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An ancient sea where Odysseus escaped the sirens song or heroically battled the brutish Cyclops is my imagined association. Although a more real place, the Sargasso Sea is surrounded by beauty, mystery, and legend. First discovered, or at least first...

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The islands of Bermuda do not have mountains, thus rivers or streams. However, fresh water is gathered naturally from rain and stored underground. Under the islands is a vast system of caves carved over eons into marine limestone. Only a few...

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Turbulence, not the ordinary jostle, but feats of gravity stomach flips. I quickly pull open the window cover, snow-white clouds blanket the earth, then, such a downward surge that the whole of the plane's passengers cried sharply in unison, "EWW!"...

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