August 2011

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Faces of Need

In recent travels, I have become increasingly aware of the notion of “giving back.” It may take the form of staying in an eco-friendly lodge in Costa Rica, leaving a generous tip for a porter on a trekking expedition, or simply sharing travel stories with the owner of a Swiss health food store. The common […]

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Pollux; 4092m (13,425 ft)

I couldn’t believe the final climbing day in Zermatt had arrived. The Matterhorn was hiding behind clouds as we left our hotel at a leisurely 8am. Snowy conditions had made it too dangerous to summmit, so we resorted to an alternate climb, Pollux. With my guide Adam, we took multiple lifts to the base of […]

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