Articles Tagged ‘death valley’

A Taste of the World’s Monuments to Salt

A Taste of the World’s Monuments to Salt October 5, 2010 | Culture/History, Featured, Offbeat | Read More
It’s one of the world’s oldest seasonings, used in food preparation, religious ceremonies, and ritual cleansing. Legend says that Roman legionnaires were often paid partly in salt, giving rise to the word salarium, which we know as the modern word, salary. Yes, that salt in the shaker on...

Ten More Songs For Your Summer Travel Playlist

Ten More Songs For Your Summer Travel Playlist June 10, 2010 | Culture/History | Read More
Just recently, a blogger over at wildjunket.com posted a list of ten songs to add-to or inspire your summer playlist, as well as your summer travels. Songs on the list include Duran Duran’s Rio, Freddie Mercury’s Barcelona, Ultravox’s Vienna, and of course Toto’s Africa and Men At Work’s Down...