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  • Celebrating the life of the well-traveled Pat Nixon

    Celebrating the life of the well-traveled Pat Nixon
    As the wife of an ambitious politician, Pat Nixon had her hands full. Besides keeping up with Richard Nixon's various political incarnations, she had a household to run and two daughters to raise. But as a new exhibit on the centennial of her birth at...
  • History lives in the Yucatán

    History lives in the Yucatán
    YUCATÁN PENINSULA, Mexico — What's the Mexican drug-war body count now? 47,000? Ever since the killings began to escalate in late 2006, I've been visiting the country less and choosing spots more carefully. But the Yucatán Peninsula was an easy...
  • Amazon basin cruise

    Amazon basin cruise
    It's 9 a.m. and the piranhas aren't biting. No matter. Our skiff is backed up to a banana tree in the flooded Amazon River basin of Peru on this warm and sunny morning, and pink dolphins are putting on a show a few feet in front of us. Yes, pink dolphins,...
  • Photographer Battles Yale Over Peru Photo

    A Glastonbury photographer claims in a lawsuit that an image he photographed in 2000 in Peru - showing an ancient stone gateway at the  famed Machu Picchu ruins in the Andes - was used in a Yale University Press book and wrongly credited to a Yale...
  • In Peru's Colca Valley, a birdwatcher's paradise

    In Peru's Colca Valley, a birdwatcher's paradise
    Some people head to Peru to climb Incan ruins; some go to sip pisco sours. Me, I went for the birds. The very big birds. Peru contains a staggering 10% of the world's avian population, and the Colca Valley — a stunning slice of earth notched into...
  • City worker peddled vitamins to owners of restaurants she inspected

    City worker peddled vitamins to owners of restaurants she inspected
    On a cloudy afternoon in September, Chicago health inspector Charity Okoro arrived at Taste of Peru and began pointing out problems. "She comes into the restaurant really mad, really screaming," recounted co-owner Cesar Izquierdo, according to city...
  • The road less traveled to Machu Picchu

    The road less traveled to Machu Picchu
    Our first view of Machu Picchu was from across a cloud-covered valley. My daughter Betsy and I had hiked three hours in air so thick that you could cut it with a machete. We were exploring the partially restored Inca ruins of Llactapata with our...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Visiting Machu Picchu

    THE BEST WAY TO MACHU PICCHU, PERU From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Cuzco is offered on LAN Air. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $719, excluding fees and taxes. To cover the roughly 70 miles between Cuzco and the ruins, most...
  • Kid Rock bringing big sound to small Illinois town

    Kid Rock bringing big sound to small Illinois town
    Kid Rock will be taking the stage Friday in Illinois, but not in Chicago like he did at the United Center and House of Blues in 2011. No, the “Cowboy” and “All Summer Long” rocker will be performing on the Illinois Valley Regional...
  • Cuzco, Peru, travel information

    THE BEST WAY TO CUZCO From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Cuzco is offered on LAN, Aeromexico, American, United, Delta and Copa. Restricted round-trip fares, including taxes and fees, are $766-$786. TELEPHONES To call the numbers below...
  • World Watch

    Iceland The Hekla volcano, near the Eyjafjoell volcano responsible more than 100,000 flight cancellations throughout Europe last year, is close to erupting, according to volcanologists. Measurements indicate magma movement beneath the surface, and the...