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Having grown up in the USA, I was surrounded with ideas about India that circulate throughout my own society. I associated India with overwhelming crowds, colors, and clothes; vibrant music, and Bollywood movies. From what I’ve heard, many Americans see India as an extremely challenging place to go. I do agree that culture shock is…
Join Louis Bryant, Bay Area resident, photographer, guide, and leader, as he reflects on his photo tour of Peru. Or join Rustic Pathways on a photo tour of your own choosing.
"We were driving to Terelj National Park in central Mongolia, when we stopped to see Genghis Khan, astride the largest horse sculpture in the world. It was amazing to be face to face with the infamous leader and clear blue skies one of our first few days on the program.
"Doing Australia photography tours, every day was a little bit different as we volunteered and explored behind the scenes at Steve Irwin's famous Australia Zoo. Here, students were scrubbing a friendly tortoise that was over 80 years old as he chewed on a blade of grass."…