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+Virtual Photo Walks™  mission is to allow isolated people to become interactive citizens again. Utilizing the Internet, video chat and smart phones, people are able to visit and interact with mobile guides all over the world and to visit they people and places they could only dream about before.
Virtual Photo Walks reaches out to isolated individuals and communities, enlists photographers all over the world and then moderates, records and edits the interactive Walks to assure the safety and privacy of participants and to archive the experience so that the participants can share and look back on them. Virtual Photo Walks Inc is a 501c3 public charity in the USA.
 Here is a link the shows how it all got started  http://youtu.be/y1Uv7as5ZmI
Visit http://www.virtualphotowalks.org FOR MORE INFO
https://www.facebook.com/VirtualPhotoWalks
@thephotowalks on twitter
Thank you to the hundreds of people who have given their time to help people less fortunate.
#virtualphotowalks   #johnbutterill  

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Virtual Photo Walks at Kohala Coast Hawaii with +Dominic Phillips
You will marvel at the rugged lava fields surrounding you on the coast.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puako,_Hawaiiv

Virtual Photo Walk is a 501c3 non profit in the USA. Events are powered by Verizon phones and the 4G LTE Jetpack Mobile Hotspot. We use Zoom Video Communications and thank them for providing Pro Accounts and much more check out www.zoom.us
Telephoto Lens, wide angels and fisheyes provided by www.camkix.com CamKix Eric S Yuan Virtual Photo Walks is a non-profit organization that uses smart phones and video conferencing to enable people isolated by illness or disability to travel the world in real time. Thanks to our technology partners and a group of dedicated virtual volunteer guides from all over the world, we're able to make the world bigger and brighter for our community of people with disabilities. Our hope is through our efforts, we can make a difference in people's lives.
VirtualPhotoWalks was founded by John Butterill, it is a charity that harnesses the power of the internet and mobile communications to enable those living with disability and isolated, hospitalized – young and old – to visit distant places.
Watch the movie made about us.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1Uv7as5ZmI
If you would like to join us on a +Virtual Photo Walks™ or know some one who would please contact us http://VirtualPhotoWalks.org to learn how.
"To Know, To Care, To Act"
Virtual Photo Walks is a non-profit organization that uses smart phones and video conferencing to enable people isolated by illness or disability to travel the world in real time. Thanks to our technology partners and a group of dedicated virtual volunteer guides from all over the world, we're able to make the world bigger and brighter for our community of people with disabilities. Our hope is through our efforts, we can make a difference in people's lives.
VirtualPhotoWalks was founded by John Butterill, it is a charity that harnesses the power of the internet and mobile communications to enable those living with disability and isolated, hospitalized – young and old – to visit distant places.
Watch the movie made about us.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1Uv7as5ZmI
If you would like to join us on a +Virtual Photo Walks™ or know some one who would please contact us http://VirtualPhotoWalks.org to learn how.
"To Know, To Care, To Act"
Look for us on facebook.
https://youtu.be/JeoNiZN_6DY



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Virtual Photo Walks, Nara Japan at Mt. Wakakusa "Yamayaki"
Virtual Photo Walks at Nara Japan with Hiroshi Hayashi and Noriko Nagahori showing a torch is lit with sacred fire at Kasuga Taisha Shrine. This sacred fire is carried down to a small shrine at the foot of the hill by a parade of Buddhist monks. First, the hill is ignited with the sacred fire by members of Kofuku-ji, Todai-ji and Kasuga Taisha. Then 200 fireworks are launched and the hill continues to burn for some 30 minutes. With the fire brigade standing by, there’s no need to worry about the fire spreading. This fire spectacle can be seen from the surrounding towns, but Nara City which faces the hill offers the most beautiful views

Virtual Photo Walk is a 501c3 non profit in the USA. Events are powered by Verizon phones and the 4G LTE Jetpack Mobile Hotspot. We use Zoom Video Communications and thank them for providing Pro Accounts and much more check out www.zoom.us
Telephoto Lens, wide angels and fisheyes provided by www.camkix.com CamKix Eric S YuanVirtual Photo Walks is a non-profit organization that uses smart phones and video conferencing to enable people isolated by illness or disability to travel the world in real time. Thanks to our technology partners and a group of dedicated virtual volunteer guides from all over the world, we're able to make the world bigger and brighter for our community of people with disabilities. Our hope is through our efforts, we can make a difference in people's lives.
VirtualPhotoWalks was founded by John Butterill, it is a charity that harnesses the power of the internet and mobile communications to enable those living with disability and isolated, hospitalized – young and old – to visit distant places.
Watch the movie made about us.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1Uv7as5ZmI
If you would like to join us on a +Virtual Photo Walks™ or know some one who would please contact us http://VirtualPhotoWalks.org to learn how.
"To Know, To Care, To Act"
Virtual Photo Walks is a non-profit organization that uses smart phones and video conferencing to enable people isolated by illness or disability to travel the world in real time. Thanks to our technology partners and a group of dedicated virtual volunteer guides from all over the world, we're able to make the world bigger and brighter for our community of people with disabilities. Our hope is through our efforts, we can make a difference in people's lives.
VirtualPhotoWalks was founded by John Butterill, it is a charity that harnesses the power of the internet and mobile communications to enable those living with disability and isolated, hospitalized – young and old – to visit distant places.
Watch the movie made about us.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1Uv7as5ZmI
If you would like to join us on a +Virtual Photo Walks™ or know some one who would please contact us http://VirtualPhotoWalks.org to learn how.
"To Know, To Care, To Act"

https://youtu.be/zG6PPNcwpDE

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Virtual Photo Walks with Cal State Parks & Friends of the Elephant Seal
Virtual Photo Walks was with Erin and Duffy at Piedras Blancas a great place to view these remarkable creatures during their time onshore.
Friends of the Elephant Seal is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating people about elephant seals and other marine life and teaching stewardship for the ocean off the central coast of California. It is a cooperating association with California State Parks. http://www.elephantseal.org/theseals.htm

The northern elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris, is an extraordinary marine mammal. It spends eight to ten months a year in the open ocean, diving 1000 to 5800 feet deep for periods of fifteen minutes to two hours, and migrating thousands of miles, twice a year, to its land-based rookery for birthing, breeding, molting, and rest. Piedras Blancas is a great place to view these remarkable creatures during their time onshore.

The Piedras Blancas elephant seal rookery spreads over 6 miles of shoreline around Point Piedras Blancas on the central coast of California. The viewing areas are located 90 miles south of Monterey, 5 miles north of Hearst Castle State Historical Monument in San Simeon, 1.5 miles south of Point Piedras Blancas. The viewing areas are open every day of the year, are wheelchair accessible, and free. No reservations required.
Virtual Photo Walk is a 501c3 non profit in the USA. Events are powered by +Verizon phones and the 4G LTE Jetpack Mobile Hotspot. We use Zoom Video Communications and thank them for providing Pro Accounts and much more check out www.zoom.us
Telephoto Lens, wide angels and fisheyes provided by www.camkix.com +CamKix Eric S Yuan +Zoom Video Communications
Virtual Photo Walks is a non-profit organization that uses smart phones and video conferencing to enable people isolated by illness or disability to travel the world in real time. Thanks to our technology partners and a group of dedicated virtual volunteer guides from all over the world, we're able to make the world bigger and brighter for our community of people with disabilities. Our hope is through our efforts, we can make a difference in people's lives.
VirtualPhotoWalks was founded by John Butterill, it is a charity that harnesses the power of the internet and mobile communications to enable those living with disability and isolated, hospitalized – young and old – to visit distant places.
Watch the movie made about us.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1Uv7as5ZmI
If you would like to join us on a +Virtual Photo Walks™ or know some one who would please contact us http://VirtualPhotoWalks.org to learn how.
"To Know, To Care, To Act"
Virtual Photo Walks is a non-profit organization that uses smart phones and video conferencing to enable people isolated by illness or disability to travel the world in real time. Thanks to our technology partners and a group of dedicated virtual volunteer guides from all over the world, we're able to make the world bigger and brighter for our community of people with disabilities. Our hope is through our efforts, we can make a difference in people's lives.
VirtualPhotoWalks was founded by John Butterill, it is a charity that harnesses the power of the internet and mobile communications to enable those living with disability and isolated, hospitalized – young and old – to visit distant places.
Watch the movie made about us.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1Uv7as5ZmI
If you would like to join us on a +Virtual Photo Walks™ or know some one who would please contact us http://VirtualPhotoWalks.org to learn how.
"To Know, To Care, To Act"

https://youtu.be/h-RJWveWnQk

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Help June Raise Funds Towards A Double Lung Transplant
Her lungs are only functioning at 16% and very little airflow making it extremely difficult to breath. She has also been diagnosed with Pulmonary Hypertension. Doctors have told there is nothing else they can do for her except the transplant. Insurance will only cover so much. The hospitals that would do the transplant are located out of state. Money is needed to cover at best 9 months away from home, which means renting an apartment or hotel fees, as well as co-pays, travel expenses, medications not covered by insurance and other out of pocket expenses.

Junie is one of the most caring people I know. She's always trying to help people even in her weakened condition. She is selfless, always willing to lend an ear to those that need it even when she herself is in pain. When I first met Junie she was full of energy. Now she can't even walk from her bedroom to the bathroom without getting out of breath and wheezing. You can see from the photos the affect this disease has had on her. The photos of her in the blue dress are from when she was healthy. She had a glow and was full of energy. Please donate and help Junie get back to her former glowing, energetic self. I know that with new lungs and the ability to breath properly again
https://www.youcaring.com/junegaul-749914 #lung Transplant

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Explaining what we do.
   https://youtu.be/y1Uv7as5ZmI 
               
http://www.virtualphotowalks.org/donate/

How Virtual Photo Walks helps.                         
https://youtu.be/GIQzIUtE30I   

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Virtual Photo Walks at San Simeon Bay with Cal State Parks Ranger
Virtual Photo Walks was at San Simeon Bay with Ranger Erin Gates. Don't miss the great story telling by Ranger Erin Gates as we take a walk on the pier. https://youtu.be/Ix9N1bLQPkc
http://hearstcastle.org/ Verizon , Zoom Video Communications CamKix
http://hearstcastle.org/history-behind-hea…/facts-and-stats/
Virtual Photo Walk is a 501c3 non profit in the USA. Events are powered by Verizon phones and the 4G LTE Jetpack Mobile Hotspot. We use Zoom Video Communications and thank them for providing Pro Accounts and much more check out www.zoom.us
Telephoto Lens, wide angels and fisheyes provided by www.camkix.com CamKix Eric S Yuan
Virtual Photo Walks is a non-profit organization that uses smart phones and video conferencing to enable people isolated by illness or disability to travel the world in real time. Thanks to our technology partners and a group of dedicated virtual volunteer guides from all over the world, we're able to make the world bigger and brighter for our community of people with disabilities. Our hope is through our efforts, we can make a difference in people's lives.
VirtualPhotoWalks was founded by John Butterill, it is a charity that harnesses the power of the internet and mobile communications to enable those living with disability and isolated, hospitalized – young and old – to visit distant places.
Watch the movie made about us.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1Uv7as5ZmI
If you would like to join us on a +Virtual Photo Walks™ or know some one who would please contact us http://VirtualPhotoWalks.org to learn how.
"To Know, To Care, To Act"
Virtual Photo Walks is a non-profit organization that uses smart phones and video conferencing to enable people isolated by illness or disability to travel the world in real time. Thanks to our technology partners and a group of dedicated virtual volunteer guides from all over the world, we're able to make the world bigger and brighter for our community of people with disabilities. Our hope is through our efforts, we can make a difference in people's lives.
VirtualPhotoWalks was founded by John Butterill, it is a charity that harnesses the power of the internet and mobile communications to enable those living with disability and isolated, hospitalized – young and old – to visit distant places.
Watch the movie made about us.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1Uv7as5ZmI
If you would like to join us on a +Virtual Photo Walks™ or know some one who would please contact us http://VirtualPhotoWalks.org to learn how.

"To Know, To Care, To Act"

https://youtu.be/Ix9N1bLQPkc

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Virtual Photo Walks was at Hearst Castle walking back in time to the 1930s. Erin in real time relive a bygone era. Don't miss the great story telling by Ranger Erin Gates. . Secret rooms and stair cases.
http://hearstcastle.org/ Verizon, Zoom Video Communications CamKix https://youtu.be/Q6nn70t9DR0
http://hearstcastle.org/history-behind-hearst-castle/facts-and-stats/
Virtual Photo Walks is a non-profit organization that uses smart phones and video conferencing to enable people isolated by illness or disability to travel the world in real time. Thanks to our technology partners and a group of dedicated virtual volunteer guides from all over the world, we're able to make the world bigger and brighter for our community of people with disabilities. Our hope is through our efforts, we can make a difference in people's lives.
VirtualPhotoWalks was founded by John Butterill, it is a charity that harnesses the power of the internet and mobile communications to enable those living with disability and isolated, hospitalized – young and old – to visit distant places.
Watch the movie made about us.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1Uv7as5ZmI
If you would like to join us on a +Virtual Photo Walks™ or know some one who would please contact us http://VirtualPhotoWalks.org to learn how.
+Noriko Nagahori +Verizon +Zoom +CamKix
"To Know, To Care, To Act"

#VirtualPhotoWalks, #JohnButterill #photowalks #photography #photographers #Video #camera #live #livestream #livestreaming #streetphotography #streetart,#Virtual Photo Walks, #Verizon,#Zoomus
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Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, issued his 35th annual peace proposal titled “The Global Solidarity of Youth: Ushering in a New Era of Hope” on January 26, 2017.
While acknowledging numerous global challenges from armed conflict to the refugee crisis, Ikeda rejects pessimism, citing his faith in young people who embody hope and can catalyze chain reactions of positive change in their communities. He states: “Young people and their energetic engagement represent the solution to the global challenges we face.”
He also sees youth as the key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations toward 2030. He emphasizes that globally shared action, as seen in recent efforts to fight climate change, is essential in promoting these goals.
Youth Summit London 2015 Participants at “The Youth Summit” in London, September 2015, holding signs representing the SDGs [Photo by Jessica Lea/DFID/CC BY]
Ikeda expresses concern about divisive rhetoric and the growth of hate speech, commenting that xenophobic thinking is propelled by a stark division of the world into good and evil. He echoes former German President Richard von Weizsacker, who described the Berlin Wall as “the politics that deny humanity made into stone,” and stresses that we must never allow this kind of division to occur again.
Ikeda discusses the bodhisattva spirit stressed in Mahayana Buddhism as one means of developing a spiritual foundation for building solidarity, describing the bodhisattva as someone motivated by the spirit of empathy to respond to grave social crises, wherever they are and whether or not they are directly impacted.
He discusses the importance of education for global citizenship and calls for fostering a culture of peace through expanding friendship that transcends ethnic and religious differences. He is confident that bonds of friendship among youth can be powerful enough to turn back the “sullied currents of divisiveness” and give birth to a culture of peace rooted in respect for diversity.

http://www.sgi.org/in-focus/press-releases/peace-proposal- 2017.html?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_content=10132&utm_campaign=Routine
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