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Around Town: Eco-friendly Los Angeles

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we only borrow it from our children”.

This ancient proverb is one of many reasons why green vacations are a new and trendy way to travel for the jet set that don’t want to leave a carbon footprint on their favorite planet. “Eco Travel” can be defined as “Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the environment, contributes to the local economy and minimizes your impact.” These trips can not only be good for the environment, but great fun. Read Full Story

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Wonderful West Seattle
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