The November-December 2016 session of my Tourism and Development course was a success. Together with an impressive group of adult learners pursuing their Sustainable Community Development Certificate through CSU and Village Earth, we took a critical look at the tourism phenomenon and its explosive impact on the world.
I’m always game for a good travel blogger contest. Here’s one from Holiday Extras: the People Pics Competition. The idea is quite simple — share two of your best people photos. Melvin from traveldudes.org will be judging entries based on “artistic presentation, character, originality, evocativeness, inspiration, photographic skill, provocativeness, humour.” Here are my favorite PeoplePics from Ecuador.
Check it out – I’m an educator. After almost a year of developing an online course for the Certificate in Community-Based Development through Village Earth and Colorado State University, the 5-week course begins next week. It’s called Community-Based Tourism Development, and I’m pretty excited about it.