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Take a Hike; Get a Bigger Brain

Take a Hike; Get a Bigger Brain

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 5, 2011 14

You momentarily forget where you set down your keys — and you just happen to be over fifty years of age — and you can already hear in your mind the jokes that will

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Real-Time vs. Reflective Adventures

Real-Time vs. Reflective Adventures

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 29, 2010 7

“Wish you were here.” It’s the archetypal message on a picture postcard, sent from a friend or family member in some far-off holiday or vacation spot. In fact, the expression has become so cliché

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Travel Memories: Were We on the Same Trip?

Travel Memories: Were We on the Same Trip?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2010 5

For eight years now, I’ve been traveling to various nature spots around the globe with a great group of folks. Thirteen of us met on a polar bear tour in 2002, and since then,

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Happy Travelers

Happy Travelers

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 25, 2010 16

Smiling sightseers in Uganda, Africa. Big grins on the faces of tourists to Costa Rica. An enthusiastically clapping audience for the whales off the Mexican Baja Peninsula. Come to think of it, have you

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Adventures into Other Lives

Adventures into Other Lives

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 6, 2010 5

Sitting on a pretty hilltop on the Bonavista Peninsula of Newfoundland, there’s a little bed-and-breakfast in the quiet, seaside village of Trinity. I stayed there one night, in the summer of 2007, surrounded by

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There’s An App for That

There’s An App for That

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 18, 2010 10

A quick count of the field guides lined up on the bookshelves in my office currently numbers about 25 tomes. Some are quite hefty at several hundred pages, and some are nothing more than

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