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The Galápagos | Places | WWF

The Galápagos | Places | WWF | GFSS Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
The isolation of the Galápagos has made the islands into the archetype of bio-diversity and enviornmental uniqueness.
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Problems In Croatian Tourism - Current Events - Croatia - Dalje.com

Problems In Croatian Tourism - Current Events - Croatia - Dalje.com | GFSS Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
The plan is to turn the Istria “Y” roads into a freeway, said Sanader, stressing that Croatian tourism needs a new breakthrough.
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Volunteer Abroad with Projects Abroad

Volunteer Abroad with Projects Abroad | GFSS Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
Volunteer abroad for gap year, student dissertations, tefl placements teaching English, conservation job projects and care work overseas including Mexico, India, Thailand, and Africa and 16 other destinations with Projects Abroad.
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The tragic rise of Gap year voluntourism

The tragic rise of Gap year voluntourism | GFSS Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
Soon thousands of school-leavers are going to book their gap years. Deferring further study and apprenticeships, many will choose a packaged holiday in the so-called third world.
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The Shoemaker

Made in Brooklyn: The Shoemaker Frank Catalfumo is a 91 year old shoemaker and repairer in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. He first opened the doors to F&C Shoes in 1945…
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Revelation, a Visual Poem.

"The heat and the softness of the sunshine The peace and the rawness of the storms and the cold. The motion and the rhythm and the ebb and the flow Of the…
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Last Walk Around Mirror Lake - Boom Bip (Boards of Canada Remix)

from the album Corymb (Lex Records 2004) Written by Bryan Hollon (Boom Bip), remix by Marcus Eoin & Michael Sandison (Boards of Canada). Unofficial video edited…
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Canada not stopping sex tourism

Canada not stopping sex tourism | GFSS Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
VIC TOEWS is probably best known to Canadians for his outrageous slam, last year in Parliament, at an opposition critic concerned about the intrusiveness of proposed digital-surveillance legislation.
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Las Voces de las Galápagos

iLCP Fellow Ralph Lee Hopkins set out to tell the story of the Galápagos Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site protected for all humanity. He wanted to make photographic…
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Cambodia's Orphan Business

Cambodia's Orphan Business | GFSS Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
People & Power goes undercover to reveal how 'voluntourism' could be fuelling the exploitation of Cambodian children.
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1. What are the background reasons that explain why there are so many homeless Cambodian children and orphanages?

 

2. How do these orphanages use volunteers to generate income?

 

3. Do you think that the volunteers who are involved in building the orphanage are being exploited?

 

4. How do volunteer organizations profit from voluntourism?

 

5. What is the connection between orphanages and sex offenders?

 

6. What do you think the Cambodian government should/could do in order to prevent the possible mistreatment and exploitation of orphans?

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Vatican in row over 'drunken tourist herds' destroying Sistine Chapel's majesty

Vatican in row over 'drunken tourist herds' destroying Sistine Chapel's majesty | GFSS Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
Author Pietro Citati calls for limit on crowd numbers to preserve Michelangelo's art
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Le Reve - Jonathan Siegrist

"It was exactly what I was looking for - a route that would demand a new levels of dedication, physical strength, and mental fortitude from me. It was of course…
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The Imposed Culture | Harper's Magazine

The Imposed Culture | Harper's Magazine | GFSS Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
I hate to ever mention the name Donald Trump. But I feel obliged to do so now, following his recent near-descent upon Tampa, Florida, and the Republican National Convention.
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Airport Lounges

Airport Lounges | GFSS Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
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BIRDMEN: The Original Dream of Flight TRAILER

Download Birdmen today! • Full 52 minute version is now available: US iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/birdmen-original-dream-flight/id560707293 US, Canada,…
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Watch Documentaries Online. Promote Consciousness. Promote Humanity

Watch free, streaming, online documentary films and movies in online film festival. Collection of stunning, eyeopening, interesting, controversial, human rights, environmental, consciousness, full-length documentaries.
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Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture meets with Sri Lankan Minister of External Affairs to discuss new areas of cooperation

Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture meets with Sri Lankan Minister of External Affairs to discuss new areas of cooperation | GFSS Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
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