Monumental Earthworks of Poverty Point

Monumental Earthworks of Poverty Point UNESCO World Heritage Site

From the World Heritage inscription for the Monumental Earthworks of Poverty Point: Monumental Earthworks of Poverty Point owes its name to a 19th-century plantation close to the site, which is in the Lower Mississippi Valley on a slightly elevated and narrow landform. The complex comprises five mounds, six concentric semi-elliptical ridges separated by shallow depressions …

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An Open Response To the Society of American Travel Writers For Having Stripped Me of My Travel Photography Awards

This morning I was notified by the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) that I have been stripped of all travel journalism awards given by the organization and its foundation for the use of performance enhancing drugs. In particular I have been stripped of the following awards: 2012, 2013 and 2014 Lowell Thomas Awards for …

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