Free in-store events at our store in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood:

Wide World Books & Maps
4411 Wallingford Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103

Thursday, June 2nd, 7 pm – Kenya Safari with Kakuta Hamisi

Maasai Warrior and Founder of the Maasai Association, Kakuta Hamisi will share his thoughts on the best safari and cultural experience in Kenya. Kakuta will also share stories of growing up in Merrueshi village, Amboseli area, including trying to ride giraffes as a child, bringing home a baby zebra to raise, becoming a warrior and then starting an eco-camp and non-profit to help his village. Come listen to Kakuta’s inspiring and often-humorous slide show presentation. This is a must see presentation if you have dreamed of going to Kenya on safari and spending time with the Maasai. Don’t’ miss it!

Tuesday, June 7th, 7 pm -Argentina and Patagonia with Evelyn Salinas

The massive country of Argentina, known for tango, steak, and football, has a varied terrain that encompasses the Andes mountains, glacial lakes, and Pampas grassland, the traditional grazing ground of its famed beef cattle.  Evelyn will reveal the beauty of Argentina through stunning photographs of the region. During this presentation, Evelyn will also discuss Patagonia, with its amazing biodiversity and abundant opportunities for adventure.  Come and enjoy this beautiful presentation of a truly magical place.  A native of Punta Arenas, Chile, Evelyn has been leading adventure trips through Patagonia for more than 11 ​years.  In 2014 she founded Crux Expeditions, which offers over 20 unique trips, exploring Patagonia National Parks and national reservations in Chile and Argentina, enjoying glaciers, mountains, whales, penguins, and herds of guanacos.  Her trips are an inspiration to connect with nature, with one’s self and with fellow adventurers.