The Azores

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Study population levels and migration routes of endangered sea animals—whales, turtles, and dolphins—in the Portuguese Azores islands in the Atlantic Ocean. The archipelago’s rich waters are filled with some of the world’s most threatened species,...
I rarely leave my ranch and studio in New Mexico for very long. But I have a thing for animals, and I've always wanted to see whales up close. So a few months ago, I set off with my daughter, Maggie Trakas, for the Azores, a group of nine islands ...
Our airplane is descending in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, and I can't get Barry Manilow out of my head. "It's a miracle!" he keeps singing. "A true-blue spectacle! A miracle come true!" We are 932 miles from Lisbon, 2,200 from New York City,...
ASIAHua Hin, Thailand Like much of the sea pine–dotted coast within a few hours of Bangkok, Hua Hin started out as a little-known village where the only commuting involved the local fishermen sailing to and fro. Its popularity has grown e...