Perception Is Reality

International Hunt for Missing Backpacker Harnesses Blog Power

Posted on: December 6, 2007

When backpacker Nicole Vienneau set out last year to travel from West Africa to Turkey by way of the Middle East, her family at home in Toronto was confident her 15 years’ experience traveling to far-flung places would stand her in good stead.

But when Nicole, 32, failed to make her usual fortnightly phone call home in April, her brother Matthew’s LiveJournal posts began to strike a grave note. Frantic and thousands of miles away, Matthew Vienneau typed out a desperate plea for help from readers in the region of Syria where she was last seen.

Click here to read the full article on Wired.


5 Responses to "International Hunt for Missing Backpacker Harnesses Blog Power"

I love learning about how people are using the web in order to help other people and make change. Thanks for passing along this story.

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