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Alaska to Zambia –  USHUAIA TO ULURU!

Walt BalenovichThe author, Walt Balenovich, of “Travels In A Blue Chair” just wrote me and asked if I could help get the word out about this wonderful new book he wrote. So here is the information as it sounds extremely interesting. –

Walt began to travel as a bench-warming athlete and coach, in wheelchair basketball, rugby and sledge hockey, and as a volunteer in disabled sports, as the Athletic Director of the Niagara District Wheelchair Sports Association and V.P. of Development for the Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association.

Walt has spent parts of the last 15 years traveling the world, including all of the world’s habitable continents. After writing emails home to friends and family outlining the often hilarious adventures and problems that came up while on holiday, the comment was invariably the same – “YOU SHOULD WRITE A BOOK”! So he has.

Why not cuddle up with Walt tonight and read a few stories before bedtime? You are sure to enjoy them!


I wanted to share this email with you as it is great information for visitors looking for accessible travel in Spain.

As a disabled person ( I have MS) living in Barcelona I have developed Shoreside Services for cruise ship passengers that now cover the main ports of Spain and the Balearic Islands. The provision for disabled passengers is more or less non-existent in terms of shoreside activities such as excursions in adapted vehicles, assistance for deaf persons with guides who can sign, etc.

Having worked extensively with Accessible Barcelona owned by Craig Grimes as a subcontracted excursion operator specializing in tours for the disabled within Barcelona. I have now branched out to cover Spain and the Balearic Islands offering services to disabled travelers via the port ground handlers with whom I have exclusive rights to offer the following:

Those Shoreside Services that my company are able to offer to PSA, Seatrade Cruise Members & Specialist Agencies, and the individual traveler throughout Spanish ports consists of: