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Ballymaloe’s Myrtle Allen, CNN’s Culinary Journeys, Peruvian chef Gastón Acurio, AFAR Media USA, and Tourism Australia and partner Restaurant Australia have been announced as distinguished touRRoir 2018 Hall of Fame inductees at an event in Galway.
Among the many fine writers coming to Galway for the Cúirt International Festival of Literature is Mexican novelist Juan Pablo Villalobos. The author of three bitingly funny books, Down The Rabbit Hole, Quesadillas, and I’ll Sell You A Dog, he delivers sharply satirical, sometimes surreal, depictions of Mexico’s political and economic instability and inequity, and its crime problems.
I am compiling my column this week late on Tuesday night and, so far, we have not had storm Emma or, indeed, storm anything except for very cold weather and some light snow.
Maca, sometimes referred to as ‘Peruvian Ginseng’, is a root vegetable native to Peru.
Plenty of people have had mad thoughts or ideas while away on holidays, but there are not too many of them who follow them through to the end. But that is exactly what one Castlebar man did after walking the Inca Trail as a tourist in 2016, Jarlath McHale was so taken by the workload carried out by the porters who lugged everything he and his fellow tourists needed, from food to tents to toilet facilities from stop to stop, along with everything for themselves for the four day trek, that he came up with the idea of becoming the first non-Peruvian to do the trail as a porter and film his journey - from their eyes.
Maca, sometimes referred to as ‘Peruvian Ginseng’, is a root vegetable native to Peru. it is very much like a radish and in Peru it is known as the ‘fountain of youth’ as it has a long traditional use for energy, stamina and fertility. Maca root contains significant amounts of amino acids and minerals including calcium, phosphorous, zinc, magnesium and iron, as well as B vitamins, and is often referred to as a superfood.
Internationally acclaimed mountaineering author, Simon Yates, will visit Galway’s Town Hall Theatre next Thursday, September 7, to present the visually stunning and hugely entertaining My Mountain Life. Best known for his harrowing expedition to the Andes documented in the book and film Touching the Void, Simon is one of the most famous and accomplished exploratory mountaineers of his time.
An innate adventurous streak has taken Galway’s Damian Browne from the rugby fields of Ireland and France, to the mountains of Afghanistan and Peru, and now, hopefully, across the Atlantic as a solo oarsman.