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  • Coastal winds intensifying with climate change, study says

    Coastal winds intensifying with climate change, study says
    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...
  • Community Enjoys 96th Annual Strawberry Fair

    Community Enjoys 96th Annual Strawberry Fair
    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....
  • reFramed: In conversation with photographer William Albert Allard

     
    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...
  • The road less traveled to Machu Picchu

    The road less traveled to Machu Picchu
    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...
  • Is Machu Picchu reaching its peak?

    Is Machu Picchu reaching its peak?
    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...
  • Cuzco, Peru, travel information

    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. TELEPHONES To call the numbers below...
  • Go away with Kambri Crews

    Go away with Kambri Crews
    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...
  • Go away with Darley Newman

    Go away with Darley Newman
    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. "I think...
  • Soles4Souls founder: 16 million pairs of shoes down, 300 million to go

    Soles4Souls founder: 16 million pairs of shoes down, 300 million to go
    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...
  • Baltimore-area chocolatiers create sweetness to savor

    Baltimore-area chocolatiers create sweetness to savor
    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. In the...
  • World Watch

    Iceland The Hekla volcano, near the Eyjafjoell volcano responsible more than 100,000 flight cancellations throughout Europe last year, is close to erupting, according to volcanologists. Measurements indicate magma movement beneath the surface, and the...