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Behind every VIA article there's an intrepid reporter risking sunburn on an exotic Tahitian cruise, indigestion on San Francisco's best food tours, and over-exfoliation in the West Coast's most relaxing spas. These are the men and women who lived to tell the tale.

Long time California native, Aaron Carnes is a musician, a backpacker, a traveler and a writer. Currently residing in Sacramento, CA, he regularly contributes to the Good Times Santa Cruz, Metro San Jose, and the Sacramento News and Review.

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Al Bonowitz is the editor-in-chief for AAA's Hawaii Westways magazine.

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Alejandra Saragoza is a writer and editor based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her work has appeared in various publications, including Huffington Post, Fast Company, Touring & Tasting, and Diablo.

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Former Hawaii resident Alexander Salkever has written for Conde Nast
and Travel + Leisure.

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Alexander Wolff is a senior writer at Sports Illustrated. His book Big Game, Small World: A Basketball Adventure will be published in January 2002 by Warner Books, and his column, "The Hoop Life," appears regularly at He lives in New York City with his wife, Vanessa. Though he had never before visited Carmel Valley, Vanessa was born in Carmel. So even if he hadn't made it to the Zen retreat of Tassajara, his trip had a pilgrimage quality.

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Allen St. John has written about snowboarding for publications ranging from the New York
Times Magazine
to Rolling Stone.

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