Janice Booth's working life has included professional stage management, archaeology, selling haberdashery in Harrods, compiling logic-puzzle magazines and travelling widely. She has driven land-rovers in Timbuktu, walked with water-buffalo in Tamil Nadu, waded in the breakers of Namibia's Skeleton Coast, and initiated and co-written the Bradt guide to Rwanda, as well as editing many other Bradt guides to various far-flung places. Back at home, now living in Devon within sound of the sea, she has co-written (with Hilary Bradt) Slow South Devon & Dartmoor and Slow East Devon & the Jurassic Coast, and helps to judge Bradt's annual travel-writing competition.
Hilary Bradt is the founder of Bradt Travel Guides. She broadcasts and writes about the joys and perils of travelling in Madagascar and other developing countries. Hilary is patron of the British charity Money for Madagascar, and in 2008 received an