Eco Enlightened — June Hiatus

With most of June being occupied by travel opportunities, I’ve decided to take a break from #ecoenlightened for the month. Don’t worry, eco enlightened will be back and better than ever! I’ve long had a vision for eco enlightened to grow, and I’m going to invest in fully realizing that vision and begin to execute […]

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Getting on the road

Traveling in America amidst unrest, a call for social justice, and a global pandemic. This isn’t the time when you’d readily be thinking about living out of a car on the West Coast with your college roommate for two weeks, but the world in crisis aligned with my quarter life crisis, so on the road […]

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Contrasting Landscapes: from Safari to Sea in South Africa

Swimming Through Forests We departed from where we were staying in Cape Town at dawn to traverse an entirely different South African landscape. We were headed about 45 minutes south down the cape peninsula to Simon’s Town, where our snorkel safari was set to take place. The drive was nothing short of stunning, the landscape […]

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Contrasting Landscapes: From Safari to Sea in South Africa

Safari through the Sub Saharan I sat wobbling from side to side in the farthest back row of an open-air van as it made its way down the rocky dirt path into Pilanesberg National Park. Tori Caba, a close friend and fellow naturalist and conservationist whom I had met in college through our shared marine […]

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