A Life in Travel

The founding President and CEO of Wildland Adventures and the director of the non-profit Travelers Conservation Trust. He has traveled and guided throughout the world since 1975. Kurt completed an M.S. degree in Natural Resources from the University of Michigan after conducting research in the National Parks of Costa Rica. He has also worked on...

The founding President and CEO of Wildland Adventures and the director of the non-profit Travelers Conservation Trust. He has traveled and guided throughout the world since 1975. Kurt completed an M.S. degree in Natural Resources from the University of Michigan after conducting research in the National Parks of Costa Rica. He has also worked on international programs for the U.S. National Park Service. Kurt has authored a chapter on adventure travel for Fodor's guide books and published numerous articles on ecotourism. As a recognized industry pioneer in adventure travel and ecotourism, he has served on numerous professional boards and conservation organizations including The International Ecotourism Society, the International Galapagos Tour Operators Association, the Maasai Environmental Resource Coalition of East Africa, and the Adventure Travel Trade Association.

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A Closer Look at Travel to Colombia

A Closer Look at Travel to Colombia
In 1975, on my first trip to Colombia I backpacked through the summer before entering a graduate program in the School of Natural Resources at the University of Michigan. Based on my academic interests and work experience in ecology, wildland conservation, and national park management, here's a closer look at why I traveled to Colombia th...
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A Soulful Dive into India’s Most Sacred Gathering

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"Diving into Immortality" says it all. Our founder's trip to India is an extraordinary exploration beyond the history, charms and fascinating cultural traditions that compel most travelers to this astonishing land of chaos and contradictions. Imagine being among millions of ash-covered sadhus, holy men (and a few women) who have renounced the mater...
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A Runaway Slave Lunch in Cuba

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When Jan Bower wrote in her trip evaluation that the "Runaway Slave Lunch" was a highlight of her Wildland Adventure to Cuba, we had to find out more. What Runaway Slave Lunch, we asked? Cuba is all about surprises, about the creativity and entrepreneurial spirit of Cubans, and their longing to reach out and connect with travelers passing through t...
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Exploring Jewish Culture and History Traveling in Morocco

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 Today, Morocco has a Jewish population of a few thousand, most concentrated in Casablanca, Fez, Rabat and Marrakech. However, today, Jewish history is revealed traveling throughout Morocco where the Diaspora once lived, traded, mingled, mixed, and thrived amongst the predominant Muslim culture. Following the common circuit of travel in M...
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Wildland Adventures Response to US State Department Travel Warning to Cuba

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October 9, 2017We recognize that Wildland guests and others planning to travel to Cuba would be concerned by the US State Department notice warning US citizens to avoid travel to Cuba issued September 29th, 2017. The safety and comfort of our travelers is of utmost concern, as is an honest assessment of travel conditions in Cuba. We have revie...
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