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About Tracy

Tracy L. Barnett is a bilingual, multimedia environmental and travel writer, editor and teacher.

Walking on cloudsWith more than two decades’ experience as an award-winning newspaper and magazine writer, an educator and a book author, she incorporates literary tendencies and a flair for adventure with today’s new media as an audio-video producer, photographer, blogger and storyteller who crisscrosses boundaries of medium and culture.

TANZANIABut more important than medium is the message, which goes beyond language and culture. No matter where she goes, Tracy’s travels are questions in search of answers that exist on the plane of the human heart.


Now in the third decade of her career, Tracy seeks to pull together the threads of her work as an environmental writer, a travel writer and a lover of the Latin American people in The Esperanza Project. In 2010 she traveled from Mexico to Patagonia, documenting the work of creative sustainability projects throughout the Americas for The Esperanza Project and an upcoming book.

“As our world comes to terms with an increasingly urgent need to change our way of life or face terrible consequences, I’ve turned to a people who have taught me so much over the years,” she says. “I’ve found innovation, resilience and hope in perilous times.”

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1. MªJose - June 15, 2009

Hola Tracy:
Desde Malaga(España)te mandamos un saludo y nuestro agradecimiento por ver nuestras fotos en tu blog(Recuerdas en Granada?:Visitabamos la Alhambra mi hija y yó).
Nos alegraria saber de tí y tus viajes,a lo mejor te animas a venir a Marruecos con nosotras
Tus amigas
Maria Jose y Maria Jose

2. Debbie Antoon - February 16, 2012

Hi Tracy,
How are you? Wish we could meet over some coffee for a relaxed visit and you could tell me all about your adventures!

Miss you, and sending you hugs for all the great vibes that you and The Esperanza Project are doing.

Debbie Antoon

3. Tony Oglesby - February 28, 2012

Hello Tracy look forward to meeting you on the cruise…tony

PS: you can find me on facebook Anthony Oglesby Daphne, Al

4. monica martin - June 7, 2013

Hola Tracy! no se cuando andaras por Argentina, pero en mi provincia (corrientes) esta el mayor espejo de agua dulce del mundo (Laguna del Ibera y sus Esteros) con toda su fauna autoctona.
Te propongo que no te pierdas cuando te quede un lugarcito en tu agenda, gustosamente, te puedo acompañar!

5. Laura Ozorio - July 23, 2013

hi! thank you so much for writing about Paraguay and its people! I found this blog because my boyfriend, who is American, was looking for information about my country. Hope you enjoyed your time here!