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  • Crooked Trails slide show

    1. 1. Community Based Tourism
    2. 2. <ul><li>&quot; responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of </li></ul><ul><li>local people.&quot; </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>Community based tourism takes this a step further.. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Advantages to CBT
    5. 5. Creating jobs in the village
    6. 6. Locals sell their crafts Jabusii, Thailand
    7. 7. Chinchero, Peru
    8. 8. Donations from groups
    9. 10. Work projects- Kenya
    10. 11. Building a school Merrueshi Kenya
    11. 12. Finished School Merrueshi
    12. 13. <ul><li>When villagers remain in their communities they can continue to add to the overall prosperity of the village. This prevents the village to city exodus so common today in rural areas throughout the world. CBT helps create jobs in the communities. </li></ul>Avoiding emigration
    13. 14. <ul><li>Preserving culture </li></ul>
    14. 15. Honoring traditional knowledge <ul><li>Demonstrations </li></ul><ul><li>Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Walks </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul>
    15. 16. Offering local guided nature walks. Merrueshi Kenya
    16. 17. Mitigating environmental impact: <ul><li>Minimize outside garbage and remove all that is brought in. </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared to filter their own water. </li></ul><ul><li>Limit showers and don’t expect hot water. </li></ul><ul><li>Accommodations should be simple and appropriate to the area. </li></ul><ul><li>Bring warm sleeping bags so extra wood is not burned. </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared to eat local foods. </li></ul>
    17. 18. Home stays
    18. 19. Lodge Stay and Guest Houses
    19. 20. Time to work in the fields Vicos Peru
    20. 21. Fun time to play with the children of the village Pokhara Nepal Ladahk India
    21. 22. Experiencing traditional dress Ladahk India
    22. 23. Learning about local culture during talks with locals Ladahk India
    23. 24. Sharing music Ladahk India
    24. 25. Learning to cook local style New Delhi India
    25. 26. Chinchero, Peru
    26. 27. <ul><li>Demonstrations of traditional arts </li></ul>
    27. 28. Vicos Peru
    28. 29. Oaxaca Mexico
    29. 30. Learning to weave
    30. 31. Making photography interactive, fun and responsible Sarangkot Nepal
    31. 32. Language Lessons Bhaktapur, Nepal
    32. 33. Eating traditionally Lingshed Ladahk
    33. 34. Learning with the locals
    34. 35. Time to talk, laugh and share.
    35. 36. Time to appreciate the local sites
    36. 40. Quiet time for reflection in the village. Sarangkot Nepal

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