Sun, Ice and Explorers' Graves The New York Times, February 4, 2001. By Russian icebreaker through the legendary Northwest Passage, from the Canadian Arctic Archipelago to Siberia.
An Icebreaker Through the Antarctic The New York Times, January 7, 1996. A 23-day sea journey, by turns nauseating and exhilarating, to visit elephant seals, orcas, and the huts of the great explorers.
Maine Through Artists' Eyes The New York Times, September 19, 2004. Monhegan Island, off the coast of Maine, has drawn artists to its dramatic headlands and quiet coves for more than a century.
Rafting Serenely With Western Ghosts The New York Times, February 29, 2004. Renowned for its languorous gooseneck turns and Anasazi rock art, the San Juan River is the Colorado River's tributary less traveled by.
For Skiers Without Borders The New York Times, January 26, 2003. Crossing the transalpine border between bustling Snowbird and laid-back Alta.
Jesus on the Half-Pipe The New York Times, March 18, 2005. The devil's plaything? The King of Kings Skateboard Ministry is a scruffy envangelical troupe that uses the skateboard as an instrument of the Lord.