2008.07

July/August 2008


Shelter From The Storm

Shelter From The Storm

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