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Training for a Walking or Hiking Tour

YOU KNOW that walking regularly can mitigate or even prevent a host of conditions ranging from obesity to heart disease. But do you know how to walkto get the most out of your exercise sessions? Here are some pointers. * Aim … Continue reading

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Walking as Transportation

Books about Walking The Complete Guide to Walking, Mark Fenton.  Written by an editor at Walking magazine, this comprehensive how to guide, takes you from inertia to regular walking.  Exceptionally useful book aimed at the beginning walker or occasional exerciser. A … Continue reading

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Motivation to Dream (and Act) as a Travel Writer

Personal desire is the best motivator for exploring and writing about a place.  After all, if you want to be there — if you’re truly interested and engaged — you’ve a better chance of communicating  your experiences.  Care about the places … Continue reading

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Meet People :: Get Your Hands Dirty :: The World :: Close to Home

Meet People * Cultural Programs * Volunteer * Work Exchange * Travel   …get started with your dream of helping people and reaching out….meeting new friends….BE the change you want   Applications accepted during July, 2014 * Virtual Student Foreign Service – online … Continue reading

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Panama Canal :: Do It Yourself

Viewing the Panama Canal from a cruise ship might not be the best vista.   Canal bound cruise ships are so large and the decks so far above the water line that you can’t see the interesting activity below in … Continue reading

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Coastal Kayaking

Coastal Sea Kayaking Pushing to the edge of sunset, I’m paddling a sea kayak on a tributary of a Florida wilderness area, along the Eastern Shore coves of the Chesapeake Bay,  past coastal South Carolina barrier islands, or heading to a … Continue reading

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Zen of Travel Writing

When I need time to reflect on what I’ve seen,  to process incoming information, I take a long walk without my notebook and let thoughts  flow. If anything really important comes to mind, it can be written down when I get back to my … Continue reading

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