“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” - Jane Goodall
Photo courtesy: Intrepid Travel
A message from Sir David Attenborough - Blue Planet II: Episode 7 - BBC One
JANE GOODALL - Mother Earth
Journeys with Heart Tour Directory – 2019 (currently selling)
- May 2019 – Sicily & Puglia – selling now - https://www.journeyswithheart.com/offer/benvenuti-a-puglia-e-in-sicilia
- July 2019 – Italy with Weeds – selling now - https://www.journeyswithheart.com/offer/italy-with-weeds
Starting in 2019 – JWH will donate $5.00 for every traveller booked on our tours to Sole Food Farms:
Street Farm is the inspirational account of residents in the notorious Low Track in Vancouver, British Columbia―one of the worst urban slums in North America―who joined together to create an urban farm as a means of addressing the chronic problems in their neighborhood. It is a story of recovery, of land and food, of people, and of the power of farming and nourishing others as a way to heal our world and ourselves.
Feature Destination – Sri Lanka
(JWH future tour destination)
Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) is an island nation south of India in the Indian Ocean. Its diverse landscapes range from rainforest and arid plains to highlands and sandy beaches. It’s famed for its ancient Buddhist ruins, including the 5th-century citadel Sigiriya, with its palace and frescoes. The city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka's ancient capital, has many ruins dating back more than 2,000 years.
7 Days in Sri Lanka Vlog | Sigiriya, Kandy, Dambulla, Galle, Unawatuna, Colombo
Join us as we travel around Sri Lanka with a full commentary guide: Sigiriya, Kandy, Dambulla, Galle Fort, Unawatuna, Colombo. We visit the Dambulla Cave Temple, Safari jeep tour with elephants, Temple of the Tooth, whale watching, climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress and more.
Published on May 12, 2018
Photo: Courtesy Sri Lanka Tourism
From picture-perfect beaches to the beautiful tea plantations in the rolling landscape of its hill country, Sri Lanka is a haven of scenic spots and locales. We take a tour of the country’s most beautiful towns and cities from coastal hamlets like Mirissa to the sacred city of Kandy.
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See How This Intricate Peruvian Folk Art Is Made by Hand
In the city of Ayacucho, Peru, artists have been creating retablos or traditional religious altars for centuries. Visit several workshops and hear artisans speak about the history of the craft and its relevance today in this short documentary from Jungles in Paris.
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Forging Mona Lisa’s Smile: Creating Perfect Replicas of Classic Art
The employees at Factum Arte are world-class art forgers, but this Madrid-based company is no criminal enterprise. Each piece they create is intended to preserve and protect our cultural heritage. The company has even developed advanced technologies to scan, document and recreate a vast array of objects. From priceless Renaissance paintings to a life-size replica of Tutankhamun’s tomb, founder Adam Lowe says that creating these facsimiles is one of the best ways to protect the originals.
A Hidden Art Form You’ll Flip For
Published on Jul 13, 2018
Martin Frost is the last working fore-edge painter in the world. Dating back centuries, the delicate art form places intricate scenes on the side of books, cheekily hidden beneath gold gilded pages. The beautiful paintings are only visible to the trained eye, but once you unlock the secret, you’ll find pure magic.