ecotourism

Orangutans and the Treehouse of Your Dreams

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The only thing cooler than a treehouse in the middle of the jungle? A treehouse in the middle of a jungle full of wild orangutans.

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The Great Lavender Schism

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I didn’t ever end up finding the rolling fields of lavender that had motivated me to visit the south of France – but I found something much better.

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Camels, Craters and The Healing Silence

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The heat, silence and endless horizon of the Israeli desert make the perfect healing cocktail.

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Walking on Healing Water

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My two favorite things about South America are the Andes mountains and the Amazon jungle, so I knew I was destined to love the town of Baños, Ecuador, which sits at the junction between them.

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Las Islas de la Aventura

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From sea kayaking, to mountain biking, to snorkeling with sharks, the Galapagos Islands are not only paradise for nature lovers, but also for adventure seekers.

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The Best Hump Day Ever

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Not many people can say they spent their “hump day” in the company of dozens of Israeli camels – but I can!

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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

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Today’s photo essay takes you with me to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, a place I already count among my favorites I’ve ever visited. I’m getting teary now just reminiscing about it!

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Colombia’s Unspoiled Parque Tayrona

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Located approximately 20 km from the city of Santa Marta, the hub for ecotourists along the eastern stretch of Colombia’s Caribbean coast, Parque Tayrona (as it’s known in Spanish) has everything, from hiking, to camping, to swimming, to opportunities to experience indigenous culture.

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