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Walk Like an Egyptian: Part II

<b>:: 2017 SPRING TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST WINNER ::</b><p>Hibiscus juice, Friday clerics, amputees, persea trees, Aswan, feluccas, sempiternal asses, raki, the …

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Walk Like an Egyptian: Part I

<b>:: 2017 SPRING TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST WINNER ::</b><p>Jackal-headed gods, Flaubert, black velveteen, Luxor, lateens, marzipan-chested hoopoes, architraves, …

Egypt

The Peculiar Melancholy of Parking Lots

Asphalt, patriarchs, decay, snowball fights, Blue Ridge, maps as art, insistent dogs, loss, bicycles, risk, heat & the shifting filters of memory.<p>The …

Plastic

<b>2016 FALL TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST FINALIST</b><p>Broken needles, conflagration, sunglasses, scavenging children, bleached tresses, Cambodia, vermin, ocean …

A Long Prayer for New Zealand

<b>2016 FALL TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST FINALIST</b><p>Moriori, dysmenorrhoea, mindscreens, Te Anau, spelunking, missed turns, Doubtful Sound, glowworms, …

Lovely Creature

<b>2016 FALL TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST FINALIST</b><p>Cairo, red gerberas, crocodiles, gummy bears, Omar Sharif, donkeys, sarcophagi, Nasrs, shisha nana, Anubis, …

Finding El Saez

<b>2016 FALL TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST FINALIST</b><p>Forgotten names, death, Volkswagen Kombis, fried yucca, American dollars, social debt, Artemisa, open palms …

Who Really Saved the Cathedral?

Oast houses, schoolboys, Chaucer, kippers, gargoyles, World War II, Canterbury, makeshift ropes, incendiary bombs, borstals & the Mother Church of …

Sailing the Maine Coast

Frenchboro, Brooklin, Midcoast Maine, pink granite, lobster rolls, E.B. White, phosphorescence, Eggemoggin Reach, Deer Isle, Pulpit Harbor, …

In Thessaloniki

Weariness, mathematicians, Easter lambs, bagged beers, no vacancy, Greece, dendrites, pit fires, golden eggs, photo albums & “Für Elise.”<p>The run-up …

Six Weeks in Brazil

This photo essay follows a disastrous six-week trip across Brazil in 1995 when I was in my twenties. I wanted to show typical problems of a young and …

Border Crossing to Cymru

Worn corduroy, doting Welsh, train wrecks, dolmen stones, imagined blackberries, dead sheep, burning greens, sable-maned witches & the sea.<p><b>I. The</b> …

Falls Only a Collector Could Love

Orchids, amoebas, postal strikes, brothers, the Andes, film photography, drought, anthropologists, bridal-veil lace, Popsicles, homesickness, …

Some Vague Stars to the South

<b>2016 FALL TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST WINNER</b><p>Bakers, Grand Mufti, Bashar al-Assad, Epictetus, Rumi, butchers, lecture halls, Syrians, Battle of Kadesh, …

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RVs, road trips, White Sox, peach ice cream, corn palaces, mini golf, garden gnomes, Jiffy Pop, mothers & empty Walmart parking lots.<p>Our childhood: a …

Amphibians

Speedos, Congressmen, swimming, Maine, Jesus, carpenters, planes, roach clips, L.L. Bean, fiddleheads, dreadlocks, blackened pillows, Mallomars & one …

The Ravens of Pine Mountain

Songbirds, murders, rhododendrons, jack props, stinging nettles, Kentucky & white blazes.<p>To begin, the raven is not at all like the crow.<p>The crow, …

The Brotherhood of the Wind

Gentle scarves, kangaroo rats, black leather, the Grand Canyon, enameled mugs, tufa, Heritage Softails, wind, blood & soaring eagles.<p><i>Photos by Piotr</i> …

A Simpler Life: The Hutterites of Southern Alberta

Pincher Creek, cornflakes, tractors, Moravia, Christianity, Walmart, flowerbeds, smartphones & Princess Diana.<p>There is no sign for the Hutterite …

Standing Rock

In celebration of the recent Standing Rock victory, here is a preview of a 21-page photo essay by Douglas Despres—about life in the Oceti Sakowin …

2017 Nowhere Print Annual

It’s here. It’s the best Annual we have made yet. More stories, more pictures, more excellent travel writing…<p>Drew Bratcher writes a “Letter from …

Shooting the Edges

Economic landscapes, Super-8, Memphis, punks, skaters, artists, India, Pakistan, the ocean & the Bandung Conference.<p>Todd Chandler is a filmmaker, …

On the Sound

Caves, throttles, motorcyclists, rhyming, inner ear, the Northern Pacific, elegiac intervals, bright red geraniums, neighborly glances & Mr. Loose …

Clearing Out

Dance halls, Ike and Tina Turner, Maker’s Mark, grandmothers, dogwoods, Otis Redding, Singin’ in the Rain, impatiens, Leviticus, mimosa trees & …

Farm Crisis Kid

Drought, Missouri, farmers, rain, the Pope, Joan Lunden, milk prices, Channel 5, banks, FDIC, basketball, “Good Morning America” & the clear blue …

Bangkok, or “On Gender”

<i>.</i><p>Coming of age, your favorite game was always “Guess the Gender.” You would first play this game, which you knew better than to openly discuss, as …

Faroe Islands: The Photos

Read Story<p>The Faroe Islands

Baðstofa

North African pirates, port towns, Heimaey, Vestmannaeyjar Islands, Icelandic slaves, cycling, dwarf men, sagas, supermarkets, Halldor Laxness, …

A View from the Windshield of My Car

Buffalo, Badlands, marriage, harvesters, Deadwood, the Missouri River, interstates, rest stops, Council Bluffs, heliotropic current sheets & The …

A Day and a Night on the Late Big Bone

Ohio River, barred owls, canoes, Kentucky, Gunpowder Creek, fog, abandoned camps, Clark’s Army, coarse tobacco, clay pipes, shad, the Great Miami & …