From 1969 to 1970, Mike Close served a year-long tour of duty in Vietnam. Earlier this year, he revisited the country for the first time since the war, in a trip that turned out to be as much about change as it was about memories. When Mike and his wife Chris decided to make the [...]
Some brides-to-be dream of walking down the aisle in a white dress, but not Randi Lass. Instead, she dreamed of visiting Bhutan, a country that had fascinated her since she first read about it in National Geographic as a child. When she and her fiancé, Patrick Reyes, decided to make the trip, Randi had an idea. [...]
Here’s a photo from my 35 mm film archives. In February 1995 I traveled to India to visit a friend who was studying in the ancient holy city of Varanasi (also known as Benares). One day at dawn we took a boat out on the Ganges River to watch the sunrise. The city and the [...]
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Crossing Time Zones shares travel-related stories, photos, news, and reviews by Annika Hipple, a freelance writer, photographer, and tour leader based in Seattle, Washington. A dual citizen of the United States and Sweden, Annika is a lifelong traveler with particular interests in adventure travel, ecotourism, and sustainable travel.
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