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Your Tickets Might Cost You Much Lesser Than Expected

Booking an air ticket has become a day to day affair for many people especially the ones who are either travel thirsty or the ones who are stuck up in business and have to visit different parts of the world to look after their professional activities.

Important Items to Bring Camping

Camping is one of the best ways to experience the outdoors, either alone or with others. There are so many adventures you can find. Packing to go camping should be easy, but when you are surrounded by gear, it is easy to forget the most important items. You should create a checklist of the camping essentials.

1. Tarps

Some Beautiful Places You Can Travel Without A Visa If You Have A US passport

It has become a myth by now that the American passport is one of the strongest passports in the world if not the strongest. The enormous strength of the passport can be judged by the fact that you are allowed to travel to some 160 countries without a visa if you are a holder of the US passport. Through this discourse, we would try to figure out certain beautiful travel destinations where you can travel without a visa only if you possess an American passport.

Interesting ways of saving money while traveling in 2016 – What’s in store?

Do you have a serious case of lust for traveling? But are you not being able to travel due to increased traveling costs? They say that there’s no free lunch in this entire world and when it comes to exploring new places in the world, it can never be free! For most travelers who are within a budget, money is the main thing which keeps them from visiting the world and if you’re eager to know the ways in which you can cut down on your travel costs, you’ve clicked the right post.

Yoga Disaster - Hurricane Katrina Aftermath

 
Alice, our eldest daughter moved to Louisiana in St. Bernards Parish for the winter, where she worked with Emergency Communities's relief kitchen from October until May. Read her full story here.
These photos of calm amid disaster were taken in April, 2006, eight months after Hurricane Katrina hit the area.
Yoga Disaster
 
 

Katrina

Alice's Story of the Hurricane Aftermath

6-1-06 Emergency Communities disembled the kitchen because electricity has been restored to the area and local businesses are once again open (ten months after the hurricane hit). They have moved to an area that still needs help. Please continue your support for this fine organization.

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Alice's Story of the Hurricane Aftermath

3-14-06
Alice just got appointed to the Board of Operations at Emergency Communities. We are very proud of her.
I am posting a few new pictures that I took on my visit to St. Bernards Parish in January. This was a very enlightning visit. Quick, but I got to see the area and meet some of the residence who have weathered the hurricane and to hear their stories. I am heartened by the human spirit. -Dianne

Alice's Story of the Hurricane Aftermath

Email from Emergency Communities 3-10-06
In December, when we opened, we served 300 people each day. We are now serving over 1,600 meals daily, and climbing.

Alice's Story of the Hurricane Aftermath

1-11-06 Phone call from Alice
The dome is up. They have a library, kid's space and their distribution area is going nuts. The kitchen is now serving over 1,200 meals per day. Dianne is going down for a short volunteer visit on 1-19-06.

Alice's Story of the Hurricane Aftermath

1-1-06
Emergency Communities' relief kitchen, is now set up in the city of Chalmette in St. Bernard’s Parish (next to New Orleans). They plan on serving 252,000 meals over the next twelve weeks.  With the kitchen their central focus, they intend to provide a safe space for local residents to connect and rebuild their community.