In our second episode, we interview travel medicine expert and author Dr. David Shlim (Medicine and Compassion) about his many forays into the Himalaya, his work with Tibetan monks, and the relationship between Buddhism and care giving. [David is pictured at right with Tibetan lama Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche.]
We also have stories on Serengeti Watch, and Ethical Souvenir Shopping.
Have a listen!
Resources for the books, organizations & music in Episode 2:
Medicine and Compassion: A Tibetan Lama and an American Doctor on How to Provide Care with Compassion and Wisdom
Medicine and Compassion
Sex Trafficking and Tourism
The role of the travel industry in sexual exploitation and trafficking
Eco-friendly advice on vacation souvenirs
For information about our ET News stories with Natalie Lefevre, please visit
Podcast Theme Music — Energizer, by Stephen Kent, from the album Family Tree
Additional music by Jef Stott
Oud Music from the Fes Souk – Artist and album unknown; gift to Jeff Greenwald from a merchant in a Moroccan plastic flower shop, 2008.
Love and Aladji B. Boian by Youssoupha Sidibe, from the album Sacred Sound
Closing music: In the Lassa by Juana Molina, from the album Halo.
Geo Quiz-zine source: Stiff, by Mary Roach
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