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Armchair adventure almost as exhilarating as being there

Armchair adventure almost as exhilarating as being there

Wendy Redal October 25, 2010 0

When you can't be out bagging peaks or surfing monster waves yourself, go for the vicarious adrenaline boost with a good adventure travel read. Here are a few titles I've found captivating: what are

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Adventure in the Ellipses: Elk

Adventure in the Ellipses: Elk

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 18, 2010 7

Ever since elk were reintroduced to Wisconsin’s Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in 1995, I’ve wanted to see them roaming freely in my home state. Last month, my dream was realized—twice. In September, I was fortunate

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The Making of an Adventure Town

The Making of an Adventure Town

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 4, 2010 6

I’m going to have to ask for your forbearance right up front on this one, because I’m going to do a little bragging here. Not too long ago, my hometown of Madison, Wisconsin, was

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Voluntourism: Mixing Vacations with Work

Voluntourism: Mixing Vacations with Work

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 13, 2010 8

On my last travel vacation, I didn’t plant a tree, dig a well or paint a fence. I simply walked, observed and “absorbed.” I’m wondering now if my lack of industriousness should make me

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Choosing the Right Tour Operator: 6 Questions to Ask

Choosing the Right Tour Operator: 6 Questions to Ask

Wendy Redal September 7, 2010 0

If you’re reading Good Nature, chances are you are a traveler who cares about the Earth and its inhabitants, both animal and human. As a traveler, you hold a very privileged position in the

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Reading the Empty and Open Places

Reading the Empty and Open Places

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 23, 2010 4

The long waits now common at airports do have one advantage: they give us a chance to catch up on our reading while getting to and coming back from our travel destinations. Anticipating such

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