Barehanded Battle to Cleanse the Bay
After two oil tankers collided near the Golden Gate Bridge in January 1971, an army of volunteers organized to clean up San Francisco Bay.
Morocco, Land of the Farthest West
Morocco features the high Atlas mountains, the searing heat of the Sahara, and cosmopolitan French- flavored coastal cities.
Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail
Designated a National Scenic Trail in 1968, the longest footpath in the U. S. leads hikers along 2, 400 miles of high country in California, Oregon, and Washington.
The Louvre, France’s Palace of the Arts
The curator of painting at Washington, D. C. ‘s National Gallery of Art highlights the treasures of one of the world’s greatest homes of art, and describes its expansion in the heart of Paris.
Mesa del Nayar’s Strange Holy Week
Cora Indians in Mexico’s Sierra Madre Occidental learned of Christ’s Passion from Roman Catholic missionaries. They have transformed it into a rite incorporating their traditional beliefs and rituals.
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