Travel

Maine, With Photographers

Our friend D. called this a sacred place, and that's what it is, to my family and me. The lone farmhouse on a hill, overlooking the vast meadow and Penobscot Bay. Reached by boat,...

Easter on an L.A. Rooftop

The Petit Ermitage in West Hollywood is an eccentric, otherworldly escape: carved-animal benches and Moroccan-red fabrics, roof-garden dining, tangerine trees, herb-infused cocktails,...

Showtime In OKC, Part II

12/4/15 We’re staying at one of the two nice old hotels in Oklahoma City, near the Bricktown shopping district. By the door to the restaurant, between wine racks and brass door handle,...

Showtime In OKC, Part I

12/3/15 Oklahoma City has the ghost-town feel of hard times and early winter: parched grass, brown-leaved trees; strip malls and empty parking lots; rusted oil-drilling equipment and...

Back at the Ranch

Hanging out with foals is one of the all-time greatest things, especially when they're as friendly as this guy. Scratch his back, and he's your new best friend, breathing on you with...

Cuba Journal, The Final Episode

2/17/15 Day Six: Politics, Mansions, and Music So now the last installment, in which we finally get to hear some of that fabulous Cuban music. Mostly, though, it’s a marathon of...

Cuba Journal, Part III

2/15/15 Day Four: Art Tourism Another day, another mansion full of art. This time a breakfast visit. Our first warmish morning, and we all drift, groggily, with coffee and guava juice...

Cuba Journal, Part II

2/14/15 Day Three: A Countryside Excursion, A Diplomatic Visit, Art-Scene Nightlife Valentine’s Day morning, we board the bus at half past seven and head for the countryside: Viñales...

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