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“Rocking the Cure” for Climate Change

“Rocking the Cure” for Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 19, 2010 12

As each one of your incandescent light bulbs burns out, you change it to a compact fluorescent. You’ve promised yourself that you’ll never again buy water in a plastic bottle, and you dutifully refill

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The Things You Carry

The Things You Carry

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 13, 2010 11

Spirit Airlines will become the first carrier in U.S. history to charge fliers for putting carry-on bags into its overhead storage bins when it institutes its new fee schedule on August 1, 2010. If

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Jon Krakauer and Me

Jon Krakauer and Me

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 6, 2010 9

The “Recommended Packing List” in my Pre-Departure Briefing booklet for the Canyons of the American Southwest trip suggested I bring the usual gear: everything from a wool sweater and polypropylene long underwear to a pair of

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Self-Portraits While Traveling Solo

Self-Portraits While Traveling Solo

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 1, 2010 7

When I sign up for group tours, more often than not I enroll as a single traveler. It’s not for lack of family or friends (I hope!); it’s because either I’m the only one

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Nature Makes Us Good-Natured People

Nature Makes Us Good-Natured People

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 23, 2010 11

You’ve probably read oodles of stories, articles and personal anecdotes on the transformative powers of seeing Churchill’s polar bears. And you’ve most likely read a lot of them here, on Natural Habitat Adventures’ website and

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Please Don’t Banish Bumpy Roads

Please Don’t Banish Bumpy Roads

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 14, 2010 9

I like bumpy roads. Not the ones permeated with potholes big enough to break an axle or skew tires out of alignment, but the “washboard” ones that make your teeth rattle, your words vibrate

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In the Unplanned Moments, Travel Happens

In the Unplanned Moments, Travel Happens

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 25, 2010 9

There are probably just as many “types” of travelers as there are travelers. But when it comes to travel itineraries, you can generally break people down into two categories: those of the what-will-be-will-be ilk

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The Power of Place Names

The Power of Place Names

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 15, 2010 6

William Least Heat-Moon, author of such American travel books as Blue Highways (1982), River Horse: A Voyage Across America (1999), and Roads to Quoz: An American Mosey (2008), is one of my favorite writers.

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