Writer. Photographer. Adventurer.

Pam LeBlanc writes about adventure, fitness and travel. A longtime newspaper journalist who now writes for a variety of regional and national publications, she loves anything that makes her muddy, results in mosquito bites or poison ivy, rips her pant legs and brings her closer to nature.

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My Stories, All True:

J. David Bamberger on Life as an Entrepreneur and Conservationist

J. David Bamberger, now in his 90s, got rich by selling vacuum cleaners and fried chicken, but his life’s work was restoring a worn-out piece of land in the Texas Hill Country. In her book, “My Stories, All True: J.David Bamberger on Life as an Entrepreneur and Conservationist,” Pam LeBlanc shares the story of their friendship, along with a selection of Bamberger’s favorite tales, most of which are true.

Buy it here via PayPal, or pay by check or Venmo (@Pam-LeBlanc-5). Books are $28, plus $3 shipping. The book is also available at BookPeople, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon. For more information email Pam at pamleblancadventures@gmail.com.

Blog Updates

At Oak Alley Plantation in Louisiana, tours balance lives of slaves, wealthy owners

Ten years ago, when I last visited Oak Alley Plantation, the Greek Revival style mansion and its long row of gracefully bending oaks took the spotlight. Tour guides in antebellum gowns led me through the Big House, showing off fine furnishings and lush grounds, but...
Ten things about my new campervan from Wayfarer Vans

Ten things about my new campervan from Wayfarer Vans

Four days ago, Chris and I flew to Colorado to pick up our new campervan, which we’ve named Vincent VanGo. We’ve been taking the long way home, getting comfortable with our new adventure rig and exploring a bit of Colorado and New Mexico along the way. We’re in Red...

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Ten things about my new campervan from Wayfarer Vans

Ten things about my new campervan from Wayfarer Vans

Four days ago, Chris and I flew to Colorado to pick up our new campervan, which we’ve named Vincent VanGo. We’ve been taking the long way home, getting comfortable with our new adventure rig and exploring a bit of Colorado and New Mexico along the way. We’re in Red...

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In Colorado Springs, eat green chile at the King’s Chef Diner

In Colorado Springs, eat green chile at the King’s Chef Diner

Part of the fun of exploring new places is checking out funky little joints for food - and I’m not talking about gourmet dinners at fancy hotels, although that’s a nice splurge. Our Austin friend Tony Fryer steered us toward a place called the King’s Chef Diner, an...

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Testimonials

Pam LeBlanc is a remarkable and fearless adventurer. She is not afraid to ‘ride the tiger’. Her writings capture the spirit and essence of her varied exploits...and she demonstrates a deep sense of stewardship for Mother Earth."

- Dan Sholly, former chief ranger of Yellowstone National Park

To read any of Pam’s reports from the field is to be whisked alongside a down-to-earth yet formidable woman with a great adventurous spirit, for the ride of your life. Her storytelling and photographs will have you yearning for the great outdoors, a new journey into yourself…or perhaps a naked run with hundreds of your closest friends!"

Tanya Streeter- Tanya Streeter, record-setting free diver and environmentalist

Pam’s perspective of seeing the world brings out the light in people, places and situations. Not only is she creative, and original, with her lighthearted humor, she always finds a ways to put a smile on your face. I always look forward to seeing her work!"

- Leo Manzano, Olympic silver medalist in the 1500 meter run

I’ve never known someone so willing to jump — sometimes literally — into her work as Pam LeBlanc. She is a writer whose prose can take you places you’ve always wanted to go — or the places you wish you could go, but probably never will."

Debbie Hiott- Debbie Hiott, former executive editor of the Austin American-Statesman and now general manager of KUT and KUTX

Pam LeBlanc is an energetic and inspirational speaker who draws you in with her stories of life and adventure. She is a funny, fearless woman who truly enjoys storytelling. We can’t say enough about Pam LeBlanc."

- Jerreta Hartfield, American Heart Association, Austin