Winners of Travellers Calabria Guidebook & Calabrian CD by Marasà

I know you’re anxious, but for those who may not have seen all the great things leading up to today’s announcement, do check out the rest of the week’s posts:

Now let’s get to it!

The winner of the Calabrian CD by Marasà is Victor Cina aka @victorcina on Twitter (a great person to follow by the way)!

And the five winners of Travellers Calabria guidebooks are:

Most of these winners entered several times, including tweets and FB postings, so it does pay to be persistent! I will email all of you for your details, but if for some reason you don’t hear from me, feel free to send along your mailing address through Twitter, FB, or email michellefabio5(at)gmail(dot)com.

For those of you who would still like a copy of Travellers Calabria (as well you should!), you can purchase one via this special link through which I would get a small commission:

Travellers Calabria by Lara Dunston and Terry Carter

Thanks so much to everyone who read and commented and especially to Lara Dunston and Terry Carter not only for writing a fabulous guidebook about Calabria but also for being so available to talk about it and the business of travel writing.

Buon weekend a tutti!

8 Beans of Wisdom to “Winners of Travellers Calabria Guidebook & Calabrian CD by Marasà”
  1. Gil

    Congratulations to all the winners! Also, Happy Weekend to all.

    Have a great one Gil!

  2. 07.11.2009

    Thanks so much! I am really looking forward to the book and time well spent reading it!

    Thanks for being such a loyal reader, Bonnie 🙂

    .-= Valentinoswife´s last blog ..A Funny Happened on the Way To…… =-.

  3. 07.11.2009

    Congratulations to the winners! Thanks, Michelle for promoting it! If only I got royalties – but I’m glad you’re getting a commission – and most of all, I’m pleased people will be reading it!!!

    Bonnie (and others) – I look forward to your feedback. Enjoy!

    Hee hee….thanks so much for all your help in coordinating this, Lara, and of course for your fabulous interview!

  4. 07.11.2009

    Hi Michelle

    Congratulations to all the winners, I am still going to buy it, a great book to have on you bookshelf. 🙂
    Especially if you want to find out out Calabria 🙂

    That’s the spirit, Anne! You’re really going to enjoy it 🙂

    .-= anne´s last blog ..A Fun day out in Oxford….. =-.

  5. 07.12.2009

    Yipphiee ! Grazie Grazie Grazie ! I am so excited, I hope it will arrive before I leave for my holiday in Calabria !
    Thanks Michelle, thanks Lara.

    I hope so too, Suzie! Congrats!

    .-= Suzie´s last blog ..Iron Furniture =-.

  6. Woot. congrats to the winners.

    I will need to buy a copy before my trip to Calabria. I don’t know when said trip will happen but I’m looking forward to it. 🙂


    .-= nyc/caribbean ragazza´s last blog ..“The Sack Of Rome” by Alexander Stille, “A Long Way Gone” by Ishmael Beah, “The House At Sugar Beach” by Helene Cooper. =-.

  7. 07.19.2009

    Wow, my first blog cntest win. How cool. Something to look fprward to in these dog days of summer here in sizzlin Arizona. It’s 114/45 outside, thank goodnes for A/C.

    Thanks Michelle for having the contest.


    My pleasure, Linda! Enjoy 🙂

    .-= Ice Tea For Me´s last blog ..italia – i made it =-.

  8. 08.11.2009

    Hi Michelle…..This book is in my travel agents now 🙂 ….it looks really good, had a flick through. I said to the girl in there…I have been reading all about the
    author on my friends blog… she said who is the author …oh don’t you know its Lara …. I told her all about your 5 part interview with Lara, she was
    really impressed!!

    So glad you found it Anne! Hope you enjoy 🙂

    .-= anne´s last blog ..Nature around my garden….. =-.

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