The El Salvadoran town of Suchitoto overlooks a blue volcanic lake in a region long considered a place of great natural beauty. But the country’s 12-year civil war ravaged this cobblestoned town, and lingering unemployment and gang violence has left its citizens–especially its young people—wit[...]
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While visiting Egypt's Sinai region, it was hard for me to believe there was unrest anywhere in the country. Small, quiet towns dot the coastline of the Gulf of Aqaba which runs all the way south to the Red Sea. I stopped in the southern Sinai town of Nuweiba, population 20,000, where I found a simp[...]
“Two weeks after Traveler published this story about building a commercial highway across Serengeti National Park, the government of Tanzania has tabled plans for commercial use, stating that the gravel road to be built inside the park will be for national park administrative and tourism purposes.[...]
By: Jeanine Barone Jam-packed highways, crowded favelas [slums], and beaches crammed with tanned bodies– hardly the image of an eco-friendly environment. Ah, but Rio de Janeiro defies all expectations. This chaotic city is brimming with verdant green spaces and networked with myriad pedestrian[...]
By: Sabina Lohr “The word Tiwi means ‘We are one,’” Romolo (Romie) Kantilla says, “because my ancestors thought they were the only people on the planet.” Fifty miles off Australia’s north coast, where the Timor and Arafura Seas meet, live the Aboriginals of the [...]
Sustainable agriculture expert Liz Solms answers questions about a farm-to-table initiative on southwest Jamaica's Treasure Beach.
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