Sumba malaria clinic and school outing

In the late 80’s Claude and Petra Graves arrived on the island of Sumba, fell in love with it, and started making plans to build an eco-friendly resort. As a part of the plan the Graves’ started the Sumba Foundation; the foundation’s mission was to help improve the lives of the local residents. In 2012 Christopher …

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Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto was once the imperial capital of Japan; today it's a bustling city filled with the perfect mixture of industry and culture.  Located in a valley surrounded by three mountains, Kyoto's climate ranges from cold snowy winters to stiflingly hot and humid summers.  Kyoto is known for its numerous temples and shrines (1600 Buddhist temples, …

Hakone, Japan

Hakone is a small mountain town roughly 60 miles (about one hour by train) from Tokyo.  For centuries people have been coming to Hakone to take advantage of the regions many hot springs.  With its stunning natural beauty and view of Mt. Fuji, Hakone is a destination for tourists and locals alike.

Tokyo, Japan

I love Tokyo. Really I do. Tokyo is a mixture of old and new, past and present, and even occasional tranquility sprinkled amid pure adrenaline. The things that are immediately noticeable about Tokyo are its size, the frenetic pace of its people, and the endless expanse of skyscrapers that stretch as far as the eye can …