Every Tuesday during the summer since Eisenhower’s first term, the Marine Corps Drum and Bugle Corps and the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon have conducted a public parade against the backdrop of the famous Iwo Jima Memorial next to Arlington National Cemetery.
Most churches count their blessings to have one patron saint. This one has two.
It must have felt like winter was never going to end for the men who signed up to go to the icy end of the earth and found themselves at Base F.
When you think of Antarctica, you probably think of lots of white and blue. I was surprised to find that it’s a lot more colorful than that.
Trinity Church is not the only church in Antarctica, but it may well be the most elaborate.
The rugged, mountainous terrain of northern Laos is beautiful. While well off the beaten track and not really on the road to anywhere else, Luang Namtha and Oudomxai provinces are well worth seeing.
Despite a checkered history, Our Lady of Pilar Basilica in Buenos Aires has survived as the second oldest church in Buenos Aires and looking none the worse for wear.
That the Lemaire Channel is nicknamed “Kodak Gap” is a pretty good indication that it’s reliably scenic. When the conditions are right, it’s spectacular.
Seals and whales first attracted humans to Antarctica. But that didn’t go so well for them–they were hunted nearly to extinction. These days, penguins are a major draw. And it’s no wonder–for comical antics and all-around cuteness, penguins are hard to beat. On land they’re clumsy and slow. In the water, it’s a different story […]
Mannekin Pis is probably the most famous landmark in Brussels. But it’s a little, shall we say, odd.
Cenote X’kekén, near Valladolid, is one of the prettiest of the 3,000 or so underground cenotes scattered across Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. These days it’s used as a swimming hole and makes for a fun, refreshing place to visit to escape the Yucatan heat.