The importance of being James

July 2018. “James.” It took a while for the name to register in my mind. “James,” the voice repeated. “Here I am. Sorry,” was all I could say. I took my latte and spotted a seat at the corner of a Starbucks café at Munich’s Hofgarten. It was probably common for customers not to respond …

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A travel guide to the future ruins of Selçuk

December 2015. From the upper tier of seats in the amphitheater, the ruins of Ephesus weren't as impressive as they were at ground level. Its temples and gates were mere slabs and broken columns of stone, brick and concrete. Although the Library of Celsus was impressive, its façade was all that was left of a …

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