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Author Archive: Elz Cuya

Elz Cuya

Elz Cuya

Journalist. A San Francisco native, Elz has been writing all her life. More about Elz.
Barne Glacier
Guest Adventures

Encountering Your Soul in Antarctica

“Where would you go to find the answers to life’s deepest questions? Is there a God? Why am I here? Is there life after death?” For seventy-six year old Professor Graham Collier, the answers were found in Antarctica.

Manfred and the new foal Timujin
Guest Adventures

Around the World by Horse

A Real-Life Globetrotter with a Mission Update: Manfred was one of the first adventures we followed in real-time. We’re happy to see he finished his journey. Here we combined a few of our favorite posts. I want to promote a world without borders. This is my first mission. When we have a world without borders,

Paul Manksy climbing Chamonix Mont Blanc
Guest Adventures

The Making of a Mountain Climber

Paul Mansky: “You’re on top of the world, vast views and vistas in every direction. 5,000 feet down to the floor of the valley. You can see in all directions, perfect blue sky, the wind blowing… “

Filmmaker Gia Marie Amella
Guest Adventures

Her Sacred Island

I first learned of filmmaker, Gia Marie Amella, through my friend Frances. Frances would rave on and on about her sister Gia, a Fulbright scholar who just spent a year in Sicily to film a documentary intended for public television, entitled, My Sacred Island. Even before I met her, I had already formed my opinions:

Red Calm by Lisa Kristine Huff
Guest Adventures

Lisa Kristine: A Photographer at Home with the World

The experience of traveling has always been a great mentor for me, a far greater mentor than academia. Lisa Kristine Earlier this month, the State of the World Forum convened in San Francisco, an event that is meant to inspire discussions on human rights, global security and social change. In attendance were international political leaders,

Dr Lillian Larson sitting with villagers in Indonesia
Guest Adventures

Getting an Education During Summer Vacation

Dr. Lillian Larson: “I travel in order to enrich my life and the life of others. I feel that I can help bring remote parts of the world a little closer together.”

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