Set within the beautiful island of Bali, Indonesia, Green School is an amazing project, pioneering sustainability within education. It is pushing boundaries in schooling at a time when the world must review whether more of the same is acceptable. Green School was conceived by its founders in 2006, when they left their lives in America to start something radically new.
Kuta has long been one of the most famous backpacker destinations in the world gaining its claim to fame as one of the three Ks: Katmandu Nepal, Khao San Road in Bangkok and Kuta. The five km long sandy stretch of Kuta is arguably the best beach front in Bali and is most notably a playground for young visitors from Australia due to the proximity and cheap flights.
Sipadan is undoubtedly one of the premiere dive destinations in the world. Located in the Celebes Sea off the east coast of Sabah, Sipadan was formed over thousands of years as living corals grew on top of an extinct volcano (Sipadan is the only volcanic island in Malaysia). Today, the island plunges over 2,000 meters straight down to the sea floor.
Just outside the capital city of Seoul South Korea, Bukhansan National Park features a giant granite dome called Mt. Insubong. Yvon Chouinard, during his time here in the Korean war, put up some excellent routes throughout the mountain. It boasts fifty- eight routes that are all kept up to date. The routes are primarily slab and cracks with a few face and chimney climbs in between. Climbs range from one to eight pitches. The highest graded route is named "My Way"and is a (5.12b).
The province Holguin has the third largest land mass in Cuba at 9300 km2 and a population of over one million. Holguin is located in the Eastern part of the island on the Atlantic side geographically south of Cayo Largo making it extremely warm over the winter season. The province is also rich with history and tradition making it one of Cuba's top tourist destinations. Much of the tourism and scuba diving is located in Guardalavaca which is about 45minutes north east of the city Holguin.
Jakarta is the capital and largest city of Indonesia, as well as one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. Located on the northwest coast of Java, Jakarta is the country's economic, cultural and political centre, and with a population of 9,761,407 as of December 2012 it is the most populous city in Indonesia and in Southeast Asia.
Chocpaw Expeditions has been providing recreational and educational dog sledding, canoeing, and hiking adventures in Canada’s Algonquin Provincial Park and other locations in Northern Ontario for over 40 years. Located on the north west side of Algonquin Park, Ontario, we have the benefit of having access to an area famous for its spectacular forests, breath-taking landscape and abundant Canadian wildlife.
Based on its population Shanghai is the largest Chinese city as well as the largest city by population in the world. It polls in with a whopping near 24 million people.My days in Shanghai were numbered keeping me constantly on the move from one location to another in an attempt to see as much as possible. One of the most interesting and culturally offsetting was the Nanshan Bird and Fish Market. I must warn you though some of the following images my my upset you, this post is not for the faint of heart.
Mount Rainier is a massive stratovolcano unique for its geological location, alpine challenge and adventure tourism. It is the most topographically prominent mountain in the contiguous United States and the Cascade Volcanic Arc, with a summit elevation of 14,411 ft (4,392 m). This behemoth is considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world, and it is on the Decade Volcano list.
Each year the worlds most talented artists travel from far and wide to come to Daegu, South Korea to participate in an international body painting festival & competition. This year I was lucky enough to be in the area and got tickets to participate in the action. This year there was over eight different countries competing for the best artwork produced on the canvas of a body...