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September 22, 2018

As we were driving through Portugal we noticed there were many cork farms. Portugal is the world’s largest producer of cork. Seventy percent of the world’s cork is from Portugal, and cork accounts for 2.3% of Portugal’s exports.

Cork comes from the bark of the cork tr...

May 30, 2018

Waterberg Plateau Park in Namibia is a beautiful plateau surrounded by amazing tall orange, red, yellow, and green rocks. In 1972, it was declared a nature reserve because the plateau provides natural protection from predators and poaching. The nature reserve was very...

April 23, 2018

My family visited the Laguna Cejar sinkholes when we were in San Pedro de Atacama. These three sinkholes are in a salt flat outside of San Pedro in the Atacama Desert, which is the driest place on earth. Two of them are being preserved, while one of the sinkholes is op...

March 22, 2018

March 20, 2018


We have been in Vilcabamba for a few days and we are really enjoying it. The hostel we are staying at is called Hosteria Izhcayuma and it has a great view of the mountains. We usually walk into town along a dirt road and do stick boat races alon...

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