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Every Country Has Its Hooch

Hooch. Moonshine. Bootleg liquor. It means any illegally distilled alcohol produced outside the blessings and taxation of the government. Legitimate versions of moonshine are well-known spirits — single malt Scotch whiskey, cachaça from Brazil or rum from the Caribbean. Whatever it is, it’s based on the local flora, like Mexican […]

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Full Moon Setting Behind Holy Mountain Agung

The very active volcano, Mount Agung, is still considered holy by the Balinese people. In their earth-based version of Hinduism, the full moon is also celebrated in the temples and ashrams. This photo, looking west over the village of Jemeluk on November 7, captures these two spiritual symbols in a […]

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