Una pachamanca peruana en Vermont

ANDOVER, Vermont — El olor de la menta y el humo brotaban de un hoyo en la tierra. Los cocineros laboraban con apuro pero metódicamente, colocando capas de papas, zanahorias, calabazas, habas, paleta de cerdo, presas de pollo, espaldilla de cordero, hierbas y humitas —una masa aderezada de maíz dulce y envuelta en hojas de…

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Rusty Travelers Regain Their Sea Legs

“Protocols are changing so rapidly — it’s so confusing to travelers,” said Mr. Berklich, who usually logs 200,000 miles a year. “Their minds don’t have enough space to worry about regular travel essentials when they’re worried about whether they’ll get into a country or be allowed to leave.” Dr. Wang said that traveling engages what’s…

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Going the Distance With Ease

Sliding into a stranger’s DMs wasn’t something James Miles had ever considered … until he spotted Meron Haile on a friend’s Instagram in December 2016. He then asked the mutual friend, Leah Ojesina, to vouch for him, which she did, telling Ms. Haile she thought they would be great together, or at least good friends,…

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A Love Story Sealed by Seals

A friendship lasting a decade, a first kiss in the ocean, and a post-wedding photo shoot attended by a pod of seals. Chelsea Bruck and Cyril Bennouna’s love story reads much like a fairy-tale romance, with a modern twist. The couple first met as teenagers at New Rochelle High School in New Rochelle, N.Y., when…

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A Bug’s Second Life

RALEIGH, N.C. — Sometimes inspiration flies up and smacks you in the face. That’s what happened to the jewelry maker Susan Reynolds. “One day I was walking my dog and this cicada flew around and hit me in the head, then it fell to my feet,” Ms. Reynolds said. Once they emerge, cicadas have only…

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