This year, I had the privilege of attending the 2011 Adventure Travel World Summit. It was truly one of the coolest things I've been part of!
Put together 600+ people passionate about using tourism/travel as a way to preserve indigenous traditions, stabilize various ecosystems, build peace-making capacities, strengthen economies, sustainably develop growing communities and essentially save the world. Once a year, they all get together and run workshops, speak about new developments, and generally share ideas. Such a inspiring, idealistic and energizing tribe that I'm proud to have joined!!
This photo is from the very first day when we were all preparing for a Pre-Summit Day of Adventure. The excitement and energy was a thing of beauty.