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Beautiful: Fear

Is this what your fears feel like? Sitting exposed, on a narrow, rickety bench perched precariously on a cliff, surrounded by fog? Mine do. And I’m finding that the more exciting and hopeful my projects and possibilities become, the more … Continue reading

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Beautiful: Fog in the Mountains

If you’re going to visit Eisreisenwelt, the ice cave near Salzburg, Austria, be aware that there’s hard walking, especially if you’re not used to elevations above sea level (it isn’t all that high at 1500 meters/5000 feet, but that’s enough) … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Kashgar Animal Market

Kashgar, China, just south of Kyrgyzstan, west of Tajikistan and Afghanistan, near the Pamir Plateau, is a beautiful, dusty desert oasis town. And it’s old. Older than Paris. Maybe as old as Athens and Rome. The first recorded mention of … Continue reading

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Photo from the World: Scraping By

War is an ugly business, and sometimes in ways you might not expect. Pillaging and looting (though now we call it “trophy-hunting” or “trophy-keeping”) are a part of that. This cauldron in Xi’an, China was once completely plated with gold, … Continue reading

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Two Different Treatments

Ha Long Bay is one of the most famous sea views in the world. It’s a bay off Vietnam’s Gulf of Tonkin, and it’s filled with haystack rock formations. They range in size from mountainous, habitable islands, to small rocks, … Continue reading

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