Finnish scientists are working diligently to re-brew a rather old-style ale after disecting an ancient beer found in a 200 year old shipwreck found at the bottom of the Baltic Sea near the Aland Island. The VTT Technical Research Center of Finland says it aims to determine the recipe used in the brewing of what is “one of [...]
I guess I’m a little slow to these things sometimes but I just…literally just…found out that Slavomir Rawicz’s The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom was probably fabricated out of whole cloth. Damn. “The Long Walk” (published in 1956) describeds Rawicz’ epic escape from a Soviet gulag in 1941. Supposedly, Rawicz’ and a [...]
For some reason, there was Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) party along Dry Creek and Yellow Jacket Creek in La Plata County, Colorado yesterday. I saw somewhere between 25-30 individuals. Bald Eagle pictures and Bird-nerd’s delight! Historically, bald eagles lived throughout North America from Alaska to Newfoundland, and from Florida to California. During the early-mid 20th century, [...]
Yet ANOTHER snowstorm plowed through southern Coloroado and northern New Mexico in the last 24 hours. It brought high winds, several fresh inches of snow and…temperatures expected to drop way below Zero (F) in the next few hours. I shot this about a half mile north of Chromo, Colorado.
I was pretty taken when I saw these beautiful images of the people of the Surma and Mursi tribes in Southern Ethiopia. Human diversity is astounding and beautiful. (h/t GotSaga)
It is so damn cold these days that I need memories of warmer times. Like from a backpack trip into the Grand Canyon. This is looking west down the “esplanade” on the North Rim near Tapeats. 100 degrees. I prefer that. Grand Canyon Pictures I ##
Archaeology, beer and food have motivated award-winning author and photographer Jim O’Donnell’s twenty-five years of travel to over forty countries on five continents - and are at least partially to blame for the five languages he is sure he can stumble through. Jim is the author of “Notes for the Aurora Society”, and “Rise and Go a collection of 200+ images and short stories from Around the World as well as numerous other sordid tales, articles, half-finished novels, works in progress, essays and other scribbling. Jim is the owner and head monkey here at Around the World in Eighty Years.
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