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Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

Inspiration: Brazil: Adventures in Adventure Travel

by Stephanie Block I am the worst person to write this article. My idea of an outdoor adventure is being approached by an off-leash poodle at the park near my house. Don’t get me wrong—I love the outdoors. I’m glad it’s there. I just don’t feel the need to commune much with its poison oaks

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

Inspiration: Chile: The Magic of Traveling Alone

by Sarah Ruether Like many women, I used to be afraid to travel alone. But when my sister fell back on her promise to show me Chile, I knew that if I wanted to go, I would...

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

Inspiration: Lake Como, Italy: Stalking George Clooney

by Kristin Pedroja Lake Como is one of the most stunning parts of Italy. Tucked into the Alps that separate Italy from Switzerland, Lake Como’s shape resembles the legs and torso of a stick figure. At the...

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

Inspiration: Valparaíso, Chile: An Urban Picasso

by Jennifer Nedeau It is hard to describe the city of Valparaíso, Chile, without using a box of crayons. The houses are of wild design and color choice: deep blue piping creeps along bright yellow homes interrupted...

Monday, August 14th, 2006

Inspiration: Colombia: Smiles for Village Children with Cleft Lips and Palates

by Cheri Eplin If it takes a village to raise a child, then it takes a group of 29 Rotarians—and one sister-in-law willing to help translate—to change the lives of 143 patients, mostly children, from the university...

Monday, August 14th, 2006

Inspiration: Iceland: The Warmth of Iceland

by Gloria Fallon My friend Patty and I didn’t say much as we loaded our luggage into the rental car at Keflavik Airport. We’d just landed in Iceland, and already we were silenced by the landscape. “It...

Saturday, August 5th, 2006

Inspiration: Fear in the Air: The Human Condition

by Holly Burns I’ve always been fearless on flights. My earliest memory is of sitting curled in an airplane seat thousands of feet above Paris, watching and waiting for the ground to get closer as the plane...

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