PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Inside History

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Inside History


Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you — it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you... hopefully, you leave something good behind.
— Anthony Bourdain

HISTORY & DISCOVERY

IN THE NEWS: KING TUT IRREVERSIBLY DAMAGED

January 25.2015 — The current political unrest in Egypt has threatened the historic sites, museums and artefacts for some time now and has seriously affected the tourism industry. In the news this week, it was revealed that the pressure to keep popular exhibits on display to maintain the floundering industry resulted in the irreversible damage of the sarcophagus of King Tut... more


HISTORY & DISCOVERY

DISCOVERING ROSSLYN

January 20.2015 — I have to admit, I get a certain thrill (okay, I totally geek-out) when I get to visit a place that I've seen on the big screen — Rosslyn Chapel did not disappoint. Made famous in the film version of Dan Brown's novel The Da Vinci Code, this ornately carved church overlooks the beautiful rolling... more


TRAVEL & ADVENTURE

IN PHOTOS: DJEMAA EL-FNA

January 15.2015 — I had heard that Djemaa el-Fna, the gigantic main square in Marrakesh, was an open-air theatre full of action, entertainment and general hoopla, but words can not describe what was waiting for me when I wandered there one night as the sun was setting... more


HISTORY & DISCOVERY

INTERIOR OF A WWII SUBMARINE

Updated Post — Moored in an inactive part of Pearl Harbor sits the USS Bowfin (above), a submarine that sank 44 ships before the end of the war, that has been preserved and is open to the public. I would not consider myself to be claustrophobic, but even with all of the hatches open to allow fresh air into... more

 

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