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Great Wall of China
[ 0 ] February 7, 2013 |

Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China! Yes it’s kind of a big deal. We couldn’t have been more excited to embark on this momentous event. We booked our journey though a local travel agency and were incredibly impressed with the outcome in hindsight. They picked us up from the front door of our hotel early that […]

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Beijing, China
[ 0 ] February 6, 2013 |

Beijing, China

The imperial mecca of China, Beijing carries with it quite a bit of expectation. Showcased in the 2008 Olympics, I was extremely excited to see what this this city of massive coordination had to offer. Since our flight to Korea wasn’t for another five days, we had some time to kill. With a wide open […]

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Terracotta Army – Xi’an, China
[ 0 ] February 5, 2013 |

Terracotta Army – Xi’an, China

With less than 48 hours on our stopover in Xi’an it’s pretty transparent that our only reason for traveling to this city was to see one of China’s most popular and revered cultural attractions, the Terracotta Army. While Wikipedia can certainly do a much better job of telling you all the “cool” history about the […]

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Voluntourism / Student Photo Gallery – Dali, China
[ 1 ] February 3, 2013 |

Voluntourism / Student Photo Gallery – Dali, China

Below is a collection of photos from the Muskoka Foundation Photography Workshop we recently taught in the city of Dali in China’s western Yunnan province.  All photos were taken by the students and the ones included below were chosen by these students as the best photos from the class. If you are interested in reading more […]

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Voluntourism / Photography Workshop – Dali, China­
[ 0 ] February 3, 2013 |

Voluntourism / Photography Workshop – Dali, China­

It always amazes me how the smallest gestures somehow end up yielding the most profound impact. Dali was one of those experiences for us. It all started several months ago. Alison and I received an email from Daniel Anggara from the Muskoka Foundation. Following the mantra, “doing good as you go”, Muskoka focuses on connecting […]

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