Author Archives: Christopher Rudder

How to Survive a Natural Disaster: Preparation & Safety Tips

Here’s a sobering factoid: Of all natural disasters, flooding causes the most fatalities. It brings to light something we don’t like to think about. Natural disasters are unexpected and can be deadly. Natural disasters are terrifying. Communications get cut, roads are closed, homes and possessions are lost. And in the worst cases, lives are taken […]

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022: Surviving A 20 Hour Bus Ride After The Icelandic Volcano Ash Grounded Flights

What would you do if…
While studying in Oslo, you decide to fly out to Croatia for the weekend and back in class by Monday for an exam. The only thing is an Icelandic volcano ash cloud grounded all flights resulting in a 20-hour bus and boat ride in order to get back to Oslo.