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Week In-stagram Review Focus on Water

3 Comments 17 January 2014

Each week brings some new scenery and location for me – that’s just the way I like it. If you want to follow where I am real time – then on Friday I will post some of my Instagram photos from the current week. Some weeks I may be traveling somewhere exotic, and some weeks it may be less interesting – but it will give you a peek into my life of perpetual motion.

This week I focused on something simple – water.  In fact, it’s so simple that we take it for granted.  As you may know, I’m throwing a big party in NYC next week all in the name of Adventure + Water.  My Rickshaw Run partner and Baang + Burne Gallery Director, Charlie Grosso, has put together a stellar lineup of contemporary art for us to enjoy and bid on as part of our fundraiser part next week.  Seriously – you may walk away with some amazing steals on art pieces – you can see the lineup here.   We have some fun interactive opportunities as well as other exciting travel items to auction and raffle off.  If you are in NYC – we invite you to come out next Thursday the 23rd – meet us, have some booze, see what a rickshaw is, learn about the water we take for granted, and bid on some art.  RSVP here.

This week Charlie and I decided to bring some more visibility to the water crisis with the help of our friends at charity: water (loaning us a jerry can), and Mobile Media Lab (who loaned us their well-connected InstagramNYC account for the day).  We drug that jerry can all over NYC to some iconic spots.  Yes – lots of people stared at us, some people asked us what we were doing, and two young men around NYU thought that we worked for charity: water.  But we reached a lot of people with a simple message – think about the water you see around you every day – it’s plentiful and easy – but that’s not the case for the rest of the world.  And of course we invited everyone to our fundraiser!  This isn’t the first time Charlie and I have taken to the streets of NYC to spread a message – and we had just as much fun this time with our jerry can.

If you can’t make it to the event in NYC – then I plead with you to help us out directly and donate to our campaign here.

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I spent the day carrying a water can around #nyc -a foreign concept for New Yorkers, but in many parts of the globe people have to walk to fill up their water can every day. The water crisis deserves more attention. Join us. Jan 23 http://bit.ly/1de9TjY

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Clean water is part of our cityscape we don’t think about.

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How lucky we are to be surrounded by water.

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Meet my #RickshawRun partner in crime – @charliegrosso and our purpose – @charitywater . Don’t they look cute together?!

 

charity water Times Square

The water crisis deserves more attention. Join us. Jan 23 @charitywater @charliegrosso @ottsworld http://bit.ly/1iKFy15

 

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3 Comments so far

  1. What a great message you are trying to get out there! I love it! Keep it up!

  2. Ian says:

    Being Canadian, we take water for granted all too often. We need to be more aware of how scarce it is in other parts of the world and help those who need access to it…!

  3. I was thrilled to know United States has water scarcity to such an extent. Water conservation should be done in every parts of the world.


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I'm Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences and photography. But it's not just about travel, it's also about life experiences of a middle age wanderer.
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