Journal

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Conserving Australia

“Heaps of wildlife, biodiversity, beauty, and adventure” I recently travelled to Australia to gain first-hand insight into the raging bush fires that have been afflicting many of the territories in and around Australia. Recent news coverage has portrayed Australia as a burning inferno of ash,…

Interview with Heardwell for “How’d You Do It?”

Rich discusses his adventures across the globe, upcoming plans and travels, how he fell into the adventure life, and performs magic for the host!

PRESERVING THE BIG CATS Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF), Namibia

I encountered this beautiful creature at the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in Namibia. Graceful and speedy cats, they have been on a massive decline in the past 100 years (from 100,000 to 10,000 today) and currently on the endangered species list. Loss of prey, shrinking…

LENDING A HELPING HAND The Democratic Resettlement community (DRC), Namibia

Makeshift shanties held together by large chunks of shrapnel, scraps of wood, and tarps made up most of the DRC. We passed through rows of boarded structures and cargo containers that the inhabitants called home, making our way to Jourson’s Kindergarten. Two young children, a…

The Road Less Traveled “From Libertalia to Xanadu”

Legendary cities in their own right, both Libertalia and Xanadu were a melting pot of various cultures, religious ideas, creeds, and nations. Although Libertalia is considered a fable fashioned by the mind of Captain Charles Johnson in his book “A General History of the Pyrates”,…

MADAGASCAR In Search of Libertalia

“Ours is a brave, a just, an innocent, and noble cause; the cause of Liberty. I advise a white ensign, with liberty painted in the fly, and if you like the motto, A Deo a Liberate, for God and Liberty, as an emblem of our…

PERU Palma Real -“Progress of Industry”

It is no secret the bleeding of the Western and material mentality has seeped into the fibers of traditional culture and living. There are a number of key components in factors that are integral in understanding this. First off, is the element of exposure, the…

The Magic of Khan El Khalili – “Brothers”

I took my first trip to Africa and I immediately fell in love with the country, but more importantly, the people. The more I traveled, the more all my research on various cultures took a backseat and my heart took over. I could read novels,…

Inspiration

“Follow Your Heart” My Grandfathers words that Inspired it all   I fell in love with the art of travel through the stories and escapades of my late grandfather, Douglas Marchant. As a child I remember the faint background music of Mozart, Bach, Chopin serenading…