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Amy Jennings

in Des Moines

Tarantulas Taste Like Chicken

PRESENTED ON SEP 28, 2012
IN DES MOINES @ VOL 11

Amy Jennings spent one month traveling in an organized tour group of 12 in Southeast Asia. She shares her first-time experiences with photographs taken on the trip.

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15 Years in Asia

BY JEAN SNOW
@ VOL 98 ON DEC 19, 2012

Jean Snow is an Acadian (a French Canadian from the maritimes), and he has been in Asia for 15 years, in Japan for 14 years, and a blogger for 10 years. In this presentation, he shares what he's been up to all this time, leading to his current association with the PechaKucha organization (as its Executive Director). (in English)

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Babies on the Plain

BY BILLY DODSON
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 10, 2012

Billy Dodson leads photo safari workshops across the wilds of Africa, and captures amazing photographs along the way. In this presentation he focuses on the subjects he likes to refer to as "goobers."

"Presentation of the Day" on March 9, 2013.

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Wheel2Wheel

BY DEREK VAN PELT
@ VOL 5 ON JUL 09, 2012

Derek van Pelt encourages us to combine our passions with a worthwhile cause. He does this by introducing "Wheel2Wheel," the internationally documented project by his friend Morgan Parker, who rode a motorcycle around Southeast Asia/Australia in order to raise money and attention for 10 charities.

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Traveling on a Budget

BY SARA HOPKINS
@ VOL 10 ON JUN 15, 2012

Sara Hopkins talks about her low budget trip around the world, and gives out some tips on how to save money and maximize the amount of travel a small budget can buy. She recounts some of her favorite experiences around the world, from western Europe to Asia.

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9 Months, 16000 km, Countless Friends

BY TENJI TAKAKURA
@ VOL 104 ON JUN 26, 2013

Tenji Takakura travelled from the UK, across Asia, to Japan (a 16,000km journey in total!) all on the two wheels of his bicycle. His journey took a full 9 months, he met peoples of all sorts, and came away from the experience believing in the goodness of all human beings. (in Japanese)

 

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Lessons and Laughs from a Swedish Ph.D.

BY TONY THOMPSON
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 15, 2013

Tony Thompson describes his experiences in Sweden.

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New Zealand

BY JENNIE SMITH
@ VOL 14 ON JUN 13, 2013

Jennie Smith tells you why you should go to New Zealand right now.

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The Chinese Connection

BY JOANNA WONG
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 13, 2013

Joanna Wong speaks of the deep connections present between China and Vancouver; known as 'the most Asian city outside of Asia.' She expounds upon her personal family history, the history of Vancouver's Chinese population, and how the digital networks between this Canadian city and China can serve as important links to the future.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 6, 2013.

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Visual Storytelling

BY ASMA INAYAT
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 10, 2014

To promote the passion and understanding of geography and cities, Asma Inayat encourages teaching the young and the old about map reading, geography skills, travel writing and all that travel photography entails. Like telling a story visually, this will be conducted through workshops for young kids and adults.