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Nature Travel: The Health Benefits of Awe and Anticipation

Nature Travel: The Health Benefits of Awe and Anticipation

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 7, 2015 21

The first time you see a lion on the great plains of Africa, it fills you with wonder. While watching a grizzly bear catch salmon at Brooks Falls in Alaska, you can’t help but

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Naming One That’s Wild: A Conservation Aid?

Naming One That’s Wild: A Conservation Aid?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 5, 2015 16

“On a wild, remote island in Lake Superior called Isle Royale, gray wolves have lived and thrived for more than 60 years. In the forests on this island—which encompasses the majority of Michigan’s Isle

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Travel Tale: High Hopes in the Southwest Canyons

Travel Tale: High Hopes in the Southwest Canyons

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 12, 2015 5

Say the words “American West,” and right away you mentally imagine vast, open plains, deep canyons and starting over. What is it about going West that has always meant hope in the American psyche,

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Gondolas in the Grand Canyon: More Accessibility, or Intrusive Eyesore?

Gondolas in the Grand Canyon: More Accessibility, or Intrusive Eyesore?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 26, 2014 57

Visiting the Grand Canyon is a watershed moment for every American. Whether you gaze upon it from the North Rim or the South, the polychromatic rock walls that stretch away from you a mile

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Jon Krakauer and Me

Jon Krakauer and Me

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 6, 2010 9

The “Recommended Packing List” in my Pre-Departure Briefing booklet for the Canyons of the American Southwest trip suggested I bring the usual gear: everything from a wool sweater and polypropylene long underwear to a pair of

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