2008.07

July/August 2008


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Are we drawn closer by being farther away?
The Getaway
The Eagle Has Landed
Two operatives seize the road: The alternate universe of Cheney and Bush
Molvanîa: A Land Untouched by Modern Dentistry
Skewering the Lonely Planet style
All the Way Home
I found myself in Austin, Texas
Treasure Islands
Small pleasures and large truths in the South Pacific.
Collage Art
For more art by Sviatchenko see “Shelter From The Storm”
Grounded
Imagining a world without flight
Africa’s Latin Quarter
Despite bleak poverty, Mozambique’s multi-ethnic literary culture thrives
800 Clicks to Broadway
Escaping Lake Superior for New York
Young Leaders, Algonquin Park, 1978
Our grade thirteen history class clique’s rite of passage
Summer Letters
On the surveillance society, media, and think tanks
Q & A: Photographer Joan Latchford
An interview with Canadian photographer Joan Latchford.
Post-Colonial Journeys
In the age of the global citizen, travel literature is in crisis
Summertime, When the Visigoths Go Pillaging
Summer as a season for escape.
Loneliest Planet Europe
Travel and heartbreak, on the perfect budget
Shelter From The Storm
Fathers and sons, architecture as refuge, and a family’s great loss
Southern Ocean Cruising
Sailing south of 60 with explorers Sally and Jérôme Poncet
No Escape, Not Even to Kyoto
Tripping on the Trans-Can
Canadian teenagers in the 1970s: an exclusive photo gallery.
To Darwin in Chile, 1835
Sahara Overland
Chris Scott tackles the trackless wilderness
Summer Time
The Double Knot
I pull a Houdini
Siberian BAM Guide
How to “minimise vodka damage” on the Trans-Siberian trail
Vice, Vagabonds, and VD
The skyrocketing popularity of hitchhiking during the sixties and seventies led to a generation of “modern nomads”
Olympics Channel: Not Your Mother’s CCTV
Amid violence and human rights controversies, China has taken over the world stage. Our bloggers Mara Hvistendahl and Mitch Moxley are watching the action
Struck By Lightning
It’s random and electric, and we are forever drawn to its deadly charms
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