History, Adventure, Nature, Culture. Fact & fiction.
The End of the Tour: Why Do We Travel?
An essay on the discomfort, inconvenience, and wonders of traveling, with some history and science thrown in. – for JSTOR Daily
The Bones of Australia's Lake Mungo
Who owns archaeological history in Australia's Outback? — for JSTOR Daily.
Laos' Perplexing Plain of Jars
Thousands of jars varying in size and contents have archaeologists puzzled about their origins. — for JSTOR Daily
The World's Oldest Library, Founded by a Woman and Restored by One
On the past and future of Morocco's al-Qarawiyyin Library — for Literary Hub
Whatever Floats Their Boat
A collective of courageous ship-builders sail the waters of New York with little more than old art supplies and a boat-load of chutzpah. — for Narratively
L'Anse aux Meadows and the Viking Discovery of North America
Almost 500 years before Columbus ever sailed west across the Atlantic, Norsemen landed on the shores of Newfoundland and set up a small village. — for JSTOR Daily
The Golden Age of Timbuktu
Ancient and modern history of the famed city of Timbuktu. — for JSTOR Daily