Your Very Next Step newsletter for March / April 2016

Your Very Next Step newsletter for March / April 2016

 

By Ned Lundquist www.yourverynextstep.com
“If all you can do is crawl, start crawling.”

– Rumi

 

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” – Lao Tzu
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*** In this issue:
***  Travel News:

 

***  Ned’s upcoming travel

***  Why You Shouldn’t Recline Your Airplane Seat

***  Moral Dilemmas: Should You Do These Things While Traveling?

***  27 Inspiring Places to See Before You Die

***  20 Places to See Abroad Before You Die

***  The Top 10 Trips To Take In Your Lifetime

***  10 Best U.S. Summer Food Festivals for 2016

***  BEYOND BARCELONA: 16 SPANISH DESTINATIONS YOU MUST VISIT

***  If you get to Bucharest, you have to eat here:

***  Palace of the Parliament

***  World’s 15 Best Summer Music Festivals

***  Rail Trail of the Month

 

*** Trail/Outdoor/Conservation volunteer opportunities:

 

1.)  Citizen Scientists, The Center for Coastal Studies, Provincetown, MA

2.)  Volunteer, Atlantic White Shark Conservancy (AWSC), North Chatham, MA

 

*** Travel/Adventure/Outdoors/Conservation employment opportunities:
1.)  Director of Publishing, Colorado Mountain Club, Golden, CO

2.)  Guide, Widman Lake Lodge (located on the Alaska Peninsula), Anchorage, Alaska

3.)  Executive Director, The American Museum of Fly Fishing, C. V. O’Boyle, LLC, Manchester Center, VT

4.)  Executive Director, New Hampshire Camp Directors Association, Concord, NH

5.)  Wilderness Educators/Expedition Guides, Kroka Expeditions, Marlow, NH

6.)  Grant Writer – Communications Manager, Environmental Traveling Companions, Bay Area, California

7.)  Park Ranger, BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, Kremmling, CO

8.)  Director of Membership & Communications, Oregon State Parks Foundation, Portland, OR

9.)  Park Ranger (Mountaineering), Mount Rainier National Park, Division of Visitor Services and Resource Protection, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE,, Longmire, WA

10.)  Adventure Camp Counselor, Nature’s Classroom, Hancock, NH

11.)  Cave Tour Guide, Crystal Cave, Spring Valley, WI

12.)  Tour Guide – Far View Lodge, Aramark, Mancos, CO

 

…and much more…and it’s all FREE!!!

*** Do you have a travel adventure, conservation or outdoor update  to share? Send me your stories and I’ll post in the “Your Very Next Step” and on the YVNS website (http://www.yourverynextstep.com/).

 

***  Ned’s upcoming travel, maybe, perhaps:

 

May 9-11                             Boston, Mass.

May 12-13                           Mobile, Ala.

May 15-17                           Cocoa Beach, FL

May 22-26                           New Orleans, LA

May 29-June3                    Victoria/Vancouver, BC, Canada

June 3-5                               Boston, Mass.

June 5-7                               New Orleans, LA

June 7-15                             Chania, Crete/Athens, Greece

 

***  Why You Shouldn’t Recline Your Airplane Seat

Written by CNT Editors  February 29, 2016

http://www.cntraveler.com/stories/2016-02-29/should-you-recline-your-airplane-seat

 

***  Moral Dilemmas: Should You Do These Things While Traveling?

http://www.smartertravel.com/photo-galleries/editorial/moral-dilemmas-should-you-do-these-things-while-traveling.html

 

***  27 Inspiring Places to See Before You Die

http://www.smartertravel.com/photo-galleries/editorial/27-places-that-will-restore-your-faith-in-travel.html

 

***  20 Places to See Abroad Before You Die

http://www.fodors.com/news/photos/20-places-to-see-abroad-before-you-die

 

***  The Top 10 Trips To Take In Your Lifetime

By Cherri Parry

http://lostwaldo.com/the-top-10-trips-to-take-in-your-lifetime/?utm_source=LW_DT-TB_US_OB_2

 

***  10 Best U.S. Summer Food Festivals for 2016

http://www.fodors.com/news/photos/10-best-us-summer-food-festivals?ref=news_fd_043016

 

***  BEYOND BARCELONA: 16 SPANISH DESTINATIONS YOU MUST VISIT

To discover some of Spain’s ancient sites, distinctive cuisines, and vibrant streets, escape to one of the country’s lesser-known locales. Read more

 

http://www.fodors.com/world/europe/spain/experiences/news/photos/beyond-barcelona-16-spanish-destinations-you-must-visit

 

***  If you get to Bucharest, you have to eat here:

https://www.carucubere.ro/en/

 

***  Palace of the Parliament

 

The Palace of the Parliament is the seat of the Parliament of Romania. Located on Dealul Arsenalului in central Bucharest, it is the second largest administrative building in the world, after The Pentagon .

http://www.local-life.com/bucharest/articles/palace-of-parliament

 

***  World’s 15 Best Summer Music Festivals

http://www.fodors.com/news/photos/worlds-15-best-summer-music-festivals

 

***  Rail Trail of the month

 

April

Colorado’s Rio Grande Trail

http://www.railstotrails.org/trailblog/2016/april/11/colorado-s-rio-grande-trail/?tag=Trail+of+the+Month

 

March

New York’s Hudson Valley Trail Network

http://www.railstotrails.org/trailblog/2016/march/17/new-yorks-hudson-valley-trail-network/?tag=Trail+of+the+Month

 

February

South Carolina’s Greenville Health System Swamp Rabbit Trail

http://www.railstotrails.org/trailblog/2016/february/14/south-carolina-s-greenville-health-system-swamp-rabbit-trail/?tag=Trail+of+the+Month

 

*** Trail/Outdoor/Conservation volunteer opportunities:

 

1.)  Citizen Scientists, The Center for Coastal Studies, Provincetown, MA

 

Cape Cod Bay Monitoring Program “Citizen Scientists”

Seeking volunteers to visit dock sites at Pamet Harbor (Truro), Provincetown, Wellfleet, and Barnstable once a month, June through September, to inspect the area for invasive species. Also, ask about openings for weekly water samplers in designated areas of Cape Cod Bay, April thru October.

 

http://coastalstudies.org/about/volunteers/

 

2.)  Volunteer, Atlantic White Shark Conservancy (AWSC), North Chatham, MA

http://www.atlanticwhiteshark.org/volunteer/

 

*** Travel/Adventure/Outdoors/Conservation employment opportunities:

 

1.)  Director of Publishing, Colorado Mountain Club, Golden, CO

http://andrewhudsonsjobslist.com/index.cfm?PID=805&ID=9888,31738,0&S=ioqkrioruwr#j042616_2

 

2.)  Guide, Widman Lake Lodge (located on the Alaska Peninsula), Anchorage, Alaska

 

Opening available for an experienced, team player, fly fishing guide during the peak fall season on the Alaska Peninsula. On river experience required in 18 foot type riverboats with jet/outboard. August 10 to October 1, 2016

Experienced and Professional, Alaska licensed guides, email your resume and references to Jason.  fish@wildmanlodge.com

 

http://www.idealist.org/view/job/3MHBnM467ccp

 

3.)  Executive Director, The American Museum of Fly Fishing, C. V. O’Boyle, LLC, Manchester Center, VT

http://www.idealist.org/view/job/3MHBnM467ccp

 

4.)  Executive Director, New Hampshire Camp Directors Association, Concord, NH

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/New-Hampshire-Camp-Directors-Association/jobs/Executive-Director-d24a83d5f8e01a83

 

5.)  Wilderness Educators/Expedition Guides, Kroka Expeditions, Marlow, NH

http://www.kroka.org/hiring/seasonal_teacher.shtml

 

6.)  Grant Writer – Communications Manager, Environmental Traveling Companions, Bay Area, California

http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/jobs/24289-grant-writer-communications-manager

 

7.)  Park Ranger, BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, Kremmling, CO

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/436779400/

 

8.)  Director of Membership & Communications, Oregon State Parks Foundation, Portland, OR

https://www.macslist.org/macs-list/Oregon-State-Parks-Foundation/Director-of-Membership-Communications/pV5ZkPFXWQtr/#top

 

9.)  Park Ranger (Mountaineering), Mount Rainier National Park, Division of Visitor Services and Resource Protection, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE,, Longmire, WA

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/434454700/

 

10.)  Adventure Camp Counselor, Nature’s Classroom, Hancock, NH

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Nature’s-Classroom/jobs/Adventure-Camp-Counselor-be15bb7d71dd1911

 

11.)  Cave Tour Guide, Crystal Cave, Spring Valley, WI

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Crystal-Cave/jobs/Cave-Tour-Guide-ada723a445f16e78

 

12.)  Tour Guide – Far View Lodge, Aramark, Mancos, CO

https://hourly-aramark.icims.com/jobs/65219/tour-guide—far-view-lodge/job

 

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