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At Play in the Algerian Sahara

At Play in the Algerian Sahara

Trekking the Algerian Sahara Taghit's finest had agreed to supply a camel caravan to take me and my three traveling companions out into the depths of the Grand Erg Occidental "” the portion of the Sahara Desert that most resembles an ocean "” and come back...

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Havana:  Dancing with Gods and Goddesses

Havana:
Dancing with Gods and Goddesses

Havana Like an untethered live wire, Havana sizzles at a single touch. Rumba music serenades the city from the balconies of colonial mansions as mango juice cups are hawked from their first floor window sills. Fiery competitions of street-corner domino games punctuate...

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Visit The Souk – Don’t Be Afraid!

Visit The Souk – Don’t Be Afraid!

The cross-hatched trellis drew me in to the Egyptian market area in front of me. Entering the wooden arch of the souk, I was engulfed in the banter of the storekeepers. I was immediately intimidated, averting my eyes from everyone other than my husband. I didn’t want...

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The Moody Skies of Malham

The Moody Skies of Malham

Bill Bryson once said, “I won't know for sure if Malhamdale is the finest place there is until I have died and seen heaven (assuming they let me at least have a glance), but until that day comes, it will certainly do.” You see, being half English means being rather...

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Constantinople, not Istanbul

Constantinople, not Istanbul

Today's Istanbul is a vibrant and modern city built on top an ancient past. What's the past beneath, you ask? Maybe you remember these lyrics from the early days of rock'n'roll: Take me back to Constantinople No, you can't go back to Constantinople Now it's Istanbul,...

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Road Trip to Arcosanti

Road Trip to Arcosanti

In the summer of 2019, I drove myself and two puppies to Arizona. There were no hard deadlines on this trip, I had no reservations or plans, in fact, I had done little research in advance about my final destination. I had noticed in myself a defiant loyalty to the...

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Four Days of Silence in Lago Grey, Patagonia

Four Days of Silence in Lago Grey, Patagonia

I never thought silence can be so loud. That was the thought that soared to my mind as my wife and I stepped into the Martian landscape of Lago Grey in the Torres del Paine National Park. This was our honeymoon and the black, misty shores of the glacial lake wasn't...

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Cox’s Bazar – Sea Foam and Salt Grains

Cox’s Bazar – Sea Foam and Salt Grains

For as long as I can remember, Cox’s Bazar with its endless sandy beach and azure crashing waves almost blending with the horizon, has been a second home to me. Annually, my family goes there to disconnect from the busy life of the capital and spend time mingling with...

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Jardin, Colombia

Jardin, Colombia

The little town of Jardin, nestled in the Andes, is an impossibly charming village with traditionally white-washed houses and brightly painted doors. It is a three-hour bus ride from Medella­n, but it feels worlds away from Colombia's second largest city. My...

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El Salvador — Bolas de Fuego

El Salvador — Bolas de Fuego

You may have heard of El Salvador for a number of reasons, although the most prominent story is often, sadly, gang violence. There are, however, many other aspects to this small, friendly Central American country which contribute to a reality far from the image...

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On the Shores of Lake Baikal

On the Shores of Lake Baikal

I was sitting cross-legged on a pebble beach. My roll mat and sleeping bag were already laid out next to me, in anticipation of the night ahead sleeping under the stars. It was perhaps on the cold side to attempt a bivouac, but the flickering campfire and large pile...

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Visiting Ducklings In Boston Common

Visiting Ducklings In Boston Common

Boston, Massachusetts, brimming with history and culture has always been a tourist magnet attracting visitors to its world class museums, parks, sports stadiums, educational institutions and its numerous independence related sites. But I was here with my daughter for...

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A Traffic Signal in Praslin, Seychelles

A Traffic Signal in Praslin, Seychelles

The island of Praslin is an unspoiled tropical paradise boasting some of the best beaches in the world. I could spend hours admiring the crystal-clear waters of varying shades of blue. I also spent hours driving in Praslin though I usually do not like to drive. But...

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Ile Goree Island, Senegal

Ile Goree Island, Senegal

When I was in Dakar for a work meeting, I had the chance to take a cultural excursion with my colleagues and the natural choice was Ile Gorée. As a small island just 3.5 km from the mainland, it had been used as a hub for the competing European powers during the...

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