Artful Traveler

Text by K. Mitchell Snow Photos by Paul Clemence I was born in a town that was intended to disappear. Its unforgiving location at the junction of two great deserts was the happenstance of geography, it is the site of a canyon of black basalt carved by the Colorado River,

By Everett Potter Back in the 1950’s, a former British naval intelligence officer named Ian Fleming would decamp to Jamaica for a couple of months each winter. Now a budding novelist, he would knock off a new thriller in eight or 10 weeks before returning to London. Thus was James

by Deborah Loeb Bohren As a travel photographer and writer for the past eight years, I can’t remember when I’ve gone five months without getting on a plane, exploring a new city and taking thousands of photographs. But the reality of Covid-19 with its travel restrictions and prohibitions has changed

Reviewed by Richard West “The past flows with the present, Into the deep pool of Now.’ (Anon.) Visiting Iceland, even reading about it, is never a disappointment as when Friday visits Sunday. The landscape is Day Four of the Creation: huge glaciers, naked lava, hot springs and geysers, volcanoes, black-sand

By Evelyn Kanter “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.” August 18, 2020 is the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote. It’s hard to believe

By Everett Potter Exotic travel is at a standstill right now for most of us, but the next best thing may well be acquiring a vintage travel poster. Maybe an Art Deco example that depicts a beach on the Riviera, or a midcentury airline poster or perhaps a Cunard poster

KolmansKop is an abandoned diamond-mining town on the coast of Namibia. Photos by Deborah Loeb Bohren                     Deborah Loeb Bohren is a fine art and travel photographer. Photography has been Deb’s passion since her father put a camera in her hand when

By Brian E. Clark One hundred and twenty-four days through an arduous, 4,000-mile paddle down the Amazon River, Darcy Gaechter was losing it. Frustrated by the slow pace, she slapped her kayak paddle at a plastic jug floating nearby, screamed in rage, lost her balance and tumbled into the muddy water. “I

By Paul Clemence After mostly curtailing the pandemic crisis, Switzerland has been slowly re-opening the country, albeit with careful preventive protocols in places. Recently the country re-opened its European land borders and larger gatherings (of up to 1000 people) and public activities are now allowed, with guidelines for contact tracing

  Photos by Deborah Loeb Bohren                                                                     Deborah Loeb Bohren is a fine art and travel photographer. Photography