Posts Tagged ‘ earthquake ’

Lessons Learned from Staying in Touristy Bali

August 23, 2018
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Lombok Island has been hit by a series of earthquakes over the last few weeks. How should that affect travel to Bali? Even if you go, here are some of the reasons to only stick to certain areas.
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Volunteering in the Philippines

July 10, 2012
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Volunteering in the Philippines

As many readers are aware, a few months after the earthquake and tsunami struck the Tohoku region of Japan, I volunteered to assist with cleanup efforts in Ofunato with All Hands, one of the few foreign-run organizations to make it past the Japanese bureaucracy. It was a remarkable experience, seeing the kind of people...
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Gambare: Volunteering in the Tohoku

March 11, 2012
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Gambare: Volunteering in the Tohoku

What can one person do? When he’s faced with something of this magnitude… The international media has practically forgotten about Japan. Remember that potentially dangerous nuclear situation over at Fukushima that no one could shut up about last year? Well, the reactors are still very much damaged, and the fuel rods did melt down....
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