On the Mekong River, Laos: Photo by Diana Herring
Kit Herring has journeyed extensively throughout South America, Africa, and Asia and formerly worked as a writer for the National Film Board of Canada and as an international travel photographer.
He has published work through The Population Reference Bureau, the University of Florida, and the Costa Rican Tourist Board. The Sierra Club archives his slide show presentation, Humans and the Environment, on video and his work in South America has been featured in National Geographic Adventure and The New York Times.
A long-term visitor and sometime resident of Peru, he has worked with a number of NGOs in that country, including Selva Sur in Cusco, The Wildlife Conservation Society of the Bronx Zoo, and Tropical Nature, Inc. He has appeared He received the Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association Literary Award in 2008 for Adult Non-Fiction for an excerpt from his latest novel, Descending the Cairo Side.
Currently he works as an independent travel agent, selling trips to Peru and other destinations in South America for http://peruperu.com and World Class Travel.
Descending the Cairo Side – a novel of the traveling life was published in October 2010 and is available on Amazon.com as an e-book
He can be reached at email@example.com