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Market Day in Antigua

Saturday is market day in Antigua, Guatemala.  While the marketplace, or mercado, is open all week the number of vendors—selling their crops, livestock or wares—increases one day a week.  Most markets in Latin America have a day that is the … Continue reading

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Gone South for the Fourth

Antigua, Guatemala can best be described as a city robed in decaying elegance. Its golden days as a capital of the Spanish Empire in the New World are far behind it. The old cobblestone streets provide a self imposed speed … Continue reading

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Laurel Highlands 77 Mile Race Report

Johnstown or Jamaica?  With a vividly verdant forest everywhere and the oppressive humidity I was not sold I was actually in Pennsylvania.  Only the ocean was missing.  Many years have past since I was east during the summer.  I quickly … Continue reading

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WayPoint Namibia: Adventure and Culture in Africa

A friend of mine, Majka, has been pursuing her passions by integrating writing and climbing for many years.  Her latest project evolved out of this synergy into video.  Her 30 minute documentary was recently released and has been well received … Continue reading

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The Talkeetna Hostel – A Place to Call Home While in Alaska

Hostel Managed by Holli Papasodora, who describes herself as a “traveler, artist, friend, wife, mother and so much more,” the Talkeetna Hostel easily classifies as a home away from home.  Her energy is infectious and her touch is notable throughout … Continue reading

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Imagine Ethiopia 2010: a journey of adventure, stewardship and connection

  Ethiopia-2010-logo-with-date A good friend of mine has been on an amazing life journey for the last several years.  I admire her for her ability to blend her passions into a purpose that not only pays the bills but also … Continue reading

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Average Daily Hotel Rates Decline 17% Worldwide

London (Global Adventures): Average daily rates (ADR) charged in hotels around the world did fall on average 17 percent in the first 6 months of 2009, according to Hotel Price Index (HPI), published by hotel.com, an Expedia company. This brings … Continue reading

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