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Prairie Dogs: Lost Language Underground

Prairie Dogs: Lost Language Underground

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 11, 2010 9

Tucked away for centuries in a remote corner of northeastern India, a rare language lives. According to reports from the National Geographic Society, the language, called “Koro,” has just been “discovered” by researchers from

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The Making of an Adventure Town

The Making of an Adventure Town

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 4, 2010 6

I’m going to have to ask for your forbearance right up front on this one, because I’m going to do a little bragging here. Not too long ago, my hometown of Madison, Wisconsin, was

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Video: Flying through Forests as a Goshawk

Video: Flying through Forests as a Goshawk

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 30, 2010 3

Human beings have a number of common dream themes, and one of them is flying. We’ve probably all imagined a bird’s-eye view of one landscape or another. If you’ve ever wondered, however, what flying

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A Traveling Collection

A Traveling Collection

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 27, 2010 5

The boxes were probably no bigger than six inches by six inches by six inches, and I remember they were wrapped with white, sticky tape. One arrived in the mail every month, with the

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What’s Your Canoe?

What’s Your Canoe?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 20, 2010 5

Upon meeting someone new, we usually try to find out two salient facts about the person within the first 30 seconds of being introduced: his or her name and what he or she does

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Video: The Sea Lion and the Starfish

Video: The Sea Lion and the Starfish

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 16, 2010 1

It seems that NatHab travelers overwhelmingly agree that animals like to play. After posting an article on the topic and a YouTube video of an elk playing in a mud puddle at Good Nature,

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Voluntourism: Mixing Vacations with Work

Voluntourism: Mixing Vacations with Work

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 13, 2010 8

On my last travel vacation, I didn’t plant a tree, dig a well or paint a fence. I simply walked, observed and “absorbed.” I’m wondering now if my lack of industriousness should make me

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Mountains and Monarchs

Mountains and Monarchs

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 6, 2010 6

The Mud Hen was a great little steamboat—a one-of-a-kind, respectable, lake-worthy craft. When I was about eight years old, my uncle Verne, a carpenter and a lover of steam engines, built her out of

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