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October 23, 2020

BRAZIL: SAINTS AT THE DEVILS THROAT

“HERE LIES FATHER JUAN, A GOOD MAN.” A small bronze plaque at Iguassu

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October 22, 2020

LAND’S END

“LAND’S END TO JOHN O’GROATS” It’s easy to imagine

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October 22, 2020

WARTBURG CASTLE

LUTHER’S ERFURT & WARTBURG CASTLE In Erfurt, Martin Luther was an

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October 21, 2020

PARTYING WITH THE POPES

THE POPES OF AVIGNON KNEW HOW TO PARTY The Popes of Avignon certainly knew how to

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October 21, 2020

GRAND CANYON: THE FIRST WHITE WATER TRIP

WHAT DO NEIL ARMSTRONG AND JOHN WESLEY POWELL HAVE IN COMMON? Today, the raft

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October 20, 2020

LA PIAZZA DELLA SIGNORIA

THE MOST ILLUSTRIOUS TOWN SQUARE IN FLORENCE What’s the best vantage point to

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October 20, 2020

THE GOLEM OF PRAGUE

OLD-NEW SYNAGOGUE Prague boasts one of the world’s more peculiar city mascots:

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October 19, 2020

COLOGNE CATHEDRAL

THE “DOM” AGAINST THE SKY When a resident of Cologne returns after even

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October 19, 2020

CELLULOID ROME

TREVI FOUNTAIN Rome is one of the most filmed cities on earth—and its signature

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October 16, 2020

NEW MEXICO: THE BOHEMIANS OF TAOS

“THE GREATEST EXPERIENCE OF THE OUTSIDE WORLD” THAT D. H. LAWRENCE EVER

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October 15, 2020

GERMAN WINES

THOSE GREAT GERMAN WINES Historically, Germany’s wine has suffered an

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October 15, 2020

ROME: BIRTH OF THE VATICAN MUSEUMS

FROM RUINS TO RENAISSANCE RICHES. In the early 1500s, Rome was littered with ruins

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