Month

August 2011
Sun energy is powerful! That is what my 6 year old son said to me in amazement after it took a short 30 minutes using the renewable energy source of the sun to recharge the iPod we were using during our vacation. We had just received our new S-Charger before our summer trip to Greece and I...
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Zaire and Bobby reside in the ZSL London Zoo’s award winning Gorilla Kingdom.  ZSL also runs a gorilla conservation programme in the heart of Africa, at Mikongo conservation centre in Gabon, where we are working with local people to build an ecotourism venture taking tourists deep into the forest.  Find about more about the program...
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The United Kingdom, which is made up of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales is consistently a top international destination for travelers. Earlier this year, even our family visited London to both introduce the city to our young son and discover what it had to offer eco-conscious travelers. While our son immensely enjoyed visiting Westminster Abbey,...
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The term family invokes specific images for some people. Traditionally, the rather rigid image was one of two parents (one man and one woman) with their 2 younger children in tow. Frankly, those Ozzie & Harriet days are over and, dare I say, have evolved to include the many variations of the types of loving...
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Machu Picchu, Cusco - Peru
The “Inca Trail” is famous around the world, though the trail many tourists know is just a small sector of the thread of Inca paths that held this great empire together.   The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is part of an extensive Inca system of trails of more than 23,000 kilometres that integrated the...
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Celebrating the 100th year anniversary of its discovery, Machu Picchu is probably the most familiar symbol of the Inca Empire. Since 1983 the site has been designated as a United Nations Educational World Heritage Site.  It is thought that the city was built by the Sapa Inca Pachacuti, starting in about 1440, and was inhabited...
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