| Jul 3, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Summer winds are intensifying along the west coasts of North and South America and southern Africa and climate change is a likely cause, a new study says.
The winds, which blow parallel to the shore and draw cold, nutrient-rich water from the deep ocean...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:46 AM
It was a long time ago, but Bea Shields says she learned her lesson.
Shields began volunteering her help with the annual Strawberry Fair, hosted by South Congregational Church in East Hartford, in 1938. The event marked its 96th anniversary on June 7....
| Jul 8, 2013
Michael Robinson Chavez, Los Angeles Times Peru is the reason I became a photographer. It was 1988, and a friend had given me a camera and the manual on how to use it. I arrived in a country in the midst of a civil war and mired in chaos. I was hooked;...
| Feb 12, 2014
William Albert Allard has contributed to National Geographic Society magazine stories and books as a photographer and writer since 1964. Considered one of color photography's most celebrated pioneers, Allard is a former contributor to Magnum Photos and...
| Jul 24, 2011
Our first view of Machu Picchu was from across a cloud-covered valley. My daughter Betsy and I had hiked three hours in air so thick that you could cut it with a machete. We were exploring the partially restored Inca ruins of Llactapata with our...
| Jul 24, 2011
At the top of the mountain, where an attendant will take your $46 ticket, foot traffic is steady and cellphone reception is excellent.
At the bottom of the same mountain, the town teems with pizzerias, tourists chatter in half a dozen languages and a...
| Mar 18, 2012
THE BEST WAY TO CUZCO
From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Cuzco is offered on LAN, Aeromexico, American, United, Delta and Copa. Restricted round-trip fares, including taxes and fees, are $766-$786.
To call the numbers below...
| Feb 21, 2012
When bill collectors called the Crews house, they talked to Kambri, the hearing child of deaf parents. Today, Kambri Crews, a 40-year-old author, having watched her charismatic father beat her mother, tells her compelling life story filled with love, hope...
| Feb 28, 2012
There are many lifestyle shows about travel, but Darley Newman has tapped into a unique niche. The host, writer and producer of the Emmy Award-winning PBS series "Equitrekking," has combined her love of exploring with her passion for horses.
| Dec 5, 2011
| 7:23 PM
Wayne Elsey, CEO and founder of Soles4Souls, traces the birth of his sprawling international charity to watching news coverage of the 2004 Indonesian tsunami and seeing a single shoe wash up on a beach.
From that initial seed, he said, sprouted an...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 6:24 AM
People who want chocolate a cut above the stuff found near grocery store checkout lines have plenty of big-name national brands to choose from.
But connoisseurs know the only way to get truly fine chocolate is to find a local chocolatier.