about her street art twitter chat group – once a month on the last Monday. Street art chat is on twitter as #streetartchat. Links can be found on both RoarLoud.net and nothingbutnewengland.com.
Where to Connect with Cathy:
Stumble Upon: https://www.stumbleupon.com/stumbler/roarloudcat
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