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January 18, 2007 - 5:49am

Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza Debayle was known for his cruel and iron-fisted rule, but also for hospitality on a grand scale. Among his personal retreats was a coconut and sugar plantation on a beautiful stretch of beach on his country’s Pacific coast.

January 18, 2007 - 3:54am

“The last wild river in France” is the phrase you hear most often in descriptions of the Loire. Perhaps it isn’t completely wild, but absent are the hydroelectric dams, shipping locks and other water-management infrastructure found on most French rivers. The Loire flows gently in early summer and often shrinks to a mere creek by late summer.

January 17, 2007 - 10:46am

Driving past bright green fields adorned with lazy dairy cows along Virginia’s Route 220, you get the sense that you’re entering a world where you can completely unplug yourself from the nine-to-five grind. You are–but you don’t necessarily have to unplug all the way.