SHAH JAHAN: KING OF THE WORLD
Shah Jahan ruled the Mongol empire with a ruthless brand of justice and flagrant self-celebration. But his greatest monument would come to be inspired by something other than his delusions of grandeur; it would be inspired by love.
ROOT CANALS AND SIPHONED PETROL
Life in border towns is often driven by contrasts between countries straddling the line. To survive, you have to be street smart, fearless and perceptive.
VOICES OF THE MOUNTAIN
Kilimanjaro, Hakuna Matata. Sharon Kaufman on the adventure of a lifetime.
BORDER GAMES – PART II
After 1,600 kilometers of potholes, several near accidents and numerous Mexican army drug checkpoints, we were close to the U.S. border. And then things got interesting. (This is Part II of a three part series on international borders.)
INFECTED BY FEELINGS
The question of what constitutes art is an everlasting debate. Whether it be a Tinga Tinga style painting or a Mongolian horse bridle, true art infects you with feelings.
VOICE OF KILIMANJARO MOUNTAIN
Inspired by her friend Sheila Robertson's Kilimanjaro climb, Johan reminds us, “Life is really worth living to the fullest.”
CLIMBING KILIMANJARO FOR CHARITY – A GOOD THING TO DO
When Mike Ramsden called wanting to do a fundraising climb for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, I signed up on the spot - as the guide. The CLIMB FOR THE CURE was a huge success; win-win is an understatement.
BURNESHA: CODE OF CONDUCT
The notorious Albanian Blood Feuds left many families without a male head of the household. Following strict moral codes, the eldest daughter chopped off her hair, swore virginity and took on the role.