The Bride of the Sea

The Bride of the Sea is my take on Odessan identity through a lens of feminine roles. It is a walk through the city, stopping at the harbor and city halls, for a visit with sailors’ wives, and reviving urban legends....

Sculpture by the Sea

Sculpture by the Sea is the largest annual, free-to-the-public sculpture exhibition. Since 1997 it has inspired 1,168 artists to create more than 2,000 sculptures. In 2016, over 520,000 people visited the exhibition that featured 100 sculptures from artists across 17 different countries. Sculptures are displayed for three weeks...

Norway’s First & Second

After a few months in Sweden, I had some time off and decided to take a trip to Norway. My itinerary was short and simple, it consisted of the country's two major cities, Oslo and Bergen, and two train rides back and forth. [blockquote text='Bergen is a small and...

Boats of the World

This summer, we asked our readers to send in photos of local boats so we could explore the unique crafts from around the globe. Below, we have that result. Click through the images below to see some amazing photography of some amazing boats (many have multiple images within...

Tranholmen - Lauren Keim | SALT

Tranholmen

Stockholm, Sweden’s capitol, is surrounded by an archipelago of some 30,000 islands. Some are no more than rocky outcroppings while others boast year-round residents, and those that are inhabited are reached by the region’s intricate ferry system. [blockquote text='Since there are no roads, only packed gravel paths, there are...

A Mother/Daughter Trip

When I planned a Mother/Daughter trip back in April, I had visions of my sixteen year-old and I laughing, fighting and pushing ourselves beyond our capabilities. This was going to be a bike trip in Denmark, a country we had never been to and didn’t know beyond the...

March of the Seasons

When I entered college, there were strong changes in my life. Growing up in a coastal town in northern Tarragona has been positive but the four academic years helped me become aware of the land and get knowledge in exploration. My daily commute to Barcelona took an hour...

Traveling Fisherman

Raising children on the west coast in California is a true blessing; especially when your husband and eldest son can think of nothing but fishing. Give them a body of water and they’ll figure out what fish are present and how to catch them. They have become very...

Vaquita Conservation

So… here I am, on the edge of the Sea of Cortez. And that torta was delicious. It’s fascinating how such simple statements of obvious fact can also resound as profound realization. I repeated them again in my tired mind, like a mantra. [blockquote text='around 60 vaquitas remain in the...