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"Liar, liar, pants on fire"

"Liar, liar, pants on fire"

"Beware Greeks bearing gifts." During the Trojan War, the Greeks pretended they were surrendering and offered a gift of a horse. The gift was accepted and brought through the gates of Troy, but once the Trojans were asleep, the Greek warriors hidden inside the giant horse exited and slaughte…

January 18, 2013 6:22 pmLoading…
Italy's Dolomites: where majesty lives

Italy's Dolomites: where majesty lives

This small Catholic chapel lies just above Passo Pordoi, at 7,346 feet one of the most scenic passes on the Great Road of the Dolomites. The road stretches south of the Italian-Austrian border for about 70 miles.

July 03, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Italy's Dolomites: where majesty lives

Italy's Dolomites: where majesty lives

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy - Raniero Campigotto, the owner of a mountain hut nearly 7,000 feet up in the Dolomites range, is resigned to the impossibility of serving dinner without having his guests jump up midway through the polenta and grilled sausage and run outside.

July 03, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Opera: Italy's quintessential experience

MILAN, Italy - Opera is as fundamental to Italy's soul as the Colosseum, Michelangelo or pasta.

July 11, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
There's no place like Rome

There's no place like Rome

ROME — The light splashes gold over marble columns in the Roman Forum and the faded facades of Baroque palaces in the distance. Nearby, a heated dialogue resonates in the hearty Roman accents that infuse everyday interactions with playful theatricality.

October 05, 2008 12:00 am Photos

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Ga. isles' serenity in jeopardy

Ga. isles' serenity in jeopardy

CUMBERLAND ISLAND, Ga. — Drops of moisture fall from the Spanish moss that hangs from live oaks onto the fan-shaped palmetto fronds below. A hungry armadillo busily scavenges under vines and ferns. A breeze off the teal Atlantic plays with the mane of a sturdy feral horse trotting on the ivo…

February 11, 2007 12:00 amLoading…
Ga. isles' serenity in jeopardy

Ga. isles' serenity in jeopardy

 

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A hot but festive Fourth across the U.S.

A hot but festive Fourth across the U.S.

The Stars and Stripes were everywhere at the annual Fourth of July Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta, with flags taped over sports bras, sticking out of baseball caps and waving in the hands of runners.

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