Lois Joy Hofmann – Sailing around the world

Lois HofmannLois Joy Hofmann and her husband Gunter, decided to fulfill their dream of sailing around the world, just the two of them, after they both retired! While they longed for escape and independence from working in the corporate world, they found that there was no control – the sea and the wind took them where it wanted. They spent eight years sailing sea to sea and port to port.

Lois has chronicled their adventures in a 3 volume set. The first, Maiden Voyage, is a how-to book for would be and experienced sailors; the second is Sailing the South Pacific and the third will be released in 2014. Hear of her life-changing adventures and why there’s no time like the present to take the trip of your dreams.

More about Lois: LoisJoyHofmann.com and about the journey: PacificBliss.com


About Elaine Masters

The Gathering Road podcast – Travel stories and inspiration from nomads, travel experts and authors, each sharing their journeys of courage, passion and uncommon adventure. Hosted by dedicated traveler, Elaine J. Masters, Indie Excellence award-winning author and international scuba diver who has visited over 35 countries.

As a travel writer she found that staying healthy and stress-free on the go improved every trip. Today the pioneering techniques in her Drivetime Yoga book and award-winning audio  are used by police officers, commuters, road trippers, sales people and travelers worldwide. Flytime Yoga was chosen as the hot idea by Meetings & Conventions Magazine. Travel tips, destinations and reviews are available at: TripWellness.com

When she’s not on the road, Elaine gathers travelers together to learn and network at monthly Travel Well gatherings. and she’s the co-organizer of the Travel Massive San Diego,  bringing together travel writers and industry professionals, a part of the global network of those working in the travel industry.

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