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Jun.21.2013
           The days were long and scorching and the nights nearly as hot and long, and there we were, in Ouarzazate, someplace in the inland desert of Morocco.  Furnace-like winds flew like the music of discordant, battling bands past our...
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Jun.18.2013
Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you. - Ovid    “It’s not fair,” my brother complained half-jokingly one night on our trip to Italy.  “You’ll always spend less money than us!”  He wasn’t talking about my budgeting skills, though: He continued,  “You...
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Jun.11.2013
Mac and I spent several weeks in the English Lakes - home of poet William Wordsworth and Peter Rabbit author Beatrix Potter, among others - as an escape from the empty nest left when our youngest set off for college. We chose it for the simple reason that it was to be the setting for my...
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Jun.06.2013
    One of the reasons I love living in Paris is that I can find just about anything I want here. But one thing I, a whale fanatic and would-be marine biologist, thought I couldn’t find was a way to see whales. There are whale skeletons in the Muséum de l’Histoire Naturelle...
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May.24.2013
  Editor's Note: Faux News Network is proud to introduce a new series called On The Galactic Road.  This will be a series of travel articles to far-away places you may never have thought to visit.  Our Travel Reporter Gina Vagabond will be your host for the series.  ...
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May.20.2013
        Sometimes, you have to escape your life.  The year I turned twelve, I was desperate to discover a bigger, better world.  Other people, the elite, the rich, people who worked in big offices, got to fly around the world on airplanes, why couldn’t I...
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May.15.2013
   The statue was magical.  Staring at it, I forgot how ancient it was – it transcended time, it was a spirit, an elf, a monster.     This striking ancient sculpture was just about the only memorable thing in what was supposed to be one of the greatest museums in the world...
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May.14.2013
  A group of us had walked along a narrow path to a deserted beach near Zihuatanejo, Mexico, which in 1971 was still a village of only several thousand inhabitants. The moon was brilliant, and the ocean glistened with reflected light.  Inspired by the moonlight, the waves and the soft...
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May.13.2013
         Over the years, I’ve visited many countries, nosing around, talking with people, seeing how they live, what they’ve created and built, the direction they seem to be heading, from the cities of China to the tribal areas of Eastern India to...
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May.08.2013
          Delphine was shocked when she first visited Palestine.  She discovered a massive wall slicing brutally through towns and farms, keeping people from work, schools, hospitals, and sometimes their families.  She found a land in which...