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I Urge You (Again!) To Go To Egypt
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I Urge You (Again!) To Go To Egypt

In April of this year, I encouraged you to travel to Egypt with Megan Fox. You did not listen to me, and now Egypt’s tourism is on pace to finish 25% down this year, accounting […]

Four Ways We Are Rich Without Even Knowing It
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Four Ways We Are Rich Without Even Knowing It

The following four snippets are the result of my slow and ongoing realization of how fortunate I am to have been born into the time and place I was. From an early age we are […]

Passing Up Paradise In Colombia
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Passing Up Paradise In Colombia

When they felt there was enough fish to justify pulling the nets in, someone would ring a bell hanging from a palm and close to 50 men, woman and children would rush to the ropes […]

Let’s Help Arlan On Her Quest To Meet 10,000 People [Q&A]
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Let’s Help Arlan On Her Quest To Meet 10,000 People [Q&A]

Have you met Arlan? If not, in the coming months you’ll have a better chance to meet her than most people you don’t know. You certainly are more likely to meet her than me. (That’s […]

Lions And Lions And Mormons! Oh My! (Part 3 Of The Lion Trilogy)
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Lions And Lions And Mormons! Oh My! (Part 3 Of The Lion Trilogy)

Warning, if you enjoy reading about Mormons being mauled by lions, then keep reading . . . For those of you who follow my Expeditioner posts (Thanks Mom, Dad and Roberta*)  you may have noticed […]

Why They Took The Lion
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Why They Took The Lion

“They are taking the lion to the vet, because he is sick. He is merely sick.” “We are taking the lion to live in the zoo in Guatemala City because they have kept him in […]

Be A Traveler Who Saves A Life
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Be A Traveler Who Saves A Life

Be part of our international campaign today to “Break the Bitter Chains of Slavery”! Dear Expeditioner Readers, As travelers I think all of us have stared into the face of unfortunate souls living desperate lives […]

Lions, CouchSurfing And Murder: On The Perpetual Strangeness Of Existence
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Lions, CouchSurfing And Murder: On The Perpetual Strangeness Of Existence

If I were superstitious, I might have seen the lion as a sign that in an hour-and-a-half I was going to be kidnapped or murdered. From the back of my motorcycle my roommate McKenzie pointed and […]

How I Taught Guatemalans To Stop Worrying About Kama Sutra And Love Yoga
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How I Taught Guatemalans To Stop Worrying About Kama Sutra And Love Yoga

“Come join us for yoga after work,” we would often ask them. We being gringos. They being Guatemalans. At the educational development organization I work for in Guatemala, we have both local Guatemalans and international […]

Q&A: Rolf Potts Went There
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Q&A: Rolf Potts Went There

Q&A with Nomad Rolf Potts, Author of Marco Polo Didn´t Go There It is easy to forget that when it comes to “travel writing,” traveling is the easy part. These days, anyone without the last […]