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The original world nomad "Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance." - Confucius.


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An enchanting journey into the Amazon

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | Views [2349]

You could feel it in the morning air: this was going to be one of those special and extraordinary days, the ones you hope for but can't engineer nearly often enough. Here you've got to be up early to catch the soft, gentle light ... Read more >

Tags: documentary, ecuador, footprints network, gap adventures, hope, philanthropy

A social experiment for a class of 5 year olds

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 29 Jun 2008 | Views [1833]

My eldest boy is aged 5 and goes to a nice school here. The kindergarten teacher asked all the Mum's and Dad's to talk to the class about what they did for work, so, since being a 'Director'  doesn't mean a great deal to a 5 year old, I went in as ... Read more >

Tags: children, footprints network, school, social experiment

"Tambo la mokili"

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 4 Sep 2007 | Views [1332]

We'd just finished up at the 15th birthday party of the Fred Hollows Foundation who we work with and I was flagging a ride home to Glebe. "Tambo la mokili" said taxi driver with a huge laugh as I got in. How did he know I work in travel? ... Read more >

Tags: footprints, footprints network, language, stories, taxi, zanzibar

Breathtakingly expensive

NORWAY | Sunday, 20 May 2007 | Views [1394] | Comments [1]

Arriving in Oslo from from Shanghai the jet-lag and dubious British Airways sandwich on the leg from London left me wanting to vomit. Probably not the best start to a new country and one that perhaps colours my time there. The taxi from the airport ... Read more >

Tags: csr, footprints network, politics, responsible travel

A small footprint in Tam Ky

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 17 Jan 2006 | Views [3380]

A boy aged 9 sat on the bed quietly, having lost his right eye; a splinter of glass had got into it when he was 3, the family had not taken him to hospital at the time, and then last week he fell over and his eye-ball ruptured. The empty eye socket ... Read more >

Tags: doctors, footprints network, giving, health, hospitals & health, responsibility

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