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American Trekkers clarify, Nepal is Safe for Travel!

Ministry of Tourism of Nepal has released a press statement clarifying that Nepal is safe for the traveling, and encouraged people to visit Nepal soon. … 347 more words

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Australian Trekker clarifies, Nepal is Safe for Travel!

Ministry of Tourism of Nepal has released a press statement clarifying that Nepal is safe for the traveling, and encouraged people to visit Nepal soon. … 721 more words

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Travel photo binge: 4-wheel driving on Mt Merapi, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

A photo post about going 4-wheel driving on Mount Merapi, near Yogyakarta. Mt Merapi means “fire mountain” as described in my post about Mt Nglenggerran (check out the Indonesia catergory for more Indo adventures!) and has regularly erupted over the past 600 years. 105 more words

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Kirk Douglas: Disaster Tourism for Fun & Profit

We humans are fascinated by disaster and tragedy.

Many tourist attractions (politely named “Interpretive Centres”) have been built on the sites of man-made and natural disasters. 659 more words

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Today I’m remembering the old Palestinian man in Rafah who chewed me out in 2004.

I was standing at the site in the southern Gaza Strip where a bulldozer, operated by an Israeli soldier, had rolled over a young American woman, Rachel Corrie, not once but twice. 349 more words

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Extinction Aesthetic Travelogue: Chernobyl - the original Zone of Alienation

GHOSTS OF THE FUTURE: BORROWING ARCHITECTURE FROM THE ZONE OF ALIENATION:

 A few years later, another photo-reference tour was being cited for the gaming press, only this time it was not a cheery holiday in Europe, but a trip to the…

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Disaster Tourism And The Darker Side Of Travel.

Disaster tourism is essentially the act of travelling to a disaster area out of a matter of curiosity, or using a disaster to create profit in the form of organised tours and treks. 1,386 more words

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