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I published two articles in 2003 in the US magazine Interval World. One on the Galapagos Islands in the Spring issue, and another on Brazil in the Summer issue.
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In early 2004, I became editor of the Ecuador edition of the in-flight travel magazine, Welcome! Unfortunately, the magazine didn't make it beyond 2005, and has folded.
It featured ecotourism and community-based tourism and I wrote some interesting pieces for both the Ecuador and Peru editions, and met some intriguing people through interviews for it. I hope to work on a similar project soon.
2002, I published four articles on
Pumalin Park in Chile Global Adventure (March 2002) scan -->
In 1990, the West Coast millionaire Doug Tompkins landed his small
plane in a remote fjord in the Palena region, at the northern
limit of Chilean Patagonia. He had visited this quaint tail
of the South American continent ever since dropping out
of high school in the 60s and going on to become the millionaire
entrepreneur of the Esprit clothing giant. This time however,
he wasnt shooting rapids or scaling peaks. He came to buy,
Found South American Explorer magazine Winter 2002
I'm the apostle of the new religion: travel. The one behind the
"what to see, what to do, how to get there" liturgy.
The guy who puts the posadas in their place; checks and
doublechecks all those phone, fax and website entries. The one
you'll curse when the phone's unavailable, or the email bounces.
The one who's responsible for those all-too-high vacation expectations.
The one who, rightly or wrongly, is accountable for your having
a good time.
Ecuador's Kapawi Ecolodge & Reserve
stands at the bleeding-edge of green-building tourism.
At a time when concerns regarding the equitable relationship
between tourism operations and indigenous people are greater
than ever, Kapawi offers a vision of co-operation and understanding.
Mobile in a True Blue Heaven
Independent on Sunday
27 August 2000 scan -->
is known as the Land of Blue Heaven. Blue is its most sacred
colour. On every dirt track (asphalt is as rare as lettuce),
and from every hilltop, stone pyramids topped with hadag,
blue scarves, and littered with shattered vodka bottles appease
local spirits and bring luck for the road.
become part of the extended Raleigh family staff fundraise £1,500,
young 'venturer' volunteers, £3,000. In the same way that time
shared with your parents and siblings can prove among life's
most rewarding and memorable moments, it can also drive even
the most mellow of characters mildly insane.
South American Explorer, Winter 1998
he was at school at the height of the Cold War, Chatwin and his
friends formed an Emigration Committee. They poured over maps
and atlases for the safest place to be in the event of a nuclear
holocaust. They finally pointed their no doubt ink-stained fingers
at the "quaint tail of the South American continent".
with a Capital R The Independent on Sunday
21 March 99 scan -->
OK, Mum, I'm only going up to Caracas after the expedition," was
the message from Patagonia.
A worried mother rang Raleigh International's head office in London.
"Is Caracas in northern Chile?" she asked.
"Er, no, madam. It's the capital of Venezuela, about 3,000 miles
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