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Larry Kraft
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National Geographic blog about our trip
The amazing Olivia Rees of One More Generation  interviewed us and just published this blog post on the National Geographic website.

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Cornell Enterprise magazine profile of Larry
Cornell's Enterprise magazine heard about our trip and did a short alumni profile of Larry in their fall 2014 issue, published at the end of December, 2014.  This is the magazine of Cornell's MBA school, the Johnson Graduate School of Management.   

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National Travel Radio - Interview
Brian "Hurricane" Smith, who does the Adventure Traveler segment, interviewed Larry shortly after the end of our trip.  The interview aired on September 21, 2014.  Listed to it at this link.

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Glaciers and Climate Change
While our trip is now over and we’re back home in Minneapolis, we are catching up on a final post or two about our experiences in the Arctic, in Svalbard, Norway, where we were about 800 miles from the North Pole. Here's a post we did on The Wilderness Clas...

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Home!
We’re home!   One year
and 4 days after leaving on August 12, 2013 for Costa Rica, our year adventure
has come to a close.   We will be
processing what we’ve learned and the experiences we’ve had for months, if not
years.   We still owe a few posts about
th...

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The Arctic - and some glacier research
We just spent almost two weeks Svalbard, a group of Norwegian islands in the very far north.  We were actually only about 800 miles from the North Pole.  Not only was there no night, but the sun won't go down for any part of the day until the end of August ...

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The Clever Dutch and How They Manage Water
This is a post we also did for The Wilderness Classroom . Have you ever tried to build barriers to protect a
sandcastle from waves on an ocean beach? At a much bigger scale, this is the
same problem The Netherlands faces (The Netherlands is sometimes called...

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Meeting Mother Earth
This is a story about our trip in our local St. Louis Park magazine.  It includes a letter we wrote at the end of the article.  We did the first interview for this back in November last year.

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Video Trip Summary (through Africa)
Here's a 2 1/2 minute video we created for the St. Louis Park School Board and community.  It provides a good and quick summary of some of the interesting experiences we had on the first 2/3 of our trip.  We made it just after arriving in Africa in late March.

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Europe
As planned, we are spending this summer in Europe.  For much of the summer we are traveling with or meeting family and dear friends, and are taking a break from frequent posts.  In late July we will be traveling to Arctic Norway (Lofoten and Svalbard), and ...
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