Adventure Divas

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Holly Morris had a job, a desk, a career editing books and a serious case of burnout. She had a rising fear of walking through life with eyes open and soul shut. So Holly Morris fled the cubicle for a walk on the wild side.

She hit the road, mapped out her own Indian Jones dream, plunged in, and set out to find out what it means to be an adventurer today — a female adventurer in the 21st century. Her next stops: Borneo, the Sahara, the Mideast and the Matterhorn.

Camel races and Cuban street life. It's an old-fashioned and a new-fangled idea of adventure all at once. "Adventure diva" is the brand she's chosen — "estro-charged" globe-trotting.

The adventuring Holly Morris talks about getting out of the cubicle and into the wild blue yonder.


Holly Morris, Executive Producer and Director of PBS' Adventure Divas. Her new memoir is "Adventure Divas: Searching the Globe for a New Kind of Heroine".

This program aired on November 2, 2005.


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