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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
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Thank you to the hundreds of people who have given their time to help people less fortunate.
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Virtual Photo Walks viewing theTall ships in Quebec City Harbour.

Capt Will of The Impossible Dream gave us a tour of the Lord Nelson Tall ship it is specially outfitted for the disabled. https://youtu.be/hYy08J4VjMk
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.

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Virtual Photo Walks at the Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park https://youtu.be/3HCNgR9JWxA
The founding of this unique town dedicated to the dignity of the human spirit. Although the centennial celebration is now a part of history, there are still plenty of opportunities to come learn about Colonel Allen Allensworth and the courageous group of families and individuals who believed they could create their own version of the "American Dream".
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.
https://youtu.be/3HCNgR9JWxA

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Virtual Photo Walks with Dominic Phillips nature walk Walden Pond.
Let's enjoy a relaxing Colorado morning on the shores of Cottonwood Marsh. We'll take in the sights and try to get some close up views of the wildlife. https://youtu.be/M1dcK9b8Ed0
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. We use Zoom Video Communications and thank them for providing Pro Accounts and much more check out www.zoom.us Eric S Yuan Zoom Video Communications Thanks to Verizon for 4G LTE Jetpack Mobile Hotspot.
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Virtual Photo Walks at Point Lobos Cal State Natural Reserve
Kayaking looking at seals and critters. https://youtu.be/yQHfKoeWvHo
Point Lobos State Natural Reserve is outstanding for sightseeing, photography, painting, nature study, picnicking, SCUBA diving, and jogging. In addition to the spectacular beauty, nearly every aspect of its resources is of scientific interest. There are rare plant communities, endangered archeological sites, unique geological formations, and incredibly rich flora and fauna of both land and sea. Deriving its name from the offshore rocks at Punta de los Lobos Marinos, Point of the Sea Wolves, where the sound of the sea lions carries inland, the Reserve has often been called "the crown jewel of the State Park System". Point Lobos this area contains headlands, coves and rolling meadows. The offshore area forms one of the richest underwater habitats in the world popular with divers. Wildlife includes seals, sea lions, sea otters and migrating gray whales
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. We use Zoom Video Communications and thank them for providing Pro Accounts and much more check out www.zoom.us Eric S Yuan Zoom Video Communications Thanks to Verizon for 4G LTE Jetpack Mobile Hotspot.
https://youtu.be/yQHfKoeWvHo

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Virtual Photo Walks at Yosemite Falls, 2425 feet top 20 highest falls.
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Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park. At 2425 feet high, Yosemite falls are among the top 20 highest falls in the world. They are awe inspiring! Cover photo by Ali Elhajj
According to wikipedia, the Ahwahneechee people called the waterfall "Cholock" ("the fall") and believed the plunge pool at its base was inhabited by the spirits of several witches, called the Poloti.
An Ahwaneechee folktale describes a woman going to fetch a pail of water from the pool, and drawing it out full of snakes. Later that night, after the woman had trespassed into their territory, the spirits caused the woman's house to be sucked into the pool by a powerful wind, taking the woman and her newborn baby with it.
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
We use Zoom Video Communications and thank them for providing Pro Accounts and much more check out www.zoom.us Eric S Yuan Zoom Video Communications Thanks to Verizon for 4G LTE Jetpack Mobile Hotspot.https://youtu.be/47JJU8yfsDw

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Virtual Photo Walks experience life on an active archaeological project
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This spring, VirtualPhotoWalks.Org has partnered with GRAPE to bring the experience life on an active archaeological project. It is our goal to provide several ‘tours’ to the VirtualPhotoWalks community during the course of the excavations between May 3rd and June 10th.Join our team as we explore the ancient origins of wine and the unique, traditional way wine is still produced in Georgia today.https://www.google.com/…/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x40440cd7e64f626b…
To acquire the samples necessary to answer questions of “where did wine begin?” it is necessary to recovery archaeological materials from the Neolithic period of this region. Our team is composed of archaeological professionals from across numerous disciplines, paleobotany, micromorphology, ceramic technology, faunal analysis, bioarchaeology and so on. Structured as an undergraduate archaeological field school, our program of work allows students to not only learn the craft of field archaeology, but to also learn about and engage with Georgian culture and history. We have combined this work with an active community outreach, aiming to bring the work we do to not only the academic community but also to the public which it serves.
GRAPE is an international multidisciplinary research project investigating the emergence of farming economies in the South Caucasus and the influence of the Near East on the development of local Neolithic cultures and vice versa. For the past 2 years, the University of Toronto and several Georgian agencies (Ministry of Agriculture’s National Wine Agency and the National Museum) have begun a collaboration as part of a larger international project entitled “Research and Popularization of Georgian Grape and Wine Culture”. The aims of the project are to investigate the roots of wine production in the ancient world.
The Caucasus region has often been described as the crossroads of history. Wedged between the competing interests of the east and west, Georgia is positioned at the heart of a region that for thousands of years absorbed many of its ‘would-be’ conquerors and managed to maintain its own distinct culture, language and religious traditions. Despite this truth, recent history served to shroud this past from western imagination, experience and scholarship. Since the Republic of Georgia regained its freedom in 1991 after years of Soviet rule, it turned its face towards the west, encouraging interactions that encompass the entirety of Georgian culture and experience. The Gadachrili Gora Regional Archaeological Project Expedition (GRAPE) is a by-product of this ‘about-face’ in Georgian international dialogue. Jo Hall Eric S Yuan
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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.https://youtu.be/VU-jruOUdqA 

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How to Build a Billion-Dollar Company That Delivers Happiness
Lessons in Leadership from Eric Yuan, CEO of Zoom

https://blog.canaan.com/how-to-build-a-billion-dollar-company-that-delivers-happiness-997726eea547

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The Life Story of Daisaku Ikeda
In the 50 years since becoming president of the Soka Gakkai lay Buddhist association at the age of 32, Daisaku Ikeda has pursued a diverse range of activities in the pursuit of global peace. As well as building the Soka Gakkai into a grassroots movement of empowered global citizens, his efforts include personal diplomacy during the Cold War, ongoing dialogues with a broad range of individuals from around the world, numerous publications and proposals and the founding of peace-related institutions.

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