Archive for May, 2014

Gold Award in Bad Trip: Dura La Vida: The Other Side of Paradise

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

By Jillian Bright
There is a force stronger than the sea itself in that little fishing town. It is mysterious and unidentifiable, ever changing and unquestionably powerful. I can feel it pounding in the surf that reverberates up the cliff, penetrating my thoughts as I write this. For some, Montezuma is just [...]

Bronze Award in Animal Encounter: Sleepless in Southern Africa

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

By Dave Fox
It’s 4:23 a.m., and all is quiet in the Okavango Delta.
Wait, no. That’s not right. Let’s start over.
It’s 4:23 a.m. in the Okavango Delta, and I can’t sleep because the birds are antagonizing me. I don’t know what their problem is. Sure, I’ve come to Botswana to check out the wildlife, [...]

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