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North America

Another Louisiana: A Place of Small Charms

LACOMBE, La. – While time on the water – fishing, boating, paddling, gaping at ‘gators and birds – is a constant theme in southern Louisiana, the serendipity of life, and the celebration of food, hover in the background. But not too far back. Driving away […]

Plan ahead for your shore excursions

Plan ahead for your shore excursions

Above: Locals and visitors stroll among the compact, centuries-old streets of Quebec City’s Lower Town. CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island, Canada — Cameron MacDonald, who never met Edward Palmer, is busy trashing the man: “He was a politician, and a landowner who taxed his tenants, and he […]

Walking among polar bears

Walking among polar bears

Above: On the tundra, a bear decides it wants to continue coming toward us. North of Churchill, Manitoba – Moments after I clamber out of the single-engine plane and realize just how cold it is on this frozen edge of Hudson Bay, Andy MacPherson breaks […]