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Mike Reid

Adventurer/Environmental Activist, Kayak Expedition's = No Time for Work in 周南市

Crossing Seas and Authorities

PRESENTED ON JAN 28, 2015
IN TOKYO @ VOL 121

"This was my fate, 'Death by Shark Attack', promised to me by all my friends."

In Crossing Seas and Authorities from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 121, Adventurer Mike Reid discusses his journey kayaking from the west coast of Japan to South Korea. He shows us that riding the Sea of Japan/Korea was not always the most difficult aspect of the expedition — there’s always customs.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 20, 2015.

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Crossing the Atacama Desert

BY FAISAL AL-NAKIB
@ VOL 9 ON JUN 26, 2013

Faisal Al-Nakib details his experience taking place in the Atacama Crossing desert foot race in Chile. He describes how the challenge helped him grow and learn more about himself while on his 250 km (155 mile) journey in one week.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 29, 2013.

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Clean Seas Please!

BY ERICA SMITH
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

Have you ever thought about the consequences of not properly disposing waste and its affects on the environment? Erica Smith, a graphic designer, talks about her recent campaign peoject called "Clean Seas Please" which aims to make people more aware about what they choose to dispose in toliets by creating attractive and thought provoking advertisments. 

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Upside Down in Korea

BY HEATHER FISHER
@ VOL 6 ON DEC 01, 2015

Heather Fisher is a mother, wife, and teacher who loves to learn new things, read, and walk.  She lived in South Korea for 4 years with her family where she was an unintentional cross-cultural disaster and an inept language learner who still managed to be an English teacher, university professor, freelance editor and writer, corporate marketing executive, ESL curriculum writer, and homeschooling mother.

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Kayak-Canoe Center: Brand-New View to the Water-Based Recreation

BY DMITRIY DOVJIK
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 24, 2016

Dmitriy Dovjik’s story is about new trends of the water-based recreation last 5 years in Ukraine and Zaporizhzhzya. About an interesting projects as art-kayaking, yoga-kayaking, SUP-boarding etc. History and modern conditions of the water-based recreation in region.

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Save Our Seas

BY CLAIRE POTTER
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

Human beings' addiction to plastic is polluting our seas like never before. Claire Potter shows us the harsh facts and some inspiring ways of how to clean up our act! 

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Kayak as a way to discover

BY YANA PETRUSENKO
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 26, 2017

Yana Petruseko tells us a story about her hobby - kayaking and how she helps people to discover Zaporizhzhya region with travelling by kayaks

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Threading the Queens Necklace

BY CHRIS WIGHTON
@ VOL 20 ON APR 19, 2017

Chris Wighton is a musician and adventurer from North Queensland Australia.  Here Chris shares his experience travelling by Kayak from Cairns in North Queensland to remote Restoration Island in Cape York, Australia.

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A Trip to North Korea

BY HEATHER DOUGLAS
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 13, 2017

"It was just all starting to become so tangible to me that I was probably somewhere where I should not be." 

In "A Trip to North Korea" from PechaKucha Night Sault Ste. Marie Vol. 1,  Heather Douglas shares her remarkable experience in traveling from Seoul to North Korea and how it changed her overall perspective on North Korean society. 

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Crossing Boundaries

BY RYAN GANN
@ VOL 39 ON SEP 06, 2016

Ryan Gann with some observations on the US/Mexico border and suggests approaches to border civility.