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Did St. Brendan Reach North America 500 Years Before the Vikings?

Without hard proof, many great adventures from the past stand the risk of being ignored and ultimately forgotten.

One hundred hours in Burma: A photo diary

Knowing whether to call it Burma or Myanmar was just one of the many questions I had as the tug guided our 25,000 ton ship gingerly up the Yangon River. The dredging that had taken place earlier that morning had turned the open water from a cool bubble-bath blue to a murky brown, although I…