Archive for April, 2011

Hang on, little dog!

Hang on, little dog!
A tour of the world, fantastic adventure and spell-binding story, The Umbrella is a wordless picture book that shows the many inadvertent adventures of a black terrier, carried from the desert to the sea, jungle and North Pole, by a red umbrella. It’s not just because of the spunky little dog that we love this
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Ross Island, Antarctica

Ross Island, Antarctica
Kindly contributed by Ed Larson, professor of history, traveler and author of An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science. Travel is one of my passions. Since graduation, I have visited nearly 100 countries and all seven continents, much of it with a backpack and traveling locally by train or
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Père-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris

Père-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris
Kindly contributed by David Downie, author of Paris, Paris: Journey into the City of Light. “Hilly, wooded, with winding paths knotted around crumbling tombs, the cemetery of Père-Lachaise in Paris’s 20th arrondissement is just possibly the best-loved monumental city of the dead in Europe. Long ago I became a Père-Lachaise habitué, drawn by the serpentine
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Dengchi Valley, Sichuan

Dengchi Valley, Sichuan
Kindly contributed by Henry Nicholls, author of the forthcoming The Way of the Panda The huge, foreboding oak doors of the Dengchi Valley Cathedral in Baoxing County, Sichuan are mostly locked. But once a week, on a Sunday, they are opened for the local inhabitants to attend a service in one of the oldest Catholic
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