About Jan Halliday

Jan Halliday is a travel writer who covers the region from Barrow, Alaska to La Paz, Mexico for various regional and national publications and regularly writes for the Port Townsend Leader. Her guidebooks include Native Peoples of Alaska, A Traveler's Guide to Land, Art and Culture and Native Peoples of the Northwest: A Traveler's Guide to Land, Art and Culture.

Hula Girl

On a cool, partly sunny Port Townsend summer day, I met with a writer’s group whose members have continued to gather and respond to each other’s writing years after meeting each other in a five-week essay writing course. After a lunch of soup, salad and strawberries that we dipped into chocolate (a favorite writing food … Continue reading

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