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That Magic Otavalo Overload | Olaf’s Corner

That Magic Otavalo Overload | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver September 2, 2016 0

The rickety bus from Quito to Otavalo in Ecuador was bursting with a rich cacophony of Otavaleños women chattering in Quechua, yellow chickens clucking nervously from small bamboo cages, and the bus radio filling

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Shipwrecked in Myanmar—No Problem! | Olaf’s Corner

Shipwrecked in Myanmar—No Problem! | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver March 17, 2016 0

Myanmar’s tropical sun laughed from a happy blue sky, but the mood of our travel group was introverted to the point of being somber. This was fair enough, since we had just survived the

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Galapagos—A Natural History Classroom for All Ages | Olaf’s Corner

Galapagos—A Natural History Classroom for All Ages | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver February 4, 2016 0

The whole family was already out of their berths at the rapid rise of the equatorial sun, and their six-year-old daughter was on the aft deck, dutifully continuing her outdoor physics experiment. Stopwatch in

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My Blog Posts Do Not Seem to Say Much, But I Like Writing Them! | Ben’s Musings

My Blog Posts Do Not Seem to Say Much, But I Like Writing Them! | Ben’s Musings

Ben Bressler July 2, 2015 0

Dear Traveler, I recently had the opportunity to read Dr. Olaf Malver’s latest blog post, a story of a remarkable Inuit man whom Olaf befriended in Greenland many years ago. In carefully composed prose,

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Shutting Up in the Dolomites with a World-Class Adventurer | Ben’s Musings

Shutting Up in the Dolomites with a World-Class Adventurer | Ben’s Musings

Ben Bressler March 11, 2013 1

I fancy myself an adventure traveler, but the truth is that compared to those serious adventure guys – the fellas who shave at 6 am and have full beards by noon – I don’t

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Adventure Dispatch from Greenland’s Daunting, Glorious East Coast

Adventure Dispatch from Greenland’s Daunting, Glorious East Coast

Wendy Redal January 17, 2012 0

James Dziezynski is a hard-core adventurer and freelance writer from Boulder, Colorado, who had the good fortune to paddle Greenland's wild east coast with Explorers' Corner. Read his account here!

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