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“At first I could see nothing, the hot air escaping from the chamber causing the candle flame to flicker, but presently, as my eyes grew accustomed to the light, details of the room within emerged slowly from the mist, strange animals, statues, and gold – everywhere the glint of gold. For the moment – an […]

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We’re excited to announce that our director, Genevieve Hathaway, will be speaking as part of the NW Peak brewery’s Wednesday Adventure series. Mark your calendars for October 7th. Come out to Ballard, Washington, drink some great beer, and join a fun gathering of interesting folks. Genevieve will be speaking on how women’s mountaineering schools are […]

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Today, the sad news was announced that a group of Mexican travelers, along with their guides and drivers, were killed in the Western Desert by the Egyptian military in a case of mistaken identity. When incidents happen in any country, whether the US, Egypt, Germany, anywhere in the world, it’s important to not let fear […]

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Our free September Travel Newsletter is now out to subscribers. If you are not yet a subscriber I invite you to join us by subscribing in the newsletter box on our homepage or on the right side of the blog.

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In the mid-1900s Egypt was a very different country than it is today, in many ways more progressive and liberal. Egypt had just gained independence in 1953 and formed the Republic of Egypt. Bobbed and bee-hived hair-dos were all the rage. Vespas were a common mod of transportation. Cairo’s wide boulevards were not congested with […]

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Enjoy Turkey through the lens of videographer Neftali.

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