Travel

Rwanda: Culture, landscapes and mountain gorillas

Rwanda: Culture, landscapes and mountain gorillas

....We started climbing to the edge of the jungle up steep, rugged farm land – a far cry from the fertile prairie soils I grew up on. Here there is a constant struggle between preserving the jungle and expanding farm lands.  Even with the current boundaries the gorillas will occasionally leave the jungle to feed on crops – posing a threat to both the farmer’s income and the gorilla’s lives.   Clear cutting more of the jungle and encroaching on the gorilla’s territory only furthers the problem, though the farmers will occasionally ignore the laws and take the land expansion upon themselves. There is a real problem trying to balance the land to meet the needs of both species....

New Zealand the North Island: An oldie but a goodie

New Zealand the North Island: An oldie but a goodie

My travel blog went over so well last week I thought I would keep the trend going for a bit.  Back by popular demand here is the best New Zealand video that has ever hit a physiotherapy blog.

Tips for Staying Consistent with Exercise while Traveling

Tips for Staying Consistent with Exercise while Traveling

The importance of exercise is generally not a hard sell, the hard part is committing to exercise.  The few fleeting moments of  ‘me time’ can be even more precious while traveling, regardless if you are away for work or pleasure.  As someone who loves spending time abroad and advocates for more of it, here are a few tips to help you stay consistent with your rehab or fitness program while traveling.