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Sunday, November 24th, 2013

12 reasons it's better to travel in a group

‘GROUP TRAVEL’ has become a byword for the lazy, frightened, and inexperienced traveler. It conjures the stereotype of a ‘packaged’ experience — a commodity — letting tourists off the hook from the ‘burden’ of independent travel.For a long time I was an independent travel snob. A lone wolf, a headstrong, know-it-all, adventure-and-backstreet addict, who could think of nothing worse than arriving… [Read Full Article]
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Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Students interview Hotel Rwanda Hero

In preparation for our Investigative Journalism Rwanda Trip, Peace Works Travel brings Paul Rusesabagina, the Hotel Rwanda hero who saved over 1200 people during the genocide. Santa Barbara Middle School Students interview Paul Rusesabagina in a casual conversational environment. See parts one and two below. Part 1Part 2Watch the trailer of Mzungus in the MistPower to the Peaceful: Mzungus in the… [Read Full Article]
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Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Paul Rusesabagina, Rwanda's hotel hero

In preparation for our Investigative Journalism Rwanda Trip with Harvard-Westlake School  and ABC News, Peace Works Travel brings Paul Rusesabagina to California to meet students and tell his story. Recall that Paul is the Hotel Rwanda hero who saved over 1200 people from slaughter during the genocide. Celebrated Los Angeles Times journalist Patt Morrison interviews Paul in the Op-Ed section today.In April 1994,… [Read Full Article]
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Monday, November 04th, 2013

Paul Rusesabagina, hero of Hotel Rwanda

This hero will speak about the Rwandan genocide and how the courage of ordinary people standing up to evil can make a difference.When: Friday, Nov. 8, 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.Where: SBCC, 721 Cliff Dr., Santa BarbaraCost: FreeAge limit: Not availableCategories: Lectures & Workshops: Book Signings, Lectures, Special EventsDescription:Paul Rusesabagina, the hotel manager who saved thousands of lives during the Rwandan genocide and was portrayed by Don… [Read Full Article]
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