Time for some self back-patting. Three stories from the Perceptive Travel webzine just won prizes in the Solas best travel writing contest sponsored by Travelers’ Tales publishing. Here are the champs, announced over the weekend:

Chris Epting scored a gold for Let’s Spend the Night Together.

Marie Javins won a silver for her Antarctica story Bragging Rights.

Darrin DuFord also got a silver for his Nicaragua piece Subdued by Street Vendors.

Plus Camille Cusumano got an honorable mention for Missing in Patagonia.

Congrats folks!