About the Idiot

Joel Stratte-McClure, an American journalist/adventurer who lived in France for over three decades, has been writing about his global trekking and hiking adventures since the 1970s. His work  has taken him to over 110 countries and his articles on a variety of subjects have appeared The International Herald Tribune, Time Magazine, The London Times, People Magazine, Who Weekly, Fast Thinking and numerous other publications.

He is currently based in California but travels regularly to the Mediterranean to gather anecdotes and add kilometers for his third book in this series: “The Idiot and the Odyssey III: Alexander the Great Walks the Mediterranean.”

Joel Stratte-McClure

The Idiot, aka Joel Stratte-McClure

Joel Stratte-McClure

Joel Stratte-McClure covering Woodstock in 1969.