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Calling on the Congo

My African adventure was to include a hike up Mount Nyiragongo, an active 2 mile high volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and spend the night camping at the rim and seeing the fiery lava lake in the … Continue reading

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Galapagos Going Green

The people of Ecuador are working diligently to keep the Galapagos Islands alive and well. Tourism has increased appreciably which is both good and bad. The money they bring in is essential to run the programs needed for conservation and management of  the … Continue reading

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Victoria ShortFalls

Poverty is rampant in Zambia in spite of  being a tourist destination. Unemployment is extremely high and government-funded education only goes through 7th grade. Given these circumstances I was pleasantly surprised to see how friendly the people are and what a … Continue reading

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