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Welcome To The Jungle!

You can’t really say that you’ve traveled in South America without making a detour to the Amazon Rainforest at some point along the way – I mean, hell, it covers half of the goddamn continent. 1,699 more words


How much forest will be lost in Grandview Heights?

I’ve been counting colored pixels again. The city’s mapping people said they couldn’t tell me how much forest was in Grandview Heights, and how much would be lost to development, so I estimated it myself. 339 more words


Local Shop Offers Medicinal Soaps from the Rainforest of Ecuador

The indigenous community of Rio Blanco is applying a new twist to its ancient, ancestral traditions. In the Amazon rainforest of Ecuador, this indigenous Kichwa community is creating soaps utilizing the healing properties of the native medicinal plants of the forest. 325 more words


Drizzly day walk in the rainforest

Here in southwest British Columbia we live in a temperate rainforest and at this time of year we can get a lot of rain. One of our local regional parks is a mixture of overgrown, former farmland, hay fields, small forested areas, swamp, a small river, and well maintained trails for hikers and equestrians. 194 more words


Starting from Scratch - Costa Rica Planning

First off: I have never planned a trip before.

My only claim to traveling fame is a visit to Cancún when I was 13, and I certainly didn’t plan that trip. 241 more words


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There are so many wonderful things about visiting a foreign country. But one of my favorites is meeting the people and learning about different cultures. One of my favorite people I have ever met was… 173 more words