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What next?

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When I was in boarding school on an island two hours by outboard motor from my hometown and family, one phrase used to pop up every now and again. “Opportunity is like a bald-headed man with one hair”.  As funny as it sounds, it is true. Once lost, is lost forever. Off course, there are other opportunities out there. But ... Read More »

Meet Pablo Armas Correa

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I have never met Pablo. Yes, I have heard of him because we are volunteering in the same project but in different countries. I have, however, come to love his island, an island floating off the coast of Africa, rich with culture, traditions and history. Knowing this, I am not surprised when I interviewed him for this  article through Facebook ... Read More »

Tourism for ALL – Promoting Universal Accessibility

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What did you do on World Tourism Day? We kick started our multiplier course on the day and onwards, by presenting sustainable tourism and community based tourism to a wide range of audience. This year’s theme focuses on Tourism for ALL, promoting an inclusive approach to making tourism accessible to everyone anywhere at any time. This targets almost all areas ... Read More »

Sustainability in the Islands

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El Hierro, a little known island in Spain. Known for its remoteness, formed from the remains of almost five hundred volcanoes, dot the north western part of the Canary Islands, with majestic volcanic rocks dropping off into the Atlantic Ocean, waves dancing against these impressive formations. El Hierro graces Europe as a beacon of sustainable development. Sabinosa, a spot on ... Read More »

INSANELY RARE AND PRICELESS MOMENT

Hmmm…There are intense moments; one can describe it at length, putting down the glorious details on paper in no time. Then, there are those quiet and fleeting moments. The type you want to last, but you know that it won’t and you cherish every sweet second, because you know you might not experience it again or you might, but it ... Read More »

Getting Started – 2nd Week in Tenerife

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It was a great first week (read about my first week in the first article). This week other STARS EVS Volunteers are doing their On Arrival Training with their Hosting organizations (It’s a compulsory training for all EVS Volunteers). I have to wait a bit.  However, on the sunny side, the training will be conducted on the mainland, which means ... Read More »

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