Born into the Samburu tribe of northern Kenya, Tom Lalampaa could have ended up following the traditional pastoral lifestyle of his people – had his brother made a different choice. When Tom was a child, his father called his sons to him and said, “I’d like one of you to go to school and the [...]
My family and I had a small taste of fame when we visited my brother Andreas halfway through his stint as a Peace Corps volunteer in West Africa several years ago. For starters, Andreas was something of a celebrity in Banikoara, the town in northern Benin where he was posted. At nearly 6 feet 5 [...]
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Crossing Time Zones shares travel-related stories, photos, news, and reviews by Annika Hipple, a freelance writer, photographer, and tour leader based in Seattle, Washington. A dual citizen of the United States and Sweden, Annika is a lifelong traveler with particular interests in adventure travel, ecotourism, and sustainable travel.
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