Situated in the northwest corner of Iran, Lake Oroumieh is anything but ordinary. Faced with major environmental problems, Iran is poised to lose this natural wonder that has sustained civilizations and provided habitat to wildlife for centuries.
In their shesh head wraps and long flowing bubus they are striking. When you add electric guitars, their on-stage presence is riveting. The rebellious sounds of legendary African rock musicians outlived the regimes that threatened them. You'll now find
On June 3, 1950, Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal summited Annapurna I, the first of the world’s fourteen 8,000 meter peaks to be climbed. Herzog’s account of the epic climb may have been one-sided, but his feat of reaching the