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All posts by: James Sturz

Paris Fashion Week Idyll

PARIS – From Flash Gordon to Calder mobiles to breathtaking baby's breath bouquets, we're kicking off vice week by pondering the mysteries of French fashion.

Mysteries of Kenyan WIldlife

Everyone says the animal that kills the most people in Africa each year is the hippo. Except that mosquitoes kill more. In honor of Earth Day, we ponder the wildlife in Kenya.

Fathom Questionnaire: James Sturz

Weirdest thing seen on travels: The wooden phalluses erected as fertility totems on farms in Bhutan, with suggestive strands of thick white yarn dangling from the tips.

Under the Knife in Koh Samui

KOH SAMUI, Thailand – While other travelers to paradise were having plastic surgery, James Sturz decided to carve the flesh of fruits instead.

Tyger! Tyger!

MADHYA PRADESH, India – The elephant drivers set out on their hulking mounts to track the elusive tigers, then invite you to climb onto their rickety platforms up top.

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