Archive | September 8, 2012

UROS Floating Islands, Lake Titicaca, Peru

I was preparing to choose a day trip with my guide in the Lake Titicaca region of Peru. There were five options placed before me, and one specifically looked fascinating … it also happened to be the trip that the guide urged me to take.  At the end of a day visiting a community living on […]

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Seeing in the Dark in a Hut in Tanzania

Can Humans See In The Dark?

Did you know that humans are 100% capable of seeing in absolute blackness?  All it takes is a few moments for your eyes to adjust. I learned this fun fact in small hut in Tanzania, where I walked into the front space of a three compartment home and felt for a seat.  There was no […]

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