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Greenland and the Culture of the Kayak

Greenland and the Culture of the Kayak

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 29, 2020 0

The first time I heard the expression “Eskimo roll,” I was standing on the deck of the M/V Sea Spirit, a small, polar-adapted, expedition ship that was my home for two weeks as I

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New Discovery Shows Mayans Valued Essential Workers, Too

New Discovery Shows Mayans Valued Essential Workers, Too

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 18, 2020 0

One of the many things that the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us is how important essential workers are to our own well-being and to society as a whole. Throughout the country, there has been

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20 Tips for Making the Most of Your National Park Trip

20 Tips for Making the Most of Your National Park Trip

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 17, 2020 0

Mountains, seashores, grasslands, wetlands, coral reefs and glaciers. Our national parks protect a multitude of terrains for every taste. And with more than 400 national park units across the country to explore, it can be daunting

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5 Reasons Why China Should Be Your Next Nature Adventure

5 Reasons Why China Should Be Your Next Nature Adventure

Emily Goodheart Kautz January 9, 2020 0

1. Rare Wildlife On treks through dense temperate forests, Nat Hab travelers enjoy enthralling encounters with endangered and elusive wildlife. These mythic-sounding creatures, from moon bears to clouded leopards, reside in China’s remote nature

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Travel Tale: The Environmentalist Elves of Iceland

Travel Tale: The Environmentalist Elves of Iceland

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 21, 2019 0

My guide was dead serious—or, at least, he seemed to be. He told me that there are elves in Iceland. He made this surprising statement while we were in his van, driving to Thingvellir

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Video: Scotland’s Stunning and Story-Filled Highlands

Video: Scotland’s Stunning and Story-Filled Highlands

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 19, 2019 0

Sparsely populated, with several rugged mountain ranges that are speckled with forests of Scots pines, the Highlands of Scotland are the only areas in the British Isles that lie within the taiga biome. The Highlands

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10 Tips on Cultural Photography during ANY Adventure

10 Tips on Cultural Photography during ANY Adventure

Court Whelan, Ph.D. November 9, 2018 1

When it comes to cultural photography, one of the most important things to recognize right away is that cultural photography doesn’t always need to be about masked or face-painted figures that appear other-worldly.  Nor does

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Traveler Story: Arctic Cultures Beyond Expectations

Traveler Story: Arctic Cultures Beyond Expectations

Natural Habitat Adventures August 23, 2018 0

“Imagine a trip to the North, ostensibly to see the northern lights… my friends and I envisioned just that. We got all the way to Churchill, Manitoba, and were there for seven days, but

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