Tunneling ancient trees a good idea for tourism?
I think a lot about tourism. It's practically the impetus for this blog. It drives my desire to see the world and now, my graduate studies in urban economic development. That said, I came across this pretty unfortunate NPR story (and this National Geographic one) on a 1000 year old sequoia tree meeting its demise after a rough storm. To "inspire tourism" to national parks in the 19th century, tunnels were carved into the trunks of a few of these natural beauties to ... Continue Reading