From Salcha to Nome: One letter's fraught journey in the Iditarod

From Salcha to Nome: One letter's fraught journey in the Iditarod
In the spirit of the 1925 serum run the Iditarod was crafted after, Sass had passed his package off to another musher to make the rest of the journey to Nome. “Really it was a gift of kindness for him to take them to begin with, and then in his darkest …
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From Mechanic to Winemaker: One Man's Journey in Northern Piedmont
Tiziano Mazzoni spent most of his adult life as a mechanic, working on engines for race cars and boats. Now he makes wine. In fact, very good red wine in the relatively obscure Ghemme appellation in Italy's northern Piedmont region. “I decided to do …
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10 spectacular rail journeys … that you've probably never heard of
The VIA Rail train service between Jasper and Prince Rupert treats its passengers to beautiful views of the Jasper national park, the Canadian Rockies and the Pacific Coast. It's a two-day journey, which includes an overnight stop-off at Prince George.
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My personal journey of transformation
I was born in Romania during World War II. My family immigrated to Israel when I was six, in the wake of the Holocaust. I grew up in Tel Aviv and spent years on a kibbutz. I was part of a “socialist Zionist” youth movement, “HaShomer HaTzair”. While …
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