Archive | July, 2013
Hadza Bushmen in Tanzania (Image credit: Stefanie Payne)

Hadzabe Bushmen of Tanzania — Image Gallery

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Café Odeon in Zürich, Switzerland

The Haunt of My Heroes — Café Odeon, Zürich

My favorite places in the world are those which transport me to eras of history that I am inspired by or curious about — in the case of Café Odeon, it is where my artistic heroes spun great works and rulers caffeinated their power. Odeon has seen the faces and heard the voices of history’s […]

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Cherry Blossoms at DC's Tidal Basin

Free in Washington, DC

In June 2013, Kiplinger named Washington, DC the 6th most expensive city in America to live in. The LA Times named it the 6th most expensive American city to travel in. Whether you are living here or traveling here, it’s going to be relatively expensive. But, the good news is that there are ways to […]

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Dogsledding Lapland wilderness, northern Sweden. @WorldOnAFork

Dog Sledding in the Arctic North

In 1925, a deadly outbreak of diphtheria threatened illness upon the people of a small town in northern Alaska. The anecdote needed to combat the illness lived more than 2 thousand miles away, at a lab in Seattle, Washington.  U.S. officials knew that they needed to act fast and smart to save the people of […]

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Becoming a Horseman — Mongolia

When I bestride him, I soar, I am a hawk: he trots the air; the earth sings when he touches it; the basest horn of his hoof is more musical than the pipe of Hermes.  – William Shakespeare …………. When I signed the form and sealed the envelope that would confirm my spot on a […]

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