Follow David and Janet Carle as they travel the 38th Parallel seeking water-related environmental and cultural connections. Their book, TRAVELING THE 38th PARALLEL: A WATER LINE AROUND THE WORLD is published by the University of California Press (2013). They have crossed the U.S., Europe, Turkey, Turkmenistan, China, and Korea, and Japan. Why 38°N? See the answer posted in September 2009
Traveling the 38th Parallel, a Water Line around the World links
The Sierra Wave news service ran a radio story about the hazy skies recently in the Eastern Sierra, where we live. It is that time of year when the dust storms blow off the Asian deserts; we saw that in action when we were in China.
So we wondered about the Eastern Sierra haze in the air last week, speculating that it might be the Asian spring dust reaching around the globe again. Good to have that confirmed, yet it is not a pretty thing. We are a very connected
world, which is both good and bad and that is one of the key lessons we discovered as we traveled the 38th Parallel around the world. Here's the link to the radio story: