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5 great sustainable travel experiences

ecolodge chalalan itchy feet travel magazineThe Carpathian large carnivore project, Romania: Europe’s largest concentration of large carnivores roam the alpine meadows of Romania. A portion of the cost of the CLCP ecotours goes towards protecting habitat and community development and use of local guesthouses also benefits the local economy. http://www.clcp.ro Volunteer at a national park, USA: positions range from tourguiding to scientific research and provide opportunities for a unique perspective on nature while helping the severely underfunded national parks system. http://www.nps.gov/volunteer Alberge Ecologico Chalalan, Bolivia: This cluster of cabins set deep in the Amazon is entirely managed by the Quechua-Tacano indigenous community and a share of profits funds community health and education activities. Stay at the Alandaluz Hosteria, Ecuador: a model for green building practices using replenishable materials, recovering 90% of all water used and featuring organic gardens to supply guests’ gastronomic needs. Nikita’s homestead, Russia: On an island in the middle of the vast Lake Baikal is Nikita’s, wooden houses and banya whose hosts will tell you all about the Lake’s fragile environment and guide you on ecotours around Olkhon Island. http://www.olkhon.info


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Itchy Feet Magazine is an online travel magazine for independent and adventurous travellers. Our aims are to champion sustainable travel, provide a platform for new journalistic talent and last but not least provide a fresh and inspirational e-magazine covering all corners of the globe, from hidden gems to well-trodden paths.


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  1. Life is the role of journey to explore the unexplored place within you and out of reach of you , its better to live with the travel magazine in the travel industry that one can count professional work and the personal vacation too , amazing.

    Posted by travel magazine | August 19, 2011, 6:40 pm

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