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Eco Tourism in the Middle East: Yemen
Added: 2009-09-19 08:44:19

 

We continue to deliver you the articles of Karen Chernik of prophet.com about Eco Tourism possibilities in the Middle East. This time her article covers Yemen.



Palm trees of Socotra island. Photo from socotraisland.org
Eco Tourism in the Middle East: Lebanon
Added: 2009-09-19 08:35:40

 

We continue to deliver you the articles of Karen Chernik of prophet.com about Eco Tourism possibilities in the Middle East. This time her article covers Lebanon.



Cedar tree is an ancient symbol of Lebanon
Eco Tourism in the Middle East: Syria
Added: 2009-09-18 21:40:49

 

We continue to deliver you the articles of Karen Chernik of prophet.com about Eco Tourism possibilities in the Middle East. This time her article covers Syria.



Syria is full of ancient ruins, among other things. Picture delivered through greenprophet.com.
Eco Tourism in the Middle East: Jordan
Added: 2009-09-18 21:33:17

 

We continue to deliver you the articles of Karen Chernik of prophet.com about Eco Tourism possibilities in the Middle East. This time her article covers Jordan



Tent Camp in Jordanian desert. Photo from flickr.com, copyright of its respective author, delivered through greenprophet.com
Eco Tourism in the Middle East: Egypt
Added: 2009-09-18 21:27:26

 

In our attempt to deliver you all the best news on rural, green and responsible travel, we found several invaluable sites that are providing this kind of information. We are very happy to introduce these sites and their authors to you. One of the best data sources is greenprophet.com. Here is a teaser of Karen Chernick's article about Eco Tourism in Egypt (the one from her series about Eco Tourism in the Middle East)



Adrere Amellal Ecolodge, Picture from greenprophet.com
GoEco Pioneers Volunteer Eco Tourism in Israel
Added: 2009-09-18 21:18:00

 

Karen Chernick of greenprophet.com reports about GoEco, a volunteer organization established in 2005 by Jonathan Gilben and Jonathan Tal (both of whom have degrees in Environmental and Geographical Studies), which is a pioneer in introducing the concept of volunteer tourism to Israel. Volunteer tourism is a relatively new field in which travel benefits not only the tourist but the community that he or she visits.

Following text is an exerpt from Karen's article, which can also be found at greenprophet.com



GoEco volunteer in Israel