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Is Slum Tourism Poverty Porn? The Tricky Ethics of Slum Tours

It was the most surreal case of culture shock I’ve ever had: hopping into a van in Cape Town’s clean, pristine Waterfront district, and 20 minutes later getting out in a slum packed with makeshift homes of aluminum and tarp. The jarring contrast is simply reality in South Africa. These shanty towns, known as townships, …

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Women’s Role In Silent Movies Highlighted | Movie

October has been Silent Movie Month in Ithaca since 2012. This year, The Finger Lakes Film Trail, Wharton Studio Museum and Historic Ithaca, are together presenting a series of events called “Lit. Women of Silent Film.” “Lit. Women of Silent Film” examines the critical creative roles three Ithaca women authors played in the early film …

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SDG 13: Walking blindly | Special Report

Pakistan is the most vulnerable country in terms of climate change. According to research, it has experienced more than 150 climate extreme events during 1998-2018. Several hazards such as repetitive floods, droughts and heatwaves have impacted the country’s progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 13, which is related to climate action. Goal 13 has …

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Stepping out on some of Waikato’s hidden gem walking trails

The Morrinsville River Walk is a pleasant 40-minute stroll along the Piako River. Photo / Hamilton and Waikato Tourism With the longer daylight hours of spring and summer coming up the mighty outdoors of the Waikato is calling. Image / Hamilton and Waikato Tourism From casual strolls along the great awa that flows through the …

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In the Scottish Highlands, Walking in the Footsteps of Mountain Women

Presented by Visa All listings featured in this story are independently selected by our editors. However, when you book something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. “Being alone, it’s not so bad,” says my hiking companion Sue, breathless, as we marvel at the vast, lonely mountains around us. I’m two days …

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Sit&Meet – Path of Croatian Greats: Zagreb tourist attraction

by croatiaweek August 23, 2022 in travel Ruđer Bosković (Photo credit: Luka Cerovina) ZAGREB, 23 Aug (Hina) – A new cultural and tourist attraction “Sit&Meet – Path of Croatian Greats” has enriched downtown Zagreb with sculptures of 13 of the most significant and popular Croatian greats, created by prominent Croatian and foreign sculptors, the project’s …

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grough — Wainwright’s ‘unofficial’ Coast to Coast Walk to gain national-trail status

Bob SmithEditorFriday, August 12, 2022 12:02 AM GMTNo subsequent updates have been made The Coast to Coast path near its end at Robin Hood’s Bay. Photo: Bob Smith/grough The Coast to Coast Walk devised 50 years ago by author Alfred Wainwright is to gain national-trail status. The government has given its approval to the three-year …

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Is Slum Tourism Poverty Porn? The Tricky Ethics of Slum Tours

It was the most surreal case of culture shock I’ve ever had: hopping into a van in Cape Town’s clean, pristine Waterfront district, and 20 minutes later getting out in a slum packed with makeshift homes of aluminum and tarp. The jarring contrast is simply reality in South Africa. These shanty towns, known as townships, …

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