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The Power of Community

“Many people are good at talking about what they are doing, but in fact do little. Others do a lot but don’t talk about it; they are the ones who make a community live.” — Jean Vanier, Community and Growth … Continue reading

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Sights and Sounds of the Jungle

All the animals except for man know that the principle business of life is to enjoy it. –Samuel Butler Technology has failed me today so all I can give you is the Sights and (words about the) Sounds of the … Continue reading

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Movies and Books Which Inspired Your Travel

“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” –Jhumpa Lahiri In a recent post I asked which books and movies had inspired you to travel. Your responses were wonderful and numerous. In the quick and … Continue reading

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Call of the Wild Animals

“If all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit, for whatever happens to the beasts also happens to the man. All things are connected.” — Chief Seattle of the Suwamish Tribe, letter to President … Continue reading

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What Is Ecotourism?

Many terms are used these days to refer to similar overlapping ideas about responsible tourism.  Wikipedia defines Ecotourism as “tourism involving visiting fragile, pristine, and relatively undisturbed natural areas….Ecotourism focuses on socially responsible travel, personal growth, and environmental sustainability. (It) … Continue reading

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