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THE BEST WAY TO MATA ORTIZ, MEXICO Train and bus from L.A. are the best options for getting to Mata Ortiz. From L.A.'s Union Station, take Amtrak to San Diego's Santa Fe Depot. Walk across the street to the San Diego Trolley's America Plaza Station...
PANAMA CITY, Panama — It's easy to be skeptical about whether a hotel that claims to be "green" is really eco-friendly when you hang up your towel to reuse it and the maid replaces it. I was happy to discover that the Tantalo Hotel in Casco Viejo, a...
TRINIDAD, Cuba — The taxi from Cienfuegos to Trinidad takes a little more than an hour. It's a breakneck ride on a beautiful road, with densely forested hills rising above cultivated fields. Ambling horse carts veer to the side of the nearly empty...
Larry White photographed this fairy tale-like scene during a trip to Hallstatt, Austria, in October. He and his girlfriend, Christine Cyran, visited the UNESCO World Heritage Site to celebrate her birthday, and stayed at the Pension Sarstein, near the...
Over the strenuous objections of the U.S. and Israel, the United Nations General Assembly voted today to grant nonmember observer status to a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza. The U.N. action, which was widely anticipated, was largely a...
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World NowIranian universities are shutting female students out of dozens of fields this year, saying there aren’t enough jobs available for them after they graduate, according to Iranian media. Three dozen universities across the country are not allowing...
World NowMEXICO CITY -- U.S. officials Thursday returned more than 4,000 pieces of stolen and looted pre-Columbian art and artifacts to the Mexican government, the result of 11 investigations. The recovery of the items, which include statues, hatchets and pottery,...
World NowGlobal Focus: Fracking Australia -- Lock the Gate appears to be a fitting name for Australia’s protest movement against hydraulic fracturing. It took activists years to identify threats to public health from "fracking," a classic case of getting...
QUITO, Ecuador — "Not long ago, we wouldn't think of coming to this area," Dominic Hamilton tells me as we stand on a street corner in Quito's historic area at 1 a.m. "It was horribly seedy. And dangerous." Hamilton is a Brit who, after having...
An authentic Indiana Jones is alive and well, right here in town. Baltimore, meet Douglas Comer. Operating rather inconspicuously from his Charles Village-based firm Cultural Site Research and Management, Comer has overseen some of the region's most...
Framework“reFramed” is a feature showcasing fine art photography and vision-forward photojournalism. It is curated by Los Angeles Times staff photographer Barbara Davidson. twitter@photospice Alessio Romanzi was born in Colle Sant'Angelo, a small...
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