Articles tagged essays, travel, memoirs, photography, criticism

18 Jul 2007 // 11:31 PM

TRAVELOGUE: In surreal Salvador beats the heart of Brazil

SALVADOR, Bahia—I’m asleep in a restored colonial mansion turned bed-and-breakfast, deep in the city’s historic center, when a cacophony of joyous rhythms

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TRAVELOGUE: Cinque Terre offers serenity from the noise of Italy

RIOMAGGIORE, Italy—Far from the spinning postcard racks, the camera-wielding tour groups, the blare of the train whistle and the lyrical background noise of everyday

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12 Jul 2007 // 11:55 PM

TRAVELOGUE: An Israel that goes beyond the headlines

Whatever you imagine Israel to be, it probably isn’t this: Buttery local olive oil, hinting of spice, sampled on a breezy afternoon beneath a

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10 Jul 2007 // 2:00 AM

TRAVELOGUE: Beijing’s Olympic bubble

Wang Hai Xia, who knows Beijing pretty well, had to ask directions twice to find the Dashanzi Art District in an industrial area outside the

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TRAVELOGUE: Amid the drab landscape of Joshua Tree lies a bounty of treats

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Calif.—Brown. I’m headed south along Park Boulevard, just outside the town of Twentynine Palms, and everywhere I look it’

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29 Jun 2007 // 2:44 AM

TRAVELOGUE: A hip tour of hippie-dom

SAN FRANCISCO—The “Summer of Love” turns 40 this year, and parties are planned. So, is this the death knell for Haight-Ashbury’s hipness? If 30 was “

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28 Jun 2007 // 9:59 PM

At Large and At Small: Familiar Essays by Anne Fadiman

Fadiman's essays may start out as handshakes, but they quickly distill into murmurs floating across the table during a long afternoon squandered over Earl Grey and blueberry scones.

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5 Jun 2007 // 10:00 PM

At the Same Time by Susan Sontag

There's an exciting pressure here for artists and writers alike to shake up the status quo, to go under attack.

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TRAVELOGUE: The Duke’s co-star: A movie pilgrimage to Monument Valley

MONUMENT VALLEY, Ariz./Utah—He remembered the first time he saw this place. It was October 1948, and the chill of high-country autumn had already set

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20 May 2007 // 3:18 AM

The world’s initial glimpse of Mary McCartney, first-born child of Paul and Linda McCartney, was in a casual snapshot of her perennially cute dad.

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“Rue de la Bucherie” (1865/1869) by French photographerCharles Marville is found in the exhibit, “Paris inTransition: Photographs from the National Gallery ofArt,” at the National Gallery

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'Herald' Attempts the Troubled Waters of the Colonial Narrative

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"The “colonialism” at play is not between nations, rather it seems more interested in how it influences a man recently come of age.

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