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white sands national monument

Purifying Myself in New Mexico’s White Sands

With no water and no clear path, the White Sands National Monument is a transformative place: lakes evaporated into gypsum fields, lizards evolved to whiteness and one hiker emerged as someone new.
djibouti beach travel story

Christmas in the Devil’s Lair

Djibouti is not your typical family holiday vacation. Instead of snow, Santa and caroling, there’s thick salt, unbearable heat and misdirection into the darkest night.
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Mission to Iguazú Falls

Three kilometres of 275 waterfalls, plummeting down at 450,000 ridiculous cubic feet per second. Iguazú Falls, straddling Argentina and Brazil, is one of the world's most heart-stopping natural wonders.
1960s French Pyrenees vacation photo

Recording Family History in the French Pyrenees

Robert Brodey's family has been spending summers in the French Pyrenees since the 1960s. After running his first race there, he reflects on nearly five full decades of changes: in the region, in his family and in their stories.