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North America

North America
July 8, 2020

Big Rig

A hitchhiker makes an unexpected connection as she thumbs a ride with a road weary trucker. The big rig pulled over to the side of the road and screeched to…
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June 20, 2020

A Life Worth Dying For

Photojournalist B.A. Van Sise takes to the road in the American South to document the happenings as states begin to defiantly reopen after months of lockdown. On a rural stretch…
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North America
February 17, 2020

A Bus Stop in Hawaii

Chance encounters at a bus stop in Oahu, Hawaii show an Australian traveler the true meaning of "the aloha spirit." “Someone’s prepared,” a small voice says to my left. I…
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North America
December 29, 2019

Searching for Sacajawea

When a writer visits the tomb of the legendary Native American linguist, guide, mother and adventurer, she is intrigued by the unexpected objects left as offerings to her. The Wind…
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North America
October 14, 2019

Elegy for the Tappan Zee

While remembering the drives back and forth over a whimsically named bridge, a writer reflects on the ways it connected not only two counties, but also the moments in her…
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North America
October 6, 2019

The Mennonites of Mexico

A visitor to Mexico stumbles across a Mennonite community living by a dusty road near the shores of a lagoon. I'm riding my bike over the heat-shimmering asphalt. My eyes…
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North America
June 28, 2019

Strange Encounters at Kuilima Cove

It's dusk in Oahu. The kava is being passed around, and our writer witnesses a new kind of local ritual. Oahu’s north shore. It’s now turning dusk, and behind the…
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North America
May 7, 2019

Misheard in Mexico

A veteran travel writer retells a family travel legend with a comic twist. My taste for travel was honed at an early age in the safe, secure and staunchly middle…
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