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Tipping porters and guide on treks

The porters o Quechuas are probably the most important on everybody’s journey on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu that is why whoever is trekking the Inca trail should budget porters and guides tips into the overall cost of Inca trail trip, here are… 615 more words

Machu Picchu

The Porters of Mt. Kilimanjaro ~ Tanzania

These guys are our new heroes! During the 7 days it took us to climb up and down Tanzania’s Mt. Kilimanjaro, our porters did it in half the time each day, while carrying 25+ kilos of “stuff” on their backs, shoulders, and heads. 264 more words


The Hard Men/Women (Wagumu) of Kilimanjaro


Tough! The essence of the word is illustrated in the bent backs of porters that look to the slopes of Kilimanjaro as a means to an end. 99 more words

NYC Beer Week!

It’s New York City Beer Week! This annual event is put on by the NYC Brewers Guild to promote awareness of its brewing members and increase visibility of local beers. 277 more words


Well and truly Blasted!

So this week The Other Room opened it’s doors for the very first time and welcomed audience members to Cardiff’s one and only pub theatre. Kick-starting their programme with Sarah Kane’s infamous work, Porter’s cinema room has been transformed in to a black box theatre and in turn, a hotel room to create the set of Blasted. 290 more words


Nepal is Changing the Everest Climbing Route Because of Avalanche Fears

Increased fears of avalanches on Everest have prompted officials in Nepal to change the route mountaineers use to scale the world’s tallest mountain.

Starting from next month, the BBC reports, climbers will no longer be allowed on the daunting Khumbu Icefall – a treacherous stretch just above Base Camp, full of crevasses and ice towers, that was the site of the mountain’s deadliest disaster, when an avalanche last year killed 16. 125 more words

Testimonial: "In my case... the college "family" were no less abusive than the real family I was trying to escape. "

“I’ve already written something for this page about the myriad of troubles I had as an undergraduate student. However, in support of the Whose University? 985 more words