Kindred Spirits Blog

KINDred Spirits is a place where we share some of the life-changing experiences had by CPT travellers and share comments and images from some of the communities we’ve worked with over the years. If you’ve travelled with us on a CPT trip we’d love to hear about your experience and take a look at some of your best images.
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Doing it right.

Voluntourism has been getting some bad press across the globe … bringing to our attention some negative situations where ‘orphanage tourism’ has created a market for orphans, where well meaning voluntourism organisations leave behind an unsustainable ‘solution’ with no thought for the long-term and where host communities are ostracised from the process and decision making …
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A famous man once said …

  “You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result” Mahatma Gandhi Many of the world’s most inspirational people have been advocates of charity and the notion that doing something – no matter how small – is better than doing nothing. Here are some …
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Cleaning Up Everest

On May 29, 1953 the first summit of the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest, put Nepal on the map for adventurers from around the world. The influx of tourism that ensued brought with it good and bad. Prior to westerners arriving, the Sherpa residents of the remote mountain villages of the Everest region lived a …
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