Erik Gauger, author of the acclaimed travelogue, Notes From The Road, takes us on a journey down the New River to the shrines of Salvation Mountain, the squatters of Slab City, the stank of the Imperial Valley and Hell-like shores of The Salton Sea in California’s border region with Mexico. Wounded sea creatures abound on the shore of the Salton...
In a single generation, South Korea has matured from a poor agrarian backwater to a flashy economic powerhouse. In less time than it took the Americans to go from the muscle car to the Prius, the Koreans went from the ox-and-plow to the bullet train. But Korea’s rapid transformation is not without growing pains. Canadian writer and teacher, Gord...

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Warming up for São João festivities: squash compote made with quicklime

This squash compote is one of the most delicious things in our winter. It's different from squash paste (another sweet very common in this...

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In the city: A portrait tour of Manchester

I pour for hours over old photos and maps. Pictures of people in the street 20, 50, 100 years ago still seem alive somehow.

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