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A Little Volunteering…Building Stoves in Rural Guatemala

One full hour after starting our project we finally had the first layer of concrete blocks nestled next to each other, absolutely perfectly level and arranged in a large rectangular shape. Mitul and Grace, also volunteers from the Pop Wuj language school in Guatemala, carefully scrapped at the wet red clay while I was nearby […]

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A Little Climb…Red Hot Lava and an Active Volcano

Mini pandemonium broke out as six of us teetered on a jaggedly tiny ledge of dried volcanic lava – although the top surface of the lava was hard and quite solid under our feet, the heat radiating from every single crevice of the charred gray rock had me feeling like a pot roast in a […]

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A Little Payoff…Salvation in Kings Canyon Australia

Huddled under one lone awning in the middle of the Outback, as the rain poured down around us, we all looked forlornly at the broken down tour bus while Jess presented us with a choice: admit defeat and return to the previous night’s campground near Uluru head a couple hours down the road toward Kings […]

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A Little Climb…A Harrowing Pass and Mountain Descent

In addition to Ireland’s most scenic coastline and sights: Slea Head Drive, and Fungie the Dolphin in Dingle town’s harbor, there are two other parts of the Dingle Peninsula that I really loved. Forging Dingle’s Connor Pass: My photos from Connor Pass don’t even look real, and I swear to you they are unaltered. I […]

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