The country is on the southwest coast of Africa and is named after The Namib, a 1,200-mile-long stretch of real estate where scorching desert in stunning contrast overlaps frigid sea. Water, wind, sand and sun play off each other to create a unique visual landscape that challenges the most versatile of photographers.
It’s that time of year again when kids everywhere start clamoring for that most dreaded of family excursions — the annual trek to a nearby amusement park.
Wandering the hilly, narrow cobblestone streets in our home base of Montalcino, Italy, a Medieval city of interlocking passageways, steps and alleyways curving around and through and behind and beyond the main square, I reminded myself I was walking through history spanning eight hundred years.
Cited as a “technological marvel,” the Newseum presents five centuries of news history over 7 floors, 14 galleries, 15 theaters and 130 hands-on exhibits with the focus on the story behind the stories, where how news is made and how it is reported is itself the big news.